Exam venues

You are responsible for arriving at your exam venue.
Buses are busy during exam time. Allow plenty of time.

Most exams are held in venues on the University campus. However in main exam periods we may also use some external venues including Coombe Dingle Sports Centre (see travel information below).

How to get to Coombe Dingle Sports Centre 

Find Coombe Dingle on our University Google map. Venue postcode: BS9 2BJ

Use the Travel west website or the Traveline South West Journey Planner to plan your journey by public transport.

You may find the University Bus Service page useful.


Coombe Dingle is about 10 minutes walk from Hiatt Baker halls.

By bicycle

There are cycle hoops at Coombe Dingle Sports Centre to lock your bicycle to.

By bus

The Bristol Unibus U1 service travels directly from campus to the Stoke Bishop Transport Hub, which is about 10 minutes' walk from Coombe Dingle Sports Centre.

  • Students with a UoB Unibus Year pass travel free of charge on the U1 and Service 3.
  • If you show your Ucard (University ID card) you can receive a 25% discount on other First buses.
  • You may find the First Unibus and other First Bus timetable pages useful.

By train

Coombe Dingle is approximately 25 minutes walk from Sea Mills railway station on the Severn Beach Line. Use the Great Western Railway website to plan your journey.

By car

There is free parking at Coombe Dingle Sports Centre.

The Anson room setup as an exam hall
Anson Rooms, Richmond Building
Coombe Dingle Indoor Sports Centre setup as an exam hall
Coombe Dingle Sports Centre
Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building setup as an exam hall
Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building
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