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Architecture


Talks

Architecture and the Course

  • When? 09:30, 12:30
  • Where? Birt Acres Lecture Theatre, Bute Building

Architecture and the Course

  • When? 14:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 2.32, Bute Building

Tours

Guided tours of the School with staff and students

  • When? 10:15, 13:15
  • Where? Meet on 2nd floor landing, Bute Building

Take a tour of the school with current students.


Stands and displays

Course information

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Exhibition Room, 2nd floor, Bute Building

Reception and refreshments with Architecture staff and students

  • When? 13:30 - 14:30
  • Where? Exhibition Room, 2nd floor, Bute Building

Biological Sciences


Talks

Degrees in Biological Sciences: What are they and what careers do they lead to?

  • When? 09:30
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Biological Sciences: What are they and what careers do they lead to?

  • When? 12:30
  • Where? Physiology 'B' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Biological Sciences: What are they and what careers do they lead to?

  • When? 14:30
  • Where? Shared Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Stands and displays

Degrees in Biological Sciences: Information on course content and structure

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Field courses: from Skomer Island, to Tobago, to Malaysia and elsewhere!

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Professional training placements: the options

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Research in the rain forest

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

The exciting world of bacteria: make them show you their colourful sides

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Fungi in action – the good, the bad and the ugly

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

The Otter project

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Biomedical Sciences


Talks

Degrees in Biomedical Sciences: What are they and what careers do they lead to?

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? John Pryde lecture theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Biomedical Sciences: What are they and what careers do they lead to?

  • When? 14:30
  • Where? Physiology 'B', Sir Martin Evans building

Stands and displays

Degrees in Biomedical Sciences: information on course content and structure

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

The Electrocardiogram: recording electrical signals from the heart

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Are you fit? Find out by taking a ride on our bicycle ergometers

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Test your respiratory system – simply puff down our Vitalograph

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Make your little finger twitch – Ulnar nerve stimulation and EMG (electromyography) recordings

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Test your anatomical knowledge: the anatomy prize draw

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

The anatomy video

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Biomolecular Sciences


Talks

Degrees in Biomolecular Sciences: What are they and what careers do they lead to?

  • When? 10:30
  • Where? Physiology 'B' lecture theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Biomolecular Sciences: What are they and what careers do they lead to?

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? Physiology 'B' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Stands and displays

Degrees in Biomolecular Sciences: information on course content and structure

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Molecular Biology of sickle cell disease: typical Year 1 practical

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

DNA – visualised!

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

Biosciences


Talks

Introduction to all Biosciences schemes from a student perspective

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Physiology 'A' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Business


Talks

Studying Business Management at Cardiff Business School

  • When? 10:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre L03, Julian Hodge Building

Studying Business Management at Cardiff Business School

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building

Studying Economics at Cardiff Business School

  • When? 09:30, 12:30
  • Where? Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building

Studying Accounting at Cardiff Business School

  • When? 09:30, 12:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre L03, Aberconway Building

Studying Degrees with a Language at Cardiff Business School

  • When? 12:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre L02, Aberconway Building

Tours

Business School tour

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Foyer, Julian Hodge Building

Student ambassadors will be available following all talks to take visitors on a tour of the Business School


Stands and displays

Staffed exhibition

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Foyer, Julian Hodge Building

Visitors will be given a welcome pack and greeted by members of staff and current students. There will be opportunities to ask us any questions that aren't covered in our talks.

Chemistry


Talks

Computer Aided Molecular Design at Cardiff University – Dr Jamie Platts and Dr David Willock

  • When? 10:30
  • Where? Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Chemistry at Cardiff – the courses available at Cardiff – Dr Tom Tatchell

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Chemistry at Cardiff – the courses available at Cardiff – Dr Tom Tatchell

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Tours

Tours of the facilities, laboratories and the School

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Chemistry entrance foyer, Main Building

Stands and displays

School of Chemistry courses, facilities, research and industrial links

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Chemistry entrance foyer, Main Building

Computer Science & Informatics


Talks

Computer Science and Informatics at Cardiff

  • When? 10:00, 12:00, 14:00
  • Where? C/2.07, Trevithick Building

Where will your degree take you? Career options and the Year in industry programmes

  • When? 13:00
  • Where? C/2.07, Trevithick Building

Computer Science and some of its applications

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? C/2.07, Trevithick Building

Tours

Student guided tours of the School’s teaching laboratories, facilities and the library

  • When? 10:00 - 15:00
  • Where? Sign up at the Help Desk in Room T/0.31, Trevithick Building

Stands and displays

Degree Information

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? School Help Desk in Room T/0.31, Trevithick Building

The admissions tutor, academic staff and current students will be on hand to discuss our courses and answer your questions.


