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University of Bradford

Bradford, England, United Kingdom

2 Undergraduate programs
4 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Public
Year established
Campus setting Urban
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 15%
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About University of Bradford

The University of Bradford is a British public research university located in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The University of Bradford received its Royal Charter in 1966 but its origins date back to the 1860s. With almost 50 years of academic excellence, The University of Bradford has grown its international reputation and course provision. The university has always been pioneers in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, its students, and of society as a whole.

The university can be divided into academic schools which are School of Computing, Informatics and Media, School of Engineering, Design anf Technology, School of Health Studies, School of Life Sciences, School of Management (including Law), and School of Social & International Studies. With the mission of 'Making Knowledge Work', the students' future is Bradford's top priority. Today the university's associations with employers have expanded across the globe. Collaborations range from associations with local employers through employer engagement initiatives, to overseas partnerships including those in Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Pakistan and India.



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University Accommodation

  • The Green Townhouse
  • The Green Apartment
  • Vernon Barnby En-Suite

Private Accommodation

  • Unipol Student Homes


Located just five minutes’ walk from Bradford city centre, the centrepiece of the refurbished campus is the three-storey Student Central building – the heart of student activity and home to University of Bradford Students' Union.

  • The Ents Mall houses four bars, a patio terrace and a 1,300-capacity nightclub. 
  • The Union Mall has open spaces for group study, student advice centres and a well-stocked shop. 
  • You’ll also find plenty of social and study spaces around the central atrium, with teaching rooms, a 130-seat lecture theatre, student services and a computer cluster.

Around Campus

  • Food and drink
  • Arts on Campus
  • Fitness and sport 
  • Libraries 
  • Award-winning accommodation
  • Green space 
  • Study areas 
  • Relaxation areas
  • Sustainable campus

The city campus is very close to the centre of Bradford and transport links, as well as being well equipped and developing all the time. It also has easy transport links to both Leeds and Manchester. The Bradford Free City Bus service connects key locations around the city centre. These include Bradford Interchange, Forster Square Rail Station, Forster Square shopping Park, Kirkgate Shopping Centre, the Oastler Centre, the National Media Museum and Library and the University of Bradford. Bradford has two train stations - Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square. Both stations have extensive rail links, though many involve changing at Leeds. The Interchange is where students will probably arrive. Approximate journey times are:

  • London, King's Cross - 3 hours
  • Edinburgh - 4 hours
  • Birmingham - 3 hours
  • Manchester - 1 hour
  • Leeds - 20 minutes

Student population

Large (More than 10,000)

Total population

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