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Open days & visits

Academic School programmes

Architecture


Talks

Architecture and the course

  • When? 10:00, 13:00
  • Where? Birt Acres Lecture Theatre, Bute Building

Tours

Guided tour of the School with staff and students

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? Meet on 2nd floor landing, Bute Building

Stands and displays

Reception and refreshments with Architecture staff and students

  • When? 12:00 - 13:00
  • Where? Exhibition Room, 2nd floor, Bute Building

Biological Sciences


Talks

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

  • When? 10:00, 13:00, 15:00
  • Where? Physiology 'B' 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

Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences


Talks

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

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences: what are they and what careers do they lead to

  • When? 14:00
  • 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

Degrees in Biomedical Sciences: Information about course content and structure

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

Biosciences


Talks

Introduction to all Biosciences schemes from a student perspective

  • When? 12:00
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Stands and displays

Molecular Biosciences – our courses and our research

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

The common first year

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

The conservation genetics of endangered frogs

  • 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

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

  • 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

Test your anatomical knowledge: the anatomy prize draw

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

The Otter project

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

Demonstrations

Demonstration – Anatomy Centre

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

Business


Talks

Studying Business Management at Cardiff Business School

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building

Studying Economics at Cardiff Business School

  • When? 13:00
  • Where? Julian Hodge Theatre, Julian Hodge Building

Studying Accounting at Cardiff Business School

  • When? 14:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre L03, Aberconway Building

Studying Degrees with a Language at Cardiff Business School

  • When? 12:00
  • 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 Stefano Leoni

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building

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

  • When? 12:00
  • Where? Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Main Building

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

  • When? 14:00
  • 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

There will be a shuttle bus service to/ from Trevithick and Queen's building which will run throughout the day from the car park of Main Building.


Talks

Computer Science and Informatics at Cardiff

  • When? 10:00, 12:00, 14:00
  • Where? C/2.07 (guides are available from our helpdesk in T/0.31), Trevithick Building

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

  • When? 13:00
  • Where? C/2.07 (guides are available from our helpdesk in T/0.31), Trevithick Building

Computer Science and some of its applications

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? C/2.07 (guides are available from our helpdesk in T/0.31), 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

Visitors interested in Dentistry should report to the Sir Martin Evans Building on the Cathays Park Campus where they will be able to meet staff from the school. It will not be possible to visit the School of Dentistry today but you can find out more about our course and our cutting-edge facilities by visiting the range of activities at the Sir Martin Evans building.


Talks

Degrees in Dentistry – Claudia Blakytny

  • When? 10:00, 13:00
  • Where? Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

This talk includes information about the Dentistry degree. For information about other Dental Care Professional degrees please visit the School of Dentistry stand.


Stands and displays

Dentistry School stand and display area

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

Come and talk to the admissions officer and staff about our degree programmes.

Heath Park Campus

  • When? Throughout The Day
  • Where? Foyer, Sir Martin Evans building

Unfortunately, it is not possible to visit the School of Dentistry toeday, to find out more about the course and the state of the art facilities at the cochraine building, visit the Heath Park display.


Demonstrations

Anatomy Centre

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

Earth and Ocean Sciences


Talks

Studying for a degree in Cardiff School of Earth and Ocean Sciences – Dr Simon Wakefield, School Director of Teaching

  • When? 10:00
  • Where? Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Studying for a degree in Cardiff School of Earth and Ocean Sciences – Dr Simon Wakefield, School Director of Teaching

  • When? 13:00
  • Where? Shandon Lecture Theatre, Main Building

Tours

Tours of the School with students

  • 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

Please note: The programme for the School of Engineering has been revised - the information sessions and taster lectures will now be happening at 10am, 12 noon and 2pm. The number of tours available has also been increased. A shuttle service will run from the car park of Main Building, Park Place to the School of Engineering throughout the day.


