Join our 9,000 strong community of commuters!

Benefit from having a gold-rated University on your doorstep without having to pack a single box! Whilst living at home you’ll be able to access all the support and opportunities that open doors to new hobbies, lifelong friends and experiences that make your time at university unforgettable. Here’s all the info you need about being a successful commuter student at Huddersfield.

Top tips for travelling to campus

Our campus is situated right next to the town centre - only a 10-minute walk from the train and bus stations – making your commute a breeze, and connecting you to everything the major cities Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield have to offer.

Directions to getting here

Whether you're using public transport, driving, cycling or walking getting to campus is quick and easy!

Find out how to get here

Using public transport

There are ways of saving money when using public transport to commute to university!

Car parking

If you’re planning on driving to campus, there are numerous car parks situated near campus and in the town centre.


Get the information you need about cycling to campus, including where to park your bike and tips on bike security.


Your guide to becoming a successul commuter student

Read our handy guide on becoming a successful student which contains lots of helpful information for commuter students

Hints and tips for being a successful commuter student

Studying as a commuter student

Juggling studying requirements wherever you may be, including making your timetable work for you and studying at home.

Supporting you through your journey

You’re never far away from our dedicated staff and resources to help you navigate through your personal student journey.

Supporting success at Huddersfield

Family and friends can make a big difference to student success, providing emotional and practical support throughout your student journey.


Make friends and get involved

At Huddersfield there are lots of ways to meet people outside of your course, develop new skills and get involved in campus life. Why not join a student society, volunteer, or get involved in one of our many sports clubs? 


Make the most of uni life

Your experience as a university student will create memories that stay with you for a lifetime. Find out everything you need to know about making the most of your time.



Play team sports or maintain a healthy body and mind by getting involved in fitness classes and gym facilities on campus and at KAL Fitness Centres across the district.


Faith and religion

We offer a range of facilities and opportunities to explore and practice faith and religion on campus and in the Huddersfield area.


Make the most of your time on campus

Here at Huddersfield everything is accessible in one place and our Student Central building is the hub of it all. Meet friends and relax before lectures or grab a bite to eat and catch up with your reading list.


Student Central

Student Central combines access to the library, computing, sport, leisure and eating spaces all under one roof.


The Library

Study at a time that’s right for you with all the information you need to hand in our library in the heart of campus.


Cafes and restaurants

With 12 outlets across seven locations, Huddersfood offers perfect pitstops for caffeine fixes and relaxing spaces to grab a bite to eat.