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Your Student Life

The results of the International Student Barometer Autumn 2016 survey show that our students find the campus and city an enjoyable place to live and learn.

About the survey

42 UK Higher Education Institutions and 182 International Higher Education Institutions participated in the International Student Barometer Autumn 2016 survey.

2nd in the UK for living costs

4th in the UK for accommodation costs

3rd in the UK and 13th in the world for Students' Union

Top 10 for clubs and societies

“The University of Bradford has a very supportive Students’ Union that makes me as an international student feel safe” – ISB respondent

There are many cultural and other extra-curricular activities that are available to students through our Students’ Union.

With more than 100 societies and clubs, there really is something for everyone to get involved in - from sports and musical groups, to social campaigns and theatre.

We have got a great number of international societies, including the Hellenic and Cypriot Society, Pakistan Society, Chinese Student Society and South East Asian Society, to name but a few.

7th in the UK for eco-friendly attitude

We have won several international awards and are well on our way to achieving our carbon footprint reduction target of 50% by 2020.

We are ranked 7th in the UK for our green campus and sustainability (Green Metric, 2016)

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“Bradford is a wonderful city and you feel very welcome at the university you feel very welcome.”

“The university and city are so culturally diverse you can't help but feel at home. There is something for everyone!”

ISB respondents