City Campus

The City Campus is located in Worcester City Centre and is home to the University's Worcester Business School, The Hive library, Jenny Lind building and the McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre.

City Campus Address and Postcode:

City Campus Charles Hastings building

The University of Worcester
City Campus
Castle Street

The Jenny Lind Building

The Jenny Lind Building can be located on Farrier Street close to the main City Campus buildings.

The full address for the Jenny Lind Building is:

University of Worcester
The Jenny Lind Building
Farrier St

Please note that the only dogs allowed on any University campus are assistance dogs.

City Campus Directions:

By Foot

If arriving by train the walk from Worcester Foregate Street station to the City Campus takes approximately 5 minutes. When exiting the station turn right along Foregate Street, after 200m turn left down Castle Street. The City Campus will be on your left after 200m. To help find your way you can download a directional map.

By Bicycle

The City Campus is easily reached by local and national cycle routes and has many cycle parking facilities on campus. Use the cycle route journey planner to help work out your route.

There are Sheffield-type hoop cycle parking facilities to lock your bike to on campus. Showers and lockers are available at all campuses.

Please see our Facilities for Cyclists campus map to see all cycle parking locations. On this map the location and opening hours of the bike shop can also be found. Students and staff can apply for secure cycle storage.

Cycle to Work Scheme

The cycle to work scheme is open to all University employees, on one year or longer contracts, providing a tax exemption to staff for the hire of cycles and cyclist safety equipment, up to the value of £2,000 and includes electric bikes (e-bikes). For further details please see the Cycle2Work Guidance  or contact .

By Car

Worcester is served by the M5 motorway and is accessible from Junctions 6 and 7. Under normal traffic conditions all University campuses can be reached in 15-20 minutes from Junction 7. The University is clearly signposted once you come off at Junction 7.

Sat Nav
City Campus: WR1 3AS

Car Parking

The City Campus does not have a car park of its own but is surrounded by several council run car parks ranging from 60p-90p per hour depending on which car park you use.

The Moors car park (WR1 3ED) is a short walk from the City Campus, there is also limited parking at the Jenny Lind building. To help find your way have a look at the City Campus Map.

Student Permits

Student car parking permits are available, for pricing and information please visit the Student car parking information page.


By Rail

Worcester is served by two train stations:

Worcester Foregate Street – is a 5-minute walk from the City Campus.
Worcester Shrub Hill - is a 10-minute walk from the City Campus or 5 minutes by taxi.

Approximate travel times:
Birmingham New Street - 50 minutes

Bristol Temple Meads - 1 hour 20 minutes

Cardiff Central - 1 hour 50 minutes

Exeter Central - 3 hours 25 minutes

London Paddington - 2 hours 20 minutes

Manchester Piccadilly - 2 hours 30 minutes


By Bus

The numbers 31 bus operated by First travel connect City Campus to St Johns campus via the City Centre Bus Station which is very close to the City Campus.

31 Bus timetable information

Promotional tickets

Two special tickets are available exclusively for University of Worcester students and staff;

  • The 10 Journey tickets allow travel on any First bus service in the Worcester City area for £6.  The 10 journey special is only available as an mTickets purchased through First bus app and requires a University of Worcester email address.

  • FirstSemester tickets allow unlimited travel on all First local bus services in the Worcester City.  Semester tickets cost £110 and are available from firstpoint.

First Bus promotions

Academic year-long bus tickets for staff and students' are valid on all First Bus Worcester City services cost £115 and 10 journey e-tickets for just £7.50 are available and are valid for 12 months. You can buy these bus tickets online on the First Bus Worcestershire pages.

Please note: students and staff will now be able to purchase extended academic year prorata'd tickets for £115 from the First Bus app. Please see the details of this promotion:

  • Standard academic year ticket – start 16th September – end 29th May
  • Extended year option 1 – start 2nd September –  end 10th July
  • Extended year ticket option 2 2nd September – end 31st July

Network West Midlands helps you plan your journey and find out when the next bus service will be arriving at the University of Worcester.

National Express Coaches serve the city of Worcester, arriving into Worcester Bus Station which is situated in the Crowngate Shopping Centre in the City Centre.