University has been ranked joint 39th in the UK in the Times Higher Educations’ World University Rankings. Ranked in the top 20 universities for teaching excellence in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. 89% of students straight into work within 6 months of graduating.
Top 5 University for Creative Arts. Flexible degrees (opportunity to combine more than 1 subject at UG level). TEF Silver award 2017. Outstanding student support. Inclusive, friendly student community. 95% employability rate.
The University focuses on practice-led, knowledge-based learning, providing students with access to cutting-edge facilities and real-world experience. 94% of our students were in employment or further study within six months of graduating (96% of postgraduates) (DLHE survey 2014/15). University works with companies and organisations like Microsoft, Cisco and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra to develop cutting edge curriculums and collaborate on course projects. University is investing £260 million in our facilities, including a major expansion of our City Centre Campus.
Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2016 (Times Higher Education Awards). Courses are accredited or developed with industry so that 9 out of 10 students are in work or further study 6 months after graduation. A top 70 UK University for International Outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017). Guaranteed work placement and accommodation in halls for all first year students. Programmes at LSBU are practical and aim to get our students ready to succeed in the world of work. Students will have professional practice modules on their course, real world briefs to work on during their studies, and work experience or internship opportunities.
Top 1% business schools worldwide (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accredited 2015). Shortlisted for Times Higher Education University of the Year 2017. £52 million investment in facilities. £6.7 million STEM facilities, which include a wind tunnel, a bespoke engine test cell facility, rapid prototyping equipment and a scanning electron microscope Crime Scene House Bloomberg Suite Student Law Office Business Clinic.
39th in UK (Guardian 2017 Rankings). Top 15 UK University for graduate employment. (Guardian League table 2017). UK Top 20 most affordable student cities. Vibrant city with a modern, cosmopolitan feel. Beachfront campuses 50 Sports Clubs and 120 Societies. Low cost of student living which enables an affordable lifestyle.
94% of university students find employment/further study after graduation (HESA 2015). Recent £30 million investment to improve facilities and student experience. Silver rating in Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) - a new government ranking of how well students are taught across UK universities. New Pitville student village with 700 bedrooms opened 2017. New Business School and sport facilities open in 2018, state of the art Media & Computing suites. Brand new Art & Design studios.
Awarded Gold Standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017). Top 10 in the UK for International Student Satisfaction (What Uni Student Choice Awards 2017). Top 20 in the UK for academic support, learning resources and learning community (National Student Survey 2017). 95% of graduates in work or further study within 6 months of course completion with almost two thirds in graduate level roles (Destination of Leavers Survey 2015). No.1 in the UK for their subject areas in Biochemistry, Social Sciences and Sociology (National Student Survey 2017). Hospitality, Event Management, and Tourism (Ranked 12th in subject - Guardian 2018). Design courses (Ranked 14th in subject - Guardian 2018).
Brand new town centre campus opening in September 2018. Free sports clubs and societies. University is awarded TEF Gold for the quality of teaching.
  • Courses are designed to meet the needs of employers and the career aspirations of students.
  • Some 70 professional bodies accredit UWE Bristol courses.
  • University has excellent links with industry such as Hewlett Packard, BBC, Aardman Animations and Airbus.
  • Employer connections are growing all the time.
  • UWE is investing £220m into cutting-edge facilities and services, such as our £50m Business and Law building and a brand new Students’ Union.
  • 14 of university programmes scored 100% satisfaction in the recent National Student Survey.
Recognized teaching quality. Outstanding support for students. Award winning facilities. Shortlisted for Times Higher Education University of the Year 2016. Top 20 English university for graduate employment.