Thank you to our volunteers – Part II

This week (1-7 June) is Volunteer Week so we thought that now would be the perfect time to showcase our volunteers, show you the work they have been doing and most importantly, to say a huge thank you! Next up are our occasional volunteers. These group of individuals are a special bunch, they are individuals […]


Thank you to our volunteers – Part I

This week (1-7 June) is Volunteer Week so we thought that now would be the perfect time to showcase our volunteers, show you the work they have been doing and most importantly, to say a huge thank you! First up is Sarah. Regular readers of this blog may have read about Sarah when she did […]


A Hell Raising University

Sometimes while working in the archives, we come across things that are just too good not to share.   Currently here in the University Archives we are working on a project to improve our catalogue and at the moment we have turned our attention to our collections of student publications – we are getting them […]


Free Fest

To celebrate the reintroduction of the Free Arts Festival which is happening this bank holiday weekend (24 May) with thanks to the Annual Fund.  We felt it was appropriate to have a look back through our archives to discover a little bit of the history of this event. Free Festival was first introduced in the […]


Student Times

As part of an ongoing project undertaken by some of our incredible volunteers we have been looking through our large collection of student publications, and felt that it was about time we let you know just what the University Archives has in its collections and show you what has been discovered so far….   So […]


A Volunteer’s Perspective

A guest post by one of our regular volunteers in the University Archives…..   As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” and in many areas the adage certainly holds much merit – for example, photographs in the world of journalism and reporting. In the case of historical documents, photographs provide valuable […]


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