Are you ready to join us on campus? Find out what you need to consider when planning your arrival.

Your move in date will depend on where you are staying, so look through the accommodation resources below to find your arrival date.

To help make your journey to campus as smooth as possible, we've included information on all modes of transport, as well as entering the UK from overseas. We can't wait to meet you. 


When to arrive  I  Accommodation  I  How will you arrive?


When to arrive

Take a look at the 2023/24 section on our university calendar dates page for information on terms and semester dates, exams periods and holidays.  






University halls of residence

Our Accommodation Services Team will be in touch with you closer to your moving in date with information on your arrival, instructions for completing your online induction and how to book an arrivals slot. 

Moving into catered accommodation


Self-catered and third party accommodation

If you will be living in self-catered accommodation, all the information you need on what to bring and what to do when you arrive is specific to your site. If your accommodation is managed by a third party provider, you will receive full details about arrival and check-in processes by email prior to the start date of your tenancy.

Moving into self-catered accommodation



How will you arrive?






Arriving by public transport

Getting around Nottingham

Get to know your options if you’re arriving on public transport.

Public transport and getting between campuses

Nottingham’s public buses and tram line provide direct links to our campuses from a variety of points around the city. Once you're on campus, we offer a free inter-campus bus service. Our hopper buses make getting between campuses quick and easy. 

Use the button below for information on public transport to our campuses, campus maps and all your options for getting around. 

Maps and directions


Arriving by car

University Park Campus:

Use either the north or west entrance to access University Park Campus.

  • West entrance (NG7 2QL)
  • North entrance (NG7 2RD)

Jubilee Campus:

Use either the main or south entrance to access Jubilee Campus.

  • Main entrance (NG8 1FE)
  • South entrance (NG7 2DZ)

Sutton Bonington Campus:

Use either the main entrance or College Road/Landcroft Lane to access Sutton Bonington Campus.

  • Main entrance (LE12 5RD)
  • College Road/Landcroft Lane (LE12 5NT)

Maps and directions


Arriving at a UK airport

Arriving from overseas? We have all the information you need to get from the airport to your new home.

Entering the UK

Make sure you bring your accommodation details and university documents in your hand luggage, as immigration officers may ask to see them when you arrive in the UK.

Check out our guidance on packing for international travel and how to get through the border as securely as possible.

What to expect when you arrive

Travelling to Nottingham

No matter which airport you are arriving to, there are taxi, train and coach options available to take you to Nottingham. More information can be found using the button below. 

Plan your journey

Further guidance for international students




University Park

Visit our contact us page to find the most relevant contact details for your query