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Thomas Dunne (Head of School)

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Is a chartered surveyor   who joined the College in Bolton Street in the 1980s following ten years private practice with one of Ireland’s largest firms of property consultants.  During that time he was involved the property investment market advising clients on the disposal acquisition of various types of investment property.  Originally having lectured in property valuation his current research interests now include  property taxation and housing.  Tom is a former President of the Society of Chartered Surveyors and is currently a member of the International Governing Council of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors  which is the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property and construction. In 1999 Tom chaired the Government’s Commission on the Private Rented Residential Sector and chaired the Private Residential Tenancies Board ( the PRTB) from 2004 until 2009.  In recent years he was chairman of the Irish Property and Facility Managers Association.  He is currently honorary editor of the Surveyors Journal the professional publication of the Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland. 

 

 

 

 

 
Tel: 01-4023678
Email: tom.dunne@dit.ie
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School and Industry News


Photo Gallery

A new gallery of photos of activities at DIT's School of Surveying and Construction Management is available here.


Surveying the Future

RICS promotion of careers for Geomatics Surveyors (from the Guardian newspaper).

See the advert.

Graduates Required

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) has today launched its Employment Opportunities and Skills Requirements for Property and Construction Surveying 2014 - 2018 Report.

The report warns of a shortage of qualified graduates coming into the industry which could threaten the pace of recovery in the property and construction sector.

 


DIT's School of Surveying & Constrution Management held its first Surveying Week for Transition Year students in April 2014.

Please read our Surveying Week DIT 2014 blog to find out about the experience.

If you, or a transition year student that you know, are interested in taking part next year (and this may run at a different time of the year) please contact the school secretary at surveying@dit.ie

 

Birmingham Trip

DT111/2 & DT117/2 Joint Class Trip to Birmingham to visit sites as described in the accompanying Report on Birmingham trip.


Competition Win

Congratulations to Sai Sri Harsha Sunkrannei who received 3rd place in the final of the CEEC cega competition 2014.

Sai Sri is pictured below with Tom Dunne, Head of School of Surveying and Construction Management, DIT.

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International Competition Winners

The School offers its congratulations on winning 1st place in the region 8 Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) competition in Birmingham City University on April 24th 2014 to Matthew O’Grady, Craig Grattan, Michael Hickey and Stephen McCarthy.

The team was mentored by Sonya Meekel who is also Vice Regional Director of region 8 ASC and a member of the competition's organising committee.‌

 


Surveying Week

The School of Surveying & Construction Management, DIT,  supported by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI), will host its first ever Surveying Week for Second level (Transition Year) students in the week commencing 28th April.

During the week you will be engaged in a range of practical and 'learning by doing' fun activities which showcase the different land/property/construction/geomatics programmes at Ireland's leading Surveying School and a selection of the careers that these programmes can lead to. Please click on Survey Week 2014 to view our information sheet.‌

For more information about making an application to participate please contact Catherine Noble cnoble@scsi.ie (by Monday April 7th).

Mary McLoughlin Receives Honorary Membership to the SCSI.

Ex staff member Mary Mcloughlin recently received Honorary Membership to the SCSI. This is only the second time such a distinction was given by the SCSI. Click on the picture for more information.

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The School of Surveying and Construction Management is located in DIT, Bolton Street Campus
 
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