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Applying to University of Bristol
- Entry Requirements:
208-223 UCAS Points
Average range for University of Bristol entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.
- TEF Rating
More details of our TEF outcome can be found on the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) website.
- TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
- Confirmed Sept/Oct start
- TEACHING MODE:
- Blended learning
- ONLINE OPEN DAY:
- Date in Sep to be announced
- TEACHING NOTES:
- Face-to-face small group teaching and mentoring with new innovative and engaging online teaching and learning.
University of Bristol Reputation
The University of Bristol is located in South West England, Gloucestershire. The reputation for teaching has been recognised with a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 24,850 students are enrolled at the University of Bristol:
- 18,980 of these students come from the UK
- 1,270 come from other EU countries
- And 4,605 are students from non-EU countries.
(Source: HESA 2017/18)
The graduate outcomes for the University of Bristol show that six months after leaving university, 94% of graduates are in work or further study. The average graduate salary six months after leaving the University of Bristol, is £25,000 a year.
(Source: DLHE Survey 2016)
Updated: 23rd September 2019
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UoB is truly a great place to study. The city is very much student oriented, very safe and very active, there's lots of opportunities to have fun all around the place. The course I'm taking has been super interesting, and the quality of the teaching is very high. There's a lot of societies around! Careers service is one of the best around the UK.
I've loved my experience at the University of Bristol. I've had inspiring and interesting lecturers, opportunity for developing other skills, such as through the career service and other academic skills. The university has a good interaction with student through social media so I feel like they are there to support us and listen to our queries.
Our university offers plenty of helps in study, career and life. There are many useful learning materials like SAS, STATA, even a Bloomberg room. And there are a lot of career services to help student find a job. Student clubs organized many activities to enrich our lives. Everything is awesome.
Wonderful university and highly ranked in my particular subject area. The academics are rigorous and there is a notable emphasis on research - traits that make for great employability and possibly prestigious careers. It will be difficult, especially as an international student, but it is worth it.
I was spectig way too more from Uob. But the curricula is highly UK centrist (although the university portraits itself as an International one). Plus the levels of bureaucracy are absolutely absurd (even for straightforward things as a asking for a microphone and sound) and at Uob always there is going to be two problems for one solution...
Going to be honest and tell you not to believe a lot of these reviews. They seem to be dubious in their authenticity. Bristol is a lovely city and has some great people, but also some not so great people. It is probably (behind Durham) the poshest university in the country, and the demographics of the people attending reflect that. That said, I have made some really lovely friends, just don't feel the need to conform to the posh gear-head stereotype, it gets old after about three weeks! The real issue is the teaching. My course (Geography) has been interrupted and cancelled throughout my first two years, both trough industrial actions and Coronavirus. Engagement with students is pretty horrendous. I feel that this is masked through the 'self-sufficient' attitude the university tells you to adopt, but in reality I feel this is just a scape goat for them to not really give a **** about your concerns or queries. Lecturers often don't show up, cancel, and will never reply to your emails.
The university provides so many resources to students in many different ways. It pays attention to their well-being, future career, and academic performance, for sure. There are so many study place with computers and printers available. The campus WiFi is quite stable. Since it takes a longer time and more energies to go to campus everyday, The uni also provides bus voucher to those living in farther uni accommodations (e.g. resident village east).
Even though the halls are spread out, the actual uni campus isn'y really like this, everything you need could be found in a fairly small area (e.g. study spaces, shops etc.). The city is a really great place and there's loads of independent businesses around to support. The internet at the uni is really good, never had any issues with that. Certain times of the day can be busier when trying to find study spaces, so it's usually better if you get to uni earlier, but there's loads of places you can try. I didn't have much of an experience with the SU, but there's a society for everyone.
I love going to the uni of bristol. There are so many societies and sporting activities to get involved with. The uni is in a great location and Bristol is such a beautiful place with a good balance between city life and nature. Nightlife is really good with a range of clubs and different music.
An inspiring and lively environment to be in, with lots of like-minded individuals to meet and get to know. You'll always see a friendly face whenever you're on campus. Being located in the heart of the city makes you truly feel integrated, and there's less separation between students and locals.
The best uni ever!! I am doing my masters in accounting and finance. One of the few unis that they have access to bloomberg trading systems. Amazing tutors!! Extremely passionate about their jobs. If I had to do it from the begining, I would have still choose UWE.
I’m really enjoying my time at UoB. I love the campus and feel well looked after by the student union and other services provided to students, such as the PGR hub. I really enjoy lectures with leading professors in my subjects.
World class teaching, with good study spaces, excellent Wifi connectivity. Large green spaces for hanging out with friends, walks, and being around nature. Very international, and supportive of international students. Student Union located outside actual University precinct, could have a better location.
Has the potential to be such a great uni, but layout and lack of campus is isolating. Also most people who go here are very full of themselves and look down on those not trying to be 'edgy', pretty sickening place. City is brilliant though, although a tad expensive.
Bristol was always my dream and here I am! I love every minute of it, amazing facilities and opportunities, the staff are always there to offer help. And the clubs and societies are absolute jokes, some of the stuff they get up to and you can meet such good friends through this!
University of Bristol It offers a wide range of courses. The work we engage with helps you gain a critical way of thinking. The library provides a lot of materials you may need to engage with and there is a 24/7 internet service
Great campus, lots of facilities in all fields! There is a great amount of societies, offering anything one could look for. SU is really active and has an important presence. Student life is great, lots of clubs, restaurants, bars, and social areas are available around the place. Careers Service is really helpful and active. Internet is usually very strong and fast, ping is rather low (eduroam provider).
Everything about my university experience so far has exceeded my already high expectations. The campus and the facilities such as the libraries, the study spaces and the lecture theatres are great and actually inspire us to do work and be productive. From what everyone has been telling me, the professional mental health support service is very disappointing so I think this is an area that certainly needs work but overall I have personally felt very supported by my tutors and professors, in terms of them being friendly and approachable. The average student cost of living is also another area that needs to be paid more attention but overall my experience as a first-year is very positive.
Lectures and seminars are amazing here at UoB! With a range of guest speakers who are professionals who are at the top of their field... You have an amazing opportunity to pick these people's brains... Highly recommend applying for UoB!
Lovely university full of great people. The students Union is probably the biggest let down with its lack of support to societies. The actual students Union building is great The facilities are good at the uni just all a bit old.
Bristol is one of the best cities to live in as well as one of the most highly-regarded universities in the country. I feel very privileged to be able to spend 3 years living here and I wouldn't want to be anywhere else. There is a perfect balance here, a best-of-all-worlds.
Dreadful place. Institutional dishonesty; useless disability support. self-serving staff. Stay away from this place. If you complain, you'll be on the end of institutional lying and bullying. You need to be mentally strong if you have a problem here as nobody will help you.
There is no society that doesn't charge a fee entry, in terms of performance, I'm not sure why it's so highly ranked, some lecturers have no idea what they speak about, in terms of internet connection, it is one of the best I have ever had.
Bristol is a great uni for the arts and humanities (what I do ) - the extra curricular side is immense - from sci- fi soc to your classic drama societies and a wide array of music societies - there is literally something for everyone to get involved with. my first year I wasn't a massive fan of my accommodation (Churchill hall) but I think its partly the luck of the draw - I just had to find my friends through my subject and extra -curriculars. Bristol is a brilliant place to live with about 40 different things going on at once (at least lol) - just remember YOU CAN'T DO EVERYTHING :)
Really good uni for facilities and courses. Not great that the student union was closed for half of my time at the uni and it's a bit far away. Because it's not campus based there arent any shops but all the big departments have cafes.