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Outreach Programmes for School Students

Tuesday, 19 December, 2023

UCD’s College of Engineering and Architecture offers a series of different outreach programmes and seminars designed help school students gain a deeper understanding of Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or City Planning and Environmental Policy (depending on their area of interest). These programmes / seminars will help them gain a deeper understanding of the area they will be studying, how they will study, the opportunities and associated future careers.

STEPS EYF is an engineering experience programme that gives Transition Year students a hands-on, fun and practical insight into engineering at third level and as a career.  During the programme, which is run over five days on UCD’s campus, students attend interactive talks and presentations; get hands-on experience with group-based activities; visit local industry and meet engineers at various stages in their careers.

EYF is run in conjunction with Engineers Ireland STEPS programme.

UCD EYF usually runs in May each year, (opens in a new window)you can learn more about the programme here

Unfortunately UCD has finished taking applications for EYF 2024.

We are inviting all students considering studying their bachelors of Engineering, Architecture, City Planning & Environmental Policy or Landscape Architecture at UCD to attend one of two webinars to meet our academics and the College Office staff.

This is an excellent opportunity to answer any questions you may have in relation to studying at UCD.

Register now:

5th year school students are invited to join us on UCD’s campus for a half day event, where they will have the opportunity to experience college life, meeting lecturers, staff and students.

June 2024, students can (opens in a new window)register here.

The College is happy to facilitate one to one phone calls with students who may have questions on the programmes. Please email (opens in a new window)sumita.roy@ucd.ie to arrange.

There are a number of open days hosted on UCD campus which both potential students (5th / 6th year), their parents / guardians and guidance counsellors can attend.

UCD Open Day                                                              Saturday 12th November 
Engineering Open Day                                                   (opens in a new window)9th January 2024
Architecture Open Day                                                   (opens in a new window)13th January 2024
Landscape Architecture Open Day                                   (opens in a new window)13th January 2024
City Planning & Environmental Policy Open Day                (opens in a new window)13th January 2024

Watch out for updates.

Take an immersive physical or virtual tour around the UCD campus guided by our current students. Explore the amazing facilities in the Student Centre, including our Olympic-size swimming pool, health and fitness centre, student cinema and much more.
Tour Types: Virtual & Physical.
Duration: 30 – 40 mins (approx)

(opens in a new window)Book your campus tour here

The UCD Festival is an annual public event, which takes place June each year for an in-person celebration of the best of UCD.  Don’t miss this unique day of celebrations, connections, discovery and exploration.

This is an excellent community and family event. More details and (opens in a new window)booking here

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

Room 122 & Room 126, UCD Engineering and Materials Science Centre, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
T: +353 1 716 1868 | E: eng.arch@ucd.ie