Birmingham City University

Open days at Birmingham City University

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Open days FAQ's

Why go to an open day at Birmingham City University?

Planning to apply to a course at Birmingham City University? Why not attend an open day? By attending an open day, you'll get the chance to ask all your questions and meet staff as well as current students. Joining an open day offers the chance to research any courses you're interested in to help you pinpoint the right one for you. You can also scope out the local area, see the uni accommodation and join one of the campus tours. Before attending, be sure to register for a place, and have a great day visiting Birmingham City University!

What can you expect on the day?

Your open day at Birmingham City University will be packed with tours and talks. You'll find campus tours and accommodation tours, as well as talks about the subjects on offer and general student life. Student life talks cover important topics including how to fund your university studies. On top of these scheduled parts of the day, you'll have plenty of opportunities to chat more casually with current students as well as academics at Birmingham City University. These are some of the best chances you'll have on the day to get all your questions answered. As well as all this, open days offer the chance to check out some of the university's facilities such as the library, study spaces and the outlets available on campus.

What questions should you ask at a university open day?

As many as you can think of! Open days are one of the best chances to get all your questions about Birmingham City University answered. Make a note before you visit of everything you need to know and write down the answers during the day because there's a lot to take in. All the staff and students working at the open day will be more than happy to spend time with you to answer as many questions as you've got, so don't be shy. Anything you forget to ask can always be asked by email - there's always something that pops into your head on the way home that you wish you'd got an answer to. Some of the biggest topics students ask about on open days at Birmingham City University include the alternative accommodation options, the local area (including the nightlife), the societies on offer, and the optional modules on the course you're interested in.

What if you can't attend a university open day?

Don't panic if you can't! Not everybody can get to open days. There's lots of other ways to get all the information you need. If you're curious about accommodation and the campus, check out the relevant sections on the Birmingham City University website to find plenty of photos and videos offering loads of information. There are also other opportunities to visit in person if you decide to apply to Birmingham City University. These are known as taster days or applicant days and are tailored to the specific course you've applied for. As well as taster sessions for your subject you'll be able to go on the campus tours and accommodation tours offered on open days.

Where you'll study

Birmingham City University

University House

15 Bartholomew Row

Birmingham, City of

B5 5JU

United Kingdom

Nearest train station: Moor Street  0.5 miles away
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