School of Humanities
Undergraduate Student Support Office
University of Bristol
11 Woodland Road

Covid-19 Update

The Arts Complex buildings are now open. Full email support is also still available via the School Office Team.

If you do enter the buildings, please note the following:

  • Face coverings must be worn on campus at all times.
  • There is a one-way system throughout the complex that must be followed.
  • Please adhere to social distancing and regular handwashing / sanitising as per current guidelines.

Key contacts

School Office - general queries Tel: +44 (0)117 331 7932
Prospective undergraduate (admissions) queries Tel: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Prospective postgraduate taught (admissions) queries Tel: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Prospective postgraduate research (admissions) queries Tel: +44 (0)117 428 2296/7

School and subject staff

Head of School Professor Martyn Powell
School Manager Mr Ross Robinson
School Education Director Dr Kenneth Austin
School Research Director Professor Josie McLellan
Senior Tutor Ms Katie Hackney
Senior Tutor Dr Sarah Serning
Admissions and Recruitment Tutor Dr Edward Holberton
Impact Director Professor Esther Eidinow

Heads of subject 2020-21

Classics and Ancient History Professor Esther Eidinow
English Professor Andrew Bennett (TB2 only)
History Professor Simon Potter
History of Art Professor Simon Shaw-Miller
Religion and Theology Professor Rupert Gethin

Education officers 2020-2021

Centre for Medieval Studies MA Programme Director Dr Benjamin Pohl
Classics and Ancient History Deputy Head of Subject Dr Vanda Zajko
Director of Examinations Dr Silke Knippschild
Director of Teaching Dr Lyndsay Coo
English Director of Teaching Dr Siân Harris
Director of Examinations Dr Rosalind Powell
MA Programme Director Dr Andrew Blades

MA Creative Writing
Programme Director

Dr Mimi Thebo
English Literature & Community Engagement (ELCE) Director of Part-Time Programmes Dr Marie-Annick Gournet
Mrs Helen Thomas-Hughes
History Director of Teaching Dr Sam Hitchmough
Director of Examinations Dr Lucy Donkin
MA Programme Director

Dr James Freeman

Dr Amy Edwards (TB2)

History of Art Director of Teaching Dr Ann Matchette
  Director of Examinations Dr Peter Dent
  MA Programme Director Dr Lucy Donkin
Liberal Arts Programme Director Dr Karen Skinazi
Religion and Theology   Deputy Head of Subject Dr Rita Langer
Director of Examinations  Dr David Leech 
MA Programme Director Dr Jon Balserak

Office Opening Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 10am-12 noon, 2pm-4pm. 

Wednesday: 10am- 12 noon

Except on University Closure Days

How to find us

You can view the faculty's location and get directions using the University's Google precinct map

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