A good start to 2017 for Bristol!

After a great Christmas, we are off to a good start for 2017.  The famous “Rough Guides” have very recently voted Bristol as one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit (No. 4!).

img_3915This just confirms what we know already – Bristol is a great place to live and work in! In addition, a number of local restaurants have appeared in The Guardian’s “The 50 best breakfast places in the UK“.

Short recruitment trip to Kuala Lumpur

Charl had the pleasure of visiting Malaysia for some recruitment activities (in and around Kuala Lumpur) recently.

img_3128It was a busy time, with visits to the Ministry of Education, a local matriculation college (just outside KL), as well as a British Council Recruitment fair.  More photos from the school visit to appear shortly!

New UoB agreement with the China Scholarship Council

The University of Bristol has just finalised a new agreement with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) for 20 PhD students per year for the next 5 years. This is great news, and Bristol will benefit greatly from this new initiative!

img_2942Charl is currently in Beijing talking to prospective CSC PhD candidates at the International Graduate Scholarship Fair of the CSC.