University of the West of England, Bristol

Welcome to the University of the West of England, Bristol

Build a solid foundation for your future by studying at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, one of the UK’s most career-focused universities. Graduates from UWE Bristol enjoy superb employment opportunities, and the University is based in one of the UK’s best cities to live in.

We offer progression routes to UWE Bristol through UWE Bristol International College.

Reasons to study at UWE Bristol

96% graduate employment rate

Higher Education Statistics Agency 2014/15

94% of research rated at an international level or better

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Bristol named the UK’s best city to live in

Sunday Times 2014

Top 15 in the UK for effectiveness of teaching

Guardian University Guide 2017

Guaranteed entry

when you pass your International College course at the required level with good attendance

Benjamin Bristol college student

Benjamin from Ghana

Master's degree in Transport at UWE Bristol

Bristol is a great place to study. In my free time, I like to go out with my friends and visit the city centre. We also like to relax at the University’s excellent Students’ Union.

U W E Bristol University Student Rahama

Rahama from Nigeria

Bachelor's degree in Law at UWE Bristol

My first impression was that everyone on the campus was extremely friendly. It was very comforting to come from somewhere so far away and just feel very welcomed.

Why choose UWE Bristol?

The beauty of Bristol

UWE Bristol enjoys a great location in one of the UK’s greenest cities, filled with parks and surrounded by countryside. The picturesque surroundings create a peaceful study environment, and the city is located on a beautiful part of Britain’s coastline.

The first step of your career

UWE Bristol is one of the most career-focused universities in England, and its commitment to practical learning shows. Graduates from UWE Bristol enjoy a 95% employment rate, and the University has an award-winning careers website for international students.

High-quality facilities

Students enjoy access to brilliant facilities such as flight and driving simulators, mock courtrooms, a sports complex and a Bloomberg financial trading room. The University’s libraries contain over half a million books and ebooks, and a huge Students’ Union plays a key role in university life.

A wide range of subjects

UWE Bristol has a reputation for excellence in many disciplines. It is 6th in the UK for Architecture (Guardian 2017), 9th for Building and 14th for Education (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). There are diverse degree courses available in a variety of subjects, giving international students a great selection to choose from.

At UWE Bristol, we offer an excellent experience for students from around the world, within a vibrant, healthy and sustainable learning environment. Your student experience and preparation for life after graduation are our top priorities.
UWE Bristol Vice Chancellor
Steve West Vice-Chancellor and CEO

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