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 Campus tour through this page [Currently suspended due to COVID-19]. However, Virtual Tours of 6 different campuses are now available.
31 July 2021 [Blacktown]; Brisbane, 7 August 2021 [Brisbane, Canberra and Strathfield Campuses]; 8 August 2021 [Melbourne]; 14 August 2021 [North Sydney]; 15 August 2021 [Ballarat]; Online Open Days - 7 and 8 August 2021, 2-4 pm.
‘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 from the above site. Open Day will be on 21 August 2021 [Canberra].
‘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. There is also now an Open Day on Demand.
Open Day Live broadcast : Saturday, 24 July 2021. Open Day on-campus experience : Saturday, 7 August 2021.
‘Join us online in the comfort of your living room and connect with CQUni’s teaching staff, discover our huge range of TAFE and university courses, and learn more about our outstanding range of online and on campus support services. There are also Open Houses in Mackay and Cairns’.
Virtual Open Days 31 July 2021 and 14 August 2021 and Open Houses in Mackay, 7 August 2021 and Cairns, 15 August 2021. There is also an Information Evening in Sydney on 26 August 2021 [6-8pm AEST]. Also check Online Chats on 15 September, 6 October and 23 November 2021 [3-6pm AEST].
‘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’.
Virtual Open Day online until August 2021. Open Day Day - 21 August 2021, Casuarina.
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. There now also Explore Days for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 held during March of this year.
There was a Virtual Open Day in June 2021. Other Open Days : 1 August [Port Macquarie]; 8 August [Wagga Wagga]; 15 August [Albury-Wodonga]; 22 August [Bathurst] and 29 August 2021 [Orange].
‘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’.
New date for 2022 will be added as soon as this is known.
‘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 !
A Virtual Open Day will be held on 15 August 2021. You can register online for this.
‘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.
New dates for 2022 will be added as soon as these are known.
‘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.
From the comfort of your own home you can explore our Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland and Wimmera campuses. You can also attend the Open Day on 15 August 2021 at Federation University.
‘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’.
This year Flinders Open Days will be held on campus on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 August 2021.
‘Know what you want’. Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank. You can now register using the above page for details of the next Open Day as they are finalised.
Open Day, Sunday 8 August 2021 [Gold Coast, Nathan, South Bank]. You can also still access the Virtual Open Days which ran earlier this year.
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’. Monitor details using the Virtual Open Day FAQs page. You may also be able to access the New ! UniX Roadshow which travels to a range of centres.
Explore the latest at JCU Virtual Open Day and find out how you can become ready today for tomorrow. Unix Roadshow - 9-18 August - [Charters Towers, Ingham, Ayr, Bowen, Moranbah, Mackay, Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Emerald, Biloela or Bundaberg].
1 August 2021. You can register your interest via the button above.
‘If you’re considering studying at university you won’t want to miss Macquarie’s Open Day’. Campus Tours information is found here.
14 August 2021 [North Ryde].
‘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.
‘Digital Open Days : Sunday 25 July and Wednesday 28 July. Campus Discovery Days : Saturday 7 August - Peninsula campus; Sunday 8 August - Clayton and Caulfield campuses; Sunday 15 August - Parkville campus. Get Ready to Apply Expo : Wednesday 1 September 2021’.
‘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’.
Sunday 18 July 2021.
‘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’.
QUT Open Day[s] : 24-25 July 2021.
‘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’.
1 August [Bundoora Campus Open Day]; 1-31 August [Virtual Open Day]; 8 August [Melbourne City Campus Open Day]; 8 August [Brunswick Campus Open Day]; 15 August [Bendigo Flight Training Open Day]; and 22 August 2021 [Point Cook Flight Training Open Day].
‘At Southern Cross University you don’t need to wait for an open day to visit. Take a guided Virtual
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 contacts :
firstname.lastname@example.org or 1800 246 481.
No dates have yet been scheduled for 2021.
Registration link, other information on several topics including competitions and travel grants for rural students.
Visit Swintopia to gain an experience of the university An Open Day will also be held on 1 August 2021.
Provides date, time, place and links to event details for each. You can also find details about their Virtual Open Day here.
Open Day on 21 August 2021.
‘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’.
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’.
Our online platform will be available on Wednesday 11 August, 3pm - 7pm [ACDT]. Our on-campus experience will be on Sunday 15 August 2021, 9:30am - 3pm [ACDT].
‘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’.
21 August 2021 [Bruce].
A recent addition to the university ranks in Australia.
New date for 2021 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.
Explore our seven campuses and find hidden treasures in our virtual tour. An Open Day will also be held on 15 August 2021.
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 Campus Tours available.
Central Coast Open Day [Ourimbah and Central Coast Clinical School in Gosford] Saturday 31 July 2021. Newcastle Open Day [Callaghan and City Campus] Saturday 28 August 2021.
You can also organise to have a Campus Tour. Tours can be taken year round including Virtual Tours during the COVID period.
New date for 2022 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.
Open Day is available every day through New ! Open Day Fremantle [On-demand, 24/7].
21 August 2021 [UNSW Canberra] and 4 September 2021 [UNSW 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’.
St Lucia, 1 August 2021.
‘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’. Last year they had Virtual Open Days and Virtual Campus Tours. Monitor to see if these continue in 2021.
Virtual tours are available all throughout August; 8 August [Mount Gambier]; 15 August [City West & City East]; 22 August [Mawson Lakes]; 25 August [Magill]; 29 August 2021 [Whyalla].
‘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’. This was a Virtual Open Day in 2020. Monitor for 2021.
8 August [Ipswich Campus and Springfield Campus]; 15 August [Toowoomba]; 22 August 2021 [Virtual Open Day].
‘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’. You can watch Info Day TV via this link.
Open Day 2021 [Camperdown/Darlington Campus and Online] - Saturday 28 August 2021.
‘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’.
Open Day is your chance to learn everything about studying with us. We’re currently offering an exciting virtual experience. It’s a great way to explore our campuses, access key information on our units, pathways, scholarships and more. Use the button link above.
‘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’. Now seen as Open Week on Demand. 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.
28 August [Campus]; 31 August 2021 [Online].
‘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. USC Open Day is now online ! Explore this special online
experience’. Campus Tours and Information Session available throughout the year.
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USC Open Day Online 24 July 2021.
‘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.
Open Day 2021 has now been held. If you missed it - ‘You can speak with a Future Students Adviser about your course questions at any time by calling 131 UWA or online via askUWA. We also run a variety of events during the year that you can attend’.
Ran as a Virtual Event in 2020. 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.
7 August 2021 [Wollongong].
‘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.
Virtual Open Day available through the button link above. You can also Register now for Open Day 2021 in August [no actual date provided].
‘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.
15 August 2021. The Mid Year Info Day has now been held.