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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...
  • 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.
  • Back together again: the XXXII Choir (in a larger number) 6 March 2017 In the summer of 2016, more than 50 former members of the University of Bristol XXXII Choir gathered for a day of singing and reminiscing, nearly half a century after the choir was disbanded. They were brought together by Peter Soul (BSc 1965), who has managed to trace nearly everyone who belonged to the XXXII. Here he recalls his time in the choir, tells the story of its 11 year existence, and reflects upon its Grand Reunion.
  • Our 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon team 16 February 2017 Five Bristol alumni are running the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 for cardiovascular research at the University of Bristol.
  • The gift of a lifetime: Half-a-million to boost engineering 16 February 2017 The foundations of John Partridge’s life and career were laid here at Bristol, and now he is laying down the foundations for future generations of engineers with a record half-a-million-pound donation towards the new £13 million facility at the University of Bristol.
  • 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...
  • Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life by Liz Kalaugher (PhD 1998) and Matin Durrani (BSc 1989) 30 January 2017 The animal world is full of mysteries. Why do dogs slurp from their drinking bowls while cats lap up water with a delicate flick of the tongue? How does a tiny turtle hatchling from Florida circle the entire northern Atlantic before returning to the very beach where it hatched? And how can a Komodo dragon kill a water buffalo with a bite only as strong as a domestic cat's?
  • A Question of Worth by Chris Steed (MSc 2004) 30 January 2017 How do we measure worth and success? Can we economically quantify human value, flourishing and satisfaction? In a market economy, is it true that we must also have a market society?
  • Alumni in Queen's New Year's honours 2017 19 January 2017 Following the announcement of the Queen’s New Year's Honours list, we're delighted to congratulate Bristol alumni who have been recognised for their outstanding achievements and service.
  • Top 7 reasons to come back to Bristol in 2017 4 January 2017 Throughout the year, Bristol's alumni and friends flock from all corners of the globe to reconnect with their city. Steeped in history with a thriving culture of arts, engineering and innovation, it's not hard to see why students choose Bristol - or why they keep coming back after graduation. Here are our top picks for 2017:
  • 'Tis the season 14 December 2016 A festive song performed by the award-winning student a capella group, The Bristol Suspensions, with season’s greetings from all of us at the University of Bristol.
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