Bristol Medics Dance Society
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UoB Medics Dance Society is a brand new society this year and we cannot wait for you to join us and see what’s in store. The society was created to give everyone a space to simply try something new, or to continue their love and passion for dance! Especially for those in the clinical years, we understand it is not always possible to juggle out-placement and classes on weekdays. Therefore our wonderful choreographers will be offering weekly classes on the weekends to make sure as many of you can make it. We want to create an environment that welcomes dancers of all abilities and styles! Whether you want to keep fit, learn a new form of dance, or get involved with performance opportunities, we would love for you to come and join us! In addition, we are really excited to plan multiple charity events throughout the year as a society, so please keep an eye out for these opportunities. For information about our upcoming events, class timetables, and regular updates please check out our Facebook page and follow our Instagram page at Bristol_medics_dance. We can’t wait to meet you all!
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Welcome to Bristol Medics Men's Football Club, known as Galenicals FC! We are a very welcoming club focused on good football and even better socials. We are a very inclusive club accommodating for players of all abilities. We have a lot of football going on for all abilities. This includes a Wednesday league on Clifton down against other courses/societies/halls, weekly training sessions on Friday evening on a 4g pitch, and a more competitive Sunday league division, where we are currently competing in the top flight of the Bristol Sunday league. Lifts can be provided so need not worry about transport. We have an annual varsity against rivals Cardiff and biennial tour to Nantes, both alongside other medic sports, as well as competing nationally at NAMS (the national medical schools football tournament). This promises a weekend away you wouldn't want to miss, which is why we have brought 2 teams on this tour with us in recent years. Our weekly socials on Wednesday are a brilliant opportunity to get to know some of the older students and members of the club, even if you aren't all about football! Feel free to have a chat with any of us at the Freshers fair and if not don't hesitate to pop us a message if you want any more information! Our email is firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively join us on Facebook or instagram @galenicalsfc
Galenicals Womens Football Club
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Welcome to women's medic's football. We are a friendly, welcoming and inclusive club. If you are looking to have fun, meet other medics and maybe even learn a few tricks then this is the club for you. We welcome players of all abilities and levels. We accommodate to everyone's needs, so whether it's your first time kicking a ball or you're more experienced, come along to our training sessions and give it a go. We often have matches with other clubs and we also offer wide range of socials so join our Facebook page to get more information - "Bristol Medics women's football" and follow our instagram @gwfc19
United Bristol Hospitals Mixed Hockey Club
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Welcome to Medics Hockey! UBHMHC prides itself on being a welcoming, diverse and inclusive club dedicated to the love of hockey. With over 70 members (and growing), we cater to all hockey abilities, including complete beginners. Training takes place every Friday evening and there are regular mixed and separate Men’s and Women’s matches throughout the season, as well as mixed intramural games every Sunday. The social side is also very important to us. Medics Hockey is an amazing place to meet people with a wide variety of socials, larger events and tours to other universities throughout the year. We’re also a great platform for raising and giving, offering opportunities such as coaching in primary schools and working with our charity partners Help Bristol’s Homeless.
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Bristol Medics Netball
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Welcome to Medics Netball! We are a club that is passionate about netball and we have members at all levels of ability.
We offer twice weekly training with lots of opportunity for match play. These sessions take place on Wednesday afternoons and Friday evenings. We play in a number of different leagues so whether you are just starting out or are a competitive player, there will be something for everyone! Our intramural league is a really fun way for everyone to get involved in netball. For our more competitive players, we participate in a local club league. Lastly our NAMS league is against other medical schools and is for our most competitive players. Our biannual trip to Nantes, France and varsity against Cardiff are both highlights in our year.
Our socials are the best Bristol has to offer, so players that are more socially inclined are more than welcome! Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions!
