Got a query about our Open Days? Below you'll find a list of frequently asked questions.
How long does an Open Day take and what does it involve?
I am interested in postgraduate study. Can I come to an Open Day?
I am a teacher and would like to bring a group of students to one of your Open Days - how can I make a booking?
Who are Student Ambassadors?
What if I can't make any of the Open Days?
Can Leeds Trinity reimburse my travel costs for attending the Open Day?
Before the Open Day:
How do I book onto the Open Day?
Do I need to do anything before I arrive?
What will you send me if I register?
I/my guest have access requirements – can we have assistance during the Open Day?
How do I get to Leeds Trinity?
What happens if I book online but then can't attend on the day?
Can I still attend on the day even if I haven’t booked online?
Can I bring friends and family along with me?
On the Open Day:
What time should I get there?
Where will I park on the day?
Where do I go on arrival?
Will I get to see where I will be studying?
Will I get to meet students who are currently studying at Leeds Trinity?
What will I see on a campus tour?
Where can I get food and drink on the Open Day?
Will I be able to get advice about completing my UCAS application?
After the Open Day:
What happens if I think of questions when I get home after the Open Day?
I couldn't make the Open Day, what did I miss?
Q: How long does an Open Day take and what does it involve?
A: You are welcome to visit us at any time between 11am and 3pm, and we run a series of talks throughout the day. We recommend visitors attend the talk on accommodation, along with a subject specific talk. We would also encourage visitors to talk to the academic and Student Services staff at the at the Information Zone in the Sports Centre, join a campus tour and visit our accommodation. Most visitors spend around three hours with us although there is no minimum or maximum time limit. Please look at our Your Programme section for details of the talks taking place.
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Q: I am interested in foundation or postgraduate study. Can I come to an Open Day?
A: Yes - we have dedicated staff members from each of the academic departments at the information fair with information on our foundation and postgraduate courses and members from our Admissions team who can answer all your queries about the application process. Leeds Trinity has a wide range of postgraduate courses including Teacher Training, which will have its own specific stand.
Q: I am a teacher and would like to bring a group of students to one of your Open Days - how can I make a booking?
A: Please get in touch with our Schools & Colleges Liaison team who will be happy to take all the details and make the booking for you. Please email Lucy Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0113 283 7150.
Q: Who are Student Ambassadors?
A: Student Ambassadors are current Leeds Trinity students who will be on hand throughout the day to offer information and guidance for your visit. Just look for the red t-shirts.
Q: What if I can't make any of the Open Days?
A: Don't worry if you can't make an Open Day as we offer campus tours every Monday and Wednesday during term time at 1pm. Contact us on 0113 283 7150 or email email@example.com to book. Alternatively, take a virtual tour of the campus and watch our videos to get an insight into Leeds Trinity.
Q: How do I book onto an Open Day?
A: If you haven't already done so you can book your place online now, call 0113 283 7150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: Do I need to do anything before I arrive?
A: You can look at our Open Day guide and plan your day so that you can make the most of your visit to Leeds Trinity. There is also information about how to get to Leeds Trinity or you can visit our How to Find Us section. You may want to think about any questions you would like answered or make a note of certain talks you don’t want to miss.
Q: What will you send me if I register?
A: We will send you your registration slip and an Open Day guide, which includes information on what will happen on the day and how to find us so you can work out what you are going to do when. However, if you only register a day or so before the Open Day it is unlikely that there will be enough time to send a guide through the post so we'll email you one instead. Alternatively, you will still be able to download the programme and get directions from this website.
Q: I/my guest have access requirements – can we have assistance during the Open Day?
A: If you have special requirements you'd like to talk over, please call Jane Perekrest (Dyslexia and Disability Coordinator) on 0113 283 7486 or e-mail email@example.com. Call us before you come so we can get it right for you on the day. Find out more about dyslexia and disability support at Leeds Trinity.
Q: How do I get to Leeds Trinity?
A: Leeds Trinity has great transport links – it’s easily accessible by road, there’s a railway station ten minutes’ walk from campus and plenty of buses from Leeds stop directly outside the main entrance. Right on the doorstep is Leeds Bradford International Airport – only five minutes away by car. See more information on how to get here.Our Shuttle Bus service will also be running throughout the day, just look for the signs posted near Horsforth Railway Station.
Q: Can Leeds Trinity reimburse my travel costs for attending the Open Day?
