University of the West of England – UWE Bristol

University of the West of England – UWE Bristol

The University of the West of England – UWE Bristol is a modern university that pushes you to develop the skills and knowledge you need for your future career. With over 36,000 students coming from over 160 countries and more than 600 courses on offer, there’s something for everyone.

Based in Bristol, one of the UK’s most thriving and creative cities, you’ll enjoy the freedom and excitement of living in a city, but within a safe and supportive campus community.

UWE Bristol has an excellent reputation for graduate employability and industry partnerships, so you’ll benefit from opportunities to get involved in placements, internships or live projects that equip you with the most in-demand skills, and the kind of mindset that employers want.

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Life at UWE Bristol

Student Life at UWE Bristol

Want connected campus life but crave vibrant city living?

Choose UWE Bristol and get the best of both. See how it all fits together. Choose your path. Find your place. Build your future. It’s all mapped out.

Careers at UWE Bristol

With the right mindset and support, UWE Bristol believes that you can achieve anything you want. So, whether you’re aiming to pursue a specific career, or become your own boss, you’ll be supported every step of the way.

Everything UWE Bristol does is focused on preparing you for the real world. The university creates industry-relevant courses with input from some of its 20,000 employee partners. You can expect to get involved with placements, live projects, simulations, field trips or insight sessions on many of the university’s courses.

The Careers Service is here to help you with all the practical advice from mentoring to CV writing. GradLink, the university’s specialist careers website, connects international students and graduates with a 1000+ global network of employers interested in recruiting international students who have studied in the UK. Click here to check out GradLink.

City Life at UWE Bristol

The university loves Bristol and it’s easy to see why. It’s a city that’s famous for its independent thinking, unique style and creativity. Plus it tops the polls on a regular basis – greenest city, kindest city, UK’s best city the live outside London for under 26s – to name just a few of its accolades in recent years.

Welcoming, friendly and multicultural – just a few words to describe Bristol. Home to over 463,000 people from 187 different countries, you’ll find over 91 different languages spoken here along with 45 religions practised.

Easily explored by foot, bike, bus or boat – you don’t need a car here. There are also excellent rail links – get to London in 90 minutes and Bath in just 15. Plus there’s an airport, which connects the city to the world with direct, affordable flights to and from Europe, as well as connecting flights to Asia and the USA.

Bristol is both a great place to live and a great place to work too, and it’s a well-renowned hub for creativity, innovation, research and tech. A city buzzing with potential, it’s the perfect place to discover yours.

Student Support at UWE Bristol

Going overseas to study is an exciting time and offers many opportunities, but the university knows it can be daunting too.

A new country, new city, new people. It’s a lot to get used to, which is why UWE Bristol makes it as easy as possible for you to settle in so you can make a smooth transition from your home country to the university.

With plenty of academic and personal support on offer, expect to feel supported every step of the way. Click here to find out more.

Student Accommodation at UWE Bristol

Choosing where to live is as exciting as it is nerve-wracking, especially when it’s your first time moving away from home.

Whether you choose campus, city centre or private accommodation, UWE Bristol has a range of different options on offer.

And if you apply before the university’s deadline, you are guaranteed accommodation in your first year of study. Click here to find out more here.

Facilities at UWE Bristol

Spread over three campuses, all just a short bus ride from one another, each site offers something unique.

Over the last five years, UWE Bristol has invested £300 million into its modern facilities. Creating the most effective and empowering setting for students and people to discover their potential.

Financial trading rooms, multimedia studios, nursing simulation suites, extensive libraries, virtual learning tools, robotics labs, Health Centre, Centre for Sport: it’s all here for you. Click here to discover all that’s on offer with UWE Bristol’s virtual tour.

Sports & Clubs at UWE Bristol

Your university experience is about more than just study. It’s the perfect time to be social, to try out new things and to discover new passions.

The UWE Bristol Students’ Union have over 160 clubs and societies for you to join. There is really something for everyone.

And that’s not all, you have a Centre for Music, Centre for Sport, Sports Clubs, Events and Volunteering opportunities to get involved in and create your best student experience. Click here to learn more.

Sustainability at UWE Bristol

As a University, as a diverse community of global citizens, UWE Bristol has a shared responsibility to work to address the urgency of the challenges we all now face.

Make change happen by getting involved, click here to check out the university’s volunteering opportunities.

Find out how UWE Bristol is transforming our world for better, for all, for good.


91% of graduates are in employment or further study after 15 months (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2023)

Ranked 4th in the South West (Guardian University League Tables 2024)


Additional Scholarship Options

UWE Bristol has a range of scholarships available for international undergraduate students. Click here to search for available scholarships and find out more information.

Additional Scholarship Options

UWE Bristol has a range of scholarships available for international postgraduate students. Click here to search for available scholarships and find out more information.

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