University of the West of England Bristol
The University of the West of England is a campus university based in Bristol. It was granted University status in 1992 and now attracts almost 30,000 students each year, many of whom choose to study flexibly on the diverse range of courses on offer.
The main things you need to know about studying at the University of the West of England Bristol.
The University was awarded the Teaching Excellence Framework Gold award in 2018. The University is also ranked 21st out of 121 in the Guardian League Table and Bristol was judged the number one place to live by [The ](https://info.uwe.ac.uk/news/uwenews/news.aspx?id=4066 and https://www.uwe.ac.uk/life/discover-bristol)Sunday [Times ](https://info.uwe.ac.uk/news/uwenews/news.aspx?id=4066 and https://www.uwe.ac.uk/life/discover-bristol)in 2017.
79% of graduates were in professional or managerial jobs within six months of graduating in a study from 2017. Furthermore, 92% of graduates are in work or further study after 15 months of graduating according to the Graduate Outcomes Survey which placed the University of the West of England higher than the UK national average of 89%. 76% of these were in professional roles compared to the sector average of 93%.
The Undergraduate fees for UK and EU students for year 2020/21 are £9250 and between £13,250 and £15750 for international students, course depending.
The University of the West of England offers 27 different Scholarships and Bursaries ranging from an annual £1500 from The Sanctuary Scholarship to £600 from the 1st Formation Business Scholarship. Full scholarship and bursaries lists can be found here.
As long as you apply by the deadlines set, the University of the West of England guarantees all first year students a home, but recommends second year and above students go for private accommodation. For the latest private accommodation options check out the AFS listings.
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The Students’ Union has a Students’ Union Advice Centre which provides free confidential advice and operates two coffee shops, a radio station and a bar!
Alumni’s of The University of the West of England include Miranda Hart, Russel Howard, Angellica Bell and Pete Reed.
The University of the West of England was pleased to announce that their Bristol Members of Staff had been awarded an MBE in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours List and announced that they had opened an collaborative research hub to improve emergency medical care in Bristol.
"Wacky and wonderful, Bristol is an exciting city and a popular student destination. From clubs on boats to secret cocktail bars, chain shops to quirky individual retailers, the city offers a truly unique university experience. Despite not being a campus university, Bristol nonetheless has the strong feel of a student city so you’ll feel at home in no time and, far from being homesick, you will never want to leave".
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