Why choose UWE?
Reasons to make UWE your first choice
At UWE we want to make sure that our students have the best possible experience and our £200 million investment programme shows that we mean business. Our brand new Student Village and Centre for Sport on Frenchay Campus are a benchmark for what 21st century student living should be.
We offer a guaranteed place in University approved accommodation for all first year students. Our accommodation ranges from waterfront flats in the city centre to fantastic campus accommodation minutes away from your lectures, so there are options available to suit everyone.
The Bristol experience
UWE is located in the city of Bristol at the heart of South West England. Bristol has all the essentials for a fantastic student experience with a great music and culture scene and a healthy job market for part-time work. The waterfront setting, historic buildings and surrounding countryside give Bristol its own unique identity and make it a special place for students to come and study.
UWE boasts the best teaching quality record in the new universities.
The Times Good University Guide, 2007
UWE has an excellent reputation for quality teaching. In the latest Teaching Quality Assessment league table published in the Times Higher Educational Supplement, UWE was ranked fifth in England out of 83 Higher Education institutions.
Our innovative teaching methods will inspire you to find a passion for your chosen subject and our state-of-the-art facilities will ensure you are able to get the most out of whichever course you choose.
Choice of degrees
With over 600 courses to choose from, there's sure to be the right one for you. How about combining two subjects within our joint honours scheme? On many courses, our modular system allows you to choose the modules that most interest you. If you need to study part time, we can arrange for you to take your degree over a longer period. At UWE we give you the freedom to shape your studies
Great career prospects
I came because UWE has a good reputation for turning out exceptional, well-prepared all-round students.
Layla, BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy
We believe your learning at UWE should be rooted in the real world, and on many of our courses you’ll have visits by lecturers who work in business, the arts and industry. There are also opportunities for work placements and study visits to gain invaluable experience.
Top employers really rate our graduates and our strong employment record could see you joining names such as BBC, Aardman, Virgin, Orange, Rolls Royce or IBM.