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TRAVELLING TO THE UNIVERSITY BY CAR Visitors should approach Winchester along Romsey Road. If driving on the M3, come off at Junction 11 and pass through Badger Farm Road and turn right at the second roundabout to proceed along Romsey Road. After passing West Downs on your left and the Royal Hampshire County Hospital on your right, turn right into St James’ Lane. After a sharp corner turn right into Sparkford Road. The King Alfred Campus is halfway down the hill on the right hand side. If you have received a parking permit in the post then you can park on campus.

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PARK & RIDE South Winchester Park & Ride is located off Junction 11 of the M3 (SO21 2FG). We suggest that you allow at least 30 minutes to park and travel to the University. The bus will drop you outside our West Downs Campus. The Park and Ride costs £3 for the whole day and this can be paid in cash, card or by mobile phone. If you wish to visit the city centre after the Open Day there is a Park and Ride service directly from the centre of the City. 2 | APPLICANT OPEN DAYS 2018

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The University is less than one mile (approximately 15 minutes walk) from Winchester station.

Main bus and coach routes stop at King Alfred’s Statue in central Winchester. The walk to King Alfred Campus takes approximately 20 minutes. On alighting proceed along Broadway and through the pedestrianised High Street. Turn left at Southgate Street. Cross St Clement Street and take the next right turn into St James’ Lane. Proceed up the hill and just after the railway bridge go through the gates of West Hill Cemetery and take the footpath through the middle of the cemetery. The University is situated opposite the far gate of the cemetery.

Leave the station by the main exit (platform 2) and either catch our free shuttle bus to the University, or if you choose to walk, turn right onto Station Road leading onto Upper High Street. Turn right over the bridge and then left onto Clifton Terrace. Continue past the green until you reach the main road (Romsey Road).

FOR WEST DOWNS Turn right and walk up the hill past the Royal Hampshire County Hospital and the Hillier Garden Centre. The West Downs Centre is on your right.

FOR THE KING ALFRED CAMPUS Cross the Romsey Road on foot and proceed along St James’ Terrace. Cross the road and turn right and take the path through the cemetery. The King Alfred Campus is on the other side of the cemetery.

PUBLIC PARKING For city centre parking please visit www.winchester.gov.uk/parking We recommend Tower Street, Jewry Street or Gladstone Street. All are a 10 minute walk from the University. Parking Permits are not valid for these car parks.

TAXI There is a taxi rank directly outside the station. Taxis to the University cost approximately £5.

BUS Stagecoach bus number 5 departs from outside the station approximately every 10 minutes. Alight at the hospital on Romsey Road and continue uphill to find the West Downs Centre on your right or take Queen’s Road on the left and continue downhill to reach the King Alfred Campus.

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across the South East and London in the Government’s ‘Happiness’ index with a score of 7.72 Office for National Statistics, 2015


WELCOME FROM PROFESSOR JOY CARTER DL, VICE-CHANCELLOR “I am delighted to welcome you to our Open Day. I know that they are vital in helping you determine your future choice so today is really about giving you the opportunity to get a feel for student life at the University of Winchester and find out what it’s like to study and live in this wonderful city. The University is modern and dynamic, with a long history of excellence in higher education. We have much to be proud of, particularly our innovative teaching, our vibrant campus life and our first-class facilities. We are a values-driven institution where the emphasis is on our students as individuals - you are supported and empowered to reach your potential, both academically and personally. I hope this is reflected, even in your short time today, as you explore our campus and speak to those that already study here. I would urge you to see as much of the University as you can – this can be done through tours of the campus and the accommodation. You have the chance to find out a lot more about the subject you are interested in and talk to those who might be teaching you. There is also a range of useful information including housing, finance, how to apply and student support. With so much going on, please do not hesitate to ask our friendly staff and students any questions you might have – we’re here to help. Finally, I want to thank you for taking the time to visit and I wish you an enjoyable and inspiring day.”

ARRIVALS AND CHECK IN The Welcome Talk you booked online marks the start of your day and lasts approximately 30 minutes. Welcome Talks run at 10am, 10.45am and 11.30am. Please arrive around 15 minutes before the start time of your Welcome Talk so you have enough time to park and register before going into the Welcome Talk. When you arrive please head to The Stripe building (number 17 on the map, see pages 20-21) where you will be able to register your attendance. To register your attendance please have your QR code ready to scan. This can either be printed and brought with you on the day or you can show it on your smartphone or tablet. If you do not have a QR code then please head straight to the Check In desk where we can register you.

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GENERAL INFORMATION LOST? HAVE A QUESTION? Look out for our Student Ambassadors and student Tour Guides in brightly coloured polo shirts who can help you, or find a member of staff in The Stripe Foyer or at the West Downs Centre. To find the locations of talks and activities check the map (pages 2021), look out for directional signs around campus or ask a student helper to point you in the right direction.

SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE We run a Shuttle Bus Service between Main Reception (King Alfred Campus) and the West Downs Centre throughout the day. Shuttle Bus Stops are marked on the map on pages 20 and 21 of this programme. The journey between sites takes approximately 2 minutes. The journey on foot takes approximately 8 minutes. Shuttle buses run until 4pm. From 12pm we also run a Shuttle Bus Service into the City (last departure 3.45pm). The Shuttle Bus will drop you off at King Alfred’s statue (No. 4 on the City Map on page 27). The Shuttle Bus will also make return journeys from the statue, the last pick-up will be 4pm. You are welcome to leave your car here if you parked on site.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY If you have an emergency whilst on site, such as requiring first aid, then please call our Site Stewards on 01962 827666.

