Scottish university and college open days 2017

03/04/2017 09:30

We've pulled together a list of dates for college and university undergraduate open days in Scotland. The list is shown in alphabetical order.

Remember - lots of universities and colleges ask you to book in advance, so click through to the college or university for more information on how to attend. 

You can use our advice to help plan your visits, too. You can also attend your local HE Exhibition.

University of Aberdeen

  • Dates for 2018 open days have still to be confirmed

Abertay University

  • Dates for 2018 open days have still to be confirmed but guided campus tours take place on Tuesdays at 12 noon
  • Applicant Days are taking place on 21 March and 14 April 2018. These are for students holding offers from the university

University of Dundee

  • Dates for 2018 open days have still to be confirmed but you may be able to book an individual visit

University of Edinburgh

  • Undergraduate open days: June 2018
  • The university also offers campus visits for student groups, and tours of the university

Edinburgh Napier University

  • 2017 open days have now taken place

Campus tours are also run throughout the year.

University of Glasgow

  • Undergraduate open days: Thursday 14 June, Tuesday 28 August and Saturday 20 October 2018
  • Postgraduate open day: Thursday 16 November 2017
  • You can also book a place on a campus tour, which take place throughout the year

Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Postgraduate and part-time open days: Wednesday 15 November 2017, 3pm-7pm

Glasgow School of Art

  • Undergraduate open day: Thursday 26 October
  • Graduate open day: Saturday 25 November
  • Open days are regularly held at the School of Simulation and Visualisation

Heriot-Watt University

Edinburgh campus 

  • Undergraduate open days: Friday 27 October 2017, 10am-4pm

Scottish Borders campus

  • Open days: Friday 17 November 2017

You can also arrange individual visits to both campuses.

University of the Highlands and Islands

Department of Nursing, Inverness

  • Open evenings: Wednesday 13 December 2017, 5.30pm and Wednesday 10 January 2018, 5.30pm

Department of Nursing, Stornoway campus, Western Isles Hospital

  • Open day: Thursday 16 November, 2017, 11am

Highland Theological College UHI

  • Open day: Saturday 28 October 2017, 10am and Saturday 10 March 2018, 10am

Inverness College UHI

  • Open days: Saturday 28 October 2017, 9.30am

Lews Castle College UHI

  • Open day has taken place

Moray College UHI

  • Open days: Saturday 11 November 2017, 11am

North Highland College UHI

  • Campus tours are offered all year round

Perth College UHI

  • Open day has taken place

Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI

  • Open day: Friday 3 November 2017, 1.30pm

West Highland College UHI

  • Open days: Saturday 28 April 2018, 11am (Fort William)
  • Campus visits are also offered all year round

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • Undergraduate open days have taken place for 2017
  • Campus tours take place throughout the year

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

  • Open days for 2017 hve taken place
  • Visit afternoons for undergraduate students also take place at the university 

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Modern ballet: Friday 3 November

SRUC Aberdeen campus

  • Open afternoons: Saturday 28 October 1.30pm-4pm and Wednesday 15 November 1.30pm-4pm

SRUC Ayr campus

  • Open evening: Wednesday 22 November 2017
  • Open afternoons: Wednesday 21 February 2018 and Wednesday 28 March 2018

SRUC Barony campus

  • Agriculture open days: Thursday 9 November 10am-2pm, Thursday 7 December 10am-2pm
  • Animal care open days: Thursday 16 November, 10am-4pm
  • Engineering open days: Wednesday 22 November 10am-4pm
  • Forestry/Arboriculture open days: Monday 6 November, 10am-4pm
  • Veterinary nursing open days: Monday 11 December 10am-4pm

SRUC Edinburgh campus

  • Open days: Wednesday 22 November 2pm to 5pm

SRUC Elmwood campus

  • Open evenings: Thursday 16 November 5pm-7pm, Thursday 15 February 2018, 5pm-7pm and Thursday 19 April 2018, 5pm-7pm

SRUC Oatridge campus

  • Open days: Friday 24 November 1.30pm-4pm

University of St Andrews

  • Visiting days: Wednesday 1 November
  • You can also arrange a talk and tour if you're unable to attend a visiting day

University of Stirling

  • Open days: Saturday 28 October 9am-4pm

University of Strathclyde

  • Open days for 2017 have now taken place
  • Visit Strathclyde days take place throughout the year

University of the West of Scotland

Ayr campus

  • Open days: Wednesday 6 December 4pm-7pm

Dumfries campus

  • Open days: Saturday 4 November 11am-1pm

Hamilton campus

  • Open days: Saturday 28 October 11am-1pm

Paisley campus

  • Open day: Thursday 23 November 4pm-7pm