Bristol University

Lecturer Sacked For 'Not Securing Enough Grant Money' For University

The Huffington Post UK | Nick Winchester | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A lecturer who was allegedly sacked by Bristol University for failing to secure enough grant money is at the centre of a campaign to have her reinstat...

'Transphobic' Posters At Bristol University Tell Women 'Men Know Better Than You'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

"Transphobic" posters appearing around Bristol University telling women "men know better than you" have left furious students "disgusted". The post...

Sign Me Up: The Green Surge Is a Generation's Call for Change

Matt Field | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Matt Field

The Green surge is still in its infancy, but it is being driven by a combination of environmentalists, disillusioned students and disgruntled voters up and down the country who want their views to be properly represented in parliament.

Charlie Hebdo Won't Be On Sale At Bristol Uni, Might Violate 'Safe Space' Policy

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Controversial magazine Charlie Hebdo may have made its way across the Channel to newsagents in the UK, but it won't be on sale at Bristol University a...

What To Do If You Find A Trans Person In The Bathroom

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The University of Bristol's LGBT+ Society has issued a series of steps for concerned members of the public who find themselves in the same public bath...

In Defence of Sexy Costumes

Georgina Wootton | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Georgina Wootton

It is not an issue of women who go out wearing negligées, it is an issue of misogyny and men who have no idea how to treat women... If you want to dress up as a sexy nurse, or a sexy doughnut, or a sexy caterpillar, or just a regular unsexy caterpillar, I don't see a problem. Go forth and enjoy your night.

15 Reasons You Know You're A Bristol Student

The Huffington Post UK | Isobel Cockerell | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

In the far-flung reaches of the West Country, Bristol students have the best of all worlds. (Almost) Oxbridge-worthy intelligence meets the thumpi...

These Bubbles Will Deliver Your Email

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech

Yes, it's already possible to get email and text messages on your phone. Also on your laptop, your wrist, in your car, on your eyeballs, while you'...

Student Scores Top Grades Despite Cancer Battle

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student diagnosed with testicular cancer and who underwent three cycles of chemotherapy in the middle of his A-level exams has scored a string of to...

Top Ten Most Shocking Stories Of 2012

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

The last 12 months have been characterised by some of the most shocking stories we at the Huffington Post UK can remember. The near fatal collapse...

Top Universities To Offer Free Online Courses

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Leading universities are backing a new venture offering students free access to courses. Futurelearn, launched by the Open University, will bring t...

Bristol Christian Union Backs Down Over 'Women Speaker Ban'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Bristol Christian Union has backtracked on its controversial policy which did not allow women to speak at the society, unless they were accompanied by...

Uni's Christian Society Has 'Always' Banned Women From Teaching

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Women have "always" been banned from teaching at Christian Union meetings, and the Bristol University society's compromise to allow women to speak wit...

Lucy Sherriff

University's Christian Union Bans Women From Speaking At Meetings | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

UPDATE: Bristol University Christian Union's decision to ban women is not a new policy and has been around for several years, it has since emerged. ...

Student Found Dead After First Day At Uni May Have Been 'Crushed To Death In Bin Lorry'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

UPDATE: Police have said they are not treating Garrett Elsey's death as suspicious. The post mortem of a Canadian student who was killed after retu...

Canadian Student Found Dead Had Only Been In UK For One Day

PA | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A man whose body was found at a recycling plant had only been in the UK a day before his death, it has emerged. Canadian student Garrett Elsey, 22,...

'Forget Cyberbullying, Texting At Night Is The Real Concern'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Texting late at night is worse for children than watching television as it disrupts children's sleep and memory cycle and hinders learning, a leading ...