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University of the West of England - UWE Bristol

University of the West of England - UWE Bristol

Check whether University of the West of England - UWE Bristol is right for you as an international student.

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Uni facts

  • Bristol, UK
  • University type: Public
  • Rank: 658
  • Program types Postgraduate certificates, Master's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Postgraduate diplomas, Top-ups
  • Programs total 249
  • Acceptance rates 13%
  • Nationalities 140
  • International Students 3795

Study abroad at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is one of the UK’s most popular universities with over 30,000 students. It’s located in Bristol, England, and it works with local industries to help develop its programs, and provide its students with employment-enhancing opportunities.

UWE Bristol is made up of four main facilities: arts, creative industries and education; business and law; environment and technology; and health and applied sciences. Each faculty offers a wide range of programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The main university campus is located four miles outside Bristol city center in Frenchay and is home to the £55 million Bristol Business School. The Glenside Campus in Fishponds, Bristol is home to allied health, nursing and midwifery students. The City Campus is in the center of Bristol and is home to the creative and cultural industries programs.

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Why study at UWE?

  • Employability

    Over 96% of UWE Bristol graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation

  • Quality teaching

    The teaching at UWE Bristol has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework

  • Great location

    Bristol was voted the number one place to live in the UK (Sunday Times 2017)

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Life as an international student

The University has a diverse international student population, representing students from over 140 countries.

The University’s Global Student Support team are available to help you with any information and advice you might need. They aim to make sure you get all the support you need to get the best from your time at UWE Bristol.

All new international students attend International Student Orientation before the start of your first semester. It’s your chance to meet other students, members of staff, and get to know the University.

The University also encourages students from overseas to get involved with life on campus as much as possible. There are over 180 groups, societies, sports clubs and volunteering activities you can join where you can meet like minded people.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Personal Trainers
    • Fitness Centre Physiotherapist
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Language Centre
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Bike Rental
    • Car Rental
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars 2
    • Restaurants 3
    • Cafe’s 9
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  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organisations 140
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 7
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

Whether you are applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate course, UWE Bristol has a variety of international and country-specific scholarships available to help you fund your studies.

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Tuition £13,500 - £14,500 / year (depending on program)

Most scholarships are for PG programs up to 50% tuition fees for Year 1.


University of the West of England - UWE Bristol

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Bristol is one of the UK’s most exciting cities, and it has great links to the rest of the UK, with London and Birmingham within easy reach.

  • From Bristol city center

    15 minute drive

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Visa requirements for University of the West of England

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements