A-Z of University Open Days


While you’re working hard on your A-levels, you’ve also got to weigh up what you’re going to do with the next stage of your life. For most A-level students, uni is the next logical step, and choosing the right course requires some consideration. One of the best ways to make sure you make the right choice is to come up with a shortlist of your preferred universities, and to get yourself booked in to as many open days as possible.

Once you’ve arranged these open days, there are a few things to keep in mind if you want to make the most of the day.

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How to Choose the Right Uni City for You


When it comes to choosing the right university for you, the degree you want to study will be an important factor, but you also need to think about the type of place you want to call home for the next few years. Not all university cities are created equal, and finding the right one for you will depend on what your personal preferences are

To get you started, here are some of the factors you should consider when choosing where you want to study:

University Quality

The quality and reputation of each university itself is going to play a big part in deciding which city will be the right choice for you. Renowned for its academic excellence, and a top choice for high achievers, there are plenty of reasons why you might choose to study at Cambridge – if you’ve got what it takes to make it through the fiercely competitive application process.

But Cambridge isn’t your only option when it comes to finding a city that boasts a world-class institution. Start by looking at different university tables to find which ones rank the highest for your preferred degree, then compare the student-satisfaction scores and the graduate prospects across different cities.

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