There is plenty for you to see at our virtual undergraduate Open Day. On this page, you will find information to help you plan your day.
We estimate you'll need around two hours to explore everything. In preparation for the day, you will need to:
We recommend that before the virtual Open Day, you first set up a profile on our system.
This only takes a few minutes, here's how you can do it:
The virtual Open Day has separate areas with specific information in each. When you have logged in, use the blue buttons on the Open Day screen to access the areas you would like to visit.
Click on the presentations button to enter the Auditorium – here you'll find:
The Welcome Talk runs at 10am.
Our speaker will join live after the talk – you can wait in the Auditorium to hear from them.
The Welcome Talk will be available on-demand in the Presentations area after the scheduled end time.
Make sure you watch a subject talk! It is probably the most important thing to do during the virtual Open Day. The talk will go into detail about your course, the staff and the facilities at Kingston University.
You can also speak to academics until 1.30pm in the subject booths found under the subject areas button. Just find your subject of interest and click on the 'ask a question' button on the top right of the pop up. This will take you to the chat room, where you can ask any questions you like!
The subject talks will be available, on-demand, in the Presentations area.
Other talks, available to watch on-demand in the Presentations area, include:
You can find out more about these talks in the sections below.
We are running a number of Q&A sessions for different subject areas throughout the day, at the following times:
Enter the subject areas to view everything you need to know about studying your course of interest at Kingston University.
In each subject booth, you can click on the 'ask a question' button to speak directly to staff and academics. You'll be able to get answers to all the questions you have about your preferred subject.
The student life area is all about studying at Kingston. There will be live chat areas, information to download, videos to watch and various other content.
Information will be available on:
Here you can find your home away from home! Check out our halls of residence through videos that show you all the different rooms and locations. You'll be able to find out about the varied options available to you, speak to the accommodation team and ask about all the halls options on campus.
There is also an Accommodation talk available to watch on demand in the presentations area and under the webcast icon in the Accommodation booth.
Watch a lightning tour of Kingston made by one of our students, Alberto. Hear from friendly student ambassadors who can tell you all about the town, its nightlife, markets, restaurants, shopping and more.
Meet the student union team and find out everything you could ever want to know about the many sports clubs and societies you'll be able to join as a member of the Union of Kingston Students. Chat and network with other students and find out their plans for Freshers and more.
There is also a Meet the Student Union talk available to watch on demand in the presentations area and under the webcast icon in the Union of Kingston Students Booth.
The student support area is all about the support that will be available to you whilst studying at Kingston University.
Our Home, EU and International admissions team members will be here to provide you with advice and guidance on all things admissions-related at Kingston University. Find out about the decision-making process and speak to staff about entry criteria, interviews, portfolios and the whole application process. You can request to chat with expert staff on a one-to-one basis.
There are also talks on Applying through UCAS and How to apply through Clearing, available to watch on demand in the presentations area and under the webcast icon in the Admissions booth.
Our Careers and Employability team can help you find work – whether to gain experience whilst you study, try volunteering opportunities or find work after you graduate. The team works with a wide variety of employers and has many industry links. You will be able to ask the team anything you like about employment opportunities before, during and after your time at Kingston. You can also find out about work opportunities as a student representative at Kingston through our Student Ambassador scheme.
There is also a Careers and Employability talk available to watch on demand in the presentations area and under the webcast icon in the Careers and Employability booth.
Here you will find a very useful presentation on finance and funding for undergraduate students. You can find information and speak to staff about finance-related matters, student loan applications and how the whole system works. The team are available throughout the day to explain the financial support available.
There is also an Understanding Student Finance (for UK and EU students only) talk available to watch on demand in the presentations area and under the webcast icon in the Student Finance booth.
Please note: the information available relates to Home and EU students only. For informational on international student fees and funding, please visit the International booth.
Discover more about joining Kingston University as an international student. The team will talk you through the process in a presentation that includes details on how to apply, international qualifications, entry requirements, or any other general questions you might have as an international student. You can speak to staff, ask any questions you like and watch videos from other international students on what it's like to study at Kingston.
Our Networking Lounge will be open after the event until 6pm, so you can continue to chat with our friendly student ambassadors and staff, if you can't join us until later.
There is also an International Students talk available to watch on demand in the presentations area and under the webcast icon in the International booth.
We are committed to providing you with a wide range of opportunities to make the most of your university experience. Our friendly teams are here for you from the moment you arrive. They provide expert advice and guidance, ensuring you have what you need to succeed and are well looked after while you're here with us. Teams in this area include:
Find out more details about opportunities for Kingston University students.
The health and wellbeing of all our students is paramount, especially now. We want you to feel supported whilst at university, so our friendly and helpful advice team are on-hand to answer questions, either in a group chat or on a one-to-one basis. Our specialist teams can answer questions on:
There is also a Disability and Wellbeing talk available to watch on demand in the presentations area and under the webcast icon in the Student Support booth.
Visit the Resource Centre. Here you'll be able to view the Kingston University prospectus, read a guide to writing your personal statement and get other useful downloadable leaflets and information on studying at Kingston University.
Pop in to our Networking Lounge at any time during the day to speak to our friendly student ambassadors, our alumni and the Union of Kingston Students, with any questions you have on studying at Kingston University.
You can also meet up with other attendees, and possible future classmates, to discuss anything you've seen during the event.
Although our Open Day ends at 1.30pm, the Networking Lounge will also be open until 6pm, if you can't join us until later.
You can create your own personal schedule for the Open Day. Just click on the clock icon in the top right-hand corner of the virtual Open Day screen and add the events you are interested in to 'My Agenda'.
You can jump straight to an event by clicking on the event name listed on the Agenda. This can save you time when going from area to area.
You will have a personal profile for the virtual Open Day. We strongly recommend that you update your profile before you start the Open Day – you can make your profile as much fun as you like!
To access your profile, click on the cog icon in the top right-hand corner of the Open Day screen and select 'Your profile' from the menu.
You can also access chats and messages via your profile.
Lost? Don't know where to go next? Need some advice about where to find a particular subject presentation?
Please come to our help desk – we are here to help.
There are loads of useful resources – such as course leaflets and info on finance and funding – in the documents section of each booth you enter. You'll be able to save them all in your personal event bag.
Once you've collected the resources you need, you can access your event bag from your profile section and download all your saved documents.
Subject talks are listed in alphabetical order below. The talks run on-demand in the Presentations area.