Scottish university and college open days

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

  • Undergraduate open day: 28 August and 29 October 2018
  • Medicine open day: 16 June 2018 

Abertay University

  • Undergraduate open days: 6 October and 24 October 2018
  • Guided campus visits take place throughout the year

University of Dundee

  • Undergraduate open day: 27 August and 22 September 2018
  • Medicine open day: 14 June 2018
  • Dentistry open day: 15 June 2018

University of Edinburgh

  • Undergraduate open days: 8 June, 22 September and 6 October 2018, 9.30am-3.30pm
  • Postgraduate open day: 14 November 2018
  • The university also offers campus visits for student groups, and tours of the university

Edinburgh Napier University

  • Sighthill Campus: 8 June and 13 October 2018
  • Craiglockhart Campus: 15 June and 13 October 2018
  • Merchiston Campus: 22 June and 13 October 2018

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
  • You can also book a place on a campus tour, which take place throughout the year

Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Undergraduate open days: 31 August and 6 October 2018
  • Post-graduate open days: 14 November 2018 

Campus tours are also run throughout the year.

Glasgow School of Art

  • Open days for 2018 are yet to be announced
  • Open days are regularly held at the School of Simulation and Visualisation

Heriot-Watt University

Edinburgh campus 

  • Undergraduate open days: 29 September and 26 October 2018

Scottish Borders campus

  • Open days: 12 October and 16 November 2018

You can also arrange individual visits to both campuses.

University of the Highlands and Islands

Highland Theological College UHI

  • Open day: 27 October 2018

Inverness College UHI

  • Open days: 7 August and 27 October 2018

Moray College UHI

  • Open day: 10 November 2018

North Highland College UHI

  • Campus tours are offered all year round

Perth College UHI

  • Open day: 27 October 2018

Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI

  • Open day: 2 November 2018

West Highland College UHI

  • Campus visits are offered all year round.

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • Undergraduate open days: 22 September and 6 October 2018
  • Campus tours take place throughout the year

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

  • Undergraduate open days: 6 October and 3 November 2018
  • Visit afternoons for undergraduate students also take place at the university 

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • School of Music: 15 June 2018
  • Summer Open Day (Drama, Production and Film): 17 August 2018
  • Production and Film: 5 October 2018
  • Ballet: 2 November 2018

SRUC Aberdeen campus

  • Open evening: Wednesday 30 May 2018
  • Clearing open afternoon: Wednesday 15 August 2018
  • Open afternoon: Saturday 6 October 2018
  • Open afternoon: Wednesday 14 November 2018
  • Open evening: Wednesday 20 February 2019    

SRUC Ayr campus

  • Open afternoon: Wednesday 20 June 1.30pm – 4pm
  • Drop-in open evening: Wednesday 29 August 4pm – 6.30pm 
  • Open afternoon: Wednesday 26 September 1.30 – 4pm
  • Drop-in open evening: Wednesday 7 November 4pm – 6.30pm

SRUC Barony campus

  • Agriculture - Tuesday 9 October 2018, 4pm-7pm; Thursday 6 December 2018, 10am-1pm
  • Animal Care - Tuesday 9 October 2018, 4pm-7pm; Thursday 6 December 2018, 10am-1pm
  • Engineering - Tuesday 9 October 2018, 4pm-7pm; Thursday 6 December 2018, 10am-1pm
  • Forestry/Arboriculture - Tuesday 9 October 2018, 4pm-7pm; Thursday 6 December 2018, 10am-1pm
  • Veterinary Nursing - Tuesday 11 September 2018, 10am-3pm; Wednesday 5 December 2018, 10am-3pm

SRUC Edinburgh campus

  • Open evening: Wednesday 30 May 2018, 5pm – 6:30pm
  • Open evening: Wednesday 30 May 2018, 6pm– 7:30pm
  • Environment taster day: June 6 2018, 5pm – 7pm
  • Open morning: Saturday 1 September 2018, 10:30am – 1pm
  • Open afternoon: Wednesday 3 October 2018, 2pm – 5pm
  • Open afternoon: Wednesday 21 November 2018, 2pm – 5pm

SRUC Elmwood campus

  • Open day dates for 2018 have passed, dates for 2019 have yet to be announced

SRUC Oatridge campus

  • Open evening: Thusday 16 August 2018 - 5pm-7pm
  • Open afternoon: Friday 23 November 2018 - 1:30pm-4pm
  • Open afternoon: Sunday 28 April 2019 - 11am-2pm. Registration starts at 5pm for 5.30pm start. The event is expected to close at 7.00pm.  

University of St Andrews

  • Open days: Wednesday 26 September, Wednesday 3 October, Wednesday 17 October, Wednesday 24 October, Wednesday 31 October 2018
  • You can also arrange a talk and tour if you're unable to attend a visiting day

University of Stirling

  • Open days: Saturday 9 June, Saturday 15 September and Saturday 27 October 2018

University of Strathclyde

  • Open days: Tuesday 4 September, Saturday 6 October 2018
  • Visit Strathclyde days take place throughout the year

University of the West of Scotland

  • Open days for 2018 have still to be confirmed