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Explore opportunities at upcoming university open days

By August 14, 2020September 18th, 2020No Comments
Dare to Dream

Dreaming about pursuing further education is totally different to actually doing it. This is a daunting new chapter in life that’s going to be challenging and exciting all at once.

If you’ve been working hard to experience life at university, there are a lot of decisions to make (no pressure!). Before you send off your university preferences for 2021, there are ways to get answers to the questions that have been on your mind.

All universities host open days throughout the year. These are ideal for students, parents and high school groups to attend for information about what each institution has to offer.

It’s a chance to explore your potential university, see student accommodation, tour the campus, experience lecture halls and facilities and  ask questions. It’s an eye-opening opportunity, even if in the end you decide institution isn’t for you.

Isolation, bans and COVID restrictions have made open days difficult to hold this year, but there are many virtual and socially distant events going ahead. Here we’ve compiled a list of 2020 dates.

Don’t forget to share this list with your parents and mates to register your interest, especially given this year’s changes. There’s no excuse not to chase your dreams now!

ACT & NEW SOUTH WALES:

Australian Catholic University
Virtual open days: 29 Aug, 5 & 12 Sept. Register here.

Australian College of Applied Psychology
Online information sessions: 2 & 3 Sep. Register here.

Charles Darwin University
Casuarina: 23 Aug. Register here.

Charles Sturt University
Virtual open days: 15 -17 Sep, 26 Sep. Register here.

Griffith University
Virtual open house: 14 July – 1 October. Register here.

International College of Management
Manly & online: 9 Aug, 10am-2pm. Register here.

Macquarie University
Open day streamed: 15 Aug (10am to 5pm). Register and find out more.

Macleay College
Sydney: 1 Aug | Melbourne: 29 Aug

MIT Sydney
Sydney: 12 Sept. Register here.

National Art School
Darlinghurst: 5 Sept.

SAE – Creative Media Institute
On-campus open day at SAE Byron Bay: 22 Aug, 10am to 3pm. Register here.
Virtual open day at SAE Sydney: 30 Aug, 11am to 2pm. Register here.

Southern Cross University
Online open day event: 17 Aug to 11 Sept

TAFE NSW
Virtual open days: 9 & 10 Sept. More information.

TOP Education Institute
Campus tours call (02) 9209 4888.

Torrens University Australia
Virtual open days by demand. Register here.

University of Canberra
Virtual open day: 22 Aug, 9am to 4pm. Register here.

University of New England
No open day for 2020 (The next open day is scheduled for 7 May 2021).
More information.

University of Newcastle
Open week online: 14 to 18 Sep. Register here.

University of Sydney
Online open nights: 9 & 10 Sept. Register here.
Experience Sydney: 6 to 9 Oct (open to Year 12 students, pending COVID-19 restrictions).
Visit the University of Sydney website to view their series of online events.

University of Technology Sydney
Virtual open week: 31 Aug to 5 Sept. Register here.

UNSW
UNSW Canberra: 22 Aug. Register here.
UNSW Sydney: 5 Sept. Register here.

Western Sydney University
Virtual open day weekend: 15 & 16 Aug.
Register for the Virtual Open Day Preview (open to teachers and students): 14 Aug.
Register for the Virtual Open Day (open to everyone): 15 to 16 Aug.

QUEENSLAND:

Bond University
Gold Coast: Saturday, 25 July. Watch on demand still available.
Visit the Bond website for more information.

CQ University:
Virtual open days: 1 & 15 Aug (10am–1pm)
Online chat (3–6pm): 20 Aug, 16 Sep, 8 Oct, 24 Nov.
Register here.

Griffith College
TBC. Tours available all year: visit the Griffith College website or phone (07) 3735 6900.

Griffith University
Nathan, South Bank and Gold Coast: TBC. Visit the Griffith website for more information.

James Cook University
Townsville & Cairns: TBC. Visit the JCU website for more information.

Queensland University of Technology
29th & 30th August . QUT Virtual Open Day

Open Day at SAE Brisbane
22nd & 23rd August, 2020 – (10am to 3pm). Please register here.

TAFE Queensland
Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 August 2020 (8.00am to 8.00pm).

The University of Queensland
Online Open Day 2 August. More info here
Gatton campus tours: 22nd-24th September. Register here

The University of Southern Queensland
Toowoomba: Sunday, 16 August | Springfield: Sunday, 23 August | Ipswich: Sunday, 30 August.
Visit the USQ website for more information.

The University of the Sunshine Coast
Sunday, 19 July (9.30am–12.30pm).

VICTORIA:

Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Melbourne campus: 16 August (10am-3pm) | 21 November (10am-3pm). More information.

Charles Sturt University
Albury-Wodonga campus: 5 Sept. Virtual open days 15- 19 Sept. Register here and more info.

Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)
Collingwood and Fitzroy campuses 29 Aug (10am-3pm). More info.

Deakin College
Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront, and Geelong Waurn Ponds campuses: 16 Aug (9am-4pm).
More information.

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront, Geelong Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool campuses.
Virtual open day: 16 Aug (9am-4pm). More information.

Federation University Australia
Gippsland, Mount Helen (Ballarat), Berwick and Camp Street: 16 Aug. More information.

JMC Academy
Virtual open day: 15 Aug. More information.

Kangan Institute
Experience days: Broadmeadows, Moonee Ponds, Docklands and Richmond. More information.

LaTrobe
Regional campus open day – Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura, Shepparton: 23 Aug.
Virtual open day: 23 Aug’ Get an all-access pass at latrobe.edu.au/openday.
Register for updates here.

LCI Melbourne
Virtual open day: 15 Aug. More information.

Macleay College
Sydney: 1 Aug | Melbourne: 29 Aug

Melbourne Institute of Technology
15 Aug (10am-2pm) | MIT Sydney 22 Aug (10am-2pm). Register here.

Monash
Virtual open day 29 – 31 Aug. More information.

SAE Creative Institute
Melbourne: 22 & 23 Aug (9am-5pm). More information.

Swinburne University of Technology
Swintopia
(the event formerly known as Open Day) is an alternate campus reality that lets you explore Swinburne.
Launching 12 August. More information.

Victoria University (The)
Virtual open day: 29 Aug. More information.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA:

Flinders University
Aug 10th-15th. Learn more and register.

The University of Adelaide
Virtual Open Day Aug 16th (9am – 4pm): Register here.

University of South Australia
Regional open days: City West and City East: Sunday 16th
Whyalla 
and Mount Gambier: Sunday 23th Aug
Mawson Lakes campus: Tuesday 25th Aug
Magill: Wednesday 26th Aug
Register hereCampus tours

Tabor University
15th Aug (10am – 11am). Register here.

Torrens University
Virtual experience sessions on demand.
More information.

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