Meet our 2024 London Marathon runners raising money for Healthy Minds

Legs of runners wearing race bibs on pavement

In April 2024, a group of five Bristol alumni, two students and a member of staff are taking on the 2024 London Marathon in support of the University’s Healthy Minds programme.

This programme supports students to take positive steps towards improving the way they feel through a varied and socially engaging programme of physical activity and has now supported over 500 students in improving their wellbeing.

Each runner is aiming to raise at least £2,000 for Healthy Minds, and you can support them via their JustGiving pages linked below.

Introducing this year’s runners… (more…)

Applications open for student telephone fundraising team!

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We are currently recruiting for student callers to work on our spring 2024 telephone fundraising campaign. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly team in which you can build your skills, make a difference, and gain fundraising experience. Applications can be submitted through our online form. (more…)

Applications open for student telephone fundraising team!

Two student callers wearing headsets smile and use a computer.

We are currently recruiting for student callers to work on our 2023/24 Telephone Fundraising Campaign. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly team in which you can build your skills, make a difference, and gain fundraising experience. Applications can be submitted through our online form. (more…)

From undergraduate to alum: A Bristol story

Helen celebrates her graduation with a smile, as she stands outside the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, dressed in her cap and gown.

Recent graduate Helen (BA 2023) took on a Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Summer Internship, working in the University of Bristol’s Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO). We caught up with her to hear about her internship experience, how she feels transitioning from graduate to alum, and her advice for current students.

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‘I don’t know exactly what I want to do when I leave Bristol, but I do know that the Futures Scholarship is helping me get there’: Maja on her Futures Scholarship

Futures Scholar Maja is smiling at the camera. She is wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark denim jacket, and is standing in front of a tree and a building with white pillars.

First-year Veterinary Nursing student Maja discusses the valuable experience she has gained and how her Futures Scholarship is helping her pursue her career ambitions.  (more…)

‘My scholarship has given me the space and the freedom to explore my path’: Chinelo on her Black Bristol Scholarship

University of Bristol student Chinelo Etiaba wears professional attire as she smiles, sitting in a garden with a stone wall behind her.

Chinelo is studying a Master’s by Research in Cellular and Molecular Medicine and accessed an Opportunity Bristol Scholarship through the Black Bristol Scholarship Programme.   (more…)

‘Having these funds means that I have more time to dedicate to my studies and career development’: Hind on her Futures Scholarship

University of Bristol student Hind Almaqdisi is wearing a bright pink cardigan, standing in front of a stone wall and smiling off into the distance

Second-year Law student Hind talks about what having a Futures Scholarship means to her and how it has helped her studies.

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Celebrating our Scholars

Five of our amazing Scholars are smiling at the camera, standing behind a blue photo frame, which has the University of Bristol logo on and the hashtag 'We Are Bristol Uni'
Scholars connecting at the event

Last month, the University of Bristol welcomed over 130 alumni, friends, Scholars and staff to the 2023 Scholarships Celebration event. This event is an opportunity to celebrate our incredible Scholars and their achievements, and for them to connect with fellow scholarship students and donors.   (more…)

Meet our London Marathon runners raising money for Healthy Minds

This Sunday, an incredible group of five Bristol alumni and staff members are taking on the 2023 London Marathon in support of the University’s Healthy Minds programme.

This programme helps students who are experiencing mental health difficulties by providing a bespoke physical activity plan and access to sports facilities. Students are paired with a mentor – a member of the University fitness team with advanced mental health training – who coaches them throughout their time on the programme.

Each runner is aiming to raise at least £2,000 for Healthy Minds, and you can support them via their JustGiving pages linked below.

Introducing this year’s runners…

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