Health Sciences open afternoon

Our Health Sciences open afternoon on Wednesday 20 November 2019 is now fully booked

A programme of 2020 open day dates will be available here soon.

Plan your afternoon

Our Health Sciences open afternoon will take place at our brand new facility on Manor Park campus.

The School of Health Sciences open afternoon will give you the opportunity to discover more about our undergraduate degree programmes in nursing, midwifery and paramedic science, as well as explore student life at Surrey.  The afternoon will include an exciting programme of talks and drop-ins.

Subject and talks

    Each of the following talks will begin with an introduction to Surrey, the campuses and life here in Guildford, followed by more information about studying nursing, midwifery or paramedic science at Surrey. 

    Talk times

    12:30pm-1:30pm Welcome and introduction to nursing
    1pm-2pm Welcome and introduction to paramedic science
    2pm-3pm Welcome and introduction to midwifery

    How do I get a talk ticket?

    You will select the time of your subject talk when you book your open afternoon place. Your open afternoon ticket (sent via email) will provide you and one guest entry to your chosen talk.

    Surrey Clinical Simulation Centre

    Our brand new simulation centre will be open during the afternoon for you to explore at your own pace and there is no need to book this activity.

    There will also be the opportunity to attend a short guided tour of this area. Tours will take place every 30 minutes from 1:30pm-3:30pm. If you would like to attend a tour, please collect tickets in advance from the check-in desk in Health Sciences main building when you arrive.

    Activities on Stag Hill campus

    There will also be a range of activities taking place on Stag Hill campus. Visitors at the School of Health Sciences open afternoon are more than welcome to take advantage of these activities as well, no separate booking is required. Remember there is a free shuttle bus to Stag Hill campus to make it easy for you to explore both campuses.

    General open afternoon talks

    Welcome to Surrey

    Rik Medlik Building, Room 03MS01

    • 12:30-1pm
    • 2:30pm-3pm

    Accommodation at Surrey

    Rik Medlik Building, Room 03MS01

    • 1:30-2pm
    • 3:20pm-3:50pm

    UCAS process and student finance

    Lewis Carroll (AC) Building, Room 02AC01

    • 1:30pm-2:20pm
    • 3pm-3:50pm

    Campus tours and student accommodation

    Tours of our Stag Hill campus will be available from 11:20am until 4pm. Tours last approximately 1 hour and will depart from Austin Pearce Foyer.

    The popularity of our University means that our student accommodation is occupied in November. As we do not wish to disturb our current students, we are only able to show a limited number of rooms on this day. Depending on availability, campus tours will include an example of Band C or Band D accommodation. For more information on Accommodation, visit the Accommodation Exhibition in MySurrey Hive, open from 12-4pm or attend one of our Accommodation talks in Rik Medlik Building.

    Find out more about student life and our support services

    MySurrey Hive will host a number of student service information stands, including accommodation, library and disability and neurodiversity, as well as Surrey Sports Park and the Students' Union stands. This area will be open from 12noon – 4pm, pop along and find out all you need to know about living and studying at Surrey.

    Travel and parking

    Our School of Health Sciences open afternoon takes place on our Manor Park campus.

    We have a very limited amount of open afternoon parking on our Manor Park campus so we recommend that you use public transport to travel to the University instead of coming by car.

    Travelling to the School of Health Sciences by train

    Direct trains from London Waterloo to Guildford station take as little as 34 minutes.

    Search for train times and tickets on the National Rail enquiries website.

    Once you arrive in Guildford, hop on our free shuttle bus to Manor Park campus.

    Free shuttle bus

    Free shuttle buses will run between the train station and both Stag Hill and Manor Park campuses between 11:15am and 4.30pm on this day.

    For the School of Health Sciences open afternoon, take the bus to Manor Park Reception and then follow signs to the School of Health Sciences building, a 2-minute walk away.

    Health Sciences open afternoon parking

    If you do need to drive to the School of Health Sciences open afternoon, please head to our Priestley Road car park (GU2 7YH), which is located next to our School of Health Sciences main building.

    When this car park is full, you will be directed to alternative parking, including local pay and display car parks in Guildford town centre, so please bring parking change with you. From these car parks, you can walk to the train station and catch the free shuttle bus to Manor Park campus and the Health Sciences open afternoon. Please download our School of Health Sciences open afternoon parking map (PDF).

    Roads and car parks around Manor Park campus are likely to be particularly busy so please allow extra time when planning your journey.

    Please note: Open afternoon car parking is not available at the Research Park or Royal Surrey Hospital. 

    Disabled Parking

    Limited disabled parking will be available at the School of Health Sciences. 

    Please contact us in advance if you have any accessibility requirements so we can make sure you get the most out of your open day.


    Unfortunately, we do not have a left luggage facility on campus and you will need to keep all personal belongings with you at all times.

    General open afternoon travel information

    If you're coming to Surrey to learn more about courses other than Health Sciences please read our general open afternoon travel and parking information.

    Discover Guildford

    Once you’ve finished your Open Afternoon, why not head into Guildford? The shops, sights, bars and cafés are only a short walk from campus, or you could hop on the free shuttle bus and stroll from the station.

    Contact us

    • Phone: +44 (0)1483 300800

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