- UWE Bristol student conservationists progress to finals of the Quarry Life Award
A team of student conservationists from UWE Bristol were judged as one of the top five UK entries in reaching the finals of the Quarry Life Award, a prestigious international competition.
- UWE Bristol supporting enterprise with launch of new market on East Street Bristol
UWE Bristol Student Enterprise team have been working with the Bedminster Town Team to rejuvenate East Street in Bedminster with the launch of a new market this Saturday 12 April. The market will run every Saturday for 12 weeks initially from 11:00 until 15:00.
- It's as much a mental challenge as a physical one says UWE Bristol Marathon runner
Kade McConville a first year student at UWE Bristol studying Business and Law will join 37,000 runners on Sunday 13 April 2014 to complete the London Marathon, raising awareness of mental health for the charity Mind.
- UWE Bristol Human Rights student wins prestigious internship with UN Women in New York
Catherine Phillips, an MA Human Rights student from UWE Bristol has secured a prestigious internship in New York with UN Women. Catherine has been busy raising funds to make the trip happen and so far has managed to secure free flights from Virgin Atlantic as well as working at two jobs to earn the money.
- Bristol's Universities launch the 20th Anniversary Varsity Boat Race 2014
On Saturday 26 April 2014 Bristol's floating harbour will once again play host to the annual Varsity Boat Race that pits UWE Bristol against neighbours the University of Bristol.
- Research conference prepares UWE Bristol Business students for workplace
1 April 2014, 16:00-18:00, UWE ECC
Year One Business students from UWE Bristol will showcase their research to the business community at a student conference, as part of a research module dedicated to developing the skills needed by employers.
- UWE Bristol Atlantic Challenge rowers return to UK on Saturday
UWE Bristol students Hannah Lawton and Lauren Morton of Team Inspirational Friends will return to the UK at 07:30 on Saturday 29 March, after their incredible Atlantic Challenge adventure. The girls had hoped to row from La Gomera to Antigua as the youngest all female team ever to complete the challenge, but their attempt was scuppered through a series of unfortunate events, that led to them having to abandon their boat after 96 days.
- UWE Bristol Fashion student honoured by the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters
Cathy Van Hear, a final year BA Hons Fashion student from UWE Bristol, has been awarded a £2,500 David Bethal Bursary from the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters, one of the historical City of London's livery companies.
The Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters can trace its origins to 1589. It is one of the 108 Livery Companies that contribute to the history and traditions of the City of London. Each year it grants educational bursaries and awards to talented final year students who are undertaking research projects that may be of benefit to the knitwear and knitting industries.
- UWE Bristol and Milestones Trust launch Creative Club
UWE Bristol and Milestones Trust have launched a 'Creative Club' in which vulnerable adults from the Trust undertake creative projects with support from UWE Bristol students.
- UWE Bristol rowers abandon Atlantic Challenge after an incredible 1,000 mile adventure
Two brave students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have had to call it day in their attempt to row across the Atlantic from La Gomera to Antigua as part of the Talisker Grand Atlantic Challenge. After more than 90 days at sea on a journey that has been beset with problems the rowing duo for team Inspirational Friends has had to abandon their attempt. They are currently sailing to Canada on a Belgian ship and should reach land in the next couple of weeks.
- UWE Bristol students out in force for Student Volunteering Week - 24 February to 2 March 2014
UWE Bristol student volunteers are heading out into their community to mark Student Volunteering Week. They will be helping two Bristol organisations in the North and the South of the City, Filton Community Garden and Windmill Hill City Farm.
UWE Volunteering and UWESU have been running an 'I Love Volunteering' campaign throughout February to encourage students to get involved in a range of volunteering roles.
- UWE Bristol Fashion student is finalist of FAD competition at London Fashion Week
Hattie Buckwell, a final year Fashion student from UWE Bristol, will showcase her work at London Fashion Week (14-18 Feb)as part of a competition organised by the fashion charity Fashion Awareness Direct (FAD).
As one of 16 finalists from 10 universities across the UK, Hattie will present her designs at the exclusive Fashion Scout catwalk show on 18 February.
- 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.
- UWE Bristol MA student filmmakers capture all the fun of Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year celebrations were in full swing at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery at the weekend. Now Bristolians can relive the fun by watching a short film of the community events captured by UWE Bristol MA student filmmakers.
- UWE Bristol graduate President of the Royal Town Planning Institute in its centenary year
UWE Bristol graduate Cath Ranson has been inaugurated as President of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) in its centenary year in central London. Cath is the first President to have graduated from the former Bristol Polytechnic (now UWE Bristol) where she studied part time for a postgraduate diploma in Town and Country Planning, graduating in 1983.