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       Ranked 10 out of 425

University Statistcs

  • Uni Compare Ranking
    10 / 425
  • Full Time Students
    87%
  • Guardian Ranking
    VARIED
  • Students in work/study
    87%
  • Undergraduate to Postgraduate UG to PG Ratio
    71 : 29
  • UK to InternationalForeign Ratio
    88 : 12

University Summary

Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol is one of the top 50 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2018). Our outstanding learning environment and research-led education attracts the brightest students and staff from across the globe.

Bristol offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across six faculties: Arts, Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Health Sciences, Science, and Social Sciences and Law. More than 23,000 students currently study here, alongside inspirational academics who are experts in their fields, creating a vibrant academic community.

The University campus is at the heart of the city of Bristol in the south-west of England, under two hours from London. Big enough to be exciting but small enough to be safe and friendly, the city is known for its independent spirit, grand architecture, beautiful parks and vibrant cultural scene.

University Research Info

The University of Bristol is at the forefront of global research. We aim to bring together the best minds in individual fields, and we encourage researchers from different disciplines and institutions to work together to find lasting solutions to society’s most pressing problems.

A member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Bristol is a top five UK institution for research intensity (joint fifth in THE analysis of REF 2014). Thirteen Nobel Prize winners are linked to the University, including our current Chancellor, Sir Paul Nurse.

University Accommodation

Student life at University is so much more than your bedroom. For most of you, student accommodation will be your first time living independently, and all universities will strive to offer you a welcoming environment so that your new room instantly feels like home. Universities offer a fantastic choice of living, all which provides a safe, secure and sociable start to your university experience. Find out more about this university's accommodation on the link below.

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Bristol Students’ Union supports over 300 societies and clubs covering a wide range of interests, allowing you to take part in sport, music or drama, or enjoy new food, games or hobbies. Sports facilities include an indoor sports centre on campus, a sports complex with grass and artificial pitches, and a boathouse on the River Avon.

There is accommodation at Bristol to suit all tastes, from historic Georgian townhouses to large, modern residences. A place in University accommodation is guaranteed for all new first-year undergraduates, and all first-year international postgraduates, who apply by the deadline (subject to conditions).

University Location

University Address: Senate House , Tyndall Avenue , Bristol , BS8 1TH

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