St John's Campus

Our St John's Campus is home to the University's central services, St John's student village, sports facilities, the Peirson Study and Guidance Centre and bespoke teaching spaces for all subject areas.

St John's Campus Address and Postcode:


University of Worcester
St John's Campus
Henwick Grove
St John's
WR2 6AJ 

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

St John's Campus Directions:

By Foot

If arriving by train and you have the time, the walk from Worcester Foregate Street station to the St John's Campus takes approximately 25 to 30 minutes. To help find your way you can download a directional map.

By Bicycle

The St John’s 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 nearly 1000 locations throughout the university where you can secure your bike. The vast majority are Sheffield-type hoops and many are located under cover. A large Bike-shed is located by the Halls on St John's campus.  To have your card activated so you can use this facility please refer to the information below.  Showers and lockers are available at all campuses.

There is a free to use bike repair stand on St Johns campus with tools, a stand to hold your bike whilst you repair it, and a bike pump.  This is located next to the Bike shop.  The Bike Shop is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12.00-2.00 in semester and slightly reduced hours out of term time. Map here

Please see our Facilities for Cyclists campus map and Bike Storage Information document to see all cycle parking locations.

Bike shop

The bike shop is run by SPOKES, a charity who provide work opportunities for people with disabilities. 

To get in touch please ring 01562 861154 or email


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. 

St John’s Campus at Google Maps

Sat Nav 
St John’s Campus: WR2 6AJ

Car Parking 
There several car parks around the St John’s Campus, car park M (Long Stay) is the largest and cheapest car park. To find each car park please view the St John’s campus map and for the latest prices for each car park please see the Finance webpage. A car displaying a Registered Disabled badge will not be charged a car park charge.

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

Residential Guests 
A residential 

By Rail

Worcester is served by two train stations:

Worcester Foregate Street - situated in the city centre and is a 25-30 minute walk from the University or 5 minutes by taxi.

Worcester Shrub Hill - is a 40-45 minute walk from the University or 10 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 operated by First travel connect the St John's Campus to the City Centre Bus Station and City Campus. The bus stops are located outside on St Johns Campus outside the Students' Union building and near Severn gate.  The First bus 31 service runs from Worcester bus station to St Johns Campus between 07:10 and 18.35 Monday to Friday.  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 £7.50.  The 10 journey special is only available as an mTicket 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 £115 and can be purchased via the First Bus App.

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.