Virtual resources for students
The University of Bristol is pleased to be able to offer its prospective students a selection of virtual resources to support home-learning and super-curricular development.
Sign-up here for exclusive UoB virtual content
Simply complete the form found here to gain access to our exclusive online content.
By signing up to access our virtual resources, you are signing up to a fantastic opportunity to enrich and broaden your knowledge in a particular subject, as well as to gain more information about the university application process and student life at the University of Bristol.
Our resources have been specifically designed to support students in Year 12, Year 13, and those who are undertaking an Access to HE qualification. The presentations, videos, and recommended resources for faculties should give you an insight into what it could be like to study your subject of interest at the University of Bristol, whilst at the same time extending your super-curricular knowledge, and enhancing your UCAS application.
What type of resources can you expect?
The below options should give you an idea of the types of content that you will be able to access once you sign up with us.
We will be uploading faculty-specific (e.g. Science, Arts & Humanities, Health Sciences, Engineering, etc.) every week. This content will include academic lectures delivered by academic staff and PhD researchers, questions and activities that you can complete alongside set videos, a selection of recommended resources for each faculty (e.g. reading list, podcasts, etc.).
You can read the summaries of the content being offered by each faculty here.
HE information and guidance
We will be uploading talks from our widening participation team and our student ambassadors on a range of topics, such as: student finance, factors to consider when choosing your university, personal statements, student life at the University of Bristol, and more.
You can access the non-academic information and guidance created by our team here.
Interactive 'Meet & Engage' live sessions
Life as an Economics student at the University of Bristol
Thursday 9 July 2020 16:30-17:30
An opportunity to find out what it's like to study Economics at the University of Bristol, both academically and socially, from the people who really know - current undergraduate students.
Applying for University during Coronavirus
Tuesday 14 July, 16:00-17:00
In the final week of the school academic calendar, members of the University of Bristol’s Widening Participation and Outreach Team will reflect on a disrupted term and help you get ahead and prepare for your own university application in the coming autumn. You can ask questions about writing your own Personal Statement and UCAS application, and find out how universities are preparing to receive applicants from a cohort whose education has been impacted by the Coronavirus.
Bioengineering human organs
Wednesday 15 July, 16:00-17:00
Come talk to the experts behind our Bioengineering lecture series about processes, techniques and knowledge needed to grow viable human organs. It also explores the challenges of creating bioink to 3D print human organs. Speak to current UG and PG students from the Faculties of Life Sciences and Engineering.
Studying Medicine at Bristol
Thursday 16 July, 16:00-17:00
You are invited to Meet and Engage with the University of Bristol's Medical School staff and students, and find out what it's really like to study Medicine at Bristol. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about our integrated and dynamic curriculum and find out how we develop doctors with intellectual depth, who have the flexibility, resilience and integrity to respond to the challenges of 21st century, global healthcare environments.
Year 12 & 13 subject specific taster events coming in the autumn term!
Make sure you complete this sign up form to get all the details straight to your inbox.
COVID-19: Advice for our prospective students
We appreciate that this is a worrying and difficult time and recognise many of you are understandably anxious, given the unprecedented circumstances the world faces with the current coronavirus pandemic.
You can find our latest info and advice for prospective students here.
Teachers & Educators
If you're a teacher/educator looking to find out how the University can support your students, you can sign up to our virtual schools & colleges newsletter here.