WIFI If you would like to access the Wi-Fi here on campus then please follow these instructions: 1. Find the network ‘UoW Open Day’ 2. Enter Key: this will be provided on the day 3. Enter your email address

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Please report to the Welcome Desk in The Stripe (number 17 on the map) where a member of the International Recruitment team can be contacted. 6 | APPLICANT OPEN DAYS 2018


COME AND JOIN US… CLOSE UP MAGICIAN The Stripe Plaza and Foodhall (number 17 and 11 on the map) 11am-3pm Come and experience some close up magic, prepare to be amazed by Roger Lapin with his unique and modern repertoire of tricks.

LIVE BAND Farebrother are an indie rock quartet that had a non-stop 2017, which included the release of their début EP ‘Rapture’ and numerous shows under their belts.

KIDS ACTIVITY PACK Pick yours up from the registration desk in The Stripe (number 17 on the map) Includes word searches, colouring and puzzles.

HOT DONUTS AND SWEETS On The Stripe Plaza (number 17 on the map) Come and enjoy some delicious treats.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION AT #HELLOWINCH TAKE A PHOTO IN ONE OF OUR PHOTO FRAMES AND LET US KNOW ABOUT YOUR DAY! UniversityofWinchester @_UoW UniWinchester joinus2018.winchester.ac.uk/blog

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REFRESHMENTS Light refreshments can be purchased in The Stripe. All proceeds from refreshments sales will go to support our charity partners Animals Asia and the Winchester Girls, Uganda. We also have the following University Catering outlets:

LEARNING CAFÉ Level 4 University Centre (number 11 on the map) Sandwiches, paninis, wraps, snacks, hot and cold drinks

FOOD HALL Level 3, University Centre (number 11 on the map) Hot meals, fresh baguettes, sandwiches, snacks, hot and cold drinks

STUDENT UNION SHOP Level 1 University Centre (number 11 on the map) Sandwiches, crisps, confectionary, cold drinks

CYBER ITALIA Kenneth Kettle Building (number 4 on the map) Made to order pizza, paninis, wraps, sandwiches, hot and cold drinks

CAFÉ LIFE West Downs (number 21 on the map) Sandwiches, paninis, wraps, snacks, hot and cold drinks

WE WORK WITH SOME GREAT CHARITIES THAT ARE MAKING A REAL DIFFERENCE AROUND THE WORLD. ANIMALS ASIA Animals Asia is working to improve the welfare of wild and domesticated species in Asia. They engage with officials, educational and scientific institutions, the media, celebrities and local communities to raise awareness and bring about lasting change. They focus on three issues: • Ending Bear Bile Farming • Cat and Dog Welfare • Captive Animal Welfare All of the above suffer from extreme mistreatment and abuse; the University of Winchester is raising money for Animals Asia to support the excellent work that they undertake.

THE WINCHESTER GIRLS, UGANDA We are helping to fund a group of girls through their education in Uganda. You can make donations at the refreshments stand in Stripe Studio 2 (number 17 on the map). 8 | APPLICANT OPEN DAYS 2018


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Our intention is for our graduates to be informed, insightful and innovative in people-focussed professions, so each of our degrees engages with theory, policy and practice in a wide range of modules, and the Faculty has numerous opportunities for work-based learning and volunteering in the UK and overseas. Our staff are highly skilled practitioners who also undertake research in education and social policy and practice, and we take pride in the quality of our teaching and support for students: our teacher training programmes are rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and our academic studies in education are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in England for overall satisfaction. We would love for you to join us!

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The Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care is deeply committed to high quality education as a force for good in the world. A strong community focus underpins our research-informed degrees in Teaching, Education Studies, Liberal Arts, Health and Social Care, and Social Work – and we take our commitment to your learning very seriously.

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THE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is home to around 2,000 students and teaches a wide variety of lively disciplines engaged with the world in which we live and which we seek to understand better – Psychology, History, Politics, Religion, Criminology are just some of the subjects we cover.

For 2018 we are very excited to launch our new Anthropology degree. Our main base is in Medecroft, with Psychology housed in Herbert Jarman building on the main campus. We hope very much that you will choose to join our Faculty in 2018.

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Through dedicated teams of academic specialists, we are committed to supporting the academic success and personal development of students and to maximising their graduate employability attributes and skills. Come along to our Open Day and learn more about what we do. I very much look forward to meeting you.

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TASTER SESSIONS SUBJECT

TASTER DESCRIPTION

Accounting and Finance; Accounting and Management

Each Taster Session will last one hour and there will be opportunities to ask questions. If you do not manage to get all of the information you require, you can visit the Advice Fair and Course Fair in the Marquee (number 30 on your map). ROOM

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An overview offering you the chance to find out more about the course, ask questions, meet lecturers and get a taster of what a university class is like.

Main Building 5

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American Studies; American Studies and History; American Studies and Politics

Our interactive taster session offers an overview of the course and an example of a typical year one class work.

