University College, Bristol opened in October 1876 with two professors, five lecturers and 99 students. It was the first college in the country to admit men and women on an equal footing. The University's reputation grew steadily throughout the 1930s, it became known as an institution with formidable academic strengths and an unshakeable commitment to quality - characteristics that are just as apparent now.
The University organises its academic affairs in some 45 departments and 15 research centers which are arranged in art, engineering, science, medicine & dentistry, medical &veterinary science, social science& law faculties. Bristol has a diverse range of academic subjects on offer to prospective students, 46 in total. The level of support for the students is high and many achieve the high standards on which the University's reputation is built.
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