Demonstrations

Student Activities

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? School Help Desk in Room T/0.31, Trevithick Building

Displays and interactive demonstrations of student activities and projects with interactive demonstrations

Dentistry


Talks

Degrees in Dentistry – Ms Claudia Blakytny

  • When? 10:30, 13:30
  • Where? Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Tours

Take a trip to the Heath Park Campus

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Sir Martin Evans building

The Heath Park Campus is home to four of the University’s academic schools and the University Hospital of Wales, one of the largest in the UK. You will have the opportunity to visit the School of Dentistry and to speak to current students about their experiences

Earth and Ocean Sciences


Talks

Studying for a degree in Cardiff School of Earth and Ocean Sciences – Dr Andrew Kerr, School Director of Admissions

  • When? 09:30
  • Where? Small Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Studying for a degree in Cardiff School of Earth and Ocean Sciences – Dr Andrew Kerr, School Director of Admissions

  • When? 12:30
  • Where? Y Ddarlithfa Gemeg Fawr, Main Building

Tours

Tours of the School with current student

  • When? 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 13:30
  • Where? Room 0.03, Main Building

Stands and displays

Come and talk to admissions officers, staff and current students about our degree programmes at the Earth and Ocean Sciences School stand and display area

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Room 0.03, Main Building

Displays of Minerals, Rocks and Fossils along with examples of student work

  • When? 10:00-14:00
  • Where? Room 0.02, Main Building

Engineering

A shuttle service will run from the car park of Main Building, Park Place to the School of Engineering throughout the day.


Talks

Engineering Admissions – Dr Stephen Bentley, Director of Admissions & International Relations

  • When? 09:30, 10:30, 11:30, 14:00
  • Where? Room South 1.32, Queens Buildings

A tour of the facilities will take place following the 14:00 talk

The Magic of Microwaves – Dr Jonny Lees (relevant to Electrical and Electronic and Integrated Engineering students)

  • When? 10:20, 11:20, 12:20
  • Where? Room South 1.30, Queens Buildings

A tour of the facilities will take place following this talk

How Cardiff can help the UK meet climate change targets – Dr Bettina Bockelmann-Evans (relevant to Architectural, Civil and Civil & Environmental Engineering students)

  • When? 10:20, 11:20, 12:20
  • Where? Room Central 1.10/11, Queens Buildings

How earthquakes impact on aerospace emissions – Dr Carol Featherston (relevant to Medical and Mechanical Engineering students)

  • When? 10:20
  • Where? Room South 1.22, Queens Buildings

How earthquakes impact on aerospace emissions – Dr Carol Featherston (relevant to Medical and Mechanical Engineering students)

  • When? 11:20
  • Where? Room South 3.21, Queens Buildings

A tour of the facilities will take place following this talk

How earthquakes impact on aerospace emissions – Dr Carol Featherston (relevant to Medical and Mechanical Engineering students)

  • When? 12:20
  • Where? Room South 1.24, Queens Buildings

A tour of the facilities will take place following this talk


Tours

Subject specific tours

  • When? 10:40, 11:40, 12:40
  • Where? Queens Buildings

The tours of the relevant facilities will take place at the end of the three lectures in the locations as detailed above


Stands and displays

Admissions tutors and student ambassadors will be on hand thgroughout the day with interactive exhibits and to answer questions

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? The Forum, Queens Buildings

English, Communication and Philosophy


Talks

Studying English Literature at Cardiff – Professor Martin Coyle

  • When? 10:30
  • Where? Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building

