The University of Southampton
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton

Visits & Open Days

Visiting the University is a great opportunity to see the campus and find out what it’s really like to live and study here. You'll be able to see our state-of-the-art student facilities, including the Hartley Library, Jubilee Sports Centre, Students’ Union and a hall of residence.

There are a number of ways to visit the University, including undergraduate Open Days, campus tours, UCAS and Higher Education fairs and self-guided walking tours.

Open Days

Our 2016 Open Days have now finished.

Information about our 2017 Open Days will be released at a later date.

There are other ways to find out what life on campus is like, including taking a campus tour and visiting independently.

You can also explore our campuses, facilities and accommodaton from wherever you are using our Virtual Open Day.

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Find out more about our Open Days for all campuses, including our Southampton, Winchester and Malaysia campuses.

UCAS Applicant Visit Days

Each year we organise a number of UCAS Applicant Days.  These days offer you the opportunity to get a first-hand experience of our Waterfront Campus and the degree courses we offer.

Students arriving at NOCS
Students arriving at NOCS

Our Applicant Visit Days are held at our Waterfront Campus at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS). Our current undergraduate students will be on hand to welcome you and answer any questions you have about living and studying in Southampton. For more information on our Visit Day dates and the programme for the day, please visit our event page and select the date you will be visiting us on.

Other Visits

If you would like to visit us at any other time of year, if possible we will arrange for a member of staff to be on hand to guide you around the facilities and discuss our degree programmes with you. Please contact our undergraduate office at or call 023 8059 8310.

Visit Day Talk from one of our Admission Tutors
Visit Day Talk from one of our Admission Tutors
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