School support (Post 16 education)

Accessing libraries:

Teachers and students (A-level projects, Extended Project Qualification, International Baccalaureate, etc.) from local schools and colleges in and around Bristol are welcome to make use of our Visitor Scheme to consult our printed collections.‚Äč Use of University computers and electronic materials is not available to visitors.

Please note that the Visitor Scheme is intended for individual visits. Please make sure you avail yourself of the conditions of entry and prepare for your visit by checking the information on our Visitor Access page and by making use of the resources listed below.

Note that only the Arts & Social Sciences Library is accessible by visitors. To consult items from other libraries, please use our Book Retrieval Service. The online request form outlines the procedure and conditions for this service.

Other useful resources:

Our Project research process webpage may be helpful for EPQ and A-Level students.

Our Study Skills resource, developed as part of the Bristol Futures initiative, has much content that is relevant to and freely accessible by school students.

Our page of freely available research resources lists online scholarly publications which students may find useful.

We also recommend the free online course entitled 'Preparing for University', which runs regularly on the FutureLearn website.

If you have any further queries about access for schools, please email us on

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