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Ancient, Classical and Medieval Studies

A hands-on session with staff and current students considering what the archaeologist can learn from looking at both objects and human remains. Please note that this may involve handling actual human bones.

Medecroft 110

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Animal Welfare and Society

The BA Animal Welfare and Society presentation gives an overview of this new programme at the University of Winchester. What is ‘Animal Welfare and Society’? What sort of academic disciplines inform it? Is it concerned with animal welfare, animal rights, or both? How is it taught and what sort of careers can it lead to? These issues are discussed in the taster session. There is time for visitors to ask questions and we have a current Animal Welfare and Society student to give a student’s perspective.

Medecroft 5

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Anthropology

A hands-on session using casts of primate skulls and early human fossils, from ‘Lucy’ to the Neanderthals, to explore human evolution through skeletal anatomy. Focusing on the morphology of the skull and dentition, and what this might tell us about diet, as well as the evidence for bipedalism (walking upright on two legs) in early humans.

Medecroft 6

19

Archaeology (BA and BSc); Archaeological Practice; Archaeological Practice with Professional Placement

A hands-on session with staff and current students considering what the archaeologist can learn from looking at both objects and human remains. Please note that this may involve handling actual human bones.

Medecroft 110

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Business Management; Business Management with Enterprise and Innovation

Be prepared for an interactive discussion on the darker elements of managing a business.

St Alphege 203

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Childhood Studies

By attending the session you will gain an understanding of the structure of the Childhood Studies degree (including details of placements in Years 2 and 3) and take part in some practical learning activities. We will also be considering the holistic development of children (how all areas of development can be seen to interlink). Additionally, you will then explore a range of activities to test this out and determine ways of adapting activities to ensure inclusion of all children

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TIMES

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

1pm-2pm 2pm-3pm

12pm-1pm 1pm-2pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

12am-1pm 1pm-3pm


Each Taster Session will last one hour and there will be opportunities to ask questions. If you do not manage to get all of the information you require, you can visit the Advice Fair and Course Fair in the Marquee (number 30 on your map).

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Childhood, Youth and Community Studies

An introduction to the CYCS degree programme offering you the chance to find out more about this degree programme. This is a friendly and informal taster session, which provides an opportunity to explore some of the influences on children and young people’s development in a discussion based activity. A questions and answers opportunity is available at the end of the discussion.

Herbert Jarmen 5

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Choreography and Dance

An introduction to learning and teaching in dance. In this interactive workshop we will look at and discuss two choreography assignments, performed live by the University of Winchester Dance students.

Performing Arts Studio 3

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Classical Studies

A discussion with staff and current students about how we interpret both material and literary sources from the past and how multi-disciplinary methodology enhances our study of the Classical world.

Medecroft 107

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Comedy: Performance and Production

A lively practical workshop in which students create a short devised group piece starting from simple games and play. We shall focus on the use of space, the performer’s rhythm and the tensions associated with different styles of performance. It will be creative, inventive and fun.

Performing Arts Studio 6

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Computer Aided Design; Computer Aided Design: Exhibition Design; Computer Aided Design: Product and Packaging Design; Computer Aided Design: Spatial Design; Interior and Landscape; Computer Aided Design: User Centred Design

In this taster session we will task the attendees with coming up with an architectural/interior design idea for the Digital Media Studio (DMD Studio). How could they make it a more effective space? How would they design it to utilise the space in a more efficient way? The attendees will work in teams and at the end of the session will compare notes by critiquing each other’s ideas as part of a final presentation. The aim is to show how the design process helps to shape ideas.

St Edburga 001

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Computer Science; Computer Systems and Networks; Cyber Security

BSc (Hons) Computer Science, Computer Systems and Network and Cyber security cover the key concepts and competencies in digital and technology solutions. These programmes have been designed to focus on both the practical core technology skills such as fundamentals of software and systems design, security and network fundamentals. This talk will explore the programmes in further detail and the increasing array of career options available within technology. We will include sample details of our lessons and practical sessions along with methods for assessment.

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14

Creative Writing; Creative Writing and Drama; Creative Writing and English Literature; Creative Writing and English Language Studies

Creative sessions using a variety of objects that trigger ideas and potential story-lines, the group will get the chance to imagine, write and share ideas-all within a low-key, friendly and supportive session. After the workshop there will be an opportunity for Q and A about either the session itself, or broader aspects relating to Creative Writing at university level.

St Alphege 202

16

TIMES

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

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Each Taster Session will last one hour and there will be opportunities to ask questions. If you do not manage to get all of the information you require, you can visit the Advice Fair and Course Fair in the Marquee (number 30 on your map).

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Creative Production; Creative Screen Production

Applicants looking at the Creative Production Awards: Music and Sound Production and Creative Screen Production will collaborate on a piece of audiovisual content creation featuring FX and sound design. They will also have the opportunity to experience a recording session in the studio and tour the multimedia facilities at the University of Winchester.

Fred Wheeler 104

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Criminology; Criminology and Sociology

Get involved with activities that will explore crime and criminality from different perspectives. Members of our teaching team will guide you through and be happy to answer any of your questions along the way.

St Alphege 204

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Dance Performance: Young People

An introduction to learning and teaching in Dance. In this interactive workshop we will look at and discuss 2 choreography assignments, performed live by the University of Winchester dance students.

