University of Bristol students’ 24-hour tennis marathon to support mental health

University of Bristol students completed a 24-hour tennis marathon to raise money for mental health services. The marathon was part of the annual Ignit10n event, where more than 600 students take part in over 25 different sports and activities. “I think showing solidarity for our fellow students is really important,” said Issy Hardy, Vice President […]

Anti-racism groups demonstrate against Rivers of Blood stunt

Student anti-racism demonstrators gathered outside the Victoria Rooms on Wednesday to protest recent action by a far-right group in Bristol. The University of Bristol building was the target of a stunt on Monday, in which the fountain water was dyed red, in reference to Enoch Powell’s infamous Rivers of Blood speech. Responsibility for Monday’s action […]

Bristol University to end investment in fossil fuels

Bristol University to end investment in fossil fuels

The University of Bristol has promised to end all investments in fossil fuel companies within the next two years, doubling down on a previous divestment pledge. By seizing investment in coal, oil and gas companies, it became one of three of the UK’s leading universities who have said in the past week that they will […]