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  • Alex Hartley's 'Nowhereisland' captures the imagination of young people across the South West

    09/02/2012

    Artist Alex Hartley's 'Nowhereisland' comes to the South West this summer as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Primary schools, surfers, a group of young mums and a team of refugee footballers have been busy preparing for the arrival of the island, along with its accompanying programme of welcome events, activities and land-based mobile Embassy, to ports and harbours across the region.

  • UWE Bristol graduate designs book cover for Philip Pullman's latest edition of his 'Dark Materials'

    23/01/2012

    A UWE Bristol Illustration Graduate has designed the front cover for world famous author, Philip Pullman's latest edition of 'His Dark Materials' published by Everyman library.

  • UWE helps art and design students break into creative industries

    20/01/2012

    UWE Bristol is hosting a free D&AD Education Day in Bristol on 25 January to give art and design students from across the region a chance to break into the creative industries. Among the events are one-on-one portfolio surgeries where students can get professional feedback on their work.

  • UWE Bristol Illustration students spread Christmas cheer with beautifully crafted cards

    15/12/2011

    A group of entrepreneurial Illustration students from UWE Bristol have produced a series of unique and beautifully crafted Christmas Cards on sale to the public to raise funds for their final year London degree show.

  • Colourful future for UWE in EU print project

    14/12/2011

    The University of the West of England's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) has been named as a partner in a major European network to research the future direction of colour printing. Potential innovations include exploration of the possibilities of using more than the conventional four colours of cyan, magenta, yellow and black to create multi-channel printers.

  • UWE Bristol graduate photographer gets national recognition for amazing photos of nuns and street scenes

    30/11/2011

    A graduate from UWE Bristol, Ibolya Feher, is getting significant recognition for her work. She was runner up in the Guardian Student Media Awards Student Photographer of the Year and a finalist in the London Street Photography Festival earlier this year. Ibolya was also a finalist in the South West Graduate Photography Prize organised by Foto Now.

  • Animation by UWE Bristol student will help to save lives

    18/11/2011

    Could a 40-second clay animation of a cartoon character with a hole in his side, designed and created in a student's bedroom in Bristol save thousands of lives?

    UWE Bristol third year Animation student Hywel Roberts has created a short animated film featuring a character called TRAN MAN, that explains the benefits of a cheap drug called tranexamic acid which helps reduce clot breakdown. The animation will be promoted to doctors worldwide.

  • UWE Bristol Illustration student wins prize at Cheltenham Illustration Awards

    16/11/2011

    A student from UWE Bristol has won the student prize at the internationally acclaimed Cheltenham Illustration Awards.

    Brittany Molineux, a year 2 Illustration student, was presented with first prize for her winning entry, "Heavenly Reindeer Tale" at a recent awards ceremony hosted by the University of Gloucestershire and received an Apple IMac computer.

  • UWE Bristol animations selected for Encounters Short Film Festival

    15/11/2011

    Second year MA animation student Emma Windsor from UWE Bristol has had a short animated film 'MiLK HaRE' selected for screening at the 17th Encounters Bristol International Film Festival this November.

  • Bristol UWE Fellow Janette Kerr elected President of the RWA

    11/11/2011

    Janette Kerr, a visiting fellow from UWE Bristol, has been elected as the fourth female president of the Royal West of England Academy. Janette Kerr studied for her PhD in Fine Art at UWE Bristol and was supervised by Professor Paul Gough who is Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

  • UWE Bristol student raises awareness of lymphatic cancer through viral video

    03/11/2011

    UWE Bristol alumna, Kathryn Fish, who studied Media and Cultural studies, has taken part in a video to raise awareness of lymphoma, the most common cancer in the under 30's.

  • UWE student wins prize for sonic sculpture

    28/10/2011

    A student from UWE Bristol has designed an amazing sonic sculpture that makes music when viewers move around it.

    Harriet Bowman, a level 2 Fine Arts student has won a £1000 Ideas Fund Innovators award for a project entitled 'Field Song' that she has created in collaboration with London based musician Ben Socrates.

  • Scaffolder turned UWE art student wins Jerwood Drawing Prize

    27/09/2011

    Student Kristian Fletcher from the University of the West of England has just won the Jerwood Visual Art's prestigious Student Drawing Prize.

  • Royal Photographic Society awards Saxby Medal to UWE Fine Print researcher

    31/08/2011

    David Huson, research fellow in the University of the West of England's Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR),has been awarded the Saxby Medal by the Royal Photographic Society in their annual awards.

  • UWE tops the region for student satisfaction in key areas

    17/08/2011

    The satisfaction level of UWE students has topped the region in a number of subject areas, covering courses such as Radiotherapy and Oncology, Law, and Management.*

    The National Student Survey published today (Wednesday, August 17) also reveals an increase in UWE's performance across all the themes in the NSS.**

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