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  • 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.

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

    26/05/2011

    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).

  • UWE + University of Bristol co-host international Luce Irigaray Seminar Symposium

    23/05/2011

    Luce Irigaray International Seminar

    Friday 17 June @ 17.00

    Verdon-Smith Room, Institute for Advanced Studies

    University of Bristol

    Members of the public will join students and academics from the University of the West of England and University of Bristol at a free international seminar in Bristol on Friday 17 June 2011 celebrating the work of internationally renowned Belgian feminist and philosopher Professor Luce Irigaray.

  • Award success for UWE Graphic Design students

    09/05/2011

    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

    05/05/2011

    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

    18/04/2011

    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.

  • People like us: why some middle class families opt for the local comp

    06/04/2011

    A book co-authored by a UWE academic delves into the assumptions and motivations of liberal parents in making decisions about secondary schools.

  • UWE Artists flourish at prestigious Art of Nurture competition

    06/04/2011

    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

    04/04/2011

    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!

    30/03/2011

    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

    28/03/2011

    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.

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