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 see the courses that are taught at this campus below the travel information.

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, with pick up from 08:00–13:00 and drop off from 10:00–16:15. View the shuttle bus timetable (PDF)

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.

Buses

Map

Courses at Frenchay Campus

Accounting and Finance

  • Accounting BSc(Hons)
  • Accounting and Finance BA(Hons)
  • Accounting and Business Management BA(Hons)
  • Foundation Years in Business and Law (for all subjects above)  
  • Top Up programmes in the Bristol Business School

Architecture

  • Architecture BSc(Hons)
  • Architecture and Environmental Engineering BEng(Hons)
  • Architecture and Planning BA(Hons)
  • Architectural Technology and Design BSc(Hons)
  • Interior Architecture BA(Hons)
  • Foundation Years in Architecture

Audio and Music Technology

  • Audio and Music Technology BSc(Hons) 
  • Creative Music Technology BSc(Hons)
 

Business and Management

  • Business and Management BA(Hons)
  • Business and Human Resource Management BA(Hons)
  • Business Management and Leadership BA(Hons)
  • Business (Team Entrepreneurship) BA(Hons) 
  • Sport Business and Entrepreneurship BA(Hons)
  • Business and Law BA(Hons) 
  • Law with Business LLB(Hons) 
  • International Business BA(Hons)
  • Foundation Years in Business and Law  
  • Top Up programmes in the Bristol Business School

Computer Science and Creative Technologies

  • Business Computing BSc(Hons)
  • Computer Science BSc(Hons)
  • Digital Media BSc(Hons)
  • Cyber Security and Digital Forensics BSc(Hons)
  • Games Technology BSc(Hons)
  • Information Technology Management for Business BSc(Hons)
  • Software Engineering for Business BSc(Hons)
  • Foundation Years in Computer Science and Creative Technologies

Construction, Property and Surveying

  • Building Surveying BSc(Hons)
  • Construction Project Management BSc(Hons)
  • Property Development and Planning BA(Hons)
  • Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc(Hons)
  • Real Estate BSc(Hons)
  • Foundation Years in Construction, Property and Surveying
 

Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Creative and Professional Writing BA(Hons)
  • English Language and Linguistics BA(Hons)
  • English Literature BA(Hons) 
  • English Literature with Writing BA(Hons)
  • Film Studies BA(Hons)
  • History BA(Hons)
  • Media Communications BA(Hons)
  • Cultural Arts and Media Foundation Year (for all subjects above)

Criminology and Sociology

  • Criminology BA(Hons) 
  • Criminology and Sociology BA(Hons)  
  • Criminology with Psychology BSc(Hons)
  • Sociology BA(Hons) 
  • Sociology with Psychology BSc(Hons)
  • Foundation Year (for all subjects above)

Economics and Banking

  • Banking and Finance BSc(Hons)
  • Business Management and Economics BA(Hons)
  • Economics BA(Hons) 
  • Economics BSc(Hons)
  • Foundation Years in Business and Law
  • Top Up programmes in the Bristol Business School

Education and Childhood

  • Early Childhood BA(Hons)
  • Education BA(Hons)
  • Education in Professional Practice BA(Hons)
  • Primary Education (5–11) (ITE) BA(Hons)
  • Early Childhood and Education Foundation Year

Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering BEng(Hons)/MEng
  • Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies BEng(Hons)/MEng
  • Automotive Engineering BEng(Hons)/MEng
  • Electronic Engineering BEng(Hons)
  • Mechanical Engineering BEng(Hons)/MEng
  • Robotics BEng(Hons)
  • Foundation Years in Engineering

Geography, Planning and Environmental Management

  • Civil Engineering BEng(Hons)/MEng
  • Civil Engineering (with Foundation Year) BEng(Hons)
  • Environmental Management BSc(Hons)
  • Geography BA(Hons)
  • Geography BSc(Hons)
  • Urban Planning BSc(Hons)

Law

  • Law LLB(Hons)
  • Business and Law BA(Hons)  
  • Law with Business LLB(Hons)  
  • Criminology and Law 
  • Foundation Years in Business and Law
 

Marketing and Events Management

  • Business and Events Management BA(Hons)
  • Business Management and Marketing BA(Hons)
  • Marketing BA(Hons)
  • Foundation Years in Business and Law 
  • Top Up programmes in the Bristol Business School

Mathematics

  • Mathematics BSc(Hons)
  • Mathematics (with Foundation Year) BSc(Hons)

Philosophy and Politics and International Relations

  • Philosophy BA(Hons)
  • Politics and International Relations BA(Hons)
  • Foundation Year (for all subjects above)
 

Product Design

  • Product Design BA(Hons) 
  • Product Design Technology BSc(Hons)
  • Foundation Years in Product Design
 

Psychology

  • Psychology BSc(Hons) 
  • Psychology with Criminology BSc(Hons)
  • Foundation Year (for all subjects above)

     

Science

  • Biological Sciences BSc(Hons)/MSci
  • Biomedical Science BSc(Hons)/MSci
  • Environmental Science BSc(Hons)/MSci
  • Forensic Science BSc(Hons)/MSci
  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science BSc(Hons)/MSci
  • Foundation Year (for all subjects above)

Glenside Campus

The campus you visit on an Open Day depends on your course of interest. Please see the courses that are taught at this campus below the travel information.

Train

  • Bristol Parkway is the nearest station – and there are free shuttle buses to pick you up and drop you at our Frenchay Campus, with pick up from 08:00–13:00 and drop off from 10:00–16:15. View the shuttle bus timetable (PDF). You can then pick up transport to Glenside Campus, which a short journey away.

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.

Buses

Map

Courses at Glenside Campus

Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences

  • Adult Nursing BSc(Hons)
  • Children and Young People Nursing BSc(Hons)
  • Diagnostic Radiography  BSc(Hons) 
  • Radiotherapy and Oncology BSc(Hons)
  • Foundation Programme in Health Professions (including Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions)
  • Learning Disabilities Nursing BSc(Hons)
  • Mental Health Nursing BSc(Hons)
  • Midwifery BSc(Hons)
  • Occupational Therapy BSc(Hons)
  • Optometry BSc(Hons)
  • Paramedic Science BSc(Hons)
  • Physiotherapy BSc(Hons)
  • Sport Rehabilitation BSc(Hons)
  • Social Work BSc(Hons)

City Campus

The campus you visit on an Open Day depends on your course of interest. Please see the courses that are taught at this campus below the travel information.

Train

  • Bristol Temple Meads is the nearest 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. Pick up is from Bristol Temple Meads between 08:30–11:00 and return is from 13:00–15:30. View the shuttle bus timetable (PDF).

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.

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.

Courses at City Campus

View courses based at City Campus

  • Animation*
  • Drama/Drama and Acting
  • Fashion Communication*
  • Fashion Textiles*
  • Filmmaking
  • Fine Art*
  • Graphic Design*
  • Illustration*
  • Interior Design*
  • Media Production
  • Photography*

*Includes Foundation Year course talk

Bristol Zoo

The campus you visit on an Open Day depends on your course of interest. Please see the courses that are taught at this campus below the travel information.

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 £4 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.

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