Ready to join us on campus? Find out what you need to consider to plan your arrival.
Read our joining us on campus page for the latest guidance relating to the coronavirus pandemic.
When to arrive
If you are travelling from outside of the UK to join us for the 2021/22 academic year, please make sure you check the government’s latest policy on testing and quarantining.
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
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 in to self-catered accommodation
How will you arrive?
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)
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 by public transport
Get to know your options if you’re arriving on public transport.
Getting around Nottingham
There are many different ways to travel around Nottingham city centre - whether it's on two feet, two wheels, or by public transport. Nottingham’s public buses and tram line provide direct links to our campuses from a variety of points around the city.
Getting between campuses
We are one of the few universities to offer a free inter-campus bus service. Our hopper buses make getting between campuses quick and easy.
Hopper bus and public transportation in Nottingham
Getting around Nottingham
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
If you are arriving from a red or amber country you must go straight to the place you’re staying to quarantine. Only use public transport if you have no other option.
We will be running a coach transfer service from Heathrow airport to Nottingham this year. More information and dates can be found using the button below.
If you're arriving into East Midlands Airport, catch the Skylink bus to Nottingham.
Plan your journey
Find out who to notify if you will be arriving late.
What to do if you're arriving late
Further guidance for international students
Prepare for Nottingham
See latest advice for UoN community and details of how to report symptoms or test results