Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I park near the University?
If you are travelling to the University by car, please read our travel advice page:
Is it possible to have a campus tour?
Yes. As well as our University Open Days for students considering studying here, we hold regular campus tours.
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Can I visit a department?
If you have already applied to study here, you will be invited to a departmental Open Day.
If you would like to vist before you have applied or at another time, please contact the department directly.
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Where can I get something to eat or drink?
There is a huge variety of places in and around the University to buy food or drink. Whether you want to sit down for a meal, pick up a sandwich or have a pub lunch, you'll find somewhere to suit your needs.
You can download our guide to University food outlets using the link on the right of this page.
Can I visit University accommodation?
It is only possible to view accommodation as part of a University Open Day.
You are, however, welcome to visit the site to get a feel for the area. You can download a map showing the locations of our halls of residence and self-catering properties from our Accommodation pages.
Where is the Visitor Information Service and how can I contact you?
Visitor information is provided by the Student Services Information Desk (SSiD) in Union of Students building.
Opening times are Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) from 9am to 5pm.
You can contact the team on +44 (0)114 222 1299.
Where can I stay when I visit the University?
We have extensive information on places to stay in our Accommodation section.