​​Educational Technology

Technology can be a game-changer to accelerate learning and enable students to realise their full potential, regardless of their abilities, needs and goals. It covers a wide range, from features built into commonly used digital tools to apps, software and hardware specifically created for different tasks.

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A great way to get started with the range of technology supports available is to log into our free online learning platform MILO using your Maynooth login credentials. In the MILO platform, you can explore the essay writing techproactive learning tech and exam prep tech to find out about how to use the best tools. You'll discover lots of cool tech tips, along with videos and downloadables. Enjoy!



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MAP My Way Technology Sessions 12pm–2pm

The weekly MAP My Way gatherings are times when you can drop by to pick up some useful tips from students and staff on how to get the most out of first year at Maynooth and set yourself up for success. A number of MAP My Way sessions have a technology theme, so if you'd like to find out more, make a note in your calendar and come along at any time you can make it within the hours of 12pm to 2pm. No booking necessary. 

Wednesday 4 October 2023 12pm-2pm Getting started with Tech at MU
Wednesday 18 October 2023 12pm-2pm Tech Support: Writing an Assignment
Thursday 26 October 2023 12pm-2pm Tech Support: Writing an Assignment
Wednesday 8 November 2023 12pm-2pm MILO: Minding your Mind
Wednesday 15 November 2023 12pm-2pm Study Skills: Studying with Tech
Wednesday 29 November 2023 12pm-2pm Technology for exams


LIST Library Technology Sessions 11am or 12pm
There will also be a number of technology themed LIST (Library Information Skills Tutorials) sessions taking place in the Library training rooms this semester where you can discover the technology skills you need for college. LIST is open to all students at MU and you can drop in without booking. Download the full LIST schedule for 2023-24.

Tuesday 26 September 2023 11am-11.45am Getting Started with Tech at MU
Friday 29 September 2023 11am-11.45am Free Premium Apps for MU students
Wednesday 4 October 2023 11am-11.45am MILO (Maynooth Inclusive Learning Online) Workshop
Monday 9 October 2023 12pm-12.45pm Technology for Reading
Friday 13 October 2023 12pm-12.45pm Technology for Essay Writing


Micro Technology Group Sessions
These group micro sessions on technology run throughout October 2023. These include demos and practice using different apps, software and hardware. Pop over to MAP Lodge to have some fun, meet new people and learn about technology that other students won't know about.

Tuesday 3 October 2023 2pm-3pm
Thursday 5 October 2023 12pm-1pm
Tuesday 10 October 2023 2pm-3pm
Thursday 12 October 2023 12pm-1pm
Tuesday 17 October 2023 2pm-3pm
Thursday 19 October 2023 12pm-1pm
Tuesday 24 October 2023 2pm-3pm
Thursday 26 October 2023 12pm-1pm
Tuesday 31 October 2023 2pm-3pm


Explore the sections below to discover the various educational technology tools that are offered to students in Maynooth University. While some of these are available to all Maynooth University students, a few are offered on the basis of a formal needs assessment arranged with your Maynooth University Access Programme (MAP) Student Advisor.