Studying in Bristol

Studying in Bristol as an international student

A smaller city with tons of variety, Bristol is a popular student city on England’s west coast, located near to the Welsh border. It’s one of England’s greenest cities, with lots of parks and gardens to explore, and a popular place for cyclists. But Bristol is also famed for its exciting nightlife, particularly its club music scene.

Student life in Bristol

Bristol also has convenient transport links around the city and beyond. The train to London is less than two hours and Bristol even has its own airport. It’s also a short journey from some of the UK’s most beautiful attractions across England’s west country, with stunning beaches and moorland to be found nearby.

The city centre is home to incredible historic buildings, galleries, libraries, museums, as well as a popular shopping district. Bristol has something for everyone to enjoy. This is one of the many reasons why it’s such a thriving student city with international students from around the world.

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Universities near Bristol

There are excellent higher education institutions in and around Bristol, including some of the highest ranking in the world. Below are just some of the universities around Bristol where you could apply as an international student.

International Student Accommodation in Bristol

Bristol is one of the most affordable cities for students in the UK taking into account accommodation and living costs. For students looking to study in the UK on a budget, Bristol is one of the best places to live. But it still has a range of more luxury student accommodation options for people wanting that as well as university halls, private halls of residence, and private rented homes.

Lots of students find cheap accommodation in Bristol for international students by choosing somewhere to live a short distance from the city and travelling into the centre for their classes. Transport links in Bristol are quick and convenient, but the cost of this travel should be considered before you decide which option is best for you.

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