Networking event with attendees June 4 Day 1

Seize the opportunity to experience university life with UCD’s Summer School for secondary school students entering 6th Year or (Year 13 A-Level) in September 2024.


Engineering Summer School

Tuesday June 4th, 9.00am-4.00pm

Are you driven by the desire to tackle global challenges head-on, using your problem-solving prowess to address pressing issues in healthcare, the environment, or energy sectors? Or perhaps you’re fuelled by the dream of innovating the next breakthrough in smartphone technology? If your answer resonates with a resounding “yes,” then exploring the field of Engineering at UCD could be your next step towards making a tangible impact. Unleash your potential and discover if you have what it takes to be an Engineer by immersing yourself in our UCD Engineering Summer School.

What happens on the day?

The Engineering Summer School offers a firsthand glimpse into life as a UCD Engineering student. Dive into the dynamic world of engineering through engaging lectures and hands-on practical sessions. Experience a taste of the diverse Engineering disciplines available at UCD. Plus, gain valuable insights into the pivotal roles engineers play in industries like mechanical, energy, electrical, and electronics through our careers talk.

Who can register?

The Summer School is for students who are going into 6th year or Year 13 (A Level) in September 2024. Students must be taking Mathematics and a Laboratory Science subject at Higher Level in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent in order to participate.

What does it cost?

The UCD Engineering Summer School costs €35 and includes a sandwich lunch and tea/coffee. A reduced rate of €15 is available for applicants whose families are in receipt of job-seekers or disability payments. If you wish to avail of this discount rate please email for a discount code before booking your course.


For any inquiries regarding the UCD Engineering Summer School , reach out to Sumita Roy at

Where will the UCD Engineering Summer School take place?

The UCD Engineering Summer School will take place in the UCD Engineering & Materials Science Centre. The UCD Engineering & Materials Science Centre is building number 23 on the UCD Map

Time Activity
9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.30 – 10.00 Introduction to UCD Engineering
10.00 – 12.30 Mechanical Engineering Presentation & Workshop
12.30 – 1.30


1.30 – 3.30 Biomedical Engineering Presentation & Workshop
3.30 Summary and close
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