GW4 Alliance

As a doctoral researcher at the University of Bristol, you are automatically also a member of the GW4 Alliance.

GW4 is comprised of four of the most research-intensive and ambitious universities in the UK: Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter.

The GW4 Alliance offers a variety of advantages to postgraduate research students registered at any of its four institutions, including access to a collaborative network, expert training opportunities and shared resources.

GW4 training and support includes:

To find out more, please visit

Get in touch

For queries regarding GW4’s support for postgraduate research students, please contact:

  • Jen Hawkins, GW4 PGR Partnerships Coordinator, 0117 92 89153
  • Abigail Jackson, GW4 PGR Administrative Assistant, 0117 92 88179
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