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Applicant Visit Days are the best way to find out everything about studying your chosen course at the University of Huddersfield.  
 
Our Applicant Visit Days are taking place between February and May 2024, and you’ll be sent an email to notify you when our booking system is open.  
 
Applicant Visit Days are only open to our applicants and each subject puts on a tailor-made programme to give you the best opportunity to explore, question and confirm your course choice.   

 

What you can expect on the day

An Applicant Visit Day typically starts around 10am and runs through to 1.30pm depending on what activities you choose to take part in. On the day you can:   

  • Hear about your course from the academic team with future classmates.
  • Take part in activities related to your course.
  • Chat with current students about their studies and get a feel for what student life in Huddersfield is like.
  • Discover all our accommodation options if you've not yet had chance. Available 11.30 - 2pm.
  • Explore our beautiful, canal side campus led by our student ambassadors. Available 11.30 - 2pm.

Pick your subject below to see what activities you will be able to take part in on the day

Please refer to your booking confirmation email for specific details regarding your check-in location and time.

Our contribution towards travel costs

We know how much you’ll love Huddersfield and we want to make our Applicant Visit Days as accessible as possible, so we’re offering a contribution to your travel costs. 

Claiming your reimbursement

Please be aware that you can only claim your reimbursement after you have attended your Applicant Visit Day. We’ll send you an email after the Applicant Open Day with a link to a secure form to fill out. See more information below.

After attending your Applicant Visit Day, you can claim up to £75 towards your journey between your home address and the University of Huddersfield. When you arrive on the day, please make sure you check in so that we know that you have attended. The below table provides details of the contributions we will make:

Miles from Huddersfield Contribution amount
Less than 20 miles £10.00
20 - 69 miles £25.00
70 - 149 miles £40.00
150 or more miles £75.00

 

To claim your reimbursement, we’ll send you an email after your Applicant Visit Day with a secure form, ask you to confirm your personal details and provide us with your bank/building society details. Once submitted, payment can take up to 30 days to appear in your bank account.  

 

For more information see our Travel Reimbursement Terms and Conditions. 

 


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Subject Activities

 

Arts and Humanities

Subject What you can expect on the day
Architecture and the Built Environment

Subject activites

Applicants will take part in one of the following activities depending on their chosen course:

-Architecture: Introductory talk and a creative making workshop.

-Architectural Technology, Quantity Surveying or Construction Project Management: Collaborative project tasks to understand the roles of these three areas, Mola structure workshop (building different structural systems) and a short course presentation.

-Interior Design: Group portfolio review and sample board workshop.

Parent activities

An opportunity to ask questions around student support followed by a facilities tour.

Fashion and Textiles

Subject activities

Applicants will take part in an interactive embellishment workshop which will run alongside portfolio reviews. 

Parent activities

An opportunity to ask questions around student support followed by a facilities tour.

English and History

Subject activities

Subject talk - learn about the highlights of the course and discover some of the topics and texts you'll be studying.

Either a Creative Writing Workshop or a Hands on History Workshop.

Parent activities

An opportunity to ask questions around student support followed by a facilities tour.

Music and Music Technology

Subject activities

Subject Information Talk

Opportunity to take part in solo or group performance workshops

Facilities tours

Parent activities

An opportunity to ask questions around student support followed by a facilities tour.

Media, Journalism, Film and Drama

Subject Activities

Applicants will take part in one of the following activities depending on their chosen course:

-From inspiration to script to screen: Work with fellow applicants to devise, rehearse and shoot a short film.

-Your story, my podcast: Applicants will work with our journalism team to develop ideas for their own podcasts or other media, with the focus on how to find and tell fascinating stories.

Parent activities

An opportunity to ask questions around student support followed by a facilities tour.

Visual Arts

Subject activities

Applicants will take part in one of the following activities depending on their chosen course:

-Fine Art and Illustration - Masked Myths: Crafting Characters workshop

-Photography - portrait / darkroom workshop
Workshops will run alongside portfolio review.

