UWE Bristol Alumni designs artwork and animations for Elbow album 'Little Fictions'
An illustrator who graduated from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in 2007 has created artwork and animations for the latest Elbow album Little Fictions.
Intrepid Wildlife Filmmaker takes on the ultimate endurance challenge
Katy Parrott, a recent MA Wildlife Filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol signed up for the experience of a life time, beating off 1000s of other applicants to fly off to South Africa to star in the current BBC Two series Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week.
Student talent applauded at UWE Bristol awards
Signing up for TV's toughest endurance challenge, painting an 80 sq. community mural and leading a successful art therapy club are just some of the successes of the finalists at this year's Celebrating UWE Talent awards.
UWE Bristol students triple win at Regional RTS Awards
Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) swept the board this year with a triple win in all three categories of factual, drama and animation at the Regional RTS West of England Awards.
UWE Bristol investment in creative industries tops £37 million
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is moving towards the final phases of an ambitious and transformational development programme that will see a significant £37 million investment in creative industries education in Bristol.
Creative Industries students dominate RTS West of England Student Award nominations
For the fourth year in a row, UWE Bristol Animation students have gained all the nomination for the Animation category of the RTS West of England Student Awards 2017.
Nominations in the Drama and Factual categories take this year's haul to eight, with UWE Bristol students gaining well over half of the nominations in this year's regional RTS Student Awards.
Bristol Music Trust and UWE Bristol sign new partnership
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Bristol Music Trust (BMT) have agreed a new strategic partnership.
The Bristol Music Trust is a charitable trust that runs both the Colston Hall and Bristol Plays Music. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two institutions provides a framework for new strands of collaborative activity between the University and BMT.
UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Philippa Lowthorpe
Philippa Lowthorpe has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts in recognition of her contribution to film and television.
UK's largest ever study reveals origins of 45,600 surnames
We all have a surname, but how many of us know anything about its origin and history? A major Arts and | Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded research project led by a team at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will unveil the UK and Ireland's largest and most comprehensive collection of family names published by Oxford University Press.
Cultural education fair and lecture series to launch at Arnolfini
Fair: 10 November 2016, 16:00 - 18:00, Arnolfini Talk: 19:00 - 21:00
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Arnolfini, are hosting the first Cultural Education Fair - a chance for educators and students to find out about creative and cultural opportunities for young people in the city.
Best of Britannia brought to the West
Stalls: 10:00 – 18:00, 5-6 November, St George's, Bristol
Panel Discussions: 18:00 – 20:00, 4 November and 11:00 – 12:30, 5 November, City Campus at Arnolfini
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The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), working in partnership with Destination Bristol, is bringing the Best of Britannia (BOB) event to the West for the first time.
Bristol and Bath are the go to cities for design
Bristol and Bath by Design report launch
The Swan at Shakespeare's Globe London, 3 November 2016
12:30 – 13:15 followed by lunch
The unparalleled success of the design industry, from aerospace to illustration, in the Bristol and Bath region should be celebrated and acknowledged. The two cities also need designated funding to enable growth to support connectivity and networks between specialist businesses and to showcase the region as the UK leader in the design sector.
Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Enriching Britain – through our creativity and heritage
RSA Chairman, Vikki Heywood, will examine the strengths of our creative nation in the new world order post Brexit, at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series to be held at the University's City Campus at Arnolfini.
New report shows how universities and creative sector can collaborate to drive innovation
Creative hubs encourage collaboration, share knowledge between disciplines and are vital to innovation in the creative sector. Universities can play a pivotal role in this process, but, the REACT Report argues, culture change is essential to ensure that happens.
Film created for UWE history project in running for prestigious award
A film documenting a University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) research project about 18th century public executions has been shortlisted for a national prize.