University of the West of England
- Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY
- 0117 965 6261
- Vice Chancellor
- Professor Steven West
UWE has well over 1,000 developed partnerships from Aardman to the World Health Organisation, from North America to Vietnam, which it uses to the benefit of its students, research and knowledge exchange activities.
The 6th largest university in terms of its 30,000 degree students and the largest provider of postgraduate education in the South-West, UWE has doubled the size of its main campus through a deal with HP. The university is the winner of the Exel Widening Participation University of the Year, through delivering an annual outreach programme to 10,000 pupils and 20,000 volunteering hours.
A third of research is world leading/internationally excellent and regularly a top new university for successful research applications. UWE runs a unique Graduate Development Programme to improve the employability skills of students giving them consistently high employment.
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