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DCU International: Student Experience Panel

17 June 2021

10:00 AM Dublin

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Accelerate welcomes eight new partner institutions!

Our eight new partner institutions are located in Canada, the USA and the UAE. Learn about each of these globally recognised institutions below.


Brenau University


Private, not-for-profit Brenau University is an innovative, comprehensive university founded in 1878. Brenau provides quality higher education based in the liberal arts and structured upon its nationally acknowledged values of small class sizes, personal attention to individual students and reasonable costs. 

College of the Canyons


College of the Canyons provides students with rich academic knowledge and market-driven, technical skills relevant to the ever-changing global workplace. College of the Canyons provides students with rich academic knowledge and market-driven, technical skills relevant to the ever-changing global workplace. It offers a 2+2 program where students can transfer two years' worth of credits to a four-year institution and study for only two more years to earn a bachelor's degree.

Jacksonville University


Jacksonville University is a premier private institution where students have the freedom to pursue their passions and the flexibility to design a customised education. JU encourages students to combine more than 100 majors, minors and preprofessional programs unique to students' interests and skills.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University


Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s only polytechnic university. Many of KPU’s programs incorporate work experience, practicums and cooperative education to prepare students to become global citizens. KPU has five campuses across Metro Vancouver namely KPU Civic Plaza, KPU Langley, KPU Richmond, KPU Surrey and KPU Tech.

New York Institute of Technology – Vancouver


Founded in 1955, the New York Institute of Technology is a private research university committed to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship among students through its tech-focused programs. The Vancouver campus features cutting edge facilities and a vibrant campus community where social and recreational activities are organised throughout the year.

Rochester Institute of Technology


Ranked #112 among national universities by the U.S. News & World Report, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a leading technological institution. Combining technology, arts and design, students of RIT are provided with a wide range of academic opportunities that include co-op education, sustainability research, innovation projects and more.


Saint Louis University


Ranked #103 among national universities by the U.S. News & World Report, Saint Louis University offers students a highly rigorous and transformative education and prepares them to become well-rounded leaders and critical thinkers who will contribute to the world. At SLU, students learn by doing through hands-on experiences built in their programs of study.


University of Wollongong in Dubai


University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is the first international Australian university in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Its curriculum and teaching practises are patterned to UOW Australia, which ranks among the top 1% of universities worldwide. Academic staff and faculty are active researchers and recognised leaders in their fields. Students can study for one year in the UAE and finish in Australia for Australian post study work opportunities.

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3 June 2021

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2 June 2021

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News from Santa Monica College, Western University and Griffith College

Santa Monica College to offer in-person classes for fall 2021



  • Santa Monica College will offer 484 class sections in-person for the fall 2021 intake which begins on 30 August
  • Santa Monica College retains a flexible, nimble approach that follows science and public health guidance, while keeping students’ and employees’ wellbeing the highest priority.

Western University kicks off more initiatives for 2021



  • Scholarships. The first round of recipients of the New Western International Scholarships have been notified of their awards via email and their scholarship letter is also visible on their Western Student Center. Agents can download their International Scholarship flyer
  • Student Direct Stream (SDS). If students are eligible and are applying for a study permit using the Student Direct Stream (SDS) application process, Western will automatically issue them an Official Western Letter that confirms they have accepted their offer of admission and that they have submitted a tuition payment
  • Conversion sessions. Recorded webinars for offered students can be viewed here. Other upcoming webinars for offered students are posted here
  • New program to be launched. Western is excited to announce a new major in Climate Change and Society.  Once finalised, the program will appear on the Accelerate platform.

Griffith College updates for September 2021 arrivals


  • Programs are expected to be delivered on campus for those who travel to Ireland
  • For those who do not arrive in time, programs for the fall semester will be recorded
  • Fully vaccinated people are exempt from hotel quarantine (translated proof required)
  • Griffith College will subsidise single student travellers by 30% who are required to stay in mandatory hotel quarantine.
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