University Open Days in Winchester 2023

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27 April 2023

Winchester is always worth a visit, but especially if you’re considering studying in the historical city’s university. So a University of Winchester open day is a really great opportunity to do that, as well as explore the campus facilities and get a real feel for student life as it happens around you.

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Our quick and handy guide will give you the key dates you might want to pop in your diary, alongside some of the key information and links to help you get the most of your Winchester University open day. Whether you opt for an in-person open day, a virtual tour or take a self-guided wander around the campus, we’ve got everything you need to know about attending a Winchester University open day.

Not only is the university easily accessible from the train station or by car, you’ll be within easy reach to explore the rest of the city when you’re done. Our student accommodation in Winchester is perfectly placed in city centre locations so you can even pop in and have a chat with our teams who’ll be happy to help answer any questions you might have about student life in Winchester.

Winchester University Undergraduate Open Days 2023

Booking is now open for Winchester University open days taking place on the following dates;

  • Tuesday 13th June 2023 (Open afternoon, 2pm-6pm)
  • Saturday 1st July 2023 (Open day, 9.15am-3.30pm)

It’s an amazing opportunity for you to explore everything Winchester University has to offer including the Winchester Students Union and the options for student accommodation in Winchester, as well as the chance to meet fellow students and staff on your chosen course of study. You can also get to know the support services that will be available to you including financial, academic and welfare at a Winchester University open day.

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Virtual Winchester University Open Days

It may not always be possible to attend an open day in person, luckily with content from the virtual Winchester University Open Day, you can get a feel for the student experience from the comfort of your own home. You can take a virtual look around the scenic campus, the university-owned accommodation and take a look around the facilities for your subject area. It’s available at any time, with no need to register so you’re free to go on a virtual Winchester University Open Day at a time that suits you.

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Campus Visits at Winchester University Open Days 

A Winchester University campus tour won’t necessarily allow you to meet faculty staff or see inside certain buildings, but it’s still a welcome opportunity to get a feel for student life in the historic cathedral city. Simply email and ask for upcoming dates and times for the next campus tours.

You’re welcome to take a self-guided campus tour of Winchester University at any time from Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm. You simply need to visit the reception desk at the uni and pick up a map to help you get around the campus. You’ve also got the option to download an audio-guided tour on the VoiceMap app and search for ‘University of Winchester.’

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Winchester open days FAQs

Do I need to have a place at the university to attend a Winchester University open day?

Not at all, in fact, we encourage students to attend as many open days as they can when they’re deciding which university to go to. Whether you’re considering or already studying at university, be sure to check out our blog for more student advice before you head to your Winchester University Open Day.

Do I need to book to attend Winchester University open day? 

Yes, booking to attend a Winchester University open day is essential to help the university manage numbers on the day and to keep everyone safe. 

How do I get to Winchester University?

To attend a Winchester University open day, head to the uni which is just a 20-minute walk or short bus ride from Winchester train station, as well as being easily accessed by car at the following address: University of Winchester Sparkford Road Winchester Hampshire SO22 4NR.



When the open day is finished, is there much to do in Winchester?

Yes! There’s a lot of fun things for students to do in Winchester. From the bustling bars, restaurants and shops to the city’s stunning cathedral, there’s plenty to explore after a Winchester University open day. Get a feel for student nightlife with our guide to the best student nights in Winchester, or explore local foodie favourites with our guide to the best bottomless brunch in Winchester. If you’d like to pop in and check out our student accommodation in Winchester, simply get in touch with the team who’ll be happy to help you get that sorted.

Student Accommodation in Winchester

Adorned with stunning landmarks, the historical city of Winchester is one of the most desirable places to study in the UK. Set along a peaceful river bordering the rolling south downs, Winchester’s architectural centre offers the best of both countryside and city living; with stunning walking and cycle routes as well as the best galleries, shops, restaurants and bars for you to enjoy. With nearly 10,000 students calling Winchester home, the city is a fantastic option for those who enjoy cultural events across a bustling city, as well as the great outdoors.

Our Winchester student accommodation is conveniently located in premium city centre locations with easy access to the thriving city centre, as well as the University of Winchester and Winchester School of Art. Our accommodation has been designed with your comfort in mind, with superior amenities and all-inclusive rents so you can focus on enjoying your time studying in Winchester.