In Autumn 2019, Professor Lee Marshall from SPAIS was awarded a BILT Teaching Innovation Grant to organise mindfulness lessons for 1st year Sociology students. Why did you set up this ...
As February storms raged across an already embattled Britain (weather-wise and politically), Michael and I took refuge in the Multifaith Chaplaincy to contemplate why hope might still be possible for us. After ...
Keir and I met in a design studio in the Centre for Innovation. Throughout the interview, staff and students alike would come in to fetch or print things and everyone ...
Last week we hosted the third of our Digital Accessibility events, this time with Dafydd Henke-Reed, Senior Accessibility Consultant with AbilityNet. Dafydd has been diagnosed with Autism and Dyslexia and ...
I am a student with considerable climate anxiety. I worry constantly about how my own actions could possibly lead to the demise of human society and am often left apoplectic ...
University of Bristol students have come together to host a free wellbeing conference open to students, staff and members of the public. ...
Dr Rose Murray is an Associate Director of Learning and Teaching and a Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences. We sat down in Rose's office in the Life Sciences ...
(feature image is from the cover of Jamie's book 'Rainbow Revolutions: Power, Pride and Protest in the Fight for Queer Rights', illustrated by Eve Lloyd Knight ) After winding our ...
Inspired by her work as an occupational therapist, Eithne Hunt, a lecturer at University College Cork, has developed an eight-week programme for first year students transitioning to University. She joined ...
Billie Gavurin is in her third year of studying for a PhD in English and History. Billie is on a Teaching Scholarship and has been at Bristol since her undergraduate degree in English and Classics. I ...
Last week I attended an ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’ training course. I had minor concerns about whether I would be able to use the defibrillator correctly (nailed it) and ...
Hussain Abass is a third-year aerospace engineering student and president of the Islamic Society (or ISoc). We met in the bustling SU Living Room for a poignant discussion on his ...
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A few weeks ago I was asked to give a 5 minute presentation on ‘The Office’. I have re-recorded here. Whether you are new to The Office or have followed ...
'And that's a wrap...' “I'm just sitting here, I ain't saying much I just think And my eyes don't move left or right they just blink” I thought I’d start ...
Work-Life Balance So this is the penultimate episode of The Office! As we draw towards the seasons finale I want to examine a hot topic – work/life balance. And I ...
After enjoying lunch at the Multifaith Chapliancy with fellow students, a recent feature on the Humans of Bristol University series, I entered into ‘Faith Conversations: Well-being and the University’ with ...
Spotlight on 'Voicing Vulnerability' It's lunchtime on Woodland Road. The autumn skylight floods in through the bay window at the Multifaith Chaplaincy. The meeting space is bustling with a few ...
Have you ever attended an event and just thought ‘I wish more people were here to hear this’? That is exactly how I felt all afternoon whilst attending the second ...
Emerging Engineers So before we go any further, a serious health warning, if you are the sort of person who feels the need to reach for the sick bucket whenever ...
Spotlight on 'Supporting Risk' Elsie Aluko is a second year Physics student, and founder of the AfroLit society. We meet to grab a coffee at the Hawthorn's Café and are ...
Amy Palmer, Toby Roberts and Marnie Woodmeade all visited James Norman's 'The Office' project and have shared their experiences below. Amy's reflection: I’d been looking forward to visiting James’ ‘Just ...
covers of the books james has read in 2019
'A reading week special’ Depending on when you are reading this it is either reading week, or it is the Friday before reading week. Either way happy reading week*. Now ...
For some students, their teaching assistants are the biggest source of contact time at University. They co-run our labs, co-deliver field schools, lead reading groups and deliver workshops. We depend ...
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Spotlight on ‘Voicing Vulnerabilities’ Dave Jarman is a Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at the multi-award-winning Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Dave greets me at the Centre which sits high on the Clifton ...