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  • MA Curating student wins Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprise

    07/06/2017

    Isaac Blease, an MA/MFA Curating student at UWE Bristol has won the prestigious 2017 Deutsche Bank Arts and Creative Enterprise (DBACE) award for Fine Art and Photography.

  • Student Batsford Prize winner is awarded surprise book deal at prizegiving ceremony

    01/06/2017

    Final year UWE Bristol Illustration student Katie Cottle got more than she was expecting at the Batsford Prize awards ceremony. Delighted to be the winner in the Children's book category, the judges amazed Katie with the surprise announcement that she'd secured her first book deal with Pavillion Children's books.

  • Talented UWE Bristol Creatives to make an IMPRINT at Graduate Degree Show

    01/06/2017

    The next generation of artists, designers and media practitioners will showcase their final pieces of work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. Over 500 new graduates will celebrate their achievements alongside family, friends and industry professionals. IMPRINT takes place across UWE Bristol's City Campus locations at Arnolfini, Bower Ashton and Spike Island from 2 to 8 June 2017. Admission is free.

  • Sophie's Wild Cornwall – 300 mile coastal trek to showcase nature and the environment through social media

    30/05/2017

    Sophie Pavelle, an MSc Science Communication Student from UWE Bristol will use social media this June to document her month long trek along the 300 mile coastline of Cornwall. Sophie's Wild Cornwall aims to highlight how the way we use social media can be changed, to spread the word about nature, the environment and pollution as part of her MSc project.

    Starting on 11 June, Sophie's 22 day adventure along the South West Coastal Path will start in Bude and end on 2 July in Plymouth.

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

    27/04/2017

    “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.

  • UWE law students say 'Magic Circle' scheme opens up a whole new world

    20/04/2017

    Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are effusive about the way a 'magic circle' law firm has opened up their vision about possibilities they had thought were reserved for a privileged few.

    The world leading 'magic circle' law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Derniger runs an annual Stephen Lawrence Scholarship (SLS) designed to address under-representation in large commercial law firms of black men from low-income households. The scheme is aimed at first year law students.

  • 'Same Love' inspired Bristol LGBT choir to take part in student produced programme

    07/04/2017

    A top producer at BBC Radio 4 says a programme produced by students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is of a professional quality.

  • Fashion student honoured by the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters

    21/03/2017

    Eleana Burrows, a final year BA Hons Fashion student from UWE Bristol, has been awarded a bursary from the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters, one of the historical City of London's livery companies.

  • Graduate Filmmaker nominated for RTS West of England Award

    15/03/2017

    Hugo Pettitt, a filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol has been shortlisted for a RTS West of England Award in the Digital Creativity category. This success comes just two years afte Hugo was nominated for a RTS Student Award for his graduate film 'The Invisible School'.

    Hugo was producer on the shortlisted 'Slavery Street', a BBC Three project on modern slavery and goes 'head to head' with the BBC Natural History Unit's 'Attenborough and the Dinosaur'. Hugo also worked on 'Making a Slave' nominated in the Best Short category.

  • Apprentice Engineer awarded IET Engineering Horizons Bursary

    07/03/2017

    Lee Walker, an apprentice and part time BEng Electronic Engineering student at UWE Bristol is the successful recipient of the IET Engineering Horizons Bursary supported by the Lloyd's Register Foundation.

  • Intrepid Wildlife Filmmaker takes on the ultimate endurance challenge

    16/02/2017

    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

    15/02/2017

    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.

  • Student volunteers spread Christmas cheer through technology

    20/12/2016

    Staff and students at Luckwell Primary School in Bedminster have been inspired by technology through a student led project at UWE Bristol.

  • Music Therapy student volunteers applauded for UWE Bristol ReVoice Choir success

    09/11/2016

    UWE Bristol ReVoice Choir, a singing group for stroke survivors with the speech and language disorder aphasia, has been hailed a success thanks to the enthusiasm and dedication of student volunteers from the MA Music Therapy programme at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

  • Graduate stands to receive award after 5 years in a wheelchair

    28/07/2016

    A student at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) stood to receive his degree, having spent the past 5 years in a wheelchair as a result of a car accident.

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