Local uni and college open days: 2019 round-up

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(Gatsby 7)

How is your school doing on Gatsby Benchmark 7 – encounters with further and higher education? Please share this useful round-up below of local higher and further education provider open days with staff, parents and pupils.

The website UniTasterDays is also a great one to bookmark. It helps teachers and careers colleagues interested in booking university events for school groups, and students looking to find activities directly.

Through the UniTasterDays website, schools can:

  • Search over 1,000 events offered by universities throughout the UK
  • Request an event from universities UK-wide by completing one simple form:
  • Join a mailing list of weekly university events and receive a free Teachers’ Guide to University brochure.


The University of Buckingham

Open day Saturday 16 March, 10am to 5pm

Open evening Thursday 2 May, 6 to 8pm

More information and to register: https://www.buckingham.ac.uk/study/visit-us/open-days/

Bucks New University

Open day Saturday 16 March, 10am to 3pm  
Open day Saturday 8 June, 10am to 3pm
More information and to register: https://bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks/undergraduate/open-days

Buckinghamshire College Group (BCG)

Enrolment and open days at Wycombe, Amersham and Aylesbury campuses take place over July, August and September

More information and to register: https://www.buckscollegegroup.ac.uk/enrol/open-days

Berkshire College of Agriculture

General open evening Wednesday 1 May 5 to 8pm

Taster days on individual courses over spring and summer

More information and to register: https://www.bca.ac.uk/events/

Henley College

Look out for future prospective student events at http://www.henleycol.ac.uk/events/