Greenwich opens its doors to potential students

Date of release: Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A2032-Sunday-Times-Uni-Guide-2012-Anyone wanting to find out more about studying at the University of Greenwich is invited to an Open Day taking place at all three of its campuses on Saturday, October 15.

The university is welcoming potential students to its Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway campuses and the Open Day will be of interest to those who want to start a degree course next September.

Students and academics will be on hand to answer questions and show guests around, and there will be displays and talks by staff throughout the day.The Open Day will show prospective students what is on offer and give them a taste of university life.

“Our student ambassadors will be out in force to show people around,” says Beverley Woodhams, Head of Recruitment at the University of Greenwich. “The ambassadors are studying at the university now and can give their views of life here and answer any questions.”

Free transport will be provided between the campuses at Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway so that visitors can see the full range of courses on offer.

The Greenwich Campus is on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the Thames, and the Open Day will include visits to its extensive library as well as to student accommodation and the nearby Students’ Union. Studios used on media and production courses will be open to those attending, as will the drama studio.

The Open Day at Avery Hill, in south east London, will include visits to the architecture studios, while ambassadors from the School of Health & Social Care will also be on hand. At the Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, students from the Schools of Engineering and Science will demonstrate their work.

Beverley Woodhams says: “Our aim is to give potential students as clear an insight into life at the University of Greenwich as possible.”

The Open Day on Saturday, October 15 runs from 10am to 3pm. For more details and to register, visit

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