Lifelong Learning Centre

Open Day – BA Social Science (Foundation Year)

Saturday 8th February 2020
10.00am - 3.00pm
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Designed for those interested in the BA Social Science (Foundation Year) programme, come along to this Open Day to find out about the course and the student experience at Leeds, explore the campus and see our outstanding facilities.

The BA Social Science (Foundation Year) programme is designed for students who don’t have the standard entry requirements to study a degree in this area at the University of Leeds. The Open Day will give you opportunity to talk to the Programme Leader, Programme Director, current students, Student Experience Manager, admissions staff and academics.

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10.00 – 11.15: Meet and greet (refreshments available)

Welcome and course overview for the BA Social Science (Foundation Year) programme (Programme Director and academic staff)

11.15 – 11.30: Break

11.30 – 12.15: Student Experience (led by current students)

Student Experience and Support (Student Experience Manager)

12.15 – 12.45: Lunch

12.45 – 13.15: Subject Taster

13.15 – 14.15: Q&A

14.15 – 15.00: Campus Tour


Subject Taster

This will be a short subject-specific presentation covering a number of core elements of the Social Sciences.

General Talk

Our general talk will give you an insight into what you can expect to study on the BA Social Science (Foundation Year) programme and as a student at Leeds. Hear about our current students’ experiences, discover more about living in Leeds and find out how you can enhance your degree at our work placement, study abroad and volunteering talk.


Take a tour of our award winning Students’ Union and The Edge, our state of the art sport and fitness facility, plus the impressive Laidlaw Library which opened in summer 2015.


The event will take place in Rooms 12.21 and 12.25 of the Social Sciences Building, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT. If you enter the Social Sciences Building (number 82 on the campus map) at the main entrance on Level 10, take the lift or stairs up two floors to Level 12. We can be found in Rooms 12.21 and 12.25.

Book your place to attend the Open Day