University description (as per official university website)
About the University
Bradford has always been a forward-thinking, modern and student orientated University with a thriving and vibrant student community. We have a firm commitment to confronting inequality and celebrating diversity.
Our mission of 'Making Knowledge Work' means our students' future is our top priority. With our excellent facilities and staff, you can be sure that Bradford is a first-class choice for your chosen area of study.
We have always been pioneering in our course provision, being the first British University to offer a Peace Studies degree and the first University outside London to offer part-time degree courses. We are excited to be launching new courses such as Mobile Computing, Television Production, and Creative Writing.
2006 saw us celebrate our 40th anniversary and we are also looking to the future - a future that will continue to build on our foundations of academic excellence and 'Making Knowledge Work', inspiring students, scholars and teachers alike to come to the University of Bradford.
We are constantly investing in our campus and facilities to ensure all students have a world-class teaching and learning environment, state-of-the-art facilities and enhancing the vibrancy of the campus experience to make your time in Bradford truly one to cherish.
Whether you choose to come to Bradford to study, or work, or simply as a visitor, we look forward to welcoming you to our campuses and hope that you enjoy your time here.
Our Chancellor says . . .
"I have been humbled by the honour bestowed upon me by the University, and I look forward to my chancellorship over what is one of the most exciting times for Bradford."
Imran Khan - the fifth Chancellor of the University of Bradford.
Our students say . . .
"The friendly atmosphere within the University of Bradford makes it a pleasure to come to uni everyday."
Danielle Beaumont, PhD, The Institute of Cancer Therapeutics
The experts say . . .
"In Bradford you will find a diverse mix of people from different backgrounds, faiths, nationalities and ages all sharing the closely-knit city centre campus."
The Times Good University Guide 2007