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University Open Day

17 February 2018: All main campuses

10:00 - 16:00
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Come and experience what life at the University of Wolverhampton is really like!

‌‌Look around facilities, take tours of our campuses, meet your prospective lecturers, see the student accommodation, and talk to the experts on money to study, careers and more at Open Day. We could even make you an offer of a place.*

Our Open Day is the perfect way to help you decide if you'll be happy studying here; you can visit our fantastic facilities, speak to staff and students and find out why we have such an amazing track record graduate employability.

‌What happens on the day?

Start your day with a Welcome Talk and get an overview of the University. Then, take in some talks, tours and workshops to find out more about studying here and visit our Campus Life zone to find out more about accommodation, fees and finance, careers and employability opportunities, the Students' Union and the support we have available to students.

‌Where will the Open Day take place?

Our three main campuses Wolverhampton City, Telford and Walsall will be open, so we will make sure you go to the campus that teaches the subject you're interested in.

If you’re interested in studying Adult Nursing, Children’s Nursing or Midwifery and live near our Burton-upon-Trent, it may be easier for you to our Burton Campus on one of their Open Days.

Wolverhampton City Campus

Walsall Campus

Telford Innovation Campus

Applied sciences, 
Architecture and the built environment, 
Art and design, 
Business, 
Health and nursing (adult and mental health),
Humanities,
Law,
Leisure and lifestyle industries,
Mathematics and computer science,
Pharmacy,
Pharmacology and pharmaceutical science,
Social sciences and communications,
Social work and social care,
Psychology,
Public health,
Community health and health CPD.

Dance, 
Drama and theatre, 
Midwifery, 
Music and music technology, Nursing (adult, children's and learning disability), 
Paramedic science, 
Performing arts, 
Physiotherapy, 
Physical education, 
Sport and sports science, 
Teaching and education.

Aerospace engineering, 
Automotive engineering, 
Chemical engineering, 
Electronic and telecommunications engineering, 
Mechanical engineering, 
Motorsport engineering, 
Mechatronics engineering.

How to find us - City Campus

How to find us – Walsall Campus

How to find us – Telford Campus

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What if I can't attend this Open Day?

We have many Open Days throughout the year, but if you can't make any of them you don't have to miss out on discovering what we have to offer.

Find out some more about the facilities we provide:

For further details, contact our enquiries team on tel: 0800 953 3222 or email: enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

 

 

 * There may be occasions where it is not possible to offer you a place on a specific course. Reasons may include courses being over-subscribed, you may not meet the entry requirements, or a course may not be available. The University will make every effort to help you find a suitable alternative course.

Faculty of Arts

City Campus

ActivityTime
Welcome to the Wolverhampton School of Art Est. 1851 11.15am, 1.15pm
An introduction to: Fashion, Textiles and Surface Pattern 11.35am, 1.35pm
An introduction to: Fine Art, Painting and Print, and Sculpture and Environmental Art 11.35am, 1.35pm
An introduction to: Glass and Ceramics 11.35am, 1.35pm
An introduction to: Graphic Design and Illustration 11.35am, 1.35pm
An introduction to: Product Design, Interior Design, and Furniture Design 11.35am, 1.35pm
An introduction to: Photography 11.35am, 1.35pm
Take a tour of the facilities 10.30am, 12.15pm, 2.15pm
Portfolio Review: Bring your portfolio of work to our Open Day and receive great advice from our academic teams on how to make your portfolio even more outstanding and prepare yourself for future interviews. 10.00am-4.00pm

School of Humanities 

ActivityTime
Welcome to the School of Humanities 11.15am, 1.15pm
Creative and Professional Writing: A cabinet of curiosities 11.35am, 1.35pm
English: Loose Leaves and Loose Women - literature and experimentation 11.35am, 1.35pm
English Language, Linguistics and TESOL: Why study language? 11.35am, 1.35pm
Philosophy: 'The Tree of Knowledge' 11.35am, 1.35pm
Religious Studies: Engaging with living religion 11.35am, 1.35pm
Writing for academic purposes: some useful tips! 12.30pm, 2.15pm

