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Outreach Programmes for School Students

Wednesday, 6 September, 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, register your interest for 2023 here GetFeedback

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 an students.

June 2023, students can register here.

The College is happy to facilitate one to one phone calls with students who may have questions on the programmes. Please email laura.egan-obrien@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 register here Home Page - UCD Undergraduate Courses (myucd.ie)
Engineering Open Day                                                   10th January 2023
Architecture Open Day                                                   14th January 2023
Landscape Architecture Open Day                                   14th January 2023
City Planning & Environmental Policy Open Day                14th January 2023

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)

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 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