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Applicant (post offer) Open Afternoons

All UK or EU applicants who have been made a conditional or unconditional offer will be invited to attend one of our Open Afternoons.  The afternoons will give you a chance to:

Dates and programme of the day

Open Afternoons will be held on the dates listed below.  Please click on the individual dates to see the programme for the day:

LLB Law (M100)

Wednesday 2nd December 2015
Wednesday 27th January 2016
Wednesday 16th March 2016

LLB Law & Criminology

Wednesday 10th February 2016

LLB Law & Sociology

Wednesday 10th February 2016

LLB Law & Politics

Wednesday 10th February 2016

LLB Law & Welsh

Wednesday 10th February 2016

LLB Law & French

Wednesday 16th March 2016

LLB Law & German

Wednesday 16th March 2016

Getting here

Less than two hours from London, Cardiff is Europe’s newest and fastest growing capital city. Located in South Wales on the Bristol Channel, Cardiff is easily and quickly accessible from most major towns and cities.
The School of Law and Politics is located at the northern end of the University campus, within walking distance of the City Centre. The School is easily reachable by foot, rail, road or bus.  Our address is Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX.  Please note that you can enter the building from either Museum Avenue or Park Place and the bulding itself is located on the corner of Park Place and Corbett Road.

By rail

The Cardiff-London InterCity service, from London Paddington, runs seventeen times a day with a journey time of less than two hours. Frequent regional & inter-city trains connect Cardiff with:

The School is a 25 minute walk from Cardiff Central station. Alternatively local trains run frequently from Cardiff Central to Cathays station, a 2 minute walk from the School.  For information on train times and availability and journey prices, visit National Rail Enquiries.

By road

Cardiff is served by the M4 and is easily accessible from all parts of the UK.

Car Parking

Parking on campus is extremely limited and therefore we would recommend using public transport or one of the car parks in the centre of the city, which are a 10 minute walk from the University.

The Dumfries Place NCP car park is £19 for the day and near the rest of the city centre.

The North Road car park is £5.20 for the day and near Bute Park & the civic centre.

Further information on car parking and travelling to Cardiff is available on the Cardiff Council website.


What if I am unable to attend on the date you have available?
Don’t worry, you can visit us at any of the University Open Days.
Alternatively drop us an email to and we will try to make arrangements for an academic member of staff to meet with you, or a visit to a different Open Afternoon.

How long will the day last?
The day will last roughly 3-4 hours

Do I need to book?
Yes.  All afternoon attendances need to be recorded so that we can make the necessary arrangements for the correct number of visitors. 

How do I book onto the Open Afternoon?
You can use the booking link which was in your Open Afternoon invitation.  Alternatively, drop us an email and let us know how many guests you will be bringing with you.

Can I bring my parents with me?
You can bring up to two guests with you.

I have a disability which may affect my visit to the University, what should I do?
Contact us by email or telephone 02920 875406 and we will make any necessary arrangements to ensure you have the support you may need.

I’ve booked to visit but now I can’t make it, what should I do?
Let us know by emailing or ring us on 02920 875406 and we will try to make alternative arrangements for you.

What do I need to bring with me on the day?
Nothing.  Everything you need will be provided to you at the Open Afternoon.

Where do I go when I arrive?
On arrival at the School of Law and Politics, you will be greeted in the reception area by our Professional Services Admissions Team, who will register your attendance.

I have a question which isn’t answered here
If you have any further questions which are not answered here, please email us on or ring 02920 875406 where our Law and Politics Admissions staff will be happy to help you.


Further Details:

  +44 (0)29 2087 5406


External Links:

UCAS Website