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Academic school programmes

Talks will last for 40 minutes unless otherwise stated.

Come along to our subject specific sessions run by our academic schools to find out more about your course of interest.

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Architecture Bute Building Architecture and the BSc Course (45 mins) talk at 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00.
Exhibition Hall.
Guided tours of the school with current students at 10:45, 12:45 and 14:45.
Meet in the Exhibition Hall.
Admissions staff and students will be available to
answer your questions throughout the day.
Bute Foyer (entrance). 
Biosciences Sir Martin Evans
  • Biological Science (including Zoology) talk at 10:00 and 13:00
    Physiology ‘B’ Lecture Theatre
  • Biomedical Science and Neuroscience (including Physiology and Anatomy) talk at 11:00 and 14:00
    Shared Lecture Theatre
  • Introduction to Bioscience degrees from a student perspective talk at 12:00 noon
    Shared Lecture Theatre
  • Biochemistry (including Genetics) talk at 13:00.
    Shared Lecture Theatre
Visit our research laboratories (short tours - please ask for times on arrival) from 10:15 to 15:00.
Foyer. 
Demonstrations of typical first year practicals by current students in one of our teaching laboratories from 10:30 to 14:30.
Teaching Laboratory. 
Degrees in Biosciences: information on course content and structure, throughout the day. This will include the Common First Year, Field Courses, Professional Training Placements and our Integrated Master's degrees.
Throughout the day.
Sir Martin Evans Building.
Business Julian Hodge Building
  • Studying Business Management at Cardiff Business School talk at 11:00
    Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre
  • Studying Economics at Cardiff Business School talk at 12:00
    Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre
  • Studying Accounting at Cardiff Business School talk at 13:00
    Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre
  • Enriching the Student Experience by Studying Abroad talk at 14:00
    Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre
Student ambassadors will be available throughout the day to take visitors on tours of the Business School.
Julian Hodge Foyer. 
Information Stand: an opportunity to ask questions and discuss courses throughout the day.
Julian Hodge Foyer. 
Chemistry Main Building Studying Chemistry at Cardiff University (30 mins) talk at 11:00 and 13:00.
Small Chemistry Lecture Theatre. 
Postgraduate research students will take visitors on a tour of the teaching facilities and study spaces in the school. Every 30 mins between 10:30 to 14:30 (excluding 11:00 and 13:00).
Meet in Chemistry Foyer. 
Informal Q&A session/advice with academic staff from 10:00 to 15:00.
Chemistry Foyer. 
Computer Science and Informatics Abacws
  • Computer Science at Cardiff talks on Friday at 10:00 and 14:00
    Lecture Theatre 2.26
  • Computer Science at Cardiff talks on Saturday at 10:00 and 14:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.01
  • Applied Software Engineering at Cardiff talks on Friday at 11:00
    Room 5.05
  • Applied Software Engineering at Cardiff talks on Friday at 15:00
    Lecture Theatre 2.26
  • Applied Software Engineering at Cardiff talks on Saturday at 11:00
    Lecture Theatre 2.26
  • Applied Software Engineering at Cardiff talks on Saturday at 15:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.01
  • Employability and Placements talks on Friday at 13:00
    Room 5.05
  • Employability and Placements talks on Saturday at 13:00
    Lecture Theatre 2.26
Interactive demos and displays throughout the day.
Room 0.34.
Tour of the Abacws Building with current students.
Tours will begin on the hour and 30 minutes past the hour
(last tour departing 15:30).
Room 0.34. 
Informal chat with current staff and students throughout the day.
Room 0.34. 
Dentistry, Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Centre for Student Life and Heath Park Campus Dentistry, Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy
- overview of the programmes and the admissions processes talk at 13:00.
Sir Stanley Thomas OBE Lecture Theatre, Centre for Student Life.
Come and talk to academics, students and admissions
staff throughout the day about the programmes offered by the School of Dentistry.
Floor 3, Centre for Student Life.
Come on a guided tour of the Heath Park Campus to see some of the facilities available to our students, between 9:30 to 16:00 (last tour departs at 15:15).
Tours depart from the Welcome Marquee at Heath Park Campus. 

The tour of the Heath Park Campus will also include a tour of the inside of the Dental Hospital and school on Friday 1 July.  We are unable to open the school on Saturday 2 July due to NHS regulations. However, a virtual video tour of the school will be available at the Centre for Student life.
