Vim promovent insitam (learning promotes one's innate power)
The University of Bristol is one of the UK’s top ten universities and 58th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021).
As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities and the Worldwide Universities Network, a grouping of research-led institutions of international standing, Bristol is a top five UK institution for research (THE analysis of REF 2014). Bristol enjoys strong connections with hundreds of organisations worldwide, and is the 4th most-targeted UK university by leading employers (High Fliers Research 2019). The University is ranked 9th in the UK for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020), and Bristol alumni are among the highest paid in the country (LEO data 2015/16).
The University is made up of six faculties – Arts, Engineering, Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Science, and Social Sciences and Law – and is home to more than 25,000 students from across 150 countries.
Bristol students learn from and alongside academics who are leaders in their fields. This world-class teaching attracts the brightest students from across the world. After their studies, graduates become part of Bristol’s worldwide alumni network of inspirational innovators, entrepreneurs and influencers.
The University continually invests in facilities and technology for its students. State-of-the-art buildings include the £56.5 million Life Sciences building and the Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information, and work is underway on the new £300 million Temple Quarter Enterprise Campus. Students also benefit from 24-hour libraries, extensive IT spaces and purpose-built study centres. The campus is in the heart of Bristol, a historic, lively and green city in the south-west of England under two hours from London. With its vibrant culture, desirable location and community spirit, Bristol is a city made for student life.
Scholarships and grants
Our Think Big scholarship programme offers a range of awards that can help fund your tuition fees. Find out more at bristol.ac.uk/international-scholarships
In 2020 we invested £1,000,000 to help the brightest and best international students come to the University of Bristol.