Cyclist on Woodland Road outside Arts Complex Address

School of Humanities
Undergraduate Student Support Office
University of Bristol
11 Woodland Road

Key contacts

School Office - general queries Tel: +44 (0)117 331 7932
Prospective undergraduate (admissions) queries Tel: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Prospective postgraduate taught (admissions) queries Tel: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Prospective postgraduate research (admissions) queries Tel: +44 (0)117 428 2296/7

School and subject staff

Head of School Alison Donnell
School Manager Simon Edwards
School Education Director Lyndsay Coo
School Research Director Kate Skinner
Senior Tutor Bryn Thomas
Senior Tutor Sarah Serning
Admissions and Recruitment Tutor Edward Holberton
Impact Director Sumita Mukherjee
Postgraduate Research Officer  Rob Skinner

Heads of subject 2023-24

Classics and Ancient History Shelley Hales
English Samantha Matthews
History James Thompson
History of Art Peter Dent
Religion and Theology Rita Langer

Education officers 2023-2024

Centre for Environmental Humanities MA Environmental Humanities Programme Director

Paul Merchant

Centre for Medieval Studies  MA Medieval Studies Programme Director

Benjamin Pohl (TB1)|
Leonardo Costantini (TB2)

Classics and Ancient History Director of Examinations Isabella Sandwell
Director of Teaching Edwin Shaw
Foundation in Arts and Social Sciences Director of Examinations Nazia Hussein
English Director of Teaching Siân Harris
Director of Examinations Ian Calvert
MA Programme Director Maria Vaccarella

MA Creative Writing
Programme Director

Mimi Thebo
English Literature & Community Engagement (ELCE) Director of Part-Time Programmes Marie-Annick Gournet
Craig Savage
History Director of Teaching

Sam Hitchmough /
John Reeks

Director of Examinations Sarah Jones
MA Programme Director

Will Pooley

History of Art   Director of Teaching Ann Matchette
Director of Examinations Will Hamilton
MA Programme Director

Lucy Donkin /

Mike O’Mahoney (TB2)

Liberal Arts   Programme Director Karen Skinazi
Director of Teaching Emily Derbyshire(TB1)|
Kirsten Harris(TB2)
Director of Examinations Jamie Perry
Religion and Theology   Director of Teaching Benedetta Lomi 
Director of Examinations  Lindsey Davidson

Office Opening Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am -1pm

Except on University Closure Days

How to find us

Navigate the campus using University's Google precinct map

The Arts Complex map (PDF, 1,212kB) will help you find your way around the Faculty of Arts and School of Humanities.

Also check out the 360 footage of the Humanities Building.

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