Place Category: Traditional
Bristol University is perfect for you if you’re a academic-type who would like to study in a prestigious university in a large thriving city in the south west of England which is away from the capital yet easily accessible.
The University was set up in 1909 but its origins can be traced back to 1595 (when it began as the Merchant Venturers Navigation School). It is a highly selective university with a strong international reputation and a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research intensive universities.
It is a multi-faculty university covering Arts, Engineering, Sciences, Social Sciences and Law and Medicine. It consistently performs well in global university league tables and has produced a significant number of eminent graduates including Nobel prize winners, and renowned scientists, politicians, journalists, economists and entertainers.
The University boasts a range of stunning buildings and is situated primarily in the Clifton and Stoke Bishop areas of Bristol. It has easy train and motorway access to London and less than ten miles from the coast.