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Student Accommodation

  • A place in university accommodation is guaranteed for all new first-year undergraduates who apply by the deadline (subject to conditions).
  • A range of university accommodation includes historic Georgian townhouses and large, modern residences, as well as some accommodation suitable for families and those with special requirements.
  • Most residences are in Stoke Bishop, Clifton or the city centre, which are all a short walk or bus journey from the main campus.

Accommodation Costs

Catered from £6,028 to £8,274 per year
Self-Catered from £3,304 to £7,912 per year

Student Life

  • City Population: 428,000
  • Student Population: 47,000
  • The largest city in south-west England, Bristol has an inspiring culture, a friendly atmosphere and an independent spirit. The city has been named the UK's best place to live (Sunday Times, 2017).
  • Bristol is a thriving hub of creativity, culture and entertainment, but it is also full of green spaces, grand architecture and beautiful parks.
  • The city is perfect for student life – small enough to remain friendly and walkable, but large enough to offer lots of interest and excitement.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Nightlife in Bristol encompasses everything from cosy pubs to stylish clubs. Many are close to the University, and there are regular student nights. The city has a thriving music scene, with venues ranging from intimate gig spaces to world-class concert halls.
  • Bristol is famous for its packed festival calendar, which sees the city celebrate music, food, and even street art and hot air balloons. The city’s independent cinemas, historic theatres and comedy clubs offer entertainment year-round.
  • Bristol is home to City and Rovers football clubs, Bristol Rugby, and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club, and also hosts international sports fixtures.


  • The main campus is at the heart of the city, and it's easy to get around on foot. As the UK's first Cycling City, Bristol is also a bike-friendly destination.
  • Free for all students living in university accommodation, low-emission university buses connect the main Clifton campus, the city centre and Stoke Bishop residences until the early hours.
  • London is around 90 minutes away by train, with other UK cities easily reached by direct train or coach.
  • Bristol Airport offers flights to many popular UK and European destinations.