Earth and Environmental Sciences Main Building Brief introduction to studying for a degree in Cardiff School of Earth and Environmental Sciences talks (15 mins) at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12 noon, 13:00 and 14:00.
Council Chamber. 
Geology, Exploration Geology, Environmental Geoscience, Environmental Geography, Physical Geography, Marine Geography and Environmental Sustainability Science displays throughout the day.
Council Chamber.
Tour Earth and Environmental Sciences’ learning spaces with current students throughout the day.
Meet in Council Chamber. 
Come and talk to the school’s Director of Recruitment,
staff and current students throughout the day about our degrees and studying in the school.
Council Chamber. 
Engineering Queen's Building
  • Architectural, Civil and Civil and Environmental Engineering talk (1.5 hours) at 10:30, 12:30 and 14:30
    Room S1.25
  • Electrical and Electronic and Integrated Engineering talk (1.5 hours) at 10:15, 12:15 and 14:15
    Room S1.22
  • Mechanical and Medical Engineering talk (1.5 hours) at 10:00, 12:00 noon and 14:00
    Room S1.32
Q&A and advice with staff and students throughout the day.
Foundation Year: interested students should talk to
admissions staff and current students.
The Forum. 
English, Philosophy and Communication John Percival Building and Postgraduate Teaching Centre
  • English Literature and Creative Writing Taster Lecture at 10:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.16, Postgraduate Teaching Centre
  • Studying English Literature and Creative Writing at Cardiff talk at 11:00 and 15:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.16, Postgraduate Teaching Centre
  • Philosophy Taster Lecture at 13:00
    Lecture Theatre 2.01, John Percival Building
  • Studying Philosophy at Cardiff talk at 14:00
    Lecture Theatre 2.01, John Percival Building
  • Studying Language and Linguistics at Cardiff talk at 13:00
    Lecture Theatre 1.19, Postgraduate Teaching Centre
  • Language and Linguistics Taster Lecture at 14:00
    Lecture Theatre 1.19, Postgraduate Teaching Centre
Academic staff and current students will be available throughout the day to answer your queries.
Throughout the day.
Foyer, Postgraduate Teaching Centre.
Geography and Planning Glamorgan Building
  • BSc Urban Planning and Development talk at 11:00
    Lecture Theatre -1.64, Glamorgan Building
  • BSc Human Geography talk at 12:00
    Lecture Theatre -1.64, Glamorgan Building
  • BSc Human Geography and Planning talk at 13:00

    Lecture Theatre 0.81, Glamorgan Building
Student ambassadors and academic members of staff
will be available to answer questions throughout the day.
Committee Room 2, Glamorgan Building. 
Healthcare Sciences Heath Park Campus
  • Adult Nursing talk at 11:00 and 14:00
    Lecture Theatre 1, Tŷ Dewi Sant Building
  • Child Nursing talk at 11:00 and 14:00
    Lecture Theatre 2, Tŷ Dewi Sant Building
  • Mental Health Nursing talk at 12:00
    Lecture Theatre 2, Tŷ Dewi Sant Building
  • Occupational Therapy talk at 10:00 and 13:00
    Lecture Theatre 1, Tŷ Dewi Sant Building
  • Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging talk at 10:00 and 13:00
    Lecture Theatre 2, Tŷ Dewi Sant Building
  • Radiotherapy and Oncology at 11:00 and 14:00
    Classroom 3.19, Tŷ Dewi Sant Building
  • Physiotherapy talk at 11:00 and 14:00
    Michael Griffith Lecture Theatre
  • Midwifery talk at 12:00 noon and 15:00
    Lecture Theatre 1, Tŷ Dewi Sant Building
Self guided tours throughout the day of the School of Healthcare Sciences. Additional information available on arrival.
Tŷ Dewi Sant Building 
Academic staff and current students will be available throughout the day to answer your questions.
Tŷ Dewi Sant Building, 
History, Archaeology and Religion John Percival Building and Julian Hodge Building
  • Why Study Ancient History at Cardiff? talk at 10:00 and 12:00
    Lecture Theatre 2.01, John Percival Building
  • Why Study History at Cardiff? at 10:00
    Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building
  • Why Study History at Cardiff? at 12:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.16, Postgraduate Teaching Centre
  • Why Study Religion and Theology at Cardiff? at 10:00 and 12:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.31, John Percival Building
  • Why Study Archaeology and Conservation? (with a lab tour) (1 hour) at 11:00 and 13:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.31, John Percival Building
Drop-in Archaeology and Conservation Session - Meet staff, handle artefacts and learn about our teaching collections from 12:00 noon to 14:30.
