Open Day travel and parking

From tips on travel to discounted rail fares, we've put together this handy guide to answer all your questions about travel and transport. There's a section for each campus – all you need to do is work out your Open Day destination.

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.  
  • You could get cheaper rail travel to your Open Day if you book your journey in advance. Great Western Railway (GWR) is offering a 20% discount GWR Advance Purchase tickets for journey to Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway. Please note: the offer does not apply to short-distance journeys. View the Open Days GWR travel offer.

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.
  • Parking is free on Open Days. You do not require a permit or pay and display ticket.

Buses

Map

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

Courses at Frenchay Campus

Applied Sciences

  • Biological Sciences - MSci
  • Biological Sciences - BSc(Hons)
  • Biological Sciences (with Foundation Year) - MSci
  • Biological Sciences (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Biomedical Science - BSc(Hons)
  • Biomedical Science - MSci
  • Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year) - MSci
  • Environmental Science - BSc(Hons)
  • Environmental Science - MSci
  • Environmental Science (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Environmental Science (with Foundation Year) - MSci
  • Forensic Science - BSc(Hons)
  • Forensic Science - MSci
  • Forensic Science (with Foundation Year) - MSci
  • Forensic Science (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science - MSci
  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science - BSc(Hons)
  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science (with Foundation Year) - MSci

Architecture and the Built Environment

  • Architectural Technology and Design (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Architecture - BSc(Hons)
  • Architecture (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Architecture and Environmental Engineering - BEng(Hons)
  • Architecture and Environmental Engineering (with Foundation Year) - BEng(Hons)
  • Architecture and Planning - BA(Hons)
  • Architectural Technology and Design - BSc(Hons)
  • Architecture and Planning (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Building Services Engineering - BEng(Hons) 
  • Building Surveying - BSc(Hons) 
  • Building Surveying (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Construction Project Management - BSc(Hons)
  • Construction Project Management (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Interior Architecture - BA(Hons)
  • Interior Architecture (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Product Design - BA(Hons) 
  • Product Design (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Product Design Technology - BSc(Hons)
  • Property Development and Planning - BA(Hons) 
  • Property Development and Planning (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management - BSc(Hons) 
  • Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Real Estate - BSc(Hons) 
  • Real Estate (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
 

Art and Design

  • Product Design Technology - BSc(Hons)
  • Product Design Technology (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)

Arts and Cultural Industries

  • Creative and Professional Writing - BA(Hons)
  • Creative and Professional Writing (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • English and History - BA(Hons)
  • English and History (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • English Language and Linguistics - BA(Hons)
  • English Language and Linguistics (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • English Language and Literature - BA(Hons)
  • English Language and Literature (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • English Literature - BA(Hons)
  • English Literature (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • English Literature with Writing - BA(Hons)
  • English Literature with Writing (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Film Studies - BA(Hons)
  • Film Studies (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • History - BA(Hons)
  • History (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)

Bristol Business School

  • Accounting - BSc(Hons) 
  • Accounting (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons) 
  • Accounting and Finance - BA(Hons) 
  • Accounting and Finance (Top Up) - BA(Hons) 
  • Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Accounting and Management - BA(Hons) 
  • Accounting and Management (with Foundation year) - BA(Hons)
  • Banking and Finance - BA(Hons) 
  • Banking and Finance (Top Up) - BA(Hons) 
  • Banking and Finance (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business (Team Entrepreneurship) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business (Team Entrepreneurship) (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business and Events Management - BA(Hons) 
  • Business and Events Management (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business and Human Resource Management - BA(Hons) 
  • Business and Human Resource Management (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business and Law - BA(Hons) 
  • Business and Law (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business and Management - BA(Hons) 
  • Business and Management (Top Up) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business and Management (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business Management and Economics - BA(Hons) 
  • Business Management and Economics (Top Up) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business Management and Economics (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business Management and Leadership - BA(Hons)  
  • Business Management and Leadership (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Business Management with Accounting and Finance (Top Up) - BA(Hons)
  • Business Management with Accounting and Finance (Top Up) - BA(Hons)  
  • Business Management with Law - BA(Hons)  
  • Business Management with Law (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)  
  • Business Management with Marketing - BA(Hons)  
  • Business Management with Marketing (Top Up) - BA(Hons)  
  • Business Management with Marketing (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)  
  • Business with Management - FdA  
  • Economics - BA(Hons) 
  • Economics - BSc(Hons) 
  • Economics (Top Up) - BA(Hons) 
  • Economics (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Economics (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons) 
  • International Business - BA(Hons) 
  • International Business (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • International Business Management - BA(Hons) 
  • International Business Management (Top Up) - BA(Hons) 
  • Marketing - BA(Hons) 
  • Marketing (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Sports Business and Entrepreneurship - BA(Hons)

