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Open Days

The One with a friendly community, inspiring courses and supportive staff. Come and meet us at one of our Open Days and see what makes us special.

The one with the warmest welcome

Open Days are your chance to sample the welcoming atmosphere here at York St John University.

Explore our beautiful campus and specialist facilities. Find out more about our courses from the academic staff who teach them. Meet the people who will support and inspire you as you study.

Discover what makes us The One.

Our next on campus Open Days are:

Saturday 24 July (morning, 9:30am to 12:15pm) - fully booked

Saturday 24 July (afternoon, 1:00pm to 3:45pm) - fully booked

Friday 13 August (morning, 9:30am to 12:15pm)

Friday 13 August (afternoon, 1:00pm to 3:45pm)

Our original Saturday 17 July Open Day has now been moved to Saturday 24 July. If you booked a place on our July event, your booking has automatically been transferred to 24 July. You have been contacted by email about the change of date and your options if you would like to rearrange.

If you are not able to visit on one of our current dates, be the first to know about future Open Days by signing up to our emails.

What to expect at your event

Your event will begin with a welcome talk hosted in our Temple Hall lecture theatre. The talk will also be live streamed in rooms across campus to allow us to maintain 2 metre social distancing.

We will be hosting live subject talks across campus, led by our academic staff. Some subjects may also be live streamed across multiple rooms. If you are in a room with a live stream you will still be able to ask questions and engage with the member of staff.

The subject talks available at your event will depend on if you select a morning or afternoon session. You can see when talks will be available in the table below. 

You can find out more about each course on our course pages.

SessionSubject talks 
  • Accounting, Finance and Economics
  • British Sign Language
  • Business (Marketing and Data Analysis)
  • Business (Events, Sports and Leisure Management)
  • Business Management
  • Children, Young People and Education
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • English Literature
  • Film and Media
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Media Production
  • Music
  • Music Production
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Policing
  • Sociology
  • Sport (Exercise Science and Therapy)
  • 3D Design (Product, Interior, Furniture)
  • American Studies
  • Art
  • Biosciences
  • Computer Science
  • Counselling and Mental Health
  • Digital and Visual Design (Animation, Games, Graphic)
  • Drama, Dance and Theatre
  • English Language and Linguistics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Illustration
  • Japanese and Korean
  • Photography
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Primary Education
  • Psychology
  • Religion, Philosophy and Theology
  • Sport (PE and Sports Coaching)
  • War Studies 

You can also join a Campus Tour, meet with our Student Ambassadors and speak with staff from our student support services.

You'll be able to view a selection of our accommodation on one of our Accommodation Tours, although we are unable to guarantee entry into rooms.

How we will keep you safe

Our priority is to provide a day that is useful for you while making sure the experience is safe for our visitors and staff. To do this, we will:

  • Ask you to book your place in advance
  • Allow you to bring a maximum of 1 guest
  • Have a maximum capacity for each event
  • Maintain a 2 metre social distancing policy throughout the event
  • Clean rooms between subject sessions and over lunchtime.

More information about our COVID-19 safety measures for Open Days is available on our COVID Safety page.

COVID-19 Safety at Open Days

How to book

You can book your place using the booking forms below. Your place allows to you bring 1 guest and you do not need to complete the booking form a second time.

When you book you will need to select whether you want to attend a morning or afternoon session. If you want to attend 2 different sessions, you will need to complete 2 separate booking forms.

We will get in touch with more information and a detailed timetable for the day nearer the event.

Other ways to meet us

On demand Open Day

Explore our On demand Open Day, wherever and whenever you like.

Campus tours

Book a Campus Tour to explore our city centre campus and get a feel for student life.

Decision Days

Online events for offer holders. A chance to learn more about your chosen subject.

Chat with our students

Learn more about life at York St John by chatting to our student ambassadors.

The small campus lends itself to maintaining a close community who are all proud to be York St John students. It is a place where anyone can make friends and everyone knows almost everyone.
 James Sullivan

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