Performing Arts Studio 3

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Digital Media Design; Digital Media Design: 3D Visualisation; Digital Media Development; Digital Media Development: 3D Environments (Game and Heritage)

We will be offering a taster session in ‘Design Thinking’. How does a designer incorporate ‘Design Thinking’ when creating a (digital) product? The goal will be understanding a designer’s process when creating a digital product. Attendees, in teams, will design an App, paying particular attention to the UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience) design. The groups will swap wireframes and compare designs. We will look at what they would improve and present their ideas to the rest of the group.

St Edburga 001

25

Drama; Drama and English Literature; Drama and Performing Arts; Drama with Creative Writing

This taster session will give you a taste of the undergraduate experience on Drama programmes at the University of Winchester. Working in small groups, we will consider the place of text-based performance and its relevance in the world in which we live. How can and does theatre respond to and reflect the burning issues of the day? What are the subjects that you think theatre should be addressing? Why does theatre matter in 21st century Britain?

Performing Arts Studio 2

26

Economics; Economics and Finance

An overview offering you the chance to find out more about the course, ask questions, meet lecturers and get a taster of what a university class is like.

Main Building 5

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TIMES

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm


Each Taster Session will last one hour and there will be opportunities to ask questions. If you do not manage to get all of the information you require, you can visit the Advice Fair and Course Fair in the Marquee (number 30 on your map).

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St Alphege 203

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English Language Studies; English Language Studies with Creative Writing

After a very brief introduction, the taster session will offer practical opportunities to explore a range of topics and methods that you will encounter throughout the degrees proper. The activities will represent the different natures of each pathway, and give you an opportunity to try out which fits you best. The activities may take you out of the room and into the nearby linguistics lab.

St Alphege 003

16

English Linguistics; English Linguistics with Forensic Linguistics

After a very brief introduction, the taster session will offer practical opportunities to explore a range of topics and methods that you will encounter throughout the degrees proper. The activities will represent the different natures of each pathway, and give you an opportunity to try out which fits you best. The activities may take you out of the room and into the nearby linguistics lab.

St Alphege 003

16

St Alphege 003

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Fred Wheeler 205

14

Education Studies; Education Studies (Early Childhood); Education Studies (Special and Inclusive); Education Studies and Drama; Education Studies and English Literature; Education Studies and History; Education: Youth and Community Studies

English Literature; English Literature with English Language; English Literature with Creative Writing; English with American Literature

English Literature and Film

TASTER DESCRIPTION 24 February Open Day: What is childhood? In this brief session we will explore common sense, everyday meanings of early childhood and how they relate to social, historical and cultural framings of young children and their education and care. This raises provocative and critical questions and challenges to the traditional assumptions of childhood. 24 March Open Day: Film and Education Studies. In most parts of the degree, educational ideas are taught via books. But can films be taken seriously as teaching us about education also? This third year module explores how we come to re-think our understanding of concepts like the teacher, the school, the child, through their visual and narrative representation on screen.

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12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

24 February Open Day: We will consider what is meant by being a ‘critical reader’ of literature. It will do this by a close reading exercise of two short poems. We will explore what can be done with this material by adopting different ways of reading. These critical approaches will be drawn from some of the approaches we teach on our first year Critical Reading modules. 24 March Open Day: This session will consider what is meant be being a ‘critical reader’ of literature. It will do this by a close reading exercise of opening sentences of two famous novels. We will explore what can be done with a small sample of a text, by adopting different ways of reading. Consideration will be given to the significance of context, including biography, and the need for specialist skills, drawing upon, for example, psychoanalysis or feminist theory. This programme is designed for those who wish to engage in the academic study of film, whether as a single subject or in combination with other subject areas.

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

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Each Taster Session will last one hour and there will be opportunities to ask questions. If you do not manage to get all of the information you require, you can visit the Advice Fair and Course Fair in the Marquee (number 30 on your map).

SUBJECT

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Event Management

It will be an interactive session. During the session the different types of events will be introduced to the students. They will also be introduced to the concept of risk assessment and how to carry out a risk assessment for 2 different types of events. A high risk and low risk event

St Alphege 201

16

Fashion Marketing and Media

The taster session will introduce fashion branding and you will discover brand extension methods. You will have the opportunity to meet staff and current students and find out more about studying Fashion Marketing and Media at the University of Winchester.

St Edburga 201

25

Film Production

You will be given a tour of the Multi Media Centre (post-production area), Loan Counter and have the opportunity to ask questions of staff and view our range of professional film production equipment. This includes 4K cameras, lighting kits, location sound kits, and supporting industry-standard accessories available for student project work.

St Alphege 201

16

Film Studies; Film and American Studies Film Studies and Production; Film Studies and Screenwriting

Each Film Studies programme offers a broadly interdisciplinary approach that links theoretical and analytical perspectives to practice, competences, attributes and skills.

Fred Wheeler 205

14

Forensic Studies

You will participate in an interactive session and have the chance to learn more about the course, ask questions and get a taste for our Forensic Studies course here at Winchester.

St Alphege 002

16

Geography

This session explores the connections between ordinary people, globalization and criminal economies. It will consider the extent to which illicit and illegal trades form significant aspects of the contemporary global economy and the ways in which the groups associated with them have exploited the opportunities afforded to them by globalisation. Visitors will also later have the opportunity to experience some of the University’s Geographical Information Systems (GIS) facilities.

