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We look forward to welcoming you to Kingston University!
There is plenty for you to see and explore at the undergraduate Open Day. On this page, you will find information to help you plan your day. We recommend you allow 3 to 4 hours to experience everything on offer.
Find out about the Kingston experience through our lively welcome talk.
This is where you can attend subject-specific events and learn more about your preferred course.
If you can't see your subject of interest in the list below, your course may be taught on a different campus.
Check the time of your subject talk and plan the rest of your Open Day activities around that. See below for when our campus tours and exhibitions are running.
The Student Services Exhibition is where you can pick up information about the University's main student services. This will include accommodation, admissions, careers and employability, disability and mental health, international, student funding and more.
You'll have the chance to speak to experienced staff at these stands and find out more about the University. It's a good idea to plan ahead and perhaps write down your questions in advance so you don't forget something important on the day.
You can use the intersite bus service to travel between our campuses during the Open Day event.
A tour will be provide as part of your subject talk. The guided tour will take you around campus so you can explore the facilities at Roehampton Vale.
Roehampton Vale campus is located just three miles from Kingston town centre, with easy access by public transport.
The 85 and K3 buses stop outside the campus. For further information, visit the Transport for London website.
London buses no longer accept cash, but you can pay using an Oyster travelcard or with a contactless credit card. More information on fares and payments can be found on the TfL buses website.
We also run a free intersite bus service for students, staff and visitors.The KU1 connects this campus with Kingston and Surbiton mainline train stations and Kingston town centre.
Trains run regularly from London Waterloo to Kingston station (midweek four trains per hour, journey times 28-33 minutes), which is in Travelcard Zone 6. For further information and timetables, visit the National Rail Enquiries website.
On-site parking facilities are very limited and will only be open until 2 pm at the Roehampton Vale campus.
We strongly recommend Open Day visitors use the excellent public transport links instead of driving.
Alternatively, parking will be available at our Kingston Hill campus and is free of charge. Places will be available on a first come first served basis. You can then take our free shuttle bus service to the Roehampton Vale campus which leaves every 20 minutes and takes 5-10 minutes.
Free car parking is available on all sites for blue badge holders.
All car park users agree to the University car parking terms and conditions.
There is a network of cycle routes adjacent to most university sites. Cycle parking facilities are available on all sites, including halls of residence. For further information, visit the Cycle Kingston website.
Heathrow and Gatwick airports international airports are the closest to Kingston, with coaches, buses and trains linking the airports with the town.
A free University shuttle bus will run throughout the Open Day every 20 minutes. Look out for our friendly student ambassadors in the brightly coloured tops who can help direct you.
The shuttle buses call at the following campuses and stops:
The journey between Roehampton Vale and Kingston Hill takes about 5 minutes.
The journey between Kingston Hill and Penrhyn Road takes about 20 minutes (dependent on traffic).
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Please call us on +44 (0)20 3510 0106 if you have any queries about the Open Day at Roehampton Vale campus.