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Love at first sight: Your Bristol love stories 8 February 2018 Countless alumni meet their partners at Bristol. For some, it's love at first sight and for others it takes a little more convincing (and dancing), but however they started, our alumni are still going strong, even decades later.
  • ‘Britain and Bristol gave me roots, and America gave me wings,’ Laura Trevelyan (BSc 1990), BBC World News America Anchor 18 April 2018 As part of the ‘Made in Bristol’ interview series, alumna Laura Trevelyan takes us through her journey from Bristol to BBC World News America Anchor.
  • Alumni communities: the building blocks of a global network 18 April 2018 By Ely J Kahn
  • Message from the Chair: Our move towards internationalisation 18 April 2018 An update from Lesley Silvester, Chair of the University of Bristol US Foundation
  • The Murder of Mary Ashford: The Crime that Changed English Legal History by Naomi Clifford (BA 1979) 27 March 2018 Naomi Clifford (BA 1979) was born in London in 1958, gained a degree in history from Bristol University and worked for many years in magazine publishing. Her latest book Women and the Gallows 1797-1837: Unfortunate Wretches explores the stories of women hanged in England and Wales. Her next book, to be published in May 2018, looks at the notorious murder of Mary Ashford in Erdington in 1817.
  • Update on latest UCU industrial action 23 March 2018 In February, members of the University and College Union (UCU) at 61 universities took part in strike action over proposed changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), a pension scheme for academic and professional staff. Talks are taking place nationally, on behalf of all universities, to resolve the situation.
  • Music in the West Country by Stephen Banfield 13 March 2018 Music in the West Country by Emeritus Professor of Music Stephen Banfield is the first regional history of music in England. Ranging over seven hundred years, from the minstrels, waits, and cathedral choristers of the fourteenth century to the Bristol Sound of the late twentieth, the book explores the region's soundscape, from its gateway cities of Bristol and Salisbury in the east to the Isles of Scilly in the west, and examines music-making in tiny villages as well as conditions in important centres such as Bath, Exeter, Plymouth, and Bournemouth.
  • University of Bristol’s London Marathon 2018 Team 14 February 2018 Bristol alumni are running the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018 for cardiovascular research at the University of Bristol.
  • Love at first sight: Your Bristol love stories 8 February 2018 Countless alumni meet their partners at Bristol. For some, it's love at first sight and for others it takes a little more convincing (and dancing), but however they started, our alumni are still going strong, even decades later.
  • Timinology by Tim Leach (LLB 2006) 8 February 2018 How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation through a dating guru changed Tim Leach’s life
  • Vote 100: Spotlight on the sixties 1 February 2018 How far have women’s rights come since getting the vote 100 years ago? The early 1960s saw a boom in the number of women going into higher education with over 26,000 girls at university. With the introduction of the contraceptive pill and revision of the Married Women's Property Act, things began to change for women in the UK. We asked Carol Southworth (née Smith) (BA 1965) what it was like for a woman at the University during the ‘swinging sixties’.
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