Bristol is the UK’s ultimate student city. It has a unique mix of modern and traditional city life that’s lively, fun and multicultural. There is a combination of cultural and social activities, making it an unforgettable city. An influential European Cities and Regions of the Future report has named Bristol as the continent’s best small city.
Bristol is the largest city in the south west of England and only 90 minutes to London by train. Excellent transport links and an international airport make this historic city a favorite destination for students. Within easy reach of the coast and the peace and quiet of the countryside Bristol has something for everyone. There are many neighboring cities such as Bath, Wales, Somerset and many others, which are ideal for day trips and weekends away.
Bristol's mild climate is balanced throughout the year, with crisp winters and warm summers, Bristol constantly has something going on, whether it is festivals or events whatever the weather. For example the world famous Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, St Paul's Carnival, the Harbourside Festival and many more.
Depending on the mood you're in, you can walk across the Clifton Suspension Bridge, visit the @-Bristol science museum, go for a stroll up trendy Park Street, with its unique boutiques and go for a coffee or you could go shopping at the modern, newly built Cabot Circus, which has a huge selection of shops, restaurants and the Showcase Cinema de Lux. Whatever you're into, whether it's exploring the history of the city, shopping for the latest fashion, visiting the exhibitions or socializing with friends at restaurants and bars, Bristol has it all on offer.