The University of Bristol is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities and consistently ranked in the UK Top 20. The main campus is located in the centre of the historic and vibrant city of Bristol, just 100 miles from London. In 2017 the city was named the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times, an accolade which recognised it diverse culture, independent spirit and abundance of green spaces.
- #16 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024
- #16 in the Complete University Guide 2024
- #17 in the Guardian Good University Guide 2024
- #76in the World according to QS Rankings 2023
- #1 for Russian and Eastern European languages, #2 for Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering and General Engineering, Animal Science, #3 for German, #4 for Civil Engineering, #5 for Dentistry, Mechanical Engineering and Education (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)
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- Bristol is the 2nd most targeted university by UK graduate employers (High Fliers Research).
- Bristol is ranked 9th in the UK for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2021).
- The University’s alumni network includes leading figures in science, industry, politics and the arts. Thirteen Nobel laureates are associated with the University, including Sir Winston Churchill, Bristol’s Chancellor from 1929 to 1965.
- The University is organised into 25 academic schools which are arranged into six faculties: Arts, Engineering, Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Science, Social Sciences and Law.