The University of the West of England (also known as UWE Bristol, or simply UWE) is a public university located in and around the city of Bristol, United Kingdom.
The present institution received university status in 1992, although like the University of Bristol and the University of Bath, it first started as the Merchant Venturers School in 1595 and Technical College in 1894. According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency, 96% of UWE Bristol graduates are in work or further study 6 months after graduating, with 78% working in professional roles. These compare to national averages of 94% and 71% respectively. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_the_West_of_England