Undergraduate & Further Education Open Day: Saturday 22 February 2020, 11.3...

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Ravensbourne University London

6 Penrose Way

Greenwich Peninsula

SE10 0EW

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Ravensbourne Open Day: Saturday 22 February 2020

Thank you for your interest in attending the Ravensbourne Open Day event. Please note this event will feature all of our further education and undergraduate degree courses. Please note that we no longer offer the pre-foundation diploma course.

Our subject-specific Open Days give you first-hand experience of what it’s really like to study at Ravensbourne University London. You will have the unique opportunity to enjoy a tour of our amazing building and facilities, attend talks on your preferred subjects and speak with some of our friendly staff and students. One of our accommodation partners, Scape at Greenwich, will also be offering tours of their accommodation facilities throughout the day.

What to expect on the day

11.30am Doors open and registration begins (Early birds that arrive before this time can grab a coffee or an early lunch in a wide range of local coffee shops and restaurants nearby.)

12.00pm Welcome talk

12.30pm Subject talks* (These normally last up to 1 hour.)

2.00 - 3.00pm Repeated subject talks*

*We recommend that you arrive for the start of the session; academics will be available for questions at the end of the talk.

1.00 - 4.00pm An opportunity for you to visit members of staff in a dedicated visitors’ lounge to talk about admissions, as well as the support services and facilities available to our students.

1.30 - 3.30pm 30-minute portfolio and showreel workshops

We will also be offering building tours throughout the day.

The event ends at 4.00pm.

Family and friends

We encourage prospective students to bring members of their family or a friend to our Open Days. However, due to the popularity of our subject talks, we may need to ask guests to relax in a designated chill-out space during these talks.

Accommodation tours

Ravensbourne have partnered with Scape at Greenwich to provide halls of residence style accommodation to our students. Located just a short walk from Ravensbourne, Scape will be offering accommodation tours on the same day as our Open Day. Please sign up direct by emailing your preferred time slot and number of spaces required to Information on available time slots as well as on how to submit your booking for an accommodation tour is available at the end of the FAQ section below.

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For updates on future open day events, please visit

If you have any further questions, please email


What can I expect from an Open Day?

As a visitor to one of our Open Days, you will typically listen to subject talks given by our academic staff, go on a tour of our building and facilities conducted by our Student Ambassadors, receive advice on student finance and accommodation, as well as have guidance on how to apply to study at Ravensbourne University London.

Can I visit Ravensbourne at any other time?

Prospective students can book individual tours on selected Wednesday afternoons of each month. To book a tour click here.

How do I register for an Open Day?

Please select the required type and number of tickets and complete the registration process to reserve your place. You will then receive an email confirmation of your booking.

Who can attend?

Prospective students can attend together with their parents, friend or partner. We also welcome teachers and advisors. Please note that visitors under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Do I need to book a place?

Yes, we have a limited number of spaces available for each Open Day and so you really need to pre-register. You can reserve extra tickets if you would like to bring a relative or a friend.

What if I’m interested in more than one course?

You only need to book one ticket. You will then be asked to confirm which courses you’re most interested in as part of the registration process. On the day you will be able to attend up to 2 course-specific subject talks.

Do I need to bring a written confirmation of my booking with me?

While having a printed booking confirmation is not required upon check-in, however, having a paper ticket will help speed up the registration process.

What time do I need to arrive?

Our Open Day events start at 12.00pm (noon) and finish at 4.00pm.

Where is Ravensbourne University London?

Ravensbourne is located opposite The O2 on the Greenwich Peninsula in South London.

Our address is:

Ravensbourne University London
Greenwich Peninsula
6 Penrose Way
London SE10 0EW

Click here for a map.

How do I get to Ravensbourne University London?

Ravensbourne can be easily reached by the London underground, bus, Emirates Air Line (cable car) and Thames Clipper river boats. The nearest tube and bus stop is North Greenwich, literally moments away. Click here for transport information and maps.

Do you have car parking facilities?

We recommend that you use public transport to attend our open event. Parking in the area is limited and can be very expensive when The O2 is hosting events. We are unable to offer onsite parking facilities. For information about parking at The O2, including disabled parking, please visit this page.

Do you have bicycle storage facilities?

Yes, we have a small number of bicycle racks located directly in front of our building. Please note that bicycles are left at the individual's own risk.

Is there anywhere to get something to eat or drink?

The Ravensbourne café is located on the ground floor of the campus, offering a small selection of snacks and drinks. There are also a number of local cafés and restaurants, including within The O2, as well as a Tesco Metro nearby.

I am interested in visiting Scape Greenwich on the day. What are the available time slots for accommodation tours?

The time slots are set out below, with no more than 6 places available per each tour and with the limit of 2 places per booking:

10.00 - 10.30
10.30 - 11.00
11.00 - 11.30
11.30 - 12.00

13.00 - 13.30
13.30 - 14.00
14.00 - 14.30
14.30 - 15.00
15.00 - 15.30
15.30 - 16.00

If you would like to book a place, please email confirming the date of the Ravensbourne open event you will be attending, your name, preferred time slot, as well as whether you'd like to book one or two tickets. Scape will then confirm your booking by email. Accommodation tours will be held directly at Scape. Please note: Foundation students/under-18s cannot live at Scape.

How to apply for a discounted room at Scape Greenwich?

For 2019 entry, you will be able to register your interest in a Ravensbourne discounted room at Scape via the Ravensbourne website from 1 February 2019. Please note that this does not guarantee you a place, just that you wish to be considered. You are not committing to a contract etc. at this stage. The allocation process will then start in May.

I have another question. How do I contact you?

We hope these FAQs answer any questions you may have, but we are always happy to hear from you! Simply email

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