International students

Students from over 130 nationalities attend the University of Bristol, contributing to the vibrant and diverse culture that both the University and the city of Bristol are so well known for. The same can be said for the Cabot Institute for the Environment, which has an inclusive community of students, academics and industry affiliates that stretches across the globe. We are proud to promote collaboration between researchers all over the world, and that could include you.


If you are an overseas student applying for the Cabot Masters by Research, you are eligible to apply for the University of Bristol Postgraduate Think Big Scholarship of between £5,000 and £20,000. Deadlines for 2021 entry have now closed and further information will be released soon. 

Before you arrive 

Moving to a new city can be daunting, but we’ve got all the information you’ll need. Find out what to expect and what to do before you arrive at the University here.   

Becoming part of the community 

The University of Bristol is renowned for its dynamic and diverse way of life, welcoming students from all over the world to become part of the community both in the University and the city as a whole. Whether you join a society at the Students’ Union or get involved with one of the many community projects across Bristol, you’ll feel right at home in no time.  

What next?

For details on how to apply, read more here. You can also get in touch with the International Recruitment Team on 


From the first time I saw a Cabot member speak, I thought: that's it, that's the kind of researcher and individual I want to be.

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