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  • UWE Gospel Choir runner up in national competition

    20/07/2011

    The University of the West of England Gospel Choir has come second in a national competition to find the University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY). Eight choirs sung their hearts out at the final on 16 July at the Peacock Theatre at Sadler's Wells and as runners up UWE's Gospel Choir, which currently comprises 15 students and staff, will perform alongside the London Community Gospel Choir at a special event this coming Autumn.

  • UWE student leads the fashion pack

    18/07/2011

    UWE Fashion Design student Emily Smeaton has won the Warehouse Design Competition, which is awarded in association with the British Fashion Council.

  • Healthy living, fair-trade and robotics workshops win top prizes at UWE's theBizIdea competition

    12/07/2011

    An inspiring opening to this year's theBizIdea awards ceremony by keynote speaker Fraser Doherty set the tone for this celebration of the enterprising achievements of a record number of graduates, students and staff who took part in this year's newly formatted competition. It's never too soon to set up your own business, according to Fraser, who at the age of 21 already has many years of experience behind him with his successful company SuperJam. Fraser continues to grow his business and profits from his recipe book, which includes his grandmother's famous recipes, are funding a charity providing tea dances for pensioners.

  • UWE student wins RSA prize for innovative toaster design

    04/07/2011

    A student from the University of the West of England has won a prestigious RSA Student Design Award prize, ‘the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Award' of £700 for an innovative take on the humble toaster.

    James Eelbeck is in his final year of the Product Design Technology course at UWE and has won the award for his design called ‘Love Toast'. The category brief was ‘Make something disappear: use design to eliminate waste, overproduction or excessive consumption'.

  • UWE fashion student wins Chevrolet design prize

    29/06/2011

    Fashion student Lucy Lambert from the University of the West of England has come first in the national rounds of the Chevrolet international art and design competition. Lucy will receive the 1200 euro award for her 'retro' evening wear design at a prize-giving during the Moving Motor Show at Goodwood's Festival of Speed on 30 June.

  • Clarke Willmott and UWE announce Young Artist of the Year

    16/06/2011

    UWE student Tristan Ostrowski, has been awarded this year's Clarke Willmott Young Artist of the Year Award at a reception and exhibition hosted by the solicitors firm in their Bristol office.

    This annual award aims to give new creative talent from UWE the recognition it deserves as well as an all important financial and confidence boost to our emerging artists.

  • 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.

  • Leggings to improve running speed, seed saver + hand massager feature at UWE's design show

    08/06/2011

    Plan + Make' 10 June 2011, 17.00 - 21.00
    R Block, UWE Frenchay Campus

    Final year degree projects that feature an array of innovative ideas including a hand massager for people with arthritis, leggings designed to improve running speed and a nifty device for gardeners to save seeds will be on display at ‘Plan + Make' at the University of the West of England on 10 June.

  • 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.

  • UWE student volunteers are national digital champions

    11/05/2011

    Five students from the University of the West of England who are helping to close the national digital divide have been chosen to attend Digital Champions Day in London on 11 May.The second year students are all taking part in the government Race Online campaign by running a community internet training project for older people.

  • Join UWE and Bristol University Rowers for the annual harbourside Boat Club Varsity

    09/05/2011

    The University of the West of England and the University of Bristol rowing squads go head to head on Saturday 14 May 2011 from 12.00 to 16.00 for an afternoon of racing at the seventeenth annual Boat Club Varsity.

  • 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).

  • Team UWE triumph in national business challenge

    03/05/2011

    Six enterprising students from the University of the West of England have won the £3000 top prize in the Grand Finals of FLUX500, an intense national business challenge competition. The UWE team triumphed against 31 teams from universities across the UK at the event which was hosted by City of Bristol College at its South Bristol Skills Academy in Hengrove, and sponsored by Experian.

  • UWE domestic abuse service wins Attorney General's pro bono award

    11/04/2011

    Law students from the University of the West of England’s Bristol Law School have won a prestigious Attorney General’s award for a free service offering legal support to victims of domestic abuse.

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