Current international students
Check the Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage for current information on health, visa, assessments and support.
If you have any questions or concerns you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
International student handbook
Download the International student handbook 2019 (PDF, 3,751kB) for essential information on living in the UK and services available to support you.
Please continue to check this page regularly for updated information on virtual events.
30 March 2020, 11 am -12 pm, Responding to racism and discrimination webinar
'Racism, bullying, harassment and discrimination are not acceptable. Join us for an online webinar to find out more about the support available from the University, the Police, and SARI (Stand Against Racism & Inequality). You'll be able to hear how responding to hate crime swiftly and firmly will ensure that we stop it sooner and keep our communities safer.' The webinar will take place on Blackboard, you can join here.
20 March 2020, 2 pm Facebook live Q&A (Facebook account not required to watch)
Unfortunately due to a technical error, this event did not record. Questions asked have been addressed and the FAQs on the coronavirus page have been updated.
18 March, 10 am Facebook live Q&A (Facebook account not required to watch)
Viewers in China can watch a recording on Youku.
Skip to 3:40 to the start of the recording.
Bristol Students' Union (SU)
Bristol SU is independent from the University and is run by students for students. Find out about:
Build your community
The Students' Union (SU) is run by students for students, and can support all aspects of your student life. Grow your network by joining a student group, volunteering or joining a wide range of events.
Build your community and share your experiences through socials, campaigns, forums and more. There are also 12 other networks which you may like to join.
Network with a community of over 3,500 postgraduate researchers. Find out about the Personal and Professional Development Programme, PGR Hub, upcoming events and join the BCD Bulletin for fortnightly updates.
A full calendar of events will be available for students, ranging from celebrating international festivals such as Diwali, Nowruz or Thanksgiving to visiting nearby UK places of interest, such as Stonehenge, Cheddar Gorge or Cardiff.
BISC is an external organisation which supports international students living in Bristol through a programme of weekly events and trips. It is a charity with a Christian ethos open to students of all faiths and no faith.
The Multifaith Chaplaincy is a thriving supportive centre which welcomes all staff and students at the university, regardless of their belief.
Read about other students' experiences they navigate life in the UK and study in Bristol.
Find out about getting support from students who have been here longer (this is available for first year undergraduate students only).
If you experience or witness any incidents of prejudice or harassment connected with Coronavirus, or with anything else:
Discover our Be More Empowered (BME) for Success Programme.
Nilaari is a culturally appropriate counselling service providing help and support for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people.
If you feel Nilaari would help you you can receive up to 5 free counselling sessions.
Find the help you need to succeed.