Limited Places Still Available for NUI Galway Engineering Summer School

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Pictured using mechanical power with motors and gearboxes at a recent NUI Galway Engineering Summer School were (l-r) Kate Kerane, from Co. Tipperary, and Gemma Rothwell from Co. Wexford.
Pictured using mechanical power with motors and gearboxes at a recent NUI Galway Engineering Summer School were (l-r) Kate Kerane, from Co. Tipperary, and Gemma Rothwell from Co. Wexford.

NUI Galway’s College of Engineering and Informatics still has a few spaces available on their one-day Engineering Summer School. The summer school is specially designed to give prospective students a real taste of university life through a wide range of hands-on practical activities and students interested in attending have a choice of two different days to participate, Thursday, 27 June, or Friday, 28 June.

The summer school, which will take place in the new state-of-the-art Engineering Building on campus, is a free event which provides second-level students the opportunity to learn more about the various fields of engineering which can be studied in NUI Galway. 

“We have seen a huge interest once again this year amongst both senior and junior cycle second-level students in our Engineering Summer School, but we have a few remaining spaces which students can apply for”, according to Professor Gerry Lyons, Dean of Engineering and Informatics at NUI Galway. “The places in the free summer school are competitively awarded so we would invite any students who would be interested in learning more about Electronic, Mechanical, Civil, Biomedical or Energy Systems Engineering to apply for these last few places.”

Interested students, particularly those undertaking Higher level Maths, can find out more information at http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering/summer-school/ and can apply by email to damien.scanlon@nuigalway.ie before Monday, 17 June. Applicants should indicate what year they have just completed at second level and what level of Maths they are undertaking for the Junior or Leaving Certificate.

-ENDS-

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Author: Marketing and Communications Office, NUI Galway
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