Swindon Open Day

Saturday 18 June

About this event

What to expect

Our Summer Open Day is a great opportunity to find out about BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing. You’ll explore our specialist facilities at our Swindon campus and meet with our dedicated staff and chat to our inspiring students. 

  • Experience the Adult Nursing course through a range of practical activities in the clinical simulation facilities
  • Hear about what to expect and what life as a student nurse is like from our current students
  • Speak to staff from admissions and finance & learn more about the clinical placements.

If you’d like to learn more about Adult Nursing, please visit the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing course page

Check out reasons why you should be a student at Brookes.

Keeping each other safe on campus

At Oxford Brookes we are guided by the latest advice from the UK Government. We strongly encourage visitors to wear face coverings in enclosed or crowded spaces when on our campuses, unless medically exempt. You can bring a maximum of two guests to our Open Day, however please be aware that there will be a limit of one guest per student per talk and some sessions will be limited to students only.

Read more about how we keep each other safe on campus.

What to expect

Event programme

Get a real sense of what it’s like to study at Oxford Brookes Swindon. Learn more about student life, tour our facilities, experience practical sessions in the clinical simulations labs and talk to our admissions and finance teams.

Session time Session details
09:30 - 10:45 Arrival and opportunity to talk to staff and students, take part in skills demonstrations in laboratory go on a tour of the Swindon Campus
11.00 - 12:00 Discover everything you need to know about our Adult Nursing programme and life as a student nurse at Oxford Brookes. You'll also receive more information on applying for student finance, bursaries and how to fund your studies.
12:00 - 13:30 Further opportunity to talk to staff and students, take part in skills demonstrations in laboratory and go on a tour of the Swindon Campus

Book your place

Travel

Swindon

Parking

Parking is limited and chargeable. Please pre-book via uniopenday@brookes.ac.uk. Please do not park in other business car parks within the Delta 900 business park. 

If you are using a Satnav, please be aware that due to the location of the campus, the postcode of SN5 7XQ may take you past the entrance road. Visitors turning onto Welton Road from the B4006 will need to take the 2nd right and follow the road around to the left. Visitors turning onto Welton Road from the Westlea Drive, Stonehill Green and Bentham Close roundabout, will need to take the 1st left and follow the road around to the left.

 

Car

The campus is based in the Joel Joffe Building on the Delta Business Park, to the west of the town centre. If you are using a Satnav, please be aware that due to the location of the campus, the postcode of SN5 7XQ may take you past the entrance road.

Visitors turning onto Welton Road from the B4006 will need to take the 2nd right and follow the road around to the left.

Visitors turning onto Welton Road from the Westlea Drive, Stonehill Green and Bentham Close roundabout, will need to take the 1st left and follow the road around to the left.

Train

The nearest railway station to the site is Swindon located 3.3 km away. It is managed by First Great Western and provides frequent services to Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea, Bath, Didcot, Reading, London and Cheltenham Spa. The railway station is located 200 meters from the bus station, which means that Delta 900 has an excellent connection to the railway station.

Oxford Brookes Swindon Campus is approximately a 50 minute walk, 30 minute bus ride and about a 10 minute taxi ride away from Swindon station.

Coach

The nearest bus stop to Swindon Campus is located at Westlea Fire Station, about 10 minutes’ walk on the B4006. Both the 19/19A and 154 services operate from this stop towards the town centre. See more information on Swindon Bus timetables and route maps.

BrookesBus

There is no BROOKESbus in Swindon. However, there are other services that get you to our Swindon Campus.

The nearest bus stop to the site is located about 10 minutes walk from the site on Westlea Drive. A number of services use this stop. The 1/1A service between Fleming Way and the town centre operates with a 10 minutes frequency. In addition, the number 19 service operates a half hourly service. In total, 9 buses an hour provide a service from this stop to the town centre. Another bus stop is located on Paddington Drive, 900 metres east of the site.

www.thamesdown-transport.co.uk

For information on wider bus services operating to Swindon please use the following websites to get relevant travel information:

www.traveline.info

www.swindontravelchoices.co.uk/bus

For Swindon Bus timetables and route maps, visit:

www.swindonbus.co.uk/