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University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

Bristol, United Kingdom
Setting Urban
Living cost Information not available
Student population Large
International students 14%
Institution type Public

About University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a thriving, modern university offering a wide range of highly respected courses and employment-enhancing opportunities in Bristol, one of the UK's most vibrant and desirable cities. Attracting students from 140 different countries and with over 27,000 students and 3,000 staff, UWE Bristol is a diverse and exciting place to study in the UK.

Campus information

UWE Bristol boasts three campuses across the city, each offering excellent facilities including cafes, learning zones, libraries and shops.

Frenchay Campus
Our largest campus boasts the newly built Faculty of Business and Law and Students’ Union buildings as well as the Centre for Sport. It has accommodation for around 3,150 students and is based on the outskirts of Bristol, with regular bus services to the city centre.

City Campus
Here you can study the creative and cultural subjects:

  • Bower Ashton Studios have outstanding specialist art, design and media facilities, plus our Students’ Union, cafés, bars and shops.
  • Our Graphic Design, Drawing and Print, and Drama courses are housed above the Arnolfini gallery on Bristol’s harbourside.
  • Spike Island - a central gallery andworking space for artists, designers and creative businesses – has studios for our Fine Art courses.
  • Watershed is home to the Pervasive Media Studio, a collaborative research space

Glenside Campus
Home to Allied Health courses, Glenside is an impressive former hospital complex with excellent teaching and simulation facilities and one of the best healthcare libraries in England.

Bristol is a medium-sized UK city, and it is easy to travel around by foot or public transport.

Frenchay and Glenside Campuses are located just outside of the city centre, with regular bus services from all over the city.

With on-campus accommodation at both campuses, there is a thriving student atmosphere. There are cafes and shops on campus, and the city centre is just a single bus ride away.

City Campus is located in the heart of the city centre. It is surrounded by shops, cafes, restaurants, museums, galleries, markets and often festivals. There is plenty of student accommodation throughout the city centre.

Accommodation

As a new student at UWE Bristol, you'll be guaranteed a room in our accommodation, provided that you apply in time, meet the accommodation deadline and that it's your first time registering with us.

By September 2017, we will be able to accommodate over 3,000 students on Frenchay Campus in our Student Village, Wallscourt Park and Carroll Court apartments and houses.

We offer accommodation to suit everyone; from double rooms for married couples or friends to share, to single en-suite rooms.

The Hollies is ideal for those studying Allied Health courses on Glenside Campus.

In the city centre, our accommodation partners offer many purpose-built properties where students can live closer to our City Campus sites.

And if you want to live in private accommodation, we will give you advice on how and where to rent aplace to suit your needs.

Why study in University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)?

We Equip You for Your Career

Our programmes are practice-oriented and underpinned by our close links with over 1,000 national and international employers.

We Give You Opportunities to Shine

We arranged more than 8,000 work placements and 230 internships of our students during 2014/15, both in Bristol and beyond.

We Provide State-of-the-Art Learning Environments

We are investing £200 million on our learning spaces, resources and campus facilities during the next five years, to ensure you maximise your time here. Recent developments include new student accommodation, new buildings for The Students' Union at UWE and the construction of a new £50m Business and Law building.

You Get to Study in One of the UK's Best Cities

Voted 'Britain's most liveable city' by the Sunday Times in 2015, Bristol is the place to live and work. Come and experience it for yourself - we're confident you'll love it.

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Accounting and Finance 15 Agriculture & Related Subjects 2 Applied and Pure Sciences 36 Architecture, Building & Planning 28 Automotive Technology 3 Aviation 1 Business and Management 27 Computer Science and IT 8 Creative Arts & Design 25 Education and Teaching 3 Engineering 26 English Language 6 Health and Medicine 29 Hotel Management & Hospitality 5 Humanities & Social Sciences 26 Law 21 Mass Communication & Media 17 MBA 1

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