Welcome to UWE Bristol.

We understand that the move to university-level education can feel a little overwhelming. Don't worry though – we've got you! Here's everything you need to know about the start of term.

Starting Block

To help you get settled in, we’ve developed Starting Block – a series of activities for you to get to know your coursemates and your teaching team before you properly start.

Welcome blog

We’re really excited to welcome you to UWE Bristol. Take a look at our welcome blog for tips on settling into university life and keep checking back for updates throughout the year!

Information for international students

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Before you arrive

Things for international students to consider before arriving at UWE Bristol.

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Airport transfers

Information about our airport transfers for international and EU students visiting UWE Bristol.

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Passport and visa checking

Information for international students about getting passports and visas checked.

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Arriving and living in the UK

Advice to help international students adjust to life in the UK and at UWE Bristol.

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International students with dependents

Information on schooling and finding accommodation if you are bringing family with you.

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Cashless campus

From September, all our campus outlets will not be accepting cash. Instead, we will be offering refresh catering vouchers.

Upcoming events

International Student Orientation

Designed to coincide with your course induction and registration activities, this will give you important information about UWE Bristol and the Bristol community.

Webinars for applicants

We are running a variety of webinars to help answer any questions that you may have about studying at UWE Bristol.

Welcome emails

As a new student with us, you'll receive a series of welcome emails from us to help you prepare for University life.

Keep checking your inbox during your arrival month for emails covering all sorts of topics from how we can support you, how to settle in and things you need to check off your to-do list.

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Get help if you are disabled

We welcome disabled students at UWE Bristol. Find out more about support for applicants and current students.

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UWE Cares

We are committed to supporting care leavers, estranged students and student carers to succeed during their time at the University.

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