Studying English Literature at Cardiff – Professor Martin Coyle

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre L03, Aberconway Building

Studying English Language at Cardiff – Dr Mercedes Durham

  • When? 11:30, 14:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre L03, Aberconway Building

Studying Philosophy at Cardiff – Dr Richard Gray

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.31, John Percival Building

Studying Philosophy at Cardiff – Dr Richard Gray

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 2.03, John Percival Building

Stands and displays

Information Stand where you can ask questions to academic staff and current students

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Coffee Shop, John Percival Building

Healthcare Sciences

Visitors interested in Healthcare Studies should report to the Sir Martin Evans Building on the Cathays Park Campus where they will be able to meet staff from the School and see a range of exhibitions. Teaching takes place at the Heath Campus, on the shared site with the University Hospital of Wales. However, please note that Open Day activity will take place within Cardiff School of Biosciences in the Sir Martin Evans Building.


Talks

A Degree in Midwifery

  • When? 10:30, 13:30
  • Where? Shared Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

A Degree in Nursing

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Shared Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

A Degree in Nursing

  • When? 14:30
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Occupational Therapy

  • When? 12:30, 13:30
  • Where? Physiology 'A' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Physiotherapy

  • When? 10:30, 12:30
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Radiography

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Physiology ‘B’ Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Radiography

  • When? 14:30
  • Where? Physiology 'A' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

BSc in Operating Department Practice

  • When? 13:00
  • Where? Room E1.02, Sir Martin Evans building

Tours

Tours

  • When? 09:45 - 15:15 (The last bus to leave Main Building will be at 14:15 and the last bus to leave the Heath Park campus will be at 15:15)
  • Where? Main Building

Prospective Healthcare students can take a self-guided tour of Ty Dewi Sant Building, which features outstanding facilities including a kinesiology lab, X-ray suite, physiotherapy room, mould room, 3D radiotherapy suite and even a mock operating theatre and hospital ward, both featuring the latest healthcare simulation mannequins. Staff and students will be available during the tour to answer your questions.


Stands and displays

Meet Members of Staff

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Room WO.12, Sir Martin Evans building

History, Archaeology and Religion


Talks

Ancient History

  • When? 11:30, 13:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 2.01, John Percival Building

Archaeology

  • When? 10:30, 12:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.31, John Percival Building

History

  • When? 09:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 2.01, John Percival Building

History

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building

Religious Studies

  • When? 12:30, 14:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.36, John Percival Building

Advice on Conservation of Objects in Museums and Archaeology

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Room 3.20, John Percival Building

Tours

Guided tour of the laboratories

  • When? 11:10, 14:15
  • Where? Room 4.18, John Percival Building

Stands and displays

Drop-in Archaeology Artefact session

  • When? 13:15 - 14:30
  • Where? Room 4.18, John Percival Building

Information Stand: meet the staff and current students

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Coffee Shop, John Percival Building

Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies


Talks

Introduction to Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies – Dr Andy Williams

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Birt Acres Lecture Theatre, Bute Building

Media and War: Conflicts then and now – Dr John Jewell

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 2.32, Bute Building

Tours

Student-led tours of the facilities of Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Foyer, Bute Building

Stands and displays

Advice and guidance for prospective students from Cardiff School of Journalism academic staff

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Foyer, Bute Building

Law


Talks

Why would you want to study law at Cardiff?

  • When? 10:30, 13:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.22, Law Building

Law in the Real World: the Legal Profession, Employability and Pro Bono

  • When? 11:30, 14:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.22, Law Building

This session will look briefly at qualifying as a Solicitor or Barrister in England and Wales. It considers the current challenges of finding a training position, and how our Law in the Real World portfolio of ‘pro bono’ (free legal advice) and other voluntary schemes can enhance a student's employability both within the legal profession and the wider jobs market.

