University Park Campus talks and activities

We have general and subject talks and activities including a STEM marquee running from 9.30am to 4.30pm on University Park Campus. Find the talks you want to attend on the tables below.

Please note, academic staff and students will be available at stands across campus for all courses offered at Nottingham. 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 variety of catered halls will be open for self-led viewings on University Park Campus. Current students will be available to answer your questions. 

Halls catering staff will be in the halls dining rooms to answer your questions about the catering provision

10am-4.30pm

Ancaster (B), Beeston (N), Cavendish (C), Cripps (L), Derby (I), Lenton (K), Lincoln (J), Nightingale (F), Rutland (H), Sherwood (G) and Willoughby (D)  

Accommodation

Drop-in

Self-catered rooms at Broadgate Park and Dagfa House will be open for viewings. Broadgate Park and Dagfa House are 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

Dagfa House, Salthouse Lane, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 7FY

Accommodation

Drop-in

Self-catered rooms will be open for viewings at Nottingham Two and St Peter’s Court. There will be free shuttle buses running between our campuses and self-catered accommodation. 

10am-4pm

Nottingham Two, Midland Way, Nottingham NG7 3LP, United Kingdom                 

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

Accommodation

Drop-in

Close to Nottingham train station, The Vantage self-catered halls will be open for drop in viewings

10am-4pm

The Vantage, Traffic Street, Nottingham, NG2 1NE

Accommodation

Drop-in

Visit our Accommodation Information Points to chat to current students who will be available to help you with directions to halls, answer your questions and talk about their experience living in student accommodation

10am-4.30pm 

- Beeston Lane, outside Lenton and Wortley Halls

- Bottom of The Downs, to the back of Sherwood Hall

- Beeston Lane, between Beeston and Nightingale Halls

- Outside Willoughby Hall, behind Lenton Grove (5)

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 careand health sciences

Tour duration: 45 minutes approx

9.30am-4pm

George Green Library (24) - for Science subjects

 

 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) - for Arts and Social Sciences subjects

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)

Funding and Financial Support

Drop-in

Chat to members of the University's financial support team at the Information Fair

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 at Nottingham

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

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)

Libraries

Self-guided tour

George Green Library (science 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

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

1-5pm

Denis Arnold Music Library, Arts Centre (33)

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)

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)

Nottingham Advantage Award

Drop-in

Find out about the Nottingham Advantage Award

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, 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)

Postgraduate study

Drop-in

Find out about postgraduate study at Nottingham from current postgraduate students

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

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

Chat to sports staff about the sports programmes at Nottingham

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

Sport

Drop-in

Chat to sports staff about the sports programmes at Nottingham

9.30am-4pm

Djanogly Terrace

Sport

Drop-in

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

9.30am-3pm

Studio 1, David Ross Sports Village (34)

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

Hockey at Nottingham

9.45-10.15am

Studio 2, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

 Talk

Lacrosse at Nottingham

10-10.30am

Conference Room, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Find out about the sports scholarships we offer at Nottingham

10.45-11.15am

Studio 3, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Rowing at Nottingham

11-11.30am

Conference Room, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Netball at Nottingham

11.30am-12noon

Studio 3, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Sport at Nottingham

12 noon-12.30pm

Studio 2, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Sport at Nottingham

1.45-2.15pm

Studio 3, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Football at Nottingham

12.15-12.45pm 

Studio 3, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Tennis at Nottingham

1-1.30pm

Conference Room, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport

Talk

Rugby at Nottingham

1.30-2pm

Studio 2, 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 new 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)

Student Support and Wellbeing

Talk

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

11-11.30am

2-2.30pm

C15, Pope Building (27)

Study Abroad

Drop-in

Meet members of the study abroad team and chat about the opporunities on offer

9.30am-4pm

Great Hall, Trent Building (11)

 

