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University of the West of England

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  • Upcoming Intake

    Sep 2024

  • Tution Fees

    Starts from 16,500 GBP

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Rated TEF Silver


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The University of the West of England, Bristol is a public research university located in the south-western port city of Bristol.

Three campuses house the university's teaching facilities, all within easy reach of the city centre. Students have access to a range of modern and historic buildings.

The university holds a TEF Gold Award. It is ranked 21st in the UK in The Guardian's University Rankings.

What is the University of the West of England acceptance rate for International Students?

The University of the West of England acceptance rate is 61%.

UWE Bristol has invested £300 million into their state-of-the-art facilities. The biggest library is the Frenchay Library, a modern learning environment with volumes of books and learning materials to use. Other study zones and spaces are separate to the libraries, giving students even more room to grow. The university also features a film studio, Bristol Business school, a skills and simulation centre, a research greenhouse, robotics laboratory and other state-of-the-art facilities to empower students of all disciplines who are well-prepared to achieve.

Student Life

More than 160 student clubs are set up at UWE Bristol, including the History society and the AI society. UWE also has a Feel Good programme that encourages students to develop healthy habits, including one-to-one music lessons, poetry making and mindful colouring. The Student Union bar and cafe on campus acts as a focal point for making friends and studying.

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The University of the West of England is located in Bristol. It was voted one of the best places to live in the UK in 2022. Eco-conscious students would be happy to know it was voted Britain’s third greenest city in the same year. The popular British tv show Skins was filmed in this area, known for its quirky appeal and independent shops. BBC Newsbeat voted Bristol as the best place to live in the UK (outside of London) for under 26s in 2019, as there is a bustling student area, with plenty of arts and culture to enjoy, street art, halal food, 91 different languages spoken, 45 religions practiced and many festivals.

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The University of the West of England employability rate is 91%.

The University of the West of England is ranked 801-1000th in the QS World University Rankings, 21st in The Guardian University Guide.

Admission requirements vary depending on the program and level of study. Generally, international students will need to provide proof of English proficiency, academic transcripts, and sometimes letters of recommendation or a personal statement.

Gifted sportspersons could benefit from the International Sports scholarship. This offers a 30% tuition fee discount to students in exchange for their ambassadorship during their time at the university. The Chancellor's Scholarship is designed to reward academic achievement and covers full tuition fees for one academic year. The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship covers 50% of tuition fees for one academic year to reward academic excellence. There are also faculty-specific scholarships for international students based on particular criteria.

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