Astudio’r Gyfraith yng Nghaerdydd / Study Law in Welsh at Cardiff Law School

  • When? 12:30
  • Where? Room 1.30, Law Building

Stands and displays

Collect course information and meet staff and students

  • When? 09:30 - 15:30
  • Where? Room 1.29, Law Building

Mathematics


Talks

Studying Maths at Cardiff University – Dr Jonathan Thompson

  • When? 11:30, 13:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre E/0.15, Maths Building

Stands and displays

Staff and current students will be present to answer individual questions

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Room M/0.37, Maths Building

Medicine

Visitors interested in Medicine should report to the Sir Martin Evans Building on the Cathays Park Campus where they can meet academic staff, current students and take the bus to the Heath Park Campus for a self-guided tour. Teaching takes place at both Cathays Park and the Heath Park Campus, on the shared site with the University Hospital of Wales, as well as in a variety of clinical settings across Wales.


Talks

Medicine: the career and the selection process – Professor Aled Phillips, Admissions Sub Dean

  • When? 09:50, 12:50
  • Where? Shared Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Includes question and answer session

Studying Medicine at Cardiff: the course explained – Dr Stephen Riley

  • When? 09:30, 12:30
  • Where? Shared Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Medicine: the career and the selection process – Professor Aled Phillips, Admissions Sub Dean

  • When? 13:50
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Includes question and answer session

Studying Medicine at Cardiff: the course explained – Dr Stephen Riley

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Medical Pharmacology – Dr Derek Lang

  • When? 10:30
  • Where? Physiology 'A' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Tours

The Cochrane Building and Clinical Skills

  • When? 09:45 - 15:15 (The last bus to leave Main Building will be at 14:15 and the last bus to leave the Heath Park Campus will be at 15:15)
  • Where? Front of Main Building, Museum Avenue

Take a free bus to the Heath Park campus: see our £18 million state-of-the-art building for a self-guided tour and hear about life as a Cardiff medical student, see our simulation and clinical skills facilities, look around the library and talk to academic staff and current medical students. You are welcome to stay for as little or as long as you like but allow yourself a minimum of 1.5 hours for the round trip.rnWhilst you are at the Heath Park Campus, be sure to visit:rnSchool of Medicine Information Desk, Ground Floor Cochrane BuildingrnOur welcoming, comfortable and well-resourced Health library, 1st Floor, Cochrane BuildingrnClinical Skills Demonstrations, 3rd Floor, Cochrane BuildingrnHi-Tech Simulation Suite - 4th Floor, Cochrane BuildingrnLife as a Medical Student - presentation and Q&A session (20 minutes) - Lecture Theatre, Michael Griffith Resource CentrernLife as a newly qualified Doctor - Ground Floor Cochrane BuildingrnInformation DVDs - Ground Floor, Cochrane Building


Stands and displays

Information on the application process

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? E1.03, Sir Martin Evans building

Bsc Medical Pharmacology: course content, structure and admissions

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? E1.03, Sir Martin Evans building

Demonstrations

Anatomy Centre

  • When? 10:30 - 14:30
  • Where? East Foyer, Sir Martin Evans building

Modern Languages


Talks

Languages and Translation – Ms Cathy Molinaro

  • When? 10:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 2.01, John Percival Building

Languages and Translation – Ms Cathy Molinaro

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.31, John Percival Building

Studying Japanese at Cardiff University

  • When? 10.30am
  • Where? Lecture Theatre L02, Aberconway Building

Stands and displays

Staffed exhibition for guidance on the courses available and admissions advice

  • When? 09:30 - 15:30
  • Where? Coffee Shop, John Percival Building

Music


Talks

A talk on the School of Music

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? Concert Hall, Music Building

This talk is specifically for prospective students and will include an outline of requirements and our admissions procedure. Students will also be available to talk about student activities. This will be followed by a question and answer session - Professor Rachel Cowgill, Head of School and Dr Keith Chapin, Admissions Tutor.rnrnThis talk will be preceded from 10:30 by refreshments in the Octagon (Concert Hall bar area) - come and meet staff and students.

A talk on the School of Music

  • When? 14:00
  • Where? Large Lecture Theatre, Music Building

This talk is specifically for prospective students and will include an outline of requirements and our admissions procedure. Students will also be available to talk about student activities. This will be followed by a question and answer session - Professor Rachel Cowgill, Head of School and Dr Keith Chapin, Admissions Tutor.

