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The University of Bradford will be opening its doors to prospective students and their families at its July Open Day.

The Open Day, which is on Saturday July 4, 9am – 3pm, is open to anyone interested in studying at the University. It’s a great opportunity to learn about the courses and facilities on offer, as well as to get a flavour of student life and career prospects.

Claire Pryke, Head of Admissions, UK and Eire Recruitment and Outreach said: “Our July Open Day is set to be our most interactive yet with lots of hands-on activities to inspire and excite prospective students.

“We want visitors to take this opportunity to find out more, not only about the University and Bradford as a whole, but about our courses, our academics, our students and our world-class facilities. Hopefully by the end of the day they’ll have seen enough to know that they want to be part of Team Bradford.”

Highlights of the day include a walk-through crime scene with the opportunity to gather and analyse evidence, the chance to use a flight simulator, experience of being a judge for the day and virtual battles between Game of Thrones character Brienne of Tarth and Judge Dredd. Visitors can also see first-hand the effect different medications have on the human body with demonstrations on patient simulator ‘SIM man’.

All the University’s academic departments will be at the Open Day, with staff available to talk about the courses, entry criteria, and facilities. There will also be an opportunity to find out information on the clubs and societies and experience the range of support available to students, from help with finding a book to assistance finding a job or support with academic or IT needs.

Friendly ambassadors will be on hand to greet visitors and answer any questions. There will also be regular shuttle buses to the Emm lane campus and the city centre is an easy five-minute stroll away where visitors will find the mirror pool, cafes, restaurants and shops.

Visitors will receive complementary drinks vouchers and food is available to purchase across the campus.

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