Informatics UCAS Visit Days

The Department of Informatics will hold UCAS Visit Days on these dates for applicants who have received an offer to start at Leicester in 2018:

  • Saturday 10 March 2018
  • Saturday 17 March 2018
  • Saturday 14 April 2018
Book your place now

If you are unable to attend any of these dates, please email cs-admin@mcs.le.ac.uk. Please also contact this address to let us know if you or any accompanying visitors have any disabilities or mobility difficulties.

How to book

You will need to log in to our MyStudentRecord system to book your visit day. If you have not already signed up for a MyStudentRecord account, you will need to click on the ‘New User’ button and follow the on-screen instructions to create your password.

If you already have a MyStudentRecord account, you will need to log in using your username and password. Your username is your University of Leicester ID number which you will find on your visit day invite email, on your offer letter or on your application acknowledgement email.

Once you have logged into MyStudentRecord you will need to click on the My Applications tab to book your visit day.

Amending your booking

If you already have a booking and you need to change the information you submitted, change the date or you wish to cancel your booking please log back in to MyStudentRecord and click on the My Applications tab.

Travel information

If you have already booked your place please visit our travel information page for details on how to get to the University by car and by public transport.

Programme

From 9.15am Registration
Please make your way to the ‘Union Square’ in the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building). You will then be taken to your registration point.

10.00am ‘Welcome to the University of Leicester’ Talk

A short presentation introducing the University of Leicester and our accommodation. 

A Taste of Life at Oadby Student Village
Hop on a bus up to our Halls of Residence at Oadby Student Village. There will be buses running every ten minutes from 10.15am. The last bus will leave campus at 11.30am and the final bus back to campus will leave Oadby at 12.15pm. You will be able to see the social spaces on offer, an example of a typical student’s room and the facilities at Oadby. 

A Campus Tour 
Join our Student Ambassadors on a walking tour of the main campus. These run between 10.15am and 12.15pm and take 30-45 minutes. 

12.45pm Lunch
Back on campus, a complimentary buffet lunch will be provided with the opportunity to meet current staff and students. This will take place in…

1.30pm Talk by Professor Reiko Heckel (Head of Department)
Hear an introduction covering Computer Science and Software Engineering at Leicester, and take part in a general question and answer session.

2.20pm Taster Lecture
A short lecture designed to give you an idea of the subjects taught in the department.

2.50pm Lab Activities
A chance to see our computer laboratories, and be able to interact with some of our software systems, as well as seeing project students showing their work.
BTEC and Access applicants only: take a computer science assessment test.

4.00pm Visit Day ends

If you arrive after the Registration period, please make your way in the first instance to the ‘Union Square’ in the Students’ Union (Percy Gee Building) to register, collect your programme and receive further directions.

Further information

If you have any questions about UCAS visit days please contact the Department of Informatics: