DIT Grangegorman Campus
Arup - DIT Grangegorman Scholarship
Global engineering consultancy Arup has teamed up with DIT to provide a research scholarship opportunity at DIT's new City Centre Campus at Grangegorman. Consequently, DIT is currently recruiting for the Arup-DIT Grangegorman Scholar to carry out post-graduate research into "The Client’s Role in pre-procurement of a Public Private Partnership". We would like to extend our sincere thanks for Arup for their support of this research at DIT. If you are interested in learning more about the Arup-DIT Grangegorman Scholarship please visit the Learning @ Grangegorman section below.
Progress continues in the snow
Torrential rain, storm-force winds, even snow! - we're getting it all here in Grangegorman at the moment, but progress continues relentlessly with all contractors continuing to report that each works package remains on programme. Behind the scenes,DIT has employed Rogerson Redden as project managers for the logistics of relocation to Grangegorman of the activities of students and staff currently in Mountjoy Square, Portland Row and Temple Bar. Less than seven months to go and everyone is focused on achieving our September 1st opening.
The demolition of the non-historic buildings and the removal of more of the trees has opened up new views of Dublin, never seen before. This photograph shows just how close Grangegorman is to the centre of Dublin. The shot shows the dome of the Kings Inns, the Spire and the upper floors of Liberty Hall in a line above the above the roof of Rathdown House, with the Ulster Bank buildings on Georges Quay visible to the right.
Spot the Differences
Over the past few months, the campus site has been transformed and is now in full construction mode in preparation for the arrival of the first students in September 2014. The 1st of the photos above was taken in 2007, the 2nd on 18th December 2013. The next aerial photos will be available before Summer. Expect even more differences by then.
The works on the Adaptive Reuse Tranche 1 package have provided us with a sight that has not been seen in over 30 years. For the first time since the early 1980's the lights are on in the entire interior of the North House.
An Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny T.D, today turned the sod on the ‘Site Infrastructure and Public Realm’ contract. The €26m contract, which has been awarded to Roadbridge Ltd, creates over 200 construction workers on site, will shape the entire site and lay down the services backbone which will allow all of the building plots to be constructed in turn. Also present for the occasion was Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairi Quinn TD, and local TDs Minister of State for European Affairs, Paschal Donohue TD, and Deputy Maureen O’Sullivan.
DIT's new campus at Grangegorman
Grangegorman - Building Dublin's Future
Grangegorman 3D Map
Works packages on the development of the DIT New City Centre Campus - Grangegorman
Over the period of the development of the campus, news of each works package will be provided on a specific linked page for each package. Works packages will added as the project develops.
Information for Students
From 2014 to 2017, over half of all DIT's education and research provision will transfer to the new DIT City Centre campus at Grangegorman. This page provides links to information for getting to college in Grangegorman, graphics of the campus layout identifying the buildings that will be ready for the students in 2014 and 2017 and further information about the move as it becomes available.
Learning at Grangegorman
The development of the New DIT City Centre Campus at Grangegorman will provide several types of learning activities for staff and students over the course of the project. This section will be developed as a link to these activities as they arise.
Over time, a wide variety of learning activities will be added. For now, the following is a small selection of the variety of learning activities that have already taken place on the project.
The DIT New City Centre Campus - Grangegorman is part of the overall Grangegorman Development Project which aims to create a vibrant new city quarter with a diverse mix of uses on the former St. Brendan's Hospital grounds in Dublin city centre. The delivery of the overall project is the responsibility of the Grangegorman Development Agency (GDA), a statutory agency established in 2006 by the Irish Government to plan for and implement a complex, multi-phased development that provides: