University Park Campus


Large map of University Park location

University Park

Please follow instructions below for how to get to University Park Campus.

Please click on the relevant links for activities based at Jubilee and Sutton Bonington campuses. Please note car parking for Jubilee Campus is on University Park Campus. Free shuttle bus services run frequently between all campuses.

If you need a taxi to or from one of our campuses, the following numbers should be helpful:

  • University Park or Jubilee Campus: DG Cars: +44 (0)115 960 7607
  • Sutton Bonington Campus: Collo Cars: +44 (0)115 983 1182


Travelling by Car

Important Travel Information Friday 11 September 

Day 6 of The Tour of Britain will be passing by University Park North entrance at around 2.45pm; this will mean closure to traffic of around 15-30 minutes. Why not take the opportunity to cheer the riders on as they make their way to the finish line! If biking’s not your thing, why not miss the traffic and take a break in one our catering outlets, see pages 45-47 in the programme

University Park Campus -
from the M1

Leave the M1 motorway at junction 25  to join the A52, signposted to Nottingham. Follow the A52 to Nottingham for approximately four miles and then follow the directions below to the West or North, depending on your subject of interest. There are other exits to Nottingham from the M1. However, we recommend you follow the above which is the most direct route to the University from both the M1 north and M1 south.

West entrance - for visitors interested in arts, law and social science subjects

At the Toby Cavery roundabout, turn right on to the A6464, Woodside Road. Turn left at the next roundabout to enter the University's West Entrance.

North Entrance - for visitors interested in science, engineering, medicine and health sciences and subjects

At the Toby Carvery roundabout, take the second exit continuing on the A52, Derby Road. At the Queen's Medical Centre roundabout, take the fourth exit and then take the first left to enter the University's North entrance.

University Park Campus -
from the city centre

Follow signs to the Queen's Medical Centre, then follow directions on the AA road signs for the University entrances.

Postcode for satellite navigation

University Park Campus –



Car parking

Free open day car parking is available at various points around the campus.

Please enter University Park Campus and follow directions to the open day car parking, highlighted in yellow on the open day programme map.

Parking marshals and security staff will be able to guide you.

Once parked, you do not need to formally register. Staff and student helpers are on hand at information points to guide you in the right direction. Alternatively, please make your way directly to the open day activities.

Please be aware we receive a high volume of visitors on the open days and we therefore advise you allow plenty of time for your journey as traffic can be busy. University Boulevard is also subject to continuing road works in relation to the extension of the tram service so this could also add time to your journey.


Travelling by train

Please alight at Nottingham (NOT) train station.

Free direct shuttle bus service

You can use the free direct shuttle bus service running from Nottingham Train Station to University Park Campus between 8am-5.30pm.

There will be student helpers available to assist you when you arrive at the station.

The journey time is approximately 15 minutes, depending on the traffic. We advise you allow plenty of time for your journey as services can be very busy during peak times – 8am-10am in the morning and 2.30pm-5pm, for return travel.

It should also be noted that due to road works in the vicinity of University Park Campus (owing to the installation of a new tram line) journey's to and from the city may take significantly longer (up to 20/30 minutes).

The last bus back to Nottingham Train Station leaves University Park at 5.30pm, from the open day shuttle bus terminal on East Drive.


Travelling by plane

From East Midlands Airport (approximately 10 miles):

From East Midlands Airport you can take the Skylink Bus, which will take you to Nottingham (NOT) train station. From there, you can use the free direct shuttle bus service.

Alternatively, a taxi from the airport will cost approximately £20 (single/one way). Taxis are normally available 24 hours.

Accessible minibus for visitors with access requirements

There is an accessible minibus available to transport visitors around University Park Campus between 8.30am-4pm.

If you require this service, please call 07813 459 196 at any time on the day between 8.30am-4pm.


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