Main Building 5

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St Alphege 001

16

Main Building 2

7

Global History and Politics

Health, Community and Social Care Studies

24 February Open Day: Who caused ‘Napoleon’s ulcer’? And why should we care? Surprising new facts and intriguing interpretations from the latest research on a conflict that engulfed Britain and dislocated much of the rest of the Western world for six long years (1808-1814) and far beyond. 24 March Open Day: Who caused ‘Napoleon’s ulcer’? And why should we care? Surprising new facts and intriguing interpretations from the latest research on a conflict that engulfed Britain and dislocated much of the rest of the Western world for six long years (1808-1814) and far beyond. An overview of the course and a friendly interactive taster session: ‘From Institution to Community: exploring the shift of care from hospitals and asylums to community and home’.

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TIMES

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

11am-12pm 1pm-2pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm

12pm-1pm 2pm-3pm


Each Taster Session will last one hour and there will be opportunities to ask questions. If you do not manage to get all of the information you require, you can visit the Advice Fair and Course Fair in the Marquee (number 30 on your map).

SUBJECT

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History

Please see below for the Modern World and Medieval World Taster Descriptions. You will need to either attend 11am-12pm or 1pm-2pm for a focus on the Medieval World or 12pm-1pm or 2pm3pm for a focus on the Modern World.

St Alphege 004 or St Alphege 001

16

A hands-on session with staff and current students considering what the archaeologist can learn from looking at both objects and human remains. Please note that this may involve handling actual human bones.

Medecroft 110

19

St Alphege 004

16

St Alphege 001

16

Journalism

You will have the opportunity to take on the role of television presenter in the TV studio-reading the auto-cue, introducing reports and doing a two-way with a reporter in an outside broadcasting unit.

Fred Wheeler 103

14

Law; Law and Business Management

The fascinating world of International Criminal Law (ICL), and how those accused of mass atrocities test the legal system to breaking point. Individuals accused of serious crimes, such as genocide and war crimes, pose a particular challenge when it comes to holding individuals responsible for their actions. Despite the development of International Law, large-scale and serious crimes continue to occur, globally. This lecture will ask questions, such as: Do international trials act as a deterrent to others? How can we hold those responsible for these crimes accountable? Are the international tribunals worth the huge financial investment?

St Alphege 004

16

History and Archaeology

History and the Medieval World

History and the Modern World

24 February Open Day: Mapping and imagining an early medieval city. What factors affected the shape and size of medieval cities? How do we reconstruct ideas about the early medieval city and its inhabitants? This taster explores the cities of Milan and Verona in Italy through maps, pictures and poetry. 24 March Open Day: Anglo-Saxon rulers – thinking about the ways in which the kings and queens of the Anglo-Saxons (from about 500 to 1066, and just beyond) were depicted and how that can help us to explore the culture and politics of the early medieval ages in Britain 24 February Open Day: What young people in the late Soviet Union liked to wear and why it had a huge political importance. The Soviet Union under Brezhnev is normally associated with stagnation, and not fashion, but you may be surprised: this session is likely to give you some new perspectives. 24 March Open Day: Who caused ‘Napoleon’s ulcer’? And why should we care? Surprising new facts and intriguing interpretations from the latest research on a conflict that engulfed Britain and dislocated much of the rest of the Western world for six long years (1808-1814) and far beyond.

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Each Taster Session will last one hour and there will be opportunities to ask questions. If you do not manage to get all of the information you require, you can visit the Advice Fair and Course Fair in the Marquee (number 30 on your map).

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Liberal Arts

An overview of the course and a taster session. Using our Liberal Arts website, we will provide intriguing questions and issues that cover the range of our modules. You won’t be expected to know the answers, so no one will be put on the spot!

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Marketing

Can you spot the hidden meanings within popular brands? Discover how brands help build an emotional relationship with consumers and develop a distinctive position within the marketplace. You will have the opportunity to meet lecturers and find out more about studying Marketing at the University of Winchester.

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Mathematics; Mathematics and Finance;

An overview offering you the chance to find out more about the course, ask questions and meet lecturers, and a taster of what a university class is like.

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Media and Audio Communication; Media and Communication; Media, Communication and Social Media; Media, Communication and Advertising; Media, Communication and Journalism

24 February Open Day: Wikipedia and the production of new knowledge. 24 March Open Day: The Zombie Apocalypse: Zombies in contemporary media culture.

Music Production and Performance (Popular Music)

Applicants will experience a recording session in real-time and take part in the professional and creative processes behind record production. Multi-track analogue recording will be combined with digital mixing, working with an artist from performance to completing a track.

Music and Sound Production

Applicants looking at the Creative Production Awards: Music and Sound Production and Creative Screen Production will collaborate on a piece of audiovisual content creation featuring FX and sound design. They will also have the opportunity to experience a recording session in the studio and tour the multimedia facilities at The University of Winchester.

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Musical Theatre

Prospective Musical Theatre students will participate in an interactive session experiencing what it might be like to take a voice or musical theatre performance class at the University of Winchester.

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Performing Arts

A lively practical workshop in which students create a short devised group piece starting from simple games and play. We shall focus on the use of space, the performer’s rhythm and the tensions associated with different styles of performance. It will be creative, inventive and fun.

