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International Students

At Kimmage DSC our welcoming environment and friendly staff will ensure that you receive the help and encouragement you need to successfully complete your studies.

Every year we welcome international students from several countries including Nigeria, UK, Tanzania, Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Palestine, Uganda, Togo, Botswana, Lesotho, Kenya and several more.

While you study at Kimmage DSC you will learn and work with students of different nationalities, you will have to express yourself in the English language and will experience the Irish culture. These are valuable experiences which your community and employers will appreciate.

See more information on college Policies and Procedures for students.

Also see the Maynooth University International Students page.

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any queries. International students may also find the resources listed below of use.


Irish Council for International Students (ICOS)

ICOS is an independent organisation advocating for the rights of all international students in Ireland. Its website provides information and advice on studying in Ireland as well as information on the Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme.
It also offers advice on practicalities such as the cost of living, accommodation, getting around, student services, health insurance, visas, study methods and more. Visit their website for further information.

Education in Ireland

Enterprise Ireland runs a website to market and promote Ireland’s international higher education options. It has useful information on what you need to know before and during your stay in Ireland. Visit their website by clicking here.

Student Success Toolbox

Are you ready for study? The Student Success Toolbox is a website with a range of resources to help you decide whether you are ready for our flexible learning options, and also helps you prepare for part-time or distance learning study.

Crosscare Migrant Project

This resource provides general information on rights in five languages as well as exploring culture, language, history, society and participation in Ireland. It is a non-government information and advocacy project that provides information to intending, existing and returning Irish emigrants and migrants to Ireland, and also works to achieve positive change in migration-related policy. Visit the website here.

Citizens Information

Citizens Information is an Irish public information service. It gives useful information relating to study in Ireland but also on public services and entitlements such as health, consumer rights, government systems and so on. Visit the website by clicking here.


Dublin City Council runs a website with useful practical information for living in Dublin as well as information on events, entertainment and local news. Visit the website here.

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