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Loved today at Leeds Trinity Uni, v excited about the future right now #LTopenday

Leeds Trinity University Open Day Wednesday 9 October

2013


Choosing what you want to study at university, and where, is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. You need to make sure you get plenty of information to make an informed decision about your future, which is where Open Days come in. Open Days are your best chance to meet students and lecturers, find out more about your subject choices and get a feel for the university where you may spend the next few years of your life! Each of our 2013 days will be packed full of activities, designed to make sure you leave with a clear picture of the subject you will be studying and why you should do your degree at Leeds Trinity University! To help you plan your day, you’ll find details of all of the services available on the Open Day, including our campus tours, Information Fair and a timetable of all our subject talks. Ask lots of questions, chat to our students and staff and, above all, enjoy the day! We can’t wait to meet you! The Open Day Team


Your Open Day The Open Day runs from 12 until 4pm, with the following activities planned to help you get the most out of your visit:

Information Fair

Absolutely loved Leeds Trinity, officially my first choice! #LTopenday

Student Finance Q&A

Taking place in our Sports Centre, the Information Fair is your starting point for the day. After registering at the reception desk just inside the Sports Centre, make your way into the Sports Hall where you’ll have the opportunity to meet representatives from a range of academic and student support services.

If you’re overwhelmed by student finance then don’t worry, you’re not alone! We’ll give you the key facts about funding your university experience, and debunk some common myths you may have heard about tuition fees and student loans.

All of our academic departments will have stands at the fair, with lecturers and students on-hand to give you advice about our range of undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation courses. If you’re looking to do a joint honours course then make sure you visit the stands for both courses, to make sure you get all of the information that you need.

When it comes to finding out about what it’s really like to be a student at Leeds Trinity, we’re going to leave you in the safe hands of our students! Don’t miss this chance to hear what they think about everything from our accommodation and learning facilities, to student life in the city of Leeds itself.

You’ll also get the opportunity to meet representatives from our students support services, which include careers, employability, admissions, accommodation, student health and student finance. This only scratches the surface of what’s available at the Information Fair, so make sure it’s firmly embedded in your plan for the day!

Subject talks

There will be a range of talks taking place that focus on all of the degree courses that we offer at Leeds Trinity. Delivered by the lecturers that would teach you if you decide to make Leeds Trinity your first choice, you’ll get a brilliant insight into exactly what your course would entail. There’s plenty of time for questions during each talk, so make the most of your opportunity to get the answers that are important to you.

Student life talks

Campus tours

Campus tours are the best way to get a feel for our fabulous campus, including our on-site accommodation, academic and social facilities. Tours are run by our student ambassadors who know the campus better than anyone, so take advantage to ask them lots of questions! Tours will aim to leave every five minutes, and will last approximately 45 minutes.

Food and Drink

Open Days can work up quite an appetite, so we’ll be offering special meal deals in our Dining Room during the Open Day. We’ll also keep your thirst quenched with free bottles of water in the Information Fair, and free hot drinks in the Dining Room.


What our students say We put students at the heart of everything we do at Leeds Trinity University, and it shows. In our most recent Student Experience Survey*, our students declared themselves highly satisfied with all aspects of the University, from their courses and lecturers to the facilities and Students’ Union. Don’t take our word for it, read a sample of what they said below:

The outstanding lecturers make most lectures interesting and interactive. Humanities

could hope to get as a work placement, as the practical experience gained and the support from staff are second to none. Media I adore my course. “Psychology

Marketing students are satisfied with the quality of their course

100% of Media and

The Trinity Vision placement available in the “Media Centre is the best thing a Media Student

100% of English and

friendly staff that can’t do enough to help you and feel welcome. Children, Young People and Families

History students would recommend Leeds Trinity to a friend

100% of English and

Most of my tutors have a professional “ background and are passionate about what

they are teaching. Journalism

It feels like lecturers know you personally, “ rather than just as a number. Primary Education

Film students agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching

You feel part of the University family as soon “ as you register for your course, supported by very

The quality and variety of food on offer in the canteen is brilliant. Sport, Health and Nutrition

“ *The Student Experience Survey is conducted with L4 and L5 students in 2013.