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Each Taster Session will last one hour and there will be opportunities to ask questions. If you do not manage to get all of the information you require, you can visit the Advice Fair and Course Fair in the Marquee (number 30 on your map).

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Physiotherapy

This taster session will give prospective students a greater appreciation of the learning opportunities available on the physiotherapy programme and understand what is would be like to be a student physiotherapist. During the session there will be opportunities to ask questions and learn a bit about the application of anatomy in the process.

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Politics and Global Studies

This session examines the current state of US politics, looking ahead to the 2018 midterm elections for Congress, and, further, to developments that may influence the 2020 presidential race.

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Primary Education (all pathways)

Learning is complex and challenging. Learning is also fun! The BEd/MEd (Hons) Primary Education programme will prepare you to respond to children’s needs and give outstanding opportunities to all learners. In this session you will be invited to meet staff and current students from the Primary Education Team, browse learning resources, and try some activities for yourself

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

TASTER DESCRIPTION 24 February Open Day: The future of humanity? A host of new technologies are blurring the boundaries today between human and machine and raising important philosophical questions about what kind of future we are heading towards. What can science fiction tell us about who we are, where we are going, and what we are becoming along the way? 24 March Open Day: This session will focus on economic inequality, discussing how Economists and social scientists measure it, and looking at the current evidence around the world and in the UK in particular. The session will lead to a discussion about the nature, causes and implications of economic inequality, from an economic but also political point of view. 24 February Open Day: The future of humanity? A host of new technologies are blurring the boundaries today between human and machine and raising important philosophical questions about what kind of future we are heading towards. What can science fiction tell us about who we are, where we are going, and what we are becoming along the way? 24 March Open Day: Exploring religion: insiders and outsiders. Is it best to study religion as an insider to the faith or as an outsider? What are the ‘blind spots’ when studying one’s own faith? What is an outsider likely to miss? What are the advantages of either position? This session will explore how different vantage points on the ‘inside’ or the ‘outside’ of a religious tradition shape what scholars of religion do, and how they think.

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Each Taster Session will last one hour and there will be opportunities to ask questions. If you do not manage to get all of the information you require, you can visit the Advice Fair and Course Fair in the Marquee (number 30 on your map).

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Psychology: Psychological Science: Psychology and Child Development: Psychology and Cognition: Psychology and Criminology: Social Psychology

This session will provide an overview of the Psychology programme followed by a taster of some topics on current research conducted in the Psychology Department and a student perspective of what studying at Winchester is like.

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Social Work

You will learn about and explore current social work issues.

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Sociology

An overview offering you the chance to find out more about the course, ask questions and meet the sociology lecturers

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Sport and Exercise Science; Strength, Conditioning and Fitness; Sport and Exercise Psychology

Students will have a choice of sessions that take place in each of our sport science laboratories making use of our latest technology for measuring performance.

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Sports Business and Marketing; Sports Coaching; Sports Coaching and Performance; Sports Studies; Sport Psychology and Coaching

Students will split into classes based on their degree choice for an interactive session looking at current issues in sport.

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Theatre Production (Arts and Stage Management)

Students will use problem solving techniques in prop making and sourcing within different contexts and then get hands on and make a simple prop. They will then use a project planning game to organise an opening night press and marketing event.

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ADVICE HUB AND TALKS SUPPORT STAFF ARE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE OPEN DAY TO OFFER ADVICE AND INFORMATION FOR VISITORS. ALL OF THE ADVICE STANDS LISTED BELOW ARE BASED IN THE MARQUEE (NUMBER 30 ON THE MAP), AND ARE OPEN FROM 10AM-3.30PM. SOME DEPARTMENTS ARE GIVING TALKS; PLEASE CHECK BELOW FOR TIMES AND LOCATIONS. ALL TALKS LAST AROUND 30 MINUTES. FINANCE STAND AND TALK Learn about the funding options available to you including loans, bursaries and scholarships. Everything you need to know about Student Finance will be covered in this talk Talks take place at 12pm and 2pm in St Alphege 204 (number 16 on the map) and lasts approximately 30 minutes.

immerse yourself in a different Higher Education system and culture as well as meet new people, make friends and travel. Come long to this talk to find out more about or partner universities and eligibility. Talks take place at 12.30pm and 2.30pm in St Alphege 202 (number 16 on the map) and last approximately 30 minutes.

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MATURE STUDENTS (21 AND OVER) (STAND)

Discover more about the range of accommodation available whilst studying at Winchester, costs and how to apply. A short briefing will take place before you depart for your Accommodation Tour.

Come and meet a current mature student to talk about life at Winchester.

PARENTS TALK Find out about important dates, accepting offers, results day and what you can do to prepare your son or daughter for university. Talks take place at 12pm and 2pm in St Alphege 202 (number 16 on the map) and last approximately 30 minutes.

STUDENT LIFE TALK Come and find out what it is like to be a University of Winchester Student by listening to a presentation given by current students. Talks take place at 12.30pm and 2.30pm in St Alphege 002 (number 16 on the map) and last approximately 30 minutes. See what support and activities our Student Union has to offer. Please make your way to The Vault in The Student Union to talk to a member of the team.

