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 29,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. International students make up 12% of the student population from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study. 95% of UWE Bristol graduates in employment or further study six months after graduation.
88% student satisfaction - We have scored 88% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2019, placing us 11th in the UK for student satisfaction.
28th in the Guardian League Table - We are now ranked 28th out of 121 UK institutions climbing 9 places to our highest ever position
Gold rating in Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) - An award that means we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
96% of graduates in work or further study after 6 months - The DLHE survey shows we are consistently ahead of the sector for employability.
76% in professional or managerial roles - The DLHE survey shows the value of a UWE Bristol degree in kick starting a career.
Over £300 million invested in new facilities up to 2020 - Incredible new facilities continue to be developed across all of our main campuses.
Bristol judged number one place to live - Bristol comes top in the Best Places to Live 2017 survey by The Sunday Times.
World leading research up by over 170% in REF - Our research has resulted in real benefits to the economy and society as well as increasing academic knowledge.
Climbed three places in Times Good University Guide 2017 - QUB climbed to 57th and best in the South West for student satisfaction in 2017
Over 9,200 work placements undertaken - Which translates into an incredible number of opportunities for our students to experience the workplace.
Over 7,000 positions advertised at UWE Bristol - Each from one of over 5,000 reputable organisations looking for talent to fill placements, jobs or internships.
250,000 strong alumni network - A quarter of a million connected active alumni to share with and learn from.
Over 3,000 students live in our campus-based accommodation, many rooms are en-suite. UWE Bristol guarantees university-approved accommodation for all full-time students in their first year of study with us, who submit an accommodation application by the June deadline. There are around 4,500 rooms available in total and all UWE Bristol-owned accommodation includes overnight security, wifi, contents insurance and launderette facilities.
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.
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