EMPOWER  (Limerick/Clare Region) (TY, 5th Year Second Level Student)

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EMPOWER (Limerick/Clare Region) (TY, 5th Year Second Level Student)

EMPOWER is a HEA funded 1-week summer programme designed to support young potential innovators & entrepreneurs. (second-level students only)

By TUS & Mary Immaculate College (MIC)

When and where

Date and time

June 6 · 9:30am - June 9 · 3:30pm IST


MIC Limerick & TUS Moylish, Limerick Limerick Limerick Ireland

About this event

  • 3 days 6 hours
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EMPOWER is a HEA (Higher Education Authority) funded programme designed to support potential young innovators and entrepreneurs. EMPOWER will focus on helping young people to build a powerful toolkit that, through support, will enable them to build creative, innovative and entrepreneurial skills for life. 

EMPOWER has been designed by The Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest (TUS) & Mary Immaculate College together with advisors in business including young entrepreneurs, academia, national and global youth organisations, teachers, investors, incubation and acceleration teams and informed by some of the best models globally. This is our 7th year running this programme but we have been running entrepreneurship programmes for more than 15 years!

Importantly, the programme is designed to be fun and creatively challenging and will prepare young students for real world success, building their innovative, creative, design and entrepreneurial skills and mindset through activity based learning! Always a rewarding week for the students and all involved.

Run for 1 week in June in Limerick and 1 week in June in Thurles, Tipperary in 2023

It will run Tuesday to Friday from 9:30am to 3:30pm each day. Max 25 students. You must be a current secondary school student (senior cycle TY, 5th, 6th). 6th years just finishing this year can also apply. 

Schedule Over The Four Days

  • 09:30 – 10:00 Welcome & Breakfast
  • 10:00 – 12:00 Session 1
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30 – 14: 30 Session 2
  • 14:30 – 15:30 Group Work

Please note that there will be a field trip during the week also and we will take everyone on a bus for those and bring you back to base before the end of the day (3.30).

About the organizer

TUS and MIC are both higher education institutes with campuses in Limerick and Tipperary with TUS also having a campus in Clare and Athlone. Together they are running the EMPOWER, HEA Funded, programme to support the development of key entrepreneurial and innovative skills in our youth in the region

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