University of Bristol Climbs Rankings Once Again - Urban Student

University of Bristol Climbs Rankings Once Again

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Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol stands as an establishment of academic excellence, globally recognised for its world-leading research, and a commitment to its students and alumni. Nestled in the heart of Bristol, walking distance from our Urban Student accommodation, the University has consistently upheld its reputation as a trailblazer in higher education.


As a highly recognised member of the prestigious Russell Group, the University of Bristol holds a prominent position among the leading institutions in the UK. The University has secured the 5th spot in the UK for research, as per the analysis of the Research Excellence Framework 2021. On a global scale, the university proudly claims the 55th position in the QS World University Rankings 2024.


Bristol has ascended the QS rankings for the second consecutive year. The Complete University Guide for 2024 secured Bristol’s standing, with an impressive 30 subjects securing positions in the top ten across all UK universities.


QS has also recognised Bristol as the 9th best university in the UK for two consecutive years. The rankings were compiled from data gathered from 144,000 academics and 98,000 employers worldwide.


Not only this but Bristol became the first University in the UK to declare a climate emergency. The university’s dedication to sustainability is evident in its green strategy and impactful environmental research.


The University of Bristol’s commitment to academic brilliance, environmental sustainability, and global impact has not only solidified its standing as one of the UK’s leading Universities but has also elevated its status globally. As it continues to educate innovation and excellence, the University of Bristol remains one of the greats!


Published; 20.02.24 by Phoebe Clutton