Leeds Trinity is committed to supporting students regardless of their financial or social background. If you need help paying for your travel costs to attend the Open Day, please contact us on 0113 2837150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . In order to be eligible you must meet at least ONE of the following criteria:-
you attend, or have attended, a school which achieved less than the national average of 5 A* to C passes (including English & Maths) at GCSE - please check with your school or email email@example.com
you live in a geographical area with low levels of progression onto higher education
you are the first person in your family to go into Higher Education
your studies have been disrupted by circumstances in your personal, social or domestic life
you live, or grew up, in public care
you have a disability, long-standing medical condition, a learning difficulty or a mental health issue
you are a carer for a parent/ guardian or sibling
Q: What happens if I book online but then can't attend on the day?
A: Don't worry if you can't attend on the day for whatever reason. We have four Open Days in total taking place in 2013 that you can attend on Wednesday 26 June, Saturday 14 September, Wednesday 9 October and Saturday 19 October.
We will contact you after the Open Day to see if you would like to attend an alternative date or come on one of our campus tours that are held every Monday and Wednesday during term time at 1pm. Alternatively take a virtual tour of the campus and watch our videos to get an insight into Leeds Trinity.
Q: Can I still attend on the day even if I haven’t booked online?
A: The benefit of booking online prior to the day is that we can keep you informed with all the latest information and send you an Open Day guide before you arrive. However, we are happy for any visitors to attend our Open Day and ask them to register their details upon arrival.
Q: Can I bring friends and family along with me?
A: You are more than welcome to bring your friends and family to the Open Day. Just let us know how many people will be coming when you book.
Q: What time should I get there?
A: Our Open Days are from 11am to 3pm. You don’t have to arrive at 11am on the dot, you can turn up at any point throughout the day. However, we strongly advise that you arrive in plenty of time for your subject talk and so you are able to do all the things that are important to you. Therefore we recommend that you take a look at the Your Programme? section before you come and spend a few moments planning your day.
Q: Where will I park on the day?
A: Free parking is available on campus for the Open Day. Upon arrival please look out for our Student Ambassadors who will guide you to an available space. For more information about getting to Leeds Trinity please visit our How to Find Us section.
Alternatively, did you know there will be a free shuttle bus service from Horsforth Train Station to the campus throughout the day? Take advantage of Leeds Trinity’s great transport links.
Q: Where do I go on arrival?
A: Please go directly to the Information Fair located within our Sports Centre. Our Student Ambassadors will be on hand to give directions and collect your registration slips. If you've not booked your place then you can register your details when you arrive.
Q: Will I get to see where I will be studying?
A: It's really important that you get to see the areas where you will be studying as it can make a big difference to your final decision. The campus tours will give an excellent feel for Leeds Trinity's facilities overall. However, if there is anything in particular you want to see, just ask a member of staff or a Student Ambassador and they will be happy to show you.
Q: Will I get to meet students who are currently studying at Leeds Trinity?
A: Yes! Current students take part in helping us to run our Open Days as we feel it is vital that you get a chance to find out what life on campus is really like. Student Ambassadors will take you on your campus tour, show you round our accommodation and will be located throughout the campus all day.
Q: What will I see on a campus tour?
A: Take a tour with one of our Student Ambassadors to get a feel of the campus and its environment. You will be shown the Sports Centre, Students’ Union, The Andrew Kean Learning Centre, Lounge Bar, Dining Room and academic areas. There will be plenty of time to ask questions and it’s the ideal way to find out more about the academic and social facilities. Visit Make the most of your day in our Open Days section to find out more about our campus tours.
Q: Where can I get food and drink on the Open Day?
A: There will be free soft drinks on offer in the Chill-Out Area of the Information Fair and there will also be vouchers available for a free hot drink from the Dining Room where you can also purchase a range of hot meals, snacks, sandwiches and salads. The Coffee Bar in Reception will also be open during the day serving drinks and snacks.
Q: Will I be able to get advice about completing my UCAS application?
A: Yes, there will also be admissions staff in the Support Services section of the Information Fair throughout the day to answer any questions you may have.
After the Open Day:
Q: What happens if I think of questions when I get home after the Open Day?
A: There's lots of information to take in on an Open Day as you will meet many of our staff and students you are bound to think of extra questions once you get home. The best thing to do is email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 0113 283 7150 and we will ensure we answer all of your questions.
Q: I couldn't make the Open Day, what did I miss?
A: Visit our Lanyard site where we have photos, videos and information from the day.
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