"Jazz in the Modern World": a second-year history module – Dr Katherine Williams

  • When? 09:30
  • Where? Large Lecture Theatre, Music Building

"Beethoven": a final-year history module – Dr Keith Chapin

  • When? 09:30
  • Where? Boyd Lecture Theatre, Music Building

"The History of Musical Instruments": a first-year history module – Dr Louis Johnson

  • When? 12:10
  • Where? Large Lecture Theatre, Music Building

Tours

Information Desk: staff and students will be available to answer questions and to show visitors around the building

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Enterance Foyer, Music Building

Library exhibition will include examples of major publications by members of staff. Library staff will be available to show visitors the library facilities and to answer questions.

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Music Library, Music Building

Demonstrations

Studio Equipment

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Studios 1 & 2, Music Building

Second and third year studio composition students will be demonstrationg the studio facilities including Logic and ProTools digital editing equipment - Dr Tim Taylor

Computing Facilities

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Computer Lab, Music Building

Demonstration of computing facilities including specialist music software (Sibelius)

Seminar for Recitalists followed by Lunchtime Concert

  • When? 12:10
  • Where? Concert Hall, Music Building

In their final year students can opt to give a 30 minute public recital. Part of the training for this module includes an advance performance class. Come and see how the students are put through their paces in preparation for the lunchtime concert - Dr Caroline Rae

Chamber Choir & Orchestra rehearsal

  • When? 14:00 onwards
  • Where? Concert Hall, Music Building

With a concert coming up on Friday 4th April in Llandaff Cathedral, the orchestra will be rehearsing works by Bach, Vivaldi and their French contemporary Jean-Joseph de Mondonville.

Optometry & Vision Sciences


Talks

Optometry at Cardiff University – Dr Katharine Evans

  • When? 11:30, 13:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.05, Cardiff School of Optometry

Ophthalmoscopy workshop

  • When? 12:30 - 13:30
  • Where? First and second year refraction clinic, Ground Floor, Cardiff School of Optometry

This interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to use an ophthalmoscope in order to view the retina


Tours

General tour of the School of Optometry to include the Eye Clinic, teaching laboratory, computer facilities and teaching clinics

  • When? 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00
  • Where? Ground Floor Atrium, Cardiff School of Optometry

Stands and displays

OpSoc representatives (current undergraduate students from the Optometry Society) and Admissions Tutors will be on hand to answer any questions and offer advice

  • When? 11:00 - 15:00
  • Where? Ground Floor Atrium, Cardiff School of Optometry

Demonstrations

Ocular surface imaging demonstration

  • When? 12:30 - 13:30
  • Where? Ground Floor Atrium, Cardiff School of Optometry

Have a look at the front surface of the eye with a video slit lamp

Low vision simulation workshop

  • When? 12:30 - 13:30
  • Where? First and second year refraction clinic, Ground Floor, Cardiff School of Optometry

Experience a range of common causes of visual impairment to understand the impact on daily activities

Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Admissions Staff will be available all day to answer questions.


Talks

The MPharm degree at Cardiff University – Dr Robert Dewdney

  • When? 10:30, 13:30
  • Where? Room 0.21, Redwood Building

Stands and displays

Clinical Nutrition Support: The role of the pharmacist in feeding patients unable to eat

  • When? 10:00 - 15:00
  • Where? Workshop 0.60, Redwood Building

PIP – Practice in Pharmacy

  • When? 10:00 - 15:00
  • Where? Workshop 0.60, Redwood Building

Admissions Advice Desk – staffed by Pharmacy Admissions Staff

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Entrance Foyer, Redwood Building

Physics and Astronomy

A shuttle service will run from the car park of Main Building, Park Place to the School of Physics and Astronomy throughout the day.


