- UWE Bristol scoops Times Higher Award
UWE Bristol won the Outstanding International Student Strategy award at the Times Higher Education | Awards 2015, held in association with Santander Universities. The awards, now in their eleventh year, are widely recognised as the Oscars of the higher education sector, shining a spotlight on the outstanding achievements of institutions, teams and individuals in the UK higher education sector.
- UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Malcolm Shepherd CBE
UWE Bristol has awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Technology to Malcolm Shepherd CBE in recognition of his contribution towards Transport, Society and the Environment.
- Back to Square One – support UWE graduate in rowing's toughest transatlantic challenge
UWE Bristol's Sean Lannon, a BSc Computing for Real-Time Systems graduate from Newcastle-upon-Tyne is about to experience a Christmas with a difference. On 15 December 2015, SquareOne Atlantic will be one of 26 crews to take on the 3,000 nautical miles, Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge from La Gomera to Antigua, in support of charities Rape Crisis England & Wales.
- Bristol Distinguished Address Series:The Rt Hon Sir Richard Needham, The Earl of Kilmorey, is latest guest speaker
'A tale of two cities Bristol and Belfast past, present and future, is the theme of the next lecture in the Bristol Distinguished Address Series, delivered by The Rt Hon Sir Richard Needham, The Earl of Kilmorey, at UWE Bristol's Exhibition and Conference Centre, on Thursday 12 November 2015.
- How often do we really check our Smartphones? 85 times daily, new study reveals.
People use their smartphones for an average of five hours a day – about a third of the time they are awake – and check it about 85 times a day, research suggests.
- The Rooms – A celebration of inventions to change and brighten the world
5-7 November 2015, Silver Street, Bristol
A playground filled with battling robots and fabulous beasts, a bio-activated maze and an interactive light garden are just some of the 53 imaginative inventions, including more than 11 projects from UWE Bristol, which will take over the old Fire Station, Magistrates Courts and Police Station in Bristol City Centre for a three day festival this November.
- From amputee to super hero - Open bionics unveil Star Wars, Marvel and Disney themed prosthetics for kids
Open Bionics, the company based in the Technology Business Incubator at Bristol Robotics Laboratory has announced the next generation of bionic hands for young amputees that feature Disney themes.
- WHOLE EARTH? exhibition unveiled at UWE
One of UWE Bristol's busiest thoroughfares has been transformed into a huge outdoor art gallery aimed at encouraging students to think about some of the toughest challenges facing the world.
- Science for Environment Policy News Service releases special issue on 'Migration in Response to Environmental Change'
An international environmental news and information service based at UWE Bristol called, Science for Environment Policy (SfEP) has just released a timely report on Migration in response to environmental change.
- Does having a visible difference impact upon intimate relationships? Participants sought for new study
Researchers at UWE Bristol's Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) are conducting a research study examining the experiences of intimacy and intimate relationships amongst adults who have an altered appearance or an appearance altering condition (a 'visible difference').
- Bristol Bright Night is back, a celebration of the City's world-class research
Bristol Bright Night returns to the streets of Bristol on the evening of Friday 25 September 2015 for an unmissable free celebration of the wealth of scientific research taking place on our doorsteps.
- Graduates are key to a global knowledge economy, says Steve West
UWE Bristol Vice-Chancellor, Professor Steve West has dismissed reports in the media that the UK labour market is oversaturated with graduates in non-graduate roles.
- UWE alumnus grows successful healthcare company
A healthcare firm set up by a former University of the West of England student is set to see the company's turnover increase 16-fold this year - after getting outside help to manage cash-flow.
- Bristol robotics entrepreneurs selected for Disney Accelerator programme
Open Bionics, a start-up based at Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) that 3D prints bionic hands for amputees, has been selected to join the 2015 Disney Accelerator programme powered by Techstars, considered to be one of the best start-up accelerators in the world.
- Film, Education and Sports students travel to South Africa to help in township school
Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are about to set off for the trip of a lifetime to South Africa, where they will help in township schools in KwaZulu-Natal Province.