The Open Day is packed with opportunities for you to see our great range of facilities, both for study and leisure. It's a chance to meet staff and current students, and get a feel for the atmosphere here at Cranfield.
Our accommodation and admissions teams will be on hand to guide you through the application process from start to finish. You will be able to enjoy the campus tours as well as exploring the learning spaces and technical facilities that you will be using.
Cranfield University is a truly international community where students from all over the world come together in a safe and peaceful environment. We are a specialist postgraduate university in technology and management with a staff-to-student ratio that is one of the best for any university in the world. Students tell us that our hands-on, practical approach, our specialist focus and the depth and excellence of our education, research and strong industry links are what attracts them to the University.
Our programmes are designed with industry partners to equip our students with the knowledge and skills to meet the latest challenges facing both public and private sector organisations.
Here, you will not only receive an unrivalled educational experience but benefit from fantastic networking and career opportunities - making sure you're thoroughly prepared for your future with skills that set you apart.
We have mutually beneficial relationships with around 1,500 companies and organisations. These include Airbus, Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, Unilever, easyJet, Coca-Cola, and the UK Civil Aviation Authority and UK Ministry of Defence.
Cranfield has a concentration of like-minded people and we attract people who genuinely want to change the world. We provide a professional environment dedicated to learning without distractions.
We are home to many world-class, large-scale facilities which enhance our teaching and research. Many of our facilities are built in partnership with industry and Government, fostering collaboration between business and academia. Many of our facilities are used by other universities and serve as essential national resources.
The School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield School of Management and the School of Water, Energy and Environment are located on the Cranfield campus.
All campus amenities – including bars, shops, post office, sports hall and bank – are within walking distance. Our on-campus nursery and pre-school have been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Cranfield University is right at the centre of the city of Milton Keynes and the country town of Bedford. Both options are just a few miles away when you join us at Cranfield.
Bedford. Both options are just a few miles away when you join us at Cranfield. Right at the heart of Milton Keynes is the city centre, home to the Centre: MK and intu shopping centres. The centre: MK and intu together forms a large, bustling shopping district comprising of over 230 stores. You’ll find high-end fashion stores and popular department stores such as John Lewis and Debenhams and an impressive variety of restaurants and snack stalls should you need to take a quick pit stop.
Bedford’s popular specialty market is also a place to visit if you enjoy new and fresh food. Be sure to check the website as the markets run on set days throughout the month. You will also find plenty of independent stores from cafes to jewellers pocketed around this cultural town.