School of Media

ActivityTime
Welcome to the School of Media 11.15am, 1.15pm
An introduction to: Animation 11.35am, 1.35pm
An introduction to: Computer Games Design 11.35am, 1.35pm
Film & Television Production: View a selection of student films in our studio and learn how to use a camera jib 11.35am, 1.35pm
An introduction to: Film & Television Studies, including tour of Light House 11.35am, 1.35pm
Media / Public Relations: Is the medium the message? 11.35am, 1.35pm
Multimedia Journalism: Media futures and planning a career in media 11.35am, 1.35pm
Take a tour of the facilities 10.30am,2.15pm,2.15pm
Portfolio Review: Bring your portfolio of work to our Open Day and receive great advice from our academic teams on how to make your portfolio even more outstanding and prepare yourself for future interviews. 10.00am-4.00pm

Walsall Campus

ActivityTime
Welcome to the School of Performing Arts 11.40 am, 1.40 pm
Dance and Dance Science and Performance: Presentation and tour 12 pm, 2 pm
Drama and Acting: Presentation and tour 12 pm, 2 pm
Music Education and Community Practice, Music and Popular Music: Presentation and tour 12 pm, 2 pm
Music Technology: Recording studio introduction 12 pm, 2 pm
Musical Theatre: Presentation and tour 12 pm, 2 pm
Take a tour of the facilities 10.30am,12.30 pm, 2.30 pm

Faculty of Education, Health & Wellbeing

City Campus

ActivityTime
Nursing is...Visit our Nursing presentation . (plus 10 minute student nurse presentation) 10.50 am and 1:00
Visit the Nursing teams to find out more about the fields of Nursing that we offer at Walsall Campus - Adult, Learning Disability and Children's 10.00 - 16:00
Discover new opportunities within our Nursing programmes and find out about our Integrated Masters Adult Nursing Course 12.00 and 2.15
Our SUCCESS team contribute to teaching and learning, skills training and the recruitment of students. They will talk to you about real life experiences and how contributions are widely acclaimed 10.00 am - 4.00
Already a registered Health Care Professional? Find out about what Continuing Professional Development opportunities we have. 10.00 - 12.00 and 12.30 - 16.00
Listen to what the role of a midwife is and what is involved on our Midwifery course. You will have the opportunity to learn about the course and what it's like in practice by speaking to our Academic team and students 10:15 and 12:20
Becoming a Paramedic and so much more 11:30, 1:35 and 14:45
Interactive demonstrations from Paramedic Students 12:20 and 14:20
Physiotherapy. Be part of a profession that helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. 11.35 and14:00
Discover our new Physiotherapy suite and speak to our students on the course 12:30 and 14:40
Speak to the course team during the day 10.00 am - 4.00 pm (between the presentations listed above)
Tour of our clinical skills labs facilities and view clinical activities that our students engage with. All questions welcomed! 10.00 - 12.00 and 12.30 - 3.30

Walsall Campus

Education

ActivityTime
Do you think you know about Primary Teacher Training? 11:40 - 12:40 & 13:30 - 14:30
Interested in becoming a Primary or Secondary Teacher? 10:00- 16:00
'Spring into the curriculum' - Why not come and have a go at our interactive Primary teaching free activity. 10.00 - 1.00 pm and1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Meet staff and students and find out about our Undergraduate courses - Education Studies and Special Needs & Inclusion Studies and Childhood Studies and Family & Community Studies courses. 10.00 - 16.00
Have your questions answered and find out what life is like on our Undergraduate courses 11:00 & 12:30
View our Primary Teaching room and look at a variety of work on display 10:00- 16:00
Support session for Professional Skills Test Sessions Maths (60 minute sessions) 10.30 - 11.30 and 12.40 - 1.40
Support session for Professional Skills Test Sessions Literacy (60 minute sessions) 10.30 - 11.30 and 12.40 - 1.40
View staff and student work on display and help yourself to a hot drink.

10:00- 16:00

 

Sport

ActivityTime
Hear about what courses we offer in Sport and find out more about sports teams and scholarships 11.00 and 13.00
Research Talk -'Tired but not out' - how sport psychology can help manage fatigue - Professor Andy Lane 11.30 and13.30
Visit our Academic Sport staff and Sport students and find out what life is like when you study with us. Throughout the day our sports Coaches will be on hand to answer your questions on our sports teams and scholarships 10:00 - 16:00
The science of performance - explore how sport & exercise science contributes to enhancing sport and life performance and well-being

12:00 and 14:00

 