Room 4.18b, John Percival Building. 
Information Stand: meet staff and student ambassadors throughout the day.
John Percival Cafe, John Percival Building.
Journalism, Media and Culture 2, Central Square Introduction to Journalism, Media and Culture talk at 11:00 and 14:00.
Lecture Theatre 0.06, School of Journalism, Media and Culture. 
Student-led tours of the school’s facilities and library
(30 mins) at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00 and 14:00.
Foyer, School of Journalism, Media and Culture. 
Guidance for prospective students throughout the day from the School of Journalism, Media and Culture’s academic staff.
Throughout the day.
Foyer, School of Journalism, Media and Culture.
Law  Law and Politics Building
  • Why Study Law at Cardiff? talk at 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.22
  • Experiencing Law at Cardiff: A Taster Lecture (20 mins) at 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.22
  • Studying Law and French at Cardiff talk (30 mins) at 11:30
    Lecture Theatre 1.30
  • A Bilingual Legal Education: Studying Law in Welsh talk (30 mins) at 13:00
    Room 2.29A
Student-led tours of the school and library (30 mins) from 11:00 to 14:00.
Tours will depart from the gazebo outside the front of the Law and Politics Building.
Collect course information and meet staff and students throughout the day.
Pro Bono Space, School of Law and Politics. 
Mathematics Abacws Studying Maths at University talk on Friday at 11:00 and 13:00.
Lecture Theatre 2.26. 
Studying Maths at University talk on Saturday at 11:00 and 13:00.
Lecture Theatre 0.01.
Informal Q&A advice with admissions staff and
current students throughout the day.
Throughout the day.
Foyer. 
Medicine Cathays Park Campus, Heath Park Campus
  • Studying Medicine at Cardiff talk at 9:45 and 15:00. This talk will cover the course at Cardiff, as well as the selection process and careers in medicine.
    Shared Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans Building, Cathays Park Campus.
  • Studying Medicine at Cardiff talk at 10:00, 12:00 and 15:00. This talk will cover the course at Cardiff, as well as the selection process and careers in medicine.
    Michael Griffith Lecture Theatre, Heath Park Campus.
  • Medical Pharmacology talk at 12:00.
    Physiology ‘A’ Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans Building, Cathays Park Campus.
  • Information on the application process to Medicine. Admissions staff and current ‘Medic’ students will be on hand throughout the day to answer your questions.
    Throughout the day.
    Room E1.22, Sir Martin Evans Building, Cathays Park Campus.
    Cochrane Building, Heath Park Campus.
  • Information about BSc Medical Pharmacology. Academic staff and students will be on hand throughout the day to provide information on the application process and to answer your questions on course content, structure and admissions.
    Throughout the day.
    Room E1.22, Sir Martin Evans Building, Cathays Park Campus.
    Cochrane Building, Heath Park Campus .
Visit the School of Medicine at the Heath Park Campus to see our state-of-the-art facilities first-hand. Here, you will be able to take part in our Clinical Skills demonstrations, view our hi-tech simulation, explore our well-resourced Health Library, visit our Information Fair, and learn all about life as a Cardiff University medical student through a range of informal presentations.
Throughout the day.
Cochrane Building, Heath Park Campus.
Modern Languages Modern Languages Building Studying Modern Languages at Cardiff University talk at
10:00, 12:00 noon and 14:00.
Lecture Theatre 2.18.
Languages information desk throughout the day (French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese and Translation).
Foyer.
Music Music Building Studying Music at Cardiff University: an information and
Q&A session (including course content/structure,
performance/international opportunities and career prospects) (1 hour) between 11:00 to 12:00.
Concert Hall, Music Building.

Please note that the 11:00 Studying Music at Cardiff University talk is also available to view via Zoom.
(Meeting ID: 892 8151 9589 Password: 976258).
