Booking & attendance
Do I have to book to attend an open day?
Yes, you will need to book a place on our open day. Please click on the Book Now button above.
Will I receive confirmation of my booking?
Once you've completed your booking, you'll receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite. We'll also send you a reminder email closer to the time.
Do I need to let you know of any changes to my booking?
Please do let us know if you can no longer make it to the open day. We can get you booked onto an alternative open day or a campus tour.
Can I bring guests with me?
Yes, we really encourage you to take advice from your parents, family and friends, who will be supporting and helping you throughout your applicant journey. We encourage you to bring them along so they get involved in the day too.
Where can I eat on the day?
Complimentary refreshments will be available throughout the open day, but if you fancy something more, grab a bite to eat in The Conservatory, our on-campus catering outlet. It's a welcoming space to gather with friends over a coffee or lunch.
What if I can't make the date?
Don’t worry, if you can't make it to one of our open days, you can book onto one of our campus tours, with an opportunity to learn more about UoC, speak to a student ambassador and have a really good look around.
Travel & access
Travelling by tube
Westferry Station (DLR) From Westferry is a 5-minute walk to our London campus.
From any Westferry DLR station exit, cross the dual carriageway (West India Dock Road) heading for the row of shops. Between the Westferry Arms and the yellow-fronted off-licence is Birchfield Street. Follow Birchfield Street, and a three-minute walk will take you to a T-junction onto East India Dock Road. Turn right and you’ll reach the campus after 70 metres.
Travelling by train
From Euston Station: Northern Line towards Morden via Bank. Change at Bank for the DLR towards Woolwich Arsenal/Lewisham. Arrive at Westferry Station.
Travelling by bus
Our London campus is on direct bus routes served by buses 115, D6, 15 – just ask for the University of Cumbria in London stop which is directly outside.
Traveling by car
The postcode for sat navs is E14 6JE. There are three University of Cumbria parking bays at East India Dock Road, one of which is designated for disabled drivers. The nearest pay and display car park is The West India Quay Car Park, Hertsmere Road, London E14 4AN.
Support for visitors with disabilities
If you require any specific support during your visit, please speak to a member of staff during registration.
Talks & tours
Our student ambassadors will take you on a tour of our lovely London campus. It's the perfect chance to pick their brains about what it's really like being a student at the University of Cumbria!
Subject specific talks
Our passionate staff will introduce you to the subjects and the departments. It's a brilliant opportunity to delve deeper into our courses.
Information stands and talks for our academic and support services will be available throughout the day. Our staff will be on hand to provide information and answer your questions about:
- Accommodation support
- Student admissions
- Career and employability advice
- Student finance and managing your money
- Disability advice
- Mental health and counselling support
- Student parents support
- Library and Student Services
- Any other support you may require at university
When you study with the University of Cumbria, you will have access to advice about your course, academic skills development, your wellbeing, university life in general and your future career direction. Support is provided in a number of ways; it can be online, by phone or if you need it, in person.