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Marking boycott postponed after 2 percent pay increase offered

16 Apr 2014 - News

Marking boycott postponed after 2 percent pay increase offered

The University and College Union (UCU) has agreed to postpone the planned marking boycott after its members were offered a 2% pay increase.

Letter to Eric Thomas

14 Apr 2014 - #MakeThemPay

Letter to Eric Thomas

A letter to Vice-Chancellor Eric Thomas expressing concern over the marking boycott and proposal to withhold 100% of pay from staff who participate. Please edit according to your year of...

University pricing lecturers out of protest

14 Apr 2014 - #MakeThemPay

University pricing lecturers out of protest

The University has announced that it will withhold 100% of pay from staff who participate in the marking boycott. This boycott is the only remaining leverage to staff; to undermine...

University of Bristol threatens marking boycott staff with no pay

12 Apr 2014 - News

University of Bristol threatens marking boycott staff with no pay

Following the UCU’s controversial marking boycott, the University of Bristol has countered with a statement announcing that any member of staff taking part in the boycott will have 100% of...

Higher fees causing loans to be paid late or never

11 Apr 2014 - News

Higher fees causing loans to be paid late or never

A recent study has shown that nearly three quarters of graduates will be unable to pay off their student loans. The study, commissioned by the Sutton Trust and written by...

UoB take on UWE in Bristol Boat Race 20th anniversary

05 Apr 2014 - Sport

UoB take on UWE in Bristol Boat Race 20th anniversary

University of Bristol Boat Club Captain, Stephanie Harris, previews the upcoming Varisty boat race on Saturday 26th April.

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Bristol student killed in tragic cycling accident

Bristol student killed in tragic cycling accident

August Atkinson, a 5th year Veterinary Sciences student, has died in a cycling accident in Derbyshire.

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UCU industrial action: a timeline

Bristol’s students have been flooded with emails throughout the year, what feels like every fortnight, about the different types of strike action occurring on campus where ...

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Big Dave carrying on Jesus’ work: politics and religion should not be mixed

This week Prime Minister David Cameron claimed that ‘Jesus invented the Big Society 2,000 years ago’, Britain should be ‘more confident’ about its ‘status as a Chri...

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Epigrump: Sport relief...relief for who?

With Sport Relief taking place last weekend, millions of pounds have been donated to good causes across the world. Some of you reading this may even have been generous enough...

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Who will save the river dolphin?

In Bangladesh, the river dolphin is in danger. The Ganges river dolphin is one of the few in the world to live entirely in freshwater and there are less than 1000 individuals...

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UoB take on UWE in Bristol Boat Race 20th anniversary

University of Bristol Boat Club Captain, Stephanie Harris, previews the upcoming Varisty boat race on Saturday 26th April. ...
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Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory has done it again with 'Arcadia'

Jon Berry got VIP tickets to Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia by Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory and loved every second of it.  ...
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From BIMM To BBC - Interview With George Ezra

George Ezra has one of those refreshingly organic success stories that you rarely come across in today’s music world. Starting out at Bristol’s very own Institute of Modern ...
R.I.P. BBC3 - Short lived and not missed

R.I.P. BBC3 - Short lived and not missed

BBC director general Tony Hall has unveiled plans to axe BBC3 as a linear channel. The move, which comes as part of efforts to save £700m a year by 2017, means that BBC3 will b...

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