- Power of 10: Creative Industry students dominate RTS West of England Student Award nominations
UWE Bristol Animation students have made a clean sweep of nominations in the Animation category of the RTS West of England Student Awards 2015, replicating the success of the previous two years.
- Illustration students shine in Colston Hall's Lantern project
Third year students on UWE Bristol's Illustration programme have taken part in a project, run by Bristol's | Colston Hall, to produce a bespoke illustration to be utilised in marketing their 350 capacity venue The Lantern.
- Reimagining reading; Ambient Literature project to investigate how we read
What happens when the place where you're reading becomes the stage for the story? How can your location shape and alter the story you are hearing? How might writing, reading and the idea of the book itself change when we use technology to design stories, rather than just present them?
- Claire Doherty awarded MBE in the New Year honours list
Claire Doherty, founder Director of Situations, and research fellow at UWE Bristol, has been awarded an MBE for services to the arts.
- Numbers capture Green Capital success at UWE Bristol
As Bristol's European Green Capital Year draws to a close, UWE Bristol has been reflecting on a hugely successful calendar of events engaging students, staff and the general public in the barriers and initiatives to achieving a healthy and sustainable city region.
From the University's first ever MOOC to concerts and art exhibitions, beach cleans and a beehive on campus, the figures below capture the buzz at UWE Bristol for Green Capital.
- 'Most influential Bristolians under 24' features UWE Bristol rising stars
UWE Bristol Filmmaker, Isabelle Rose Neill and Samantha Payne, COO, Open Bionics, have been included in Rife Magazine's 2015 24 Most Influential Bristolians under 24.
- BPIF:Best Student Book – Three Graphic Design students shortlisted
Graphic Design students from UWE Bristol continue to shine at the highest level, with three out of five submissions shortlisted for Best Student Book at the recent British Book Design and Production Awards 2015.
- Capturing a vanishing landscape: Artist sets sights on Arctic adventure
A researcher from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will be among the last people in the world to visually capture a disappearing landscape when she joins an Arctic expedition.
- Company keeps it in the UWE Bristol family
Two UWE Bristol students have recently been taken on by a web design and online marketing company, already steeped in UWE Bristol history, thanks to apprenticeships encouraged by the University.
- 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.
- UWE Bristol hosts successful Black History Month celebrations
Two weeks into Black History Month celebrations, a series of events organised by the BME Staff Forum at UWE Bristol have been hailed a great success.
- 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.
- BAFTA scholarship awarded to UWE Animation student
An animation student at the University of the West of England has won a BAFTA scholarship Laura-Beth Cowley, from Isle of Portland in Dorset, is one of 13 new and returning students in the UK who has been awarded the scholarship.
- Writers and the City; UWE academic edits new book on the Bristol's literary tradition
Literary Bristol tells the story of Bristol through its writers. Bristol has been recognised as a thriving port and commercial and industrial centre, yet insufficient attention has been paid to its literary importance. There are over one hundred significant authors, poets and playwrights linked to Bristol, which allow it to take its place as one of the world's great literary centres. Bristol can lay claim to a significant number of literary firsts in poetry, prose and drama. Novels with Bristolian connections include Treasure Island, Gulliver's Travels, Frankenstein and Dracula.
- 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.