Bristol Law School

  • Business and Law - BA(Hons)
  • Business and Law (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Business Management with Law - BA(Hons)
  • Business Management with Law (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Criminology and Law - BA(Hons)
  • Criminology and Law (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Law - LLB(Hons)
  • Law (with Foundation Year) - LLB(Hons)
  • Law with Business - LLB(Hons)
  • Law with Business (with Foundation Year) - LLB(Hons)

Computer Science and Creative Technologies

  • Audio and Music Technology - BSc(Hons)
  • Audio and Music Technology (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Creative Music Technology - BSc(Hons)
  • Business Computing - BSc(Hons)
  • Business Computing (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Computer Science - BSc(Hons)
  • Computer Science (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons) 
  • Computing - BSc(Hons)
  • Computing (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Digital Media - BSc(Hons)
  • Digital Media (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Forensic Computing and Security - BSc(Hons)
  • Forensic Computing and Security (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Games Technology - BSc(Hons)
  • Games Technology (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Information Technology - BSc(Hons)
  • Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) - BSc(Hons)
  • Software Engineering for Business - BSc(Hons)
  • Software Engineering for Business (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)

Education and Childhood

  • Early Childhood - BA(Hons)
  • Early Childhood (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Education - BA(Hons)
  • Education (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Education in Professional Practice - BA(Hons)
  • Mathematics with Qualified Teacher Status - BSc(Hons)
  • Mathematics with Qualified Teacher Status (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Primary Education (ITE) - BA(Hons)

Engineering Design and Mathematics

  • Aerospace Engineering - BEng(Hons)
  • Aerospace Engineering - MEng
  • Aerospace Engineering (with Foundation Year) - BEng(Hons) 
  • Aerospace Engineering Manufacturing - FdSc City of Bristol College or University Centre Weston
  • Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies - BEng(Hons)
  • Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies - MEng
  • Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies (with Foundation Year) - BEng(Hons)
  • Architecture and Environmental Engineering - BEng(Hons)
  • Automotive Engineering - BEng(Hons) 
  • Automotive Engineering (with Foundation Year) - BEng(Hons)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering - BEng(Hons) 
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering - MEng
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (with Foundation Year) - BEng(Hons)
  • Electronic and Computer Engineering - BEng(Hons)
  • Electronic and Computer Engineering - FdSc 
  • Electronic Engineering - BEng(Hons) 
  • Electronic Engineering - MEng
  • Electronic Engineering (with Foundation Year) - BEng(Hons) 
  • Engineering - BSc(Hons)
  • Mathematics - BSc(Hons)
  • Mathematics - MMath
  • Mathematics (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Mathematics with Qualified Teacher Status - BSc(Hons)
  • Mathematics with Qualified Teacher Status (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Mechanical Engineering - BEng(Hons) 
  • Mechanical Engineering - MEng
  • Mechanical Engineering - MEng 
  • Mechanical Engineering (with Foundation Year) - BEng(Hons)
  • Mechatronics - FdSc
  • Robotics - BEng(Hons) 
  • Robotics (with Foundation Year) - BEng(Hons)
 

Film and Journalism

  • Media and Cultural Production - BA(Hons)
  • Media and Cultural Production (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Media Culture and Communication - BA(Hons) 
  • Media Culture and Communication (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Film Studies - BA(Hons)
  • Film Studies (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)

Geography and Environmental Management

  • Architecture and Planning - BA(Hons)
  • Architecture and Planning (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering - BEng(Hons)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (with Foundation Year) - BEng(Hons)
  • Environmental Management - BSc(Hons)
  • Environmental Management (with Foundation year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Geography - BSc(Hons)
  • Geography - BA(Hons)
  • Geography (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Geography (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Geography and Planning - BA(Hons)
  • Geography and Planning (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Geology - BSc(Hons)
  • Property Development and Planning - BA(Hons)
  • Property Development and Planning (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Urban Planning - BSc(Hons)
  • Urban Planning (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)

