Undergraduate & Further Education Open Evening: Wednesday 11 December 2019...

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Ravensbourne University London

6 Penrose Way

Greenwich Peninsula

SE10 0EW

United Kingdom

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Ravensbourne Open Evening: Wednesday 11 December 2019

Thank you for your interest in attending the Ravensbourne Open Evening event. Please note this event will feature all of our Ravensbourne foundation diploma and undergraduate degree courses.

Our subject-specific open events give you first-hand experience of what it’s really like to study at Ravensbourne University London. In just a few hours you will have the unique opportunity to enjoy a tour of our amazing building and facilities, attend a talk on your preferred subject 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 evening.

What to expect on the day

4.00pm Doors open and registration begins (Early birds that arrive before this time can grab a coffee or a late lunch in a wide range of local coffee shops and restaurants nearby.)

5.00pm Welcome talk

5.30-6.30pm Subject talks

6.30-7.30pm 30-minute Portfolio sessions, Showreel sessions, and Finance talks (repeated twice)

5.30-7.30pm Support drop-in sessions (This is an opportunity to speak to course staff as well as admissions and support services on a one-to-one basis.)

We will also be offering building tours throughout the evening.

The event ends at 8.00pm.

Family and friends

We encourage prospective students to bring members of their family or a friend to our open events. 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 Evening. 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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If you have any further questions, please email


What can I expect from an open event?

As a visitor to one of our open events you will typically attend a subject talk 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 event?

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: 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 event and so you really need to pre-register. You can reserve extra tickets if you would like to bring a relative or 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 towards the end of the registration page. On the day you will be able to chat to staff and students from a range of different courses.

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

No, your registration will be recorded on our system. However, having a paper ticket will help speed up the registration process.

What time do I need to arrive?

The Open Evening will start at 4.00pm and end at 8.00pm.

Where is Ravensbourne?

Ravensbourne is located opposite The O2 on the Greenwich Peninsula in south-east 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?

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 are unable to offer onsite parking facilities. However, The O2, situated immediately opposite Ravensbourne, has paid parking space nearby, including disabled parking bays. Click here for more information about car parking at The O2.

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?

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

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:


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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