Talks and activities

At our Open Days you will find a dedicated programme of subject talks, taster lectures and other subject specific activties to help you gain a better understanding of the courses which you want to study.

Open day talk in a lecture theatre

We also offer a range of general interest talks, including Student Finance, Residential Life, the Principal’s Welcome and more to help you make an informed decision about your higher education studies.

Please see below for more details about these talks.

Principal’s Welcome Find out more about the University and the benefits of studying at Queen Mary directly from our Principal at this introductory talk for all potential applicants, their parents and advisers.
Residential Life This talk provides an overview of the required criteria to be a priority applicant for our halls of residence, as well as the different styles and cost of halls and information on alternative housing options.
Student Finance Find out how to fund your undergraduate study, including government funding, as well as bursaries and scholarships from QMUL. This talk will also address the cost of living in London and how to budget for your studies.
Student Life Get an insight into what it's like to study at QMUL from a student's perspective. Led by the Students' Union, you will get an overview of societies, sports clubs and the social scene in London plus the support services available through QMSU.
Sport at Queen Mary An introduction into our sport offering delivered by the Students' Union at Queen Mary. This talk will focus on the whole sporting offer at Queen Mary including our facilities, fitness programmes, sport societies and more.
Careers and Employability QMUL has been consistently in the top 10 UK universities for graduate starting salaries. Our careers team will explain the range of opportunities and support available to help you enhance your career prospects.
Admissions and UCAS Application Process This talk runs through the process of applying through UCAS from initial research through to confirmation of your place, when results are published. It includes handy hints and tips about writing your application and is suitable for applicants, parents and advisers.
Global Opportunities Many of our courses include an integrated year abroad or the option to study abroad. Come along and find out more about the global opportunities and experiences available to you.
Degree Apprenticeships

This talk discusses the wide-ranging industrial experience/professional placement opportunities within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and our exciting partnerships with IBM, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Airbus, JP Morgan, Roche, plus many more.

Taster Lectures

In addition to the subject talks offered at the open day which give you an insight into what the course is about, some of our academic schools also offer a range of interesting taster lectures. These lectures address a variety of fascinating topics which people interested in a variety of subjects will find appealing.

Workshops and demonstrations

Some of our academic schools will also be offering visitors a chance to sample a variety of workshops, clinical sessions, demonstrations and facility tours throughout the day. Please enquire with staff at the Subject Information Points for more information on the day.