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Re-watch a full day of exciting talks from some of Ireland’s leading course providers at our 2021 event. Click on the ‘Watch’ button to view all webinars.We had a day of exciting talks all aimed at helping you with your course choices.

About Virtual

Education Expo 2021

Virtual Education Expo is an online fair for those seeking course information and overall education and career guidance. The event will take place live, online, on Thursday, 9th September. These events will be the ideal event for anyone considering enrolling on a course in 2021/22.

9th September, 2021

Courses, Colleges, Careers Advice


Chat directly with colleges and course providers, receive a prospectus or enroll in a course. Attend lots of fun, interesting webinars and talks about course options in Ireland today. Speak with qualified career coaches and receive expert advice on your course and career options. Browse training programmes from numerous colleges and courses providers across Ireland and beyond. And get free career advice from our team of career coaches live in our online course fair. Register for your free ticket and make your appointment



Interactive Webinars, Guidance Counsellors & Brochures.


Virtual Education Expo will feature a full day of webinars, talks, live Q&A sessions with educational and career experts, meaning attendees will be able to get information about the greatest range of courses, apprenticeships and jobs on offer from the comfort of their classroom or home via laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Event Schedule

How Tech Has Changed the World of Work: Addressing the Tech Skill-Gap

10:30 - 11:00
by Luke Treacy.

• Industry specific examples showing how technology has affected the world of work

• An overview of the tech-skills gap in Ireland and Europe

• What does the future working world look like?

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) – What makes LYIT different?

11:00 - 11:30
by Fiona Kelly. Fiona Kelly, LYIT Schools Engagement Officer, has over 14 years Higher Education experience. As Schools Engagement Officer at LYIT, Fiona provides an in-depth insight into life and study options available at LYIT.

GIS Postgraduate Courses: Study for a Career in the Football Industry

11:30 - 12:00
by Richard Cross. Richard works with prospective Postgraduate and International Students who are interested in a career in the Football Industry. He is available to talk about UCFB GIS’s vast programme offerings and help you to decide if the institution is a good fit for you.

Pathways to Teaching

12:00 - 12:30
by Brian Fahy. Brian is a qualified primary school teacher since 2011. He has worked as a teacher in Limerick for a number of years and is now currently with The Teaching Council. His role includes promoting pathways to teaching, and supporting people in taking that first step to pursuing a career in teaching.

PAT Edtech: Virtual Education the PATway

12:30 - 13:00
Gerry Fahy has lectured on the ACA, ACCA, CPA and CIMA syllabi over the last 20 years with a number of Approved Learning Partners and was previously shortlisted as CIMA Global lecturer of the Year.

His focus is on the syllabus understanding, application and confidence building of the student so as to enable them to perform on the day of the exam to the best of their ability and achieve exam success. His track record is tried and tested.

PAT Fintech: Study for your Career in Finance

13:00 - 13:30
During this time, and continuing into his current role, Andrew established the active involvement of industry in all of his programmes development and delivery, and he  collaborates closely with Fintech Ireland, Fintech Scotland, and the RegTech Alliance and other industry/professional bodies. Prior to his move into education, Andrew had a broad experience of the financial services industry, including working for banks, hedge funds, an investment consultancy, and co-founding two Fintech related start-ups.

Education and Development of Finance Professionals

13:30 - 14:00
Brian Dunphy is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional, Specialist Investment Advisor (SIA) and Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) with over 20 years’ experience in the Financial Services Sector in numerous leadership positions in Conduct Oversight, Financial Planning and Credit. Part of the LIA team striving to deliver its mission to enhance the knowledge, competence and skills of our members and students who work in all areas of the Financial Services industry.

Is there a better approach to health care today?

14:00 - 14:30
Dr. Rosari Kingston PhD practises as a medical herbalist in an integrative medical practice in West Cork, Ireland, and lectures on ‘Herbs and healing in Irish folklore’, in the Folklore and Ethnology department, University College, Cork. . She considers the blending of science and traditional knowledge important in clinical practice and is involved with the Irish College of Traditional and Integrative Medicine (ICTIM) where training health care professionals to integrate traditional knowledge is key.

DFEI Sound: Choose the option that suits you

14:30 - 15:00
Are you interested in enrolling in a music production course? Patrick Wall & Paddy O’Halpin will be giving their talk, ‘DFEI Sound: Choose the option that suits you’, discussing the great opportunities DFEI can offer music lovers.

Become a Tech Apprentice: The Fast Track to IT

15:00 - 15:30
by Helen Johnston. Helen’s role is in Tech Apprenticeship recruitment where she is responsible for processing applications for the ICT apprenticeship programmes. She is generally the first contact you will have if you apply for a place on a Tech Apprenticeship as she organises and delivers information sessions and initial interviews for the programme.

Your Future Remastered: Postgraduate Courses at Oxford Brookes University

15:30 - 16:00
Ore Aiyesimoju is a recent Law Graduate from Oxford Brookes who graduated in June 2019 with a 2:1. Now Ore works for Oxford Brookes as a Graduate Ambassador in UK Recruitment, recruiting students through Careers/Higher Education (HE) fairs, talks and promotional videos. Her hobbies include content creation and reading amongst other things. She is passionate about diversity and representation in all sectors of life, whether that be in HE or the Film and Television Industry.

Our Speakers

Virtual Education Expo will be live from 10am on Thursday, 9th September 2021. In addition to the diverse line-up of universities and colleges that’ll be available to chat with prospective students, there will also be our Agenda Stage of webinars throughout the event. These talks will be given by educators and lecturers and will be offer attendees guides and tips for their course search.

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FAQ About Virtual Education Expo

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The expo takes place on Thursday, 9th September 2021 between 10am and 4pm.  It is an online event, taking place in a virtual environment, to provide the best means for prospective students looking for a course in Ireland or the UK.

Virtual Education Expo is free to attend for all attendees.

The online event takes each day between 10am and 4pm.

Virtual Education Expo will consist of three elements – an online exhibition hall, webinar stages and free guidance advice. Attendees must register to attend the event in advance. They will then be provided with login details and they can browse the event.

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