Try Engineering Technology 2019 at WIT

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The Department of Engineering Technology at WIT is holding a ‘Try Engineering Technology’ day for senior cycle secondary school students.

  • Date: 23 January, 2019
  • Time: 9:30 am – 16:00 pm
  • Location: WIT Main Campus
  • Cost: €10

Study Engineering Technology

Students will participate in hands on practical labs encompassing all four engineering areas,  Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, as contained within the Department of Engineering. The day will also have  information talks from graduates, employers and students from the  Department. Our staff and students will be available to offer advice regarding our courses and what college life is like at WIT. Tours of the campus and laboratories will also be conducted.

This event is primarily aimed at 5th and 6th Year Leaving Certificate students, however, TY students are also welcome to attend.

How to book

The cost of the event is €10 per student which covers all materials for the day as well as a take home engineering ‘goodie’ bag.  Teachers and career guidance counsellors are also very welcome to attend.

Booking early is advised as places are limited.

Event timetable

9.00 – 9.30: Registration (Atrium, Cork Road Campus).

9.30 – 10.00: Technology Talks

10.00 – 12.00: Engineering Technology Workshop (2 hours)

12.00 – 13.00: Lunch (students can use the on campus catering facilities)

13.00 – 15.00: Engineering Technology Workshop (2 hours)

15.00 – 16.00: Q&A session

Register your place online now.

Gemma Creagh

Gemma is a nomadic writer, filmmaker, & journalist. She was born in Cork, lives in Dublin, and studied in Belfast & Galway, where she graduated from NUIG’s Writing MA. She has penned articles for national publications and is the editorial assistant for Film Ireland Magazine. Gemma was the writer and co-producer of the five-part comedy ‘Rental Boys’ for RTÉ’s Storyland. Her short films have screened at festivals around the world.
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