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Durham University

Careers & Enterprise Centre

Open Days / Visit Days

It's never too soon to start planning your future and the Careers & Enterprise Centre is here to help even before you arrive at university.

For inspiration on getting started, research the following:

The Careers & Enterprise Centre supports the University’s Pre-application open days and Post offer visit days, during which you can drop into the Centre to browse our extensive information and guidance resources that are available to help students and graduates to progress in their careers. Speak to a member of the team to learn more about our range of activities and support available.

For more information on open days and visit days, please see

Here are some recent comments from our Open Days:

So pleased we stopped here!
Fantastic staff, so informative, so friendly. This has given us a great guide to understanding what we need to achieve and directions we need to be taking - thank you so much.”

“Informative and very friendly – visited on Post Offer Visit Day between visiting college and subject talks – lots of information on what I can do with a history degree and areas of work and opportunities whilst studying.
Made me feel happier with my choice of subject thank you very much.”

Virtual Open Days 2020

If you are attending a virtual open day during July or September 2020, staff from the Careers & Enterprise team will be delivering live presentations which outline how we support students with their career planning and employability.

In order to attend a virtual open day, you will need to register here

In addition, if you would like to find out more about the work of the Careers & Enterprise team at Durham University and the resources it provides to students, please go to our Supporting Students section.

Further information