University: Virtual open days

While keeping close to home to stay safe is important, if you’re considering attending university it’s important to attend an open day. This year, universities across Scotland will be holding virtual open days so you can choose the right fit for you.

You might be excited to get out of your local town or city after months in lockdown, but in order to keep existing and prospective students safe universities throughout the country are holding virtual open days.


University of Strathclyde
Dates throughout September 2020

Find out more about study and life at Strathclyde by watching a live presentation, chat online with student ambassadors and take a virtual tour of the campus and accommodation.

Glasgow Caledonian University
3 October 2020

Explore GCU’s city centre campus and choose from a range of guided tours and informative talks. When signing up to the open day you will be able to specify your area of interest so that the content is tailored to the course you’re considering.


University of Stirling
Available now

The University of Stirling has created a virtual tour that you can access anytime, anywhere. Explore the campus facilities, accommodation, the city of Stirling and university courses using interactive maps and videos.


Queen Margaret University
17 October and 14 November 2020

Queen Margaret University will hold two online open days, giving you the chance to visit the campus virtually and get a feel for student life at QMU. Alongside this, they have created a range of resources to read through so you can learn about the uni.

Edinburgh Napier University
10 October 2020

Moving their physical open days online but taking place on the same date as originally planned, you can sign up for the October open day and learn more about the specific course you are interested in, or find out about the university in general.



Abertay University
Available now

Abertay University have made their virtual open day available on their website so you aren’t tied to any date or time. The open day is broken up into sections to give you a taste of the campus, courses, student accommodation and the city of Dundee.


University of Aberdeen
Available now

Instead of a set university open day, the University of Aberdeen have created an online campus tour that lets you explore old Aberdeen. You can view the tour anytime on the university’s YouTube channel.

Robert Gordon University
7 October 2020

Just like an on-campus open day, this virtual open day will give you the chance to find out more about RGU, the campus and to speak with lecturers about the course you are interested in.

Colleges and other universities will announce virtual open days in the coming months, keep up to date on provider websites or the UCAS open day search tool.

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