University Open Days
Most universities in Australia have Open Days of some description. Some provide Campus Tours and other options. Many also have Information Sessions for specific groups of people such as future students, parents, career markets, etc.. Many also have documents you can download.
All universities are listed below with relevant Open Day, Campus Tour and related information indicated.
Visit Five Tips for Tackling Open Days. This site offers common sense advice in just five tips. Other sites include Seven ways to make the most of Open Day [LaTrobe University] and How to make the most of uni open days [Victoria University].
If considering university study, you should take the opportunity to be part of one of these events at the university [or universities] of your choice. You will not only find information about the academic side of university life [courses, processes, requirements, etc.], but information about the social, accommodation and support aspects, which are designed to help you gain success.
‘Let us give you a tour of your local ACU campus, discuss your study options with our friendly lecturers, staff and students, and get a sense of what your future might be like at ACU’. You can book a New ! Campus tour through this page [Currently suspended due to COVID-19]. However, New ! Virtual Tours of 6 different campuses are now available.
New dates for 2020 coming soon.
‘Open Day at ANU will help you discover all our campus has to offer, with advice available on courses, enrolment and university life. Take a tour, or chat to the many researchers and students who will be on hand’.
There is now a Virtual Open Day. Details and registration from the above site.
‘Attend Open Day and you’ll receive an all-access pass to our campus so that you can
explore every area that interests you’.
Campus tours available. Visit the Campus Tours page for further details
25 July 2020.
‘Open Day is the ideal opportunity for you and your family to explore your local CQUniversity campus and find out more about your options for further study at university. Get involved in tours and activities, talk with our lecturers, program and career advisors about the right degree option to suit your aspirations’.
Virtual Open Days to be held on 1 and 15 August 2020.
‘We’re throwing open the doors at CDU to give you the chance to explore the new facilities on campus and to find out the study options on offer on campus or through flexible and online delivery technologies’.
23 August 2020 [Casuarina Campus].
You can also use the Campus Tour program, which ‘lets you take a personalised tour of a CSU campus at a time that suits you, any working day of the year. Tours available Monday - Friday in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Parramatta and Wagga Wagga’. Note : 3 working days’ notice is required for booking.
2 [Port Macquarie], 9 [Wagga Wagga], 16 [Albury-Wodonga], 23 [Bathurst] and 30 [Orange] August; 5 [Dubbo] September 2020
‘Open Day is your chance to explore the Curtin campus, learn about courses, speak to lecturers and current students, participate in activities and have lots of fun’.
16 August 2020.
‘Deakin’s Open Days are a fun and informative way for you to gain valuable information on courses and facilities as well as experiencing the University environment for yourself’. Be sure to check the “Events” menu !
2 [Warrnambool], 16 [Waurn Ponds and Geelong Waterfront] and 23 [Burwood] August 2020.
‘ECU’s Open Days. It’s when we open our doors to everyone and it’s your chance to chat, explore, watch, listen or just soak up the atmosphere’. Covers Joondalup and Mt Lawley campuses. There are also Campus Tours detailed on the site.
Virtual Open Days will be held on 12 and 13 June 2020 [10am-5pm] for International students and 9 August 2020 [10am-3pm] for domestic students.
‘You’ll get a taste of uni life, meet mentors and find out more about our 750 programs, so lock the date in your diary and visit us on Open Day. Want to know more ? Give us a call or send us an email. Post Open Day Tours are also held during the September school holidays and are designed especially for people who can’t attend Open Day’. Campus tours can be arranged by using this link.
16 August 2020 [Ballarat, Berwick, Gippsland].
‘Flinders University’s Open Days are a great opportunity to explore our courses and campus : join us at our Open Day hub, participate in tours and attend information sessions’.
14 and 15 August 2020.
‘Know what you want’. Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank.
9 August 2020.
The above link is for the Cairns Campus Open Day. Information about the Open Day at the Townsville Campus is at this site. ‘A great opportunity to find out more about your local university - whether you are interested in starting, changing or furthering your career’. There is also a Virtual Open Day where you can ‘Explore JCU’s campuses, facilities and courses from the comfort of your own home’.
9 [Townsville] and 23 [Cairns] August 2020. Virtual Open Day, 15 September 2020..
This Open Day, we’re going virtual. Get an all-access pass to La Trobe with exclusive webinars, live Q&As and insights from staff and students. Melbourne Open Day - 2 August 2020 and Regional Open Day 23 August 2020.
‘If you’re considering studying at university you won’t want to miss Macquarie’s Open Day’. Campus Tours information is found here.
15 August 2020.
‘You get a chance to talk to staff and current students, view the facilities and take part in activities’. You can also visit the Student Life and Support section every day of the year. Monash Information Evenings details can be found here.
1 [Peninsula], 2 [Caulfield, Clayton] and 16 [Parkville] August 2020.
‘Join us at Murdoch South Street campus to open your mind to new possibilities and experience what your life could be like as a Murdoch student’.
26 July 2020.
‘Nothing beats seeing QUT for yourself. So don’t miss QUT Open Day. It’s your chance to get behind the scenes, access all areas and talk to the people who can give you the facts’.
