University of Bradford

University of Bradford offers students robust sporting facilities, a strong sense of community and award-winning careers service.

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University of Bradford

The University of Bradford (UoB) is an inclusive university passionate about the student experience on campus, as well as the opportunities for work off campus.

With over 140 languages spoke across the city, students from all nationalities are bound to feel welcome.

At the campus, students interested in sports can avail of the state-of-the-art sporting facilities Unique Fitness & Lifestyle centre and the Laisteridge Lane Sports Park. There are also more than 100 sports clubs and societies.

Students can approach the students’ union (University of Bradford Students’ Union) with help on campus. As well as this, there is the UBU Advice Centre and The Green Ambassadors (student respresentatives living in the halls of residence) for any academic or personal support during their studies.

UBU Volunteering provides student opportunities to give back to the local community.

UoB has an award-winning careers service which ranked in the Top 3 in the UK. 94% of all graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months for leaving.

The university was awarded a Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework. It is also in the Top 5 schools in the UK for value for money.


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University of Bradford Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP UK

Features and Benefits

Queen's Anniversary Prize

For higher and further education


Nationalities on campus


In the UK for visa advice

Top 5

in the UK for value for money

Top 3

In the UK for careers services

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Nestled in West Yorkshire, England, Bradford is known for its green spaces, mix of 100+ cultures and commitment to arts and cuisine.

From being extremely affordable to having over 40 public parks and more than 140 languages spoken across the city, Bradford, in the UK, has a lot going for it.

Bradford is home to Bradford City Park, a multi-award winning public space in the city centre. At a five-minute walk from the University campus, you’ll never be far from the buzz. The Park features a 4,000-square metre mirror pool and laser light projections.

Be prepared to see plenty of Victorian architecture as well as an abundance of art, music and theatre. Bradford has also held the title of the ‘Curry Capital of Britain’ for more than five years consecutively.

The city is also well placed to explore the countryside of England by road or public transport.

Bradford is the first UNESCO City of Film. It is also home to the National Science and Media Museum.

Explore Bradford

Bradford has an economy worth over £9.5bn, the eighth largest in England. Major organisations such as Morrisons, Yorkshire Building Society and Arris (Pace) have their headquarters here. The city is also home to several exciting start-ups and promotes entrepreneurs.

Bradford is the world’s first UNESCO City of Film. The city’s rich film history, inspiring movie locations and film festivals are some of the many reasons students enjoy living here.

The city hosts a dazzling range of street events and international festivals.


University of Bradford offers students a city centre campus which captures the energy of the city. But this does not mean it is low on open, green spaces.

Campus - Key Information
  • Campus offers plenty of open space, perfect for outdoor study when the weather is suitable.
  • Sustainability is a big focus on campus. From hemp buildings tp beehives with student beekeepers and edible gardens.
  • Several food and drink options on campus including Starbucks, Grumpy Mule and Wrap Chic.
  • The University of Bradford Sports Park is five minutes from campus, and has tennis courts, a physio room and a new conditioning suite geared towards team sport training.
  • Student Central is the home of the University of Bradford Union of Students (UBU) and a range of student support services.
  • Access to the student community at accommodation The Green.

Student Central

Student Central is the home of the University of Bradford Union of Students (UBU). Here you can find RamAir, a student-run radio station, the student cinema, a Union shop, bars and social spaces.

University of Bradford Sports Park

The University of Bradford Sports Park offers students the chance to engage in recreational and professional sport training.


Students have the choice of living in two halls of residence on the UoB campus' unique The Green accommodation village.

The Green is the centre of accommodation at UoB. It is a sociable, safe, sustainable residence not far from the city centre. Students have the option to choos between The Green Village and Townhouses.

Between the two, there are 1,026 bedrooms designed to resemble a village. Rooms are bright and fully-equipped with kitchen and living amenities. Bathrooms are shared by two bedrooms in the Townhouses, while The Green Village provides en-suite (personal) bathrooms.

Green Ambassadors, a student team, help make the accommodation welcoming by organising events, trips and competitions. The Orchard is the central hub where students can find the Accommodation and Management Office as well as other services.

