- UWE Bristol and local libraries team up to offer wider access
UWE Bristol and South Gloucestershire libraries have teamed up to make it even easier for the public and students to access library services.
- UWE Bristol hosts Sir Richard Broadbent, Tesco PLC Chairman
The Bristol Distinguished Executive Address Series
Date: 27 February 2014
Venue:M Shed, Bristol
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Sir Richard Broadbent, Chairman of Tesco PLC, is the latest speaker to address the business community at the Bristol Distinguished Executive Address Series (BDEAs).
- UWE Bristol's Team Entrepreneurs present Uni Wars - Battle of Bristol
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Uni Wars – Battle of Bristol is the first event organised by The Student Company, a team of aspiring entrepreneurs on UWE Bristol's innovative BA Business (Team Entrepreneurship) degree.
The event will see students from UWE Bristol and University of Bristol embracing the friendly local rivalry in a series of games and challenges throughout the night.
- University launches £4m fund for South West businesses
Businesses across the South West are set to cash in on a new £4 million funding programme, run by the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Available to both small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and large companies, the Innovation 4 Growth scheme will part fund research and development projects with grants of between £25,000 and £150,000.
- UWE Bristol entrepreneurs invited to speak at Houses of Parliament
Two budding entrepreneurs from UWE Bristol's enterprising BA Business (Team Entrepreneurs) degree were recently invited to parliament to contribute to a report on future leaders and entrepreneurship.
Year One Team Entrepreneur students, Rob Wilson and Tom Bromley, were selected as a result of a successful session that they led on 21st Century leaders at the University to a panel of business leaders and academics.
- Learning by doing; UWE Bristol runs new course for budding entrepreneurs
A new course at UWE Bristol aimed at producing graduates with degrees plus experience of running their own businesses has just welcomed its first cohort of 37 students.
The course structure is ground-breaking – no classrooms, compulsory lectures or exams - and has been introduced to the UK for the first time this year. Called Team Entrepreneurship, the degree course is based on methods pioneered in Finland and also run successfully in Spain and Hungary, and has been described as a revolution in management education.
- UWE Bristol design lecturer uses novel Hummingbird corkscrew design to teach students
A beautiful corkscrew that resembles a hummingbird created by UWE Bristol lecturer, designer and inventor Phil Bommer will take on a starring role in product design lectures at UWE Bristol this year.
- Job dissatisfaction encourages workers to choose temping
The unhappiness of being in a bad job is strongly linked to people's decision to leave permanent work for the uncertain world of temporary employment, says new research.
- UWE Bristol led Environmental iNet goes from strength to strength
The Environmental iNet, one of three innovation support projects led by UWE Bristol, has now amassed over 1,200 network subscribers. The venture was set up in 2011, along with similar projects in Microelectronics and Biomedical Sciences, with the specific intention of assisting regional businesses in realising their potential through sharing expertise and knowledge. The Environmental iNet has now provided over 400 businesses with one-to-one support, with over 260 receiving 12 hours or more.
- UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Mary Prior MBE DStJ JP
UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Mary Prior MBE DStJ JP in recognition of her remarkable record of public and charitable service and her outstanding business career.
The Honorary Degree will be conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Thursday 25 July at Bristol Cathedral.
- UWE Bristol awards Honorary Degree to Stephen Fear
UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Stephen Fear in recognition of his significant contribution to enterprise and entrepreneurship.
The Honorary Degree will be conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Wednesday 24 July at Bristol Cathedral.
- Do supermarkets use loyalty cards to exert power over 'unruly' customers?
Are customers always right, or do their choices – when captured by the technology of loyalty cards – in fact enable producers to gain subtle forms of control over them?
That is the paradox revealed by Antony Beckett's analysis of loyalty cards and of the balance of power between customers and retailers.
- You're hired! UWE through to finals of National Student Apprentice competition
Budding entrepreneurs from UWE Bristol have made it through to the finals of the National Student Apprentice competition in London on 20 June.
The team of four UWE students - Sam Venning, Dana Riedner, Sam Abbott and Laura Osbourne - came top out of ten South West universities in the regional heats. The Apprentice-style tasks including getting the best deals on buying typical Bristol items, selling art publications, and creating a plan to build a successful business.
- £1.2m personal data project could shape services and products to individuals
An academic at UWE Bristol is part of a new research project to create a physical personal digital repository that will record and hold data on both a person's digital footprint and the physical patterns of their daily home life. The repository is owned by the individual (much like money in our banks) and could be used to trade and shape future services and products to individuals. The research is led by WMG at the University of Warwick.
- Undergraduate Internship Scheme launches for second year
UWE Bristol's Undergraduate Internship scheme is now entering its second year after a triumphant first year.
The internship programme, which was launched on 4 March 2013, encourages students in their first and second year of study, as well as returning students in their third year, to embark on 8 week internships at organisations within their field of interest.