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Student and staff numbers

Student numbers

With over 27,000 students and 3,000 staff, UWE is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West. UWE is globally connected and regionally embedded with strong employer and partner connections.


Figures for 2013/14 academic year.*

Total student numbers

Part time / full time Number
Part time 6,151
Full time / sandwich 21,107
Total 27,258

Undergraduate / postgraduate

Status Number
Undergraduate 21,700
Postgraduate Taught 5,049
Postgraduate Research 509
Total 27,258

International students

Origin Number
EU 923
Overseas 2,540
Total 3,463

*Data reflects students that fully enrolled in 2013/14 and includes all years and levels of study, all income statuses and all modes of attendance.

* Data also excludes partnership institutions (except Hartpury).


Figures correct at 31 December 2013.*

Post Number
Lecturing 1,415
Dedicated research 139
Administration 1,259
Technical 262
Manual 231
Senior mangement 76
Total 3,382

* Data excludes temporary staff from the Temporary Staff Unit.

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