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:
International Tea Party
19th September 4pm - 7pm
AR2 Bar
A welcome event for all international and home students to come and meet each other. Interested in meeting fellow students from the UK and all over the world? Come along!
Funkytown Roller Disco
20th September 9pm - 2am
Anson Rooms, UBU
Skate til late as the Anson Rooms is transformed into a retro themed roller disco. Glide along to our in-house DJs who will bring you a mixture of 70s and 80s disco tunes to get you in the weekend mood!
Bristol People's Climate March
21st September 2:30pm - 5pm
Castle Park to College Green
Bristol will be marching alongside cities around the world, including NYC and London to show world leaders that we care about climate change.
Mature Students' Welcome
21st September 7:30pm - 10pm
Welcome event for mature students and a chance to meet others.
Snap! at Bunker
21st September 10pm - 3am
The Bunker (on The Triangle)
Collect your card on entry and find your match to win spot prizes and a chance to win big! With DJ’s bringing you the best in party anthems and hundreds of people to meet, you’re guaranteed to walk away from this event with a story to tell.

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Unofficial welcome events

There are a number of rogue organisations claiming to sell tickets for 'official' University of Bristol welcome events when they in fact have no connection to either the University or the Students' Union.

Website Maintenance
UBU website

We're doing some work on our website to get it ready for the new term, so please bear with us!

Tom Phipps: Are you sharing a room in halls?

Approximately 170 students will be offered shared rooms in their hall of residence. Find out why and what your Student Living Officer is doing about it.

UBU Top Tips!

Congratulations, you're coming to Bristol! Check out our top tips and find out why you're going to love this city.

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.

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