OPPORTUNITY WINCHESTER TALK At Winchester, you will gain more than just a degree. We work hard to offer you a range of interesting opportunities to help you reach your full potential and enhance your graduate CV. Attend this talk to find out more about what’s on offer including work placement opportunities, study abroad options, and our credit-bearing Volunteering and Value Studies modules. Talks take place at 12pm and 2pm in St Alphege 002 (number 16 on the map) and last approximately 30 minutes.

ADMISSIONS (STAND) Advice on entry requirements, applications and offers.

CAREERS (STAND) Develop your employability skills whilst at university and you will be well placed for an exciting career when you graduate. Meet our Careers Team and get more information about the support we offer you during your time at Winchester.

STUDY ABROAD STAND AND TALK The University offers exchange opportunities in America, Europe and Asia, typically over one semester. This is a valuable experience that can enhance your CV and give you the opportunity to fully

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STUDENT SERVICES STAND Find out about the advice, guidance and support Winchester can provide for its students, including disability and learning support, medical and welfare support.

SPORTS EXCELLENCE STAND The University of Winchester Sports Excellence Award Scheme is offered to prospective first year students on any full-time degree course. For more information on the Awards Scheme please come and visit our stand.

MUSIC CENTRE STAND The University of Winchester Music Centre is a network of staff, students and others from the local community who enjoy music making through a raft of different activities including choirs and ensembles, individual and group tuition, workshops, careers events and huge amounts of live performances. NO AUDITIONS, NO FEES.

VALUE STUDIES STAND In this series of Value Studies modules, students at Winchester get the opportunity to grapple with fundamental questions about values in an open atmosphere. The modules are team-taught by staff from the various departments in the University, who bring different kinds of expertise and experience to bear on questions of general human significance. The format is conversational and the spirit co-operative. They comprise of small conversational seminars: 7-12 students and focus on fundamental questions about art, morality, politics, religion and knowledge. Visit our stand to find out more.

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT STAND The Centre for Student Engagement will be able to provide information on all the fantastic extra-curricular opportunities available for students while you study at Winchester.


ACCOMMODATION TOURS Tours will depart from St Alphege 303 (number 16 on the map) every 15 minutes (first tour at 9.15am, last tour at 3.30pm). Tours are led by a current student and take approximately 45 minutes to one hour. The Open Day is an ideal opportunity for you to view our range of housing, speak to the housing team and start to think about where you might like to live.

28 Burma Road Student Village is adjacent to the King Alfred Campus and consists of 408 en suite rooms arranged in flats of six to eight with shared kitchens and two one bedroom family flats. There are six bedrooms (and kitchens) adapted for wheelchair users.

27 Queens Road Student Village is a purpose-built residential development adjacent to the King Alfred Campus, consisting of 399 en suite rooms arranged in flats of three to nine rooms with shared kitchens.

21 West Downs Student Village is located behind the Winchester Business School, just a few hundred metres from the King Alfred Campus. There are over 650 bedrooms in houses of six to ten rooms. There is a mixture of en suite and shared facility rooms and some one and two bedroom family flats. The Student Village has six study bedrooms (two adapted kitchens) adapted for students with disabilities.

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CAMPUS TOURS Tours will depart from St Alphege 301 (number 16 on the map) every 15 minutes (first tour at 9.15am, last tour 3.30pm). Tours are led by a current student and take approximately 45 minutes.

A STUDENT UNION The Student Union organises club nights, comedy nights, quizzes and live music. There is also a cinema with a dedicated programme of films. A variety of clubs, societies and associations are run in the Student Union, offering the chance to get involved in a wide range of activities. The Union also provides support and welfare services, accompanied by awareness campaigns throughout the year. The bottom floor is known as The Vault which is a multi-purpose space, primarily hosting club nights but there is retractable tiered seating that transforms the space into a cinema and performance area. The second floor houses The Lounge complete with a burger hatch and also our Terrace Bar.

B THE FOOD HALL The Food Hall provides a range of meals throughout the day, a wokery bar, deli bar and fresh salad bar. There is a wide selection of dishes to choose from including a daily special utilising local ingredients.

C BOOKSHOP AND LEARNING CAFÉ P&G Wells University Bookshop is at the heart of the University of Winchester. In addition to set texts, it stocks background and leisure reading, gifts for friends and family, second-hand books of all types, and essential stationery. The Learning Café offers 24-hour a day access, a Café counter selling excellent coffee and snacks, 50 PCs, wireless access and comfy seating for group work or just relaxing with friends.

D CAREERS Careers offers impartial information, advice and guidance about occupations, graduate employment, further study/training, volunteering, and other opportunities for students and graduates (up to one year after graduation). They organise a programme of talks and workshops from external speakers on a wide range of topics, a JobShop which advertises part-time job vacancies both on campus and locally, vacation work, national graduate job vacancies, a volunteering service promoting many local opportunities and much more!

E STUDENT SERVICES Our Student Services team provide a wide range of services to support students during their time at Winchester. They offer wellbeing support (counselling, disability support, mental health support and medical provision), student advice and finance, study skills and international student support and advice. Located right in the centre of the campus, they are easy to access.

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F CHAPEL The Chapel is open every day during term-time and morning prayers are held each weekday before lectures begin.

