Open Days and visits

Visiting us gives you the opportunity to explore the university campus and facilities, meet students and staff and ask questions - helping you choose the right place to study.

Join us at our next Open Day on Wednesday 26 April.

What to expect on Open Day

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


Choose from 190 talks, tours, stands and demonstrations on a wide variety of topics.

Places to eat

Whether you're after a main meal, a quick snack or just a drink, we have plenty of choice for you on our Open Day.

How to get here

Maps, directions and information to help you plan your journey.

On the day

What to do when you arrive, getting around and more information.

Disability advice

We aim to provide an accessible environment for all applicants, students and visitors.

Open Day videos

Our Open Day videos provide an overview of living and studying at Cardiff University.

Self-guided tours

If you are unable to attend the Open Day or one of our visit days, you can follow a self-guided campus tour of our Cathays Park campus.

Visiting Academic Schools

Opportunities to visit a school and meet with academic members of staff and students.

Snap the dragon

Dylan the dragon will be roaming the campus during Open day. Snap him and you could win a prize.


Stop by the Students' Union shop to pick up a reminder of your day.

Open Day revisited

Watch videos and view images from previous Open Days.

Contact us

Undergraduate Recruitment Office

Very well organised and informative. Everyone was extremely helpful and friendly.

Open Day attendee, October 2016