Undergraduate open days

Come see what life is like as part of one of Europe’s largest biochemistry departments.


Next Open days:  26th June, 27th June and 20th September 2024

Our next open days will be in June 2024. They will be a mixture of in person events and events streamed live online. The timetable is below. A similar timetable will be available in September, to be confirmed nearer the time.

If you want to see recordings from our last open day see the online events page.


In Person Events: 26th and 27th June 2024

A welcome desk will be available from 10am-3pm. All events are in the Department of Biochemistry, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, South Parks Rd, OX1 3QU (entrance from Sherrington Road), apart from the Lab Demonstrations which are in the Biochemistry Teaching Labs, 11a Mansfield Road, OX1 3SZ.

The in-person programme for the days in the Biochemistry Building, Sherrington Road:



10.00 - 10.45*
10.30 - 11.15
11.00 - 11.45
11.30 - 12.15

Talk - Biochemistry at Oxford

10.30 - 12.00

Tutors and Students available


College tours departing from the department (book at the welcome desk on the day)

12.00 - 14.00

No events

14.00 - 14.45*

Meet the tutors Q&A panel

In the Biochemistry Teaching Laboratory, Mansfield Road:



14.00 - 16.00

Biochemistry Lab Demonstrations

(Teaching Labs, 11a Mansfield Road, OX1 3SZ)


* Live Streamed and Online Events: 26th and 27th June 2024

We will live stream the following events on the open days to allow those unable to visit Oxford to also take part. For the online Q&A it will be possible for those online to ask questions. These will be available via our online events page. A timetable for these is:




Talk - Biochemistry at Oxford

27th June only

Meet the tutors Q&A panel
Ask a question for the tutors using the form on our online events page

Videos of live Q&A with the Biochemistry Admissions Officer and Biochemistry tutors from our previous open day are also available on the online events page.


Further details

For more details about the University and college open days see the University admissions pages . You can also sign up for the University newsletter to be kept up-to-date with current news.

For information contact:

Nia Roderick
Department of Biochemistry
South Parks Road

e-mail: teachingoffice@bioch.ox.ac.uk

or: admissions@bioch.ox.ac.uk