Undergraduate Applicant Day

What is an applicant day?

An applicant day is the best way for you to find out further information about University College Birmingham and the course you have applied for. Our applicant days will be held on 4 March 2023 and 29 April 2023.

Have a look below to gain insight into the activities that you can take part in, on the day.

If you are still yet to book onto the Applicant Day, please contact marketing@ucb.ac.uk, and a member of the team will process your booking.

Course taster activities

Whether it’s creating your own mocktail, taking part in a virtual reality task or carrying out a skin analysis treatment; our practical activities will give you first-hand experience of your potential future career!

Meet new friends and future classmates

We know that it can be a little daunting starting a new place of education, and we want you to feel as comfortable as possible. This is why the applicant day is the best way to meet your future classmates and make new friends, before you even start!

Accommodation The Maltings Outside The Cube

Accommodation Tour

As well as the Campus Tour, you will also have the choice of joining our Student Ambassadors to view our Halls of Residence, The Maltings. Only a short 10-minute walk from our campus, The Maltings could be your new home away from home.

Campus Moss House Ground Floor

Campus Tour

Although you have applied to study here with us, you may have missed the opportunity to see all of the facilities that we have to offer. If so, no need to worry, as you will have the option to join a Campus Tour, after your second activity session, ran by our Student Ambassadors.

Support Services

We know that you may still have questions about studying here at University College Birmingham, but our Support Services will be here to help with any concerns. You will be able to speak with Student Finance, Disability Support, Hired and more.

Meet the Guild

If you are thinking about joining a society, sports club or even starting up your own campaign, then make sure to stop by and meet your Guild of Students. You will be able to find out about our clubs, ranging from Cheerleading, Rugby, Netball and Football, to Bakery, Disability, Queer and Drama.

Family and friends session

Bringing someone with you? We welcome parents, carers, friends and family. We have specific sessions to answer all of their questions throughout the day. See the event programme section below for further details.

Event Programme

Applicant day programme

  • 9:30am - 10:15am - Registration
  • 10:15am - 12:00pm - Taster activity
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm - Complementary Lunch
  • 1:0pm - 2:45pm - Taster activity
  • 2:45pm - Campus and Accommodation Tours

You will receive your personalised programme after you make your booking.

Family and friends’ programme

  • 10:15am - 12:00pm - A range of Q&A sessions on topics including student finance, preparing for university, student support at University College Birmingham
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm - Complementary Lunch
  • 1:00pm - 2:45pm – Tour of City Centre
  • 2:45pm – Campus and Accommodation Tours

Why should you join the applicant day?

Our Applicant Day is your opportunity to learn about your course through interactive taster sessions. You will also meet your future tutors and coursemates, which will help you envision yourself studying at University College Birmingham.

Chat with our current students and find out how an applicant day helped them.

Chat with our students

Bringing our students together

We know making friends is an important part of the university experience, and you may be a little nervous about joining us. UCBConnect allows you to get to know others who have also applied for your course, even before you join us for the applicant day! Watch this video to find out how to get started.

Find out more

Have a question about your application?

If you have any questions for our Admissions team, please use our live chat feature to speak to one of our admissions officers (available Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm).

You can also get in touch by completing our enquiry form:

Enquiry Form

Alternatively, you can call 0121 604 1040

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