University of the West of England

The University of the West of England is present in the city of Bristol. The main campus of this university is present in Frenchay, approximately 5 miles north of the city centre. This university also possesses a small campus at St Matthias, a School of Health and Social Care at Glenside.

This university also has regional centres in Bath and Swindon, and an associate faculty specializing in animal behaviour and welfare, agricultural and sports related course in Hartpury, Gloucestershire. Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is a subordinate school of the Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences. Education in UK is always highly regarded and so is this university.

With over 30000 students and 3000 academic staff, this university is the larger of the 2 universities in the city. 86 percent of students at this university are from state schools. The library on the Frenchay campus is known as the Bolland Library. This library is named after Dr Robert Bolland, the first director of Bristol Polytechnic from 1969 to 1974. The major Frenchay campus is located nearby M32 motorway.

The Avon and Gloucestershire College of Heath and the Bath and Swindon College of Heath Studies united in the year 1996. Hartpury tied in the year 1997.