The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland hosts a variety of open days, admissions events and department events, providing opportunities to get to know what life is like studying at RCS — a place Like Nowhere Else. We also attend a lot of external events across the country, so please come and say hello if you are attending, more information on where to find us is listed below.

Open Days

Find out more about what it’s like to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with our in-person, on-campus Open Days. Booking will open up to a month before each date; and notification lists will be e-mailed with details of how to complete booking. Please note that numbers are limited due to capacity on-campus. To stay up to date with information regarding these events, we recommend signing up to our mailing list. You will only be contacted in relation to an upcoming open day or admissions event. If you have any questions, please email us at opendays@rcs.ac.uk.

Booking are now closed for our Dance, Drama, Production and Film Open Days. Please see details on how to get your place below.


School of Music Open Day

  • Undergraduate & Postgraduate, Thursday 16 May 2024, Renfrew Street Campus

All performance pathways at Undergraduate and Masters level will be covered in this open day. Registration will open approximately one month prior to the event. If you would like to be kept up to date about this event, please complete the open day information sign-up form. Please note this is not the event registration form, this will be available closer to the event date. 

School of Dance, Drama, Production and Film Open Days

  • Dates for DDPF open days in 2024 will be available soon.

If you are unable to get a ticket for any of these events, there are details on how to join the Waiting List on the RCS Box Office Website.

Dates for our other Postgraduate DDPF information sessions are not yet confirmed. If you would like to be kept up to date about these events, please complete the open day information sign-up formPlease note, this is not the event registration form, this will be available once events are confirmed.


Come and say hello

The Student Recruitment Team will be attending the following Exhibitions in 2023, we look forward to seeing you there!

You can find more information about each event below:

Music & Drama Education Expo

  • Event Date: 22 – 23 February 2024
  • Location: The Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH
  • Find out more about the event here: Music & Drama Education Expo

USITT Expo

  • Event Date: 20 – 23 March 2024
  • Location: Seattle Convention Centre, Arch Building, 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
  • Find out more about the event here: USITT Expo – Seattle

UCAS Discovery – Bournemouth

  • Event Date: 27 March 2024
  • Location: Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth, BH12 5BB
  • Find out more about the event here: UCAS Discovery – Bournemouth

UCAS Discovery – Farnborough

  • Event Date: 16 – 17 April 2024
  • Location: Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Trenchard Way, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6TQ
  • Find out more about the event here: UCAS Discovery – Farnborough

UCAS Discovery – Winchester

  • Event Date: 18 April 2024
  • Location: The University of Winchester, King Alfred Quarter, Sparkford Road, Winchester, SO22 4NR
  • Find out more about the event here: UCAS Discovery – Winchester

UCAS Discovery – Newport

  • Event Date: 22 – 23 April 2024
  • Location: International Convention Centre Wales, Catsash Road, Newport, NP18 1HQ
  • Find out more about the event here: UCAS Discovery – Newport

UCAS Discovery – Lisburn

  • Event Date: 25 – 26 April 2024
  • Location: Eikon Exhibition Centre, Halftown Road, Lisburn, BT27 5RF
  • Find out more about the event here: UCAS Discovery – Lisburn

Admissions Events

  • New dates/times to be announced soon! Get an overview of RCS and learn about its course offerings, admissions and audition processes, fees and funding, student support, and more. Ask questions of the admissions team and take a virtual walkthrough of the facilities.

Did you know?

Our distance learning programmes, offer a series of free online Discovery Sessions exploring various questions around a variety of central themes. By taking part in these sessions, lead by the course leaders, you’ll experience how these programmes challenge you to reflect on your ideas, believes and professional development priorities. After registering for a session, you will receive confirmation email letting you know how to join the meeting. 

Find out more about these free sessions on the following pages: