The University of Bristol is ranked 61st globally and 9th in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2023), contributing to its international reputation for world-class education. Around a quarter of the university's 27,000 students are from outside the UK, and international students are an integral part of Bristol's global community.
Bristol is ranked joint 7th in the UK for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022). Combined with the university's dedicated careers support, this means students graduate with the confidence, skills and experience they need to succeed in their future career.
The University of Bristol takes great pride in its research, working to provide innovative solutions to some of the toughest issues facing society, from climate change to human rights. The university was ranked in the top five in the UK for research in the Times Higher Education analysis of the Research Excellence Framework 2021.
There is plenty to do away from lectures, too, with an active students' union running countless clubs and societies. The city of Bristol is regularly named one of the UK's best cities to live in. With a diverse population, vibrant culture and friendly neighbourhoods, Bristol is a great place to be a student.