On the day

Performance for Open Day visitors
Students from SU societies perform for visitors outside Main Building.

Open Days are your chance to get a real first-hand experience of the University and the city.

The day will give you a chance to:

  • tour the campus (including Heath Park Campus)
  • tour the city
  • see the Students' Union
  • visit student residences
  • visit Academic School buildings and speak to admissions tutors
  • attend subject specific talks
  • attend general talks such as student finance, UCAS and applying to Cardiff University
  • drop-in to our advice shops.
  • 93% of visitors rated our 2016 University Campus area as “Excellent” or “Good"

Arrival and registration

On arrival in Cardiff, please make your way to the reception marquees at the University's Main Building and collect an information pack. The information pack will include a prospectus, Open Day programme and a map.

Staff and students (wearing University t-shirts) will also be available as you arrive to provide further advice and guidance.

There are entrances to the University Main Building from both Museum Avenue and Park Place.