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University Open Day

18 November 2017: All main campuses

10:00 - 16:00

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're second in the UK for graduate employability^.

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.

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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 aout 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 make sure you go to the campus that teaches the subject you're interested in. 

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

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

Open Day Subject Talks and Workshops

 

Faculty of Arts

City Campus

ActivityTime and DurationRoom
Welcome to the Wolverhampton School of Art Est. 1851 11.15am and 1.15pm (15 minutes) MK314
An Introduction to Glass and Ceramics 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK029a
An Introduction to Fashion and Textiles and Surface Pattern 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK107
An Introduction to Fine Art, Painting & Print and Sculpture and Environmental Art 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK712
An Introduction to Product Design, Interior Design and Furniture Design 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK401
An Introduction to Graphic Design and Illustration 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK301
An Introduction to Photography 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MKb19
Portfolio Advice & Guidance All day (Drop in)

 

 School of Humanities 

ActivityTime and DurationRoom
Welcome to the School of Humanities 11.15am and 1.15pm (30 minutes) MC201
Creative and Professional Writing: A Cabinet of Curiosities 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MC238
English: A Survival Guide to Poetry: Or How a Poem Once Saved My Life 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MC225
English Language, Linguistics and TESOL: Why Study Language? 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MC229
Philosophy: What does it mean to be human? 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MC227
Religious Studies: Engaging with Living Religion 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MC326
Writing for academic purposes; Some useful tips!    

School of Media

ActivityTime and DurationRoom
Welcome to the School of Media 11.15am and 1.15pm (15 minutes) MK045
An Introduction to Animation 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK605
An Introduction to Computer Games Design 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK603
Film & Television Production: Come to our Video Studio to see student films and learn how to use a camera jib! 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MKB01a
Film & Television Studies Talk and Tour of Lighthouse: Introduction to Film and Television Studies 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK312
Media / Public Relations: Is the Medium the Message? 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK310
Multimedia Journalism: Media Futures and Planning a career in Media 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) MK202
Portfolio Advice & Guidance All Day

 

Walsall Campus

ActivityTime and DurationRoom
Welcome to the School of Performing Arts 11.15am and 1.15pm (15 minutes) Black Box Theatre, WH027
Presentation and Tour for Dance, and Dance Science and Performance 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) WH123
11.35 and 1.35 (30 minutes) 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) WH204
Presentation and Tour for Music Education and Community Practice, Music, and Popular Music 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) WH304
Presentation and Tour for Musical Theatre 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) WH226
Music Technology: Recording Studio Introduction 11.35am and 1.35pm (30 minutes) WH315
 

Faculty of Education, Health & Wellbeing

City Campus

ActivityTime and DurationRoom
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. 10:45am & 12:45pm (30 minutes) MC228
Already a registered Health Care Professional? Find out about what Continuing Professional Development opportunities we have. 10.00am - 12.00pm & 12.30pm - 16.00 (All day) Harrison Learning Space
As a social worker, you will work with people to find solutions to their problems. Find out more about our Social Work Course 10:30am & 12:45pm (30 minutes) MC226
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. 11:00am & 1:00pm (30 minutes) MC331
Hear from the Public Health and Wellbeing team and the opportunities that we hold for you. 11:00am (30 minutes) MC406
Psychology - come and meet our friendly Psychology team and find out more about our British Psychological Society accredited courses. 11:00am & 1:00pm (60 minutes) MC353
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. 10:30am-11:00am, 11:30am-12:00pm, 12:30pm -1:00pm, 2:00pm-2:30pm (30 minutes per tour) Please meet in MC reception for your guide to direct you to the skills labs
 

Walsall Campus

Education

ActivityTime and DurationRoom
Do you think you know about Primary Teacher Training? 11:40am - 12:40pm & 3:30pm - 2:30pm (60 minutes) WN101
Interested in becoming a Teacher? 10:00am- 4:00pm WN205 and 206
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. 10.00am - 4:00 (All day) WN202/203
Have your questions answered and find out what life is like on our Undergraduate courses. 11:00am & 12:30pm (30 minutes) WN202/203
View our Primary Teaching room and look at a variety of work on display 10:00am- 4:00pm (All day) WN109
Support session for Professional Skills Test Sessions Maths (60 minute sessions) 10.30am - 11.30am & 12.40pm - 1.40pm (60 minutes) WN212 (Maths)
Support session for Professional Skills Test Sessions Literacy (60 minute sessions) 10.30am - 11.30am & 12.40pm - 1.40pm (60 minutes) WN213 (Literacy)
View staff and student work on display and help yourself to a hot drink. 10:00am- 4pm (All day) 1st floor atrium

Sport

ActivityTime and DurationRoom
Hear about what courses we offer in Sport 11.00am & 1.00pm (20 minutes) WN002
Visit our Academic Sport staff and Sport students and find out what life is like when you study with us. 10:00am - 4:00pm (All day) Go lounge
The science of performance - explore how sport & exercise science contributes to enhancing sport and life performance and well-being 12:00pm & 2:00pm (45 minutes) WD011
Research Talk -'Tired but not out' - how sport psychology can help manage fatigue - Professor Andy Lane 11.30am & 2.50pm (15 minutes) WN010

