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Highfield campus during an open day.

What to expect at a campus open day

Undergraduate campus open days are your chance to explore the University. Here, you'll find information about what to typically expect on the day.

The programmes for our 2023 open days will be available closer to the events. In the meantime, you can explore our older 2022 Southampton open day programme, or our 2022 Winchester School of Art programme.

Attend a subject talk

Hear directly from our expert academics in a subject talk.

You'll explore the available study pathways, how you'll learn on the course and what your career options might be. It's also a chance for you to ask any questions about your subject.

Tour our campuses and facilities

Our guided tours are usually separated into campus tours and subject tours. These are a great opportunity to explore both life on campus and the unique study spaces and facilities for your subject.

You'll see our:

  • facilities
  • libraries
  • study spaces
  • labs
  • workshops
  • green spaces
  • food and drink locations
  • sports facilities
  • social spots

Chat to students about their experiences

Learn first-hand from current undergraduates what it's like to be a University of Southampton student. Get their top tips for applying, living and studying here.

Discuss your course with academic staff

Have an informal chat with our academic experts to find out what your options are.

Visit our accommodation

See some of our dedicated student accommodation at our nearby halls of residence. Our accommodation talk will also introduce you to the different kinds of rooms you can choose from, as well as the locations and costs.

Attend our Winchester School of Art Degree Show

If you're around on 17 June, you could join us at the Winchester School of Art Open Day to get exclusive access to our undergraduate Degree Show, showcasing the incredible work of our final-year students.

You'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of our creative campus and be inspired by students’ work and influences.

Explore Southampton and Winchester city centres

Explore Southampton and all that this exciting city has to offer. Or, take a self-guided tour of England's beautiful former capital city and discover things to do in Winchester.

Hear about our student life hub

Learn about the support that will be available to you. You'll hear from our support services on things like careers, enabling services, the student hub, sport and more.

Travel bursaries

We understand that travel costs can be a barrier when you attend a University event. We offer travel bursaries of up to £100 to help you to cover these costs.

If you are attending one of our Open Days in 2023, you may be eligible.

If you are eligible, you will be reimbursed after attending the event. You will find more information and terms and conditions on the travel bursary application form.

Ready to book a campus open day?

When you submit your booking form, we'll send you a confirmation email.

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