On Campus Open Day travel and parking

To find out which campus you should visit, please first check the course you're interested in studying. Then you will be able to view campus-specific travel information depending on your course of interest.

Frenchay Campus

The campus you visit on an Open Day depends on your course of interest. Please use our course search to find out which campus your course is taught.

Train

  • Bristol Parkway is the nearest station to Frenchay Campus. There are free shuttle buses to pick you up and drop you at our Frenchay Campus. Shuttle buses pick up at Bristol Parkway from 08:00–13:00. Drop off will be all day until 16:15.
  • Temple Meads will also have shuttle buses running to Frenchay Campus from 08:00 with the last return at 16:00.

Parking

  • Once you register, we'll email you during the week leading up to the Open Day with information about which campus entrance to use – North or East. Or check your session information on your tickets before you set off, for your campus and sign-in information.
  • Parking is free on Open Days. You do not require a permit or pay and display ticket.
  • You may like to contact us in advance if you require accessible parking at our event, you can email open@uwe.ac.uk or call us on +44 (0) 117 328 2162.

Buses

Map

Glenside Campus

The campus you visit on an Open Day depends on your course of interest. Please use our course search to find out which campus your course is taught.

Train

  • Bristol Parkway is the nearest train station to Glenside. There are free shuttle buses to pick you up and drop you at our Glenside Campus from 08:00–13:00 and return all day until 16:00.

Parking

  • Please use this postcode: UWE Glenside BS16 1DD.
  • Parking is free on our Open Days and our friendly staff will be there to guide you on the day.
  • You may like to contact us in advance if you require accessible parking at our event, you can email open@uwe.ac.uk or call us on +44 (0) 117 328 2162.

Buses

Map

City Campus

The campus you visit on an Open Day depends on your course of interest. Please use our course search to find out which campus your course is taught.

Train

  • Bristol Temple Meads is the nearest train station to all City Campus sites. There are free shuttle buses to take you to our Bower Ashton site, where all courses will begin on the day. Shuttle buses will run every 30 minutes between 08:30–13:00. Returning from Bower Ashton from 12:00 until 15:30 every 30 minutes.

Parking

  • Blue Badge parking only is available at Bower Ashton. Please contact us at Open@uwe.ac.uk.
  • Parking is available at the Long Ashton Park and Ride is available. Please use the postcode BS3 2HB. There are free shuttle buses to take you to and from campus, running every 15 minutes from 08:30 until 16:00.
  • You may like to contact us in advance if you require accessible parking at our event, you can email open@uwe.ac.uk or call us on +44 (0) 117 328 2162.

Buses

Map

  • Want to feel prepared? Download our handy Bower Ashton Open Day map (PDF) – it shows your sign-in point and will help you find your way around on the day.

Bristol Zoo

Our Integrated Wildlife Conservation FdSc/BSc(Hons) course is taught at Bristol Zoo Gardens.

Train

  • Clifton Down is the nearest train station to the zoo. You can also arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station and catch a number 8 bus to the Zoo.

Parking

  • Please use this postcode: BS8 3HA.
  • The Zoo has use of two car parks. Please note that parking is limited and they cannot guarantee you a space.
  • There is a £5 charge for parking.
  • There is also limited on-street parking nearby.

Buses

  • The First Bus number 8 runs between Temple Meads station, the city centre and the zoo – it stops right outside and is your easiest public transport link.