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  • What links mountain bike armour, super heroes &Trufflehogs?


    South West Universities continue to champion enterprise SW Enterprise Awards - 16 November 2010 – Plymouth Holiday Inn Advanced manufacturing techniques to pioneer a mountain biking armour product, a photographic super hero who can be summoned by clients to save their valuable jumbled historical family photos and a children's picturebook publishing company - these are just a few of the ideas from regional entrepreneurs that are competing for a prestigious business prize.

  • UWE in Bristol-Kenya Partnership


    The University of the West of England will be accommodating the Kenyan Olympic Team during the 2012 Olympic Games in London, as well as providing training facilities for the team. A delegation from Kenya including former Olympic medallist Dr Kip (Kipchoge) Keino, who is chairman of the Kenyan Olympic Committee, members of the current Kenyan Olympic team, and the Kenyan Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Dr Paul Otuoma, visited UWE on 1 November to finalise the plan for the team.

  • Bristol and Dutch cities collaborate to beat recession


    Representatives from Bristol and five of the largest cities in the Dutch Province of Overijssel are to collaborate on beating the recession and tackling climate change at an ideas exchange event taking place in the city on 4 and 5 November 2010.

  • Seven UWE students win prestigious placements in CERN


    Seven students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have won prestigious placements this year at CERN, one of the world's largest and most respected centres for scientific research, and home to the Large Hadron Collider facility. So far this year a total of 14 UK students have been accepted for placements at CERN and more students may be selected later in the year.

  • UWE at forefront of UK Education links with Vietnam


    The University of the West of England looks set to become a major player in provision of Higher Education awards in Vietnam. The ground has been prepared by UWE's leaders over the last six years and already some of Vietnam's top Universities have signed up to validated courses in law, economics and biosensing technology.

  • Industry events give UWE students the creative edge


    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.

  • UWE's Digital Cultures Research Centre launches


    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.

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