Health 
Hot off the Press – did you know that the University of Wolverhampton is now offering placement opportunities in Shrewsbury and Telford for the BNurs (Hons) Adult and Children’s Nursing course, commencing January 2018? Come to Telford Campus between 10.00am-4.00pm to our Open Day on Saturday 18 November and hear more about this great opportunity.
ActivityTime
Visit our Nursing presentation . (plus 10 minute student nurse presentation) You will also have an opportunity throughout the day to meet our students and academics. 10:45 and 12:45
'Men into Nursing" an open discussion about what it's like to be a man in Nursing 11.25
Already a registered Health Care Professional? Find out about what Continuing Professional Development opportunities we have. 10.00 - 12.00 and 12.30 - 16.00
Our SUCCESS team contribute to teaching and learning, skills training and the recruitment of students. They will talk to you about real life experiences and how contributions are widely acclaimed 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
As a social worker, you will work with people to find solutions to their problems. Find out more about our Social Work Course 10:30 and12:45
Would you like to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in your studies with the University of Wolverhampton at degree level and beyond? Why not come and hear about our Foundation Year Courses. 11:0 and13:00
Hear from the Public Health and Wellbeing team and the opportunities that we hold for you 11:00
Psychology - come and meet our friendly Psychology team and find out more about our British Psychological Society accredited courses. 11:00 and 13:00
Skills lab taster activity - a chance to participate in skills lab activity to find out more about learning IN The Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing 10:30-11:00, 11:30-12:00, 12:30 -13:00,14:00-14:30

Faculty of Science and Engineering

City Campus

ActivityTime
The road to success - the journey to graduate employment 12.15
Architecture, Built Environment, Civil Engineering, Environmental Health and Geography 12.30 & 2.30
Biomedical Scientists & Healthcare Scientists: the little-known link between patient and diagnosis 12.30 & 2.30
Computer Science 12.30 & 2.30
Computer Science Showcase of student work 10.00 - 4.00
Biosciences: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics & Molecular Biology, Microbiology 11.00 & 1.00
Animal Behaviour and Wildlife Conservation 11.00 & 1.00
Chemistry talk, tour of laboratories and interactive activities 11.00 & 1.00
Hands on Forensic Science and tour of laboratories 11.45 & 1.45
Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Forensic Taster Sessions 10.00-2.30
Animal Behaviour & Wildlife Conservation - tracks and signs 10.00-2.30
Being a Pharmacist - drugs, patients and everything in-between! 11.00 & 2.30
Pharmacy: Team-Based Learning Taster Session 12.30
Making medicines: The behind-the-scenes science 12.30
Architecture and Built Environment exhibition: including a student work showcase and a preview of our new Springfield Centre 10.00-4.00

Telford Campus

ActivityTime
Welcome to the School of Engineering 11.00 and 13.30
Automotive Engineering  
Motorsport Engineering  
Aerospace  
Mechanical Engineering  
Electronics and Telecommunications  
Engineering  
Mechatronics Engineering  
Manufacturing Engineering  
Chemical Engineering  

Faculty of Social Sciences

City Campus

ActivityTime 
University of Wolverhampton Business School  
Choosing a Business or Management Degree? Everything you need to know about the Business School 12:45 - 13:25
Business Management (including joint awards) 13:30 - 14:00
Tourism Management; Event and Venue Management; International Hospitality Management 13:30 - 14:00
Economics and Economic joint awards 13:30 - 14:00
HND Business 13:30 - 14:00
Accounting and Finance 14:15 - 14:45
Human Resource Management 14:15 - 14:45
International Business Management 14:15 - 14:45
Marketing Management 14:15 - 14:45
Foundation Study - all you need to know 12:00 - 12:30, 14:50 - 15:20
University of Wolverhampton Law School (MH Building)  
Introduction to the University of Wolverhampton Law School 12:45 - 13:15
Enhance your employability - Your Law Degree and the real world: Student Engagement and the Law Representation project 13:20 - 13:50
Public Perceptions of Homicide 14:00 - 14:40
Foundation Study - all you need to know 12:00 - 12:30 and 14:50 - 15:20
School of Social, Historical and Political Studies (MU 3rd Floor)  
Interpreting 12:45 -13:15
Deaf Studies 13:30 - 14:00
Policing and Intelligence 12:45 - 13:15
Fire & Rescue 13:30 - 14:00
History, Politics and War Studies 12:45 - 13:15 and 13:30 -14:00
Criminology and Criminal Justice 12:45 - 13:15 and 13:30 - 14:00
Sociology and Social Policy 12:45 - 13:15
Foundation Study - all you need to know 12:00 - 12:30 and 14:50 - 15:2