University Of Bristol
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Why choose The University of Bristol?

  • One of the top 30 universities in the world (QS World University rankings 2013)
  • Top 5 university targeted by employers (The Graduate Market in 2013 - High Fliers Research)
  • Life-saving research. 'Beating heart' surgery technique was pioneered at the University and is now used in 15-20% of operations worldwide
  • £156 million invested in the University estate from 2011-2014
  • 80% of students awarded a First or a 2:1 (2012/13 students who completed their degree)
  • A distinguished heritage. In 1929 Sir Winston Churchill was appointed the University's third Chancellor
  • Around 500 employers visit campus during an average Autumn term
  • 11 Nobel Prizes awarded to Bristol graduates and members of staff

Source: Official website  https://www.bristol.ac.uk 

Facts about The University of Bristol

  • A network for life. When you graduate, you will automatically become a member of our alumni network - a global community of 145,000 Bristol graduates from 170 countries. It’s a goldmine of talent that will bring you invaluable career and social benefits throughout your life.
  • Your tutor. At the start of your course, your academic school will allocate you a personal tutor who you will be able to contact regularly. Your tutor will be able to advise you on any academic problems you may have as well as, alongside a senior tutor, providing personal support and guiding you towards the appropriate specialist support services within the University. 
  • I am encouraging competition. Each year, RED organises the New Enterprise Competition (NEC) which offers students, staff and recent graduates with an original business idea the opportunity to compete for prizes worth a total of £35,000. Arguably more valuable than the prizes is the advice and feedback are given to all participants and the contacts they make. Ideas the competition has nurtured include social enterprises and commercial businesses, ranging from simple conceptual ideas to businesses in their first year of trading.
  • Basecamp. Basecamp is an award-winning student-led business support agency available to all students. Its services include hot-desking business space, connections to local support networks and access to a seed fund of £25,000.
  • Facilities at the university include Indoor Sports Centre at the heart of the main campus featuring the Pulse Fitness Suite, group exercise studios, an indoor jogging track, sports hall and Sports Medicine Clinic; Newly-refurbished 33-metre swimming pool in the Students' Union; Coombe Dingle Sports Complex featuring first-class pitches for a range of sports, a new state-of-the-art conditioning suite and tennis centre; Recently completed purpose-built boathouse at Saltford on the River Avon; New outdoor activity zone; New gym at Langford for students studying at Langford veterinary school.


Location - Bristol

Our students always say how much they love the city of Bristol - from its friendly people and fantastic music scene to its vibrant harbourside, green spaces and buzzing centre. Best of all, Bristol is a perfect size, offering all the excitement of a big city packed into an area you can easily explore on foot or by bike. 

  • Places in Bristol. Bristol combines the tradition of a historic port city with the atmosphere of a fast-paced, dynamic and modern metropolis.
  • Culture and the Arts. Famous for its art and culture, Bristol is renowned for its events and festivals which are on offer all year round catering for an eclectic mix of interests.
  • Going out. Music and clubbing venues range from tiny lo-fi caverns to the 20,000 seat Ashton Gate Stadium.
  • Shopping. From big-name stores and famous high-street names to hundreds of distinctive independent shops.
  • Green city. Bristol has over 450 parks and open spaces for you to enjoy, which is proportionately more than any other UK city.
  • Festivals. Bristol hosts a wide range of festivals, including the acclaimed International Balloon Fiesta, St Paul's Carnival and the Harbour Festival.
  • Sport. International football matches, rock climbing in the Gorge, biking in Ashton Court or kite-flying on the Downs - if you love sport, you'll love Bristol.


Career Prospects & Opportunities 

Preparing you for the future

At Bristol, we are committed to helping you develop your employability skills and find the career that's right for you. That's why our graduate employment record is one of the best in the UK, with more than 87 per cent of 2012 graduates in work or further study within six months of leaving the University.

Careers Service

Located at the heart of the University campus, our Careers Service offers a range of services to support you in your career choices:

  • our experienced careers advisers can help you to explore your options and make successful job applications
  • extensive print and online resources are available for you to research employers and browse job vacancies;
  • we offer advice on postgraduate study options and funding;
  • international students have a dedicated careers adviser;
  • access to the Careers Service is free for three years after you graduate.

Make the right connections
We have long-standing relationships with hundreds of employers, from small businesses to global organisations. They provide input into our degree courses to make sure they are up to date. They frequently visit the University to share their knowledge at careers fairs, presentations, networking events and practice interviews. Engineering students also benefit from a dedicated Industrial Liaison Office, which develops engineering-specific industrial links for students.

University of Bristol internship scheme

Get high-quality, paid work experience with a variety of small to medium-sized organisations through the University of Bristol Internship Scheme. Joining the scheme is a fantastic way to try out a new career, develop your professional network and enhance your CV.

More than just a degree

Make yourself stand out from the crowd with the Bristol PLuS Award. Endorsed by leading graduate recruiters including Bond Dickinson, Deutsche Bank, IBM and the NHS, the Award recognises and rewards students who have gained significant professional and life skills through extracurricular activities.

Source: Official website  https://www.bristol.ac.uk 

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