Monthly Archives: September 2011

Exhibition: Brunel and the Olympics

Brunel University is holding a special exhibition from Tuesday 13 September – Friday 23 September which draws on resources from the BFSS Archive to celebrate the University’s sporting heritage and alumni Olympic and Paralympic success.   The exhibition includes photographs, trophies, sports kit and first-hand accounts of sporting experiences.   The exhibition is in the Brunel University Council Chamber and […]

BBC Radio 4 features the BFSS

On Radio 4 on Tuesday 13th September the “Making History” series included a fascinating piece on the BFSS with particular reference to some remarkable women educationalists – “intrepid travellers” – who travelled to Africa and other parts of the world in the early decades of the nineteenth century to start schools.    The programme included interviews with the […]