6. Meet university staff
There will be many staff on hand during the day – meet academics, admissions staff, graduates, Student Ambassadors and student support staff – they can answer your questions about pretty much anything, from enrolment to navigating your way around campus, to the best sandwiches in town!
7. Visit the Students’ Union
Make time to visit the Students’ Union (SU), where you can talk with student staff and discover more about the hub of student life. The SU offers a place to take time out, relax, gain advice and socialise. Friendly, outgoing and full of ideas, the union is there to help you have the best university experience possible, so don’t miss out on a visit.
8. Check out the clubs and societies
Sailing, architecture, amateur dramatics, geology – whatever floats your boat, there’s more than likely a group for you. Going to university offers you the chance to try something new, so be open-minded and check out all of the societies that the university has to offer.
9. Get advice on money
Managing your money can be daunting at first, so let the finance team help to prepare you with one of their budgeting workshops. There is plenty of help available, including some top tips for living on a budget.
10. Soak up the atmosphere
Finally, it’s all about soaking up the atmosphere and trusting your instincts. By attending an Open Day, you have taken the first step towards your future and sometimes you ‘just know’ if this is the right university for you – visiting in person is definitely the best way to make that all-important decision.