University Park Campus talks and activities

We have general and subject talks and activities running from 9.30am to 4.30pm on University Park Campus. Find the talks you want to attend on the tables below, which run in alphabetical order. 

Please note, academic staff and students will also be available at stands across campus. A map and list of subject stand locations will be available on arrival to the open day.

If your chosen course doesn’t appear on the following tables, it may mean there is no in-person talk or session on the day. Please make your way to the subject stand where staff and students will be happy to tell you more about your course and answer any questions.

Alternatively, your course may be based on Jubilee Campus or Sutton Bonington Campus.

General talks

 Activity Type Description Times Location

Accommodation

Drop-in

Accommodation staff and the Residential Experience Team (ResX Team) will be available to chat to and answer your questions about where to live and what support is available in halls of residence

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Accommodation

Drop-in

A number of rooms will be available to view across our catered halls on University Park Campus

10am-4.30pm

Please speak to staff and student helpers on the day for information on which catere halls will be available to view

Accommodation

Drop-in

Self-catered rooms at Broadgate Park will be open for viewings. Broadgate Park is a short walk from University Park Campus, just outside the West entrance. Staff will be available to answer questions

10am-4pm

Broadgate Park (A), Turnpike Lane, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2RX

Accommodation

Drop-in

Self-catered rooms will be open for viewings at the following halls:

  • Nottingham Two
  • Raleigh Park
  • St Peter's Court
  • The Vantage

For bus information to these halls please see the shuttle bus information

10am-4pm

Nottingham Two, Midland Way, Nottingham, NG7 3LP

Raleigh Park, Derwent Way, off Faraday Road, Nottingham, NG7 2EG

St Peter's Court, Midland Way, Nottingham, NG7 3EU

The Vantage, Traffic Street, Nottingham, NG2 1NE

Admissions

Drop-in

Admissions staff will be available to answer any questions that you have about the admissions process and applying to the University of Nottingham

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Campus tour

Guided tour

Walking tours of University Park Campus for science, engineering, medicine, health care and health sciences

Tour duration: 45 minutes approx

9.30am-4pm

George Green Library (24)

 

 Campus tour

Guided tour

Walking tours of University Park Campus for arts, humanities, law and social sciences

Tour duration: 45 minutes approx

9.30am-4pm 

Hallward Library (9)

Careers and Employability Service  

Drop-in

Find out how the careers team can support you in developing your employability while at Nottingham. Find out more about Unitemps from the Unitemps team

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Chaplaincy

Drop-in

Find out about chaplaincy and faith support at Nottingham

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Digital and Technology Services

Drop-in

Find out about digital and technology services at Nottingham

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Disability Support Services

Drop-in

Chat to members of the university's disability and academic support teams

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Information Fair

Drop-in

University representatives from all the main areas providing services and support for students will be available to chat to and answer questions

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Lakeside Arts

Drop-in

The Lakeside Arts team will be available to answer your questions about the Creative Careers NAA, the University Philharmonia and Choirs, Creative Academies, annual project with New Theatre and their year-round public arts programme. Watch a video about beyond the curriculum experiences involving students, and chat to staff

10am-4pm

DH Lawrence Pavillion, Lakeside Arts (49)

Language Centre

Drop-in

Chat to members of the Language Centre team

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Language Centre

Talk

Find out from the Language Centre how to study a language alongside your main subject. Improve existing skills or start a new language

12noon-12.30pm

2.30-3pm

Senate Chamber, Trent Building (11)

Libraries

Drop-in

Members of the library team will be available to answer your questions at the Information Fair

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Libraries

Self-guided tours

Denis Arnold Music Library will be open for self-guided tours. A staff member will be available to answer questions.

1-4pm

Denis Arnold Music Library, Arts Centre (33)

Libraries

Self-guided tour

George Green Library (science and engineering subjects) will be open for self-guided tours. A staff member will be available to answer questions

9.30am-4pm

George Green Library (24)

Libraries

Self-guided tour

Hallward Library (arts and social sciences subjects) will be open for self-guided tours. A staff member will be available to answer questions

9.30am-4pm

Hallward Library (9)

Mature students

Drop-in

Staff will be available to answer your questions about being a mature student at Nottingham

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Mature students

Talk

Information and advice session for mature students and opportunity to chat with current mature students

2.30-3.15pm

LG11, Trent Building (11)

Nottingham Confucius Institute

Drop-in

Find out about the Nottingham Confucius Institute and chat to the team.

