Open Day FAQs

Here are a number of questions frequently asked by visitors planning to attend our open days.

Do I have to book to attend an open day?

We ask all visitors to book a place on our open day in advance. You can book your place here.

On the day registration is possible, but will delay the start of your visit.

Do I need to book tickets for accompanying relatives and friends?

Only prospective students are required to book a ticket. Any accompanying relatives or friends do not require tickets.

Will I receive confirmation of my booking?

You will receive an email from eventbrite confirming your booking and ticket within a few minutes. If you have not received this, or have any questions please contact

Do I need to register on the day?

All visitors are required to register their attendance on the day. You will have received a pdf ticket after booking, please print this off and bring it with you to use our Express Registration. If you are unable to print the ticket off don’t worry, our student ambassadors will explain how to register when you arrive. After you register you’ll receive a lanyard and an event programme.

**Check which campus to visit first and register at the welcome marquee:

Bay Campus

Singleton Park Campus

Engineering (all disciplines)

Sport and Exercise Science

School of Management



All other subjects

If you need to rush off to your first session/activity when you arrive at the open day, don’t worry, you can register at any point in the day when you have a spare 5 minutes.

I need to make a change to my booking?

If you need to make any changes to your booking, contact

Will I receive a programme or other information before an open day?

All information is sent via email. The Open Day Programme - October 2016  can be downloaded two weeks before the event, you don’t need to print this off as there will be plenty of copies available to pick up on the day.

Can I bring family and friends?

Yes, everyone is welcome to attend and only prospective students require a ticket. However, we do ask that you let us know how many people will be coming with you on the booking form.

How do I get to Swansea University?

Full open day travel and parking directions are available here.

Where can I park?

Please follow the open day travel and parking directions available here.

Do I need to book to attend a talk?

No. Places for all sessions are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Many sessions are repeated throughout the day to allow you to attend as much as possible.

Can I attend more than one subject talk?

Yes. Many visitors will be interested in more than one subject and it’s entirely up to you to decide which sessions to attend. Most talks are repeated throughout the day, but please check the open day programme to plan your day. Staff from all of our academic departments will also be available in the information fair in the Library and Information Centre from 10am to 2pm.

Can we see the student accommodation?

Yes. Tours of our Singleton Park Accommodation and Bay Campus accommodation run throughout the day, full information is available in the open day programme. Bus tours to Hendrefoelan Student Village will also run throughout the day. Full details are available in the open day programme.

Can I go on a campus tour?

Yes. Campus tours led by our student ambassadors will be running on both the Singleton Park, and Bay Campus throughout the open day.

Where can I stay overnight?

Swansea has a wide range of accommodation options. Please see the Swansea Council tourism website for more details.

No accommodation is available for open day visitors in university residences.

What happens if I can’t attend an open day?

If you are unable to attend an open day you can book onto one of our other dates throughout the year. We also offer a range of alternative ways to visit us.