Bristol's historic harbour

Practical opportunities in Arts and Culture

Skills development and employability are central to studying at UWE Bristol. Our focus on real-world experience means that employers know that our graduates are mature, skilled and prepared for an exciting career in cultural and creative industries.

Local and global connections

Our relationship with the city is vibrant and exciting – just like Bristol itself. We have strong relationships with organisations such as the BBC and M Shed so you’ll develop your skills and build your network of professional connections.

You will have the opportunity to get involved in cultural events including:

Plus you’ll benefit from the cutting edge research and events at our Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC) based in the Pervasive Media Studio at the Watershed.

On campus you can join the English Society and the Film Society, which host a range of events, including open mic nights and film screenings. And the range of student media here at UWE Bristol means you can contribute in a number of ways to titles including the Cellar Door, UWE BRISTOL Lingo, the Western Eye and Hub Radio.

As well as local connections, you'll also have the opportunity to travel further afield and can apply to study at Virginia Commonwealth University in the USA.

Studying Arts and Culture at UWE Bristol

Listen to some of our students speak about their experiences:

Putting your skills into practice

Find out how these students applied their course skills during their internships.

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