Staying in Bristol over the Spring break

Some students will be staying in Bristol over the Spring break so we have pulled together a list of events and opportunities to stay connected.

Thursday 7 April, 1-3pm: Eastville Walk with Bristol Steppin Sistas

Monday 11 April 12-1:30pm: Pizza and board games in the Global Lounge

Tuesday 12 and 19 April 1-2pm: Bible reading group at the Multifaith Chaplaincy

Tuesday 12 April 9:30-5pm: Writing Retreat at Beacon House

Tuesday 12 April 2:30-4:30pm: Managing and maintaining mental health online workshop

Thursday 14 April 2:30-4pm: Weird British festivals with tea and cake in the Global Lounge

Thursday 14 April 9:30-5pm: Online study lounge 

Wednesday 20 April 10-11am: Breakfast in the Global Lounge 

For students in University of Bristol residences, the ResiLife team has organised a series of events.

You can also see ideas for what to do over the break as suggested by Victoria, Student Champion for Student Communication. Did you know that University of Bristol students get free entry to the Botanical Gardens? There is an Easter sculpture festival taking place over the break.

The Global Lounge

As well as the above events, you can continue to use the Global Lounge to study, meet and help yourself to unlimited tea coffee and biscuits during opening hours.

Easter holiday opening hours:

We are open Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm from 4 April to 14 April.

From 15 to 19 April the University (and Global Lounge) is closed.

From 20 to 22 April we are open from 9 am to 5 pm; normal opening hours (9 am to 6 pm) resume from 25 April.

Staying active

Online activity is available through our app, YouTube channel, social media and website. You can exercise at your own pace, in your own space. Check out the timetable for live events, and on demand classes.

Active 6 is special offer providing unlimited access to gym, swim, fitness classes and outdoor tennis. Six weeks access for £49.99.  Included for students is the BUCS Universal membership giving access to gyms at over 70 different universities around the UK – perfect for if you are travelling to visit friends. You can also pay from £4 to use facilities such as the gym and swimming pool without a membership.

It is not too late to get involved in the Bristol Run Series 2022. Sign up online for the in-person events and virtual challenges, and get your hands on the prized t-shirts and medals.

Student support and university building opening hours

You can continue to use our student support over the break. See information about opening hours and services. 





Easter Sculpture Festival

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