Applicant Visit Day 2019

Wednesday, 27th March 2019 at 9:00am – Doors open at 9:00am
School of Interdisciplinary Studies

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Applicant Visit Day
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If you have received an offer to studey any of our undergarduate programmes you will be invited to attend our Applicant Visit Day. 

Become a student for a day! 

As a student at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies in Dumfries you will take courses from all of our academic areas, Environmental Science, Health and Social Policy, Hummanities and Education. 

During this years Applicant Visit Day you will take a lecture in each of these subject areas along with your fellow applicants. Meet our lecturers and current students, find out how our courses relate to one another and get to know our campus. 

We will have seperate information sessions for parents whilst you are studying and will close the day with an optional tour of the campus and the student residences. 




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Primary Education Class


Humanities Class




Environmental Science Class


Health and Social Policy Class


Campus Tour and Residence

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Starts: Wednesday, March 27th 2019 at 9:00am
Doors open: 9:00am
Ends: 4:00pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: March 25th 2019


School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Rutherford/McCowan Building
Crichton Campus

United Kingdom

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The School of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Dumfries Campus is located just south of the historic town of Dumfries, approximately two hours south of Glasgow and less than an hour from Carlisle.

Dumfries Campus
University of Glasgow
Rutherford/McCowan Building
Crichton University Campus
Dumfries DG1 4ZL

tel: +44 (0)1387 702001


From the north, take the M74 (A74M) south to exit 15 Moffat/Dumfries, then follow the A701 to Dumfries town centre.

From the south, take the M74 north to exit 22 Gretna, signposted A75 Dumfries/Stranraer, then follow the A75 to Dumfries.

On arrival in Dumfries, follow signs for The Crichton. This will take you through the town centre and up Bankend Road, past the Mountainhall Treatment Centre. At the main entrance to the Crichton Estate, follow signs for the University Campus and the Rutherford/McCowan building. Parking is available at Dudgeon House.

Disabled parking is available at the Rutherford McCowan building.


Dumfries has direct rail links to Glasgow and Carlisle. From these stations you can access routes across the rest of the UK.

The journey time from Dumfries to Glasgow is less than 2 hours. The journey time from Dumfries to London is less than 5 hours.


A bus service runs roughly every 20 minutes from Dumfries town centre. Bus details are available by zooming right in and clicking on the blue bus icons on the map provided above.

There is a direct daily bus from London to Dumfries and a regular bus link to Glasgow. Coach services from other parts of Scotland (Edinburgh, Borders), England, Wales and Northern Ireland are also available.

Bicycle and foot

There are dedicated cycle routes and footpaths from the centre of Dumfries to the campus. There is cycle parking available on campus.


  • Glasgow International Airport is 90 miles away
  • Prestwick International Airport is 65 miles away
  • Edinburgh International Airport is 85 miles away


Belfast is only 90 minutes away by boat from Cairnryan in the south west of Scotland.

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