Getting to graduation

Getting to the University

Find out how to get to the University by car, train, bus, coach and plane.

Venue information

Wills Memorial Building

The graduation ceremony takes place in the Wills Memorial Building

Find out about access information for Wills Memorial Building.

Richmond Building

Ticket and gown collection takes place in the Richmond Building


It takes about 15 minutes to walk between these two locations. It is a downhill walk from the Richmond Building to the Wills Memorial Building. 

The areas around these buildings will be very busy, so you should take this into consideration.


There is no car parking on the University precinct. However, there are various multi-storey car parks near the University. The nearest are:

Find out about other places to park.

Staying in Bristol

You may need to stay overnight in Bristol or the surrounding area if you are travelling far. We recommend booking early.

We recommend you contact Bristol Tourist Information Centre or search for accommodation at Visit Bristol.

Left luggage facilities

You will not be able to bring in luggage or large bags to the ceremony. We recommend you leave your luggage at your place of accommodation. If this is not possible, you can use a left luggage facility. Options include:

Neither of these options are very close to the University. The amount of storage available at each may be limited. We recommend calling on the day to check there is space for your item(s).

Can't make it?

If you are no longer able to attend the day, or if you become delayed on your journey and you think you might be late, contact us as soon as possible.

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