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Virtual Reality, duels and skeletons-all this and more at the University of Bradford's open day!


Where can you have the chance to become a TV presenter, take part in a virtual duel, examine a skeleton, set the nation's interest rate or explore the beautiful Emm Lane campus using Virtual Reality?

All of these opportunities will be available at the University of Bradford's open day on Saturday 7 October from 9.30am - 2.30pm.

Taking place at the University’s city campus in the heart of Bradford, the open day will showcase a range of courses from Paramedic Science through to Cyber Security. Visitors will get the opportunity to talk to academics and student ambassadors.

Information will be available on writing UCAS personal statements, dealing with student finance and the opportunities available to students outside of academic work. There will also be advice for parents to support their children’s transition to higher education and information for adults considering returning to education.

In addition, there will be tours of the campus and its award-winning facilities, including student accommodation in The Green, located a stone’s throw from the Lecture Theatres.

Visitors will also get a chance to win to one of 50 pairs of unique University of Bradford Google Cardboard headsets, head to the registration desk in the Atrium to find out more, or visit the for details.

Associate Director (Recruitment Operations) at the University of Bradford, Claire Pryke, said: “Attending our open day is an ideal way to find out more about university life here. It will help you make an informed decision about where to start the next phase of your academic journey. It’s an important decision, and our open day is designed to make sure you get all those questions answered.

“Our courses are designed with industry input from many of the employers who will be sifting through your CV, and as a student here you’ll be taught by the academic experts whose pioneering research is shaping the very future of those industries and professions. You’ll also have the opportunity to go on work placements with some of the world’s biggest names.”

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