Introducing the University

The University is internationally renowned, ranked in the top 30 universities globally (QS World University Rankings), due to its outstanding teaching and research, its superb facilities and highly talented students and staff.

Tours and visits

The University organises a range of tours, visits and open days for prospective students, staff and the general public.

History of the University

The University has had a reputation for innovation since its founding in 1909. Find out about our history or explore the timeline.

The University on YouTube

Watch some of the highlights of life, work and play at the University of Bristol.

Explore the city

The city of Bristol is a fantastic place to live with a vibrant harbourside, green spaces and buzzing centre.