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.. Some also have documents you can download.
All universities are listed below with relevant Open Day, Campus Tour and related information indicated.
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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’.
22 July [Brisbane]; 13 Melbourne], 26 [Canberra] and 27 [Ballarat] August; 2 [North Sydney] and 9 [Strathfield, Sydney] September 2017.
‘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’.
‘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. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
22 July 2017.
‘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’.
10 [Brisbane], 12 [Bundaberg], 12 [Mackay], 20 [Rockhampton] and 26 [Cairns] and 31
[Adelaide] August; 2 [Emerald], 3 [Gladstone], 5 [Noosa], 6 [Sydney], 7 [Melbourne], 9 [Perth], 10 [Townsville] September
There are also Open Day Online Chat sessions available on 2, 16, 30 August and 13 September 2017. You should register for details using the link above
‘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’.
20 August 2017 [Casuarina Campus].
‘CSU’s open day every day campus tour program 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.
‘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’.
6 August 2017.
‘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 !
6 [Warrnambool], 20 [Geelong - Waterfront and Waurn Ponds] and 27 [Melbourne, Burwood] August 2017. Information can also be found via phone on ☎ 1300 334 733.
Updated ! ‘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.
23 July [Joondalup], 13 August [Mt. Lawley, WAAPA], 27 August [South West] 2017.
‘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.
27 August 2017.
Updated ! ‘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’.
18 and 19 August, 2017.
‘Know what you want’. Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank.
23 [Gold Coast, Nathan, Southbank] July 2017.
‘A great opportunity to find out more about your local university - whether you are interested in starting, changing or furthering your career’. More information about the Open Day at the Townsville Campus is at this site.
13 [Townsville], 20 [Cairns] August 2017.
Find dates and links to Campuses, location maps, tours.
4 [Shepparton], 6 [Melbourne], 12 [Albury-Wodonga] and 16 [Mildura], 27 [Bendigo] August 2016.
‘If you’re considering studying at university you won’t want to miss Macquarie’s Open Day’. Check about pre-registering.
19 August 2017.
‘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.
5 [Peninsula], 6 [Caulfield, Clayton] and 20 [Parkville] August 2017.
‘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’.
30 July 2017.
‘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’.
30 [Gardens Point] July and 20 [Caboolture] August 2017.
Updated ! ‘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’.
13 [City, Brunswick, Bundoora] August 2017.
‘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’. Use this page to contact the university about booking a tour.
Info Days will be held on 4 [Coffs Harbour], 5 [Lismore] and 7 [Gold Coast] December 2017.
Registration link, other information on several topics including competitions and travel grants for rural students.
30 [Hawthorn] July 2017.
Provides date, time, place and links to event details for each.
29 April 2017 [Wakefield Campus, Adelaide].
‘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’.
‘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’.
26 August 2017.
A recent addition to the university ranks in Australia.
You can take Campus Tours to see more of the university grounds. Parkville and Southbank Campuses.
20 [Parkville, Southbank] August 2017.
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.
3 [Port Macquarie Info Session], 12 [Central Coast] and 19 [Newcastle] August 2017.
You can also organise to have a Campus Tour. Tours can be taken year round.
5 May 2017.
Updated ! ‘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.
26 August 2017 [ADFA, Canberra]; 2 September 2017 [Sydney].
Details are provided on this page for both the Fremantle and Sydney campuses. They also have Public Tours at the Fremantle Campus every Friday.
20 [Fremantle ] August and TBC [Sydney] 2017.
‘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’.
6 [St. Lucia]; 20 [Gatton] August 2017.
‘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’.
‘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’.
13 [Toowoomba] and 20 [Springfield] August; 2 [Ipswich] September 2017.
‘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’.
26 August 2017.
Updated ! ‘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’.
30 July 2017 [Sandy Bay]; 6 [Cradle Coast], 12 [Newnham] August 2017; UTAS Showcase 13 August 2017 [Inveresk].
Updated ! ‘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’. New ! 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.
26 [City] August 2017.
‘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. Phone ☎  5456 5000.
‘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 … ’.
13 August 2017.
Download an Open Day App. For information regarding Campus Tours and other Future Student Events, visit these pages. The second includes details about Information Evenings held across southern and western NSW.
Open Day : 19 August, 2017.
‘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’.
20 [Footscray Park] August 2017.
‘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’.
27 August 2017 [Parramatta].