G MARTIAL ROSE LIBRARY This three-storey building is open 24/7 during term time and houses a collection of 300,000 books, video and sound recordings and receives some 1,000 journals with electronic access to thousands more. There are study spaces for more than 450 readers. There are also seven study rooms which can be booked for group work sessions.

H KENNETH KETTLE BUILDING The Kenneth Kettle Building is a social learning space open 24/7 with 82 open access PCs and space for 50 laptop users. There is a café serving hot and cold food, including delicious pizza!

I UNIVERSITY GYM Burma Road Student Village hosts the University Gym. The equipment supplied by Life Fitness provides an excellent work out experience. The top floor hosts a large cardio area providing bikes, running machines, cross trainers, rowing machines and more. There is also a stretching zone to get you ready for your workout and fixed resistance machines to improve your strength.

J PERFORMING ARTS STUDIOS Six purpose-built studios offering the latest technology for student productions. The studios include four large rehearsal spaces, a double-height movement space and a further double-height studio that can also double as an additional performance space to complement the University’s other performance venues.

K SPORTS FACILITIES The Centre for Sport houses a 21-station fitness suite, sports labs, a sports hall as well as a dance studio and performance space. Squash courts are also in the building and externally there are tennis courts and a Multi-Use Games Area. Outdoor sports facilities are based at Winchester Sports Stadium at Bar End (approx 15-20 minute walk from the King Alfred Campus). The sports laboratories contain some of the latest fitness testing equipment. The performance gym is a black box with full lighting rig, seating and flexible scenic arrangements. The dance studio has full length mirrors and sprung floor.

L MULTIMEDIA CENTRE AND LOANS COUNTER The Centre includes a purpose-built TV studio, a newsroom, radio studio and facilities for multi-track audio recording. Video editing is available in different formats including Final Cut Pro and Avid Composer. The Multimedia Centre is open 24-hours a day and you are encouraged to use the facilities for your own projects as well as coursework. The Loans Counter provides a loans service for a range of equipment which can include media players, cameras and laptops.

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SPORTS FACILITIES TOUR TAKE A TOUR OF THE GREAT ADDITIONAL SPORTS FACILITIES WE HAVE AVAILABLE AT THE WINCHESTER SPORTS STADIUM AND WINCHESTER RACQUETS AND FITNESS. Tour departs at 3.30pm outside the Centre for Sport and returns to campus at approximately 4.30pm.

WINCHESTER SPORTS STADIUM (BAR END, WINCHESTER) Check out the fantastic facilities on offer for all students at the Winchester Sports Stadium including a TigerTurf all-weather pitch which is suitable for hockey and football, an eight lane 400m athletics track and a sports pavilion. The facility is located about two kilometres from the University’s main campus.

EIGHT LANE ATHLETICS TRACK The Stadium’s Athletics track comprises of an eight-lane track with sandwich surface and field discipline facilities.

ALL-WEATHER PITCH The All-Weather Pitch is floodlit to allow for evening play and is used throughout the week by a number of hockey teams, five-a-side teams, social groups and private company bookings. The Winchester Sports Stadium All Weather Pitch is a top grade, sand dressed, Tigerturf pitch available for hire seven days a week. It is a great venue for competitions, matches and training.

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WINCHESTER RACQUETS AND FITNESS Located about 2km from the King Alfred Campus, Winchester Racquets and Fitness is a premier racquets and fitness club that our students have access to. TENNIS It has four indoor, six artificial grass (four floodlit), two artificial clay (floodlit) and five outdoor hard courts. FITNESS There is a fully equipped gym offering the complete range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment. SQUASH AND RACQUETBALL It has six squash courts, including two competition glass back courts with grandstand viewing area.


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EXPLORE WINCHESTER JUST OVER ONE HOUR AWAY FROM LONDON BY TRAIN, WINCHESTER IS A CHARMING CATHEDRAL CITY WITH A RICH HERITAGE AND VIBRANT CONTEMPORARY CULTURE. OUT AND ABOUT Whether you are looking for a fine dining restaurant, cosy country pub, lively bar or independent coffee shop, Winchester has something to offer all tastes and budgets. Many celebrity chefs have opened eateries in the city including Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Raymond Blanc and Rick Stein. For those wanting to shop until they drop, immerse yourself in the bustling high street for the well-known shops, and explore the wealth of independent boutiques and more unique shops nestled among the intriguing back streets.

ARTS, MUSIC AND CULTURE The city boasts a year-long calendar of cultural events including literary festivals, food and drink fairs and a summer street carnival known as the Hat Fair. In addition to the numerous music festivals held close by, there is a wide choice of venues offering live music to suit all tastes. There are also museums, two theatres, a cinema, and one of the oldest bars in England for you to explore.

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PLACES TO VISIT Winchester Cathedral has stood at the heart of the city for over 1,000 years and provides a focal point for religious worship, music and culture that has inspired generations. The city – which was King Alfred the Great’s capital of England – has proud links with writers Jane Austen and John Keats. It is home to the impressive Great Hall with its legendary Round Table, the world-renowned Winchester College and Chapel, and the English Heritage site Wolvesey Castle. If you fancy going slightly further afield, Winchester is surrounded by beautiful countryside and market towns. It is close to the New Forest National Park, prehistoric Stonehenge and the Isle of Wight – home of music festivals and sailing events.

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