Access Service - TU Dublin City Campus

The TU Dublin - City Campus Access Service provides a broad range of supports to ensure that students from communities and backgrounds where there is little tradition of participation in higher education succeed in accessing and graduating from higher education.

The TU Dublin - City Campus Access Service works directly with 30 secondary schools in the Dublin inner city, Louth, Cavan, Roscommon, Longford and Meath, with 32 primary schools and through the Higher Education Access Route, a collaborative access entry route, indirectly with secondary schools nationwide. '

The TU Dublin - City Campus Access Service currently supports over 1,000 students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds and worked with over 10,000 students through its school and community initiatives.

Access students have achieved considerable academic and other success during their time in TU Dublin - City Campus and upon graduation. Retention rates of access students are higher than retention rates amongst the general student body and increasing numbers of access students are achieving distinctions in final exams.

Access is embedded in TU Dublin - City Campus at every level and the success of Access rests on collaboration between external partners, the Access Service and services and colleges in TU Dublin - City Campus.