With a reputation for innovation since 1876, the University of Bristol is internationally renowned for its outstanding teaching and research, superb facilities and highly talented students and staff.

The university has over 20,000 undergraduate students, more than 7,000 postgraduate students and nearly 8,000 staff, who enjoy life in the heart of the vibrant and buzzing city of Bristol. Approximately 20% of staff and 25% of the student body are from outside the UK.   

As a research-intensive university, Bristol supports both individual and interdisciplinary or thematic research of the highest quality. In the most recent UK-wide assessment of the quality of research in universities (REF 2014), 36% of its research was rated as world-leading and a further 47% rated internationally excellent.  

The University of Bristol is at the forefront of research that changes lives. The University works with partners in more than 40 countries around the world on research that is improving health, alleviating poverty, preparing for natural hazards, uncovering the impacts of wars and migration, driving technological innovation and more.