Why choose Bristol?

Join our research-rich culture

Join our internationally renowned academics and thriving interdisciplinary research community. Access events and opportunities to connect, collaborate and showcase your work to peers and the world.

Make an impact

Our academics tackle global challenges from climate change to cardiovascular disease. Bristol’s Research and Enterprise Development team amplify research impact in many ways, including brokering business-collaborations and facilitating spin outs.

Enjoy Bristol city culture

One of Europe’s most creative cities, ‘best place to live in Britain’ and famed for Brunel and balloons. We’ve absorbed and influenced Bristol’s restless, independent spirit for over a century.

Benefit from cutting-edge facilities

We continually invest in cutting-edge technology, facilities and infrastructure. Alongside archives and special collections, we also have nine University libraries housing over 1.4 million volumes of printed books and journals.

Get connected and secure your future

Our alumni are among the highest paid and 2nd most targeted by UK employers (High Fliers 2019). With strong connections near and far, researchers have access to collaborative networks, training opportunities and resources.

Collaborate and broaden horizons

Join the Bristol Doctoral College, a vibrant community of over 3,000 researchers. Here you can access an extensive programme of training and events to boost personal and professional development.

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