University of Bristol

Reports

Bristol student who took her own life had mental health disorder ignored, judge rules

Natasha Abrahart’s parents argued that her university failed to make allowances for her social anxiety disorder.

‘Simply inconceivable’ university didn’t owe duty of care to student with severe social anxiety, court told

The clinical psychologist specialising in sexual assault: ‘I’ve not had any clients with positive experiences of reporting’

Reports

Bristol Uni staff strike again to protect their pensions, pay and conditions

Despite the disruption to their degrees over the last 18 months, some students are backing their lecturers’ action even if it means more missed learning.

Sexual harassment

Research by University of Bristol Students’ Union reveals half of respondents have experienced sexual harassment

Sexual harassment

After a drinks spiking incident at Pryzm, students speak out on sexual harassment

Why Bristol Uni is taking a more progressive stance on drugs

The uni is going to focus on harm reduction and not punishment when dealing with drugs on campus.

Bristol Uni threatens to set private debt collectors on rent striking students

After a meeting with Rent Strike Bristol, the university has delayed passing on the debt onto private company STA by a month, but are refusing further concessions.

UPDATE: Housing association U-turn means Bristol Uni students spared £1,500 rent payment

First year students at the University of Bristol were told they had to pay rent despite the university closing down because their halls were run by a private provider.

Sacked Bristol Uni temp workers to get coronavirus support after backlash

The university had been criticised for its decision to not enroll 84 temporary staff on the Government Job Retention Scheme. But staff are concerned that the move falls short of full protection.

Private Bristol student housing company refusing rent relief despite coronavirus exodus

Students in university-owned halls aren’t being charged if they’ve moved out, but a group of first-year students in privately owned halls have fallen through the cracks and may be forced to cough up £1,500.

Under fire letting agents to propose rent reduction after 130 students go on strike

Digs letting agency admit email was “insensitive” and say they will speak to landlords about options, including 50% rent reduction.