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Bristol University


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UBTV music video showcases the university’s extensive range of dance styles

One for each letter of the alphabet

These Bristol students took their letting agent to court and won £800

‘I got handed the cheque while still in my dressing gown by the owner of DIGS’

BBC publishes article on Bristol racism with a picture of the wrong black student

Another ridiculous occurrence

Bristol Uni to lower entry requirements for those from poorer backgrounds 

For those from schools in the bottom 40%

Bristol Uni announce plans for a second campus costing £300 million

It’s to ‘ensure all our students receive the very best educational experience’

Police have issued a warning to anyone dressed as a ‘killer clown’

The saga continues

Super Hans is coming to Bristol

“Big beats are the best, get high all the time”

Freshers had to be evacuated after only their second night in halls

It all kicked off as they lay sleeping

Bristol University announces free tuition and scholarships for refugees

Applications for the full scholarship close on June 30th

Bristol students are warned to be vigilant of sexual harassment ‘wallet trap’

The wallet is described to be in two different shades of blue with a set of keys poking out the side

Gary Barlow performed a surprise concert at Cabot Circus

And you missed it

Bristol Cut the Rent are picketing this Friday

The average rent next year will be over £6,000

SU officers launch online petition against rising cost of uni accommodation

University accommodation rent is set to increase 5% in next academic year

We asked Bristolians what they were doing to 420 blaze it

Sunshine, smiles and smoking

We asked students at the Brexit debate their position on the EU

The debate was hosted by the politics society on Tuesday

University students ranked Bristol lower than UWE

And a farming university grabbed the top spot.

An online fundraising campaign raised over £700 for Big Issue seller Jeff

It was the result of an Aprils Fool article claiming he’s running for mayor

UBTV wins Best Broadcaster at the National Student TV Awards

The awards ceremony was held in Leeds this weekend

Bristol lecturer posts hilarious advert in attempt to find a housemate

He needs space to grow his own tomatoes

A third year named Hugo has set up an avocado stall outside the ASS with his mates

Possibly the most Bristol thing to have ever happened

Third year succeeds in campaign to provide shelter for rough sleepers

‘I cannot imagine sleeping rough in driving, biting winds’

We tried out all the weird Christmas flavoured crisps

Prosecco and winter berry flavour anyone?

We asked anti-war campaigners why they oppose bombing Syria

Nearly 1,000 people turned up to protest against bombing Syria

I wore a clip-on manbun for a week

It made me a bit of a BNOC

Bristol is really weird when nobody is here over summer

The locals put fairy liquid in the fountains