Your STEM based career in South West England...


South West England is largely rural but includes cities of Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth and Bath. Bristol & Bath is home to clusters in Aerospace, Advanced Engineering, Tech, Creative, Digital, Low Carbon Technologies, Financial, Professional Business Services.

England's largest region stretching from Wiltshire, Gloucestershire to Cornwall to Isles of Scilly; associated with Cheddar cheese, Devon cream teas, Glastonbury festival, Cornwall's surfing beaches. A creative region with film and production companies based in Bristol, home to The Bottle Yard Studios, largest film and TV studio in the west of England.

Key Cities


Famous for natural hot springs of the Roman Baths, Bath is a desirable place to live. Home to creative companies, publishing and tech hub with web & software developers in demand.


Plymouth, an ancient port with a 20th century look, full of character and history rebuilt after the Second World War.


Exeter attracts young professionals with friendly atmosphere, proximity to south west beaches, home to Met Office and employers recruiting science, tech and engineering graduates.


Bristol is brimming with culture, home to many film and TV production companies, a hub for aeronautical engineering, research with major aviation companies based in the city.


Tourism destination, cosmopolitan town with sandy beaches. 


The University of Bath one mile from the World Heritage Site.

University of Exeter Founded in 1855 and in 2017 came 1st for overall student satisfaction among Russell Group universities.

The University of Bristol was founded in 1876 as University College, Bristol. It was the first higher education institution in England to admit women on an equal basis to men.

Bournemouth University offers courses with employer input.

University of the West of England UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in South West England.

Plymouth University's campus sits within the heart of 'Britain's Ocean City', between the sea, Cornwall and Dartmoor.

Colleges in south west england

University Technical Colleges in south west england


Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor: No.14 Bristol

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