Alternatively, students may choose to explore private accommodation in Bradford. Average prices are expected to be between £50-£130 per week excluding bills.

UoB was voted 3rd in the UK for satisfaction with accommodation cost.

Accommodation Costs:

  • The Green Village: £85 per week
  • Townhouse: £75 per week
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Key Features & Amenities

Sports facilities

Hall Wardens & Security - 24 hour assistance

Social Spaces

Well-known food chains

Accessible launderette

Focus on sustainability

Student Experience

UoB is a welcoming, vibrant and inclusive university with a range of facilities for those interested in sports and volunteering.

The University of Bradford Students’ Union (UBU) allows students to take an active part in sports, societies, media areas and community volunteering.

Students have described the UoB experience as welcoming, vibrant, and inclusive. The campus offers amazing sports facilities at the Unique Fitness & Lifestyle centre and the Laisteridge Lane Sports Park.

There are also several opportunities for volunteer work and contributions to local communities.

UoB offers a strong support system for academic or personal support through the UBU Advice Centre.

It was also voted Top 3 in the UK for work experience, careers and employability services. After leaving the university, some 94% graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months.


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Sports clubs and societies

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UoB offers students 100+ sports clubs and societies to get involved. Find top sporting facilities at Unique Fitness & Lifestyle centre and the recently renovated Laisteridge Lane Sports Park.

Students at UoB can opt to include volunteering and making contributions to local communities a priorirty during their time on campus.

Voted Top 3 in the UK for work experience, careers and employability services means UoB places a focus on your journey at university. 94% graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating.

Your Route to this University

University of Bradford International College gives students the opportunity to study pathway programmes at the UoB campus.

University of Bradford International College offers pathway programmes for international students wanting to study in the UK. It is located in the heart of the campus at University of Bradford, meaning students can avail of the same facilities and proximity to the city.

At Bradford, students can choose to study one of four options – International Foundation Year, International Year Zero, International Year One and International Incorporated Masters.

Students wishing to attend Bradford can also find accommodation at The Green.

Your route to Bradford

Degree Courses

Bradford provides students with the option to study one of four pathway programmes. These are International Foundation Year, International Year Zero, International Year One and Pre-Masters. You can find more information by clicking the button below:

Supporting students to success

Learn more about what our students have to say when studying across our education network.

As DMUIC is situated in England’s most vibrant and multicultural city, I had the opportunity to make friends from different countries. The most amazing thing was that the DMUIC staff including all teachers and the office persons were very motivational and welcoming. They provide the best routes for study to every individual.”

Syed Asim Hussain Pakistan, De Montfort University International College (DMUIC)

I’ve enjoyed studying at DMUIC, the tutors are excellent and have helped me settle into life as a university student. They are also really supportive and have helped myself and other students with other issues outside of the classroom such as accommodation.

Nafisa Bangladesh, De Montfort University International College (DMUIC)

I have successfully progressed onto my degree course at the University of Bradford because of UBIC's reliable policies and teaching programme. To the new students, those who just started their foundation at Bradford International College, I must say you are going to pass the class, the only thing required is your attention and leave the rest on UBIC's staff because they are the one that are going to lead you to a brilliant future as it is a pathway to success.

Shoaib Khan Pakistan, University of Bradford International College (UBIC)

I have a lot of international friends here at BUIC, and I’ve learnt so much from them. There is always a lot to do together both on and off-campus.

Sagar Nepal, Bangor University International College (BUIC)

I would recommend UGIC because it is based on the main University of Greenwich campus, a cosmopolitan university. At UGIC, there are students from all around the world, and I've made a lot of friends from exciting places."

Gozel Turkmenistan, University of Greenwich International College (UGIC)

I think one of the main reasons the IIM (pre-masters) has been so helpful is because the staff are so supportive and are always able to help me. Whether it is understanding a module or finding out how to sort accommodation, they will help you with everything. I’ve enjoyed studying at Bangor, the people are friendly, and the environment is also really peaceful and safe. It’s given me the best opportunity to succeed in my studies here in the UK.

Tong Tong China, Bangor University International College (BUIC)

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