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University of the West of England, Bristol

About Bristol

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  • Bristol’s a big hitter when it comes to tech and innovation. At the heart of the Silicon Gorge Triangle, we’re #5 in Europe when it comes to top tech, innovation, and research and brands including Just Eat, Sony, Amazon and Oracle call our city home.
  • Bristol has its own accent, anyway. Bristolian is a very special dialect – one of the closest live accents to ancient English – and includes some unique words and phrases.
  • Bristol is a city, unitary authority area and county in South West England. It is England’s sixth and the United Kingdom’s eighth most populous city, and the most populous city in Southern England after London. The city borders the Unitary Authority areas of North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the historic cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively.
  • Bristol itself is a major hub of social and cultural activity in the UK, with vibrant art and live music scene, great restaurants and a thriving economy.
  • In 2015 Bristol was the first UK city to win the European Green Capital award, while The Sunday Times newspaper named Bristol the best city to live in Britain on account of its culture, nightlife and proximity to beautiful countryside.

University of the West of England, Bristol Facts

  • The University of the West of England (UWE), located in Bristol, is a modern university with roots that date back to the founding of the 16th century Bristol Society of Merchant Venturers’ Navigation School
  • The university offers over 600 courses at an undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and short course level, with a broad subject portfolio encompassing the arts, creative industries, health, science, business, law, environment, and technology.
  • Organised across 14 departments, UWE has three campuses in and around Bristol, with additional campuses in Gloucestershire. It also offers courses through local study partners and several global partner institutions.
  • Recent large-scale investment in its facilities has resulted in a new Students’ Union as well as state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation, currently in development.
  • UWE prides itself on being a diverse university in one of the UK’s most desirable cities.
  • Its mission is to provide professionally-recognised and practice-oriented programs, with strong industry networks and a global outlook and approach.
  • Boasting links with over 1,000 businesses and organisations, UWE cites close working partnerships with employers such as CERN, Rolls Royce, the NHS and BBC, which support the university in developing relevant course content and offering its students various professional opportunities.
  • UWE has research strengths in several areas ranging from robotics and big data, to appearance issues and children’s literature.

Location

UWE Bristol - Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Ln, Bristol BS16 1QY

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