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  • UWE Bristol in top 12 universities for lowest levels of graduate unemployment

    12/07/2012

    UWE Bristol has maintained its strong position for graduate employment according to the latest figures on graduate destinations. The latest Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education figures, published by the Higher Education Statistics Authority, show that despite the recession and a very challenging year for graduate jobs, unemployment levels among UWE graduates only went up by 0.1% from 6.6% to 6.7%.

  • Golden Olympic trade opportunities for Bristol businesses

    21/06/2012

    Businesses in the South West are urged to make the most of golden Olympic opportunities for trade, with the London 2012 Games giving an estimated £21 billion boost to the British economy.

    UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) South West, in partnership with the RELAYS Project, is running a series of events in Plymouth, Bristol and Gloucester in July, for companies to learn about trade opportunities with sub-Saharan nations keen to do business with the UK.

  • UWE and HP pilot new project to digitally reconnect North Bristol communities

    13/06/2012

    Communities in Lockleaze are the first to benefit from a new initiative from neighbours UWE Bristol and HP aimed at reconnecting groups that are digitally excluded in a rapidly expanding technological age.

  • Single parents need more support in search for jobs, says new research

    11/06/2012

    Despite wanting to work, single parents on Job Seeker's Allowance (JSA) are not getting the support and training they need to gain quality employment, according to major new research by the Single Parent Action Network (SPAN) and UWE Bristol. The report's Bristol launch will take place at UWE on 21 June 2012.

  • UWE Professor leads Bristol bid for EU Green Capital Award

    30/05/2012

    Professor Martin Bigg, Chair of the Bristol Green Capital Partnership, Professor of Environmental Technology Innovation at UWE Bristol and Director of the Environmental iNet (a UWE sponsored initiative supporting green businesses in the South West), will be part of a team on a unique mission to Brussels on 8 June 2012.

  • An environmentally friendly robot

    01/05/2012

    Robots that decompose once they have reached the end of their mission could soon be deployed in the environment, thanks to a Research Project Grant of over £200,000 from the Leverhulme Trust.

  • UWE Bristol and M Shed co-host conference on West Country writing

    01/05/2012

    M Shed Bristol 11 and 12 May 2012

    The Regional History Centre at UWE Bristol and the M Shed museum will co-host a two day conference at M Shed on 11 and 12 May 2012 that will explore the historical contribution of writers and writing to the making of the English West Country.

  • Bristol mayor referendum:UWE Bristol expert available

    01/05/2012

    Professor Robin Hambleton from UWE Bristol is available for media interviews relating to the Directly Elected Mayoral debate.

    Robin Hambleton is Professor of City Leadership in the Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments, UWE, Bristol. He is an international expert on civic leadership and local governance, and has provided advice to local authority leaders and Directly Elected Mayors (DEMs) in many countries

  • Get Paid: UWE Bristol researcher, Dr Salima Paul, provides trade credit advice for small businesses

    05/04/2012

    UWE Bristol's Dr Salima Paul, in collaboration with Professor Rebecca Boden (University of Roehampton), has published a report, 'Getting Paid: lessons for and from SMEs', commissioned and funded by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). This was the first major qualitative study of the problems faced by UK businesses being paid late. Dr Paul interviewed 40 UK firms and their larger suppliers to gain a better understanding of the factors that influence payment arrangements and relationships between companies.

  • National Employee Savings Trust (NEST): Who gains, who loses?

    26/03/2012

    National Employee Savings Trust (NEST): Who gains, who loses? was the topical subject of a recent one day event at UWE Bristol exploring the impact of the National Employee Savings Trust initiative to be introduced in 2012.

  • £1,000 subsidy to help environmental business employ 'green undergraduates'

    26/03/2012

    A new funding initiative providing environmental businesses with £1,000 towards the temporary recruitment of an undergraduate has been launched by UWE Bristol and the Environmental Technologies iNet.

  • New Banksy book – The Bristol Legacy

    26/03/2012

    Banksy: The Bristol Legacy

    Edited by Paul Gough

    Redcliffe Press

    Published April 2012

    160pp 100 (mainly colour) illustrations softback £14.99

    The Banksy v Bristol Museum exhibition held in 2009 was arguably the most successful exhibition held in the city attracting record numbers of visitors who queued for hours to witness what some may consider to be the most anarchic ever takeover of an established regional museum.

  • UWE Bristol students and staff get ready to carry the Olympic Flame as part of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

    20/03/2012

    Students and staff from UWE Bristol are celebrating today as it was announced that a quartet of Torchbearers have been chosen to represent the University as part of Samsung's nomination programme for the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

  • Meet the leaders of industry at UWE Bristol

    19/03/2012

    Thursday 22 March 2012, 18:00-20:30, Frenchay Campus

    Christine Hodgson, CEO of Capgemini will explain how businesses can benefit from embracing technology at the next Distinguished Executive Address at UWE Bristol.

    'Embracing Technology for Success' will address: Digital Transformation – how technology is moving from the 'engine room' to helping businesses connect with their customers. Christine will explain how successful organisations are using technology to drive efficient business and better customer experiences.

  • UWE debate to focus on legalisation of prostitution

    16/03/2012

    A debate organised by the Women Law Students Forum at UWE Bristol will feature Julie Bindel, a renowned feminist freelance journalist who will argue against the legalisation and decriminalisation of prostitution and Jean Johnson, a WI Representative campaigning for the legalisation of brothels in the UK. The debate will take place at the Frenchay Campus of UWE at 16:30 on Monday 2 April 2012.

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