UWE Bristol can trace its roots back to 1595 with the founding of the Merchant Venturers’ Navigation School
There are almost 30,000 students at the university
The university has been awarded a Gold award for its teaching quality
UWE Bristol is ranked in the top five in the UK for student experience
UWE Bristol 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.
One of the largest UK universities and the largest provider of higher education in the South West of England, UWE Bristol has almost doubled the size of its main campus through a deal with HP. The University is consistently among the top universities for graduate employment.
It exceeds its benchmarks for the number of students who are “first in family to higher education”, and has won praise for its widening participation and volunteering initiatives in the city. It is only one of four universities in the country to have a University Enterprise Zone providing space for over 70 businesses, and the largest UK robotics lab.