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Next Open Events:

Thursday 8 January 2015, 5-7pm
Wednesday 18 February 2015, 12-4pm

Sunday 21 June 2015, 10am-3pm

The best way to find out what it’s really like to be a student at the University of Worcester is to come along to one of our Open Events. Our Open Events include presentations, displays and tours, but most importantly, you’ll have the chance to meet some of our current staff and students.

Planning your day

Our Open Events are designed to be flexible, so you can tailor your visit to suit exactly what you want to find out. We run key talks throughout the event, so you don’t have to be the first through the door to find out about study choices, our earn-as-you-learn schemes, accommodation options, our commitment to environmental sustainability, and everything else you need to know about university life in Worcester.

Our Open Events are based primarily at our St John’s Campus, which will give you the chance to see for yourself our new study and guidance centre, new and refurbished halls of residence, recently opened science laboratories, and the fully refurbished Students’ Union.

We’ve invested millions of pounds in new student facilities over the last few years, both on and off our St John’s Campus, so we also give you the chance to take a shuttle bus for the quick trip over the River Severn to our City Campus. On the way you’ll be able to see the sports and performance facilities in our Riverside building and the brand new University Arena, plus creative arts facilities at The Garage, the Infirmary Medical Museum at the City Campus itself, and The Hive, our stunning university and public library.

Don’t forget that coming to university is about more than just life on campus, so remember to venture into Worcester itself to see the bigger picture.

We think this is a great place to live and study – we look forward to showing you why.

Find out more

For more information about becoming a student at the University of Worcester like our Applicants 2015 Facebook page or read our Worcester Student Life blog:

Checklist for the day

Places and people to visit at our Open Events

 Visit to subject fair
 Admissions queries
 General talks (e.g. Finance, Student Life) – around 60 minutes each
 Campus tour, including viewing the accommodation – around 45 minutes to 1 hour
 Sporting facilities
 Shuttle bus and visit to City Campus, The Hive, Riverside and The Garage – around 1 to 2 hours
 City of Worcester visit – around 1 to 1.5 hours

Make the most of your day

In order to choose the right university, you need to ask questions.

You need to develop your opinions and ultimately choose somewhere that will challenge you, help you achieve your career aspirations and be a welcoming place that you can call home.


The University of Worcester in maps

Other ways to visit us - guided tours

If you are not able to attend an Open Event, you can still visit us! We offer personalised guided campus tours on weekdays. You'll need to book in advance, but we'll do our best to find a time and a date that suits you and will try to plan a tour that covers everything that you need to see. For further information, please get in touch with us on 01905 855 141 or email study@worc.ac.uk