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Newcastle University Virtual Event Guide

Newcastle University Virtual Event Guide

Our virtual events give you the chance to find out more about your course. You can speak to academics through live chat, and learn more about what student life is like here.

Welcome to our Virtual Open Day

Our Virtual Open Day will take place on Saturday 19 September, from 10.00 to 15.00. 

Explore our University

Enter our lobby area and begin your virtual experience. Once you are in the lobby area you can explore the event. You will see the main event navigation at the top of your screen on desktop and tablet, and in the hamburger menu on your mobile phone.

Information desk

Location: Lobby

Our information desk is available throughout the event. Here you can get advice on how to navigate and find out where you need to go if you have a specific question or query. You can visit our Information Desk from the Information Desk sign at the front of the lobby.

Our Virtual Open Day lobby.


Location: Lobby upper level 

Visit the auditorium to experience our webinars, including a live tour of the campus at 10.30. These talks will run throughout the day for your convenience. You can then head to one of the booths and ask any questions you may have. 

Exhibit Halls

Location: Lobby lower level

Enter our exhibit halls. We have four exhibit halls covering our academic/subject areas and general information stands. When you enter a hall, you will find a drop-down list of exhibition stands to scroll through or you can scroll through the stand images to choose the ones you would like to visit. Here you can:

  • find out more about the subject(s) you are interested in
  • speak to our academics via the live chats. If the chats are busy, remember you can pop back at any point during these times.
  • find out more about life as a student at Newcastle and the help and support that is available
  • speak to our Student Services teams via the live chat
  • add resources to your 'swag bag' and email them to yourself to read as and when you choose
HASS Exhibit hall for Virtual Open Day

Live Chat – 10.00 to 15.00

Speak to our academics, student support teams and current students. 

Live Chat can be found within the relevant booth and will be open from 10.00 to 15.00. 

Parents Information

If you are a parent we have a dedicated booth within the Information Fair in the exhibit hall. Visit and speak to our specialist student recruitment staff who will answer any questions you have via the live chat.

Discover our campus and city

Location: Lobby upper level

Join us for a live tour of our campus at 10.30 in the auditorium, so you can see for yourself why our University is right for you. 

Visit our City, Student Life and Student's Union booths to ask questions you may have about being a student at Newcastle. 

Our Campus booth can answer questions on safety, sustainability and campus development so you can find out how we are investing in your student experience.