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Wrexham Glyndŵr University Open Day,
Sat, March 3, 10am-2pm


Below is an estimated timetable for the March 3 open day. Times will be confirmed closer to the date.

Sports Hall

Registration 10am – 1pm (the University will remain open to visitors until 2pm)

Academic staff will be available in the sports hall from 10am to 2pm

  • Science department providing tours of lab facilities.
  • Tutors from Creative Media Technology showcasing our TV, Sound and Music Technology facilities within the Centre for Creative Industries.
  • Find out more about our Merlin flight simulator and the home of Glyndwr Racing in our Engineering Department.
  • 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.


Edward Llwyd Centre Lecture Theatre A

11am               Sports Coaching & Football

12pm               Engineering

Edward Llwyd Centre Lecture Theatre B

11am               Welcome Address by Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. Claire Taylor, followed by accommodation talk

12.15pm         Accommodation talk

1.15pm           Accommodation talk  

A room within our student village accommodation block will be available to view outside of these hours if you are unable to make the talks.

Disability Support will be available in the library to provide one-to-one advice and guidance. 

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


John Troth Lecture Theatre A

11am                    Occupational Therapy

12.15pm               Education, Family and Childhood Studies

1.15pm                 Public Health & Mental Health


School of Creative Arts

Subject-specific talks/workshops

11.30am          Design (including Animation, Game Art, Graphic Design, Graphic Novels, Illustration, Visual Effects)

12pm               Portfolio Workshop

1pm                 Applied & Fine Arts (including Ceramics, Glass, Jewellery, Metal Work, Drawing, Installation, Painting, Printmaking, Photography & Film, Sculpture)

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.

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The Study

12pm        Interpreting Texts

What does it mean to interpret a text critically? It means questioning what you read and thinking about what the author wants you to believe. Join us for this Interpreting Texts taster session. Delivered by staff teaching the English and Creative Writing courses, this taster session will focus on an extract from a well-known text and introduce you to the skills required to do a close reading of the text. No prior knowledge or experience necessary.


Terry Hands Studio

10am-2pm        Tours of the learning studios and performance spaces in Terry Hands Studio and Catrin Finch Centre

Come and visit the Terry Hands Studio and the Catrin Finch Centre for a tour of our rooms / learning studios and performance spaces. There will be an opportunity for you to meet departmental staff and understand more about the content and curriculum of the degree.


Centre for Creative Industries

10am-2pm        Tours of the building and state-of-the-art facilities for Creative Media Production. 

12pm                Social Media for Creatives

This half hour session looks at harnessing the power of social media as a powerful promotional and communications tool for journalists, creative professionals and well, basically, anyone. It’s a taster of the sort of subjects we cover on our BA (Hons) Broadcasting, Journalism and Media Communications and BA (Hons) Journalism degree programmes here at Wrexham Glyndwr University. Come along and find out more about the benefits of using social media and some dos and don’ts when it comes to making the most of the opportunities it offers. 

1pm                   Theatre, Television and Performance Workshop

Acting and performing for TV and theatre have always been closely linked, but you need an impressive set of skills to make sure you shine at both. Come along to this half hour workshop led by one of our final year students who will offer some first-hand advice on what it is like to study Theatre, Television and Performance at Glyndŵr.


Room C108

11.30am          Built Environment


Room B118a - PlaySpace

10am - 2pm        Demonstrations of 3-D Printing, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Motion Capture


Students' Union

Representatives from Wrexham Glyndwr SU, including societies and sports teams will be available from 10am to 2pm in the Student Lounge.


Northop Campus

For all students interested in the following programmes: Animal Studies, Animal Science, Equine Science and Welfare Management as well as Foundation Year Bioscience, our Northop campus will be holding a subject specific open day from 10am - 2pm.

10am              Arrival and welcome

10.10am        Overview of Natural Environment programmes with course leaders

10.45am        Tour of the site including woodlands, animal unit and equine yard

11.20am         Practical workshop at Small Animals Centre

12pm              Break for lunch

12.40pm         Breakout talks including:

                       a) Talk for offer holders

                       b) Parent/Guardian Q&A (including Finance)

                       c) Applicant workshop

1.10pm           Tour of on-site accommodation, Corbishley Hall

1.25pm           Q&A session

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