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University of Bristol

History

Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol was the first higher education institution in the UK to admit men and women on an equal basis. Today, it is one of the top 10 universities in the UK and 58th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021).

International applications

The University of Bristol enjoys an international reputation, providing students from more than 150 countries with a high-quality education. Students can apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) for undergraduate courses.

Subject areas

With a comprehensive choice of subjects, Bristol students engage with intellectually challenging courses that encourage independence of mind. The University offers a wide range of undergraduate degrees across six faculties: Arts, Engineering, Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Science, and Social Sciences and Law.

The city of Bristol

The University is at the heart of Bristol, in the south west of England under two hours from London. One of Europe's most exciting, creative cities, Bristol offers a world of opportunities close to campus. Big enough to be exciting but small enough to be safe and friendly, it’s known for its independent spirit, historic architecture, beautiful parks and vibrant cultural scene. The city of Bristol shares the University’s commitment to the environment and has an ambitious green strategy.

Student life

Bristol Students’ Union supports over 400 societies and clubs covering a wide range of interests, allowing students to take part in sport, music or drama, or enjoy hobbies with new friends. The University provides inclusive support services including wellbeing and mental health support, academic support and healthcare, so every student can make the most of their time at Bristol.

Times Good University Guide 2021 Ranking 13/131
Guardian 2021 Ranking 11/121
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