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Student life

University isn’t all lectures and seminars. Here at Bradford, we have everything you need for an exciting and well-rounded university experience that’s unique to your interests and ambitions.

Our city campus is a close-knit community that’s full of opportunities for you to meet new people, learn new skills and get involved in loads of activities.

Our Students’ Union has over 60 societies for you to join, they are a great way to make friends and explore your passions, you might even discover something completely new. 

Discover the city of Bradford, which is home to beautiful historical architecture, gorgeous green spaces, and a welcoming, vibrant and diverse community, all within a close proximity to the University campus. There are even more gems to discover beyond the city centre. 

Visit University of Bradford to see what life is like on campus.

What's it like to live in Yorkshire and The Humber?
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Yorkshire and the Humber has history and innovation in abundance. Famed for beautiful countryside, the region inspired a wealth of literary heritage, with links to Tolkien, Plath, Larkin, Brontë and beyond. Major cities – including Bradford, Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and York – boast a range of cultural accolades among them, including two recent UK City of Culture nods. Great nightlife, supportive communities and excellent transport routes make it the perfect hub for studying – no matter your interests or ambitions.

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What's it like to live in Bradford?
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Bradford is brimming with diversity, with rugged landscapes like ‘Bronte Country’ Haworth Moors and Ilkley Moors on its doorstep.

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Campus and facilities

Bradford is a campus-based university, and you’ll love the friendly and inclusive community spirit here.

There's always something happening on campus, and you’ll have so many opportunities to explore new interests, learn new skills, and meet new people. Our campus is compact, self-contained, and located just minutes from the city centre.


We have a range of facilities on campus. Student Central is the home of the University of Bradford Union of Students (UBU) and a range of student support services.

You'll also find:

  • RamAir, our student-run radio station
  • Bradford Student Cinema
  • A fully stocked shop
  • Bars and entertainment venues
  • Central Shakes Diner
  • MyBradford Student Support Services
  • Social spaces

As a student, you’ll have access to a 24/7 library and a multi-faith prayer room.

The University is also home to Unique Fitness, which includes a refurbished gym, a 25-metre swimming pool, a climbing wall and a range of courts and pitches available for hire.

Course locations

Dewsbury and District Hospital

Dewsbury and District Hospital, Halifax Road, Dewsbury, WF13 4HS

University of Bradford Middle East Regional Office

Dubai Knowledge Village, Block 13, G39,, UAE, P.O. Box 501723, Dubai, 501723

Main Site

Richmond Road, Bradford, BD7 1DP

Main Site

Richmond Road, Bradford, BD7 1DP