Swindon Open Day

Saturday 14 October - Saturday 14 October

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About this event

Join us at our Swindon Open Day to find out more about BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and the Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship. Our Swindon Open Day is a great opportunity to discover what makes studying at our Swindon Campus so unique. You’ll explore our specialist facilities and meet the expert team who will be teaching you as well as some of our current students. 

What to expect

  • Experience the Adult Nursing course and Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship through a range of demonstrations in the clinical simulation facilities.
  • Meet the staff who will be teaching you, as well as current students, and ask any questions you may have about becoming a student nurse.
  • Meet and speak to our admissions, finance and NHS placement partners and ask any questions you may have about applying.
  • Join our students on a guided campus tour, and find out first-hand what it’s like to study at Oxford Brookes Swindon Campus. 

There is no better way to get to know the University and find out whether it’s right for you. 
 
This event is for BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing and the Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship at Oxford Brookes University's Swindon campus. If you're interested in studying Adult Nursing or another health and social care course at our Headington Campus in Oxford, please book on for our next Undergraduate Open Day event. 

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Event programme

Get a real sense of what it’s like to study at Oxford Brookes Swindon. Learn more about student life, tour our state-of-the-art facilities and talk to our admissions and finance teams.

Time Session details

09.30am - 09.45am

Arrival and opportunity to talk to staff and
students

09.45am - 11.00am

See demonstrations in the Clinical Simulation
Suite and go on a tour of the Swindon
Campus.

11.00am - 12.00pm

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.

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Further opportunity to talk to staff and
students, see demonstrations in the Clinical
Simulation Suite and go on a tour of the
Swindon Campus.

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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/