UWE Bristol is a thriving, modern university, offering a wide range of highly respected courses and employment-enhancing opportunities – in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities.

We’re a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Our location

Bristol is a big pull for students and employers alike. One of the UK’s most diverse and desirable cities to study and live in, it’s also a city that’s buzzing with industry – with interesting networks, opportunities and graduate employment options right here on our doorstep.

Academic Strengths

  • 96% of UWE Bristol graduates are in work or further study three and a half years after graduating (DLHE 2016).

  • UWE Bristol was praised for the breadth and strength of partnership with industry and the embedding of employability skills across the university’s activities in the 2015 QAA review.

  • Many lecturers are world-renowned academics, leading the way in their chosen subject areas and actively contributing to new research in their particular fields.

Course Flexibility

  • You can choose from more than 600 courses including over 260 undergraduate courses.

  • The majority of their courses offer a module structure allowing students to tailor their learning to their interests.

  • Many courses offer foundation year entry, allowing students an additional year to gain the required subject knowledge to complete a degree.

  • Students often have the opportunity to take part in placements, internships and other work-based projects.  

  • UWE Bristol arranged more than 8,000 work placements and 230 internships for their students in 2015–16. 

  • Student can also take advantage of a wide range of global opportunities including work placements, study and volunteering abroad.