Top reasons to study here

  • The outstanding learning experience we provide at UWE Bristol supports the development of innovative, creative and courageous graduates.
  • We want to ensure the best possible experience for all students and staff at UWE Bristol.
  • We are working to ensure that our commitment to equality is reflected in the behaviour, values and practices throughout the University.

Bachelor's programmes

Social Sciences (61)
Arts, Design & Architecture (54)
Business & Management (49)
Engineering & Technology (38)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (38)

About

History

We have a history built on partnerships and collaborations dating back to 1595. Over the years UWE Bristol has continued this tradition in order to grow and transform itself to meet the demands of modern day students and higher education teaching.

Education

With more than 600 courses on offer, at undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and short course level, we offer a broad range of subjects across the arts, creative industries, health, science, business, law, environment and technology disciplines. We are well known for the quality of our teaching, and for our student experience as a whole.

Research

Alongside our teaching, our academics are working on nationally and internationally-renowned research in many interesting areas – from robotics to appearance issues. As well as enriching our teaching, we ensure our research contributes to society and the economy through knowledge exchange, science communication, partnerships and supporting business innovation and growth.We also play a very active role in our city and wider region, and are seen by many employers and organisations as the ‘go to university’ for graduate recruitment.

Career

UWE Careers offer a variety of different services, resources, advice and support to students, graduates and staff at UWE.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2018
601
2017
601
2016
601
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
1014
2017
-
2016
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Services

Student services

We have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £200m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further.

Housing services

UWE has a wide range of quality accommodation options available to our students with great facilities whether you are living on or off campus. UWE accommodation is available on our Frenchay Campus, Glenside Campus and there are also a number of City Centre options.

Library services

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ICT services

IT Services offer a wide range of services and facilities relating to Computing.

  • Student computers
  • Book a computer
  • Software
  • Wi-Fi (eduroam)
  • Printing
  • Data Storage
  • Faculty Resources

Medical services

When illness and injury occur, UWE has health professionals on-hand in a fully equipped on-site health centre.Helping our student and staff population maintain health and fitness is of paramount importance to us. Good health can help maximise academic performance and general wellbeing. The University Health Centre is provided to promote healthy living and deal with illness when it arises.

Student Life

Campus life

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.

Sports facilities

The Centre for Sport on Frenchay Campus is the central hub of sport and fitness activity at UWE. Our £5.5m state-of-the-art complex provides fantastic facilities, services, activities and classes for students, staff and the wider community to enjoy.

Student clubs

From Freshers' Week to representing the student voice, The Students' Union at UWE create student communities and provide opportunities and services to help and support you. See the recent film from our Freshers' Fair for a glimpse of what's on offer:

Student Reviews

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
Study in UWE!
rated 5 out of 5 stars
The facilities are very conducive and supportive for studying. All staffs are very supportive and willing to take extra miles to help students. The university really values feedback and hence it always improves which is a very good thing.
University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
UWE Bristol (a good life)
rated 5 out of 5 stars
the staff members where extremely welcoming and kind, the course itself was intersting and very involved. I made friends for life whilst there and love the city itself.
University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
UWE Review
rated 4 out of 5 stars
Challenging but fruitful course

Bristol, England, United Kingdom