University Profile:

The University of Bristol is a Russel Group University based in the South West of England in the city of Bristol. Home to 6 faculties and 23 schools, Bristol’s course list is comprehensive and covers a whole range of topics and subject areas. This includes Business, Engineering, Sciences, Medicine, Politics, Psychology and many more.

Known for being a research-intensive institution with high quality teaching, the University is recognised as one of the best in the world with strong performances on the QS world rankings (#58 in the world, #9 in the UK). Our researchers tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues in the areas of health and disease, climate change, food security, energy and social justice aiming to understand and improve the world around us.

The University continues to invest in student support, as well as state of the art learning resources resulting in Bristol graduates being some of the most targeted by top employers.

We have 24,000 students on campus representing over 100 different nationalities making studying at Bristol a truly international experience. Internationalisation is part of everything we do from our Global Lounge celebrating diversity and culture to study abroad options on our undergraduate programmes. 


University Ranking:

QS World Ranking 2020 #58

QS UK Ranking 2020 #9

THE World Ranking 2021 #91

Complete University Guide 2021 UK #14

QS Subject World Rankings 2020: 

  • Geology #14
  • Geophysics #14
  • Veterinary Science #15
  • Earth Sciences #15
  • Social Policy and Administration #19
  • Philosophy #27
  • Geography #35
  • Education #36
  • English Language & Literature #42
  • Statistics #45
  • Pharmacy #48

University Scholarship:

Think Big Scholarship 

UG: £5,000 & £10,000 
Applies to each year of study
Opens in November, closes in March

PGT: £5,000, £10,000 & £20,000
Opens in November and has two deadlines - March and June


Name: Brian Greenwood
Position: Deputy Head of International Student Recruitment
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Name: Jess Bower
Position: International Recruitment Officer
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