Study at the University of the West of England
The University of the West of England (UWE), located in Bristol, is a modern university with roots that date back to the founding of the 16th century Bristol Society of Merchant Venturers’ Navigation School. Today, UWE has more than 27,000 students, 4,000 of whom are international hailing from 140 different countries. The university offers over 600 courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and short course level, with a broad subject portfolio encompassing the arts, creative industries, health, science, business, law, environment and technology.
Organised across 14 departments, UWE has three campuses in and around Bristol, with additional campuses in Gloucestershire. It also offers courses through local study partners and several global partner institutions.
Recent large-scale investment in its facilities has resulted in a new Students’ Union as well as state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation, currently in development. UWE prides itself on being a diverse university in one of the UK’s most desirable cities. Its mission is to provide professionally-recognised and practice-oriented programmes, with strong industry networks and a global outlook and approach.
- Established: 1992
- Students: 22,045 (2021)
- Intl. Student Ratio: 21%
- Location: Coldharbour Lane, Bristol
- Campus: Four (Frenchay Campus, City Campus, Glenside Campus, Gloucester Campus )
- TEF Ranking: Gold
- THE Ranking: 49th in the UK (401-500 in the World)