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Discover DCU: Pre-orientation online learning platform

Posted on August 6, 2019

New things, new places, new learning!

Discover DCU is a series of eight short interactive online courses designed to help get you settled in and introduce you to the tools and skills you need to succeed at university. Work through each of the courses at your own pace and complete the simple activities.

The Discover DCU series is not compulsory to complete but is full of important information, helpful tips and advice to prepare you for your journey here at DCU.

The courses are divided into two stages:

Stage 1: Pre-orientation

  • Discover DCU (expectations about DCU/getting off on the right foot and starting well)
  • Discover your Community (different ways  of getting involved – clubs and socs)
  • Discover Technology (the university systems)

Stage 2: Learning Skills

  • Discover Organisational Skills
  • Discover Study Skills
  • Discover Research Skills
  • Discover Assignment Writing
  • Discover Exam Success

Click here to learn more. 

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