Student and staff numbers

With over 30,000 students and 3,000 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 2017/18 academic year.*

Total student numbers

Part time/full time Number
Part time 7,427
Full time/sandwich 23,305
Total 30,732

Undergraduate/postgraduate

Status Number
Undergraduate 22,521
Postgraduate Taught 7,685
Postgraduate Research 526
Total 30,732

International students

Origin Number
EU 1,325
Overseas 3,080
Total 4,405

*Data reflects students that fully enrolled in 2017/18 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 2017/18 academic year.*

Age of student population

Age band Number
Under 21 15,848
21 - 24 5,366
25 - 29 3,299
30 - 39 3,140
40 - 49 2,022
50 - 59 816
60+ 241

Ethnic origin

Ethnic origin ACE BL ET HAS HAR
BME 542 2,553 1,714 1,649 86
White 3,694 3,724 4,797 8,765 1,006
Unknown 83 89 169 119 402

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 13,494
Indeterminate 3
Female 17,235

*Data reflects students that fully enrolled in 2017/18 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.