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The Open Day will include a subject fair, advice shops, PhD information lounge, a range of general postgraduate talks and talks and activities hosted by our Academic Schools.

Cardiff Postgraduate Open Day November 2017

Cardiff Postgraduate Open Day November 2017

10 November 2017

Programme of our Postgraduate Open Day 2017, includes key information and a map.


Advice shops

10:00 – 13:00 (located in Marble Hall at City Hall)

Advice shops: Get expert advice on accommodation, funding and careers plus discover more about student support, university life and the city. The following will be available:

  • Living and Studying in Cardiff
  • Languages for All and Welsh for All
  • Advice and Money
  • Coleg Cymraeg
  • Disability and Dyslexia
  • Libraries and IT Services
  • International Office
  • Careers and Employability
  • Students' Union
  • Cardiff Student Letting
  • PhD Information Lounge.

General talks

City Hall
11:00 - 11:45Why postgraduate study?Ferrier Hall
12:15 - 13:00Funding and How to Apply: postgraduate taughtFerrier Hall
Main Building
13:30 - 14:15Funding and How to Apply: postgraduate researchSmall Chemistry Lecture Theatre
13:30 - 14:15Why postgraduate study?Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre
14:15 - 15:00Funding and How to Apply: postgraduate taughtLarge Chemistry Lecture Theatre

Subject fair

10:00 – 13:00 (located in the Assembly Room at City Hall)

The Subject Fair gives you the opportunity to explore as it includes MRes and Professional Doctorates (which are not taught study options as such, but also aren't represented in the PhD Information Lounge).

You can browse the stalls and meet staff from the Academic Schools who will be on hand to answer any questions.

PhD Information Lounge

10:00 - 13:00 (located in Syndicate room C at City Hall)

Representatives from across the University will be available to discuss research areas across the disciplines offered at Cardiff University. Our Doctoral Academy and some Doctoral Training Partnerships are also in attendance to discuss research opportunities.

Academic School activities

13:30 – 16:00 (located within Schools)

Our Schools will be hosting a range of activities including talks on specific subjects and tours of facilities.

Postgrad Cafe

In the afternoon, you can also visit our Postgrad Café (from 13:30) to chat to current postgraduate students about their experience at Cardiff University.