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academyEX Open Day:
The new youniversity

academyEX is where curious changemakers come for professional development for a constantly changing world.

Come learn about our future focused programmes, meet our team, and see for yourself why we’re the new youniversity.

Join us in person at our Grafton Campus, anytime from 10:00am - 1:00pm.

academyEX Open Day 2023

What to expect

Open Day is your opportunity to learn more about our range of innovative, flexible programmes, to meet our academic teams, experience our Grafton campus, and develop new connections.

Our unique programmes, short and long, part-time and full-time, in-person and online, are all about collaboration, critical thinking, change, emerging technologies, and creating impactful futures.

Not enough time in your life for study? No history of formal education? Money a barrier? Come with your toughest questions and your biggest barriers, and we’ll help you break them down.

On the day

10:00am - Doors Open

10:30am - Welcome into the space by our Founder and CEO Frances Valintine and General Manager Fee Webby. A short overview of who we are and why we do what we do.

10:45am - 'Think like an academic, act like an activist' Join us for a discussion and Q&A with Frances Valintine and Fee Webby.

11:45pm - Join a fun hands-on session with Research Director Dr. David Parsons, where you'll learn how to build an electric car.

1:00pm - Doors close

Happening all day:

  • The chance to chat with our programme teams, and learn more about the areas you are interested in, and how postgraduate study might fit into your life.

  • The chance to have a play with some hands on technology like virtual reality.

  • Community, networking, and great conversation.

Whilst we won't have any kid specific activities happening, you are welcome to bring your children along with you on the day.