Nonesuch: spring 2017

Discover more about your University in our spring edition of Nonesuch (PDF 3.02 MB).  

Capturing talent

Bristol Scholars is the widening participation scheme that has been turning heads since its launch earlier this year, providing alternative entry routes into the University of Bristol on the basis of potential. 

Canary Wharf meets Copenhagen

Professor Hugh Brady, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Bristol unveils plans for a new campus in the heart of the city’s new Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone. 

Bristol's 20/20 vision

Dr Kirsten Cater from the Centre for Innovation talks about the radical new programmes offered at Bristol that will develop future entrepreneurs with the skills they’ll need to thrive in their future careers. 

7 things you didn't know about Sir Paul Nurse

Bristol’s new Chancellor Sir Paul Nurse is not one to shy away from a challenge. Nonesuch reveals some surprising facts about one of the world’s most celebrated scientists. 

A natural progression

Dr Emma Brennand (PhD 2008) was part of the team that created Planet Earth II with Sir David Attenborough. The nature enthusiast talks about Bristol, the highs and lows of filming, and why nature documentaries should feature more ants. 

Scaling the wall

Big White Wall, a safe online community offering peer and professional support, is allowing Bristol to help more students with mental health difficulties get the assistance they need to achieve their full potential.