Why go to a university open day? 

Open days provide a number of invaluable insights despite the heavy marketing that surrounds them. Click through the gallery below to see why you should attend an open day or two, and what to look for when you're there:

"University of Derby"

4. You can meet lecturers and other department staff

These will be the people who lead you through your education during your time at university. Meet them on open days to see if they will be devoted to help you learn. Attend talks by them to experience their teaching methods, and ask them all the course-related questions you may have.

What to look for:

  • Do you get a good feel from the lecturers and course administrators you meet?
  • Do they have the potential to motivate and inspire you?

Read questions to ask at open days.