The University of Bristol

World-changing research

One of the most popular and successful UK universities

Specialities: Higher education, research
Area Served: Bristol, BANES, North Somerset, South Glos
Founded: 1876

Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK, ranked in the world's top 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2020. We aim to equip our students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in their chosen career in a competitive global market. Bristol has had a reputation for innovation since its founding in 1876. Our research tackles some of the world’s most pressing issues in areas as diverse as infection and immunity, human rights, climate change, and cryptography and information security. Notably, Bristol was the first higher education institution in the UK to admit men and women on an equal basis.