Open days

​Our open days (#UNOpenDay) are designed for prospective undergraduate students and their families to find out more about the University of Northampton and the courses we offer. Visitors can explore our fantastic campuses and facilities, hear from current students and speak directly to course leaders about life here at the University.

Open days take place 9am-4pm and visitors can enjoy the following activities:

  • attend subject talks led by academic lecturers
  • speak to advisers about admissions, accommodation and student finance
  • hear from current students about their experiences of living and studying at the University
  • view our high quality halls of residences at Avenue Campus and Park Campus as well as our new St John's hall of residence located in the town centre​
  • tour the campuses with one of our student ambassadors
  • enjoy refreshments in our design award winning restaurants and bar facilities at both campuses
  • visit the Northampton Showcase, featuring stands from our local partners including Love Northampton, Saints Rugby Club, Northampton Town Football Club and the County Cricket Club with information about things to see and do in the local area
  • find out about work placement and international travel opportunities at the University


Several open days are held each year, between July and December. Upcoming open days are listed on the homepage of our website, where prospective students can register to attend.​

Campus tours

Campus tours are available throughout an open day, with the first tour at 9:00am and the final tour leaving at approximately 3:45pm. Each tour takes 45 minutes to 1 hour. Our campus tours are conducted by current students, giving you the opportunity to talk to them about their experiences of studying at the University.

All campus tours include:

  • halls of residences
  • academic buildings
  • IT facilities
  • libraries
  • Students' Union
  • student support services
  • on-campus convenience stores, laundrettes, restaurants and cafes


If you are unable to attend one of our open day events we offer campus tours every Wednesday at 1pm - the tours last about an hour and are led by one of our student ambassadors.

Avenue Campus

Book a tour of Avenue Campus for courses in:

  • Performance
  • Art and Design
  • Fashion Media
  • Film and TV
  • English
  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • Music
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Engineering
  • Computing and Biology


Park Campus

Book a tour of Park Campus for courses in:

  • Business
  • Business Computing
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Law
  • Politics
  • Philosophy
  • Criminology
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Paramedic Science
  • Health


Please note, viewing individual course facilities and meeting academic lecturers is not included in the weekly tours - please come along to one of our open days to view these facilities and speak to lecturers directly.

If you are unable to attend the scheduled weekly campus tour or want to include both campuses, please email the Events Team to arrange a personalised campus tour.

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Get in touch

Phone 0800 358 2232 or email the Events Team for more information.

If you are unable to attend one of our open days, you can arrange an individual campus tour by contacting us on 0800 358 2232

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