Welcome to Bristol

Congratulations on your results. Check out our new student page to find out what's going on during Welcome Week

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Events & gigs:
Make Sunday Special
7th September 11am - 3pm
City Centre
Make Sunday Special is back! For one Sunday a month, streets in the city centre will be closed to cars in favour of play, performance, market stalls and fun activities.
UBU Welcome Fair
26th September 11am - 6pm
Bristol Harbourside
We will be transforming the vibrant Bristol Harbourside into a bustling market place full of stalls, live music and entertainment for the Welcome Fair.
Pizza and Board Games
26th September 7pm - 11pm
AR2 Bar
Come along, meet new people and make great friends over a free slice of pizza and a good ol' fashioned board game.
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Manchester Orchestra
27th September 7:30pm - 11pm
Anson Rooms
Due to huge demand for their April Tour (their London show sold out in one hour), Manchester Orchestra will return to the UK in September off the back of brand new record, 'Cope'.
Vance Joy
29th September 7:30pm - 11pm
Anson Rooms
Following hot on the heels of breakthrough hit Riptide; Australian sensation Vance Joy will be bringing his headline tour to the Anson Rooms in September as part of a string of UK dates.

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We've been reducing our environmental impact!

UBU staff have increased recycling rates and saved over 1 tonne of CO2 by travelling sustainably this summer.

UBU becomes an accredited Living Wage employer

UBU has become one of the first organisations in the Students' Union sector to become an accredited Living Wage Employer.

UBU achieves full Investors in Diversity accreditation

Alice Phillips explains what the Investors in Diversity accreditation means for UBU.

Varsity Series raises over £5k for local charities

The annual sporting event that sees UoB students take on UWE raised £5318.60 for Bristol charities; Off the Record and Creative Youth Network.

Tom Phipps: Exciting opportunity to change a life

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