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Student Accommodation

  • First year undergraduate students are guaranteed university-approved accommodation as long as they accept UWE as their first choice and apply for accommodation by the relevant deadline.
  • Students can choose to live in halls of residence in the city centre, or in accommodation on Frenchay Campus or around Glenside Campus.
  • Most rooms are on Frenchay Campus with modern, accessible, quality accommodation. The student village includes en-suite facilities, Carroll Court comprises a small community of two storey houses, and the new Wallscourt Park residences provides stylish townhouses with the opportunity to share bedrooms at reduced rates.
  • UWE Bristol also has sole access to a large number of rooms in the city, ideal for students who enjoy inner-city life, or are studying at the City Campus.
  • All UWE Bristol-owned accommodation currently includes bike storage, overnight security, Wi-Fi, contents insurance, launderette facilities and preferential-rate membership of the university's Centre for Sport.

Student Life

  • The university is based in Bristol – a vibrant and welcoming city well renowned for topping various polls.
  • The south-west's largest city, Bristol has always been a popular choice for students. Relaxed, creative and multicultural, the city buzzes with activity at the harbourside bars, restaurants, museums and art galleries.

Nightlife and Culture

  • With a buzzing nightlife, students can enjoy the city's many pubs, bars and clubs that cater for everyone, whatever their taste.
  • Theatre lovers have the Bristol Hippodrome on their doorstep and the Bath Theatre Royal nearby, and film lovers will be spoilt for choice by the city's many cinemas, including multiscreens and independents.
  • There's no shortage of museums in Bristol including We The Curious, a hands-on science centre, and Bristol's M Shed Museum, which explores the city's history.
  • Bristol has two football clubs, City and Rovers, a championship rugby club and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club, which hosts one day international matches.
  • Tennis, swimming, ice-skating, golf, rowing and sailing are all available too. Bristol Climbing Centre offers indoor climbing while the Avon Gorge is a popular outdoor location for climbing.


  • UWE Bristol has three campuses (Frenchay, Glenside and City Campus) in Bristol, plus Hartpury College near Gloucester. Easily accessible, the university is next to the M4 and M5 motorways and has excellent train and coach connections.
  • Cyclists are well catered for by a number of cycling networks.
  • The bus network is extensive and affordable and there are several park-and-rides in the city for car drivers to use.
  • Filton Abbey Wood and Bristol Parkway train stations are within walking distance to Frenchay Campus, and Bristol Temple Meads station is in the city centre, which is near to the City Campus. London is 90 minutes away by train. Bath and Exeter are easily accessed.