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  • 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.

  • UWE teams up with Oxfam and Orange Street

    25/03/2011

    '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

    22/03/2011

    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

    18/03/2011

    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.

  • Koestler Highly Commended Award for Music in Time Project

    17/03/2011

    Music in Time, a creative music programme developed by Superact, in collaboration with the University of the West of England and the Age Concern Older Offenders Project (ACOOP), recently won a Koestler Highly Commended Award for their work with Dartmoor Prison. The music programme won a Singer-Songwriter category commendation for the production of a music CD with prisoners entitled 'No Rhyme or Reason'.

  • UWE & HMP Bristol present ' CON-Artists' art exhibition

    15/03/2011

    CON–Artists 16 – 18 March 2011 UWE Bower Ashton Campus, Bristol Wednesday 16 – Friday 18 March,10:00 – 16:00 The University of the West of England's Bower Ashton Campus will be hosting an exhibition of artwork from a class at HMP Bristol, in a collaborative project between HMP Bristol and UWE's Department of Art and Design.

  • CON-Artists exhibition at UWE's Bower Ashton campus

    14/03/2011

    UWE's Bower Ashton Campus will be hosting an exhibition of work from the art class at HMP Bristol in a collaborative project between HMP Bristol and UWE's Department of Art and Design.

    CON-Artists showcases the creative talents of current and ex-prisoners at HMP Bristol, including independently produced cell work as well as work produced in the prison's art class.

  • Can philosophy make you happy? - top minds gather for forum

    10/03/2011

    Does a degree in philosophy prepare students for employment? How does philosophy contribute to culture and can it help us be happy? These are some of the topical questions to be aired by a panel of top philosophers in Bristol at a forum co-organised by the University of the West of England (UWE) and the University of Bristol.

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