Why choose Bristol?

I love that Bristol remains independent, edgy and unique. It has a vibe unlike any other student city. It combines history and culture but always with a progressive mindset. It’s a city that cares for the environment, for its people, and for living a good life.

Juan Pablo (BSc Politics and International Relations)

Student smiling at the camera stood next to a rowing boat. The learning experience

We provide an education of the highest quality that will challenge and inspire you. We encourage you to become an independent thinker, equipped to thrive throughout your university experience and in your future.

Student smiling in front of Wills Memorial Building. Research-informed teaching

At Bristol, our teaching is innovative. You will be taught by internationally renowned academics at the forefront of developments in their field, whose research directly influences your course.

Three students in a science lab. Facilities and resources

We offer state-of-the-art facilities at Bristol and are continually investing in new technology. With nine libraries, new study spaces and major campus developments underway, it's an exciting time to join us.

Student smiling and sitting at a desk studying. Careers and employability

Bristol graduates are in demand and highly employable. We're in the top three universities targeted by top employers (High Fliers report 2022).

Group of people with arms raised on a snowy mountain. Global opportunities

Every year more than 500 Bristol students travel overseas to study or work abroad as part of their degree. Our partnership institutions span the globe, so where do you want to go?

3 students are sat on the floor in a dance/fitness studio. The student on the left is talking to the student on the right who is stretching. A third student can be seen stretching in the background.  Student stories

Current students share how their time studying and living in Bristol has given them experiences and confidence to create their own unique, amazing stories.

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