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  • 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.

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


    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


    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


    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


    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.

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


    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


    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

  • Join UWE for a night of springtime classical music


    The University of the West of England Symphony Orchestra, Singers and Soloists are delighted to present their Spring concert on Saturday 26 March 2011, 19:30 at Bristol Cathedral. The evening's performances will be conducted by Ian Holmes and Roger Huckle and will include two famously iconic works of the orchestral and choral repertoire: Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 and Bruckner's Te Deum.

  • UWE graduate's 'Kate Middleton dress' makes £78k at auction


    A dress designed by a fashion graduate from the University of the West of England that was modelled by Kate Middleton for a charity Fashion Show has sold for £78,000 at an auction in London.

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