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Advertise with Bristol SU

Students make up a hugely important segment of the consumer market. We know everything there is to know about our students, so Bristol SU is the best place to promote your brand or advertise your product to the University of Bristol student population.

The University of Bristol has 26,000 students enrolled and all students automatically become members of Bristol SU on arrival. The number of students is going to rise by about 5,000 over the next few years so your market is continually growing.

Whether you want a short-term boost to a current campaign, or to build a longer-term relationship, we can assist. We offer direct contact with our students, online lead generation, above-the-line awareness raising, or alignment to one of our flagship events. Whatever your need, we can tailor a package to suit.

  • Top 10 UK university
  • A top university for leading employers with graduates among the highest paid 
  • Total Students 26,000
  • 13,000 attended the 2019 Physical Welcome Fair 
  • 8000+ student visitors, and 140000+ booth views on the live day at the 2020 Virtual Welcome Fair
  • Over 400 clubs and societies

For more details download our media pack here.

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Freshers' Fair

Reach 13,000 students

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The start of term one is a huge opportunity for businesses. Our Freshers’ Fair provides the perfect opportunity to interact and engage with students, right at the beginning of their university experience.

Our Freshers’ Fair provides the perfect opportunity to interact and engage face-to-face with students, right at the beginning of their university experience. The Welcome Fair, as we call it, is a colourful mix of commercial, University and student stalls, and is one of the biggest and most popular in the country.

With a footfall of 13,000 at our last physical welcome fair and 8000+ student visitors and 140000+ booth views on the live day of our virtual fair, it is the perfect opportunity to make a lasting impression and develop long-term brand awareness with students. What's more, our current 2020 Virtual Welcome Fair is accessible for 1 month on demand, making it more accessible than ever. Our booth holders have received in-depth analytics on their stall attendance and click throughs, providing essential data to further reach out to the student population.

Enquire today to find out more about Freshers opportunities. For more information on advertising opportunities at our Welcome Fair, see here for our Media Pack.

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Partnership & Bespoke

Tailored advertising packages to suit your needs

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Throughout the year we offer a variety of opportunities to work in partnership with Bristol SU, enabling us to build you a bespoke advertising package that will work effectively for your brand and our students as well as opportunities for annual packages with exclusivity.

Develop a package which meets your needs and gives you the opportunity to connect to our students throughout the year using multiple advertising methods.

Enquire today to find out more about partnership and bespoke opportunities.

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Digital Advertising

Deliver your message directly to students

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Bristol SU offers a range of digital advertising opportunities to meet your needs either during Freshers’ week or throughout the year.

Our digital advertising opportunities provide an effective, trackable way to direct students straight to your website or deliver your brand message.

We have a selection of broad and targeted methods available depending on your campaign needs. Advertise online with a banner advert or communicate directly with students using a solus email. We can also target your email to your most relevant audience to make your message resonate further.

Enquire today to find out more about our digital advertising opportunities. For more details see our digital media pack.


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Attend prestigious events and connect to a wider audience

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We have a variety of events throughout the year which are available for sponsorship, ranging from opportunities at our Welcome Fair through to our Student Union Awards at the end of the year. We tailor our offering to your needs so that you get the most from the event.

We also have over 370 different student led groups that you have the opportunity to work directly with, to both promote your business and to engage with relevant audiences. These groups are made up of a huge variety of sports clubs and societies totalling 1’000s of members, all of which are full of students that are passionate about what they do.

All our groups have programs in place to drive participation numbers and there is a huge range of activities they engage with. Many of our sports clubs compete nationally and internationally, many of our societies have received national awards for their achievements and some have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to local communities and have hosted inter-university showcases and tournaments.

Please contact us and we will put you in touch with the relevant group to secure future awareness, promotion and ambassadors for you and your business. Any level of sponsorship will make a big difference to student experience and will be greatly received.


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Get your message directly to students

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Epigram is a print newspaper written by students, for students, providing an excellent opportunity to be a part of the student experience.

With 3,500 copies published fortnightly and a readership of 10,000, Epigram is distributed throughout Bristol SU and the University of Bristol - getting your message directly to the students. You can also advertise to Epigram’s online readers.

A range of different advert sizes are available.

Enquire today to find out more about advertising with Epigram.

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