Today, Bristol is a buzzing, multicultural university city of almost half a million people. Unique, vibrant and diverse, there are at least 45 religions, 187 countries of birth and 91 foreign first languages spoken here.
Bristol is home to more than 54,000 students and has one of the highest graduate-retention rates in the UK – that’s because once you have experienced living in Bristol, you won’t want to leave.
Bristol has so much to offer - from arts and sports, to nightlife and many green spaces. Our city has received dozens of lifestyle and travel destination awards. The student experience in Bristol is about so much more than just studying.
In 2017 Bristol was voted the UK's European City of Sport.
In 2015 Bristol was named the first ever UK city to win the European Green Capital Award.