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Open Days

Come and explore our Campus at one of our upcoming Open Days, or even virtually. Here are some of the future dates:

  Saturday 4th December 2021

  Tuesday 11 January 2022 (Course Advice Day)

  Saturday 19th March 2022




10:00 - 16:00


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Find out more about The University of Bolton

Fee’s, Funding & Schlolarships

Deciding to study at university is an investment in your future. There are many studies that confirm that graduates, on the whole, earn more over the course of their working life than non-graduates.


Student Accommodation

Orlando Village is the preferred and only Halls of Residence recommended by the University of Bolton. The facility provides 381 single study, self-catering bedrooms and are popular with international students.


Student Life

A positive student experience is what we all want! Those who join the Bolton family can expect nothing but a quality education, where all our courses are taught by experienced, passionate, and supportive lecturers.


Experience our open day!

All open days and course advice days cover both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, open evenings and other open events differ so please check the information carefully before choosing which event to book onto.

Representatives from the disability service, student finance, student services and careers service are also on hand to discuss any additional support needs you may have, advise you regarding tuition fees, fees and funding as well as offer guidance regarding your future career and increasing your employability.

If you need help, or have any questions, please visit our Information Desk. If you can’t attend this Open Day, don’t worry – we have more planned:

Upon booking onto one of the above dates you will receive an email asking you to choose how to attend – there is an option to attend virtually or physically as part of a morning or afternoon timeslot.





10:00 - 16:00




10:00 - 16:00




10:00 - 16:00

January Start - FAQ

If you would like to start a course in January then you can apply directly to the University of Bolton. For more information on starting your course January, read below.

What courses can I apply for?

You can find all of the courses that have a January start, with vacancies online, on the University of Bolton website.

Can I speak to someone about the course?

Yes, of course, you can! All the programme leaders’ contact details are available online under the ‘how to apply’ tab of the course pages. There will also be a tutor available from each subject area at the Open Day.

Do I have to apply through UCAS?

No, UCAS cannot be used for January starts, you must apply using a University of Bolton application form.

I didn't declare a disability on my application Form.

If you have an additional need and didn’t declare it on your application form, please let us know as soon as possible. Declaring a disability does not impact your application in any way – it allows us to offer support to you as soon as possible. Our Disability team can discuss different options for you, please get in touch at or call +44 (0)1204 903478. You’ll also receive emails from us letting you know about what’s happening at the university, what you need to be doing, and extra information about your course of choice.

Can someone else call on my behalf?

Yes – we will need your permission to do this though so please be available to jump on the phone for a minute to give permission.

Where do I send my certificates?

If you have qualifications to send into us please email them to – this is the quickest way to get them to us, if you can’t email them then you can either bring them into the Student Centre or post them to:

University of Bolton
Deane road

Please do not post originals.

Will you be open during the Christmas holidays?

The University will be closed from Friday 17th December until Tuesday 4th January.

When will enrolment instructions be sent out?

We’ll send enrolment instructions out in January so please keep checking your inbox and junk mail folder for these.

Can I visit the University?

We’re holding an Open Day on Saturday 13th November for you to visit the campus and find out more about where you may be studying in January. The day will run from 10am to 3pm and offers you the opportunity to find out more about the university, hear from course tutors and meet some of our current students.

Will I receive help from Student Finance?

Yes, if you are an undergraduate and are either a full-time or part-time student you may be eligible for certain loans. However, if you are a postgraduate the terms vastly differ. The university’s Student Funding Team.  are available to speak to regarding any queries about your eligibility for both Government and University funding. You may book an appointment with a member of the team or drop in and speak to an advisor at the Student Centre, every Tuesday between 10 am and 12 pm, and every Thursday between 2 pm and 4 pm. Alternatively, you may call +44 (0)1204 903497 or +44 (0)1204 903499 or email

How do I attend an Open Day?

To register for the Open Day, simply book your place online on the university website and you will receive an email confirming your booking, along with directions and parking instructions. The full programme will be able available online approximately 2 weeks prior, and will also be sent out to you by post.

Can I get accommodation in the university's Halls of Residence?

McCombs Bolton Ltd is the only preferred and recommended student accommodation provider for the University of Bolton. Please visit Orlando Village for further information.

What if I can't make it to the dedicated Open Day?

If you can’t make it to the dedicated day, then please call +44 (0)1204 903807 or email to arrange a campus tour suitable for you. These can be arranged anytime Monday-Friday 9 am - 5 pm to fit in with your schedule.


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