Why go to a University Open Day?
Open Days may paint a university out to be much like three of four years in your favourite theme park – too good to be true – but wade through the meticulous work of university marketing professionals and you’ll find that the day can provide a number of invaluable insights.
Click through the gallery below to find out why you really must get yourself to an open day or two, and what you need to be looking out for when you're there:
Nothing serves to help us come to a decision better than some good old fashioned human intuition. When you attend an open day you’re sure to get a gut-feeling about the university, the vibe of the place may simply entice you into getting it on to your UCAS application, or something won’t feel quite right for you.
- Is there a buzz about the place?
- Would I prefer a campus or city university?
- What are the staff and students like?
- Does it all feel genuine?
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