Whether Worcester is a short road trip or a long haul flight away, here is all the information you need to pack your suitcases and make your way to campus.
Travel to the University
Travelling to campus
All new students will register at St John’s Campus. If you are staying in City Campus accommodation or University managed accommodation elsewhere, you’ll be directed to where you need to go once you’ve registered.
The postcode for St John’s Campus is WR2 6AJ. You can find detailed maps, including parking locations, on our campus locations page. There will also be extra signage across the city to direct you to our campus, and people to point you in the right direction when you arrive.
If you are an international student, you can find information about immigration, international induction and how to travel between UK airports and our campuses on our International webpages.
Welcome Weekend road closures
Travelling on Sunday 15 September: Please be aware that there is a major sporting event taking place in Worcester on Sunday, which will include some road closures. You can find out more information to help you plan your journey, including any road closures, from the Worcester City Run website.
Hotels in Worcester
If your family or friends plan to stay over, here are a few local options:
- Henwick House B& B, Jennet Tree Lane, Worcester, WR2 4UM. Tel: 01905 831736
- Worcester Whitehouse Hotel, Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1EA. Tel: 01905 24308
- Fownes Hotel, City Walls Road, Worcester, WR1 2AD. Tel: 01905 613151
- Premier Inn, County Ground, New Road, Worcester, WR2 4RL. Tel: 0871 527 9456
Download our app
Remember to download the University of Worcester Guidebook App on the App Store or Google Play. This will tell you about events and activities taking place over the Welcome Weekend and your first week.
The app will provide you with campus maps and local information such as shops, banks and travel. You'll also find answers to questions often asked by first year students and who to contact for help and advice.