Our main campus. 15 minutes bus ride from the city centre. Here you'll find our Students Union, 24/7 Library, sports facilities, shops and numerous cafes, bars and restaurants.
Frenchay Campus in pictures
Getting to and from our campuses
Maps and directions, bike routes, bus routes and train services to and from our campuses.Travel information
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Frenchay Campus facilities
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.
There are libraries across our campuses with printing faciltiies, group and quiet areas, bookable laptops and PCs. Our Frenchay Campus library is open 24 hours a day.
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.
Engineering the future
Our Engineering building is designed to revolutionise the way engineering is taught. Featuring engine test cells, wind tunnels, dedicated collaborative learning spaces and all of the latest high-tech equipment.
Built for business
The Bristol Business School building is the largest on Frenchay Campus. Inside, you’ll find shared social and learning spaces. It’s also home to the Bloomberg city trading room and mock court rooms. Great for putting your new skills to the test.
On point legal practice
Situated within the Bristol Business School, our mock court rooms bring learning to life for our students. Equipped with the latest recording equipment, you can practise your skills in a practical setting.
This clever greenhouse is designed to transform research and partnerships in the areas of biodiversity, conservation, environmental change and food security. Using environmentally-friendly LED lighting, the Envirotron enables researchers to experiment with a wide range of conditions.
Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) is a nationally - and internationally - recognised as a centre of excellence for advanced robotics research. And when you join us, you can get hands on with the kind of facilities most robotic engineers dream of.
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Frenchay Campus ambassador tour
Campus can seem pretty huge when you first arrive, but it won’t take long to get your bearings. We’ve got a short video tour to help you find your way around Frenchay Campus – take a look!View all campus tours
What's around Frenchay Campus?
Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol, Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, BS16 1QY.
1. Transport links
Bristol Parkway train station connects UK-wide, while the handy Filton Abbey Wood gets you to destinations across the city and beyond. There are bus stops on campus to hop on the speedy Metrobus into town – and even a dedicated Megabus stop for longer journeys.
2. Outdoor space
Now breathe. There’s plenty of open space on campus: trails where bees thrive, community gardens, even spots to pick some fresh herbs to throw in your pasta. Just a short walk from campus is Stoke Park Estate, a sprawling historic park that is popular and free to access.
3. Supermarkets, cafes and restaurants
Abbeywood Retail Park is a five minute walk away, with shops, cafes and restaurants. A large Sainsbury’s store is also a short walk away.
4. Campus community
There’s plenty right on the doorstep on Frenchay Campus: The Students' Union, 24/7 Library, Centre for Music, sports facilities, shops and numerous cafes, bars and restaurants.
Frenchay Campus accommodation options
Make a home for yourself in this Frenchay Campus accommodation, the Student Village. You’ll be joining a vibrant community of nearly 2,000 students.
Located to the west of our Frenchay Campus, Wallscourt Park is an excellent choice if you want to be on site, within easy reach of everything the campus has to offer.
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