University open days

University open days

Join Us at Our Next Open Day

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An Open Day is your opportunity to get on to campus, meet your institute, and start to decide whether the University of Cumbria could be the place that you call home for the next few years.

At Cumbria, we do our Open Days a little differently. We don’t fill the day with gimmicks and marketing pitches, instead, we give you the chance to really get to know us and to get a feel for what your life at Cumbria could really be like. After all, that’s what an Open Day is meant for!

So whilst you’ll get the chance to attend talks and take tours of our campus led by real students, you’ll also get hands-on, interactive activities, and a flexible schedule to suit your needs.

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Follow our three easy steps to book your Open Day:

1. Find your course 2. Check Course location 3. Book your Open Day!

You can also search our Open Days using the filters below by subject or location.

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Health, Social Care and Sport Open Day

07 Jan 2023-07 Jan 2023 |10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Open Days | Lancaster

Explore our Health, Social Care and Sport courses. Find your ideal course, meet expert lecturers and explore our outstanding Institute of Health facilities at the University of Cumbria.


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Health and Social Care Open Day

14 Jan 2023-14 Jan 2023 |9:30 AM-2:00 PM

Open Days | Carlisle Fusehill

Explore our Health, Social Care and Psychology courses. Find your ideal course, meet expert lecturers and explore our outstanding Institute of Health facilities at the University of Cumbria.


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PGCE Primary
  • PGCE

PGCE Online (Non-QTS) Virtual Open Event (9th March)

09 Mar 2023-09 Mar 2023 |11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Open Days | Online

Do you work in an educational setting based anywhere in the world? Would you like to find out more about our fully online PGCE non-QTS? Then attend one of our open sessions in order to find out more.


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PGCE Primary
  • PGCE

PGCE Online (Non-QTS) Virtual Open Event (30th March)

30 Mar 2023-30 Mar 2023 |5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Open Days | Online

Do you work in an educational setting based anywhere in the world? Would you like to find out more about our fully online PGCE non-QTS? Then attend one of our open sessions in order to find out more.


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PGCE Primary
  • PGCE

PGCE Online (Non-QTS) Virtual Open Event (6th July)

06 Jul 2023-06 Jul 2023 |6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Open Days | Online

Do you work in an educational setting based anywhere in the world? Would you like to find out more about our fully online PGCE non-QTS? Then attend one of our open sessions in order to find out more.


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PGCE Primary
  • PGCE

PGCE Routes into Teaching-Fusehill Street, Carlisle

02 Feb 2023-02 Feb 2023 |5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Open Days | Carlisle Fusehill

Have you considered becoming a primary school teacher? Currently, studying for or have your first degree? Attend our PGCE Routes into Teaching Event, find out more about our PGCE course options and speak with our academic team.


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PGCE Primary
  • PGCE

PGCE Routes into Teaching-Lancaster

02 Feb 2023-02 Feb 2023 |4:00 PM-7:00 PM

Open Days | Lancaster

Have you considered becoming a primary or secondary school teacher? Currently, studying for or have your first degree? Attend our PGCE Routes into Teaching Event, find out more about our PGCE course options and speak with our academic team.


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Top Tips For Attending an Open Day at UoC

EXPLORE THE CAMPUS. Remember that this may be your only chance to get on campus before you come here to live. When you walk around the university that’s right for you, you’ll know it. If you’re not from around here, try to explore the local area, or speak to our student ambassadors.

DON'T BE AFRAID TO ASK QUESTIONS in fact, prepare some in advance! You’ll get the chance to speak one-on-one with academics, as well as teams like Student Support and the Students’ Union. There are no silly questions; whatever you want to know, now is your chance to get a face-to-face answer.

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR DAY. Make the most of the interactive activities, but make sure you go to the talks and tours too! Each campus will have its own set of interactive, hands-on experiences, which will be detailed in the Open Day programme. Make sure you attend the talks happening, too. These talks aren’t a sales pitch, they’re a real opportunity to get to know us and your course better.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Open Days for and why should I go to one?

How will I know where to go?

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Can't Attend an Open Day?

Check out Cumbria's On-Demand Open Day experience. Register online to gain access to in-depth talks, student advice, and further support from the outreach team. 

Access our On-Demand service 24/7, from anywhere in the world. Take a virtual step on campus, explore our accommodation, and listen to experts in Health, Law, Sciences, and much more discuss their areas of study. 

Find everything you need to kickstart your journey towards your future at the University of Cumbria. 

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