Parent activities

An opportunity to ask questions around student support followed by a facilities tour.

Design

Subject Activities

Applicants will rotate between:

-The Creative Condition - A Graphic Workshop

-Group Portfolio review

Parent activities

An opportunity to ask questions around student support followed by a facilities tour.

 

 

Business, Education and Law

Subject What to expect on the day
Business & Management, Accounting, Finance & Economics Courses, Marketing & Digital Marketing Courses, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Events & Hospitality Management

Welcome

Your day will begin with a welcome to Huddersfield Business School talk and introduction from our academics and student ambassadors

Subject activity

You will then take part in an interactive subject session alongside other applicants, which will help you understand to what life at University of Huddersfield is really like.

Q&A

In addition, our recent graduates will be on hand to talk to you about their career so far and how they've progressed since attending university.

Law courses

Welcome

Your day will begin with a welcome to Law School talk and introduction from our academics and student ambassadors.

Subject activities

You will then take part in an interactive subject session, in our mock court room alongside other applicants, which will help you understand to what life at University of Huddersfield is really like.

Q&A

In addition, our recent graduates will be on hand to talk to you about their career so far and how they've progressed since attending university.

Education & Teacher Training Courses 

Welcome

Your day will begin with a welcome to the School of Education talk and introduction from our academics and student ambassadors.

Subject activites

You will then take part in an interactive subject session, in a primaey school classroom setting alongside other applicants, which will help you understand to what life at University of Huddersfield is really like.

Q&A

In addition, our recent graduates will be on hand to talk to you about their career so far and how they've progressed since attending university.

 

 

Computing and Engineering

Subject What you can expect on the day
Civil Engineering

Subject presentation

 More detailed information about the course you've applied for.

Subject activity

A chance to take part in an activity that will give you a flavour of the course you have applied for.

Placement information

A presentation from the School of Computing and Engineering Placement Unit and your chance to ask any questions.

Mechanical Engineering

Subject presentation

More detailed information about the course you've applied for.

Subject activity

A chance to take part in an activity that will give you a flavour of the course you have applied for.

Placement information

A presentation from the School of Computing and Engineering Placement Unit and your chance to ask any questions.

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Subject presentation

More detailed information about the course you've applied for.

Subject activity

A chance to take part in an activity that will give you a flavour of the course you have applied for.

Placement information

A presentation from the School of Computing and Engineering Placement Unit and your chance to ask any questions.

Computing

Subject presentation

More detailed information about the course you've applied for.

Subject activity

A chance to take part in an activity that will give you a flavour of the course you have applied for.

Placement information

A presentation from the School of Computing and Engineering Placement Unit and your chance to ask any questions.

Mathematics

Subject presentation

More detailed information about the course you've applied for.

Subject activity

A chance to take part in an activity that will give you a flavour of the course you have applied for.

Placement information

A presentation from the School of Computing and Engineering Placement Unit and your chance to ask any questions.

Games Development

Subject presentation

More detailed information about the course you've applied for.

Subject activity

A chance to take part in an activity that will give you a flavour of the course you have applied for.

Placement information

A presentation from the School of Computing and Engineering Placement Unit and your chance to ask any questions.

Music Technology

Subject presentation

More detailed information about the course you've applied for.

Subject activity

A chance to take part in an activity that will give you a flavour of the course you have applied for.

Placement information

A presentation from the School of Computing and Engineering Placement Unit and your chance to ask any questions.

 

 

Applied Science

Subject What you can expect on the day
Biological Sciences

Subject presentation

A presentation about the Biological Sciences subject area including more detailed information about courses within this subject area.

Subject activity

Take part in a Biological Sciences subject area activity to give you a flavour of your chosen field of study.

Tour of Applied Sciences campus

A guided tour, by a Biological Sciences academic and/or student ambassador, of the Applied Sciences campus including some facilities.

Chemical Engineering

Subject presentation

A presentation about the Chemical Sciences subject area including more detailed information about courses within this subject area.

Subject activity

Take part in a Chemical Engineering subject area activity to give you a flavour of your chosen field of study.

Tour of Applied Sciences campus

A guided tour, by a Chemical Engineering academic and/or student ambassador, of the Applied Sciences campus including some facilities.

Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Subject presentation

A presentation about the Chemical Sciences subject area including more detailed information about courses within this subject area.

Subject activity

Take part in a Chemistry subject area activity to give you a flavour of your chosen field of study.

Tour of Applied Sciences campus

A guided tour, by a Chemistry academic and/or student ambassador, of the Applied Sciences campus including some facilities.

Forensic Science

Subject presentation

A presentation about the Chemical Sciences subject area including information about the courses within this subject area.

Subject activity

Take part in a Forensic Science subject area activity to give you a flavour of your chosen field of study.

Tour of Applied Sciences campus

A guided tour, by a Forensic Science academic and/or student ambassador, of the Applied Sciences campus including some facilities.

Geography

Subject presentation

A presentation about the Geography subject area including detailed information about the courses within this subject area.

Subject activity

Take part in a Geography subject area activity to give you a flavour of your chosen field of study.

Tour of Applied Sciences campus

A guided tour, by a Geography academic and/or student ambassador, of the Applied Sciences campus including some facilities.

Optometry

Subject presentation

A presentation about the Optometry course including detailed course information.

Subject activity

Take part in an Optometry course activity to give you a flavour of your chosen area of study.

Tour of Applied Sciences campus

A guided tour, by an Optometry academic and/or student ambassador, of the Applied Sciences campus including some facilities.

Pharmacy

Subject presentation

A presentation about the Pharmacy course including detailed course information.

Subject activity

Take part in a question and answer session. This is your opportunity to find out more details about your course and university life in general.

Tour of Applied Sciences campus

A guided tour, by a Pharmacy academic and/or Pharmacy student ambassador, of the Applied Sciences campus including some facilities.

Science Extended Degree

Subject presentation

A presentation about the Science Extended Degree course including detailed course information.

Subject activity

Take part in a question and answer session. This is your opportunity to find out more details about your course and university life in general.

Tour of Applied Sciences campus

A guided tour, by a Science Extended Degree academic and/or student ambassador, of the Applied Sciences campus including some facilities.

 

 

Human and Health

Subject What you can expect on the day
Psychology

Subject activity

A chance to participate in a Psychology related activity to give you a flavour of your chosen course. 

Subject mini lecture

Experience a mini lecture on a psychology related subject to give you a flavour of whats its like studying a psychology course. 

Q&A

An opportunity to ask the Psychology team and current students any questions you have about the courses and student life.

Tour of facilities

Explore the facilities you'll use whilst studying one of our Psychology courses.

Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Subject activity

A chance to participate in a Sport, Exercise and Nutrition related activity to give you a flavour of your chosen course.

Student panel

An opportunity to ask current students questions you have about student life.

Tour of facilities

Explore the facilities you'll use whilst studying one of our Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Science courses.

Sociology

Subject activity

A chance to participate in a Sociology related activity to give you a flavour of your chosen course.

Q&A

An opportunity to ask the Sociology team and current students any questions you have about the courses and student life.

Criminology and Policing

Subject activity

A chance to participate in a Criminology and Policing related activity to give you a flavour of your chosen course.

Student panel

An opportunity to ask current students questions you have about student life.

Q&A

An opportunity to ask the Criminology and Policing team any questions you have. 

Health Professions and Social Care Courses

Subject activity

A chance to participate in an interactive activity to give you a flavour of your chosen course.

Student panel

An opportunity to ask current students questions you have about student life.

Q&A

An opportunity to ask your Health Profession or Social Care course team any questions you have.