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Student and staff numbers

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


Figures for 2014/15 academic year.*

Total student numbers

Part time/full time Number
Part time 6,136
Full time/sandwich 21,144
Total 27,280


Status Number
Undergraduate 21,466
Postgraduate Taught 5,346
Postgraduate Research 468
Total 27,280

International students

Origin Number
EU 946
Overseas 2,818
Total 3,764

*Data reflects students that fully enrolled in 2014/15 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 09 October 2015.*

Post Number
Lecturing 1,498
Dedicated research 161
Administration 1,316
Technical 269
Manual 217
Senior management 77
Total 3,538

* Data excludes temporary staff from the Temporary Staff Unit.

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