Newman University

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Set amidst a green and leafy campus containing clusters of buildings, you’ll find lots to do and plenty of space to relax at Newman University. Although a Catholic university, Newman welcomes students, staff and visitors from all religions and is committed to providing a great campus experience. And if you're heading to the university for an open day, hear a talk, attend an event or visit a student? Make sure you get your stay off to a great start at the Premier Inn near Longbridge Station.

Newman University

Newman University


Eating and drinking

With eating and drinking options on and off campus, you won’t go hungry at Newman University.


If you want to grab a bite to eat or a coffee, you can choose from the two cafés on campus. Atrium Café offers a selection of sandwiches, pastries and cakes. Fancy something more substantial? Sanctuary Café has everything from pizzas and pies to chef specials and a carvery.

Heading off campus? Although there are some eating and drinking options nearby, you’ll find more options by heading towards the city centre. A couple of miles away in Harborne you’ll find authentic, home style Indian cuisine at Umami Indian Kitchen and Michelin starred fine dining at Turners at 69.


Getting to Newman University

Within easy reach of Birmingham city centre, there are lots of transport options that will get you to Newman University.

By car
Car parking at the University is limited, but there is a visitor’s car park. When you arrive at Newman you can access it through the student car park on Genners Lane.

By bus
There are plenty of bus routes running through the city centre to the University. Hop on the 22 or X64 and you’ll be on campus in around 30-40 minutes.

By train
If you’re arriving by train, either Kings Norton or University stations are the closest. From Kings Norton jump on the 18 bus or hop on the X64 bus at University station and you’ll arrive at Newman in 30 minutes.


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