Experience a range of encounters with Higher Education and see first-hand what Student Life means to current students. These sessions explore Higher Education in more detail and support progression.

Building Human Towers

Watch the extraordinary Human Towers of Catalan, in Spain. Explore what makes people take risks in this dangerous and exciting tradition and why it matters so much to the people of Catalan.  Get creative and invent your own cultural or sporting tradition.

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Forensic Science Workshop

Learn how Forensic Scientists solve crimes using DNA analysis. You’ll watch how to extract DNA from fruit and have a go at solving your own murder mystery. Helping to solve crimes is just one job you might not have expected possible with a biology or chemistry degree.

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Funding for HE

Confused about student funding? Not sure what to make of the headlines and interested in finding out more? This 30-minute video explains how the English funding system works for full-time students going into Higher Education at university.

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Test your knowledge of words used when we talk about Higher Education. How much do you know?

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Student Accommodation

Explore the main types of student accommodation available, weigh up the pros and cons and decide what accommodation may be best for you. Feeling creative? Design your own student room!

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Tech in Sport

Technology has revolutionised sport. Find out about its history starting 2,000 years ago on the race track at Olympia to today’s high tech football boots. Explore engineering’s impact on players and spectators and design your own sports tech product for the future.

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Student Societies

Clubs and societies are a great way to make new friends, try new things, explore interests and develop a wide range of skills while having fun. There are hundreds (probably thousands) of societies across the country. University of Bristol students have made these videos about just some of the societies on offer.

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