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Planning your visit

Before you arrive

Our Open Days run from 9am - 3pm, and we have a free shuttle bus running from Hillingdon underground station to our campus.

Departures from Hillingdon underground station to Brunel are running from 8.30am - 11am and 1.30pm - 3pm.
Departures from Brunel to Hillingdon underground station are running from 8.45am - 10.45am and 1.15pm - 3pm

The journey will take approx. 15 minutes. Student Ambassadors will be on hand at the station to guide you.

Don't forget to bring your Open Day confirmation email (containing the barcode) for a quick sign in. Parents and guests are welcome to attend and do not require a separate ticket. 

Wear comfy shoes and bring an umbrella just in case!

Plan your visit before hand using our Virtual Tour.

Download the campus map (pdf)

Subject talks, tours and displays 

The majority of our subject talks take place at 10am and are then repeated at 1pm, so there’s plenty of time to fit in other university talks and tours and drop-in to our subject zones between 9am - 3pm. See our below schedule and start planning your open day visit now. 

University talks and tours

Don’t forget to drop by our student life zone for more information from Admissions, Accommodation, our Disability and Dyslexia Service, Placements and Careers, Sports Centre, Students Union, and many morez

 Activity Time Duration
Vice-Chancellor’s Welcome to Brunel 9am-9.25am
12noon-12.25pm
25 minutes
Student finance talk 10.30am–11am
1.30pm-2pm
30 minutes
Careers and placements talk 11.30am-11.50am
12.45pm-1.05pm
20 minutes
Students' Union talk 11.30am–12noon 30 minutes
Brunel student panel Q&A 11.30am–12noon 30 minutes
Parents’ talk 11.30am-12noon
12.45pm-1.15pm
30 minutes
Support for mature students 11.30am-12noon
12.45pm-1.15pm
30 minutes
Campus tours – throughout the day  9am-3pm 30 minutes
Sports Park tours 12noon-12.45pm
2.15pm-3pm
45 minutes
Accommodation drop-in 9am-3pm 15 minutes
Library drop-in 9am-3pm All day
Brunel Arts Centre drop-in 9am-3pm All day
Student Life Zone 9am-3pm All day
Postgraduate Zone 9am-3pm All day
Brunel Immersive Dome screening 10am-2pm 20 minutes, starting on the hour
Make a list of everything they really want to see on the day as the time can easily run away.
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While you're here

Don't forget to connect with us!

  • Follow us on  Twitter |  Facebook |  Instagram, or mention us using #goingtobrunel
  • Add our Snapchat @brunelcampus and send us your Snaps throughout the day.

There are plenty of places to  eat and meet on campus.

Encourage them to ask the questions rather than you doing it for them – the university’s really friendly!
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After the Day

Contact us: 
+44 (0) 1895 265595
openday.booking@brunel.ac.uk

Don't forget to fill out our Open Day survey, sent to you via email, after the day. 

Note likes and dislikes on the way home. They will find this documentation invaluable when they get to the point of narrowing down their selection.
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