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UCP Applicant Day 2024

Applicant Day 2024

Date: Saturday 23rd March 2024
Time: 11:00 AM - 13:30 PM
Location: University Centre Peterborough, PE1 4DZ

Applicant Day is a friendly and relaxed event designed to answer all your questions about starting at the University, helping to ensure you have all he information you need to get excited about joining us in September!
Meet current students and your tutors, take part in a lesson to get a taste of your life as a student, find out how we will support you, and take a tour of the building.


11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Arrival and Registration

You'll be greeted by one of our friendly Student Events Team members, who can check you in and show you to our Lecture Theatre for the first talk of the day.

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Hello from UCP

Hosted by University Centre Peterborough's Higher Education Manager of Arts, Social Science & Student Support, Claire Swales.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Course Discovery Sessions

This will be your chance to experience what studying at University Centre Peterborough will be like, with a short introduction to your course.

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM


A chance to refresh before making your way back to the Lecture Theatre for our next talk.

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Support Staff Talks and Q&A

Hear from the incredible award-winning support staff we have here at University Centre Peterborough.

Frequently Asked Questions

At Applicant Day, you'll gain deeper insight into course-specific information. It's also the ideal chance to meet other students who will be studying with you, and for you to get to know us better. It will ease you into University life and alleviate any anxieties you may have before your first day.

You're welcome to bring a friend or family member with you (this is optional). We will have an area with free refreshments where your guests can wait for you too if needed. Alternatively, the City Centre is only a 15-minute walk away, where they can explore the cathedral, shops and restaurants.

Don’t worry. We offer one-to-one sessions where you can have the chance to come to the campus and speak to our professional team about any of your worries or questions. Please visit:

Sure, you can do this by logging in to your UCAS Hub and accepting (FIRM) our offer of study to ensure your place is secure. If you applied to us directly (not via UCAS), please ensure you have emailed to confirm that you accept our offer.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about this event, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us at or call us on 01733 214466.

University Centre Peterborough currently has 700+ students on over 30 different degree level programmes.


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