THOUSANDS EXPECTED TO VISIT UWE'S OPEN DAY

Issue date: 19 November 2004


UWE Undergraduate Open Day
Saturday27 November 2004

The University of the West of England will be holding an Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 27 November 2004. Thousands of prospective students will descend on UWE’s campuses to find out more about courses and student accommodation and to view the fantastic resources and facilities offered by the university. Investment in communications and improvements to the universities web site have generated unprecedented numbers of enquiries.

“The open day will give a taste of what it is like to study at UWE” said Louise Bishop from UWE’s Events team. “We have student ambassadors who will give guided campus walking tours and be on hand to answer questions about life at UWE. Student ambassadors are all currently studying at UWE so they can give an honest and detailed viewpoint about all the things prospective students need to know.”

Academics from the Faculties will give talks on the wide range of subjects that can be studied at Degree level. Details of talks and timings are given in the Undergraduate Open Day handbook that can be picked up on the day at the main reception on Frenchay Campus or downloaded from the web site at www.uwe.ac.uk As well as giving details about what’s happening the handbook has a useful day planner to help prospective students get the most out of the open day.

Shuttle buses will operate between Frenchay, St Matthias, Bower Ashton and Glenside Campuses, also from Parkway Station to Frenchay Campus. Details of the timetable are in the handbook.

Delicious low cost Meal Deals are being offered by the variety of catering operations on all campuses.

The Vice –Chancellor, Alfred Morris, will give a welcome talk at hourly intervals in the Glendinning Lecture Theatre. Talks will also be given on student accommodation, money matters and careers. There will also be a student accommodation and Bristol City coach tour leaving every 15 minutes from the Frenchay Campus.

For more details please visit www.uwe.ac.uk or e-mail open@uwe.ac.uk. To register please call the Enquiries and Admissions Service on 0117 32 83333.

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