Here are some tips to help you prepare for our online visit days for offer holders, so that you can make the most of your experience.

Before the day

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Book your place

Book your place in advance and set aside the time to make the most of the opportunity. Don’t forget, everyone is welcome. Why not ask your family if they would like to join you to learn more about York together?

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Check out the programme

Make sure you’re familiar with what will happen on the day so that you can plan your time accordingly. You might want to make a note of the panel sessions you'd like to attend or the support staff you'd like to chat with.

Don't forget, you'll receive login details for our event platform in your booking reminder email 48 hours before the event.

Plan your day


Prepare some questions

Think about what you'd like to know about living and studying in York that might help you make your university decision. Then write down any questions you’d like to ask in advance. If a parent or supporter can’t join you on the day, how about asking them if there’s anything they’d like to know too?

Here’s a couple of examples of what you might want to note down:

  • How is the course taught? And how will I be assessed?
  • What are the module options like?
  • What do graduates from this course go on to do?
  • What are the study facilities like?

And don’t forget to consider the social aspects of university life too:

  • What student societies are you involved in? What does that involve?
  • What sports do you play? What are the facilities like?
  • How did you make friends when you started uni?
  • What's your favourite thing to do in the city?

You’ll want to make sure you’re studying somewhere you’ll enjoy living and spending time too.

Our Student Ambassadors are a great source of information about what it’s really like to live and study in York. Not so long ago they were in the same position as you so feel free to ask them your questions during the live Q&A.

Browse accommodation

Take a look at our different accommodation options, so you have an idea of what aspects you may want more information about. Check out our things to consider page and the different colleges, rooms and prices.

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On the day

Gather the things you’ll need

As well as your computer, an internet connection and a comfy place to sit, you might want to have at hand:

A pen and paper

to make notes and jot down any questions.

Your headphones

so that you can listen undisturbed.

A cup of tea

so you can sit back and enjoy the event!

Sit back and relax

Most importantly, enjoy yourself. Don’t worry too much about missing anything. We’re always here to help and you’ll be able to find out most information online after the event too.

You won’t need your microphone or camera, so you can sit back, relax and join in on our various web chats as you please. Do whatever you feel most comfortable with and if you have any questions after the event, just ask! Email and our friendly team will be more than happy to help.

Student voices

Who better to tell you about York life than our students:

Contact us

Visit Days Team
+44 (0) 1904 32 3529