Engineering Your Future (EYF) 2015 will open for applications in January 2015 and run in April or May 2015.

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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.

Hosted by a number of colleges around the country, the Engineering Your Future programme provides a week of exposure to the various engineering disciplines. Attending students gain a meaningful, practical insight into engineering at third level and as a career - interacting with lecturers and graduates, taking part in workshops and meeting engineers during industry visits.

The programme, 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.

The colleges that took part in 2014 included:

  • AIT
  • CIT
  • DIT
  • IT Carlow
  • IT Tallaght
  • UCD
We will announce details of the colleges running the programme in 2015 shortly.


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.”

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