Accommodation, safety and support

Accommodation

Accommodation is guaranteed to new first year students who fit the following categories:

  • undergraduates who have firmly accepted an offer and live outside Bristol;
  • study abroad programme students;
  • International Foundation Programme.

Find out more about our Accommodation guarantee.

Further information about accommodation at Bristol can be found on the Accommodation Office website. You can also see our residences.

Safety

Bristol is well-known for being a friendly and vibrant city, with a fantastic atmosphere for students. It is also a safe city, having been awarded Purple Flag status and 'secured environment' status in a police certification scheme. The University has its own Security Services and University Police Officer.

Find out more about personal safety.

Support at the University

The University provides a comprehensive network of student services to ensure you flourish at Bristol. This includes:

We also provide:

  • personal tutors for academic and pastoral support;
  • wardens and senior residents for students in University-owned accommodation;
  • Students' Union Nightline, and Just Ask services.
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