Leeds Leeds Trinity Students’ Union

Hi! We’re Miki and Neil, the President and VicePresident of Leeds Trinity Students’ Union (LTSU). It’s our job to make sure that students have the best time here at Leeds Trinity, with the best social activities, the best societies and the best representation. We’re also here to make sure that your voice is heard, right from the word go. There are four key components that make up what we do in the Union: Events, Clubs and Societies, Student Welfare Service and Representation. LTSU organises some really exciting activities. We organise all the LTSU nights out, as well as alternative events to make sure that there’s always something to do for everyone. We also enter all our sports teams into the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) league, so that you get to compete against other universities and other students’ unions. This is a great way to get to know people, both inside Leeds Trinity and out! We also make sure that the student voice is heard! We take your thoughts and ideas right the way to the Board of Governors, and make sure that we are really listened to. When the University plans things, we’re there representing you, making sure that

everything has the students’ best interests at heart. The students really are the centre of our community and we wouldn’t have it any other way! Welfare is something that is so important to all students. We have a specialist Welfare Officer, Adam, who runs drop-in sessions twice a week, where you can pop along and have a chat about anything. It’s completely free and confidential, and we can help you with anything from health, housing, local travel and discounts, to mental health enquiries, crime and safety. The list goes on! At the end of the day, we’re here to support you, to represent you, and to put your needs first. We’ll be in the Information Fair during the Open Day, so come and say hello and ask us as many questions as you like! Miki and Neil President and Vice-President

Great day at the Leeds Trinity Open Day; loved it. V.impressive #LTopenday


Undergraduate Talk Timetable Courses

Time

Room

Business, Management and Marketing Accounting and Business 1.15 - 2.00 Business Business and Management Business and Marketing Management (2 Years) Tourism and Leisure Management (2 Years)

Conference Suite

Children, Young People and Families Early Childhood Studies Education Studies Working with Children, Young People and Families

1.30 - 2.00 2.00 - 2.30 2.30 - 3.00

AG100

1.15 - 2.00

AG21

2.15 - 3.00

AG21

Humanities Philosophy, Ethics and Religion Religious Studies Theology History

English 3.15 - 4.00 AG100 English and Film Studies + English and History + English and Journalism + English and Media + English and Writing

Journalism - Talks followed by a short tour of the department’s facilities Broadcast Journalism 1.45 - 2.30 Journalism Magazine Journalism Sports Journalism

Mary Hallaway Lecture Theatre

Media, Film And Culture - Talks followed by a short tour of the department’s facilities Digital and Social Media 3.15 - 4.00 Film Studies Film and Television Studies Media Media and Marketing Television Production

Conference Suite


Courses

Time

Room

2.15 - 3.15

Auditorium

Primary Education Primary Education: Early Years Primary Education: Later Years

Psychology Psychology 2.45 - 3.30 Psychology and Child Development Sport Psychology

Mary Hallaway Lecture Theatre

Forensic Psychology 3.30 - 4.15

Mary Hallaway Lecture Theatre

Sport, Health and Nutrition Primary Physical Education and Sports Coaching 1.15 - 2.00 Primary Physical Education and Sports Development Secondary Physical Education and Sports Coaching Secondary Physical Education and Sports Development Primary Education, Physical Education and Sport (2 years) Secondary Education, Physical Education and Sport (2 years)

Auditorium

Sport, Health, Exercise and Nutrition 2.15 - 3.00 Nutrition, Food and Health

Conference Suite

Sport and Exercise Sciences (Sports Psychology) 3.15 - 4.00 Sport and Exercise Sciences (Strength and Conditioning) Sport and Exercise Sciences (Sports Nutrition)

AG21

Additional Talks Student Life

12.30 - 1.00

Auditorium

Student Finance

1.00 - 1.30

Mary Hallaway Lecture Theatre

Additional Support Requirements? If you have special requirements you’d like to discuss, please call Jane Perekrest (Dyslexia and Disability Co-ordinator) on 0113 283 7138 or e-mail j.perekrest@leedstrinity.ac.uk before the Open Day. +For further information on your joint honours course visit the Information Fair.

@LeedsTrinity was really nice! I’m definitely applying, and will hopefully be accepted to do Psychology!


Leeds Welcome to Leeds

Headingley and Hyde Park

Leeds is one of the UK’s largest cities and is home to hundreds of thousands of students! It’s renowned for its amazing nightlife, culture and shopping, as well as being an internationally recognised major centre of learning. So what do you need to know about what’s on your doorstep at Leeds Trinity?

Just a few miles away from Horsforth are the legendary student hubs of Headingley and Hyde Park. Headingley is where the majority of students in Leeds live and congregate, and is filled with a variety of pubs, bars, cafés and restaurants as well as lots of student flats and houses to suit many budgets. No trip to Headingley is complete without a visit to The Original Oak, which has a huge beer garden that’s perfect for those hot days.

