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Parent and prospective student visiting the university

Open days

Open days give you the chance to find out more about the challenges, opportunities and rewards of academic and social life at The University of Manchester – and explore our bustling campus and exciting city for yourself.

You'll learn about subjects that you’re interested in, meet current students and staff, tour our campus and facilities, and get a real feel for Manchester student life.


Forthcoming open days

  • Friday, 23 June 2017
  • Saturday, 24 June 2017
  • Saturday, 30 September 2017
  • Saturday, 14 October 2017

All open days run from 9.30am to 4pm. 

The programme for June is available to download now. (PDF document, 4.3MB)

Registration for the September and October open days will open in July.

Watch the 'Introducing Manchester' talk, recorded at the open day on Saturday, 1 October, below.


Your chance to win a prize on the day

Tweet us a picture on the day using #UoMOpenDay for your chance to win a prize worth over £50. The more creative the picture, the better chance you’ll have of winning! Terms and conditions apply.

Terms and conditions

The competition is not open to current staff or students at The University of Manchester.
The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Winners will be notified via social media during their visit to the open day.
All prizes are non-transferable and no cash alternative is available.