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Finding love at Bristol 9 February 2017 With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we asked if you found love while studying at Bristol. From literally tying the knot to stolen handbags, here's what you told us...
  • £1 million gift to launch the next generation of researchers 28 June 2017 The next generation of researchers and innovators at the University are set to benefit from a £1 million gift from University of Bristol alumnus Dr Jonathan de Pass and Georgina, his wife.
  • Alumni in Queen's birthday honours 2017 23 June 2017 Following the announcement of the Queen’s birthday honours list, we're delighted to congratulate Bristol alumni who have been recognised for their outstanding achievements and service.
  • Chemistry alum nominated for European Inventor Award 26 May 2017 Steve Lindsey (BSc 1994), CEO of Lontra UK, is the only nominee from Great Britain for the European Inventor Award.
  • Virgin Money London Marathon: Our runners' stories 23 May 2017 Huge congratulations to the four former and current Bristol students – David Hudson, Leona Mills, James Reilly and Katherine Willis – who completed the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 23 April to raise money for Cardiovascular Research at the University of Bristol.
  • Tribute to Tim Pigott-Smith OBE (BA 1967, Hon 2008) 1946 - 2017 22 May 2017 Bristol alumnus Tim Pigott-Smith (BA Drama 1967), an acclaimed stage, film and television actor, has died at the age of 70. Martin White, Emeritus Professor of Theatre, recalls Tim’s life and work and his personal connection with the University.
  • A letter to my favourite lecturer 17 May 2017 Honorary Bristol graduate, Nelson Mandela (Hon LLD 1996), once said ‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.’ Alumni spanning the decades got in touch this month to thank the Bristol teachers who changed their worlds. Here's what they had to say:
  • The Online Dentist: Andrew Wilson (BDS 2011) 17 May 2017 Dentistry graduate Andrew Wilson (BDS 2011) is the creator of The Online Dentist, a new organisation to spread positive health messages that empower families to take control of their dental health. We talked to Andrew about his latest project and why it's about more than just teeth.
  • Have your say... Letter to my lecturer 21 April 2017 Using the form below, write a thank you letter to the lecturer who had the biggest impact on you. Tell us why and we'll share some of them in our 'Letter to my Lecturer' feature next month.
  • Scaling the wall: Nonesuch 2017 5 April 2017 Big White Wall, a safe online community offering peer and professional support, is allowing Bristol to help more students with mental health difficulties get the assistance they need to achieve their full potential.
  • A natural progression 4 April 2017 Dr Emma Brennand (PhD 2008) was part of the team that created Planet Earth II with Sir David Attenborough. The nature enthusiast talks about her Bristol years, the highs and lows of filming, and why nature documentaries should feature more ants.
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