Our campus & facilities

SGS WISE Campus the home of BIPA

SGS WISE (West of England Institute of Specialist Education) opened in 2005 as a brand new 17.5 million pound state-of-the-art vocational centre for sport and the arts. SGS WISE is home to the Bristol Institute of Performing Arts and Bristol Institute of Sport.
WISE delivers outstanding teaching, training and support services for students, along with outstanding sports and arts facilities that are unrivaled in the South West.
The campus is within easy reach of the centre of Bristol and is also close to SGS Filton with its wide-ranging facilities.

The majority of BIPA and WISE facilities are available to hire, please contact us for a bespoke quote.

BIPA Facilities
Olympus Theatre, seating up to 250
Studio 22 Theatre, seating up to 100
Showcase Theatre, seating up to 60
Theatre bar/box office
4 sprung dance studios
5 rehearsal studios
Mac Design suite
Fitness/conditioning gym
Vocal Technique/1:1 singing room
Technical theatre/construction workshop
AV suites
TV Studio
Costume, scenic and prop stores

Additional Campus Facilities
Learning Resource Centre
Indoor Sports Arena
Eight-lane Olympic size running track
Sports Hall
Artificial football/rugby pitch
12 five-a-side football pitches
Eight-lane 400m athletics track
40-station gym
Weights room and performance lab
ICE Bath
Sports Therapy Suites
Sport Academy Pavilion
American football grid iron
Fully licensed sports bar (over 18’s only)
Free Student Car Park 
Free minibus service to SGS Filton Campus

Local Area
SGS WISE is located in the heart of Bristols student community. With direct links from the city centre via bus, train and bike there is plenty of local amenities within walking distance; shops, bars, restaurants, gym, libraries and parks.