Campus developments

We’re investing in the very latest facilities and learning environments at UWE Bristol, to give our students access to everything they need to succeed. See below a showcase of some of our major developments that are happening or have happened as part of our Campus 2020 strategy.

Frenchay Campus developments

Interior of the Bristol Business School on Frenchay campus

Bristol Business School building

The inspiring £55m new home for Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School on Frenchay Campus.

Artist's impression of the Engineering building at Frenchay campus

Engineering the future

Completed in November 2020, this multi-disciplinary, collaborative learning space supports the increase in demand for skilled engineering graduates across the region.

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.

Envirotron greenhouse on Frenchay campus


This clever greenhouse is designed to transform research and partnerships in the areas of biodiversity, conservation, environmental change and food security.

The Maths Hub with two students studying

Maths Hub

Find out more about the brand new, purpose-built learning and social space on our Frenchay Campus designed for students studying on our Mathematics courses.

Researcher in Health tec hub

Health Tech Hub

Advancing technology that enables people to live independently and manage their own health and wellbeing.

Hillside Gardens sports facility, near Frenchay Campus.

Hillside Gardens

State-of-the-art multi-sports pitches for our sports students and the local community.

Wallscourt Park

Wallscourt Park

More high-quality student accommodation on our Frenchay Campus.

Computer-rendered drawing of the new Frenchay Campus accommodation.

New Frenchay Campus accommodation

We're building more top-class accommodation for an additional 2,250 students on Frenchay Campus. 

City Campus developments

Bower Ashton D block

Design studios

Our new state-of-the-art Design Studios at Bower Ashton feature flexible workshop spaces, design studios, the Fabrication Centre, the Centre for Fine Print Research and dedicated collaborative learning spaces - we're sure you'll be impressed.

Student with a video camera in the film studios

Set the stage

Our award-winning Film Studio building is home to industry-standard production film making. As well as stop motion animation, CGI studios, sound recording, colour grading studios, editing suites and two large photography suites.

Glenside Campus developments

Students in the optometry and clinical skills centre

Optometry and Clinical Skills Centre

A practical learning space for trainee optometrists, paramedics, nurses and occupational therapy students.