Student handbook, 2015/16 edition

Printed copies of the Student Handbook are distributed to new students at registration. Each section is presented as a separate PDF, with links to other information. The Student Handbook 2015 (PDF, 1,190kB) is also available as a single PDF.

Introduction

  • Purpose of this handbook
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Brief facts about the University
  • Key dates for 2015/16

Introduction (PDF, 27kB)

Section 1 - Academic matters

  • Faculty and school contacts
  • Attendance
  • Examinations and assessment
  • Development opportunities

Academic Matters (PDF, 34kB)

Section 2: Study skills and resources

  • Study skills
  • Study tips
  • Library services
  • Information literacy skills
  • IT skills
  • MyBristol
  • IT services
  • Language and literacy skills

Study skills and resources (PDF, 101kB)

Section 3: Money matters

  • Fees and insurance
  • Council Tax
  • Student funding arrangements

Money Matters (PDF, 46kB)

Section 4: Student support

  • Health care
  • Counselling
  • Careers and job opportunities
  • Mature students and student parents
  • Disabled students
  • International students
  • Multifaith Chaplaincy
  • Catering
  • Personal security and crime prevention
  • Accommodation
  • Green issues

Student support (PDF, 148kB)

Section 5: Sport, leisure and travel

  • Sport
  • Cultural activities
  • Travel

Sport. leisure and travel (PDF, 78kB)

Section 6: Students’ Union

  • Introduction to the Students' Union
  • Elected Officers 2015/16
  • Activities
  • Representation and advice
  • Facilities

Students' Union (PDF, 83kB)

Section 7: Regulations and policies

  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Academic matters
  • Use of facilities
  • Glossary of University terminology
  • Faculties and academic schools

Regulations and policies (PDF, 184kB)

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