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Open Days at UCA

Open Days
at UCA

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We know that Open Days play a big role in helping you decide which university is right for you. From the course you want to take to the atmosphere of the campus you choose, it has to be the right fit.

We can’t wait to welcome you to our campus Open Days this Autumn term: 

  • Saturday 25th September 2021
  • Saturday 16th October 2021  
  • Wednesday 10th November 2021  

Please join us for our open days by completing this form.

Register for our Campus Open Days

In the meantime, we do have an alternative for you – our Virtual Open Day. Here, you’ll be able to see videos of our campuses, accommodation and student life, and learn more about our courses.

If you have questions and want to hear from our current students and staff about UCA life, you can visit our UCA Live page, and register for our upcoming events. You can also chat to our students at any time using UniBuddy.

Where will your talent take you? It’s time to find out.

Directions to our campuses

By road

You'll find our campus on the outskirts of the city's ancient walls - use CT1 3AN on your sat nav.

When you arrive, bear right into the university car park. We have limited parking here - if you have special requirements (i.e you're a blue badge holder), call the campus + 44 (0)1227 817 302 to arrange your visit.

We recommend that you use the Park and Ride car park on New Dover Road (postcode CT1 3EJ). The bus journey to the campus is about 5 minutes, let the driver know where you are going and they will let you know the right stop.

For information about all the car parks available, visit the Canterbury City Council website.

By rail

Services run from London Victoria to Canterbury East, or you can depart from London St. Pancras International or London Waterloo East to Canterbury West, changing at Ashford International if necessary. Each station is a walk or short taxi ride from campus.

Find out more about services on the National Rail website.

Eurostar passengers can get off the train at Ashford International in Kent. This station has direct rail links to Canterbury.

By air

It takes between one and two hours to drive from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton airports to any of UCA's campuses. The same journeys take between two and three hours by train. There are rail and coach connections from all airports via central London to all our campuses.

By sea

The English Channel ferry crossing arrives at Dover and the Eurotunnel at Folkestone. Dover and Folkestone are both less than 30 minutes from Canterbury.

Address and directions

UCA Epsom
Ashley Road
Epsom
Surrey
KT18 5BE

Tel: +44 (0)1372 728 811

How to find us

By road

You'll find our campus on the outskirts of the town centre, close to the Ashley Centre shopping mall. Use the postcode K518 5BE on your sat nav.

Parking is limited, but exceptions can be made for blue badge holders - anyone with special requirements should contact the campus directly on +44 (0)1372 728 811 to arrange this.

The nearest car parks to the campus are Depot Road (postcode KT17 4RJ) or at the Ashley Centre (postcode KT18 5AL), both are about a five-minute walk away.

For details of public car parks nearby please visit the Epsom and Ewell Borough Council website.

By rail

Epsom station is a five-minute walk to the campus, and you can get there from London Waterloo or London Victoria. Visit the National Rail website for times and prices.

If travelling from Eurostar and arriving at London St. Pancras International, then take the southbound Victoria Line tube to London Victoria, or change at Oxford Circus (Bakerloo line, southbound) to London Waterloo.

By air

It takes between one and two hours to drive from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton airports to any of UCA's campuses. The same journeys take between two and three hours by train. There are rail connections from all the airports via central London to Epsom station, where you can walk or take a taxi to the campus.

 

Address and directions

UCA Farnham
Falkner Road
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 7DS

Tel: +44 (0)1252 722 441

How to find us

By road

You'll find our campus just on the edge of the town centre, close to the Lion & Lamb Walk. Use the postcode GU9 7DS on your sat nav.

Parking is limited, but exceptions can be made for blue badge holders - anyone with special requirements should contact the campus directly on +44 (0)1252 722 441 to arrange this.

We recommend you use the two pay and display car parks adjacent to the campus - the Upper and Lower Hart car parks (postcode GU9 7HA).

By rail

Services to Farnham run from London Waterloo (via Woking). The station is less than a 15-minute walk to the University. Visit the National Rail website for times and prices.

If travelling from Eurostar and arriving at London St. Pancras International, then take the southbound Victoria Line tube to London Victoria, or change at Oxford Circus (Bakerloo line, southbound) to London Waterloo.

By air

It takes between one and two hours to drive from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted or Luton airports to UCA Farnham. There are rail and coach connections from all airports via central London to all UCA campuses.

Address and directions

The Maidstone Studios
Vinters Park
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 5NZ

How to find us

You'll find Maidstone Studios tucked away from the main road, use postcode ME14 5NZ on your sat nav. On-site parking is free.

By rail

The nearest train station is Maidstone East (there are two train stations in Maidstone). Trains from London to Maidstone depart from London Victoria station and London Bridge station.

Address and directions

UCA Rochester
Fort Pitt
Rochester
Kent
ME1 1DZ

Tel: +44 (0)1634 888 702

How to find us

By road

You'll find our campus at the top of Fort Pitt Hill, use the postcode ME1 1DZ.

We have no parking available except for blue badge holders who must book in advance by calling +44 (0)1634 888 702.

There is limited street parking nearby so it may be best to park at the bottom of the hill and walk up. Try the Pentagon Centre in Chatham (postcode ME4 4LA) or the King Street Car Park in Rochester (postcode ME1 1YD).

By rail

Trains leave from London Victoria and London St. Pancras stations and you can go to either Rochester or Chatham stations. We recommend that you go to Chatham station as the walk to the campus is quicker and a more direct route. For times and details of trains please see the National Rail website.

Eurostar passengers should change at London St. Pancras International and then take a train to Rochester or Chatham as above.

By air

It takes between one and two hours to drive from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton airports to UCA Rochester. There are rail and coach connections from all airports via central London to all UCA campuses.

By sea

The English Channel ferry crossing arrives at Dover and the Eurotunnel at Folkestone. Dover and Folkestone are about an hour from Rochester.

Address and directions

Royal School of Needlework
Apartment 12a
Hampton Court Palace
Surrey

KT8 9AU

How to find us

By road

The Royal School of Needlework is located within Hampton Court Palace. There is limited parking on-site, and nine spaces for blue badge holders. Nearby car parks include Hampton Court Green (KT8 9BP), and nearby Bushy Park (four free car parks located here).

By rail

Hampton Court train station is located a five-minute walk from the palace. National Rail train services run from London Waterloo every 30 minutes. For times and details of trains please see the National Rail website.