Engineering Your Future - TY Students

Engineering Your Future 2018 'Fashioneering Programme' at IT Tallaght

Applications are now open for this exciting and innovative new programme which combines fashion, design and engineering. The programme runs at IT Tallaght for a full week from Monday, May 14th to Friday, May 18th. 

Apply here now: EYF Fashioneering app form

Applications open until Friday, April 20th. 

Name of institute Institute of Technology Tallaght (IT Tallaght)
Location IT Tallaght campus
Length of EYF programme 5 days
Date of programme 14th May to 18th May 2018 (Monday to Friday inclusive)
Closing date for applications Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
About the programme at IT Tallaght
About the programme at IT Tallaght

This unique camp is focused on Fashioneering and uses an exciting blend of fashion, design, engineering, smart materials and coding to create functional clothing and wearables to solve some of the issues we will face in Dublin 2050.
  • Experts from a number of companies will make a presentation to students based on their current role and the future of their technology. They will then set a design challenge for the students to work on.
  • The students will apply the principles of design thinking to come up with innovative ideas, which we will then prototype and refine.
  • Designers will be here throughout the week to mentor the students.
  • There will be an opportunity for a research visit.
  • The experts will attend a showcase of the designs on Friday.

Cost to attend:EUR75
(NOTE: Fee is waived for applicants from DEIS schools.)
Cost to attend: EUR75
(NOTE: Fee is waived for applicants from DEIS schools.)
Application criteria Application criteria: Students should have an interest in design, creativity, invention, the future of fashion and technology, and social innovation.

The successful applicants will be chosen through a combination of factors, including Junior Cert results and reasons for wanting to participate in the programme.
Other information Other information: Students must cover their own travel expenses to and from college.

Students must commit to attending every day of the programme.

Students will be provided with a EUR5 lunch voucher to use in the college canteen each day.
Terms and conditions Read full Terms and Conditions here