Finding the School of Biosciences
Courses at The School of Biosciences are taught at both Sutton Bonington Campus and University Park; for full details of specific course locations please check on course information pages.
Sutton Bonington Campus
Sutton Bonington Campus is one of The University of Nottingham's three UK campuses. Located in the beautiful countryside approx. 12 miles south of Nottingham, the campus is a compact 16-hectare site with its own halls of residence, sports centre and social amenities, and state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities dedicated to the study of biosciences in the UK.
Sutton Bonington is a 25 minute bus or car journey from the University Park Campus in Nottingham. A free bus service provides a regular link between the two sites. It is also close to two of the East Midlands' other major cities - Derby (10 miles) and Leicester (15 miles) - with excellent road, rail and air links to the rest of the UK and overseas.
Two miles from junction 24 of the M1 Motorway
Five miles from East Midlands Airport, with regular flights to mainland Europe
Three miles from the new East Midlands Parkway railway station at Ratcliffe-on-Soar with direct links to London (90 minutes), Nottingham, Derby, Lincoln, Leicester and Sheffield.
Six miles from Loughborough railway station, with direct links to London (90 minutes), Birmingham (50 minutes), Manchester (135 minutes) and connecting services to other parts of the UK
Close to three major cities (Nottingham, Leicester and Derby)
Transport links between Nottingham and other parts of Britain are excellent. There is an hourly train service to London with a journey time of less than two hours. The nearby M1 motorway also provides good road links to all parts of the country. The East Midlands International Airport, situated about 8 km from Sutton Bonington, is linked with London Heathrow and London Gatwick by bus, and offers numerous regional routes within the UK and destinations throughout mainland Europe.
Map of Major Roads
Map of Local Roads
M1 motorway: The M1 motorway has an access point (Junction 24) at Kegworth, 2 miles from the Campus. From Junction 24, take the exit signposted Loughborough (A6). Very shortly after joining the A6, on the outskirts of Kegworth, take the first turning on the left (signposted to Sutton Bonington). Follow this road through Kegworth and turn right immediately after the Anchor Inn (sign-posted for The University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus). Then turn right at the next crossroads. Sutton Bonington Campus is on the left. Those travelling by road from the North-west and south by other routes should follow the sign-posted routes from the A6 at Kegworth or Hathern to Sutton Bonington Campus.
From the south:
Leicester via A6 to Loughborough (12 miles)
Loughborough via A6 to Hathern (3 miles)
After passing through Hathern via A6 turn right along the A6006. After passing through Zouch take the first turning on the left for Sutton Bonington. Pass through Sutton Bonington, follow the main road up the hill and bear left at top.Sutton Bonington Campus is on the right.
From the North:
Nottingham - cross Clifton Bridge along the Ring Road and get into the correct lane for Birmingham and M1 marked by overhead signs. Follow the A453 through Clifton, take first exit from the roundabout and continue along the B679 to Gotham, turn right in the centre of the village for Kingston-on-Soar. In Kingston, fork left for Sutton Bonington and pass through the first cross-roads. Sutton Bonington Campus is on the left.
From the North West:
From Derby, follow the A6 to the A50. Take the A50 to the roundabout at Junction 24 of the M1. Take the 2nd exit onto the A6 to Kegworth. 0n the outskirts of Kegworth take the first turning on the left (signposted to Sutton Bonington). Follow this road through Kegworth and turn right immediately after the Anchor Inn (sign-posted for The University of Nottingham Sutton Bonington Campus). Then turn right at the next cross-roads. Sutton Bonington Campus is on the left.
Those travelling by road from the North-west and south by other routes should follow the sign-posted routes from the A6 at Kegworth or Hathern to Sutton Bonington Campus.
Trent Barton Buses Skylink service from Nottingham to Loughborough (via East Midlands Airport) stops at the campus main gates. Paul Winson service 65 to Nottingham also stops at the campus main gates.
The School of Biosciences
The University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
LE12 5RD, UK