The Virtual Open Day will give you the chance to learn more about us, chat to our academic team and current students, as well as access any additional information about anything from Accommodation, Student Finance, Admissions to the Student’s Union.

Click on the dropdowns below to find out how to access the event, our top tips for preparing ahead of time and what to expect during the Open Day.

Accessing the event
  • Complete the registration form to sign up for your chosen UCFB or GIS open day - you can register by clicking here
  • Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing the schedule, as well as the link to access the Virtual Open Day. Please note, the link will not go live until the day of the event.
  • If you misplace this email, do not worry. You will receive a reminder email on the day of the event.
Before the event
  • Highlight which live sessions you would like to attend and create your own schedule for the day.
  • Prepare a list of questions you would like to ask our staff & student ambassadors.
  • Create your Unibuddy account to be able to access our live student Q&A sessions and chat with our academics and other staff. You can do so here -
On the day

Once you have logged on to the event, we recommend you start your time with us by watching our live welcome presentation. This will introduce you to UCFB or GIS and outline the schedule for the day.

Throughout the Open Day there will be lots of on demand and live content for you to choose from, we recommend checking out;


Watch a range of on-demand and live presentations including a personal statement workshop, admissions advice, student finance and student services support.

Campus tours

Take a virtual tour of the iconic campus which will be your academic home for three years.

Live chat

Throughout the event, our Academic staff and student support departments will be available live to answer your questions

Live student Q&As

We have a number of our existing students who will be appearing live answering questions on their experiences at UCFB or GIS.

Dedicated degree presentations

Our Academic team have recorded their usual Open Day presentations so you can learn more about the modules, assessment methods, work experience and career pathways for your chosen degree programme.

If you have any further questions about our events, please feel free to contact us at

For more information about our Open Days, you can check out our FAQs here.

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At our physical and virtual events you will meet and hear from our hugely experienced academic team, view our cutting edge facilities and ask any questions that you have about life at UCFB and GIS.

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