Students

 

Engineering Your Future (EYF) 2015 is now closed for applications.

The programme will run in April/May 2015.


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 taking part in 2015 include:

  • CIT - NOW CLOSED for applications
  • DIT - NOW CLOSED for applications
  • IT Carlow - NOW CLOSED for applications
  • IT Tallaght - NOW CLOSED for applications
  • UCD - NOW CLOSED for applications
  • Waterford IT - NOW CLOSED for applications
Places are limited, and the application process is competitive.

Engineering Your Future 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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