University of the West of England (UWE) was established in 1970 as Bristol Polytechnic, however its roots go back to the foundation of the Merchant Venturers' Navigation School in 1595. UWE is the larger of the two universities in the city. It gained University status and its present name as a result of the Further and Higher Education Act, 1992.
UWE has a history built on partnerships and collaborations dating back to 1595. Over the years UWE has continued this tradition in order to grow and transform itself to meet the demands of modern day students and higher education teaching. UWE has its roots in a number of colleges, which reflect a lively local tradition of vocational education dating back as far as 1595.
Campus of University of the West of England -
UWE's main campuses are located in the fabulous city of Bristol. The city is conveniently situated at the gateway to the South West and within easy reach of London. The campuses are Frenchay Campus, Bower Ashton Campus, Glenside Campus, Hartpury Campus and St Matthias Campus.
Why choose University of the West of England -
- Teaching excellence
- Active communities
- Research impact
- The sustainable university
Facilities at University of the West of England -
- Accommodation Services
- Centre for Sport
- Health and Safety
- Hospitality Services
- Operations and Security
- Campus Card (UWE Card)
Faculties at University of the West of England -
- Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education
- Faculty of Business and Law
- Faculty of Environment and Technology
- Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences
Placement at University of the West of England -
The recruiter partnership team is dedicated to establishing partnerships with local and national employers to engage with theirr talented students and graduates. UWE runs a variety of helpful schemes to enhance the employability of their students and graduates. The schemes also give a range of exciting opportunities to employers.