Go beyond the prospectus and see what life is like as a student with us. We regularly open our doors to welcome you, answer your questions and give you any advice you need on your application journey.
Explore our beautiful campus and coast for yourself.
Our undergraduate open days give you the opportunity to find out more about the rewards of academic and social life at AECC University College.
Our open days take a ‘drop in’ format, which gives you the opportunity to shape your visit to suit you. There will be plenty of time to experience campus life at the AECC University College through talks and course demonstrations.
Speak to current students and tutors, who will be on hand throughout the day, and attend our informative talks, including Parent Talk, Students' Union and Student Services. Find your ideal date and book your ticket/s via Eventbrite. If you have any queries please get in touch using the form below.
Open day feedback
I had a very enjoyable day with friendly staff and students. There was lots of information given and the campus is a lovely environment.
I had a great day! I was very impressed with the gluten free meal choice on offer.
Coming to an open day confirmed that this is exactly what I want to do. It has driven and inspired me to reach my goal of studying here.
Coming to an open day confirmed that this is exactly what I want to do.
Tailor your open day experience to suit your needs. Our open day programme will give you the details of talks and demonstrations taking place all over our campus. We'll also point out some key areas which you should visit depending on your course interest.
We'll send you the open day programme a week before your visit, but in case you wish to get organised and plan ahead, you can view our 'planning your open day visit' page.
No matter what stage of your application journey you are at, attending an open day will allow you to get a real sense of what we have to offer.PLAN YOUR OPEN DAY VISIT
The day is set up as a ‘drop in’ format, which gives you the opportunity to shape your visit to suit you.
The campus will be open from 10.00 and closing 16.00. We recommend latest arrivals by 13.00 so this gives you enough time to see and hear about campus life at the AECC University College.
If you, or any member of your party have special requirements that arise as a result of a disability, medical condition or specific learning difficulty, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that appropriate arrangements can be made prior to your visit.
Subject talks usually take 45 - 60 minutes.
Yes, our team of Student Ambassadors will be on hand during the day to ensure you get the most out of your visit and can provide an insight into student life at the AECC University College.
Yes, staff from our Registry team will be on hand and able to help you with any questions you have.
There is ample parking onsite in car park 1 and on the roads surrounding the University College during the open day.
You can make the most of the great transport links around Bournemouth which make the AECC University College easy to get to. Southampton: Just under an hour by car, and half an hour by train. London: Trains are available from the North to London. From London Waterloo there is a direct train to Bournemouth where you can depart and take a 20 minute bus journey to the campus. There is also the option to take the stopping train from London Waterloo and depart at Pokesdown, which is a 10 minute walk from the campus. If you’re traveling from afar and wish to find accommodation, Bournemouth has plenty of hotels and B&Bs. More information about how to find us and where you can stay is available on this page.