UWE Bristol is a thriving, modern university, offering a wide range of highly respected courses and employment-enhancing opportunities. Based in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities, UWE Bristol is a well-established university, with over 30,000 students and 4,000 staff. Our International students make up 10% of the student population from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.
A TOP 30 UNIVERSITY
UWE Bristol is ranked 21st out of 121 UK institutions, in the 2021 Guardian League Tables. Three subject areas, Education, Film Production & Photography and Philosophy have been ranked in the top ten nationally.
With more than 500 courses available at undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and short course level, UWE Bristol offers a broad range of subjects across the arts, creative industries, health, science, business, and law, environment and technology disciplines. The University is well known for the quality of its teaching, and for student experience as a whole.
THE BEST CITY TO LIVE IN THE UK
UWE Bristol is based in the south-west’s largest city - Bristol, which is a thriving economic and creative city. Bristol was voted “Best Place to live in Britain 2017” and it is the ideal place to live and study, with its rich history, vibrant culture and nearby countryside and coast. It is also a top retail destination, with a great selection of independent shops, cafes, and restaurants.
Bristol is ideally located just 90 minutes by train to London and 15 minutes to Bath. The city has an international airport which provides routes to most major European destinations.
A GOLD STANDARD INSTITUTION
UWE Bristol has been recognised with the highest possible rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) 2018. Gold-standard institutions have provision that is consistently outstanding and of the highest quality found in the sector. The University has been praised for outstanding graduate employability outcomes and successful approaches to personalised learning.
We pride ourselves on ensuring our students gain the necessary skills and support they need to secure employment upon graduation. Whether in the form of placements, internships or our award winning career service - 94% of UWE Bristol international first-degree graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation.
Close links have been built with leading employers such as Airbus, Hewlett Packard, CERN, Rolls Royce, the NHS, Aardman Animation and the BBC to help develop the right content for our courses and to give students exposure to diverse professional opportunities.