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  • UWE media students dominate regional RTS award nominations

    13/01/2011

    Students from the Media Practice course at the University of the West of England have once again dominated the nomination stages of the Royal Television Society Student TV awards for the South West region. Media Practice students have notched up five nominations in the total of six and are assured of a win in the Fiction category as all the finalists are from UWE.

  • Aardman Digital talk this Friday lnchtime

    06/12/2010

    Dan Efergan, Creative Director of Digital at Aardman Animations will be speaking at the Pervasive Media Studio on Friday 10 December. The event is free of charge for UWE staff and students.

    The Pervasive Media Studio is the base for UWE's Digital Cultures Research Centre and opens its doors every Friday lunchtime for informal talks by Studio residents and associates.

  • Place+Environment exhibition opens in city centre

    25/11/2010

    Art and Design students at the University of the West of England are exhibiting their work at the Destination Bristol shop underneath the Watershed, on Bristol's harbourside, from 1 – 20 December

  • UWE Photography student gains international recognition

    19/11/2010

    Marcus Riley, a first year Photography student at UWE, has won a prize in a major international photography competition.

    The International Aperture Awards is an annual competition with nine 'open categories', including sport, commercial and journalism, and three amateur categories, attracting entries from professional and budding photographers from around the world.

  • UWE awards honorary degree to Dick Penny

    15/11/2010

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts to Dick Penny in recognition of his significance to Bristol's cultural media and his work in aligning a range of people to influence national debate and strengthen Bristol's status within it.

  • UWE filmmakers celebrate Doc/Fest success

    03/11/2010

    Two Media Practice graduates from the University of the West of England have had their short films shortlisted for the Sheffield Student Doc Award at Europe's biggest Documentary Film Festival, the Sheffield International Documentary Festival.

  • UWE student named Clarke Willmott Young Artist of the Year

    24/06/2010

    University of the West of England student, Alice Jones, has been awarded the Clarke Willmott Young Artist of the Year Award at a reception hosted by the solicitors firm in their Bristol office.

  • Inaugural prize for Graphic Design announced

    23/06/2010

    Final year Creative Arts student Rowan Caney has won the inaugural CODA Architecture Design Award for innovation in Graphic Design in a commercial editorial context.

    This is the first year that the £750 prize has been awarded. The prize was set up by Amelia Taylor, former co-ordinator of UWE's Creative Arts Enterprise Office, and Ronnie Rennoldson, Director of Bristol-based CODA Architects.

  • UWE welcomes local schools and colleges to Creative Arts Degree Show

    11/06/2010

    UWE's School of Creative Arts will be hosting visits from more than 800 young people from schools & colleges across the region that are interested in art, design and media at the 2010 Creative Arts Degree Show next week.

  • Industry events give UWE students the creative edge

    29/04/2010

    Leading names from Bristol's creative industries will be taking part in the latest of a series of industry forum events for students at UWE's School of Creative Arts (SCA).

    The events, organised by the SCA Enterprise Office, are a valuable opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in design or the media to gain an insight into what it takes to get noticed in an increasingly competitive and fast moving environment.

  • New award announced for UWE fashion students

    27/04/2010

    One of the world's leading scissor brands has partnered with the University of the West of England (UWE) in a brand new initiative to foster and encourage the next generation of talent in Fashion Design and Fashion Textile Design.

  • UWE animation students promote cancer research

    26/04/2010

    A team of Animation students from the School of Creative Arts at the University of the West of England (UWE) have won first prize in a competition organised by the charity, Killing Cancer.

  • UWE's Digital Cultures Research Centre launches

    21/04/2010

    The Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC) at the University of the West of England has been officially launched at the Pervasive Media Studio in Bristol, where it will share space with the Studio's diverse network of creative talent, technology companies and content commissioners.

  • UWE D3 graduate in competition success

    15/03/2010

    A graduate from UWE's School of Creative Arts has won a major prize for a piece of work that she completed as part of her final year project.

    Katherine Morgan graduated in July 2009 from BA Design: Process, Material Context (D3) following success with other D3 students at the New Designers exhibition in London, where the group won Best Stand.

  • Media Practice documentary selected for International Film Festivals

    03/03/2010

    A short documentary film by Media staff and a Media Practice graduate from the University of the West of England has been selected for not one but 4 international film festivals in 2010.

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