How to apply

Undergraduate students

First check your eligibility, including English Language requirements. Then choose to apply in one of three ways:

  1. Register and apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
  2. Apply through one of our agents or representatives in your country.
  3. Meet a representative at one of our regional offices.

Undergraduate applications for September 2022 courses are now open.

Postgraduate students

You can choose to apply either by:

Postgraduate applications for September 2022 are open. Applications for January 2022 courses are now closed.

Key dates for January 2022

Pre-arrival dates



Relevant information

18 October

Commencement of issuing CAS

We will start to issue CAS for eligible students the week commencing the 18 October.

Please see further information

5 November

Deadline for third party payments requests

UWE Bristol strongly recommends that you do not pay through a third party (this is a payment made by someone other than yourself or parents), however if it is the only way of payment being made this is the deadline for sending in the request form. It is important to note that payments made by a third party require additional checks which could delay your eligibility to join this January and could result in your payment being returned

If you intend to pay through a third party please email to ask for a form to complete.  

15 November  Deposit payment deadline

Please ensure you pay your deposit, or if you are a sponsored student you have uploaded a copy of your sponsor letter, before the 15 November. See further details on payment

Please note that all payments should now be made directly from your own or parent’s account and not through any other third party. 

Third party payments are not accepted unless requested in advance.

24 November

Last date to sit the free UWE English Language Placement Test.

If you have a condition requiring evidence of English language ability as part of your offer, you may be eligible for a free UWE English Language Placement Test. 

24 November will be the last opportunity to sit this test.

Please note that places are limited. For further information please email

3 December

Latest date for Bank Statement upload

For students travelling from non-low risk countries classified by UKVI, you will need to provide a bank statement as part of your visa application.

To make sure you meet the visa requirements, we will need to check this before we issue your CAS. You will need to have uploaded the bank statement through your welcome portal ready for our admissions team to check no later than the 3 December.

We recommend that you make sure you have the required funds in the bank no later than the 4 November so that they meet the requirements set by the UKVI.

Find more information about documents needed for your visa application.

10 Dec

Latest date for CAS

This is the latest date for CAS to be issued. After this we will only be able to issue in exceptional circumstances due to visa turnaround times.

You must apply for your visa as soon as you receive your CAS to ensure you receive your visa on time for the arrival dates shown below.

You will need to have met all the conditions of your offer, paid your £3,000 deposit (£1,000 for EU students) and provided any documents by this date to receive your CAS.

Arrival dates



Relevant information


Online registration

You will receive your MyUWE login once your CAS has been issued. You must complete online registration before can you begin on Starting Block.

Please see below for further information.

17 January

Starting Block

Starting Block and Course induction. Where possible, you should aim to have completed any quarantine/self-isolation requirements and be ready to attend face to face sessions by this date.

31 January

Start of Teaching

Teaching will begin for your programme.

Please note: If you are not able to arrive ready for face-to-face lectures by the start date we will not be able to extend this, you will either need to defer your place or withdraw and request a refund.


Accepting an offer

First of all, congratulations - we're looking forward to meeting you. How you accept depends on how you applied:

  • If you applied through UWE Bristol, accept your offer by logging on to your UWE Bristol Welcome Website and selecting the 'My Offer Response' option in the 'My Application' tab.
  • If you applied through UCAS, accept your offer by logging onto UCAS Track and selecting 'Reply to your offers'.

Get ready to study with us

Admissions and regulations

Before you join us, you'll need to read and agree to our rules and regulations. At registration, we'll ask you to confirm that you've done this.

There's more info in the Admissions Policy (PDF).