Approximately 364 new bed spaces designed for students will be developed in Ballymun and funded by supermarket giant, Lidl.
In the aftermath of Storm Emma, Dublin City Council announced water restrictions across the greater Dublin area which left DCU without water across its campuses.
An educational expert has warned parents against obsessing over sending their children to college.
Jason Nesbitt would like to see a designated space in the new student hub to give students a chance to take time out from their stressful college day and look after their mental well-being.
New VideoDoc initiative does not cater for those seeking help for mental health despite students waiting up to 6 weeks for one to one counselling.