Visits and Open Days

College Open Days

Harris Manchester College encourages all prospective applicants to attend an Open Day at the College if possible. This gives applicants a chance to see the college, learn about admissions procedures and the rewards and problems of returning to full-time study, as well as having discussions with individual subject tutors. If you are unable to attend an Open Day and would like to have informal discussion with the Admissions Tutor before applying please telephone the Tutor for Admissions, Victoria Lill ( for an appointment. The telephone number is (01865) 271009.

The College will next be hosting an Open Days on the following dates:

  • 27th June 2018
  • 28th June 2018
  • 14th September 2018

Please note that booking will be required for any of the open days. To book a place please send an email to providing details of the subject you are interested inapplying for.


12:30pm – 1:00pm Coffee available in Main Corridor
1:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch in the Dining Room
2:00pm – 3:00pm The following talks will take place in the Tomas Halik Room:
Welcome from the Principal
Returning to Study by the Senior Tutor
Applications and Finance by the Tutor for Admissions
The Library by the College Librarian
3.15pm – 4:00pm Talks with subject tutors


Tours of the College with a current student will be leaving periodically from the front foyer from 9.30am-5.00pm.

10:00am – 1:00pm The Tutor for Admissions, Victoria Lill, will be available in the Examination Schools (see on the stall for Mature Students to field enquiries from prospective students.
3:00pm – 5:00pm The Tutor for Admissions, Victoria Lill, will be available in College (Academic Office) to meet prospective students.

Visitors will be free to attend any Departmental Open Days they would like to book into in the mornings, or to visit other colleges on the day.

Visitors attending Open Days at other colleges are welcome to visit Harris Manchester also.

Other Open Days

Oxford and Cambridge Event for Prospective Mature Students (21 and over)

Harris Manchester College, Oxford and Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, will be hosting the following event for prospective mature students who are interested in applying to Oxford or Cambridge.

The days will include information about studying at Oxbridge, the application process, an opportunity to meet Fellows, Admissions Tutors and students.

London – Saturday 1st September 2018, 10.00am-1.00pm

Location: Harris Westminster Sixth Form Steel House 11 Tothill Street London SW1H 9LH [nearest tube stations are St James’ Park and Westminster]

To book a place please click here

For enquiries and further information please contact: Cambridge: Oxford:






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