Health and Social Sciences

  • Criminology - BA(Hons)
  • Criminology (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Criminology and Law - BA(Hons)
  • Criminology and Law (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons) 
  • Criminology and Sociology - BA(Hons)
  • Criminology and Sociology (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Criminology with Psychology - BSc(Hons)
  • Criminology with Psychology (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Philosophy - BA(Hons)
  • Philosophy (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Politics and International Relations - BA(Hons)
  • Politics and International Relations (with Foundation Year)  - BA(Hons)
  • Psychology - BSc(Hons)
  • Psychology (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Psychology with Criminology - BSc(Hons)
  • Psychology with Criminology (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)
  • Sociology - BA(Hons)
  • Sociology (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Sociology with Psychology - BSc(Hons)
  • Sociology with Psychology (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons)

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. Check out the facilities, then pick up free transport to Glenside Campus, a short journey away.
  • You could get cheaper rail travel to your Open Day if you book your journey in advance. Great Western Railway (GWR) is offering a 20% discount GWR Advance Purchase tickets for journey to Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway. Please note: the offer does not apply to short-distance journeys. View the Open Days GWR travel offer.

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

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

Courses at Glenside Campus

Allied Health Professions

  • Diagnostic Radiography - BSc(Hons)
  • Health Professions - Foundation Programme
  • Optometry - BSc(Hons)
  • Occupational Therapy - BSc(Hons)
  • Paramedic Science - DipHE
  • Paramedic Science - BSc(Hons)
  • Physiotherapy - BSc(Hons)
  • Radiotherapy and Oncology - BSc(Hons)
  • Sport Rehabilitation - BSc(Hons)

Health and Social Sciences

  • Social Work - BSc(Hons)

Nursing and Midwifery

  • Health and Social Care - BSc(Hons)
  • Health Professions - Foundation Programme
  • Midwifery - BSc(Hons)
  • Nursing (Adult) - BSc(Hons)
  • Nursing (Children and Young People) - BSc(Hons)
  • Nursing (Learning Disabilities) - BSc(Hons)
  • Nursing (Mental Health) - BSc(Hons)
  • Public Health (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) - BSc(Hons)
  • Specialist Practice (District Nursing) - 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.
  • You could get cheaper rail travel to your Open Day if you book your journey in advance. Great Western Railway (GWR) is offering a 20% discount GWR Advance Purchase tickets for journey to Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway. Please note: the offer does not apply to short-distance journeys. View the Open Days GWR travel offer.

Parking

  • Please use the postcode BS3 2JX and look for our UWE Bristol Degree Show/Open Day parking signage. There is no parking available at Bower Ashton, however, we have organised parking just a short walk away.

Buses

Map

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

Courses at City Campus

Art and Design

  • Drama and Acting - BA(Hons)
  • Fashion Communication - BA(Hons)
  • Fashion Communication (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Fashion Textiles - BA(Hons)
  • Fashion Textiles (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Fine Art - BA(Hons)
  • Fine Art (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Graphic Design - BA(Hons)
  • Graphic Design (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Illustration - BA(Hons)
  • Illustration (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Interior Design - BA(Hons)
  • Interior Design (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Product Design - BA(Hons)
  • Product Design (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)

Film and Journalism

  • Animation - BA(Hons)
  • Animation (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Broadcast Journalism - BA(Hons)
  • Broadcast Journalism (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Drama - BA(Hons)
  • Drama and Acting - BA(Hons)
  • Filmmaking - BA(Hons)
  • Journalism and Public Relations - BA(Hons)
  • Journalism and Public Relations (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Media and Journalism - BA(Hons)
  • Media and Journalism (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)
  • Music - BA(Hons)
  • Photography - BA(Hons)
  • Photography (with Foundation Year) - BA(Hons)

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.
  • You could get cheaper rail travel to your Open Day if you book your journey in advance. Great Western Railway (GWR) is offering a 20% discount GWR Advance Purchase tickets for journey to Bristol Temple Meads or Bristol Parkway. Please note: the offer does not apply to short-distance journeys. View the Open Days GWR travel offer.

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. 

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) course is run at Bristol Zoo Gardens.