Preparing for an event

Top tips for attending a virtual event

Virtual open day events are new to us all, find out how best to prepare and what to expect on the day.


Do your research

Be sure to explore our range of courses ahead of the event. This will place you in a better position to ask the right questions and learn more about your chosen subject area. You’ll receive the Open Day agenda beforehand which will help you plan your day.


Prepare your questions

Open Days are a great opportunity to quiz university staff and students. Prepare beforehand to ensure you don’t miss any burning questions. It may also help to speak to your parents or guardians about what you’d like to know about university life. Worried about Coronavirus? Check out our COVID-19 hub.


Don’t forget your headphones

The event will include a variety of audio and video content related to our courses and university life. Headphones could improve your experience and ensure you don’t disturb those around you.


Bring a notepad and pen

Our events are packed with useful information about our courses, campuses, and city life. Be sure to have a pad and pen on hand so you can jot down anything you don’t want to forget.


Camera shy? No problem

During the event, you’ll be able to interact with our friendly staff and students via webchat. You won’t be asked to turn on your camera or microphone at any point, so if you prefer, simply sit back, relax and enjoy the event.


Everyone is welcome

Our virtual Open Day events are open to all - parents, guardians, carers, and more are welcome to join. Each event is voluntary and completely free of charge.

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