Student and staff numbers

With over 30,000 students and 3,800 staff, UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of higher education in the South West. We are globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections.

Student numbers and demographics

Student figures

Figures for 2019/20 academic year.*

Total student numbers

Part time/full time Number
Part time 7,649
Full time/sandwich 24,228
Total 31,877

Undergraduate/postgraduate

Status Number
Undergraduate 22,927
Postgraduate Taught 8,342
Postgraduate Research 608
Total 31,877

International students

Origin Number
EU 1,406
Overseas 3,867
Total 5,282

*Data reflects students that fully enrolled in 2019/20 and includes all years and levels of study, all income statuses and all modes of attendance.

* Data also excludes partnership institutions (except Hartpury).

Student demographics

Demographic data for the UWE Bristol student population within the 2019/20 academic year.*

Age of student population

Age band Number
Under 21 16,161
21 - 24 6,170
25 - 29 3,321
30 - 39 3,289
40 - 49 2,043
50 - 59 786
60+ 107

Ethnic origin

Ethnic origin ACE BL ET HAS
BME 668 3,066 2,192 1,981
White 3,927 4,190 4,818 9,706
Unknown 87 111 111 144

Key

BME = Black and Minority Ethnic
ACE = Arts, Creative Industries and Education (Faculty of)
BL = Business and Law (Faculty of)
ET = Environment and Technology (Faculty of)
HAS = Health and Applied Sciences (Faculty of)
HAR = University Centre Hartpury

Gender

Gender Number
Male 14,392
Indeterminate 7
Female 17,478

*Data reflects students that fully enrolled in 2019/20 and includes all years and levels of study, all income statuses and all modes of attendance.

* Data also excludes partnership institutions (except Hartpury).

For more statistical data on our students, take a look at our student compendiums.

 

Staff numbers

Staff figures

Figures correct at 31 December 2016.*

Post Number
Lecturing 1,503
Dedicated research 166
Administration 1,407
Technical 291
Manual 243
Senior management 82
Total 3,692

* Data excludes temporary staff from the Temporary Staff Unit.