Ranked amongst the Top 30 universities in the UK by the Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’ (2021), The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is a public research university committed to solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise.
The university traces its origin to the Merchant Venturers' Technical College in 1595. In 1992, it acquired the university status.
Located in south-west England’s largest city, Bristol boasts of a rich history and vibrant multiculturalism. Home to over 29,000 students and 3000 staff, the university also boasts the presence of a strong international student community of more than 5000 students from over 100 countries.
UWE offers over 600 undergraduate and postgraduate programs and is spread across three campus, namely, Frenchay Campus, City Campus and Glenside Campus.
The Frenchay campus is the university’s largest and primary campus. Home to the Students Union, 24/7 Library, the Bristol Robotics Laboratory and Bristol Business School building.
The City Campus sites include Bower Ashton Studios, Spike Island, Arnolfini and Watershed. It houses the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education. The Glenside Campus located in the suburb of Fishponds and is home of the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences.
Led by an experienced faculty of expert academicians, the university comprises of four faculties, namely, Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education, Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Environment and Technology, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences. Each faculty is further divided into 14 departments.
UWE is dedicated in its community engagement initiatives. As a part of its Strategy 2030, the University of West Bristol (UWE) is focused on creating solutions and transforming the future by empowering the future workforce and helping local economies thrive by shaping their health and sustainability.