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Open Days and events

Sign up for the Bradford Experience

The Bradford Experience is your go-to place for exploring the University of Bradford.

Sign up for invites to open days, access to campus tours, and live chats with staff and students.

Experience the University of Bradford today with immediate access to the Virtual Open Day: Anytime.

The Bradford Experience includes:

  • Virtual Open Day: Anytime
  • Virtual Open Day: Live
  • Live Social Media Events
  • Our online campus tour, the Virtual Experience
  • Invites to on-campus Open Days and Campus Visits
  • A regular programme of webinars
  • The chance to take part in Mini MBAs
  • Live chats with staff and students
  • University emails to help you on your journey to university

Plus a bonus event for offer holders:

  • Applicant Experience Days

Live Social Media Events

Got any burning questions about studying at Bradford? Want to know more about student life?

Join us on Facebook and Instagram Stories on Wednesday 19 Jan 17:30-18:30 for our live student Q&A. You'll be able to submit your questions in real-time and have them answered by some of our student ambassadors. 

Find us on Instagram or visit our Facebook page.

Student sat on bed using their phone

Virtual Open Day: Live

Our Virtual Open Day: Live is your opportunity to connect with us in real-time.

It is the perfect way to follow-on from attending the Virtual Open Day: Anytime, where you can view recordings of our subject presentations, find out about the support available at Bradford and find out what life here is like.

After you've done your initial research at the Virtual Open Day: Anytime, come along to our Virtual Open Day: Live to attend real-time Q&As with current students and our expert academics.

You'll have the opportunity to pre-submit any questions, or you can ask them live on the day itself.

A male student in a lecture theatre.

On-campus Open Days

We've missed seeing you on-campus.

On-campus Open Days are a great way to find out what it's actually like to study at the University of Bradford. They are brilliant for meeting lots of people and experiencing a great atmosphere.

You'll be taken on tours of our campus and accommodation, get the chance to speak to current students, and meet the academics who'll be teaching you. 

There are also plenty of talks and activities to get involved with.

Four student ambassadors at an on-campus open day stand

Virtual Open Day: Anytime

Our Virtual Open Day: Anytime helps you get to know us better - in your own time and in your own way.

It gives you the information you need on your journey to university. Watch recordings of our subject presentations, find out about the support on offer at Bradford and get an insight into what life here is like - all from the comfort of your own sofa.

Two male students having a discussion at a computer.

Take a tour of our campus - anytime, anywhere

Our Virtual Experience is a great way to check out campus from the comfort of your own home.

You can take a guided tour of your subject area, and explore accommodation and on-campus facilities. Navigation is easy - it's just like using Google Street View. Dive in and see what you find.

A screenshot from the University of Bradford virtual campus tour


The University of Bradford holds regular webinars throughout the year. They are a great opportunity to get an insight into life at Bradford, as well as useful and practical information which will help guide you through your journey to university.

Our webinars cover a range of topics, such as Student Finance, accommodation, support and specific courses.

A male student sat behind a computer.

Live chats with staff and students

Chat directly to our staff and students to find out what life at Bradford is really like.

You can ask questions about the course you're interested in or hear about our students experiences of studying with us.

Our staff can help answer any course specific enquiries you may have and signpost you to our support services, who can help with any other queries.

Two students having a conversation.

University emails

Receive regular emails from the University of Bradford that will help you throughout your journey to university.

As well as support and guidance for important aspects of the application process, such as applying for student finance, how to make your firm and insurance choices and Clearing, our emails will offer an insight into life at Bradford and what it's like to study here.

A female student using a computer with a student in a 'Team Bradford' hoodie in the background.

Applicant Experience Days

If you receive an offer from us you may also be invited to an Applicant Experience Day.

The online events are designed exclusively for offer holders and will give you a more in-depth feel for your course.

You will meet other offer holders, learn how your course is delivered, find out where a degree in your subject could take you and explore our campus.

You'll get to meet your support team too. They will be there to help get you ready for the rest of the application process and prepare you for life as a university student through a series of interactive presentations and drop-in sessions.

A female student ambassador speaking to prospective students at a 'This is Bradford' open day.