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  • UWE Bristol and local libraries team up to offer wider access

    05/03/2014

    UWE Bristol and South Gloucestershire libraries have teamed up to make it even easier for the public and students to access library services.

  • Royal visitor to see latest robotics at BRL at UWE Bristol

    07/02/2014

    HRH the Duke of York, KG will gain an insight into the latest advances in robotics research when he visits Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) on Monday 10 February 2014.

    Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) is the leading and largest academic centre for multi-disciplinary robotics research in the UK. It is a collaborative partnership between the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol) and the University of Bristol, and home to a vibrant community of over 100 academics and industry practitioners, which lead current thinking in service robotics, intelligent autonomous systems and bio-engineering.

  • UWE Bristol MA student filmmakers capture all the fun of Chinese New Year

    05/02/2014

    Chinese New Year celebrations were in full swing at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery at the weekend. Now Bristolians can relive the fun by watching a short film of the community events captured by UWE Bristol MA student filmmakers.

  • UWE Bristol gets ready to 'Feel Good'

    31/01/2014

    Feel Good February is back at UWE Bristol and bigger and better than ever.

    Students and staff are getting ready to benefit from a number of free health and wellbeing events organised as part of the month long campaign.

  • Foundation stone laid for new student accommodation at UWE Bristol

    30/01/2014

    Construction has started at UWE Bristol on a £13m project to create 396 new student bedrooms in a town house style development on Frenchay Campus.

    Professor Steve West (Vice-Chancellor) will lay the foundation stone for the new development in a ceremony on Thursday 30 January 2014 at 13.30.

  • UWE Bristol will be open as usual on 31 October 2013 - National Day of Action in HE

    24/10/2013

    The unions, UCU (University and College Union), Unison and UNITE have voted to take nationwide HE sector strike action on 31 October 2013 on pay issues.

  • UWE Bristol wins award for outstanding energy-saving achievements

    25/07/2013

    UWE Bristol has been honoured with an award for 'Outstanding Achievement' for an impressive 10% in energy savings from 2009 – 2012.

    The award was given by environmental champion Jonathon Porritt at the Carbon Champion Awards 2013, where a number of businesses and organisations in the West of England were recognised for their impressive contributions towards cutting energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.

  • UWE Bristol gets green light for Masterplan

    07/06/2013

    UWE Bristol's vision to build a university for the 21st Century came a step closer yesterday [ 6 June 2013] with outline planning permission for the University's Masterplan being granted by South Gloucestershire Council. The Masterplan aims to satisfy UWE's changing needs over the next 25 years with a range of building proposals supported by the necessary infrastructure.

  • UWE Bristol Stadium closer to becoming built

    13/03/2013

    UWE Bristol welcomes the news that Bristol City Council has been informed by the Secretary of State that he has approved the decision to grant planning permission to J Sainsbury's, for a mixed use development on the existing Bristol Rovers site.

  • UWE Bristol double winners at Fairtrade Business Awards for second year in a row

    11/03/2013

    UWE Bristol has won two awards for the second successive year at the annual South West Fairtrade Business Awards. The awards, which are sponsored by The Co-operative, were held at Bristol's Colston Hall and presented by chef and entrepreneur, Levi Roots on Friday 8 March.

    The UWE Coffee Cart, a joint venture between UWE Bristol and UWE Student Union, beat off stiff competition to pick up the award for Best Fairtrade Catering Outlet, whilst the UWE Student Union shop won gold in the Best Fairtrade Retailer category.

  • New £1 fare with launch of 3 stop rider on Bristol buses

    07/03/2013

    Mayor George Ferguson will be the first 3 stop rider passenger at College Green on Thursday 7 March 2013

    UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol have been working with Wessex buses to get fares down for Bristol passengers. Three stop journeys on all Wessex Red services will now cost just £1 with the new 3 stop rider fare.

  • UWE Bristol media facilities now amongst best in UK

    25/02/2013

    New flagship media facilities and equipment at UWE Bristol are amongst the best in HE in the UK, bringing practical benefits to students and to their learning.

    The recently opened state-of the-art facilities costing £2.2 million enable students studying creative industry courses to develop hands-on skills that will prepare them for the competitive world of work.

  • UWE Bristol gets ready to 'Feel Good'

    01/02/2013

    February is the month to feel good at UWE Bristol. Students are getting ready to avail themselves of a number of health and wellbeing events organised as part of 'Feel Good February'.

    Now in its seventh successful year, 'Feel Good February' is an opportunity for students and staff to focus on their health, fitness and wellbeing, by taking part in a range of activities and taster sessions.

  • UWE Bristol offers 3D printing to all students

    21/01/2013

    UWE Bristol is leading the way amongst UK universities by making 3D printing technology available to all students by locating a 3D printer in the main university library.

    It is believed to be the first 3D printer in an academic library in the UK. The new initiative is made possible through a donation from 3D Systems Limited.

    3D print technology, also known as additive layer manufacturing, is a rapidly developing technology with applications in manufacturing, engineering and academic research. It is sometimes available to university students on relevant courses – such as creative product design or engineering courses. For example UWE Bristol already has 3D printers within the Faculty of Technology and in the leading Centre for Fine Print Research.

  • New UWE Bristol mobile App gets rave reviews

    07/11/2012

    The new App launched recently by UWE Bristol is already getting five star reviews from the Apple® App Store℠. After a softly, softly launch earlier this summer the UWE Mobile App is proving popular amongst students and will be of enormous interest to prospective applicants who need to learn more about the university.

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