Undergraduate University open day, Friday 15 September | University of Oxford

Undergraduate University open day, Friday 15 September

Colleges and departments across the University have now announced their programmes for the Open Day on Friday 15 September. To see the full programme of events including those which are pre-bookable in advance, please see the subject department events timetable and the college events timetable.

Remember to read our advice about planning your day and use the tables below to find links to the subject departments and colleges you are most interested in seeing on the day. If you would like to register in advance to receive updates about the event by email, then please see the registration page.

It is not mandatory to register to attend an Oxford Open Day. However you may need to book for specific popular sessions in advance. The tables below provide links to colleges and subject departments and explains which ones advise you to do this.

Subject events

Choosing the right course is one of the most important decisions you will have to make when considering your options for university. Open Days offer a rare opportunity to visit departments and speak to staff and students who know all about the subject you love and what it is like to study it here.

Most departments offer information to visitors on a drop-in basis though some require you to book in advance for their events. In order to book for events please view the open day timetable and click on the department’s name. This will take you to the department's own website where you will find booking details. Alternatively, please follow the links in the table below.

Department name

Opening times for drop-in visitors

Any events that can be booked in advance?

 

Department name

Opening times for drop-in visitors

Any events that can be booked in advance?

Archaeology and
Anthropology
11:00-16:00Yes, book here History of ArtAll visitors are asked to book in advanceYes, book here
Biochemistry 10:00-12:00
14:00-15:30
No, all events are available on a drop-in basis Human Sciences10:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Biological Sciences09:00-12:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis Law09:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Biomedical Sciences10:00-15:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis  Materials Science10:00-16:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Chemistry10:30-16:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis  Mathematics09.30-16:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Classics09:15-16:00Yes, book here Medicine09:30-16:30

No, all events are available on a drop-in basis

Please note that admission to the Medical Sciences Teaching Centre is limited to prospective students and teachers only.

Computer Science09:30-17:30No, all events are available on a drop-in basis Modern Languages14:00-15:00Yes, book here
Earth Sciences 10:00-16:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis Music13:30-14:00 15:00-16:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Economics and Management10:00-12:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis Oriental Studies10:00-12:00Yes, book here
Engineering Science 10:00-16:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis Philosophy, Politics and Economics10:00-16:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
English10:00-16:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis Physics10:00-16:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Fine Art

Sessions start at 10:00 and 14:30

Yes, book here

 Psychology (Experimental)09:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Geography10:00-15:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis Statistics14:45-16:30No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
History (at the Examination Schools) 09:00-14:00Yes, book here  Theology and Religion 10:00-15:00 No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
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College events

All colleges welcome drop-in visitors, but some require you to book in advance for some of their events. To book for these events please view the open day timetable and click on the college name. This will take you to the college's own website where you will find booking details. Alternatively, please follow the links in the table below.

Many colleges offer accommodation for students attending their events who cannot make the journey to Oxford and back in one day. To see which colleges are offering accommodation, and to book, please see: open days accommodation.

College name

Opening times for drop-in visitors

Any events that can be booked in advance?

 

College name

Opening times for drop-in visitors

Any events that can be booked in advance?

Balliol 10:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis The Queen's College09:00-17:30No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Brasenose

09:00-17:00

No, all events are available on a drop-in basis Regent's Park09:00-16:00Yes, book here
Christ Church09:00-17:00Yes, book here St Anne's09:15-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Corpus Christi10:00-16:30No, all events are available on a drop-in basis St Benet's Hall10:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis 
Exeter10:00-16:30Yes, book here St Catherine's09:30-18:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Harris Manchester (21+)09:00-17:00Yes, book here St Edmund Hall 09:30-16:30No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Hertford10:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis St Hilda's 08:30-16:30No, all events are available on a drop-in basis 
Jesus College10:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis St Hugh's 09:00-18:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Keble09:00-17:00Yes, book here St John's 10:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Lady Margaret Hall09:30-18:00Yes, book here St Peter's 09:00-17:00Yes, book here
Lincoln09:00-17:00Yes, book here Somerville09:00-16:45 No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Magdalen10:00-16:30No, all events are available on a drop-in basis  Trinity10:00-16:00Yes, book here
Mansfield08:45-17:00Yes, book here  University College 10:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Merton09:45-17:00Yes, book here  Wadham09:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop in basis 
New College10:00-17:00Yes, book here Worcester 10:00-17:00No, all events are available on a drop in basis
Oriel09:00-17:00Yes, book here Wycliffe Hall (21+)13:30-15:30No, all events are available on a drop-in basis
Pembroke08:30-18:00No, all events are available on a drop-in basis    
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Open Day Information Centre

If you still have questions after visiting departments or colleges, or if the event you planned to attend is full, then please come to the Open Day Information Centre at the Examination Schools, 75-81 High Street. You may attend talks or chat to staff at the following information stands: Admissions, Admissions tests, Careers Service, Continuing Education, Disabled Students, International Students, IT Services, Mature Students, Student Fees and Funding. The Oxford University Student Union and representatives from University Sport as well as clubs and societies will also be on hand to answer your questions.

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Museums, Libraries and other venues

Museums and Libraries are an important and exciting resource for Oxford students. Please take the opportunity to visit during the Open Day.

Museums

Ashmolean Museum10:00-17:00
Museum of the History of Science12:00-17:00
Oxford University Museum of Natural History10:00-17:00
Pitt Rivers Museum10:00-16:30
University of Oxford Botanic Gardens09:00-17:00

Libraries

Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera11:15-15:45
Bodleian Law LibraryTours at 09:00, 12:00, 16:00
Bodleian Social Science Library09:30-17:00
Sackler Library (Classics)Tours at 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00
Philosophy & Theology Faculties Library10:00-16:00
Radcliffe Science Library09:30-16:30

Other venues

Sports Centre

06:00-22:30

Language Centre

10:00-12:00
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