Open Day, Postgraduate life, Student Profiles

Postgraduate Open Days

Our Postgraduate Open Days are a great opportunity to source all the information you need for postgraduate study at our university. Some of our current postgraduates outline below what they found particularly useful about them.

Architecture

Clara, MSc Sustainable Building Conservation

“I attended one of the events and found it incredibly useful, being able to speak with a past postgraduate student really made me feel much more comfortable to apply for the degree. The almost drop-in set up was great to suit popping in after work. It turned out that it was a 3-1 to ratio prospective students to current student which I thought was great, keeping to these small groups allows everyone a fair chance to pose any questions”

Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

Gemma, MA Magazine Journalism

“Attending the postgraduate open day allows you to have personal questions about the course answered and not only gain a better feel about the course and what’s involved but the university environment also. I would recommend that prospective students attend the open day because it can help bring clarity about the course. I would advise prospective students to allow plenty of time though because it is an information filled day and there won’t be enough time to find out about absolutely everything you want – be selective about the key things you want to find out about”

Geography and Planning

Eleanor, MSc Spatial Planning and Development

“ There was plenty of information on the school, department and extra curricular activities as you would expect and there were plenty of staff and students on hand to speak to about a number of aspects of the student experience. I had done a lot of research about the university and the course beforehand.
My main aim of visiting the university was to get a feel for what it offers in terms of the overall campus, buildings, people and city and whether I could see myself enjoying studying at Cardiff. My advice to prospective students would be to research before you attend the university and have a list of things you want to find out more about and go to these talks or stalls and ask lots of questions! As part of my visit to Cardiff I spent the remainder of my day exploring the city to see if it was somewhere I wanted to be which I think is a really important part of choosing a university”