Thousands flock to Open Your Mind Day August 22, 2012 Thousands of prospective students and their families spent the day exploring Murdoch University’s South Street campus on Sunday for Open Your Mind Day. Visitors were able to take part in a range of activities designed to showcase the many different courses and opportunities available to people who choose to study and research at Murdoch. Popular activities, or hotspots, included a demonstration of a set of real horse lungs being inflated by Associate Professor Martin Cake from the School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. Several visitors also got the chance to deliver their own newsflash in Murdoch’s virtual set. And creative types were able to write their own play then watch it performed live in the Nexus Theatre. Those interested in law took part in a mooting contest while budding biologists and environmental scientists went on a safari field trip to the University’s on-campus wetlands. Academics, staff members and current students were also availablie to dish out advice and wisdom on what it’s like to study and research at Murdoch, while general talks, information sessions, competitions and campus tours ensured everyone who came got to know the University a little better. Fairgrounds rides, food stalls, an animal farm and a free live music line up featuring three of Perth’s top artists kept visitors entertained in between times. And prospective students were able to express their reasons for wanting to come to uni via the Murdoch Uni Facebook page. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, Events, Teaching and Learning, Domestic students, International students Tags: martin cake, murdoch south street campus, nexus theatre, open your mind day 2012, school of veterinary and biomedical sciences murdoch Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!