|University Motto||Vim promovet insitam (Latin). [Learning] promotes one's innate power (English).|
|President||Sir Paul Nurse|
|Year of establishment||1876|
|Address||Bristol, United Kingdom|
|Phone||+44 (0)117 928 9000|
University of Bristol
The University of Bristol is a red brick research university in Bristol, England. It received its royal charter in 1909, although it can trace its roots to a Merchant Venturers' school founded in 1595 and University College, Bristol, which had been in existence since 1876. Bristol is organised into six academic faculties composed of multiple schools and departments running over 200 undergraduate courses, largely in the Tyndalls Park area of the city.
The university had a total income of £642.7 million in 2017-18, of which £164.0 million was from research grants and contracts. It is the largest independent employer in Bristol.
The University of Bristol is ranked 49th by the QS World University Rankings 2020, and is ranked in the top 10 of UK universities in 2020 by QS World University rankings, Times Higher Education, and ARWU. The University of Bristol was the second most targeted university by the UK's top 100 employers, according to the Graduate Market in 2019 report produced by High Fliers.
An extremely selective institution, it has an average of 6.4 (Sciences faculty) to 13.1 (Medicine & Dentistry Faculty) applicants for each undergraduate place. It was ranked 9th in the UK among multi-faculty institutions for the quality (GPA) of its research and for its Research Power in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
The University of Bristol features a vibrant community with a laid-back vibe, a thriving eco culture, endless historic charm, and a dynamic centre for creativity.
The university prides itself on producing research with impact. Students, graduates and researchers are committed to making a positive impact, collaborating on projects that inspire social, political and cultural change.
The University of Bristol is a Public university located in Bristol.
The University of Bristol was founded in 1876.
The current president of University of Bristol is Sir Paul Nurse.