International students

Welcome to the Library!

Angela JoyceYour International Librarian is Angela Joyce. She is based in the Arts and Social Sciences Library on the first floor, in the Subject Librarians' office, and offers support to any international students studying at the University of Bristol.

Do you have any library questions?

Come and see me or email me.


Telephone: 0117 3316790

Study skills collection - ground floor of Arts and Social Sciences Library

Books and eBooks for you to borrow.  Also check out New Books and eBooks for international students. Recommended:

  • Jeanne Godfrey:  Reading and making notes
  • Martin Hewings: Advanced grammar in use
  • Cerys Evans: Studying in the UK
  • Kate Williams: Time management


  • Sarah Moore: The ultimate study skills handbook
  • Christine Talbot: Studying at a distance
  • Rowena Murray: How to survive your viva
  • Oxford English Dictionary

Study skills websites and help for international students:

Library glossary – common library words

Skills@Library Study skills website from Leeds University Library

Plagiarism information and advice for students

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