Top 5 open day apps

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Open Day Apps

In the digital age it’s no wonder that universities are jumping on the bandwagon and using app technology to make your open day experience better than ever before.

Open day apps are specifically designed by universities to provide users with things such as real time information about events, a full university prospectus, and live Twitter updates from the university’s account.

We’ve chosen our top 5 university open day apps from a variety of UK universities to give you a better idea of what to expect once you’ve downloaded the app:

Cardiff University

Article _top 5openapps -cardiffIt’s no surprise that the Russell Group University was one of the first to develop a mobile app specifically for its open days. Here are just some of the things you’ll get when you download it:

  • Academic school programmes
  • Talks, tours & maps
  • Important contact information
  • Downloadable brochures & leaflets
  • Top 10 things to do on the day

University of Birmingham

Article _top 5openapps -birminghamThe University of Birmingham open day mobile app has been designed to help you plan your visit before you arrive and then guide you around the campus once you’re there.

There’s also a handy feature that lets you search for open day activities and an open day FAQs page to answer any burning questions you have.

University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton “companion” app allows you to make the most of your open day experience. Features include:

  • Article _top 5openapps -wolverhamptonFull programme of talks & tours
  • Latest #openday updates from Twitter
  • Interactive maps of campus & local area
  • Where to eat
  • How to get there

University of Sheffield

Article _top 5openapps -sheffieldThis app hasn’t actually been launched but we thought the proposals sounded so good it deserved to be included in the list. The open day app will give real time notifications to prospective students and provide them with a clearer overall picture of what the University of Sheffield has to offer.

University of Bradford

Article _top 5openapps -bradfordThis app starts by guiding you through your open day experience and then develops into a full student app to take you through your university journey. Not bad for a free app!