UWE University of the West England, Bristol

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Facilities and Accommodation


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By 2020 UWE Bristol will have invested £300 million into its facilities ensuring learning spaces are modern, and that students have access to industry-standard equipment across the University, including:

  • A £55m state-of-the-art Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School. Reflecting a real business environment and shortlisted for the 2018 Times Business School of the Year, also housing mock courtrooms and a virtual law office.
  • The £9 million award-winning film studios for creative industries students at Bower Ashton Campus. Complemented by inspirational architecture and views of the historic Ashton Court estate, it houses industry-standard production and post-production facilities for filmmaking, animation and photography.
  • A new engineering building, designed to inspire the engineers of the future. Opening in summer 2020, it’ll be built for hands-on investigation, with engine test cells, wind tunnels, collaborative learning spaces, a Merlin MP521 flight simulator, and one of Europe’s largest robotics labs.
  • Newly refurbished PC labs at the Frenchay Campus including a cutting-edge games studio. Other studio facilities include integrated studios for CAD (Computer Aided Design) and a wide range of specialist architectural resources.
  • Modern facilities for Health courses including a state-of-the-art simulation suite and newly-opened Optometry and Clinical Skills Centre allowing students to hone their skills in environments that mimic real clinical and community settings. Whether it’s using the hospital-standard equipment in diagnostic imaging, or delivering radiotherapy to virtual patients, students can confidently take their new knowledge into the workplace.
  • A crime scene house for Forensic Science students.

As soon as you know what you’ll be studying, book onto an Open Day to see what’s available.

University of West England - UWE


University of West England - UWE

We want you to feel at home from day one, and that’s why we’ve a range of accommodation, on and off campus. And with over a thousand more new student rooms in our main Campus, we’re sure you’ll find something that’s right for you.

You are guaranteed accommodation as a new undergraduate student if you apply by the 8 June deadline – and even after that date, there may still be rooms available.

Our rents range from £111.77 - £185* per week inclusive of bills, contents insurance and Wi-Fi. We’ve bike storage, launderette facilities and there’s a discounted sports centre membership option too.
*Based on a 42-week let in 2019.

If you’d prefer private landlord accommodation, we’ll give you a comprehensive list of our approved suppliers.
In the meantime, explore our website for all accommodation options.

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Contact Information

The Admissions Team 
Admission Office 
UWE University of the West England, Bristol
UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY 
+44(0)0117 32 83333 
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