Talks

Introduction to Architectural, Civil & Enviornmental Engineering – Dr Michael Harbottle

  • When? 10:00, 12:00, 14:00
  • Where? Room South 3.22, Queens Buildings

Followed by a taster lecture: The Severn Barrage: A Big Opportunity for Wales? - Professor Roger Flaconer, Followed by a student-led tour of the school. (The full session, including the tour, will last for 70 minutes)

Introduction to Electrical & Electronic, Integrated Engineering and the Foundation Year-Dr Richard Perks

  • When? 10:00, 12:00, 14:00
  • Where? Room South 1.10/1.11, Queens Buildings

Followed by a taster lecture: The Magic of Microwaves-Dr Jonny Lees, Followed by a student-led tour of the school. (The full session, including the tour, will last for 70 minutes)

Introduction to Mechanical and Medical Engineering – Dr Rhys Pullin

  • When? 10:00, 12.00, 14:00
  • Where? Room South 1.25, Queens Buildings

Followed by a taster lecture: How Earthquakes impact on aerospace admissions, Dr Luiz Kawashita, Followed by a student-led tour of the school. (The full session, including the tour, will last for 70 minutes)


Stands and displays

Admissions tutors and student ambassadors will be on hand throughout 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 Language at Cardiff – Dr Mercedes Dunham

  • When? 12:00, 15:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre L03, John Percival Building

Studying English Literature at Cardiff – Professor Martyn Coyle

  • When? 10:00
  • Where? Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building

Studying English Literature at Cardiff – Professor Martin Coyle

  • When? 13:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre L03, Aberconway Building

Studying Philosophy at Cardiff – Dr Richard Grey

  • When? 11:00, 14:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.31, 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 Sciences 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. Visitors can also take a shuttle bus (departing from Main Building) to the Heath Park Campus for a self-guided tour.


Talks

A Degree in Midwifery

  • When? 12:00
  • Where? Shared Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

A Degree in Midwifery

  • When? 15:00
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

A Degree in Nursing

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? Shared Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

A Degree in Nursing

  • When? 14:00
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Occupational Therapy

  • When? 11:00, 14:00
  • Where? Physiology 'A' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Physiotherapy

  • When? 10:00, 13:00
  • Where? John Pryde Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Radiography

  • When? 15:00
  • Where? Physiology 'A' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Degrees in Radiography

  • When? 12:00
  • Where? Physiology 'B' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

BSc in Operating Department Practice

  • When? 12:00
  • Where? Physiology 'A' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Tours

Tours

  • When? 09:15 - 16:00 (The last bus to leave Main Building will be at 14:45 and the last bus to leave the Heath Park campus will be at 16:00)
  • Where? Museum Avenue , 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? W0.12, Sir Martin Evans building

History, Archaeology and Religion


Talks

Archaeology

  • When? 11:00, 13:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.36, John Percival Building

Ancient History

  • When? 10:00, 12:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 2.01, John Percival Building

History

  • When? 12:00, 14:00
  • Where? Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre, Julian Hodge Building

Religious Studies

  • When? 10:00, 12:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.36, John Percival Building

Advice on Conservation of Objects in Museums and Archaeology

  • When? 12:00
  • Where? Room 3.20, John Percival Building

Tours

Guided tour of the laboratories

  • When? 10:30, 13:45
  • Where? Room 4.18, John Percival Building

Stands and displays

Drop-in Archaeology Artefact session

  • When? 12:00 - 14:00
  • 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? 12:00
  • Where? Birt Acres Lecture Theatre, Bute Building

Culture and Television in Cardiff – Dr Ross Gardner

  • When? 14:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre -1.64, Glamorgan 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? 10:00, 11:00, 14:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.22, Law Building

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

  • When? 12:00, 15:00
  • 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? 13:00
  • Where? Room 1.30, Law Building

Stands and displays

Collect course information and meet staff and students

  • When? 09:30 - 16:00
  • Where? Foyer, Law Building

Mathematics


Talks

Studying Maths at Cardiff University – Dr Jonathan Thompson

  • When? 12:00, 14:00
  • 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 will be able to meet staff from the school. It will not be possible to visit the School of Dentistry today but you can find out more about our course and our cutting-edge facilities by visiting the range of activities at the Sir Martin Evans building.


Talks

Studying Medicine at Cardiff

  • When? 10:00, 13:00, 15:00
  • Where? Shared Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

This talk will cover the course at Cardiff University, as well as the career and selection process. (Talks will last for one hour)

Medical Pharmacology – Dr Derek Lang

  • When? 10:00
  • Where? Physiology 'A' Lecture Theatre, Sir Martin Evans building

Stands and displays

Information on the application process

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

Admissions staff and current ‘Medic’ students will be on hand to provide information on the application process and to answer your questions. Come and say hello!

