Offer Holders' Day

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Our Offer Holders' Day is the perfect opportunity to visit the campus and get a taste of life as a student at Glasgow! Our next event is on Tuesday 31 March 2020 (9.30pm-3pm).

Join us then and:

  • attend talks on subjects of interest
  • meet our first class academic staff and get answers to those final questions
  • find out about the excellent student services available and tour our facilities
  • meet some of our current students and find out about student life in the city of Glasgow

Register Interest

Registration for Offer Holder's Day will be open 6 weeks before the event. To receive notification of when registration opens and relevant Offer Holders' Day information, such as the programme and App, please complete the 'Register Interest' form below.

Register Interest for Offer Holders's Day

What Happens at Offer Holders' Day?

Offer Holders' Day provides you with the chance to properly explore our beautiful campus, get more in-depth insight into the subjects you will study, and learn all about our excellent range of student services and student organisations. 

We have many activities on offer including subject specific talks and stands with teaching staff available to answer any questions you may have. Activities also include campus tours led by our very own Student Ambassadors, the chance to look around Undergraduate Accommodation, our very impressive Library and fabulous sport facilities which offer something for everyone. 


Offer Holders' Day Programme

The programme for our 2020 Offer Holder's Day will be available in due course.

Offer Holders' Day provides a wide range of academic information so you can find out all about your degree subjects.  Academic staff will be available for consultation at your subject of interests display stand from 9.30am-3pm unless otherwise stated. Academic talks will also be offered throughout the day to give you an insight to your chosen subject and will run for maximum 30 minutes. Please see overview of subjects represented on the day below. 

Talks and display stands relating to admissions, finance, accommodation as well as other Student Services will also be available on the day. 

Aerospace Engineering  
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering  
Business & Management
Catholic Teacher Certificate
Celtic & Gaelic
Central & East European Studies
Civil Engineering  
Comparative Literature
Computing Science
Digital Media & Information Studies
Earth Science
Economic & Social History
Electronics & Electrical
English Language & Linguistics
English Literature
Film & Television Studies
History of Art
International Relations
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Modern Languages, including French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Comparative Literature, Catalan, Czech, Polish and Chinese "
Nursing & Health Care
Politics and International Relations
Q-Step: Quantitative Social Sciences
Scottish Literature
Social & Public Policy
Social Sciences 
Theatre Studies
Theology & Religious Studies
Veterinary Biosciences
Veterinary Medicine


Travel & Accommodation

The University is situated in the West End of the city so make sure you plan your journey from the City Centre.



Glasgow International Airport is approximately 7 miles from the University of Glasgow. You can fly directly from Glasgow to most UK cities and mainland Europe. There are also regular connecting flight routes via London, Paris and Amsterdam.

Getting from the airport to the City Centre:

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is situated around 22 miles southwest of the University. The airport has its own train station with a regular service to Glasgow, as well as a bus service to Glasgow City Centre.


Glasgow has excellent motorway links making it easy to travel to most UK cities.

From Carlisle, Newcastle and the south, exit M74 on to the M73, joining the M8 at the Old Monkland junction. M8 exits for the University are J18 if travelling from the south, Edinburgh and the north and J19 if coming from Glasgow Airport and the west. Other main routes serving the University include Great Western Road (A82, north of campus), Clydeside Expressway (A814, south) and Byres Road (B808, west).

The postcode for Sat Nav use is G12 8QQ


Parking in University car parks is restricted to permit holders only. Please note parking around campus can be difficult so please factor this into your journey time.

Pay and Display Parking

Pay and display parking is available in surrounding areas but spaces are limited and become occupied quickly. Information on pay and display car parking in Glasgow can be found on the city parking website

Park and Ride

The SPT Glasgow Subway System offer park and ride facilities. The nearest station to the University of Glasgow with Park and Ride facilities is Kelvingbridge. For a full list of stations and more information please see the SPT website

Disabled Parking

If you are planning on attending Open Day and will require an accessible parking space, then please contact and we would be happy to accommodate you.


Train services in Scotland are operated by Scotrail. There are two main train stations in Glasgow City Centre: Glasgow Central Station and Glasgow Queen Street Station.

Rail services to other UK cities are frequent. Visit the Scotrail website to plan your journey, get information on tickets and live service updates.

Plan your journey from the city centre to the University in the "Getting to the West End" section


Buchanan Bus Station has buses and coaches travelling to destinations across the UK and Europe. The bus station is located in the City Centre.


The University of Glasgow is in the West End of the city so it is important to plan any travel from the City Centre if you are arriving by rail or coach.


Travel from the City Centre to the West End in under 10 minutes using the SPT Subway

View the subway map and timetable to plan your route. The closest subway stop for the University of Glasgow is Hillhead Station


First Bus run a number of services between Glasgow City Centre and the West End. Use the First Bus journey planner to create your own schedule and look up ticket information.

The University is accessible via services 4 & 4A 


Use our Open Day campus map to find your way around. The map will also be included in our open day brochure, which you will be able to pick up on the day.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions regarding Offer Holders' Day including any access requirements please contact the External Relations Event Team at