The University of Worcester Arena boasts state of the art conference facilities in a fresh, modern and dynamic conference suite on the first floor of the building.

In 2015, the Arena won the prestigious Guardian University Award in the ‘Buildings that Inspire’ category. The Guardian Awards aim to recognise and reward projects in universities that demonstrate genuine innovation in the sector, collaborative delivery on the ground, and meaningful impact both inside their institutions and beyond, with the potential to inspire others. The University of Worcester Arena was one of only six national projects to receive funding from Sport England’s Iconic Facilities Olympic legacy fund, with a grant of £1.5m and also attracted grants from The Trustees of the Foundation for Sport and the Arts (£250,000), England Basketball (£375,000), England Badminton (£200,000).

Travel information
Situated between the St John’s Campus and the City Campus, the Severn Campus is home to the University Arena, the Riverside building and The Garage art studios.

By Car

Worcester is served by the M5 motorway and is accessible from Junctions 6 and 7. Under normal traffic conditions all University campuses can be reached in 15-20 minutes from Junction 7. The University is clearly signposted once you come off at Junction 7.

Severn Campus: WR2 5JN

Car Parking
There is a drop off zone and disabled parking spaces on site, with free parking spaces for delegates.

By Train

Worcester is served by two train stations:

Worcester Foregate Street
Is a 15 minute walk from the Severn Campus.

Worcester Shrub Hill
Is a 25 minute walk from the Severn Campus or 10 minutes by taxi.

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