Not yet booked your place on one of our Open Days yet? Our next big event is happening on Saturday 15 June. You can register your place now.

There is nothing we love more than inviting students and their families/guests to our Open Days. They are a fun event where the campus is buzzing, and you get valuable insight in to what life is like at Essex and Essex Business School.

So, here is everything you need to know about visiting us at a University of Essex Open Day.

What to expect

Whether you're looking to study at an undergraduate or postgraduate level, as a guest of the Open Day you will be given the chance to attend a host of general talks and subject specific taster sessions. These will cover everything you need to know about studying at university including accommodation talks, student finance, scholarships and much more. You’ll be invited to wander around our sparkling sports arena which will have a stand from every department at the university so that you can chat to staff and academics and no doubt get a few sought-after Essex freebies!

So, why attend an Open Day at the University of Essex?

Hear from our specialist academics and get a taste of your future course

From our perspective at Essex Business School, not only will you get the opportunity to chat with academics from each of our main UG subject areas, you will get to experience what it means to be an Essex Business School student. You will get to talk to academics from: 

For each subject area, we will be holding several Essex Business School taster sessions to give you a taste of what could be your future course – these are subject-specific and will be hosted by our expert academics. This will give you a more detailed insight into the course you’re interested in and will also give you a glimpse into the subject matter. 

Essex Business School postgraduate drop-in hub

This June Open Day, our exclusive Essex Business School postgraduate drop-in hub will be held in Bonds cafe (located in the Essex Business School building), between the hours of 12 noon and 2pm.

You will have the opportunity to meet our postgraduate degree experts and talk to them on a 1:1 basis about our postgraduate offering, and they will answer any questions you may have.

During this event you will also have the opportunity to enjoy a campus and accommodation tour and you will also be able to enjoy a bespoke tour of
Essex Business School and its unique facilities.

Our Scholarships Team will be on hand at the main Sports Arena to discuss with you the portfolio of scholarships available to our incoming postgraduate students.

Meet your future community

You’ll also have the opportunity to chat with current students from Essex Business School.  They are living the university dream at the moment, and this is your chance to get as much information and top tips from them about what it’s like to study at Essex Business School as possible! You can ask them questions from what it’s like to live on campus, what’s the best accommodation, to what the social life is like and much more.

Got a burning question? You can talk to our students on live chat!

Take a tour of your new home

Along with tours of campus, accommodation and wider university facilities, you will also be given the opportunity to have a tour of our unique business school building from the Jurassic-style winter garden to our very own Bloomberg Trading Floor.

Interested? Then get yourself booked onto our June Open Day

We can’t wait to meet you.

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