Virtual Open Day image of student facesVisitors will enjoy a range of activities during the Virtual Open Day on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Recruiters plan remote activities to welcome virtual guests

Student ambassadors and enrolment management staff are heading up a team of more than 120 representatives who will welcome guests to the first UWindsor Virtual Open Day on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Organizers note that registration has already topped 1,200 prospective students with more expected to sign on before the event, which will take place entirely online.

In addition to some 80 presentations on everything from academic programs to financial aid, the day will feature an information fair with more than 50 virtual booths representing campus services and areas of study.

Participating earns visitors points to win prizes, with categories for engagement, an online scavenger hunt, and posting a photo on social media.

The Lancer Lounge offers a chance to chat with current students and recruitment staff as well as interactive elements:

  • instruction in the Japanese paper-folding art origami at 11:30 a.m.
  • demonstration of a Tik Tok dance craze at noon
  • the challenge of a UWindsor trivia quiz at 1 p.m.
  • introduction of the student ambassador team in a lightning round at 2 p.m.

The schedule of events and additional details are available, along with registration forms, on the Virtual Open Day website. Guests are still encouraged to register.

Watch a promotional video by digital media producer Naomi Pelkey: