New mobile app launched for Open Days

The University is hosting its next Open Day on Saturday, 12 March 2011 at is Wolverhampton and Walsall Campuses from 10am until 3pm.

Visitors with internet enabled mobile phones and devices will be able to access a wealth of information by downloading the free WLV app, including interactive maps and a programme of events to help them plan their day.

At the Open Day itself, people will receive relevant alerts when talks they are interested in are about to start and can even use a ‘friend locator’ to find out where their friends are at the event.

The Open Day will include opportunities to look around the University facilities, take tours of the campuses and meet prospective lecturers and current students.

Visitors can also check out the student accommodation and talk to the experts about money to study and careers.

Education Events Manager Danielle Spittle said: “Open Days are a great opportunity to see the facilities and ask any questions about courses, careers and much more. The new app will help people plan their day and make the most of the various talks and tours.”

At Wolverhampton City Campus visitors will find information about applied sciences, art & design, business, computing and IT, engineering and the built environment, health and nursing, law, social sciences and communications.

Meanwhile, visitors to Walsall Campus can learn more about courses in sport, music, dance, drama, leisure and lifestyle industries, midwifery, nursing, teaching and education.

WLV will be compatible with a wide variety of devices, including iPhones, iPads, iTouch, any device on an Android operating system and any other device that is web enabled.

For details about how to download the app, visit www.wlv.ac.uk/wlv_mobile

For further details about the Open Day, contact the enquiries team on 0800 953 3222* or email enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

*if you are calling from a mobile phone you may incur a charge.

The charge will vary according to your network provider.

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For more information please contact Vickie Warren in the Media Relations Office on 01902 322736

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