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Postgraduate Open Day - Wed 4 Feb 2015

Postgraduate Open Day

Rediscover your passion for learning at our upcoming postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 4 February 2015, 12:45pm - 4:30pm. The event is a great opportunity to:

  • see our campus
  • talk to academics and current students
  • find out about funding opportunities
  • get tips on writing your application

Flexible schedule

The schedule is flexible so you can plan the day to best suit you. Many of the formal talks are repeated and activities run across the afternoon so you can drop in at any time. Our schedule of activities is subject to change, but here you can get an idea of what to expect:

Welcome and registration

Sign in and receive your welcome pack
12:45pm King’s Gate or 1:00pm King’s Road Centre

Academic subject and information fair

Discuss your study options with a member of staff. Information will also cover accommodation, finance, careers, student wellbeing, how to apply and sport.
Drop in anytime between 1:00pm-4:00pm, Lindisfarne Room, King’s Road Centre

Study and funding talk

A presentation covering postgraduate study at Newcastle and an overview of funding opportunities
1:15pm-2:00pm or 2:30pm-3:15pm, Herschel Building

Making an effective application for postgraduate study

A presentation on how to effectively market your skills, experience and academic potential to make the most of your application for postgraduate study
2:15pm-2:45pm or 3:30pm-4:00pm, Herschel Building

Campus tours

Explore our campus and find out why Newcastle its consistently rated as one of the UK’s best student cities
Every 30 mins between 1:00pm-3:30pm, from the front of the King’s Road Centre

Postgraduate café

Drop in for a chat and cuppa with our current postgraduate students and find out what its really like to study here
Drop in anytime between 1:00pm-4:00pm, Bamburgh Room King’s Road Centre

Subject activities

A range of subject activities will be available ranging from tours, presentations and demos, to an informal chat with tea and cake. The activities will take place between 3:30pm and 4:30pm only, we will release information about the activities in the New Year.

Make sure you don’t miss out, reserve your place today. Further details of the event will be emailed to you over the coming weeks.
Don’t forget, our current students and graduates may be entitled to a 20% tuition fee discount.

School and institute open days

Throughout the year some academic schools and institutes run open days. At these events you can:

  • meet academics and current postgraduate students
  • find out about taught and research degrees
  • visit facilities

You may be able to arrange a visit that is not part of a scheduled open day. Research students in particular are encouraged to visit and meet with their potential supervisor. Contact your proposed academic school or research institute to find out if this is possible.

Off-Campus Events

UK events

We attend a range of postgraduate study events across the UK. If we’re at an event near you, come and see us to find out more about studying at Newcastle University.

Students by the Quayside

Postgraduate Study Fair, University of London
Thursday 29 January 2015, 12pm-4pm
Senate House, University of London

Target Courses Postgraduate Fair (North West)
Wednesday 18 February 2015, 11am-4pm
St George’s Hall, St George’s Place, Liverpool

Target Courses Postgraduate Fair (Yorkshire)
Wednesday 4 March 2015, 11am-4pm
The Octagon Centre, Clarkson Street, Sheffield University

Target Courses Postgraduate Fair, (Scotland)
Wednesday 18 March 2015, 11am-4pm
Strathclyde Student’s Union, Strathclyde University

International events

Our International Office staff and academics from a variety of subject areas regularly travel overseas to meet with students interested in studying at Newcastle University.

Find out about forthcoming international events, where you can meet us and ask any questions you have about studying with us.