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Parents'/carers' session

Talk

As a parent/carer, you can find out from staff and students how Nottingham will provide for your young person's well-being, security and success

10-10.45am

1-1.45pm

C15, Pope Building (27)

Quiet space

Drop-in

A quiet, safe space for anyone who needs a break from the day's activities. This is a low-sensory environment for those who need it

9.30am-4pm

C11 and C12, Monica Partridge Building (62)

Sport

Drop-in

Find out more about the sport facilities and sport clubs at Nottingham

9.30am-3pm

High Performance Zone, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Drop-in

Chat to sports staff about the sports programmes at Nottingham

9.30am-4pm

Djanogly Terrace

Sport

Drop-in

Chat to sports staff about the sports programmes at Nottingham

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Sport

Self-guided tour

Look around our impressive sports village including the climbing wall, high performance zone and swimming pool

9.30am-4pm

David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Lacrosse at Nottingham

9.30-10am

Conference Room, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

 Talk

Sport at Nottingham

9.30-10am

Studio 2, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Hockey at Nottingham

10.30-11am

Studio 2, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Rowing at Nottingham

10.30-11am

Conference Room, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Sports scholarships at Nottingham

11.15am-11.45

Studio 2, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Tennis at Nottingham

11.30-12noon

Conference Room, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Football at Nottingham

12.30-1pm

Studio 1, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Netball at Nottingham

1-1.30pm 

Studio 2, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Rugby at Nottingham

1.15-1.45pm

Studio 1, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Sport at Nottingham

3-3.30pm

Studio 1, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Student life and Students' Union

Drop-in

Drop into the Students' Union and find out about student groups, societies and volunteering. Take a self-guided tour of the Portland Building to see all the facilities, services and spaces for clubs and societies

10am-4pm

Welcome Zone, Portland Building (15)

Student support and wellbeing

Drop-in

Find out about the health and wellbeing support available to students whilst studying at Nottingham

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Study Abroad

Drop-in

Meet members of the Study Abroad team and chat about the opportunities on offer

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

 

 

Subject talks

 Activity Type Description Times Location

American and Canadian studies

Taster session

Experience American studies teaching at Nottingham

10.30-11am

1.30-2pm

C14, Monica Partridge Building (62)

Architecture/architecture and environmental design

(see engineering for architectural environment engineering)

Talk and tour

Presentation on our courses followed by an optional tour of teaching facilities 

10.30-11.45am

1.30-2.45pm

C10, Sustainable Research Building (17)

Biochemistry

Guided tour

Guided tours of the Life Sciences Building laboratories. Depart every 15 minutes from 9.30am

9.30am-4pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Biochemistry

Talk 

Staff and students will be available to discuss our courses and answer your questions

11-11.45am

2-2.45pm

B3, Life Sciences (23)

Biology

Guided tour

Guided tours of the Life Sciences Building. Depart every 15 minutes from 9.30am

9.30am-4pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Biology 

Talk 

Biology degree courses at Nottingham

10-10.45am

1-1.45pm 

B3, Life Sciences (23)

Biology

Lab demonstrations

Chat with academics about our degrees and view lab demonstrations on our research

10.45am-1pm

1.45-2.45pm 

A50, Life Sciences (23)

Cancer sciences 

Talk 

Hear about what you will learn on our cancer sciences course

10-10.30am

1-1.30pm

A208, Biodiscovery Institute 3 (based within the Centre for Biomolecular Sciences building) (43)

Chemistry 

Talk 

Chemistry at Nottingham

10.30-11.15am

1.30-2.15pm

Lecture Theatre X1, Chemistry Building (28)

Chemistry

Talk

Exciting chemistry: A chemistry demonstration lecture

3-4pm

Lecture Theatre X1, Chemistry Building (28)

Classics and archaeology

Talk

Classics and Archaeology at Nottingham

11.30am-12.15pm

2.30-3.15pm

A02, Humanities Building (55) 

Criminology

Talk

Studying criminology at Nottingham

11-11.30am

2-2.30pm

B62, Law and Social Sciences (LASS) (7)

Economics

Covers all economics subjects, excluding industrial economics. Industrial economics is based at the Business School.

