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Open days

Want to know more about being a medical or medical pharmacology student at Cardiff? Come and find out for yourself...

We hold open days throughout the year. The next Open Days are on Saturday 14 September and Saturday 26 October 2019.

Please register your interest and we will keep you informed of open day events happening in the future.

Medicine Taster Days

In addition to the university-wide open days, we hold several medicine-specific taster days each year.

Open Day
A prospective student enjoying one of our open day activities

These allows prospective students, parents, applicants, teachers and careers advisors to gain a more in-depth understanding of our medical courses and the teaching and facilities available.

You'll get a chance to:

  • meet staff
  • chat to current students and Cardiff trained doctors
  • explore our facilities
  • try out your clinical skills under supervision.

2019 Medicine Taster Days

Our taster days are designed to help aspiring med students (Yr12 and above), with a separate programme ideal for the parent/guardian or teachers.

Our 2019 Medicine Taster Days have now taken place. We will be announcing our 2020 dates in early spring so please do keep checking back to find out more.

The taster days are free to attend but booking is essential as they are very popular events and spaces go quickly.


Why not combine your Medicine Taster Day with an overnight stay in one our reasonably-priced student residences.

Please contact our accommodation team quoting Medic Taster Day 2019:

Group and individual accommodation

2019 Taster Day Flyer - English

2019 Taster Day Flyer - English

15 November 2018

Information about our 2019 Medicine Taster Days.


Although it is not usually possible to offer individual tours outside of our taster day dates, international visitors who can give us advance notice of their trip to Cardiff are very welcome to contact us to request a short appointment.

You can contact us on:

School of Medicine undergraduate admissions

It is also possible to discover more about the School though our interactive virtual tour.