Open days and tours

Register for our online events and see what postgraduate study at Bristol is really like.

March open afternoons
16 to 30 March 2022

On-campus events for postgraduate taught programmes where you can speak to current students and academics, attend taster sessions and tour the campus.

Register your interest
Virtual open week
6 to 10 December 2021
Online event including webinars relating to your subject and student life Watch on demand

Campus tours

You can arrange a personal or group campus tour Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, by emailing

Some flexibility on dates and times may be required.

Alternatively you can take our self-guided walking tour and visit the campus at a time that suits you. 

Essential information before you visit:

  • Tours will last for up to two hours and include some steps and hills.
  • If you have accessibility requirements, please contact Accessible tours are available for visitors with restricted mobility or wheelchair users.
  • Please ensure you have read our How to stay safe on campus guidelines before the day of your tour.
  • The tours are outside only, so please dress for the weather and terrain.
  • Please remember to bring a face mask for use of the facilities.
  • If you would like somebody to accompany you on the tour, please bring one guest. Group numbers will be restricted to keep you and our community safe.
  • Accommodation is not included in the tours.
  • Please follow the most up to date government guidelines on minimising the spread of COVID-19 and check the government website prior to travelling to the University of Bristol.
  • All measures that have been put in place are to keep our visitors, staff and students safe, whilst providing an opportunity for you to explore the University.

Places are limited; book today to avoid disappointment!

Self-guided walking tour

If you are unable to make one of our open days, open afternoons or campus tours, you can take a self-guided tour, narrated by current students.

Download the app:

Download the University of Bristol self-guided walking tour app on the App Store Get the University of Bristol self-guided walking tour app on Google Play

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