Students sitting outside The Students' Union at UWE

Student and staff numbers

With over 30,000 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 2017/18 academic year.*

Total student numbers

Part time/full time Number
Part time 7,427
Full time/sandwich 23,305
Total 30,732


Status Number
Undergraduate 22,521
Postgraduate Taught 7,685
Postgraduate Research 526
Total 30,732

International students

Origin Number
EU 1,325
Overseas 3,080
Total 4,405

*Data reflects students that fully enrolled in 2017/18 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 2016.*

Post Number
Lecturing 1,503
Dedicated research 166
Administration 1,407
Technical 291
Manual 243
Senior management 82
Total 3,692

* Data excludes temporary staff from the Temporary Staff Unit.

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