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These notes suggest ways you can respond to student noise that’s affecting you.

The main section is Night-time noise that’s happening now. Read this first—the other sections are adaptations to deal with other scenarios:

If the noise has now finished, check out How to Complain

Other resources:

IMPORTANT: These notes present my advice. They are intended specifically for use in situations involving university students in areas near the University of Bristol. Users must make their own judgments and consider their own safety. If you complain in person to people creating noise, try to remain calm and business-like, and avoid inflammatory words or action.

Andrew Waller,

September 2023




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