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  • UWE students to run Ultra challenge in aid of Combat Stress

    17/01/2011

    Student Marc May is planning to take part in a 50km charity run with three other students from the University of the West of England's Athletics club in aid of the charity Combat Stress.

  • 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.

  • UWE student joins Aston Martin junior racing team

    07/12/2010

    Student James Appleby from the University of the West of England has just been announced as a member of the new official Aston Martin Racing Junior Team - Generation AMR. The announcement was made at the annual Aston Martin Racing awards dinner, held at Gaydon in Oxfordshire, Aston Martin's headquarters. According to Aston Martin Racing, the team will focus on young driver development, and was born from the joining of two family teams that competed against each other in the inaugural Aston Martin GT4 Challenge of Great Britain.

  • Pest control idea wins Universities SW awards

    29/11/2010

    Bright ideas based on agriculture swept the board at this year's Universities South West Enterprise Awards (USWEA) in both the student and staff/alumni categories. Winner of the Best Student Business plan was Charlie Hancock of the Royal Agricultural College (RAC) with Vermtek which provides scientifically-based, cost-effective solutions to pest problems. The idea offers a proactive approach to prevention, as well as estate maintenance and other outdoor services. Winner of the Best Staff / Alumni Business plan was Cotswold Gold Ltd, an idea from Charlie Beldam and Lawrence Millett-Satow also of the RAC for a high quality rapeseed oil for culinary use produced using 'zero waste' principles.

  • 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 student named Intern of the Year by Microsoft

    19/11/2010

    Rebecca Williams, a BA (Hons) Business Studies student, Bristol has been chosen by Microsoft as Intern of the Year for her contribution to the company during her placement year.

  • 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 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 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.

  • UWE's Independent Theatre Company in the spotlight

    11/03/2010

    UWE's Independent Theatre Company (UWE ITC) is celebrating continuing success with their inaugural production of John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's A Whore.

  • UWE graduate named in prestigious art guide

    22/01/2010

    UWE Drawing and Applied Arts graduate, Lucie Smailes, has been named in a prestigious art guide as one of the UK's top young artists.

    The limited edition Catlin Guide profiles the 40 most promising arts graduates from art schools and colleges across the UK as chosen by curator of the Catlin Prize, John Hammond.

  • UWE Independent Theatre Company celebrates award success in Minsk

    30/10/2009

    After a successful run at The Redgrave Theatre in Bristol, UWE Independent Theatre Company (UWE ITC) has won two awards for its inaugural production - Tis a Pity She's a Whore at the Teatralny Koufar International Student Theatre Festival (28 September - 3 October) in Minsk, Belarus.

  • UWE student wins Jerwood Drawing Prize

    02/10/2009

    Drawing and Applied Arts student Rox Goffin has won the Jerwood Foundation's prestigious Student Drawing Prize.

    Rox, who has just started the second year of her BA degree in Drawing and Applied Arts at UWE, submitted a piece called 'Untitled', which was selected as one of 75 pieces to be part of the exhibition from over 2200 entries.

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