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Who we are

Uversity is a Registered Charity that has been awarding Higher Education Scholarships to Adult Learners since 2018. Uversity recognises that there are individuals with potential and ambition who have not acquired a Bachelor’s degree due to personal and, or financial circumstances. Uversity’s Scholarships aim to make a degree possible by offering successful candidates financial support and programming to achieve their educational, personal and professional goals.

What we do

Each year Uversity advertises and awards Higher Education Scholarships to Adult Learners to enrol on a Bachelor’s Degree in selected institutions on the island of Ireland. Uversity provides Scholars with financial support and programming throughout their degree to ensure their success during and after their educational experience. Uversity collaborates and communicates with educational and other stakeholders to share experience, widen our network of supporters and inform Uversity’s ongoing operations.

Uversity Picture Conor McCabe Photography.
Uversity Picture Conor McCabe Photography.

Our Staff
& Board

Uversity is governed and managed by dedicated staff and Board of Directors who subscribe to Vince Lombardi Jr’s words that,

Excellence can be obtained if you. . . dream more than others think is practical... expect more than others think is possible.

Colleen Dube
Chief Executive Officer
Tracey Leech
Suzanne McNulty
Board Member

Suzanne McNulty brings strong legal and practical skills to the Board of Uversity with a keen interest and focus on governance and compliance. Suzanne is a practicing solicitor with 20 years’ experience in the areas of corporate law and governance and commercial law. She has significant experience advising shareholders and boards on all aspects of corporate governance and procedures. She worked in private practice for many years and has spent the last 10 years as in house counsel working closely with the executive teams and directors.

Dr Daniel O'Hare

Dr. O’Hare has been a consultant to the World Bank and OECD and has extensive experience as Chair and Board member to a wide range of governmental, educational and charity organisations. He has had a formative impact on Ireland’s higher education landscape as Founding President of Letterkenny Institute of Technology, President of Waterford Institute of Technology and his 22 year tenure as founding President of Dublin City University.

Brian O'Sullivan
Company Secretary

Brian O’Sullivan has been engaged in venture capital investment for 25 years. He is a Director of International Investment and Underwriting which he represents on the boards of a number of companies in the technology and leisure sectors. Brian is a graduate in Engineering from University College Dublin and has a Master’s in Business Administration from Boston College.

Our Supporters

Uversity interacts with an extensive range of stakeholders that educate and support adult learners. Through these interactions, Uversity raises awareness of our Scholarship Programme, our Scholars and creates a community that will assist our Scholars on their educational and professional journeys.

Education Institutions & Relevant Organisations

Uversity actively engages with a range of educational institutions and other relevant organisations on the island of Ireland to support our applicants and Scholars to access educational opportunities, supports and additional sources of funding.

The Scholarships

Uversity advertises and awards Higher Education Scholarships to Adult Learners to enrol on a Bachelor’s Degree for the first time