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University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

Top reasons to study here

  • We are in the top 25 of UK universities in the Guardian League Table 2023 and in the global top 15% of new universities (THE Young University Rankings, 2022).
  • Our courses are developed in partnership with international businesses to ensure that they are teaching the relevant, up-to-date knowledge that employers want.
  • 91% of UWE Bristol graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey, published 2022).


UWE Bristol is highly ranked in independent league tables for student satisfaction and graduate employability. And our results speak for themselves. 91.5% of UWE Bristol’s postgraduate students are in employment or further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey, published 2022) and several courses have a 100% student satisfaction rate.


Postgraduate research at UWE Bristol will push your boundaries both academic and personally. You’ll contribute to new knowledge while developing a wide range of transferable skills including research methods, critical thinking and academic writing. 84% of our research is reported as world leading or internationally excellent for its impact on the wider economy and society (Research Excellence Framework, 2021).


In addition to practical career advice, mentoring and CV writing workshops, UWE Bristol’s courses are developed with input from our partner businesses to ensure you’re learning the skills you’ll need to succeed in the global jobs market.

Short Courses

Business & Management (35)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Humanities (1)

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
501 -100
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Student services

UWE Bristol offers dedicated student support for international students through our Global Student Support Team. They’re here to offer information, advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your studies with us. We also have a team providing out of hours support in our Student Centre, so if you ever need emotional or mental health support outside of normal hours, we’re always here for you.

Housing services

UWE Bristol has a wide range of quality accommodation options available, whether you are living on or off campus. Accommodation is available at our Frenchay and Glenside campuses and there are also several City Centre options.

Library services

We provide modern library services enhancing the learning experience for all our students. We have libraries to support your learning and study needs across all our campuses. Each is equipped with a range of resources, such as books, digital resources, training videos and reading lists. And our Frenchay Campus library is open 24/7 so you get the flexibility to study whenever suits you best.

ICT services

We want you to feel confident when using IT at UWE Bristol, whether you’re studying at home, in halls or on campus. That’s why we've developed specific IT help and guidance services to make sure you feel equipped and ready to study.

Medical services

Students at UWE Bristol’s Frenchay Campus have access to the University Health Centre, where they can find a range of health care options from doctor’s appointments to pharmacy and prescription services.

Campus life

Bristol is a leading hub for the insurance, finance and legal sectors in the UK. As well as being a great place to work, it’s famous for its arts, culture and history. What's more, it's a welcoming place to be and great place to work, with polls to prove it:

  • One of the best places to live in 2021 (Sunday Times, 2021)
  • Britain's greenest city (Good Move, 2020)
  • Best place to live in the UK (outside of London) for under 25s (Independent, 2019)

A city booming with potential, it's the perfect place to discover yours.

Sports facilities

The Centre for Sport on Frenchay Campus is the central hub of sport and fitness activity at UWE Bristol. Our £5.5m state-of-the-art complex provides state-of-the-art facilities, services, activities and classes for students, staff and the wider community to enjoy. 

Student clubs

There is more to your experience at UWE Bristol than just study. With over 160 sports clubs and societies for you to join, there is something for everyone. Choose from societies relating to your course, faith, culture, religion and interests. We have everything from films to airsoft, beekeeping to anime - so whatever you’re interested in, you’re likely to find something for you.


Bristol, England, United Kingdom


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