Welcome to our undergraduate open days
The best way to experience what student life is like at Keele is to visit us.
If you're thinking about studying with us, join us for an Open Day and you’ll be able to explore our beautiful 600-acre campus, tour our state-of-the-art teaching facilities, meet our academics, and learn more about what it’s like to be a student at Keele.
2023 Open Days
Our Open Days in 2023 will take place on the following dates:
- Friday 23 June 2023
- Saturday 24 June 2023
- Saturday 19 August 2023
- Saturday 14 October 2023
- Sunday 15 October 2023
- Saturday 18 November 2023
Bookings for the June and August Open Days are open below. Bookings for the October and November Open Days will open later this year.
June and August Open Days - Explore the full programme for the day:
Make the most of your Open Day
With talks, tours and drop-in sessions taking place throughout our Open Days, there's plenty to do! The full programme for our summer Open Days is available to preview via the programme download button above, and there will be copy available for you to collect when you register on the day, with space to make notes and plan your timings for the day.
Explore our campus, tour our state-of-the-art facilities and take a look around our accommodation. You can also meet our support teams, and visit the Student's Union, Library and Sports Centre. And if you need a pit stop, head to one of our many restaurants or cafes.
The day is yours - but here's our suggestion for key things to do to make the most of your visit to Keele!
Sign in when you arrive
Sign in at the Chancellor's Building when you arrive, to receive your tote bag, programme and guide for the day and map of campus. You can also speak to our teams to help plan your day.
Sign-in is open from 9am-4pm
Attend a welcome talk
Hear from our students and University senior leaders in the Chancellor's Building, to find out why Keele could be the University for you.
'Why Keele' talks at 09:30 | 10:30 | 13:00
Duration: 45 minutes
Meet our support teams
In Chancellor's Building you'll find lots of our teams including Admissions, Accommodation, Foundation Year, Student Services, and Disability Support.
Marketplace is open 09:00 - 16:00
'Supporting you at Keele' talks at 10:30 | 11:30 | 13:30 | 14:30
Duration: 45 minutes
Attend a subject talk
Meet academics and students from your chosen subject area(s) to find out more about what it's like to study at Keele.
Typically between 10am and 3pm, with drop-in sessions also available. Check your programme for full details.
Duration: 30-60 minutes
Explore our 600-acre campus
Take a guided campus tour (register in Union Square for a student-led tour) or explore at your leisure.
Campus tours available: 9:30-3:30
Duration: allow 45 minutes
Tour our accommodation
Explore a variety of room types across our accommodation blocks. Different rooms will be available for you to view on a self-guided tour.
Accommodation self-guided tours available: 9:30-3:30
Duration: allow 15-20 minutes per accommodation block you wish to view
Campus life at Keele
Can't wait to visit? Take a sneak peek at our beautiful campus.
Explore beyond Keele
If you’re visiting the area for one of our Open Days, you might want to explore beyond Keele. Newcastle-under-Lyme, the closest town to campus, offers a student-friendly high street with plenty of eateries, bars, a cinema and four big supermarkets within walking distance of the bus station. Stoke-on-Trent is home to The Potteries Shopping Centre, a cinema and theatres, nightlife and food outlets; there’s plenty to see and do! There's also a hotel on campus if you wish to stay overnight.