Information and Q&A Sessions about our Joint Honours
Programmes. (Visitors who missed the 11:00 information session are also welcome to join). (30 mins)
  • Music and English Literature/Philosophy from 12:45 to 13:15
    Boyd Lecture Theatre
  • Music and Modern Languages/Welsh from 13:15 to 13:45
    Boyd Lecture Theatre
  • Music and Maths from 14:15 to 14:45
    Boyd Lecture Theatre
  • Composition: Introduction to Composition, Friday from 12:00 to 12:30
    Concert Hall
  • Composition: Rules are meant to be broken, Saturday from 12:00 noon to 12:30
    Concert Hall
  • Musicology/Music Business: Learning Music with the Body, Friday from 12:30 to 13:00
    Concert Hall
  • Musicology/Music Business: Professional Development and Placement Opportunities in the School of Music, Saturday from 12:30 to 13:00
    Concert Hall
Our student ambassadors will take visitors on a tour of the
Music Building. From 9:30 to 11:00 and 13:00 to 15:30.
Octagon.
An opportunity to talk to Music academic staff and
students throughout the day about the course.
Octagon and Concert Hall.
Optometry Optometry Building Studying Optometry at Cardiff University talk (30 mins)
10:00, 12:00 and 14:00.
Lecture Theatre 0.05.
Tour of the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences and
clinical demonstrations at 10:30, 12:30 and 14:30.
Meet in the Foyer.
Advice from academic, teaching and admissions staff throughout the day.
Foyer.
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Redwood Building
  • An overview of the MPharm degree at 12:00 and 14:00
    Lecture Theatre 0.21
  • Watch a virtual lecture from the MPharm lecture programme at your own leisure from 10:00 to 15:00
    Room 0.60
  • Learn more about our Clinical Skills activities from 10:00 to 16:00
    Room 0.86
  • Learn more about our scientific laboratory based activities from 10:00 to 16:00
    Laboratory 0.07
  • Meet current students and members of our academic team from 10:00 to 16:00
    Room 0.86
  • Admissions advice from the Education and Support Team from 9:00 to 16:00
    Foyer, School of Pharmacy
Physics and Astronomy Queen’s Buildings Physics and Astronomy at Cardiff University (2 hours) talk
  • Friday from 10:30 to 12:30
  • Saturday from 10:30 to 12:30 and 13:30 to 15:30
    North Building Foyer
Q&A and advice with staff and students, throughout the day.
North Building Foyer.
Politics and International Relations Law and Politics Building
  • Studying Politics and International Relations at Cardiff talk at 10:30 and 13:30
    Lecture Theatre 2.27
  • Politics and International Relations: A Taster Lecture (30 mins) at 12:00 noon and 14:30
    Lecture Theatre 2.27
Student-led tours of the school and library (30 mins) from 11:00 to 14:00.
Tours will depart from the gazebo outside the front of the Law and Politics Building.
Collect course information and meet staff and students throughout the day.
Pro Bono Space.
Psychology Tower Building and CUBRIC Building Studying Psychology at Cardiff University (50 mins)
at 10:00, 12:00 noon and 14:00.
Stanley Parris Lecture Theatre.
  • Student-led tours of Psychology Tower Building throughout the day
    Meet in the Foyer, Tower Building
  • Tour of Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) at 14:00, 14:45 and 15:30
    Meet in the Foyer, CUBRIC Building
  • Tour of Cardiff University Centre for Human Developmental Science (CUCHDS) at 12:00 noon, 12:30, 13:00 and 13:30.
    Meet in the Foyer, Tower Building
Tour of Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and
Human-Machine Systems (IROHMS) between 9:00 to 16:00.
Meet in the Foyer, Tower Building.
Academic staff and current students will be available to
answer your questions throughout the day.
Foyer, Tower Building.
Social Sciences Glamorgan Building
  • Studying at the School of Social Sciences talk at 10:00 and 13:00
    Lecture Theatre -1.64
  • Welsh-medium teaching within the school talk (30 mins) at 14:00
    Lecture Theatre -1.61
Information stand: meet our teaching staff, admissions
tutors and current students throughout the day.
Committee Room 1
Welsh/Y Gymraeg John Percival Building
  • Studying Welsh in Cardiff (for first language students) at 11:00 and 14:00
    Room 1.69
  • Studying Welsh in Cardiff (for second language students) at 11:00 and 14:00
    Room 1.72
   Meet staff and students throughout the day.
John Percival Cafe.