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  • 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.

  • UWE launches international placements for law students

    07/04/2011

    Two law students at the University of the West of England's Bristol Institute of Legal Practice (BILP) are the first to be placed with German law firms as part of BILP's new international placement scheme. Over the summer, Legal Practice Course (LPC) students Simon Curran and Lauren Luscombe will undertake four-week placements at two leading German commercial law firms in Berlin and Dusseldorf.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • UWE's rising stars shine in the fashion world

    01/03/2011

    As Fashion Week hits the headlines around the world, recent fashion graduates at the University of the West England have been making waves to break into this lucrative yet incredibly competitive industry.

  • International recognition for UWE Graphic Design students

    16/02/2011

    BA Graphic Design students from the University of the West of England have had their work recognised as being 'of a consistently high standard' by FontStruct – the online type design tool, sponsored by the world's leading retailer of digital type, FontShop.

  • UWE graduate wins Xcel Student of the Year

    14/02/2011

    University of the West of England Geography graduate, Robert Nichols was awarded the honour of Xcel Student of the Year at the recent Xcel Student Awards 2010 in London. This award topped off a successful evening for the University winning four out of the eight categories with students, Alexandru Atudosie and Jessica Winter also being honoured for their outstanding achievements. The awards were presented by TV presenter, Konnie Huq.

  • UWE radiography student wins top overseas placement

    09/02/2011

    University of the West of England radiotherapy student David Evans has won a prestigious international elective placement in the 2010 Society of Radiographers Work the World Competition.

  • New tools by UWE designers win Dremel seal of approval

    27/01/2011

    The University of the West of England and Dremel (Bosch) have linked up to give Creative Product Design (CPD) and Product Design Technology (PDT) students opportunities to showcase their talents. So impressed were Dremel senior management with the professionalism of the students that they are keen to develop this new partnership further.

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