Applicant Days

You have selected University College Birmingham as one of your choices on UCAS - what next?

Why not attend an Applicant Day?

Upcoming dates

Saturday 4th February

Saturday 18th March

Saturday 1st April (Specialist Hair & Media Make-up only) 

Applicant Day FAQs 

What will the day include?

For each subject area there will be two sessions:

  • Session 1: presentation:

Key information regarding the course, modules and work placements delivered by a lecturer - a repeat of the open day presentation. 

  • Session 2: activities:

An interactive taster session to provide you with an insight into your course. This will be followed by a tour of the campus and facilities.

  • Student accommodation:

Take a tour of the halls of residence including The Maltings and Cambrian Hall. You can also find out more information by attending one of the accommodation presentations or speaking to staff from Student Services. 

  • Additional information

Staff will also be on hand from Admissions, Careers (hired@UCB), Finance, Guild of Students, Student Services and Study Support to answer your questions. 

I’ve already attended an open day, is it compulsory to attend the applicant day?

No it is not compulsory, however it's a fantastic opportunity to take another look around and ask any questions you may have before making your final decision. The workshop will also provide you with more information and technical knowledge about your course. 

Can friends or family come along too?

Yes, please indicate on the booking form how many guests you would like to bring.

Does the Applicant Day include an interview?

No, we will contact you if we need you to come in for an interview.

Is parking available?

Unfortunately due to our city centre location we do not have any parking on site .However, there are a number of public car parks within walking distance of UCB. There are also currently major roadworks being carried out in the area which may affect your journey. Directions are available.

Where is the nearest train station?

Birmingham Snow Hill and Birmingham New Street stations are a 10 minute walk from University College Birmingham. You can view a walking map that is available.

Will lunch be provided?  

Yes, there will be refreshments upon arrival as well as a complimentary hot lunch served in our café.  

If you have any questions about the event please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

We look forward to welcoming you to UCB.