Connected to Bristol

Study with music's next generation in Bristol

Located right at the heart of this creative, eclectic and independent city, BIMM Bristol really is the epitome of cool. BIMM tutors make sure there’s plenty to do both inside and outside of the classroom – whether playing a gig, watching one or just jamming in the sunshine with fellow students, you won’t want term time to end.

Living in the city:

Bristol rocks

You’ve chosen to study in one of the world’s most exciting cities for music – so it’s only fair that we help you get the most out of Bristol. From the best areas to see street art to the most sought-after independent record stores and everything in between, here’s our guide to living in this artistic city with its own independent spirit.

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The lowdown

Living in Bristol isn’t all fun you know! You’ll also need accommodation, somewhere to buy your groceries, and to learn how to get around. Here are our top tips on the practical side of things, so you can hit the ground running as soon as you arrive.

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Life at BIMM:

Access a world of experiences

Embrace the unique side of life at BIMM Bristol. From Masterclasses and the BIMM album to end-of-term gigs and internships, you’re never far from a truly memorable musical experience.

Industry standard:


The BIMM Bristol campus is in King Square in the heart of Bristol, and is an ideal environment for anyone wishing to learn the cutting-edge skills and techniques required to make it in today’s modern music industry. Facilities include a live performance room, vocal studio, guitar teaching space, songwriting studio, artist development room, bass studio and drum room.

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Best connected:


BIMM is privileged to work in partnership with a host of highly respected education providers. Our partners enable us to offer fully accredited courses which deliver internationally recognised academic qualifications to successful graduates.

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Industry partners:

We work alongside the best

We’re proud to be supported and endorsed by some of the world’s most prestigious music brands, meaning you’ll get direct access to unique industry opportunities and top-of-the-range kit.

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Get into industry:

You career starts here

We know you want to make it in music, so we offer careers advice to help you make it happen.

Start your career in music