Find out how to contact the University of Bristol's International Office and related teams.

The International Office works in teams to deliver a range of services. The office forms part of the Global Engagement Division and is based at 31 Great George Street, Bristol.

If you have a question, choose the appropriate team or use the general enquiries number.

Prospective students

International Recruitment Team

This team:

  • works with prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • can help with application enquiries and qualification equivalencies
  • can arrange campus tours for prospective students coming from outside the UK

Phone: +44 (0)117 205 2644

You can also live chat with us.

International Partnerships Team

This team works with students applying via to Bristol via the Global Transfer Programme.

Prospective students can get in touch on our Global Transfer Programme webpages.

Study and Work Abroad

The Centre for Study Abroad team manages incoming and outgoing short-term student and staff mobility.

Inbound Study Abroad students

Phone: +44 (0)117 39 40207

Outgoing Bristol students studying or working abroad

Phone: +44 (0)117 39 40205

International Partnerships and Relations

Scholarships and Sponsors

This team:

  • works with external organisations on funding collaboration
  • manages the University of Bristol's Think Big international scholarships scheme

For queries relating to University of Bristol funded international scholarships including Think Big, Commonwealth and Chevening scholarships please contact

For queries relating to international sponsors and sponsored students, contact:

International sponsored students should also familiarise themselves with the International Sponsored Student Policy.

International Partnerships

This team:

  • manages institutional relations with our international university partners
  • creates articulation and progression agreements (as part of our Global Transfer Programme)
  • maintains our database of partnership agreements (including Memorandums of Understanding)
  • organises institutional visits to the University from international university partners

Prospective Global Transfer Programme students can get in touch on our Global Transfer Programme contact page.

University representatives who would like to collaborate with Bristol can share their proposals and priorities via email:

Strategic Partnerships

For queries relating to the China Scholarship Council, contact:

General enquiries

Phone: +44 (0)117 39 40198 (9 am to 5 pm UK time, Monday to Friday)

University of Bristol staff and students can find additional contact details through the contact directory.

Postal address

International Office
Global Engagement Division
University of Bristol
3rd Floor
31 Great George Street
Bristol, BS1 5QD
United Kingdom

If you want to visit the office you must first phone to check that the team that you need is available.

Note that visa/immigration advice is provided by Student Visas, not the International Office.

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