Leeds City Centre Less than 15 minutes away from Leeds Trinity by train, Leeds is an amazing student city and whatever your interests, you’ll be spoilt for choice with activities when you arrive here. If you like shopping, you’ve probably already got the city’s latest shopping experience, Trinity Leeds, in your sights. You’ll find all of the biggest names in there like Superdry, H&M and Hollister, as well as student-friendly restaurants Wagamama and Yo Sushi, the first Everyman Cinema outside of London and lots more. If you like your clothes with a bit of history, you’ll find that Leeds has a great vintage shopping scene, with fantastic bargains to be found at shops in and around the Corn Exchange. Leeds is also a city renowned for its live music, and the city centre is home to lots of great venues, from the o2 Academy to The Cockpit. New for 2013 is the First Direct Arena, a 13,500 capacity venue that will attract international heavyweights to Leeds.

Hyde Park is another popular area for students, boasting a more alternative scene with a variety of quirky cafés, restaurants and bars. It’s also home to Brudenell Social Club, an intimate venue renowned for hosting an eclectic range of high quality gigs, as well as Hyde Park Picture House, known as Leeds’ premier art-house cinema. We could tell you about everything there is to know about Leeds, but we’d end up filling up the rest of this booklet so we’ll quit while we’re ahead! To find out more, you can visit the About Leeds section of our website here: www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/aboutus/leeds


Upon arrival, please go Like toCentre. tweet? to our Sports

We’ll be tweeting updates throughout the Open Day, including answering your questions and retweeting your thoughts! Follow @leedstrinity and tag your tweets with #LTopenday to let us know what you think, like these students did!

Everyone at #LTopenday was top drawer, so helpful and so so friendly. Honestly could not fault anything at all.

Impressed with @leedstrinity today! Gets me excited for uni #LTopenday Brilliant day in Leeds today, looks like a great Uni and brilliant for the course I want to do #LTOpenDay #LeedsTrinity Had such a good day at Leeds Trinity Uni really want to go there now! Really really really impressed by @leedstrinity Definitely going as my first choice now #LTopenday


#loveLT We know you’ll love our campus when you visit us, but what else do you need to know about Leeds Trinity University?

• We’re in the top 10% of UK universities for teaching excellence (Sunday Times University Guide 2013) • We take your employability really seriously, so all of our degrees include at least two professional work placements • 91% of our graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduating (HESA Destination of Leavers Survey 2012) To Horsforth and Leeds

• We’re only 15 minutes away from the amazing city centre of Leeds, a great student city with excellent job prospects after graduation

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Upon arrival, please go to our Sports Centre to register and visit the Information Fair

Welcome

Food and Drink

1 Reception

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2 South Entrance

21 Atrium CafĂŠ Bar

22 Dining Room and Lounge Bar

Key Buildings

3 St. Bede Lecture Theatre

Halls of Residence

4 St. Bede Centre

23 Norwich Hall

5 Andrew Kean Learning  Centre

24 Whitby Hall 25 St. Albans Hall

6 Maintenance Bay

26 Ripon Hall

7 Trinity Building

27 Kirkstall Hall

8 Chapel

28 All Saints Court

9 Student Administration

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29 Trinity Close

10 Blue Room/AG55

11 Cliffe House Day Nursery

Sports Facilities

12 Accommodation Office

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13 Conference Suite

31 Sports Centre

14 Auditorium

32 Floodlit Sports Court

15 Media Services

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Guiseley <-> Leeds Bus (No 97 Bus)

Free Shuttle Bus to Horsforth

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The student ambassadors and tutors were so helpful. Love the location, definitely a home away from home :)


How to find us Leeds Trinity University has great transport links – it’s easily accessible by road, there’s a railway station ten minutes’ walk from campus and plenty of buses from Leeds stop directly outside the main entrance.

GPS

If you are using a Sat Nav system, our campus postcode is LS18 5HD.

Parking

There is free car parking available on our campus. When you arrive, please look out for our Student Ambassadors who will guide you to an available space.

By train

Leeds Trinity University is situated approximately one mile from Horsforth Train Station on the Leeds-York line, with trains arriving every 30 minutes. Telephone 08457 484950 for further information or visit: www.nationalrail.co.uk

Give us a call 0113 283 7150

Drop us an email

enquiries@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Free Leeds Trinity Shuttle Bus

The Leeds Trinity University free shuttle bus will be operating between Horsforth Train Station and our campus every 30 minutes throughout the Open Day, from Horsforth Train Station.

By bus

There are frequent bus services between Leeds city centre and Horsforth. West Yorkshire bus routes 97 and 731 travel from Leeds Central Bus Station and both stop outside Leeds Trinity University. For further information on local bus services, please contact Metro on 0113 2457676 or visit: www.wymetro.com

Leeds Trinity University Brownberrie Lane Horsforth Leeds LS18 5HD

facebook.com/leedstrinity @leedstrinity

www.leedstrinity.ac.uk


Open Day Guide - 9 October