Bristol, University of the West of England

About the institution

The University of the West of England (UWE) has three main campuses: City, Frenchay and Glenside. Frenchay is the largest campus, a few miles outside of Bristol and location of the university’s purpose-built Student Village and a free on-site cinema. The Glenside campus is in Stapleton, three miles from Bristol, and the location of UWE’s Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences. The site on which Glenside is based was originally an asylum back in 1857 before becoming a military hospital during the First World War.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
27,048
Male UG students: 
47%
Female UG students: 
53%
Full-time students: 
88%
Under 21 on entry: 
67%
International: 
9%
Undergraduate: 
79%
Student-staff ratio: 
19.7
Average UCAS tariff: 
313.5

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 21%
2.1: 49%
2.2: 23%
Pass: 6%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

89%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
58%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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