Talk

Overview of School of Economics courses

11-11.45am

1-1.45pm

3-3.45pm

A48, Sir Clive Granger Building (16)

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Aerospace engineering

Presentation on our courses followed by an optional tour of teaching facilities 

10-11.30am

11am-12.30pm

12.45-2.15pm

2-3.30pm

B108, L2 Laboratory (39)

Engineering 

Drop-in

Arkwright Scholars'

Join our staff and student ambassadors for refreshments (open to current Arkwright Scholars only)

11am-2pm

B16, Engineering and Science Learning Centre (ESLC) (54)

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Architectural environment engineering

Presentation on our courses (duration 1 hour) followed by an optional tour of teaching facilities 

10-11.30am

12.30-2pm

C25, Coates Building (36)

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Chemical and environmental engineering

Talk followed by an optional tour of laboratories

9.30-10.45am

11am-12.15pm

1-2.15pm

2.30-3.45pm

A14, Pope Building (27)

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Civil engineering 

Talk followed by an optional tour of laboratories

10-11.30am

12noon-1.30pm

2-3.30pm

C01, Engineering and Science Learning Centre (ESLC) (54)

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Electrical and electronic engineering

Talk followed by an optional tour 

9.30-10.45am

11am-12.15pm

12.30-1.45pm

2-3.15pm

A17, Pope Building (27)

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Mechanical and manufacturing engineering 

Presentation on our courses followed by an optional tour of teaching facilities

9.45-11.15am

11.15am-12.45pm

12.30-2pm

2.15-3.45pm

A09, Engineering and Science Learning Centre (ESLC) (54)

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Product design and manufacture 

Presentation on our courses followed by an optional tour of teaching facilities

10.30-11.30am

1.30-2.30pm

A09, Engineering and Science Learning Centre (ESLC) (54)

English 

Talk

Studying English at Nottingham

11-11.45am

1.30-2.15pm

Senate Chamber, Trent Building (11)

Environmental biology 

Talk

Studying environmental biology at Nottingham (joint talk with environmental science)

10-10.45am

1-1.45pm

C16, Pope Building (27)

Environmental science

Talk

Studying environmental science at Nottingham (joint talk with environmental biology)

10-10.45am

1-1.45pm

C16, Pope Building (27)

Film and television studies

Talk

Studying media and culture at Nottingham

10.30-11.30am

1-2pm

B46, Trent Building (11)

Foundation engineering and physical sciences 

Talk and tour

Talk followed by an optional tour 

11am-12.15pm

2-3.15pm

C17, Pope Building (27)

Foundation science 

Guided tour 

Guided tours of the Life Sciences Building. Depart every 15 minutes from 9.30am

9.30am-4pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Genetics

Guided tour Guided tours of the Life Sciences Building. Depart every 15 minutes from 9.30am

9.30am-4pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Genetics 

Talk Genetics degree courses at Nottingham

10-10.45am

1-1.45pm 

B3, Life Sciences (23)
Genetics  Lab demonstrations Chat with academics about our degrees and view lab demonstrations on our research

10.45am-1pm

1.45-2.45pm 
A50, Life Sciences (23)

Geography 

Talk 

Studying geography at Nottingham

10-10.50am

12noon-12.50pm

2-2.50pm

A48, Sir Clive Granger Building (16)

Health promotion and public health

Talk  

Introduction to the new BSc in Health Promotion and Public Health course at Nottingham

12.45-1.15pm

LT4, Medical School (46)

History

Drop-in

Meet and chat to staff and current students

9.30am-4.30pm

A18/19 Lenton Grove (5)

History

Taster session

Attend a sample mini-seminar

12.15-12.40pm

1.45-2.10pm

A18/19 Lenton Grove (5)

