Autumn 2020 Open days are just around the corner and here we take a look at what is going on in Greater Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Virtual Open Days, (dates below)
Open days will be via faculties allowing you to get in-depth information on courses that appeal to you and the chance to chat with academics and students. You will also be able to take a virtual tour of the campus and find out about the accommodation.
Friday 2 October – Business or Law
Monday 12 October – Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences
Tuesday 13 October – Fashion
Monday 19 October – Science, Engineering & Sports
Thursday 29 October – Health, Education & Nutrition
Friday 30 October – Manchester School of Art (MSoA), School of Digital Arts (SODA) and Manchester School of Theatre
Book onto the open day here >>> https://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/open-days/undergraduate
The University of Manchester
Virtual Open Day – 3 October
You will be able to chat with academics, staff,and students, whilst also taking a virtual tour of the campus and find out about accommodation from the comfort of your own home.
Book onto the open day here >>>https://www.manchester.ac.uk/virtual-open-day
University of Bolton
Virtual/online Open Events – various dates below
9 October, 10am- 2pm – this will be an online chat, facilitated through ‘The Access Platform.’ Ask questions to staff and students about courses and university life at Bolton.
23 October, 10am-4pm – this will be an open day delivered virtually. Talk to academics, staff, and students. Find out about the university campus and accommodation.
7 November & 5 December, 9am-3pm – these open days are scheduled to be on campus. However, this may be subject to change so keep a lookout for further notice.
Book onto the open days here >>> https://www.bolton.ac.uk/open-days/
University of Salford
Virtual Open Day – 10 October
This day will allow you to access all the events that you would find on a physical open day. Find out about the courses Salford has to offer, talk to academics, staff, and current students and find out about the accommodation available. There is also a November open day planned with the date to be announced soon!
Book onto the open day here >>> https://www.salford.ac.uk/undergraduate/open-days
Open Day top 5 tips
- Attend at least one or two subject talks, sample lectures, taster sessions or department visits.
- Attend finance and application talks where available, find out if there are any bursaries or financial support you could be eligible for
- Make sure to talk to student ambassadors where you can.
- Try to find virtual tours of the campus, accommodation and The Student’s Union.
- Try to find out about the different types of accommodation if you are thinking of moving away. There will be a mix of catered, ensuite or shared bathrooms.
We hope you enjoy finding out more about the campuses and courses, to find out more about Open Days, you can visit:
Article by Amie Richardson and George Kenyon, GM Higher Outreach Assistants