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Jun 22

The Open University in Dún Laoghaire

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 12:00 to 14:00

dlr LexIcon Library, Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, A96 H283.

As part of dlr LexIcon Family Day we will be at dlr LexIcon Library, Dún Laoghaire on Saturday 22 June from 12:00-14:00. An OU tutor will be on hand to answer your queries about Open University courses and qualifications.

Jun 19

Dublin open day

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 14:00 to 19:00

The Open University Dublin office, Holbrook House, Holles Street off Merrion Square North, Dublin 2, D02 EY84

New to The Open University? Then our Dublin Open Day is the ideal place to get answers to your questions!

Jun 5

Gradireland Summer Fair 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

Simmonscourt Hall 8D, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 E6N6

Contact: Register your place

Come and meet us at The Open University in Ireland hub at the Gradireland Graduate Summer Fair 2019.

May 15

The Open University in Dublin city centre

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00

Business Information Centre, Central Library, Ilac Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1, D01 DY80.

Why go away to any university when a top one will come to you? 

May 8

Crossways Festival 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 17:30 to 18:30

The Recital Room, City Halls Glasgow

 

The Open University in Ireland is collaborating with The Open University in Scotland as part of Crossways Festival 2019. The Festival will to foster the literary links between Scotland and Ireland and this event draws on the expertise of creative writing tutors associated with The Open University on both sides of the North Channel.

May 2

The Open University in Limerick city

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:30

Limerick city Library, The Granary, Michael Street, Limerick city, V94 P38C

Why go away to any university when a top one will come to you? 

May 1

The Open University in Athlone

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00

Aidan Heavey Public Library, Athlone Civic Centre, Church Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 N625.

Why go away to any university when a top one will come to you?  

Apr 30

The Open University in Galway city

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:30

Galway city Library, Hynes Buildings, St. Augustine Street, Galway City, H91 R6WF

Why go away to any university when a top one will come to you?  

Apr 4

SOLD OUT: Dublin Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast: 'When does failure fuel success and innovation?'

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 08:00 to 09:30

Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 7 Clare Street, Dublin 2, D02 F902.

When does failure fuel success and innovation?

The idea of failure might strike fear into the hearts of business leaders, yet the reality is that at some point we all fail.  Whether it is a project that doesn’t quite work out, a promotion we miss out on or perhaps a deal that somehow seems to elude us, failure is an inevitable part of all our lives.

Mar 13

Dublin Open Day

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 14:00 to 19:00

The Open University Dublin office, Holbrook House, Holles Street off Merrion Square North, Dublin 2, D02 EY84.

New to The Open University? Then our Dublin Open Day is the ideal place to get answers to your questions.

Mar 4

Dr Megaphone's Irish Jaunt, Engineers Week 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 09:45

Engineers Ireland Headquarters, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 R3N2

As part of Engineer’s Week 2019, join Dr Megaphone (Dr Ian Johnston) from The Open University, singer-songwriter Alan McClure and long-suffering demonstrator Sandy the Science Boy for a romp through Ireland's rich history of scientific discovery and engineering imagination. Learn how to walk on the seabed, discover a new use for an ear trumpet and meet a cat which may or may not be alive before joining in the explosive finale. Suitable for ages 8+.

Feb 27

Sligo Institute of Technology Postgraduate Study Fair

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 12:00 to 15:00

Sligo Institute of Technology, Main Concourse, Ash Lane, Bellanode, Sligo, F91 YW50

Come and speak to advisers from The Open University at the Sligo Institute of Technology Postgraduate Study Fair. 

Feb 19

Cork Institute of Technology postgraduate fair

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), Nexus Student Centre, Bishopstown Campus, Cork City, Co. Cork, T12 T66T.

Come and speak to advisers from The Open University about postgraduate courses, study methods and other aspects of learning with The Open University.

Feb 13

OpenTALKS: Blue Planet II: the science behind the BBC series

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:30

The Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

This event is fully booked but there is a waiting list.  Join The Open University’s academics who worked on the BBC Blue Planet series to hear about the science of our oceans. 

Feb 9

An introduction to Chinese language learning in the past, present and future.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 15:30 to 16:30

Location: The National Library of Ireland, 7-8 Kildare Street, Dublin 2, D02 P638.

Presented by Ximena Arias-Manzano, The Open University Staff Tutor (Languages) in Ireland, the talk will explore the ways in which Chinese characters were written in the past.

Feb 8

An introduction to Chinese language learning in the past, present and future.

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

The National Library of Ireland, 7-8 Kildare Street, Dublin 2, D02 P638.

