Explore our Glenside and City Campuses for yourself on Thursday 20 January 2022 with a guided campus tour.

Tours last approximately 45 minutes and you will be guided by one of our student ambassadors. They will be there to show you around and answer any questions you may have.

How to book

Please register for a guided campus tour.

Once you have booked your campus tour, we will send you a confirmation email and we will then send you a reminder with all of the details that you’ll need closer to the time of your tour. Keep checking this web page for future guided tours on our Frenchay Campus.

Self-guided tours

If you want to explore our Frenchay Campus you are welcome to visit at a time that suits you. Find out more about self-guided tours.

COVID-19 guidance

To make sure we help to keep the whole university community safe, we will be keeping some of our COVID-19 measures. Please help us by reading through our expectations for attending an event here before you arrive. We ask that you follow our safety measures, so that we can keep everyone as safe as possible.

  • Please note that we will be following the latest government guidance. That does mean that arrangements may be subject to change at short notice. If this happens then we will make sure to get in touch and/or update our webpages with the latest information as soon as we are able to do so.
  • We require you to take a rapid lateral flow test no more than 72 hours before visiting the campus. Spot checks are carried out on campus and visitors who cannot show evidence of a negative test result may be asked to leave the campus. Find out how to order and where to collect free coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid lateral flow tests.
  • We request that you do not come onto campus if you have any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • There will be toilet facilities and catering facilities available on campus. We have set an expectation that people wear face coverings when inside our buildings which is mandatory unless you are medically exempt. We have also retained QR codes at our catering outlets using the NHS COVID-19 app. This is to help trace and stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Fire safety: If you hear the fire alarm please leave the building and move well away. You should assemble at a Fire Evacuation Point which you will find located externally to our buildings. If you are unsure please ask a member of staff and they will help you. If you suspect or discover a fire you can raise the alarm by calling the University’s emergency phone number Tel: +44 (0)117 328 9999.
  • First Aid/emergencies: If you require first aid or support with any emergency please call the University’s emergency phone number Tel:+44 (0)117 328 9999 and a member of our Security Team will help you.
  • You can visit our COVID-19 information for more information about staying safe on campus.


In order to be able to effectively manage the campus tours in line with government guidelines, you must only bring one guest with you.


We will not be able to offer viewing of on campus accommodation sites as students are living in all of our halls of residence. Please refer to our accommodation information to explore your options, including virtual tours of the inside of our rooms.


Getting here by car

You will receive directions to the University and arrival point along with your booking confirmation. Please familiarise yourself with our latest information about the best ways to travel to the University.

Getting here by public transport

Please let us know in advance if you will be arriving by public transport. We can then ensure that one of our Student Ambassadors is available to meet you and direct you to the tour meeting area.


If you have any specific questions about a particular course, contact open@uwe.ac.uk – we’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.