How to Find Us

The University of Sheffield Students' Union is situated on Western Bank just outside Sheffield City Centre.

University of Sheffield Students' Union
Western Bank
S10 2TG

Located at the heart of the University Campus, the Students' Union building has good accessibility by bus and tram.

Getting Here

Use the Google Maps above or alternatively, the University Visitor Information web pages have more detailed information.


Q Park multi-story with 562 spaces on Durham Rd, is opposite the Students' Union & The Octagon. 

Getting to Sheffield

Train: Sheffield is at the heart of the railway network. Regular services operate between Sheffield and London St. Pancras (from just over 2 hours), Birmingham (1.25 hours), Leeds (1 hour) Manchester (1 hour) and Nottingham (1 hour). You can plan journeys using the National Rail site.

There is a direct link from the railway station to the Sheffield Station Supertram stop via the main overbridge.

Getting around in Sheffield

Once you're in Sheffield, as an environmentally committed organisation, we encourage you to travel on foot, by bicycle or by public transport if you can.

  • On Foot - plan your route through walkit.com sheffield

  • By Bicycle - cycle parking map and cycle information. If you don’t have your own bike, you can find bike hire info here.

  • Trams - Both the blue route and the yellow route stop at West Street and at the University stops. Plan your journey using the Supertram journey planner.  A discounted student ticket called the Unirider is available through the Supertram site. You can buy special discounted Supertram tickets available for day, week or monthly travel from our Welcome Desk.

  • Buses - A number of regular bus services stop at or near the SU. The most frequent of these are the 51, 52 and 95 from the city centre and the 120 from Sheffield Transport Interchange.

A detailed list of all bus services that serve the University campus, their timetables and live departure information can be found by clicking any of the bus stops on the Travel South Yorkshire interactive public transport map.

Getting to Sheffield from abroad

International students can search for and book their journey via train, bus or flight with sites such as Omio.  Use the journey planner to find the best route to Sheffield. Nearby airports include Manchester Airport (less than 1 hour by train) and Leeds Bradford Airport (less than 1 hour by train), and Nottingham East Midlands (around 2 hours by train).