UWE Bristol

A group of students doing their coursework in campus

UWE Bristol

Industry-standard facilities and top-quality teaching in one of the UK’s best cities. UWE Bristol students also benefit from superb employment opportunities.

Why choose UWE Bristol?

Top 20 most international UK university

Hotcourses Diversity Index 2023

Top 150 young university in the world

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023 

One of the best places to live in the UK

Bristol is named in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live 2023

UWE Bristol provides excellent teaching across an array of degrees, giving you a strong start to your career. 

Ready to find a degree at UWE Bristol? 


in the UK for Anatomy and Physiology 

Guardian University Guide 2024 

in the UK for Architecture

Guardian University Guide 2024

in the UK for Building

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024

in the UK for Biomedical Science

Guardian University Guide 2024

Take a closer look at UWE Bristol 

Here’s why our students love Bristol 

Bristol is an exciting harbourside city known for its art scene and rich culture, with iconic landmarks, stylish bars and plenty more to explore.

Students enjoying the sunny weather at the riverside

UWE Bristol turns its students into successful employees through practical learning. 

Benefit from the University’s award-winning careers website and prepare to make a difference in the world. 

Your route to UWE Bristol 

If you want to study a degree at UWE Bristol but don’t yet meet the entry requirements, then you can take a degree preparation course at our on-campus International College in Bristol. 


On campus

On campus college UWE Bristol’s International College

  • On-campus degree preparation courses  
  • Live and study in Bristol from day one  
  • Guaranteed entry to a UWE Bristol degree*  



Degree preparation online

  • Study a degree preparation course online with Kaplan Pathways
  • Guaranteed entry to your chosen on-campus UWE Bristol bachelor’s or master’s degree*
  • Explore your degree options via digital degree preparation on our Degree Finder

*When you pass your degree preparation course at the required level with good attendance.  

Life on campus

UWE Bristol is split into three campuses, all with easy access to the city centre where you can make the most of what Bristol has to offer.   

UWE Bristol is a modern university with state-of-the-art facilities, located in a popular UK city. 

Sustainability Institution of the year

Green Gown Awards 2023

Silver award 

Teaching Excellence Framework 2023 

1 million+ 

online resources 

£300 million 

invested in new and improved facilities 

Top 15  

in the UK for sustainability (People & Planet University League 2023/2024) 

91% of graduates

in employment or further studies 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2023) 

Download useful information

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  • UWE Bristol brochure 
  • Degree preparation course information 
  • UWE Bristol flyer 

Any other questions

Where is Bristol – is it near London? 

Bristol is the most populous city in south-west England. A train from Bristol Parkway station (the closest station to UWE Bristol) to London takes less than 1 hour and 30 minutes.  

What can I do in Bristol?  

Student life in Bristol is never boring. Explore the architecture and thriving art scene by day, and spend your evenings at trendy bars, restaurants and historic theatres. Bristol is also home to some great events, including Europe’s largest street art festival.

Is Bristol a good place for international students? 

Yes! Not only is the city very culturally diverse and welcoming of people from all backgrounds, the University itself also offers great international student support and has a community of students from over 140 countries across the world.