Bristol is renowned for its excellent music and nightlife scene, with something to cater to all tastes. It’s a truly unique place that’s full of character and charm and a wealth of alternative entertainment. A hotbed of electronic music talent in particular, it has some great record shops and all different shapes and sizes of clubs and venues. You’ll find gigs and club nights in places ranging from a skate parks to boats.
From the pretty streets and majestic views of Clifton to the architectural delights of harbourside, Bristol is known for its patchwork of distinctive neighbourhoods.
"You’ll find gigs and club nights in places ranging from a skate parks to boats"
The university itself is ranked among the Top 10 in the UK and the Top 50 in the world, and counts no less than 13 Nobel laureates among its alumni, from Sir Winston Churchill to Harold Pinter. Featuring some truly stunning buildings across Bristol, it makes up a big part of the look and feel of the city and caters for nearly 24,000 students — meaning the student scene is buzzing.
Our student accommodation iQ Bristol is right in town and is within easy walking distance of The University of Bristol's campuses. There’s also a bus stop outside that takes you direct to the University of West of England (UWE)’s Glenside campus in 35 minutes and it’s a short bus or cycle to their city campus buildings. In keeping with the city’s musical heritage, it features a music practice room and also has an onsite gym, study space, dining space and a games room.
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