Merging Spheres of Design Practice: Architecture into the unknown?
Launch event:UWEArch@20Show and Discussion Debate, 6 July 2016, 17:30, Engine Shed, Bristol
The Department of Architecture and the Built Environment will mark the 20 year milestone of architecture education at UWE Bristol, with a celebratory exhibition showcasing this year's best graduate talent from across five architecture programmes at Engine Shed, Bristol. The UWEArch@20Show, at Engine Shed will open to the public on 6 July and will run until 20 July. Launching the show on Wednesday 6 July, leading international architects, developers and designers will gather to speak at a specially curated discussion debate event 'Merging Spheres of Design Practice: Architecture into the unknown?
Flying high:aerospace engineering student honoured by The Royal Aeronautical Society
Charlie Muir, a third year MEng Aerospace Engineering student at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) continues to receive plaudits from the aeronautical community as the current winner of The Royal Aeronautical Society's Under 25 NE Rowe Award.
UWE Gloucester – Open Day for nursing courses
Saturday 18 June 2016 10:00-15:00
The Open Day is a chance to find out about careers in Adult Nursing and Mental Health Nursing at the Gloucester Campus of the University of the West of England, in the Alexandra Warehouse at Gloucester Docks.
Top award for robotics experts
Robotics experts from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory have won the 'Best Medical Paper Award' at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation - ICRA 2016, one of the world's largest robotics conferences with some 2,500 delegates, that was held in Stockholm last month.
UWE Bristol students lead national awards for University Student Societies
Students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have launched a National Annual Award Ceremony to recognise the excellent work done by student societies at universities across the country.
With support from the National Union of Students (NUS) and UK Youth as the national charity sponsor, a group of seven from the Students' Union at UWE Bristol have developed and set up the National Societies Awards which will be hosted in the state-of-the-art new Students' Union building on Frenchay Campus on 4 June 2016.
Transport researcher supports National Walking Month
Dr Miriam Ricci, Senior Researcher in the Centre for Transport and Society has been encouraging staff and students to get walking, this National Walking Month, in support of the UK charity Living Streets ' promotional campaign.
Full house for Eddie Izzard's Stand up for Europe talk at UWE Bristol
27 May, 14.00-15.00, UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre
An audience of over 500 people are expected at UWE Bristol tomorrow (Friday 27 May 2016) to welcome Eddie Izzard on the next leg of his Stand up for Europe campaign, aimed at encouraging young people to register for the referendum and vote to stay in Europe.
New graduate conversion course to be offered in Building Services Engineering
UWE Bristol has been awarded funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to create a new graduate conversion course in Building Services Engineering. One of 28 projects awarded a share of £1.7 million to retrain graduates to meet the economy's growing demand for engineers, data science and cybersecurity experts.
UWE Bristol delighted to host the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) 20th Annual Conference
The 20th annual conference organised by the EAUC will be held at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) on 25 and 26 May 2016.
The conference “Learning and Legacy: The Role of Education in Creating Healthier, Happier Cities” will bring 300 sustainability academics, professionals and students to the UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre.
Project Zulu choir returns to wow UK audiences
After the huge success of their 2013 and 2015 UK choir tours, the inspirational Project Zulu choir from the Madadeni Township, South Africa have just returned to the UK for a four week tour to entertain audiences in Bristol and beyond with their incredible talent.
Supported by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the Atlas Foundation, Project Zulu are an extraordinary ensemble of singing, drumming and dancing children from six partner schools in the Madadeni Township, KwaZulu-Natal.
Eddie Izzard to give talk on Europe at UWE Bristol
27 May 2016, 14:00 – 15:00, Exhibition and Conference Centre
Eddie Izzard is coming to give a talk at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) as part of a mammoth tour which will see the actor and comedian visit 31 cities in 31 days.
Young people's voices at the heart of campaign to end FGM in Bristol
Bristol's new mayor is joining young people, key organisations, professionals and community figures from across Bristol to renew calls for a zero tolerance approach to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
An official launch event is taking place this week at the University of the West of England (13 May) to kick off a series of activities happening before the summer holidays, when girls are thought to be most at risk.
International Nursing Day – UWE Bristol celebrates 2016 achievements
It is International Nursing day and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has much to celebrate with 2016 already seeing some significant achievements by its nursing students.
Students have been shortlisted for several national prizes already this year and one student received a standing ovation when he gave emergency CPR to a woman who went into cardiac arrest at the Hippodrome theatre.
£50 million UWE Business and Law building is a step closer
The new £50 million Faculty of Business and Law at UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England) is a step closer to completion.
The new state-of-the-art building will house Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School and is part of the University's campus development plan to build a University for the 21st Century.
New training could help health workers support millions across Europe with body image fears
New training developed by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) could help the next generation of health workers support millions of patients across Europe burdened by 'visible differences' and body image fears.