History

Talk 

Studying history at Nottingham

10.45-11.30am

12.30-1.15pm

2.15-3pm 

A03, Monica Patridge Building (62)

History of Art Talk Study history of art at Nottingham 10-10.45am A46, Trent Building (11)

History of Art

Taster session

How to paint a Flag, a taster session for history of art

11.45am-12.30pm

A30, Arts Centre, Department of Music (33)

International media and communications studies 

Talk 

Studying media and culture at Nottingham

10.30-11.30am

1-2pm

B46, Trent Building (11)

Law

Talk 

Studying law at Nottingham

10-10.45am

1-1.45pm

B62, Law and Social Sciences (LASS) (7)

Liberal arts

Talk 

Introduction to liberal arts

11.30am-12noon

2-2.30pm

B46, Trent Building (11)

Mathematics

Guided tour 

Guided tours of the maths facilities with current students  

9.30am-3.30pm

Atrium, Mathematical Sciences (20)

Mathematics

Talk

Student panel talk

9.45-10.15am

2.30-3pm

A17, Mathematical Sciences (20)

Mathematics

Talk 

Studying maths at Nottingham

10.30-11.15am

1.30-2.15pm

B60, Keighton Auditorium, Mathematical Sciences (20)

Mathematics

Taster session

Experience a typical first-year lecture

11.30am-12noon

B60, Keighton Auditorium, Mathematical Sciences (20)

Medical physiology and therapeutics 

Talk

An introduction to the medical physiology and therapeutics (MPT) degree 

1-1.30pm

C17, Pope Building (27)

Medicine - graduate entry

Talk 

Find out more about studying medicine as a graduate.

Graduate entry medicine is a 4-year degree that is designed for students who have completed an undergraduate degree before they start their studies. 

If you are interested in studying medicine as your first degree, then please visit our Medicine and Health Sciences marquee where staff and students will be happy to answer your questions.

12noon - 1pm

Lecture Theatre X1, Chemistry Building (28)

Midwifery 

Talk

An introduction to studying midwifery at Nottingham

11.30am-12.30pm

LT3, Medical School (46)

Modern languages and cultures

Talk

An overview of the courses offered by modern languages and cultures at Nottingham. The talk will cover course structures, teaching & learning, and the all-important year abroad.

Please note: This talk is for prospective students only. We won't be able to accommodate accompanying guests due to limited capacity

1-1.45pm

A46, Trent Building (11)

Music

Talk

Studying music at Nottingham

10.15-11am

1.15-2pm

A30, Arts Centre, Department of Music (33)

Natural sciences

Drop-in

Find out more at our information event where you can speak to current students and staff about the courses

9:30am-4:30pm 

A15, Pope Building (27)

Natural sciences 

Talk

Natural sciences: study three scientific subjects in one degree

10-11am

2-3pm

A13, Pope Building (27)

Neuroscience

Guided tour

Guided tours of the Life Sciences Building laboratories. Depart every 15 minutes from 9.30am

9.30am-4pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Neuroscience 

Talk 

Studying neuroscience at Nottingham

12noon-12.45pm

3-3.45pm

B3, Life Sciences (23)

Nursing

Guided tour

Guided tour of nursing facilities. Duration of tours: 30 minutes

A tour ticket is required due to limited capacity of individual tour. Please book on the day at the tour booking point in the medical school foyer

10.30am

11am

11.30am

12noon

1.15pm

2pm

2.45pm

Foyer, Medical School (46)

Nursing

Talk

Studying for a degree in nursing (adult) at Nottingham 

10.45-11.15am

2-2.30pm

LT3, Medical School (46)

Nursing

Talk

Studying for a degree in nursing (child) at Nottingham 

11.30am-12noon

1.30-2pm

LT4, Medical School (46)

Nursing

Talk

Studying for a degree in nursing (mental health) at Nottingham

10.15-10.45am

2.15-2.45pm

LT4, Medical School (46)

Pharmacology 

Guided tour

Guided tours of the Life Sciences Building laboratories. Depart every 15 minutes from 9.30am

