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  • First the Olympic Games, now it's time for Great Britain to welcome the robots

    13/08/2012

    FIRA RoboWorld Cup takes place in Bristol from 20 to 25 August 2012

    No sooner has the curtain come down on London 2012 than Great Britain prepares to welcome its next international sporting event – this time with robots as the competitors.

  • UWE boosts business for sports wheelchair charity Motivation

    07/08/2012

    UWE Bristol business studies graduate Jason Williams is helping international charity Motivation increase its income-generating activities, so it can support more disabled people across the world. The charity's work is being showcased at an event to be held on 16 August at the Pump Rooms in Bath, celebrating links between West of England businesses and the Paralympics.

  • UWE Bristol cheer on student Andrew Pozzi on his Olympic debut

    03/08/2012

    UWE Bristol staff and students will be cheering on Business student Andrew Pozzi as he makes his Olympic debut next week. Andrew will compete in the opening round of the 110 metres hurdles at the Olympic Stadium on the morning of Tuesday 7 August.

  • UWE Bristol and HP partner to bring clean energy to Kenyan orphanage

    27/07/2012

    UWE Bristol in partnership with HP, has unveiled a new biodigester* at Baraka Children's Home, an orphanage in Nguu Tatu village just north of Mombasa, Kenya. This is the first step in a wider initiative to improve the quality of life for Kenya's children: the Empower Kenya project.

  • UWE Bristol bamboo clothing entrepreneur has TV debut

    24/07/2012

    Young entrepreneur, Ed Cheney and his bamboo T-shirt business, Maboo will feature in a new business show, The Angel, which launches on Sky 1 at 20:00 tonight [24 July 2012]. The Angel is fronted by billionaire investor John Caudwell of Phones4U fame and presented by Amanda Byram of the Total Wipeout show.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Gerald Lee

    24/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Master of Business Administration to Gerald Lee in recognition of his leadership and transformation of St Monica Trust and for its role in providing groundbreaking services to the elderly and those with dementia.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Ken Hames

    23/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Ken Hames in recognition of his outstanding achievements in leadership and motivation and, in particular, his work supporting young people with disabilities faced with extraordinary challenges.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Stephen Lansdown

    20/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Stephen Lansdown in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Bristol, noting the success of Hargreaves Lansdown plc, his contribution to sport - especially his involvement with Bristol City Football Club - and his help and advice to UWE Bristol in respect of its investment fund and Investment Committee.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Richard Pendlebury MBE DL

    20/07/2012

    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Richard Pendlebury MBE DL in recognition of his social entrepreneurship and services to the charitable sector.

  • Masculinity and the link with the banking crisis

    17/07/2012

    An article on the role of masculinity in the ongoing financial crisis has been published in the July issue of Organisation journal. The article, entitled 'Managing Masculinity/Mismanaging the Corporation' is, according its co-author, Professor David Knights from UWE Bristol, highly topical due to the range of current issues surrounding banking, the LIBOR rate and executive bonuses.

  • 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.

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