Presented by Ximena Arias-Manzano, The Open University Staff Tutor (Languages) in Ireland, the talk will explore the ways in which Chinese characters were written in the past.

Jan 23

Donegal Education and Training Board Further Education & Training Fair 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00

Radisson Blu Hotel, Paddy Harte Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal F92 FK15

Come and speak to advisers from The Open University at the Donegal Education and Training Board (ETB) Further Education and Training Fair 2019.

Nov 21

Dublin Office Open Day

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 14:00 to 19:00

The Open University Dublin office, Holbrook House, Holles Street, Dublin 2, D02 EY84.

As part of College Awareness Week 2018 we are running an Open Day in our Dublin office on Wednesday 21 November 2018 from 14.00-19.00. 

Nov 20

Teanga agus foghlaim / Language and learning

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00

National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin

Fóirfidh an t-imeacht seo d’aon duine ar mhaith leis nó léi dul i ngleic leis an teicneolaíocht mar shlí isteach ar léann na dteangacha, go speisialta an Ghaeilge, mar pháirt de Bhliain na Gaeilge!

This free event, hosted by The Open University as part of Bliain na Gaeilge, will look at learning languages through technology and digital innovation. This event is suitable for anyone who wants to engage with technology as a route into language learning, particularly the Irish language, as part of Bliain na Gaeilge!

 

Nov 19

Better Options College Fair

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00

The Royal College of Surgeons, 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, D02 YN77

Following last year's successful Better Options event,  The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, in association with The Association for Higher Education Access & Disability (AHEAD) and the Disability Advisors Working Network (DAWN), is hosting this year's event for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties considering higher education options.

Nov 6

GMIT Mayo Campus Graduate Careers Fair

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00

Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology Castlebar Campus,Westport Road, Castlebar, Co Mayo, F23 X853

Come and meet friendly Open University advisers at the GMIT Castlebar Campus Graduate Careers Fair. 

Oct 22

Letterkenny Institute of Technology Careers and Postgraduate Studies Fair

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 12:00 to 15:00

Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Sports Hall, An Dánlann, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, F92 RW3F.

Come and meet us at The Open University stand at the 15th Annual Letterkenny Institute of Technology Careers & Postgraduate Studies Fair in the Sports Hall, An Dánlann, LYIT.

Oct 17

Maths Week 2018 - can you engineer the code?

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 09:45 to 14:15

Engineers Ireland Headquarters 22 Clyde Road Ballsbridge Dublin 4 D04 R3N2

To celebrate Maths Week 2018 join Dr Gerry Golding, Dr Anthony Cronin and Dr Anthony Brown from The Open University (OU), University College Dublin (UCD) and the Irish Mathematics Learning Support Network (IMLSN) for a free, fun interactive show about Maths learning. 

Oct 8

‘Down to Earth: from sniffing comets and Mars to submarines, cancer, bed bugs, whiskey and more….’

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 12:30 to 20:00

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre, Oxmantown Mall, Birr, Co. Offaly, R42 X407

To celebrate World Space Week join The Open University in association with Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre for a free and fun talk by Dr Geraint Morgan, of The Open University entitled ‘Down to Earth: from sniffing comets and Mars to submarines, cancer, bed bugs, whiskey and more….’

Oct 3

Gradireland Graduate Careers Fair

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:00 to 17:00

RDS Simmonscourt (Hall 8), Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 E6N6.

Come and meet us at The Open University hub at the Gradireland Graduate Careers Fair, Ireland’s biggest careers fair.

Oct 1

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Galway Campus Annual Careers Fair

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 12:00 to 15:00

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway Campus, Cafe Foyer, Union Square, Dublin Road, Galway City, Co. Galway, H91 T8NW

Come and meet friendly advisers from The Open University at the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Galway Campus Annual Careers Fair. 

Sep 26

European Day of Languages event Galway City Library

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 17:30 to 19:30

Galway City Library, Hynes Buildings, St Augustine St, Galway City, H91 R6WF

The Open University is celebrating European Day of Languages on Wednesday 26 September 2018 in Galway City Library from 17:30 to 19:30.

Institute of Technology Tralee Careers Fair 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00

Institute of Technology Tralee , BIT Building, North Campus, Dromtacker, Tralee, Co Kerry, V92 HD4V

Come and meet Open University tutors at the Institute of Technology Tralee Careers Fair in County Kerry, to learn about postgraduate study with The Open University. The annual Tralee Institute of Technology Careers Fair facilitates the creation of links between industry and students of the Institute of Technology Tralee. 

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