University of Bristol
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Before the University of Bristol, there was University College, BristolUniversity College, Bristol existed from 1876 to 1909 and was the precursor to the University of Bristol.Its history can be traced back to the efforts of John Percival, headmaster of Clifton College, to press for the establishment of such an institution. In 1872, Percival wrote to the Oxford colleges observing that the provinces lacked a university culture. The following year he produced a pamphlet called 'The Connection of the Universities and the Great Towns', which was well received by Benjamin Jowett, Master of Balliol College, Oxford. Jowett was to become a significant figure, both philosophically and financially, in the establishment of University College, Bristol.In June 1874, a meeting took place at Bristol's Victoria Rooms 'to promote a School of Science and Literature for the West of England'. ...
Small enough to feel warm and friendly but big enough to provide everything most students could want, the University offers both an outstanding academic experience and numerous opportunities to pursue other interests. From sport to culture to politics, there is a club or society to cater for almost every taste.The University is dedicated to environmental sustainability and is working hard to cut carbon emissions. It has won awards for energy efficiency, transport planning and environmentally innovative teaching. When you choose Bristol, you're choosing a university that's committed to safeguarding the environment, now and for the future.*If you take an interest in university league tables, you may like to know that Bristol is in the UK top ten (Times Good University Guide, 2010) and among the top 35 in the world (Times Higher Education/QS World University Rankings, 2009).