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Sending and receiving mail

How to send mail to or from the University and receive letters and parcels if you're a student or member of staff.

Sending mail to student accommodation

You can send letters and parcels to students living in accommodation on campus or in the city centre.

Find out about sending mail to student accommodation, including the correct way to address your post.

Receiving mail in student accommodation

If you're a student living in University accommodation, you can collect your mail from passcode-protected mailboxes on campus or in the city.

You can also nominate another person to collect a parcel for you.

Read more about receiving mail in student accommodation.

Sending and receiving staff mail

If you're a member of staff, you can send and receive internal and external mail through your department or building reception. You can also send external mail by courier or bulk delivery if you need to send a large number of items.

Find out more about sending and receiving staff mail.

Reporting suspicious mail

If you are concerned about a piece of mail you've received, don't try to examine it or open it.

Read the government's advice about recognising dangerous mail.

If you still think the piece of mail is suspicious, contact the mail room on 01225 385748 or email We will examine the item and contact Security Services if necessary.

Where to send and collect mail on campus

Sending mail

On campus, you can send post from the:

You can also post letters using the Royal Mail post boxes:

  • next to Santander bank on the Parade
  • outside 3 East
  • outside 4 South

Receiving mail

If you're a member of staff or student, you can collect mail from the:


If you have any questions, please contact us.