Why choose Bristol?

Build a network and secure your future

Our strong industry partnerships mean our students have access to collaborative networks, training opportunities and resources, both while studying here and after graduation.

Make an impact

Our academics tackle real-world, global challenges, from COVID-19 to climate change. Our Research and Enterprise Development team amplify research impact by brokering business-collaborations and facilitating spin outs.

In the UK's top ten universities

QS World University Rankings 2023.

Be taught by world-leading researchers

Learn from our internationally renowned academics and join our thriving interdisciplinary research community. Access opportunities to connect, collaborate and showcase your work to peers and the world.

Collaborate and broaden your horizons

Join the Bristol Doctoral College, a vibrant community of over 3,000 researchers. Access an extensive programme of training and events to boost personal and professional development.

Third most targeted by top employers

High Fliers Research 2022.

Enjoy Bristol life and culture

Immerse yourself in Bristol's vibrant and artistic atmosphere. Our city is home to a thriving economy centred on creative media, technology, electronics and aerospace engineering industries.

Benefit from cutting-edge facilities

We continually invest in cutting-edge facilities, we have nine University libraries housing over 1.4 million volumes of printed books and journals and a huge range of online resources.

Top five university for research

THE Analysis of REF 2021.

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