- 3 Minute Thesis Competition
Date: 27 March - 30 April 2014
Could you describe your doctoral research in just three minutes? UWE postgraduate research students are invited to register their interest (note this does not commit you to taking part) in the forthcoming national 3 Minute Thesis Competition. UWE heats take place on 30 June, with the winner going forward to the semi-final in York on 14 July.
- Exercise SG
Date: 04 April - 31 May 2015
Venue: UWE Centre for Sport, Frenchay Campus
Exercise SG is a programme of group activities for exercise and positive mental health. It takes place at the Centre for Sport on Frenchay Campus every Friday from 11:00-13:00
- Revealing Stories: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans lives in the Bristol region from c.1940
Date: 11 April - 15 May 2014
Venue: Library Foyer, Frenchay campus, Coldhabour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY
OutStories Bristol's highly successful 'Revealing Stories' exhibition is to be displayed at the Library Foyer for Frenchay Library from Friday 11 April to mid May. The exhibition was originally hosted at M Shed during LGBT history month (February) in 2013 and extended for another two weeks due to a popular demand.
- GEMS University and Employers' Fair 2014
Date: 23 April - 29 April 2014
Venue: Various venues
At this event we look forward to meeting GEMS students from across UAE to talk about the study options available at UWE Bristol to enhance their chosen career paths.
- Bristol Social Marketing Centre Seminar - Can advertising ever be a genuine force for good?
Date: 23 April 2014
Venue: 2S704, Frenchay Campus
The seventh in our seminar series will be held on Wednesday 23 April 2014, with a presentation by:
Steven Johnson, Founder of Considered, entitled 'Can advertising ever be a genuine force for good?'
- What will be the impact of a changed criminal justice system?
Date: 24 April 2014
Venue: Waterside 3, The Watershed, Bristol
Drawing on their research, from a range of funded projects, Dr James Hoggett and Dr Kieran McCartan will lead a discussion by examining the implementation and impact of these changes on staff, offenders and victims at a local, regional and national level.
- Expressions: the journey
Date: 26 April - 01 May 2014
Venue: Paintworks Event Space, Bath Road, BS4 3EH
Milestones trust is holding a unique arts event in Bristol, created entirely by people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia. Our arts festival, Expressions, on 26 April – 1 May, features a larger-than-life exhibition including knitted street, cardboard train, 12-foot doll, shipwreck café and much more.
- 20th Anniversary Varsity Boat Race 2014 - sponsored by Southern Lights IT Recruitment
Date: 26 April 2014
Venue: Bristol Harbourside
On Saturday 26 April 2014 Bristol's floating harbour will once again play host to the annual Varsity Boat Race that pits the University of Bristol against neighbours the University of the West of England. Inaugurated in 1995, the event celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, a milestone that promises the biggest and best event yet.
- BMI Expo Estudiante - Santiago, Chile
Date: 26 April - 27 April 2014
Venue: W Santiago Hotel, Isidora Goyenechea 3000, Los Condes, Santiago de Chile
UWE Bristol is visiting Chile! Come along to the event and we will be able to tell you about the degree courses offered and give you a step-by-step guide on how to apply for entry in September 2014 and January 2015. You'll also learn about all the support and services UWE Bristol offers international students before during and after your study.
- Wembley Stadium Tour - with optional extra Hughenden Manor
Date: 26 April 2014
Venue: Wembley Stadium
A UWE Staff Social event - take a tour of Wembley Stadium followed by some retail therapy at the Eden Shopping Centre, High Wycombe.
- Hot Flush - the naughiest musical in town
Date: 27 April 2014
Venue: Bristol Hippodrome
Starring Lesley Joseph, Hot Flush tells the hilarious story of the ups and downs, highs and lows, laughter and tears of four women and one man living extraordinary lives. "It's Sex and The City with HRT and funny songs," said one reviewer. Both Staff Social members and non-members are welcome.
- IPC Educational Fair - Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE
Date: 28 April - 29 April 2014
Venue: Various venues - see below
Come and meet us Abu Dhabi and Dubai to find out more about study opportunites at UWE Bristol. We have many courses to choose from and will be able to advise on entry requirements and how to apply, as well as tell you about the support we offer our international students and the lovely city of Bristol.
- BrAMS Awareness Week
Date: 28 April - 02 May 2014
Go Red! Help support BrAMS (Bristol and Avon Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Centre) during BrAMS awareness week by wearing something red for a day and donating £1 to BrAMS.
- UWE Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2014 'Practice Based Learning and Teaching'
Date: 29 April 2014
Venue: Frenchay Campus, 2B025
This practice based conference is an opportunity for colleagues across the University to learn and share best practice so that we can ensure that our courses and student opportunities are the best possible. We want to support all UWE graduates to engage and fulfil their potential. In a tough job market, UWE graduates will continue to stand out not only because of the knowledge, attributes and skills they have gained whilst studying, but also because of opportunities to apply what they have learned in 'the real world', enabling them to thrive in their chosen fields.
- Maintaining Momentum
Date: 29 April - 30 April 2014
This workshop has been designed to help doctoral researchers maintain progress toward the completion of their thesis. The topics to be explored include productivity in academic writing, overcoming barriers to progress in your research, exploring how we can maintain peer networks during the doctorate and the art of communicating your research to others. This two day workshop will be facilitated by Piero Vitelli, a consultant in effective communication and Paul Spencer, a researcher developer with 10 years experience of facilitating doctoral skills workshops.