p>The University of Bristol is a research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom. It received its Royal Charter in 1909, and its predecessor institution, University College, Bristol, had been in existence since 1876.
Bristol has been named amongst the world's top 30 universities by the QS World University Rankings. A highly selective institution, it has an average of 14 applicants for each undergraduate place.
The University had a total income of £459.2 million in 2012/13, of which £120.1 million was from research grants and contracts.It is the largest independent employer in Bristol.
Current academics include 21 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, 13 Fellows of the British Academy, 13 Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and 40 Fellows of the Royal Society.
Bristol is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities, the European-wide Coimbra Group and the Worldwide Universities Network, of which the University's Vice-Chancellor Eric Thomas was chairman from 2005 to 2007.
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The University Bristol Union (UBU) has 53 sports clubs of which 20 are recognised as Focus Sports Clubs . A Focus Sports Club is eligible for additional support in order to compete at the highest level of student sport. One of the benefits of this is that you'll be covered by UBU's Personal Accident Insurance.
UBU also has a number of sportier societies including martial arts clubs, outdoor activity groups and wellbeing activities
There is a medical service.
The University of Bristol Union (UBU) located on Queen's Road is a founding member of the National Union of Students and is amongst the oldest students' unions in England. The Union oversees the two media outlets of the University, the radio station BURST (Bristol University Radio Station) and the student newspaper Epigram. In terms of student life, the Union is responsible for the organisation of the annual freshers' fair, the co-ordination of Bristol Student Community Action, which organises volunteering projects in the local community, and the organisation of entertainment events and very large number of student societies. Previous presidents have included Sue Lawley and former Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Öpik. There is a separate union for postgraduate students, as well as an athletic union, which is a member of the British Universities & Colleges Sport. In distinction to the 'blues' awarded for sporting excellence at Oxford and Cambridge, Bristol's outstanding athletes are awarded 'reds'.
four main student media groups are:
Epigram - The University of Bristol Independent Student Newspaper
Burst Radio - The University of Bristol Radio Station
Inter:Mission - The University of Bristol online arts and listings magazine
UBTV - The University of Bristol Television Station
All affiliated media products are asked to use the 'Supported by UBU' logo on all forms of print and online promotion. This is because you are all part of the Students' Union and we want people to appreciate the breadth of activity that goes on in Bristol!