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Bristol Friends of Palestine

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Description

Bristol Friends of Palestine is a student-led society standing in solidarity with the Palestinian call for justice, freedom and equality. Our purpose is to campaign to educate and serve as a platform for students to learn about the ongoing apartheid regime, the illegal occupation, and importantly to celebrate Palestinian culture and keep it alive. We are part of a global solidarity campaign acting to end injustice.

 

Our three areas of focus are:

1. Campaigns and Policy - We will continue to promote the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign on and off campus. We are actively involved in the activist community in our vibrant city where the Bristol Palestine Museum and Cultural Centre work with us to host protests that often occur after particularly tragic events of mass killings which are unfortunately all too often.

 

2. Celebrating Palestinian Culture - We will run events where you will get to try Palestinian cuisine, listen to Palestinian music and watch Palestinian dance. You get to immerse yourself in a beautiful culture as an act of solidarity to the people who suffer from an illegal occupation.

 

3. Education - We will host academics to speak to you on the series of human rights abuses presenting you with clear facts and information so you can find out more about the daily reality for Palestinians and the politics surrounding it. These events will be heavily subsidised for our members.

 

We run weekly meetings to organise ourselves to plan events as well as coming together to socialise with those that are passionate about peace, ending human rights abuses and will not be complicit in apartheid. We will host an array of speakers, poets and artists throughout the year. Last academic year we had the pleasure of working with Bristol Palestine Museum and Cultural Centre to host Remi Kanazi, a talented poet, followed by Palestinian food served by the museum located in the city centre, during the global Israeli Apartheid Week. Our members will benefit from a series of subsidised or free events throughout the year and your membership allows us to host more guest speakers, fundraiser at times of appeal and present information to as many people as possible. This society is for everyone, regardless of faith, gender, background, colour or even political affiliation. We should all be united for freedom, justice, equality and an end to apartheid. We cannot wait for the year of solidarity ahead.

Do follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all with the handle @bristolpalsoc and join the Facebook group of the same name. You can also email us at bristolpalsoc@gmail.com.

 

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Terms and Conditions

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Membership Fee Inclusions

 

Prior to signing up to a Club or Society speak to the Committee to find out what your membership includes and if there are any further expenses throughout the year.

 

Service Standards

 

All Club or Society members can expect to receive:

 

  • The opportunity to attend regular meetings, events, activities, trips and socials as arranged.
  • The opportunity to stand for a committee position or vote in their elections (Bristol students only).
  • For Sports Club – to attend regular training sessions and have the opportunity to be selected for the teams.

 

Code of Conduct

 

When joining a club or society you are agreeing to abide by the constitution, general rules, regulations and policies of University of Bristol Students’ Union and also the Club or Society Code of Conduct which sets out the level of behaviour & discipline expected of all Club & Society members.

 

Download the Code of Conduct

 

Refund Policy

 

Any customer who pays for a membership subscription to a Bristol SU Society, Sports Club, Student Media and initiatives has a 14 day cooling off period from the time and date of purchase during which they have the right to cancel the subscription and receive a full refund. If you do decide to cancel within the 14 days, Bristol SU will refund your payment within a further 30 days of the cancellation.  To request a refund please email: bristolsu@bristol.ac.uk

 

Data sharing (Sports Club members only)

 

Please be aware that Bristol SU may share data relating to the members of its sports clubs with the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health (a department of the University).  This information may be used for the purposes of communicating direct with these members and/or to cross-reference against SEH's Sports Pass membership records.

 

As part of Bristol SU's membership of British Universities & Colleges Sports (BUCS) Bristol SU may have to share data on to its sports clubs members so BUCS can, from time to time, communicate with these members. 

 

Data sharing (Societies members only)

 

If you're joining one of the societies listed below please be aware that your name and email address will be shared with Bristol Hub for the purpose of keeping you up to date with their activities through their email “The Week”:


AIESEC Bristol, AMICUS Bristol, Anti-Slavery Society, Bristol Feminists, Bristol Friends of MSF, Bristol Marrow, Bristol Social Enterprise Society, Bristol Student Action for Refugees, Bristol University Amnesty International, Conservation Group, Bristol University Oxfam Group, Bristol University Sustainability Team, Bristol Volunteers for Development Abroad, Engineers Without Borders, Howard League for Penal Reform Student Society, International Affairs Society, Medsin Bristol, Model United Nations, and Vegetarian and Vegan Society.

 

For more information on Bristol Hub visit: http://www.bristolhub.org.

 

If you do not want your details shared with the Hub please email: bristolsu@bristol.ac.uk.


These terms shall be governed by English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Nothing in these terms shall exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.