Talks

Admissions: A quick overview of the courses, facilities and research on offer at Cardiff – Dr Phil Buckle, Undergraduate Admissions Tutor

  • When? 09:30, 11:30, 14:30
  • Where? Room N/0.06, North Queen's Buildings

Herschel: Biggest telescope in Space – Professor Steve Eales, Head of Astronomy Group

  • When? 10:30
  • Where? Room N/0.06, North Queen's Buildings

Careers: a guide to the job prospects of Physics graduates – Dr Annabel Cartwright, Careers Officer

  • When? 12:30
  • Where? Room N/0.06, North Queen's Buildings

Diamond: not all that glitters is gold – Dr Oliver Williams, Condensed Matter & Photonics Group

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? Room N/0.06, North Queen's Buildings

Tours

Guided tours of the School and teaching facilities

  • When? 10:00 - 14:00
  • Where? Foyer, North Queen's Buildings

Stands and displays

Staffed Exhibition: your opportunity to ask questions and find out more about student life at Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy

  • When? 09:30 - 15:30
  • Where? N/0.12, North Queen's Buildings

Demonstrations

Find out more about our teaching laboratories

  • When? 10:00 - 14:00
  • Where? N/2.28, North Queen's Buildings

Planning and Geography


Talks

BSc Geography (Human) Lecture – Dr Jon Anderson

  • When? 10:30, 14:30
  • Where? Birt Acres Lecture Theatre, Bute Building

BSc Geography (Human) and Planning – Dr Richard Gale

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Room 1.75, Glamorgan Building

Studying BSc City and Regional Planning – Dr Neil Harris

  • When? 12:30
  • Where? Room 1.75, Glamorgan Building

Tours

Student ambassadors will be available directly after each lecture to take guests on a tour of the facilities

  • When? After each lecture
  • Where? Tours will depart from the lecture theatres as detailed above, Glamorgan Building

Stands and displays

Student ambassadors and academic members of staff will be available to answer any questions you may have about the school and our courses

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Coffee Shop, Glamorgan Building

Politics and International Relations


Talks

Politics in Cardiff – Professor Hugh Compston

  • When? 12:30, 14:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 2.01, John Percival Building

Stands and displays

Information stand for you to meet members of staff and current Politics students

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Coffee Shop, John Percival Building

Psychology


Talks

Studying Psychology at Cardiff University – Dr Lewis Bott

  • When? 11:30, 14:30
  • Where? Stanley Parris Lecture Theatre, Tower Building

Tours

Tour of the School led by current students

  • When? From 09:30 onwards (approximately every 30 minutes)
  • Where? Foyer, Tower Building

Stands and displays

Admissions and course information

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Foyer, Tower Building

Films

A week in the life of a Cardiff Psychology student

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Ground Floor Coffee Shop, Tower Building

Demonstrations

Causal relationships in building a minion army

  • When? Every half hour between 09:30 and 14:00
  • Where? Room 12.11, Tower Building

Social Sciences


Talks

Studying at Cardiff School of Social Sciences

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.21, Redwood Building

This talk will introduce our degree programmes in Criminology, Education, Social Policy (Half Degree), Social Sciences, Sociology.

Studying at Cardiff School of Social Sciences

  • When? 13:30
  • Where? Birt Acres Lecture Theatre, Bute Park

This talk will introduce our degree programmes in Criminology, Education, Social Policy (Half Degree), Social Sciences, Sociology.

Welsh Medium Education developments within the School

  • When? 12:30
  • Where? Room 1.67, Glamorgan Building

Tours

Tour of the School with current students

  • When? On request throughout the day
  • Where? Departs from the school stand in the Glamorgan Building Coffee Shop, Glamorgan Building

Stands and displays

Information stand – meet teaching staff, Admissions Tutors and current students

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Coffee Shop, Glamorgan Building

Welsh


Talks

Studying Welsh at Cardiff (for first-language students) – Dr Jeremy Evas

  • When? 10:30
  • Where? Room 1.69, John Percival Building

Studying Welsh at Cardiff (for second-language students) – Dr Angharad Naylor

  • When? 10:30
  • Where? Room 1.72, John Percival Building

Language and Technology Workshop (for first language students) – Dr Jeremy Evas

  • When? 11:30
  • Where? Room 1.69, John Percival Building

Revision Workshop (for second-language students)

  • When? 12:30
  • Where? Room 1.72, John Percival Building

Stands and displays

Meet members of staff

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Coffee Shop, John Percival Building

Undergraduate

Meet our students

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Meet our students

Prospectus

2014 prospectus

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