The open day takes place at the university’s Longdales Road campus in uphill Lincoln between 11am and 4pm and is an opportunity for those considering applying for a place at BGU to find out about the courses and facilities on offer. Visitors to the open day will be able to speak to staff and students, go on a guided tour of the campus and even enjoy a minibus tour of Lincoln city centre.
There is a rolling programme of presentations, DVDs and one-to-one meetings and visitors are encouraged to drop in at any time throughout the day. The university’s student advice team will be available to talk to students and their families about issues such as student finance and the accommodation team will advise on places to live.
Lunch is available between 11.30am and 2pm and snacks and meals are available throughout the day from the Dining Room in Constance Stewart Hall and from Curiositea, the university’s Alice in Wonderland themed coffee shop.
“The weather forecast for this weekend is promising so we’re looking forward to a beautiful sunny day on campus for the open day,” said Louise Stow, Student Recruitment Manager at BGU.
“Our campus is a unique and beautiful place and prospective students really have to visit in person to get a feel for what we’re all about.”
Bishop Grosseteste University is currently spending £4.3m to build new accommodation facilities on campus and recently extended its library to create the £2.5m Cornerstone Building which houses Library Services and the Student Support and Learning Advice teams.
The campus entrance and reception area has also been recently remodelled and Bishop Greaves Theatre has been transformed into The Venue, a state-of-the-art digital cinema.