Student Life

Your college experience is about more than your course, it is about starting the next chapter of your life – your new world. At DkIT you have the chance to grow academically and personally, meet like-minded people and work towards achieving your dreams. As a student here, you'll have instant access to a variety of social, cultural, sporting and recreation activities designed to make your DkIT experience one you'll never forget.

Making the most of your time at DkIT

Get Involved

DkIT has more than 65 student-led clubs and societies, bringing together like-minded students to celebrate and enjoy their interests.  Whether you’re into music, arts and culture, politics, sports, activism or academic pursuits - there’s sure to be a club for you.

Sport and fitness

At DkIT we believe sport is for all, from absolute beginner to top-class athlete, there are opportunities for everyone to get involved, keep healthy and get active. Participation in team sports, top-of-the-range gymnasium and sporting facilities, regular keep fit sessions, sports scholarships and trophies galore! These will all be at your fingertips as a DkIT student.

Explore your North East!

Studying at DkIT will give you access to one of the most culturally rich and beautiful areas of Ireland - the North East. From breath-taking natural landscapes and charming towns and villages, to some of the most historic and ancient-sites in Ireland, the variety in the Nrth East is truly remarkable.



Why not volunteer?

Volunteering provides quality opportunities for students to encounter new experiences, develop skills and make a difference to the community. At DkIT you can join the award-winning Volunteering Society which is supported by the Louth Volunteer Centre to create a positive impact on the community in the North East.

DkIT Volunteer Society

Go Global

DkIT is a truly global college. In addition to amazing study abroad opportunities, we have more than 600 international students from 25+ different countries studying with us. This means that whether you decide to study abroad or stay closer to home, you will always have the opportunity to meet, interact and make friends with students from all over the globe.

Go Global

Know Your SU

You have the chance to become a member of the DkIT SU – one of the most active students’ unions in the country. From amazing themed nights, to public debates and student awareness campaign, the SU’s vision is to make sure you love your time at DkIT. It offers an enviable range of help, advice, supports, events, activities and entertainment.