Engineering Your Future (EYF) 2014 is now open for applications. Read about the programme below and then follow the links for more information, including key dates and application forms for each college.

Engineering Your Future  is a week-long, hands-on programme for Transition Year students who have an interest in science and maths.  It is designed to introduce them to the exciting and diverse world of engineering.

The event, supported by STEPS and hosted by a number of third-level institutes throughout Ireland, offers Transition Year students the opportunity to:

  • Gain a better understanding of the skills required of engineers and the career opportunities available to qualified engineers. 
  • Learn about the disciplines and technologies making up the exciting world of engineering. 
  • Meet engineers at various stages in their careers and hear about their experiences. 
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the diversity of engineering at third level and its subject content.
  • Experience what engineers do on a daily basis through industry visits.

Engineering Your Future 2013 student testimonials

"I found it a brilliant learning experience and will definitely recommend it to anyone looking to do engineering"

“Great experience and really helpful in choosing college courses”.

“I hope to study engineering in a few years and the week confirmed this for me as I think that engineering is so diverse, innovative and interesting.”

“I learned a lot, enjoyed myself, and made friends.”


Follow these links to read the application criteria for each college and to fill in an application form. (NOTE: You may only apply to one college.)