University Guides University of Worcester England

Worcester University is a relatively new teaching and research facility located in the city of Worcester in the county of Worcestershire in an area known as West Midlands, England. Worcester sits on the banks of the River Severn and is home to a range of historical building and architecture including the magnificent Cathedral which dominates the city’s skyline. The popular city offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, café, pubs, clubs, leisure and sports facilities.

Located near to the city centre, the university houses approximately ninety five thousand students and offers six academic institutions, Education, Health and Safety, Humanities and Creative Arts, Science and the Environment, Sport and Exercise Science and Business School. The university caters for graduate and post graduate students providing courses ranging from Accountancy to Youth and Community Services.


The university has two campuses located near to the city and within walking distance of each other.

St John’s Campus

St John’s Campus is a self contained complex set in parkland and within walking distance of the city centre. The campus is the main base for all courses and offers a wide range of facilities, including teaching and learning resources, library, canteen, shops, sports facilities, launderette, accommodation,  children’s  nursery, music rehearsal rooms, computer facilities and student’s union.

City Campus

The new city campus is the home to the Business School and is set in a restored Georgian building located in a residential area. The campus provides halls  of residence. shops and social facilities and is within walking distance of John’s campus, the city and also a rail station.

The university also owns halls and sports facilities which are spread across the city away from the two campuses.

Support Services

The university provides a wide range of support services for all students covering areas such as health, finances, personal problems, housing, disabilities and learning. The university provides a day nursery and also a multi faith chaplaincy.


Student accommodation is located on both campuses and priority is given to undergraduate first year students. The university has over one thousand rooms in self catering halls of residence with rent ranging from seventy five pounds to one hundred and twenty seven pounds a week. All halls of residents have twenty four hour security and maintenance service.

The Student’s Union

The student’s union is an independent resource situated on the St John’s Campus. The resource is available to all students and offers support, societies, groups, clubs, bar and sandwich bar.


The university organizes open days and prospectus can be obtained for the website or by writing to
The University of Worcester, City Campus, Castle Street, Worcester, WR1 3AS