EMPOWER (Tipperary Region) (TY, 5th Year Second Level Student)

EMPOWER (Tipperary Region) (TY, 5th Year Second Level Student)

EMPOWER is a HEA (Higher Education Authority) funded programme designed to support potential young innovator and entrepreneur. 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 (food is included)
10:00 – 12:00 Session 1
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch (food is included)
12:30 – 14: 30 Session 2
14:30 – 15:30 Group Work

Please note that there will be a field trip (bus will leave from Thurles) 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 (4pm the day of the field trip).

Note: this is a FREE programme for the students- all costs are covered, including breakfast, lunch and we have a bus organised for the field trip.


20 - 23 Jun 2023


9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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