Clearing Open Days

Event details

  • Location

    RAU campus and online
  • Date

    10 Aug 2021 - 12 Aug 2021

Considering joining the RAU through Clearing but would like to know more about the University first?

We have two fantastic opportunities to enable you to find out more about our courses, accommodation and student life this August. Our Clearing Open Day, taking place on our beautiful Cotswolds campus on Thursday 12 August, will give you the opportunity to visit the University in person or if you’d prefer, you can join us online for our Virtual Clearing Open Experience which is taking place from Tuesday 10 AugustYou’ll find more information and booking links for both events below.  

DateTimeBooking link

Tuesday 10 August 2021 onwards

From 8:30am

Virtual open experience >

Thursday 12 August 20211:00pm - 4:00pm

On campus open day >

Clearing Open Day on campus 

Our on-campus Clearing Open Day will enable you to visit our campus, meet academic staff and find out more about the University.  

At our on-campus Clearing Open Day you can: 

  • Chat about your course with our academic staff
  • Go on a campus tour and visit accommodation 
  • Meet with staff from our support services teams including admissions, accommodation and student support

What will the day be like?  

To help with the flow of visitors throughout the afternoon, you will be asked to book a time slot for arrival. We will be following all Government advice with regards to Covid-19 precautions, and further information will be included in your reminder email closer to the event. 

How to get to the RAU  


By car: please follow signs for the A433 Tetbury Road, and arrive via the main tree-lined drive on the Tetbury Road. You will be directed to car parking once you are on-site.

By train: the nearest station is Kemble, a 10-minute drive away from the University.

By bus or coach: Cirencester can be reached by National Express coaches and buses from Swindon, Stroud and Cheltenham. These all stop at The Beeches car park, London Road, Cirencester GL7 1BW. The University is a 7 minute taxi ride away.  Alternatively, it is an easy and pleasant 40 minutes to walk through the town to reach the RAU campus.

Virtual Clearing Open Experience  

Alongside our on-campus Clearing Open Day, this year we will be running a virtual Clearing Open Experience which will be accessible from 8:30am on Tuesday 10 August. There will be a range of on-demand content for you to find out more about our courses, accommodation and student life.

Sign up here for our Virtual Clearing Open Experience

To access all this and more, please register for the on-line event and a link will be emailed to you shortly after. 


If you wish to register for the VIRTUAL open day please click on the link in the table above.