What's On

Join our Undergraduate Open Day and discover what student life is like at a world top 100 University set on our beautiful campus in south-west Scotland.

Our Open Day is on Thursday, 15 September and running from 12.00 - 17.00

Academic Programmes - Talks and Stalls

Health & Social Sector Leadership

Presentations in R127

  • 13.00 - 13.30
  • 15.00 - 15.30

Stall in R232

  • 12.30 - 16.00

 

Environmental Science & Sustainability

Presentations in R127

  • 13.30 - 14.00
  • 15.30 - 16.00

Stall in R232

  • 13.00 - 16.30

 

Primary Education with Teaching Qualification

Presentations in R127

  • 14.00 - 14.30
  • 16.00 - 16.30

Stall in R232

  • 13.30 - 17.00

Accommodation

Presentation in R127

  • 12.30 - 13.00
  • 14.30 - 15.00

Stall in R232

  • 12.30 - 16.30

There are three residences in Dumfries, all within easy reach of the campus by foot or a short bus ride, giving you the option of close to campus or town centre living: Dumfries Hall, Brooke House and Laurieknowe Hall.

The residences include single bedrooms with en-suite, as well as shared kitchens and living rooms to gather with your flatmates for meals and to socialise. All residences offer living support, WiFi, laundry facilities, garden areas, bicycle racks and parking.

Although we are unable to show you inside our student accommodation on the day, you can find out all you need to know at our accommodation stand in the Rutherford McCowan Building, or by joining one of our Dumfries Town and Accommodation Bus Tours.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours

  • 13.15 - 14.00
  • 14.15 - 15.00
  • 15.15 - 16.00
  • 16.15 - 17.00

Take a tour through our Rutherford McCowan and Maxwell House buildings, our Library, and our stunning Dumfries Campus.

Tours will begin at the Rutherford McCowan Building foyer and will include an outdoor tour throughout our historic campus.

If you or a member of your party require any assistance during your visit, please contact a member of staff or Student Ambassador.

Dumfries Town and Accommodation Bus Tours

Dumfries Town and Accommodation Bus Tours

  • 14.00 - 15.00
  • 16.00 - 17.00

Join one of our Dumfries Town and Accommodation Bus Tours which will take you on a guided driving tour through the historic town of Dumfries and past our three student residences.

These tours will depart from the Rutherford McCowan Building and make a stop at the Robert Burns Statue at the top of Dumfries High Street before returning to the Dumfries Campus.

Finance and Funding Information

Live Stream Presentation in R236

  • 15.00 - 16.00

Parents Information and Welcome

Presentation in R127

  • 12.30 - 13.00
  • 14.30 - 15.00

Hear from staff about the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, as well as student support and accommodation options in Dumfries. This session is an opportunity for you to ask any general questions about university study and find out more about what is happening on the day.

Student Activities and Associations

Stall in Rutherford McCowan Building

  • 12.00 - 17.00

The Crichton University Campus Students Association (CUCSA) organises a range of exciting social events and facilitates a growing selection of clubs and societies covering everything from film to football.  CUCSA is run by a committee of students, which is elected by the students at the Crichton Campus.

On the day they'll be on hand to provide our guests with all sorts of fun activities and events.

Student Support Services

Presentation in R127

  • 12.30 - 13.00
  • 14.30 - 15.00

Stall in R232

  • 12.30 - 16.30

We have a dedicated Student Support Officer at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Dumfries Campus.

Student Support Officers are the first point of contact for an array of questions you might have. These could include, but are not limited to advice and information regarding:

  • finances
  • accommodation
  • personal problems
  • careers information
  • study support
  • good cause claims
  • accessing the counselling services
  • accessing support for a disability