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  • Student Profile

    Carol

    Chinese
    Location: Cambridge
    Course level: A Levels
    Subjects: Physics, Economics, Further Mathematics
    Destination: University of Bristol
    Destination programme: Civil Engineering
    Destination ranking: Top 15

 

Introduction
The University of Bristol is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities and consistently ranked in the UK Top 20. The main campus is located in the centre of the historic and vibrant city of Bristol, just 100 miles from London. In 2017 the city was named the best place to live in the UK by the Sunday Times, an accolade which recognised it diverse culture, independent spirit and abundance of green spaces.
Key Facts

Rankings

  • #14 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
  • #17 in the Complete University Guide 2022
  • #14 in the Guardian Good University Guide 2022
  •  #92 in the World according to QS Rankings 2022

Latest undergraduate enrolment

  • 17,500

Latest postgraduate enrolment

  • 6,000
  • Bristol is the 2nd most targeted university by UK graduate employers (High Fliers Research).
  • Bristol is ranked 9th in the UK for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2021).
  • The University’s alumni network includes leading figures in science, industry, politics and the arts. Thirteen Nobel laureates are associated with the University, including Sir Winston Churchill, Bristol’s Chancellor from 1929 to 1965.
  • The University is organised into 25 academic schools which are arranged into six faculties: Arts, Engineering, Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Science, Social Sciences and Law.
Areas of recognition

The Times Higher Education World subject rankings 2022 place Bristol in the Top 100 universities globally for Arts and Humanities, Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health, Life Sciences, Law and Education.

Within the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022, Bristol is ranked in the Top 10 UK universities for the following subject areas: General Engineering (#1), Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering (#2), Criminology (#4), Animal Science (#5), Mechanical Engineering (#5), Medicine (#5), Dentistry (#6), Anatomy and Physiology (#7), Civil Engineering (#7), Social Policy (#7), Sociology (#7), Veterinary Medicine (#7), Geology (#10), Mathematics (#10) and Psychology (#10).