STEM at UoN

STEM pillarTypeDescriptionTimeLocation

Science 

Stand

Biology, microbiology, genetics and zoology

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Science

Stand

Biochemistry, chemistry, physics and pharmacology

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Science

Stand

Cancer sciences and medical physiology and therapeutics

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Science

Stand

Natural sciences

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Science

Stand

Neuroscience

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Science

Stand

Physiotherapy, sport and exercise science and sport rehabilitation

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Science

Stand

Science with a foundation year, health science with a foundation year

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Technology

Stand

Computer Science

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Technology Stand Biotechnology 9.30am-4pm STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)
Technology Stand Food sciences 9.30am-4pm STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Engineering

Stand

 Aerospace engineering

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Engineering

Stand

Architecture environment engineering, mechanical and materials engineering, product design and manufacture

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Engineering

Stand

Chemical and environmental engineering, electrical and electronic engineering

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Engineering

Stand

Civil engineering

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Engineering

Stand

Foundation in engineering and physical sciences

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Maths

Stand

Mathematics, financial maths, maths and economics and statistics

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

Maths

Stand

Economics

9.30am-4pm

STEM marquee, located between L2 Laboratory (39) and L3 Laboratory (31)

A sustainable future through STEM

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

10-11am

C14, Pope Building (27)

 

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

Talk 

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

10.45-11.15am

1.45-2.15pm

B3, Life Sciences (23)

Biochemistry

Guided tour

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

9.30am-4.30pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Biology 

Talk 

Biology degree courses at Nottingham

10-10.30am

1-1.30pm 

B3, Life Sciences (23)

Biology 

Guided tour

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

9.30am-4.30pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Biology

Lab demonstrations

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

10.30am-1.00pm

1.30-3.00pm 

A50, Life Sciences (23)

Cancer sciences 

Talk 

Hear about what you will learn on our cancer sciences course

9.30-10am

1-1.30pm

Coates Road Auditorium (51)

Chemistry 

Talk 

Chemistry at Nottingham

10.30-11.15am

1.30-2.15pm

Lecture Theatre X1, Chemistry Building (28)

Classics and archaeology

Talk

Classics and Archaeology at Nottingham

11.30am-12noon

2.30-3.15pm

A02, Humanities Building (55) 

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Aerospace engineering

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

9.30-11.10am

11am-12.40pm

12.30-2.10pm

2-3.40pm

B108, L2 Laboratory (39)

Engineering 

Drop-in

Arkwright Scholars'

Join our student ambassadors for refreshments (open to current Arwright Scholars only)

9.30am-2pm

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

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Architectural environment engineering

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

9.30-10.45am

12.30-1.45pm

C25, Coates Building (36)

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Chemical and environmental engineering

Talk followed by 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 optional tour of laboratories

9.30-10.45am

11am-12.15pm

12.30-1.45pm

3-4.15pm

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

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Electrical and electronic engineering

Talk followed by optional tour 

9.30-10.45am

11am-12.15pm

12.30-1.45pm

2-3.15pm

C24, Coates Building (36)

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Mechanical and manufacturing engineering 

Studying mechanical engineering at Nottingham

10-11.20am

11am-12.20pm

12.30-1.50pm

2-3.20pm

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

Engineering 

Talk and tour

Product design and manufacture 

Studying for a degree in product design and manufacture at Nottingham 

2-3pm

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 film and television studies at Nottingham

10.30-11.15am

1-1.45pm

B46, Trent Building (11)

Foundation engineering and physical sciences 

Talk and tour

Talk followed by optional tour 

11am-12.15pm

2-3.15pm

C25, Coates Building (36)

Foundation science 

Guided tour 

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

9.30am-TBC

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Genetics 

Talk Genetics degree courses at Nottingham

10-10.30am

1-1.30pm 

B3, Life Sciences (23)

Genetics

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

9.30am-4.30pm

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

10.30am-1.00pm

1.30-3.00pm 
A50, Life Sciences (23)

Geography 

Talk 

Studying geography at Nottingham

10-11am

12noon-1pm

2-3pm

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

1.30-2pm

B34, Boots Science Building (44)