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 and DurationRoom
Nursing is...Visit our Nursing presentation. (plus 10 minute student nurse presentation) 10.50am & 1:45pm (30 minutes) WP003
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 10:00am - 4:00pm (All day) WP023a and WP023b
Discover new opportunities within our Nursing programmes and find out about our Integrated Masters MNurs Adult Nursing Course 12.00am & 2.15pm (20 minutes) WP114
Already a registered Health Care Professional? Find out about what Continuing Professional Development opportunities we have. 10.00am - 12.00pm & 12.30pm - 4:00pm (All day) WP024
Listen to what role of a midwife is and what is involved on our Midwifery course 10:15am & 1:00pm (30 minutes) WP003
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 All day Ground floor Sister Dora Building
Paramedic Science. Becoming a Paramedic and so much more... 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2pm (45 minutes) WP023a and WP023b
Interactive demonstrations from Paramedic Students 11:15am & 13:15pm (30 minutes) WP014
Physiotherapy. Be part of a profession that helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. 11.35am & 2:00pm (40 minutes) WP003
Discover our new Physiotherapy suite and speak to our students on the course 12:30am & 1:30pm (20 minutes) Please meet and wait in the foyer of WP where the tour will depart
Speak to the course team during the day 10.00am - 4.00pm (between the presentations listed above) All day WP foyer
Thinking about a career in Podiatry? Come and speak to colleagues and students about our degree in Podiatry. 10.00am - 4.00pm (All day) WP025
Tour of our clinical skills labs facilities and view clinical activities that our students engage with. All questions welcomed! Drop-in sessions, 10.00am - 12.00pm & 12.30pm - 3.30pm (All day) WP009-WP012

Faculty of Science and Engineering

City Campus

ActivityTime and DurationRoom
The road to success - the journey to graduate employment 12.15pm - 12:30pm (15 minutes) MC418
Architecture, Built Environment, Civil Engineering, Environmental Health and Geography 12.30pm & 2.30pm (30 minutes) MC418
Biomedical Scientists & Healthcare Scientists: the little-known link between patient and diagnosis 12.30am & 2.30pm (45 minutes) MA036/37
Computer Science 12.30pm & 2.30pm (45 minutes) MI102c
Computer Science Showcase of student work 10.00am - 4.00pm (Drop-in) MI102a & MI102c
Biosciences: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics & Molecular Biology, Microbiology 11.00am & 1.00pm (30 minutes) MC224
Animal Behaviour and Wildlife Conservation 11.00am & 1.00pm (30 minutes) MC438
Physics 11.00am & 1.00pm (30 minutes) MC232
Chemistry talk, tour of laboratories and interactive activities 11.00am & 1.00pm (30 minutes) MC419
Hands on Forensic Science and tour of laboratories 11.45am & 1.45pm (30 minutes) MC226
Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Forensic Taster Sessions 10.00am-4.00pm (Drop-in) MB007
Animal Behaviour & Wildlife Conservation - tracks and signs 10.00am-4.00pm (Drop-in) MB001
Being a Pharmacist - drugs, patients and everything in-between! 12.30pm & 2.30pm (45 minutes) MA003/4
Making medicines: The behind-the-scenes science 12.30pm (45 minutes) MC238
Architecture and Built Environment exhibition: including a student work showcase and a preview of our new Springfield Centre 10.00am-4.00pm (Drop-in) Harrison Learning Centre

Telford Campus

ActivityRoomTime and Duration
Automotive Engineering Live Project Area, Darby Building All Day
Motorsport Engineering Live Project Area, Darby Building All Day
Aerospace SC018, Darby Building All Day
Mechanical Engineering SC027, Darby Building All Day
Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering SA224, Hutchinson Building All Day
Mechatronics Engineering SC109, Darby Building All Day
Manufacturing Engineering SC003, Darby Building All Day
Chemical Engineering SC020, Darby Building All Day

Faculty of Social Sciences

City Campus

ActivityTime and DurationRoom
Choosing a Business or Management Degree? Everything you need to know about the Business School 12:45pm - 1:25pm (40 minutes) MU405
Business Management (including joint awards) 1:30pm - 2:00pm (30 minutes) MU405
Tourism Management; Event and Venue Management; International Hospitality Management. 1:30pm - 2:00pm (30 minutes) MU413
Economics and Economic joint awards 1:30pm - 2:00pm (30 minutes) MU403
HND Business 1:30pm - 2:00pm (30 minutes) MU407
Accounting and Finance 1:15pm - 2:45pm (30 minutes) MU407
Human Resource Management 2:15pm - 2:45pm (30 minutes) MU413
International Business Management 2:15pm - 2:45pm (30 minutes) MU405
Marketing Management 2:15pm - 2:45pm (30 minutes) MU402
Foundation Study - all you need to know 12:00pm - 12:30pm & 2:50pm - 3:20pm (30 minutes) MU406
Introduction to the University of Wolverhampton Law School 12:45pm - 13:15pm (30 minutes) MH017b
Enhance your employability - Your Law Degree and the real world: Student Engagement and the Law Representation project 1:20pm - 2:50pm (30 minutes) Court Room, MH
Public Perceptions of Homicide 2:00pm - 2:40pm (40 minutes) Court Room, MH
Foundation Study - all you need to know 12:00pm - 12:30pm & 2:50pm - 3:20pm (30 minutes) MU406
Interpreting 12:45pm - 1:15pm (30 minutes) MU303
Deaf Studies 1:30pm - 2:00pm (30 minutes) MU303
Policing and Intelligence 12:45pm - 1:15pm (30 minutes) MU312
Fire & Rescue 1:30pm - 2:00pm (30 minutes) MU312
History, Politics and War Studies 12:45pm - 1:15pm & 1:30pm - 2:00pm (30 minutes) MU306
Criminology and Criminal Justice 12:45pm - 1:15pm & 1:30pm - 2:00pm (30 minutes) MU307
Sociology and Social Policy 12:45pm - 1:15pm (30 minutes) MU302
Foundation Study - all you need to know 12:00pm - 12:30pm & 2:50pm - 3:20pm (30 minutes) MU406

 * 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.

^Destination of Leavers from Higher Education. 96% of our class of 2015 were in work or further study within six months. For universities with 2,000 - 3,000 graduating students (full-time, undergraduate).

Please note rooms may be subject to change.