Student Life

Student Life

As a student at TU Dublin, you are automatically a member of TU Dublin Students’ Union. You can expect a level of service, support, guidance and engagement that is not matched in any other third-level institution. The union prides itself on the role it plays in students’ lives, including fantastic events and entertaining, informative campaigns.

Since the strength of any students’ union depends on its membership, please get involved as much as you can.

TU Dublin Sport supports participation and performance in sport and the health and wellbeing of our students and staff. Our state of the art sports facilities, sports clubs and the Elite Sport Programme, provide a huge range of opportunities to train, play and compete in sport. There is something for everyone, whether you are new to sport and physical activity or a keen sportsperson looking to play competitively, TU Dublin Sport is here to help you get involved, stay active, meet new people and have some fun.


Sports Facilities

TU Dublin Sport offers state of the art sports facilities, located on campus and at various top sporting facilities to meet all your sporting and exercise needs. Our facilities include fitness centres with world-class fitness equipment, sports halls and studios, all-weather and natural grass pitches and a host of other sporting facilities to support the provision of sports and physical activity programmes for our students, staff and the local community.

Sports Clubs

Sports Clubs provide a huge range of opportunities to train, play and compete in sport, no matter what your interest, ability or level. With nearly 40 Sports Clubs to choose from ranging from water sports to team and adventure sports, there is something for everyone! So if you would like to get fit and healthy, try something new or meet new friends, TU Dublin Sport has a club for you.

Elite Sport

The University is committed to excellence in sport and through the Elite Sport Programme, TU Dublin Sport supports higher standards of performance for elite sports individuals to excel and realise their full potential both in sport and education while also making a positive impact on the future of Irish Sport. Our elite sport initiatives are for students who wish to compete at the highest levels in sport while pursuing an academic qualification at the University.

Read more about the Athlete Support Programme here and the Elite Athlete Academic Entry Scheme can be found on our page.

As you get into college life, it may surprise you to learn that it’s not all about beating the well-worn track from lecture hall to library and vice versa. TU Dublin has more than a hundred societies including volunteering, performing arts, campaigning, religious, sign language, student media and course-related societies. Run by students for students, the societies are supported by the staff of the society’s office through advice, administration and finance. TU Dublin seeks to develop our community on campus by providing activities, events, entertainment and development opportunities.

If you’re new to college watch out for our for Clubs & Socs Day which takes place at the beginning of each new academic year – it’s a great way of meeting new people and finding out what’s on offer. In the meantime follow our social media channels for updates.