Our plans for teaching in 2021/22

COVID-19 has presented challenges for everyone over the last year, but it has also presented opportunities for us to learn and to re-think our teaching and learning strategies and environment to give students an academic experience with a Bristol flavour – rich in research, helping you to apply your knowledge in different contexts, and challenging you to think in new ways.

As you consider your plans for university from September 2021 – we know many of you have questions about what teaching will look like at Bristol. Here, Professor Tansy Jessop, our Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education – explains how getting students on to campus, safely, is at the heart of our planning:

Your experience

Your Bristol experience will be about much more than studying. As you continue to make a decision about your university place, read more about:

Advice from current students

Isy and Caitlin share their tips on utilising our Peer Mentoring Scheme and our Peer Assisted Study Sessions, as well as making the most of blended learning (digital and on-campus) learning.

Peer Mentoring

(Watch on YouKu)

Peer Assisted Study Sessions

Blended learning

(Watch on YouKu)

Offer holders

To meet others planning on joining you in Bristol from September, join our Facebook groups:

Undergraduate offer holders facebook group

Postgraduate taught offer holders facebook group 


Advice about the application process for 2021 entry and how we can support you. 

This information is for new students planning to start at the University from September 2021.

We have made every effort to ensure all details are correct as of June 2021. Once your place at the University has been confirmed, you will be emailed directly with specific information about registration and delivery plans for your course/programme. 

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