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


    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.

  • UWE's Gane Trust scholarship winner announced


    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.

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


    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


    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.

  • UWE's Foundation in Creative Practices open for late applications


    Students wishing to study Art, Design or Media at UWE in September 2011 still have the opportunity to apply for the Foundation Degree (FdA) in Creative Practices. Late applications to study at Filton College, Bristol and at UWE's Bower Ashton campus are still being accepted.

  • UWE animator makes film for pilot NPH awareness campaign in Bristol


    A talented animation student from the University of the West of England has created a short animated film highlighting the symptoms of a little known condition that mainly affects people over 60 called NPH (Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus).

  • Award success for UWE Graphic Design students


    Eight students from the University of the West of England have been given awards for their graphic design and typography work from the prestigious International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD).

  • UWE Fine Arts collaboration ticks the right boxes


    UWE Fine Arts students are co-curating an exhibition with students from the Chelsea College of Art and Design (CCAD) on Wednesday 11 May 2011, at the Triangle Gallery, London, 11.00 – 19.00.

    Please Come Along and Bring Something is a collaborative project devised by six level 2 UWE students and six level 2 Chelsea students and is part of an ongoing exchange programme between the two universities.

  • UWE filmmakers help build bridges with Jordanian students


    The University of the West of England is hosting a day of film-making for young people from Jordan as part of the Young Bridge Builders programme. The visitors are in Bristol from 18-20 April 2011 as part of a wider ten day-trip to Britain organised by the UK charity Bridges for Communities which aims to promote understanding between different cultures.

  • UWE Artists flourish at prestigious Art of Nurture competition


    Two Illustration graduates from the University of the West of England have won the regional heats and now will compete in the finals of the Art of Nurture, a prestigious national art competition run by Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance.

  • Maths inspired mural shows that Art makes numeracy fun


    Begbrook School mural unveiled on 8 April at 14:45

    A mural inspired by maths and created by school children at Begbrook School, working with a group of student volunteers from the University of the West of England, will be unveiled at the school on Friday 8 April at 14:45 by UWE Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Gough.

  • Come along but Do Not Disturb!


    Lisa Gaudion, a third year Media Practice student at UWE, is producing a multimedia installation in Bristol's Redcliffe Caves as part of her final project.

    Do Not Disturb is a collaboration by a group of final year Media Practice students, exploring the boundary between dreams and reality in a physical experience which includes motion activated audio, projections, an interactive projection, live acting and music, set design and targeted lighting.

  • UWE + Denby Pottery push the boundaries in 3D ceramic print


    The University of the West of England is collaborating with Denby Pottery to push the boundaries in new techniques to print in 3D in ceramics. The Centre for Fine Print Research at UWE has been awarded almost £100k (£97,861) from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to further develop a technology which enables ceramic objects to be printed in 3D.

  • UWE teams up with Oxfam and Orange Street


    'Oxvamp' Fashion Show, the 3rd Floor, Bush House, Bristol Friday 1 April 2011, doors open at 19:00 for 19:30 start A group of student volunteers from the University of the West of England have partnered up with Oxfam and Orange Street Creative Studios to help organise the Oxvamp Fashion Show at Bush House in Bristol on Friday 1 April 2011

  • UWE Chancellor celebrates partnership success in SE Asia


    The University of the West of England in Bristol, United Kingdom is marking its longstanding partnership with Universities in South East (SE) Asia with a tour of Malaysia and Vietnam.

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