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Van Mildert College

Visit Van Mildert

We hold a number of open days throughout the year, both for students who are considering applying to Van Mildert, and for students who have already been offered a place to study at Durham University.

Pre-application Open Days

You can get a taste of what Durham University and Van Mildert College has to offer by attending one of the pre-application events we run. For further information please see the University's Open Day pages.

These events will provide an opportunity for those interested in Durham University to gain a real insight into the Durham student experience. Departments, colleges and other student support services and facilities will be available for talks, tours and demonstrations. Places will be limited and therefore pre-booking will be required.

There will be an opportunity to meet Van Mildert staff on both days, and to view our facilities.

For those who are unable to attend one the open days, the college provides smaller scale opportunities to visit Van Mildert, please see below for further information.


Post-Offer Visit Days

(For students who have been offered a place at Durham University and will be members of Van Mildert College)

Post-application open days are designed for applicants who hold a conditional or unconditional offer of a place on an undergraduate course and membership of Van Mildert College and usually take place in March.

You will arrive in college on either a Monday or Tuesday afternoon to take part in a range of information sessions and social activites organised by our current students. We also offer you an evening meal and an overnight stay in a standard student room prior to attending the departmental Open Day on the following day. All this is designed to give you a real feel for the place and help you decide whether Durham University and Van Mildert College is the right place for you.

More information on Post-Offer Visit Days can be found here, with further information sent to you when you receive your College offer.


Visiting Van Mildert

If you are unable to visit us on one of our open days, we are happy to arrange a tour for you with one of our student guides. To arrange a tour, please complete the form here

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