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Academic Fair 2018

Are you an Undergraduate student who will have an element of choice within your degree programme to study optional or ‘outside’ courses?

The Academic Fair is a free event hosted during Welcome Week. This event gives you a chance to find out more about optional or 'outside' courses. You will get the opportunity to talk with academic staff and current students from across the University's many Schools and subject areas before making your final choices. 

When and where 

Date: Tuesday 11th September 2018 

Venue: 50 George Square

Times: Between 12:00-2:00PM and 2:30-4:30PM*

*We would recommend that you attend the Academic Fair during the time that has been assigned to your School. Further information regarding which time your school has been allocated to can be found here.


What to expect at the Academic Fair

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The Academic Fair will allow you to explore, discover and ask any questions about the optional courses you are interested in, before making your final choices. 

What should I do before attending the Academic Fair?

Before attending the Academic Fair, we strongly recommend that those who have course options do some research in advance and use the suggested tools and resources to get the most out of this event.

The Academic Fair Programme

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This section will guide you on how to plan your day, who to see and what to do during the Academic Fair.

Next steps: What happens after the Academic Fair?

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After attending the Academic Fair you will meet with your Personal Tutor or a member of your School’s Student Support Team.

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