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  • UWE animation students win Crazy Horse short film competition in Stuttgart

    25/07/2011

    Final year students from the University of the West of England's Bristol School of Animation, Constantinos Mavromichalis and Dane Winn, have won the Crazy Horse Session, a competition at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. They competed with other teams of international animators to create a short film using the festival mascot – a Crazy Horse - in just 48 hours.

  • UWE Gospel Choir runner up in national competition

    20/07/2011

    The University of the West of England Gospel Choir has come second in a national competition to find the University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY). Eight choirs sung their hearts out at the final on 16 July at the Peacock Theatre at Sadler's Wells and as runners up UWE's Gospel Choir, which currently comprises 15 students and staff, will perform alongside the London Community Gospel Choir at a special event this coming Autumn.

  • UWE awards honorary degree to Michael Rosen

    20/07/2011

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters to Michael Rosen in recognition of his significant contribution to and impact on primary education and English literature.

  • UWE student leads the fashion pack

    18/07/2011

    UWE Fashion Design student Emily Smeaton has won the Warehouse Design Competition, which is awarded in association with the British Fashion Council.

  • Sea, air and light come to life in Extreme Wave exhibition

    14/07/2011

    Dramatic seascapes by visiting University of the West of England Research Fellow Dr Janette Kerr are on show this summer focussing on the seas around Shetland. The exhibition of works in paint, graphite, charcoal and chalk is at the Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland, until 14 August.

  • Magical musical gloves make debut at TED Edinburgh

    08/07/2011

    Imogen Heap will quite literally have an audience eating out of the palm of her hand when she takes to the stage next week at the TED conference Edinburgh, to perform with her 'magical musical gloves' which have been developed by Dr Tom Mitchell, a lecturer and researcher from the University of the West of England.

  • Feminism in Action conference comes to UWE

    04/07/2011

    The University of the West of England's Gender Studies Research Group will mark its first anniversary by bringing some of the world and UK's foremost feminist thinkers to the University on Monday 11 July 2011 for a free one day seminar – Feminism in Action.

  • UWE fashion student wins Chevrolet design prize

    29/06/2011

    Fashion student Lucy Lambert from the University of the West of England has come first in the national rounds of the Chevrolet international art and design competition. Lucy will receive the 1200 euro award for her 'retro' evening wear design at a prize-giving during the Moving Motor Show at Goodwood's Festival of Speed on 30 June.

  • UWE's Centre for Fine Print Research shaping our future

    22/06/2011

    The Centre for Fine Print Research, part of the Department of Art and Design at UWE, has been cited in a report by Research Councils UK (RCUK) and Universities UK (UUK) to mark Universities Week 2011.

    The report, Big Ideas for the Future, uncovers the top 100 pieces of research that will shape our future. CFPR is referred to twice in the report, in relation to how research can inform and enhance the commercial sector by working in partnership with businesses organisations.

  • Clarke Willmott and UWE announce Young Artist of the Year

    16/06/2011

    UWE student Tristan Ostrowski, has been awarded this year's Clarke Willmott Young Artist of the Year Award at a reception and exhibition hosted by the solicitors firm in their Bristol office.

    This annual award aims to give new creative talent from UWE the recognition it deserves as well as an all important financial and confidence boost to our emerging artists.

  • UWE's Gane Trust scholarship winner announced

    15/06/2011

    UWE's Department of Art and Design has awarded this year's Gane Trust scholarship to Abbie Vickress, a second year Graphic Design student.

    The £1000 scholarship is intended to give the winning student the opportunity to enhance their studies through travel which otherwise may not have been available to them. The Gane Trust is a Bristol based charity which has a particular interest in art, design and craftsmanship.

  • UWE presents prizes to award-winning performers

    13/06/2011

    Students from the University of the West of England have been awarded prizes for excellence and commitment to the Performing Arts at a special award ceremony at the Royal West of England Academy.

  • Stars, vintage cameras and a 1940s bank robbery inspire UWE's art students

    07/06/2011

    Stargazing, a one hundred year old camera and a bank robber with a sleep disorder are among the inspirations behind the University of the West of England's 2011 Art, Design and Media Degree Show. The Show takes place at the Bower Ashton Campus and Spike Island, an international contemporary art centre on Bristol's harbourside. This year's MA Fine Art will show at the Bristol Diving School for the first time.

  • Fashion students inspired by carnivorous plants, the female form and Japanese islands

    02/06/2011

    Memories of the sea, dazzling Indian paisley designs and a deserted Japanese island have inspired students from the University of the West of England, who are showing their collections at Bristol Graduate Fashion Show 2011.

  • Universities and businesses must work together to shape tomorrow's workforce

    31/05/2011

    This is the key message of a lecture given by Nick Wilson, (Managing Director, Hewlett Packard UK and Ireland) at the University of the West of England on Wednesday 1 June at 18.00.

    Nick Wilson, who leads the UK and Ireland operations of the world’s largest technology company, says that partnerships between universities and businesses are essential in delivering skilled innovators who can quickly make a contribution into the UK workforce.

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