UCAS conventions

UCAS Conventions

In 2016 we will be attending Higher Education Conventions across the country. Come and speak to representatives from Swansea University about the subject areas you're interested in.

Date

Convention

Venue

2-3 March

Manchester

Manchester Central Convention Centre

8 March

Guernsey HE Fair

 

9-10 March

Hampshire and Isle of Wight

University of Portsmouth

10 March

Jersey HE Fair

 

11 March

North London HE Fair

Middlesex University

14-15 March

Surrey

University of Surrey

14-15 March

Bristol

UWE Conference and Exhibition Centre

16-17 March

West London

Brunel University

17 March

Hereford and Worcester

University of Worcester

18 March

Hertfordshire

Wodson Park

21 – 22 March

Sussex

University of Chichester

21 March

North East Wales

Glyndwr University

22 March

West Wales

University of Wales Trinity St David, Carmarthen Campus

23 March

Cardiff

NIAC, Cardiff Metropolitan University

23 March

Dorset

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

23 March

University of Sussex HE Fair

University of Sussex

 

 

 

11 April

Cornwall

Penryn Campus, University of Exeter and Falmouth

12 – 13 April

Exeter

Westpoint Arena, Exeter

13 April

Lincoln

University of Lincoln

18 – 19 April

London

ExCel

19 April

Wiltshire HE Fair

 

20 – 21 April

East Midlands

University of Derby

26 April

Norfolk

University of East Anglia

27 April

Tees Valley

Teeside University, Middlesbrough Campus

28 April

Tyneside

Northumbria University

 

 

 

13- 14 June

Merseyside

University of Liverpool

14 June

Humberside

University of Hull

15 June

North West Wales

Bangor University

15 – 16 June

West and North Yorkshire

University of Bradford

17 June

Sheffield

Sheffield Arena

20 – 21 June

Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

20 – 21 June

Kent and Medway

Medway Campus, University of Greenwich

22 June

Cambridgeshire

Cambridge Campus, Anglia Ruskin University

22 June

South London

University of Greenwich

23 June

East London

Docklands Campus, University of East London

23 – 24 June

Essex

University of Essex

27 – 28 June

Birmingham

NEC

29 June

Staffordshire

Staffordshire University

30 June

Lancashire

Edge Hill University

30 June

Suffolk

University Campus Suffolk

1 July

North and West Cumbria

The Sands Centre, Carlisle

 

 

 

6 – 7 September

Edinburgh

Edinburgh Corn Exchange

13 – 14 September

Glasgow

Glasgow Science Centre

 

You can book your place to attend any of the above conventions through the UCAS website here

Top tips for students attending UCAS conventions

  • Be selective. Make a short list of universities you are interested in and look at their website in advance. If possible, make a note of their stand number too.
  • Be prepared. Think of what you need to know in advance and prepare some questions. Don’t forget to ask about location, transport links, accommodation and the social life.
  • Don’t pick up every prospectus! If a University does not offer any courses you are interested in, you don’t need to pick up their prospectus, it will only end up in the bin!
  • Attend the talks. UCAS fairs will have talks on Student Finance, How to Apply, Student Life and many other topics. Check the convention guide or website for details on times and locations.
  • Speak to the staff. Each university will have a member of staff on the stand who will be able to answer any questions you may have.
  • Pick up a bag! Prospectuses tend to be quite large and heavy, so if you want to carry a lot you’ll need a bag. Stop by the Swansea University stand to pick one up!
  • Try to plan your time so you can see every university you want to. But don’t worry if you can’t get to everyone, you will be able to order a prospectus and find out other information on the university’s website.
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