BSc Medical Pharmacology: course content, structure and admissions

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

Heath Park Campus

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

It will not be possible to visit the School of Medicine today. To find out more about the course and the cutting edge facilities in the Cochrane Building, visit the Heath Park Campus display.


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? 10:00, 13:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.31, John Percival Building

Studying the following Modern Languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish as well as Translation.


Stands and displays

Staffed exhibition for guidance on the courses available and admissions advice

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

Music


Talks

A talk on the School of Music

  • When? 11:00, 14:00
  • Where? Concert Hall, Music Building

This talk will outline our 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 with an Admissions Tutor. The 11:00 talk will be preceded from 10:30 by refreshments in the Octagon (Concert Hall bar area) - come and meet staff and students.


Tours

Current students will be available to take visitors on guided tours of the facilities

  • When? 12:00 - 14:00
  • Where? Entrance Foyer, Music Building

Stands and displays

Welcome Desk

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

Staff and students will be available to answer questions

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? 09:30 - 16:00
  • Where? Music Library, Music Building

Optometry & Vision Sciences


Talks

Optometry at Cardiff University – Dr Catharine Evans

  • When? 11:30, 13:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.05, Cardiff School of Optometry

Tours

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

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

Demonstrations

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


Workshops

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


Talks

The MPharm degree at Cardiff University – Dr Allan Cosslett

  • When? 12:00, 14:00
  • Where? Room 0.21, Redwood Building

Stands and displays

Clinical Nutrition Support: The role of the pharmacist in feeding patients unable to eat (run by pharmacy students)

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

PIP – Practice in Pharmacy (run by pharmacy students)

  • 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? 10:00, 12:00, 14:00
  • Where? Room N/3.28, North Queen's Buildings

The Herschel Telescope: Dr Chris North, Astronomy Group

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? Room N/3.28, North Queen's Buildings

Careers: a guide to the job prospects of Physics graduates – Professor Carole Tucker, Deputy Head of School

  • When? 13:00
  • Where? Room N/3.28, North Queen's Buildings

Tours

Guided tours of the School and teaching facilities

  • When? 10:00 - 14:00
  • Where? Coffee Area, 3rd Floor, 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? Coffee Area, 3rd Floor, 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 Peter Mackie

  • When? 11:00, 14:00
  • Where? Birt Acres Lecture Theatre, Bute Building

BSc Geography (Human) and Planning – Dr Richard Gale

  • When? 13:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre -1.64, Glamorgan Building

Studying BSc City and Regional Planning – Dr Neil Harris

  • When? 12:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre -1.64, 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 relevant lecture theatre at the end of each talk, 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? Committee Room 2, Glamorgan Building

Politics and International Relations


Talks

Politics in Cardiff – Dr Peri Roberts

  • When? 11:00, 13:00
  • 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 Marc Buehner

  • When? 11:00, 13:00
  • Where? Stanley Parris Lecture Theatre, Tower Building

Tours

Tour of the School led by current students

  • When? From 9:00 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

Social Sciences


Talks

Studying at Cardiff School of Social Sciences

  • When? 11:00, 13:00
  • Where? Lecture Theatre 0.21, Redwood Building

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

Welsh Medium Developments within the School

  • When? 14:00
  • Where? Council Chamber, Glamorgan Building

Tours

Tour of the School with current students

  • When? On request throughout the day
  • Where? Departs from the school stand in Committee Room 1, Glamorgan Building

Stands and displays

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

  • When? Throughout the day
  • Where? Committee Room 1, Glamorgan Building

Welsh


Talks

Studying Welsh at Cardiff (for first-language students) / Astudio’r Gymraeg yng Nghaerdydd (i fyfyrwyr iaith gyntaf) – Dr Rhiannon Marks

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? Room 1.69, John Percival Building

Studying Welsh at Cardiff (for second-language students) / Astudio’r Gymraeg yng Nghaerdydd (ar gyfer myfyrwyr ail iaith) – Lisa Sheppard

  • When? 11:00
  • Where? Room 1.72, John Percival Building

Stands and displays

Meet members of staff / Cwrdd ag aelodau o’r staff

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

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