History

Talk 

Studying history at Nottingham

10.45-11.30am

12.30-1.15pm

2.15-3pm 

A03, Monica Patridge Building (62)

International media and communications studies 

Talk 

Studying international media and communications studies at Nottingham

10-10.30am

1.30-2pm

A03, Monica Patridge Building (62)

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 

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 

10-10.30am

1-1.30pm

A13, Pope Building (27)

Medicine - graduate entry

Talk 

Find out more about studying medicine as a graduate. Please note: this talk is for prospective students who have already graduated from university

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

10-11am

2.30-3.30pm

C17, Pope Building (27)

Music

Talk

Studying music at Nottingham

10.15-11am

1.15-2pm

A30, Arts Centre, Department of Music (33)

Natural sciences 

Talk

Natural sciences: study three scientific subjects in one degree

11am-12noon

2-3pm

A13, Pope Building (27)

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)

Neuroscience 

Talk 

Studying neuroscience at Nottingham

11.30am-12noon

2.30-3pm

B3, Life Sciences (23)

Neuroscience 

Guided tour 

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

9.30am-4.30pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Nursing

Talk

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

10.30-11.30am

Coates Road Auditorium (51)

Nursing

Talk

Studying for a degree in nursing (child) at Nottingham 

2-3pm

Coates Road Auditorium (51)

Nursing

Guided tour

Guided tour of nursing facilities 

10am-3pm

Departing from nursing course stand - based outside Chemistry Building (28)

Pharmacology 

Guided tour

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

9.30am-4.30pm

Foyer, Life Sciences (23)

Pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences 

Talk

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

10-11.15am

1-2.15pm

Lecture Theatre X2, Chemistry Building (28)

Pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences 

Tours and taster session 

Visit us in the Pharmacy Building for tours of our facilities and a laboratory taster session

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 

Talk 

Studying physics at Nottingham

11-11.40am

2-2.40pm

B1, Physics Building (22)

Physics 

Talk 

Quantum sensing and building next generation human brain scanners

12noon-12.25pm

B1, Physics Building (22)

Physics 

Talk 

Feedback from supermassive black holes

1-1.25pm

B1, Physics Building (22)

Physiotherapy 

Talk 

Studying physiotherapy at Nottingham

10.30-11am

12.45-1.15pm

3-3.30pm

Studio 2, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Plant science 

Talk 

Studying plant science 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)

Sociology, criminology, social work and social policy

Talk

Studying criminology at Nottingham

11-11.30am

2-2.30pm

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

Sociology, criminology, social work and social policy

Talk

Studying sociology at Nottingham

11.45am-12.15pm

2.45-3.15pm

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

Sociology, criminology, social work and social policy

Talk

Studying social work at Nottingham

10.30-11am

1.30-2pm

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

Sport and exercise science 

Talk

Studying sport and exercise science at Nottingham

11.15-11.45am

2.15-2.45pm

Studio 2, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport and exercise science 

Drop-in

Drop in to view one of our teaching laboratories. Duration of visit: 30 minutes

9.30am-4pm

Foyer, David Ross Sports Village (34)

Sport rehabilitation

Talk

Studying sport rehabilitation at Nottingham

10-10.30am

1-1.30pm

Studio 3, David Ross Sports Village (34)

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

Talk 

Find out more about studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects at Nottingham

10-11am

C14, Pope Building (27)

Theology and religious studies 

Talk  

Studying theology and religious studies at Nottingham

11-11.45am

2-2.45pm

A03, Humanities Building (55)

Zoology

Talk

Zoology degree courses at Nottingham

10-10.30am

1-1.30pm 

B3, Life Sciences (23)
Zoology Guided tour Guided tours of the Life Sciences Building. Depart every 15 minutes from 9.30am 9.30am-4.30pm Foyer, Life Sciences (23)
Zoology Lab demonstrations  Chat with academics about our degrees and view lab demonstrations on our research

10.30am-1.00pm

1.30-3.00pm 

 A50, Life Sciences (23)

 

 

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