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We are a free, impartial advice service for University of Bristol students. We specialise in academic advice such as appeals, extenuating circumstances, changing your course, and issues relating to your relationship with the University.

Get in touch with Just Ask

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Just Ask team are now working from home. If you want to contact us we would suggest that you use the online form or send us an email. If you need to contact us by phone please leave a message explaining the situation and including your email so we can get back to you. This change means that we will not be offering any face to face meetings or drop ins but can arrange video calls if required.

Online: Fill in our online enquiry form or email us on We can arrange video calls if required.

Phone: 0117 331 8634.

Our opening hours are: 10am - 4pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday // 10am - 2.30pm Friday // Saturday and Sunday closed

For general enquiries about societies, networks or SU activities please contact or call 0117 331 8600.

Who are we?

Advice Manager

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Advice Coordinator

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Advice Coordinator

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Advice Coordinator

Our team is led by Emma Wells, Advice Manager. We have three part time advisers: Anne, Laura and Nicky. Anne works on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Laura works on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Nicky works on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

We can help with any academic issues that you might face during your time at University of Bristol. This includes extenuating circumstances, plagiarism, appeals, complaints and more.

Our Policies

Service Standard
Confidentiality Statement 2019

When you contact us for advice we will open a secure case file for you and record your personal information, details of your enquiry and any advice given will be recorded and stored securely in line with the Data Protection Act 2018. Just Ask has a legitimate interest (Article 6 GDPR) in processing client data, including enquiry/case details. As such consent isn’t required when processing client’s data as part of their enquiry/case, unless special category data is being collected which isn’t integral to service provision, but can inform the Advice Service Manager of any trends.

Information will be used for statistical purposes only and will not identify you when compiling reports. If you do not wish for us to open a case file for you, you can opt out of this. Please indicate that you wish to opt out when you contact us.

We hold the Advice Quality Standard, which provides you with assurance that we have met certain criteria that demonstrate a commitment to quality.