Open days and visits
Potential applicants and their families are very welcome to look around Magdalen on any day. Simply tell the porter on duty that you are a prospective applicant and you will be admitted free of charge and given an Alternative Prospectus. Please see our general visitor information, including opening hours.
The Open Day is an opportunity for you to get a feel for the College, ask any questions you may have, and for you to meet our tutors and current undergraduate students. The Open Day is designed to help you to decide where you want to study and play no part whatsoever in our selection process.
In the light of continued developments with coronavirus (Covid-19) our Open Days will be going ahead virtually on 1 and 2 July, and 18 September 2020.
There will be the opportunity to ask our students, admissions and outreach team and tutors questions on the day, along with videos and a virtual tour of the College. Further details will be available on the University website.
Accommodation and Meals
Magdalen’s Old Kitchen Bar will be open from 12 noon until 17:30 with light lunches and snacks available to purchase.
Open Day Travel Expenses Reimbursement Scheme
If the cost of travelling to and from Oxford is a problem, then we may be able to reimburse some or all of the costs of travel. In order to be eligible, you must be a UK resident attending a UK state school or college and travelling by public transport. We are only able to reimburse travel costs for students.
To apply for this scheme, students must be:
- currently eligible for Free School Meals;
- and/or in local authority care (or previously in local authority care);
- and/or have another reason why it would be difficult to pay for travel to attend an Open Day in Oxford.