Scottish university open days: when and where

It’s always scary to think about the future; however it does help to be prepared. Whether you’re set on going to university, considering it, or even sure you don’t want to go, it is always useful to go to the open days, to help make up your mind. Here’s a handy list of all the university open days across Scotland this year.

University of Aberdeen (
  • Saturday 26th August and Saturday 21st October
Abertay University (
  • Saturday 21st October and Wednesday 8th November

University of Dundee (
  • Monday 28th August and Saturday 23rd September
University of Edinburgh (
  • Saturday 23rd September and Saturday 7th October

Edinburgh Napier University (
  • Saturday 14th October
University of Glasgow (
  • Wednesday 30th August and Saturday 21st October

Glasgow Caledonian University (
  • Friday 1st September and Saturday 7th October
Glasgow School of Art (
  • Thursday 26th October

Heriot-Watt University (

Edinburgh Campus

  • Saturday 30th September and Friday 27th October

Scottish Borders Campus

  • Saturday 7th October and Friday 17th November
University of the Highlands and Islands (

Department of Nursing, Inverness

  • Saturday 30th September, Wednesday 13th December and Wednesday 10th January

Department of Nursing, Stornoway campus, Western Isles Hospital

  • Thursday 16th November

Highland Theological College UHI

  • Saturday 28th October and Saturday 10th March

Inverness College UHI

  • Tuesday 8th August and Saturday 26th August

Lews Castle College UHI

  • Wednesday 16th August

Moray College UHI

  • Saturday 11th November

North Highland College UHI

  • Wednesday 9th August

Perth College UHI

  • Wednesday 11th October

Scottish Association for Marine Science UHI

  • Friday 3rd November

West Highland College UHI

  • Saturday 4th November 2017 and Saturday 28th April 2018

Happy #friday everyone 🤗Sharing some feel good vibes with our little furry friend, Jax! 🐾 He loves the #qmu campus so much he wants to enrol! Coming to a class near you….. ?! 📚🎓🐶😆 #repost @adventures_of_jax_the_samoyed ・・・ Hmm … I wonder … am I too young or fluffy to enrol at university? 🤔🐾I could quite see myself here – it's my new favourite place to walk 🌳🌺🌾 and I've had so much fun spreading belated Valentine's 💞 with my #puppycuddles and #puppykisses to some lovely students and staff. Move over feathered swans, there's a new white fluffy dog on campus! Image: thanks to @jessrdacosta #makingeveryonesmile #samoyedpuppy #samoyedsofinstagram #puppy #puppiesofinstagram #puppyoncampus #dogsofinsta #puppygram #feature_my_samoyed #edinburgh #queenmargaretuniversity

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Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (
  • Thursday 31st August and Saturday 30th September
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen (
  • Saturday 2nd September and Wednesday 11th October

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (
  • Summer open day: Friday 18th August
  • Production and screen: Friday 6th October
  • Drama: Friday 20th October
  • Modern ballet: Friday 3rd November
University of St Andrews (
  • Wednesday 27th September, Wednesday 4th October, Wednesday 18th October, Wednesday 25th October and Wednesday 1st November

Happy #WorldBookDay. 📕📗📘📙 #igstiruni

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University of Stirling (
  • Saturday 16th September and Saturday 28th October
University of Strathclyde (
  • Tuesday 5th September and Saturday 7th October

University of the West of Scotland (

Ayr campus

  • Saturday 30th September and Wednesday 4th October

Dumfries campus

  • Wednesday 6th September and Saturday 4th November

Hamilton campus

  • Wednesday 20th September and Saturday 28th October

Paisley campus

  • Wednesday 27th September and Saturday 7th October

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