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Talks and events

Wrexham Glyndŵr University Open Day, Sat, March 4 10am-2pm

Below is typical open day timetable, however March's open day schedule will be confirmed nearer the time.

Sports Hall

Registration 10.00am – 12.30pm (the University will remain open to visitors until 2.00pm)

Academic staff will be available in the sports hall from 10.00am to 2.00pm

  • Science department providing tours of lab facilities
  • Youth & Community Work offering mask-making activity
  • Complementary Medicine students providing free hand massage
  • Tutors from Creative Media Technology showcasing our TV, Sound and Music Technology facilities within the Centre for Creative Industries
  • 1-to-1 advice on student funding and welfare matters

General Campus Tours depart every 30 minutes from the Sports Centre, beginning at 10am.

Enquiries and Admissions team will be on hand to offer advice on Personal Statements and Interview Guidance.

Animal & Equine programmes will be showcased at our Northop campus, which will be open from 10am-2pm

Students' Union

Representatives from Wrexham Glyndwr SU, including societies and sports teams will be available from 10.00am to 2.00pm in the Student Lounge.

Edward Llywd Centre - Library

Accommodation & Student Services talk and tours take place from the Library in the Edward Llwyd Centre at the following times:

11.00am               12.00pm               1.00pm

Disability Support will also providing one-to-one advice and guidance. 

The Careers Centre is open for drop-in advice and guidance.

Edward Llywd Centre - Lecture Theatre B

Also in the Edward Llwyd Centre, the Criminology and Criminal Justice team will be providing a series of talks:

10.30am Welcome by Associate Head for the School of Social & Life Sciences, Dr Caroline Hughes

10.40am Understanding and Working with Crime’ by Dr Iolo Madoc-Jones

11.45am All you need to know’ about studying with us, by Dr Sarah Dubberley & Dr Caro Gorden

Business School - B105

Presentation takes place at 10.30am

1-to-1 interviews from Business School

North Wales School of Art & Design

Subject-specific talks

10.30am Design Communication

Covering Illustration,  Illustration for Children’s Publishing, Graphic Novels, Graphic Design, Film and Photography, Animation, Visual Effects and Game Art

11.20am Fine and Applied Arts

Covering Applied Art – Ceramics, Glass Jewellery and Metal Work.  Fine Art – Sculpture, Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Installation, Video and Lens based digital media

12.15pm Portfolio Surgery

An informal conversation/Q&A with the Head of School for applicants wishing to know more about how to put together a great application portfolio - with some top tips on how to present and discuss your work, advice on general and specific art, media and design-related topics, and whether you’re applying for Media, Fine Art, Applied Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation, Game Art, Film and Photography or any of the other creative, arts-based courses we offer.

Guided tours of the building will take place at:

10.15am               11.15am               12.15pm               1.15pm

NB: The art school is based just off campus, on Regent Street.  Shuttle buses will be available throughout the day to take visitors between here and the main campus.

John Troth Lecture Theatre

Subject-specific talks

10.30am – Youth & Community Work

11.00am – Occupational Therapy

11.30am – Education, Childhood & Family Studies

12.00pm – Health

12.30pm – Engineering


Robot demonstrations will take place throughout the open day in the computing labs in B/C Corridor of the main building