United Bristol Hospitals RFC (UBHRFC)
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The United Bristol Hospitals RFC represents Medics, Vets and Dentists at the University of Bristol. We are a fun, friendly club that plays at a high standard but more importantly holds the best socials in the West. The UBHRFC currently has two squads, with a view to expand in the coming season, playing in both local leagues and nationally against rival medical schools along with a highly contested Varsity and grudge match against the UBRFC. We train twice a week at Coombe Dingle and have support from a full team of coaches and a physiotherapist who are dedicated to making our club stronger. We social every Saturday, without fail, and regularly on Wednesdays, so you can get involved with the famed Wednesday Sports Nights. We also get involved with the biannual tour to Nantes with the other Galenicals sports teams. We’re really excited at the prospect of having a Women’s squad this year. Get in touch if you want more information about this opportunity. Moving to Bristol and starting University can be quite difficult and as a club we are dedicated to supporting all of our new members through this. Having a link to older students really helps when you’re going through a tough time and we can help you through most problems. If you’re interested in being part of the most illustrious club at the Uni, come and have a chat with us at Fresher’s Fair & Medic Fresh or check out our website (ubhrfc.com). We’d be happy to have you!
Bristol Medics Ski Club
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Are you a snow lover? Are the slopes where you belong? Or are you a beginner who is intrigued to know what it feels like gliding down the side of mountains? If any of these are you or you are simply keen to meet new people, learn a new skill or experience the mad scenes of European apres ski, then Bristol Uni Medics Ski Club (BUMS) is the one for you! We offer an exceptional trip somewhere in the the beautiful Alps for an exceptional price! This is one of the hottest tickets of the medic calendar with tickets selling out quicker than Glastonbury last year. As a club, we cater for all standards of skiing so whether you’re a first-time skier, or you’re an expert we can guarantee you will have a great time on the slopes with us. All years are welcome and encouraged to come on this ski trip extravaganza, so don’t miss out!
Bristol Medics Women’s Rugby (UBHWRFC)
UBHWRFC is now entering its 6th year as a club and has gone from strength to strength over this time. What started out as a small, social team who enjoyed a fair-weather run around and a pint, has grown into a fantastic group of girls from all years of the Medical School who compete at the highest level while maintaining this fun and friendly ethos. In the 2022/23 season, the first ever NAMS league for women was set up. Our Bristol team went undefeated in the league and went on to win the cup final in front of a large crowd in London! Our team is run by players, for players and encourages heads up rugby with individual flair, rather than setting a regimented playbook! If you love fun rugby, a run around on a Saturday morning and competitive matches with your friends then we look forward to welcoming you this September, whether you have played for years or never picked up a rugby ball!
For more information follow us on instagram @ubhwrfc, where you can also find the link to our facebook group for the 2023-2024 season.
Bristol Medics Squash
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Bristol medics squash are a fun and friendly club open to players of all abilities. Sessions are run on saturday mornings and membership includes the courts, balls and rackets. There are also opportunities for competitive play including the annual medics varsity and our BRAND NEW squash ladder. We look forward to welcoming your to our club!
Bristol Medics Swimming Club
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Welcome to University of Bristol Medics Swimming Club! We hope you will join us for our fun and flexible weekly training sessions at the Bristol University swimming pool at Bristol’s SU. We train on Wednesdays (7-8pm) and Sundays (11am-12pm), you are welcome to join at any time during the year and there is no minimum attendance of sessions. Our training sessions are a great way to stay in shape and meet medics from different years. Training is very relaxed, we try and make the sessions appeal to both casual swimmers who swim for fun and fitness, and more experienced swimmers who are trying to fit relaxed training into a busy university schedule. Come along and get in touch on our club Facebook page (Bristol Medics Swim Club) if you have any questions. Hope to see you all soon!
Bristol Medics Tennis
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We are Bristol Medics Tennis! We offer casual and fun tennis at all levels- whether its the first time you've ever picked up a racket or you're the next aspiring Federer, BMT is the place for you. We have training once a week on a Sunday and run various events throughout the year including our infamous Brimbledon. For the 2020/21 season we have some exciting new plans which include more matches and coaching badges alongside more opportunities to play tennis throughout the year! If you're interested join our Facebook group 'Bristol Medics Tennis' or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are also recruiting new committee members so drop us a message/email if you're interested!
Medic Yoga Society
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Medics Yoga Society is new for 2020, and brings an opportunity for experienced yogis and complete beginners to join together for a weekly practice – encompassing both a physical and mental release. Use your breath to strengthen your body as we flow through practices taught by medical students, who are also qualified yoga instructors. Here we provide you with a safe space and a way to engage in mindfulness in a more accessible format for many. A hug to the body, a thank you to the soul and a break for the mind. Keep up to date with our events via our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1868084096660464/) and Instagram (@yoga_4_medics) and remember that all levels are welcome!