International Students

The Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy team are looking forward to welcoming the new international and erasmus students arriving in Dublin, and have a programme of events that students can sign up for.  If you are interested in coming along to our events please sign up below.

 Register for Weekly Updates and for details of Events coming up

Our international and erasmus student lunches have been a chance to get to know each other and find out what events are coming up in each campus and what's on in Dublin.

We will be adding more campus lunches as soon as we have them confirmed so keep popping back to see if your campus lunch has been added.

Kevin Street and Aungier Street:

When:  24th January 2018 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Where:  Gleeson Hall, DIT Aungier Street

Register here fo Kevin Street and Aungier Street lunch

 

Bolton Street:

When:  23rd of January 2018 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Where:  Room 263 (beside the coffee dock) 

Register here for Bolton Street lunch

 

Cathal Brugha Street

When:  30th of January 2018 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Where:  Green Room, DIT Cathal Brugha Street

Register here for Cathal Brugha Street lunch

 

 

Grangegorman:

When:  To be confirmed

Where:  To be confirmed

 

‌Irish Dancing Evening

Have great fun at our Irish Dancing evening with Internationally renowned Seán Nós dance teacher, Mairead Casey. Mairead has taught in Italy, Germany, France, Sweden, Denmark, the United States and Germany, and will provide expert tuition for those of you who’d like to learn some Irish Dancing steps.

Dance to traditional Irish music played by some of Ireland's finest traditional musicians.  You will learn a few steps that will help you to be able to take part in Irish Cultural events for many years to come. Light refreshments will be provided.  

Book here for the Irish Dancing Evening

 

 

 

Walking Tour and Visit to Music Venues

Get to know the local area around your campus. Chaplains will take you on a walking tour of the local area introducing you to all the local facilities and best places to go during your stay in Dublin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glendalough Trip

Glendalough is an amazing place. It is a monastic city since the 6th century. Many travel to Glendalough for the sheer beauty of the place. On this trip you will not only experience the beauty (weather permitting) but we will introduce you to the spirit of Glendalough through the lens of its monastic history and its deep roots in the Celtic world, and open your eyes and minds to the wonder of this very special place.

You can enjoy more of the breathtaking mountain scenery as we take the 'scenic route' back to Dublin through the Wicklow National Park (weather permitting)

Book here for the Glendalough Trip 

 

 

 

Weekly Email with information on things to do or places to go in Dublin

We will keep you updated on events happening around Dublin and around the country that you might enjoy taking part in if you sign up for them on our website

 

 

Delving Deeper‌

The Chaplaincy Service welcomes each and everyone of you to Dublin. We arrange these events because we believe in the Christian duty of hospitality which has proven to be a great joy for us. The aim of these events is to make you feel welcome during your time here while getting to know one another. While these events are helpful many of you may want extra support from the chaplaincy. If you are interested in finding out where your local place of worship is please feel free to contact me and I will advise. If any of you are specifically interested in exploring some aspects of our Christian heritage please email me and we will meet to look at issues likes Irish Monasticism, the role of Churches in the Peace Process in Northern Ireland, caring for the homeless as well as recommending you to places of worship that you can deepen your involvement with during your time here. My email is alan.hilliard@dit.ie

 

 

 

The Chaplaincy team will be organising more events this semester so whether you are a new student to DIT or a returning student, we encourage you to keep an eye out for upcoming events here, and on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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