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  • Oodles founder credits student team for successful launch of new charity microdonations app


    “Ready to hit the ground sprinting” is the verdict of Founder, Matthew Pullinger on the career prospects of the UWE Bristol final year students who developed the interface for Oodles, a new innovative platform for making micro-donations to charity.

  • Bristol balloon breaking world records and showing the world we are open for business


    The world record attempt for the largest number of balloons to cross the English Channel at once has been broken today, Friday 7 April. At 06.10 am the skies above Dover were filled with 82 colourful balloons, as the fleet began its journey across one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.

    The Bristol Balloon owned by Business West, UWE Bristol and Destination Bristol joined the record balloon flight conveying the message that Bristol is still very much open for business with Europe.

  • Free public lecture series brings top level business leaders to Bristol


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) announces the programme of speakers for the forthcoming Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

    Now in its eighth year, the Bristol Distinguished Address Series is well regarded by the City's business community as the leading place to hear about the challenges, issues and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership.

  • International design firm taps into UWE tech expertise to develop digital prototypes


    A leading design company with a growing international reputation is to work with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to evolve its digital services.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Airbus' Tom Williams CBE


    Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Tom Williams CBE, has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his contribution to operations, manufacturing and business.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: What does it take for a creative small business to thrive?


    Simon Belsham, CEO,, will speak about what it takes for creative small businesses to thrive in today's world at the next address in the Bristol Distinguished Address Series at UWE Bristol.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series welcome Harrods MD, Michael Ward


    Why luxury is relevant to the UK economy and the barriers faced by developing companies? This is the theme of the next lecture to be delivered by Michael Ward, Managing Director of Harrods at the next Bristol Distinguished Address Series at UWE Bristol.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: The future of nuclear: Lady Barbara Judge CBE, Chair of the Institute of Directors


    Successive governments have claimed support for renewing the UK's ageing nuclear energy infrastructure, but progress to date has been slow. Hinkley Point C will be a massive engineering challenge, requiring significant funding from China, but it can only be the first of a new generation of nuclear stations.

    Lady Barbara Judge CBE will look at the state of play when it comes to nuclear power, and the issues governments face when deciding to build new power plants at the next lecture in the Bristol Distinguished Address Series at UWE Bristol.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series:Post-Brexit Britain – the road ahead


    Vicky Pryce, Board Member, Centre for Economics and Business Research, will look ahead at the fractious relationship between politics and economics and its role as the UK navigates the difficult road ahead post-Brexit at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: the certain challenge of managing in uncertain times


    People and organisations are living in uncertain times. Brexit has compounded this uncertainty. Lucy Armstrong, Chief Executive of The Alchemists, will urge people to take the long view: plan for the future and prepare for changes at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

  • Graduate raises £80k to launch world's first magnetically-controlled pencil


    An award-winning graduate from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has set his sights on a career as a top-selling designer after inventing the world's first magnetically-controlled pencil.

  • Future Space at UWE Bristol opens for business


    The state-of-the-art Future Space business workspace at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)Frenchay Campus has been handed over to the management team at Oxford Innovation.

    Future Space at UWE Bristol provides a unique destination for science and technology companies and includes shared and co-working offices, an equipped lab, upgradeable workshops and dedicated offices. Occupants will also access support from business advisers to help their companies grow.

  • Healthcare manufacture brought into our living rooms


    Imagine a future where patients are enabled to print tablets designed to their genetic makeup or where bespoke prosthetics could be printed locally on demand.

    A research network called 'Redistributed Manufacturing in Healthcare Network' (RiHN) led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has won Engineering and Physical Services Research Council (EPSRC) funding to investigate how technology advances could mean manufacturing of healthcare products are brought closer to users; in some cases as close as their own front room.

  • Business and Law Clinic launches at UWE Bristol's £16.5m Enterprise Zone 'Future Space'


    As part of its new University Enterprise Zone ("UEZ") activity, the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is launching a pro bono legal service for small businesses in collaboration with Bristol law firm Gregg | Latchams Ltd and international legal practice Osborne Clarke LLP. This support will be provided within the new Future Space Centre on Frenchay Campus.

  • "They were so friendly and so kind and they really helped me out..."


    An animated Clearing advice video, produced by a UWE Bristol animation alumnus, and voiced by Hannah Regean, a current Biomedical Science student who went through the process, is just one of the many sources of information and advice the University has created, in order to make Clearing as simple and painless as possible for prospective students.

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