Bristol is a thriving and vibrant city in the heart of the England’s South-West. The city is home to a host of attractions, including the world famous Clifton Suspension Bridge and the SS Great Britain, and is also known widely for its theatres, art galleries and festivals. The University’s City of Bristol webpage gives you a taste of living in the city and the social and cultural opportunities open to you whilst at Bristol.
The University of Bristol is a research-led teaching university. It has a long and illustrious history dating back to 1876, and is a major part of city life in itself. The Faculty of Social Sciences and Law has the largest postgraduate student body within the University. Within this, the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies has an outstanding record for student support and friendly staff-student relations and is committed to providing graduate teaching of the highest standard to a diverse international student body.