“Don't Go To Bradford”

...that's what they said, but what do they know?

Find out from our students what makes the city and University great.

Here's what we have to say about some of the most common misconceptions about Bradford

It's boring

There's never a dull moment here in Bradford, our vibrant city has everything from nightlife to food, films, shopping and more!

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Bradford nightlife

The campus is rubbish

Our city campus is packed with cutting edge facilities, award-winning student accommodation and lots of places to relax and study.

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There's nothing to do

Explore Yorkshire with the best bits only a train ride away. Take a hike up Ilkley Moor for some breath-taking views or make a trip to the historic town of Haworth – home of the Bronte sisters.

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Ilkley Moor

Nobody goes there

Bradford is home to thousands of students from across the globe, each with their own story, making our community one of the most diverse in the UK.

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So, come to Bradford and see it all for yourself!

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Here's what our current students and alumni have to say about what life in Bradford is really like

Sonia Sanghera

"Bradford is such a community that it becomes a family and I've met some friends here which I am going to definitely have for life"

Sonia Sanghera
MSc Finance and Investment
Ryan Jones

"Bradford was the one: the school had a good reputation with industry... It was a close-knit, friendly environment, and has the added bonus of being extremely good value for money."

Ryan Jones
BEng Chemical Engineering
Manahil Javed

"Bradford gave me really positive vibes. I was told that Yorkshire people are the friendliest people of the UK and after living for one year in Bradford I can absolutely agree to that."

Manahil Javed
MSc Biomedical Sciences
Emily Davison

"I had low expectations but when I got here I absolutely loved it and I cannot talk about Bradford enough – I cannot big it up enough!"

Emily Davison
BSc Clinical Sciences

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