Spread over three campuses, all just a short bus ride from one another, each site offers something unique. Over the last five years, we've invested £300 million into our modern facilities. Creating the most effective and empowering setting for our students and people to discover their potential.

Our campuses

All you need to know about our campuses.

Aerial view of Frenchay campus

Frenchay Campus

Just four miles north of the city centre (15 minutes by Metrobus), Frenchay is where most of our students study and many choose to live too, making the most of the new purpose-built facilities.

City campus Bower Ashton

City Campus

City Campus is UWE Bristol’s creative and cultural industries campus made up of sites at Bower Ashton, Spike Island, Arnolfini and Watershed.

View of the clock tower at Glenside campus

Glenside Campus

Glenside Campus is three miles northeast of the centre. Picturesque and well-equipped, it's an inspirational place to study, and is home to many of our allied health, nursing and midwifery students.

Personalised virtual tour

You don’t need to visit us in person to explore our facilities and campuses. Take a personalised virtual tour and experience what a typical day could look like here for you.

Campus and facilities virtual tour
360 image of the interior of the Bristol Business School

Built for success. Invested in you

Campus developments

View facilities by subject area

Find out about facilities available to you in your subject area.

Everything you'll need

Two people on the climbing wall at the UWE sports centre

Sport facilities

Whatever your health, fitness or sporting goal, we have the facilities and expertise to help you succeed from fitness suites to industry-leading multi-sports pitches.

A women in discussion with a couple of people.

University Health Centre

When you need medical help, the University Health Centre on Frenchay Campus is your first port of call.

Students in bar area of the student union

Students' Union

A buzzing, spacious, modern space where you'll find all the fun (and great value food and drink). There's a bar, café, shop, terraces with outdoor seating, and bookable meeting areas.

Students studying in the Hive on Frenchay campus.

Study spaces

There’s always space to think, learn and collaborate at UWE Bristol with our modern, well-equipped workstations, study spaces and learning zones across our three campuses.

A group of students having a coffee at OneZone

Social spaces

There's more to student life than studying, so of course there are plenty of places to chill, relax, meet and make friends. But when you need a little quiet me-time, we've got you covered too..

Rows of books at Glenside library


There are libraries across our campuses with printing facilities, group and quiet areas, bookable laptops and PCs. Our Frenchay Campus library is open 24 hours a day.

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