During Welcome Week (Sunday to Friday, 10am-5pm) Help desks are located at:
The desks are there to help with any queries including directions, registration and student matters in general.
The Hawthorns helpdesk has additional information and stands, including the University travel and transport stand and a Bristol SU stand.
The University travel and transport stand includes:
- a free cycle clinic, open Monday to Friday 10 am to 3 pm.
- a cycle lock and light sale.
- a sustainability stand, open Monday to Friday 11 am to 2 pm.
- a Travelwest stand, open Tuesday and Thursday.
The Bristol SU stand will have Bristol SU merchandise available and information on the SU. This stand is open from Monday to Thursday 9 am to 4 pm.
In the event of an emergency, call Security Services' 24-hour number:
+44 (0)117 331 1223 (internal 112233)
If you need an ambulance, call 999 first, then call Security Services immediately afterwards.
If you are feeling suicidal or are worried about yourself or someone close to you, The Samaritans are available 24 hours a day on 116 123 (free from landlines and mobiles in the UK).
For queries about your programme of study contact your faculty office in the first instance, except for students in Social Sciences and Law, who should contact their school office, as listed below:
Faculty of Arts
Tel +44 (0)117 331 8458
Faculty of Life Sciences
Tel +44 (0)117 331 1535
Faculty of Engineering
Tel +44 (0)117 954 5130 or +44 (0)117 331 5834
Faculty of Health Sciences
Tel +44 (0)117 331 1676
- Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Tel +44 (0)117 928 9952 or +44 (0)117 331 7261
Faculty of Social Sciences and Law Schools
- School of Economics, Finance and Management
- School of Education
- University of Bristol Law School
- School for Policy Studies
- School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel +44 (0)117 394 1649
Hotels and guesthouses
If you arrive before your accommodation is ready, use our Where to stay page to find hotel and guesthouse accommodation.