9.30am-4pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Pharmacology

Talk

Learn more about studying pharmacology at Nottingham

11.30am-12.15pm

A05, Pharmacy Building

Pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences 

Talk

Welcome to the School of Pharmacy. Student and admissions talks followed by a Q&A session

10-11.15am

1-2.15pm

C14, Pope Building

Pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences 

Tours and taster session 

Visit us in the Pharmacy Building for tours of our facilities and interactive demonstrations

11.30am-12.30pm

2.30-3.30pm

Pharmacy Building (26)

Philosophy 

Talk 

Find out about the philosophy course and career options

10-10.30am

A03, Humanities Building (55)

Philosophy 

Taster session

Philosophy taster class

1-1.30pm

A03, Humanities Building (55)

Physics

Guided tour

Guided tours of the Physics Building. Depart every 15 minutes from 10am

10am-3.30pm

A30, Physics Building (22)

Physics

Drop-in

Meet our staff to chat about courses and research

10am-4pm

Foyer, Physics Building (22)

Physics  Lab demonstrations/drop-in Exciting physics demonstrations. Running throughout the day 10am-4pm A-floor Labs, Physics Building (22)
Physics Drop-in Find out about theoretical physics projects and options, and our mathematical physics and theoretical physics courses 10am-4pm A01, Physics Building (22)
Physics Guided tour Guided tours of the MRI Centre 12noon-3pm Foyer, Physics Building (22)

Physics 

Talk 

Studying physics at Nottingham

11-11.40am

2-2.40pm

B1, Physics Building (22)

Physics 

Talk 

Searching for disruptive quantum materials and technologies

12noon-12.25pm

B1, Physics Building (22)

Physics 

Talk 

Weighing galaxies

1-1.25pm

B1, Physics Building (22)

Physiotherapy 

Talk 

Studying physiotherapy at Nottingham

10.30-11am

1.30-2pm

LT1, Medical School (46)

Plant biology 

Talk 

Studying plant biology at Nottingham

11.30am-12.15pm

2.30-3.15pm

C16, Pope Building (27)

Politics and international relations 

Talk

Learn more about studying politics and international relations at Nottingham, followed by a Q&A session 

10.30-11.15am

1.30-2.15pm

B63, Law and Social Sciences (LASS) (7)

Politics and international relations 

Taster session

Experience a politics and international relations lecture at Nottingham

11.30am-12.15pm

2.30-3.15pm

B63, Law and Social Sciences (LASS) (7)

Social work

Talk

Studying social work at Nottingham

10.30-11am

1.30-2pm

A4, Law and Social Sciences (LASS) (7)

Sociology

Talk

Studying sociology at Nottingham

11.45am-12.15pm

2.45-3.15pm

B62, Law and Social Sciences (LASS) (7)

Sport and exercise science

Guided tour

Guided tours of one of our teaching laboratories. 

Tours will take place every hour, on the hour from 10am and last for 30 minutes (last tour departs at 3pm)

10am-3pm

Foyer, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport and exercise science 

Talk

Studying sport and exercise science at Nottingham

11.30am-12.15pm

2-2.45pm

Studio 1, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport rehabilitation

Talk

Studying sport rehabilitation at Nottingham

11.15-11.45am

2.15-2.45pm

LT1, Medical School (46)

STEM courses (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)

Talk 

Want to get involved in creating a sustainable future? Come and hear about how our STEM subjects are making an impact on the world. Learn how we're bringing innovative ideas to life, like hydrogen powered cars, and windows that generate electricity. Plus, we'll highlight degrees to consider if you want to get involved.

12noon-12.45pm

A13, Pope Building (27)

Theology and religious studies 

Talk and taster session

Studying theology and religious studies at Nottingham

11am-12noon

2-3pm

A03, Humanities Building (55)

Zoology

Guided tour

Guided tours of the Life Sciences Building. Depart every 15 minutes from 9.30am

9.30am-4pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Zoology

Talk

Zoology degree courses at Nottingham

10-10.45am

1-1.45pm 

B3, Life Sciences (23)
Zoology Lab demonstrations  Chat with academics about our degrees and view lab demonstrations on our research

10.45am-1pm

1.45-2.45pm 

 A50, Life Sciences (23)

 

 

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