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Through a range of pre-entry activities, alternative entry arrangements, and post-entry supports, the Access Office strives to ensure that TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus facilitates equity of access and progression.

Contact Information

Location: Ground Floor, Room 002.
TU Dublin Tallaght Campus.

The role of the Access Office can be broken down into two areas:

1. Pre-entry: to promote and encourage entry into the University by students from groups currently under-represented in higher education through our .

2. Supports for current full-time registered students who are in one of the following groups:

  • Access Students from linked schools ) ACE/CAN/BACE.
  • Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) Students. 
  • Mature students (who were 23 years old or over upon entering the University and are attending a full-time programme).
  • QQI/FET/FETAC applicants.
  • Members of the Traveller Community.

The Access Office provides advice and guidance in relation to Financial supports, Academic supports and Social/Personal supports. If you are a student who entered the University through one of the above Access admission routes and wish to meet with us, please book an appointment here or by selecting the icon below.

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The Access Office works with local DEIS Post-Primary Schools (in Dublin 10, 22 and 24) on a range of activities, including school talks, campus visits, subject workshops, and University / School staff co-operation to increase the educational options available to those local students.

To achieve this goal, TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus is actively involved in a number of collaborative activities with local groups and agencies, national organisations, and other Higher Education institutions, working to promote and facilitate access to third-level, including:

  • ACE (Access to College Education, Tallaght)
  • ASPIRE 2 (operating in Ballyfermot through the support of DPS Engineering)
  • BACE (Access to College Education, Ballyfermot)
  • CAN (Clondalkin Access Network) 

Only students from the following schools can avail of these services as well as the post-entry services of the Access Office when they start a full-time undergraduate programme at TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus:

Schools currently linked to the TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus Access Office:


  • Killinarden Community School, Tallaght
  • Mount Seskin Community College, Tallaght
  • St. Aidan's Community School, Tallaght 


  • Kylemore College, Ballyfermot
  • St. Dominic's Secondary School, Ballyfermot


  • Caritas College, Ballyfermot
  • St. John's College De La Salle, Ballyfermot


  • Collinstown Park Community College, Clondalkin
  • Deansrath Community College
  • St. Kevin's Community College, Clondalkin

The Access Office are also linked with;

  • James Street CBS, Dublin 8
  • Youth Horizons, Tallaght

Please contact the Access Office on 01-4042173/01-4042529 or with any queries you may have.

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October Update:

All MABS appointments for the month of October will be held in the MABS office Hainault House, The Square, Tallaght, Dublin 24. We will inform you of when MABS will be back in the University but for now all appointments will be seen at the MABS office.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

MABS offer support with budgeting, managing your money as well as fees, grants and social welfare entitlements. MABS is free, confidential and independent. The Student Budgeting Advisory Service will provide you with information about the many supports availabe to you as an TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus student.

Appointments with MABS will be available to all TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus Students each Wednesday morning (by appointment) in the Access Office, room 002 (beside Reception) in the main campus building.

Contact MABS

Please note if the Wednesday morning appointments are all filled, you can contact MABS directly on 076-1072370 or 076-1072372 to make an alternative appointment in their main office beside Premier House - Hainault House, The Square, Tallaght.

Email: / Telephone: 0761072370 /  Website: / Facebook / Twitter


Booking an Appointment with our Student Budget Advisor

Please select here or on the button below to book an appointment with our Student Budget Advisor

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