Current international students

Latest coronavirus advice

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Important information

For practical information, you can contact Student Services. See latest newsletters and student blogs

You can request confidential support via our main wellbeing access route. See confidentiality statement

Free, confidential advice and support

During your time in Bristol, you will face challenges, but we have a range of support to help you through difficulties. Below are some international specific support channels. See the confidentiality statement.

Support for students not in the UK 

  • Most of the above support is available to you wherever you are. You can continue to access our wellbeing support 24/7 - just fill in the online form and an advisor will connect you with the right support.
  • International Student Assist Programme - we can connect you to a local counsellor in over 160 countries for up to 6 free sessions. For more information, you can watch a short information video. You can request this by completing the wellbeing request form

Practical support

Academic support

You will be allocated a Personal Tutor or Supervisor (research students only) who can help with academic or personal development and advice on your studies. Contact your school for more information. You can also use the below free support.

Student community and events

Follow us on WeChat

Follow the Student Inclusion WeChat account for updates and information on events from across the university. Posts are in English.

Our other social media channels

Report and Support

If you experience or witness incidents of racism, prejudice of any kind, or harassment:

Useful videos

Find out about UK laws that protect you from abuse, and what to do if you experience it by watching a recording of our webinar Responding to Racism which we ran in partnership with SARI (Stand Against Racism and Inequality) and the police (recording begins at 01:00).

You can also watch recordings from our anti-racism webinar series, including one on racial abuse and microaggressions

Anti-Chinese racism on campus

How to report hate crimes and Sinophobia on campus / 如何举报仇恨犯罪和仇外心理

Postgraduate Research students can also: ​

International student newsletters

Periodically we send our international students additional information we think may be useful in a newsletter. Previous editions: 

December 2020

February 2021

March 2021

April 2021

June 2021 

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