What to expect on an Open Day

Plan ahead!

The Open Day has a structured timetable and you will need to attend organised sessions at specific times. Exact details of timings can be found in your Open Day programme and looking at our Frequently Asked Questions section will give you a clearer idea of how the day is structured and what to expect.

View the programme of events before you arrive to find out what activities will be happening on the day. Try to decide exactly what you want to see and do beforehand. Take a look at our Top Tips section for ideas about how to make the most of your visit to the Open Day.

Timings of activities

Open Day activities take place from 10am until around 4.30pm but you can register from 9.15am onwards. Registration takes place in the Main University Building. The programme, which will be sent to you a few weeks before the Open Day, includes specific timings for the sessions on the day.

For an idea of what to expect, take a look at the programme.

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Take a look at where to stay, including University owned accommodation.

The Terrace at the Main Arts Building

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What you'll learn about on an Open Day


Regular bus tours are held from 11am - 4.30pm, where you can visit Ffriddoedd or St Mary's Village and take a look around our halls of residence. You can also find out about how to apply for accommodation during the Accommodation at Bangor presentation at 1.15pm.

  • Student Finance

Our Money Advisor can give you all the latest information on student finance and what support is available. Presentations will be held at 12.30pm and 3.15pm.

  • Student Life at Bangor

Want to know what students get up to in Bangor? Go along to the Student Life presentations at either 11.30am or 2.15pm to hear what's going on in Bangor.

  • The Students' Union

You can find out about the Students' Union and how they are here to help you during your time at Bangor by visiting the Union stand in the Main University Building foyer.

  • Sports Facilities

Our sports facilities at Canolfan Brailsford have recently undergone a multi-million pound development. You can find out more at the stand in the Main University Building foyer and you will also have the opportunity to visit the centre. All students living in University Halls of Residence receive free gym and Campus Life membership!

  • Student Services

Visit our exhibition area to speak to representatives from Student Services about student support, including disability services (staff available 10am - 2pm).