Throughout the Day

Welcome points

Our staff and students at the Welcome Point and Welcome Marquee will be happy to offer you guidance and support throughout your visit. You can pick up brochures, prospectuses and other useful literature here.

Academic subject talks and stands

Our subject talks will give you detailed information about your chosen discipline and what the next few years might look like if you choose to study at the University of Glasgow. You can also chat with our academic staff at their subject stands throughout the day. A representative for most degree programmes will be present: including Medicine, Veterinary and Dentistry. Talks usually last 30 minutes unless otherwise stated.

Student services stands and talks 

Find out more about the services we offer to students by attending our talks or visiting our stands. Get information on admissions, student finance, accommodation, careers, student welfare and much more.

Student life

There are plenty ways for you to get involved in student life which will help you get the most out of your time as a student. Chat to current students to find out more about our Sports Association, University Unions, our Students' Representative Council and many more clubs and societies.

Campus tours

Campus Tours usually take place on June and October Open Days. They are student-led tours and there is no need to book them,just arrive at the meeting point according to the Open Day brochure. If you are unable to attend any of the Open Days you can book a Campus tour online: there are several dates/times scheduled:

Accommodation tours

Accommodation Tours take place at all our Open Days. There is no need to book, just arrive at the meeting point according to the Open Day brochure. You can also visit the Accommodation Services stand to find out more about the University’s accommodation facilities.

General tours

Library tours, University Union tours, museum tours and city tours take place throughout our Open Days.

The Open Day brochure and app will include tour timings and departure points and will be available to download closer to the date of the event. 

Directions and help

Our friendly student ambassadors will be happy to help you find your way around our inspiring campus. Look out for them in colourful UofG t-shirts.

Assistance from the Disability Service

To book a private appointment or secure the support of Sign Language Interpreters, contact Disability Service:


Snacks and soft drinks will be on sale in food outlets around the campus.

Open Day App

To browse the full schedule of events, create your own to-do list for the day and find your way with maps and floor plans download our app, available prior to each Open Day.