26 July 2020 [Gardens Point Campus].
‘Open Day is when all three Melbourne campuses, City, Brunswick and Bundoora open their doors. Come along and see for yourself what makes RMIT a global university of technology and design’.
RMIT’s Open Day is going virtual - Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August 2020.
‘At Southern Cross University you don’t need to wait for an open day to visit. Take a guided
Campus Tour when it’s convenient to you
! Visit SCU Monday to Friday and have a personal tour from an experienced Student Ambassador’ You can use the following
firstname.lastname@example.org or 1800 246 481.
New dates for 2021 will be added as soon as these are known.
Registration link, other information on several topics including competitions and travel grants for rural students.
Provides date, time, place and links to event details for each. You can also find details about their Virtual Open Day here.
See their Events and Workshops page for specific details at different venues.
‘Hear talks on all aspects of uni life - everything from the range of programs on offer,
to the cost of studying. You’ll meet the uni team, learn your way around and get the chance to ask any questions about
courses and what to expect on campus’. This site is for high school students. The
Open Day site for all prospective students is here.
You can now get an app - UA Xplorer [Android or Apple] that ‘provides a unique, tailored tour experience that can be used either while on campus or from afar’.
16 August 2020 [North Terrace Campus].
‘Explore the campus and discover the facilities and services that will make your time at university both productive and rewarding. Talk to our clubs and societies about campus life and enjoy the free entertainment’.
22 August 2020.
A recent addition to the university ranks in Australia.
New date for 2020 will be added as soon as this is known.
You can take Campus Tours to see more of the university grounds. Parkville and Southbank Campuses.
16 August 2020.
Click on “Future Students” in menu. ‘Where students can chat to staff and students from every faculty, tour the facilities and even catch one of the many demonstrations or info sessions’. There are also Year 10 Campus Tours available.
1 [Central Coast] and 29 [Newcastle] August 2020.
You can also organise to have a Campus Tour. Tours can be taken year round.
New date for 2021 will be added as soon as this is known.
Details are provided on the above page for the Fremantle campus. They also have Campus Tours at the Fremantle Campus every Friday. Sydney information is found here. That Open Day occurred in February.
11 August 2020 [Fremantle].
‘See below for a taste for what UNSW Open Day is all about’. You can also organise Campus Tours on this day. A separate ADFA Open Day is also held in Canberra.
5 September 2020 [Sydney].
‘UQ Open Day is all about you. It’s about your experience, your choices, your future and reaching your full potential through everything UQ has to offer’.
2 August [St Lucia Campus] and 16 August [Gatton Campus] 2020.
‘Hear from lecturers, students and graduates. You can ask questions, explore our facilities and make sure you’re choosing the degree program that is right for your future’.
16 August 2020 [City West and City East].
‘Open Day - take a few hours out of your day to come and visit us and experience everything that USQ has to offer - your dream of a university education could be closer than you think’.
16 [Toowoomba], 25 [Springfield] and 30 [Ipswich] August 2020.
‘Find out how to open your mind at Sydney Uni Open Day. Talk to the faculty representatives, career experts and admissions advisers at the information booths in the Quadrangle. Between them, they can answer all your questions’.
Going to move online. Dates yet to be finalised.
‘Do you want to know more about your study options ? Looking to enhance or revive your career ? Or just wanting to find out about what UTAS can offer you ? Come to Open Day’.
2 August [Hobart], 8 August [Launceston], 9 August [Burnie] and 29 August [Sydney] 2020.
‘UTS Open Day is designed to help you make the right decisions about your university education. Stop by and find out what options are available to you’. Experience UTS in VR ‘Take a tour of our campus. Explore our facilities and teaching, look at the range of support services we have on offer and experience student life on and around campus’. App in various formats.
August 2020. Our program is scheduled to go live in July.
‘Come and discover everything your university can offer. Tour the facilities, attend information sessions,
meet the staff and students, and get your first taste of student life’. Campus Tours and Information Session available
throughout the year.
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19 July 2020 Online.
‘Come and find out about the courses on offer, career options, scholarship opportunities, our valuable research, community programs and facilities. There’s also residential college tours, hand-on activities, and more. You can also choose between a guided, aerial/interactive or audio based Campus Tour using this link.
UWA Virtual Open Day - 2 August 2020.
Download an Open Day App. For information regarding Future Student Events, visit these pages. This includes details about Information Evenings held across southern and western NSW. ‘If you’d like to visit UoW before then – we run tours of our Wollongong and South Western Sydney campuses every Friday’ You can Book a Tour today using this link.
8 August 2020.
‘Look for course information, or you can take a Trades Facilities Tour of our Sunshine Campus - every Wednesday, Sunshine campus hosts an information session and tour of the trades facilities. You will learn how to launch your career in carpentry, plumbing, bricklaying, electrotechnology and more trades’. Also see the advice link at the top of the page.
16 August 2020 [Footscray Park].
‘The WSU Open Day is all about giving you a front row seat to university life and your study options. The choices are diverse. Come along and see for yourself. On the first Friday of each month we open our doors to prospective students, their family and the general public. Take one of our guided Campus Tours and see what life at Western is really like’. Exact dates and name of the campus on each date is provided on the page. Registration via the page and contact details to find out more, either by phone or email.
16 August 2020 [Parramatta City and Parramatta South].