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  • Graduate Filmmaker nominated for RTS West of England Award

    15/03/2017

    Hugo Pettitt, a filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol has been shortlisted for a RTS West of England Award in the Digital Creativity category. This success comes just two years afte Hugo was nominated for a RTS Student Award for his graduate film 'The Invisible School'.

    Hugo was producer on the shortlisted 'Slavery Street', a BBC Three project on modern slavery and goes 'head to head' with the BBC Natural History Unit's 'Attenborough and the Dinosaur'. Hugo also worked on 'Making a Slave' nominated in the Best Short category.

  • UWE Bristol and The Students' Union record best ever results at SW Fairtrade Business Awards

    14/03/2017

    UWE Bristol has won four awards, its best ever tally at the annual South West Fairtrade Business Awards. The awards were held at Bristol Cathedral on Friday 10 March 2017 and hosted by Helen Cooper, Managing Director of Neal's Yard Remedies.

  • Pre Higher Education Careers Service shortlisted for UK Career Development Award

    07/03/2017

    UWE Bristol has been shortlisted for a national award by the Career Development Institute (CDI).

    The Pre Higher Education Careers Service team are finalists in the UK Career Development Awards, in the category of 'Higher Education Widening Participation Pre-Entry Guidance Award'.

  • Apprentice Engineer awarded IET Engineering Horizons Bursary

    07/03/2017

    Lee Walker, an apprentice and part time BEng Electronic Engineering student at UWE Bristol is the successful recipient of the IET Engineering Horizons Bursary supported by the Lloyd's Register Foundation.

  • US - Mexico borderland communities are resilient - says researcher

    28/02/2017

    An academic from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) who has extensively studied communities on the borderlands between the US and Mexico, says these communities' strong cross-border cultural identity and economic ties make them undaunted by the possibility of a physical wall.

  • Does AI pose a threat to society? Full house for British Academy Debate

    23/02/2017

    Wednesday 1 March, 18.30-20.00, UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre

    Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics at UWE Bristol will call for greater regulation of AI and awareness of safety and ethical concerns at a free event debating the hot topic of whether robots will ever take over from humans.

  • Intrepid Wildlife Filmmaker takes on the ultimate endurance challenge

    16/02/2017

    Katy Parrott, a recent MA Wildlife Filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol signed up for the experience of a life time, beating off 1000s of other applicants to fly off to South Africa to star in the current BBC Two series Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week.

  • Student talent applauded at UWE Bristol awards

    15/02/2017

    Signing up for TV's toughest endurance challenge, painting an 80 sq. community mural and leading a successful art therapy club are just some of the successes of the finalists at this year's Celebrating UWE Talent awards.

  • UWE Bristol sees strong uplift in the proportion of 'First in Family' students

    02/02/2017

    In a boost to social mobility, the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has seen an increase in the proportion of students who come from families with no previous experience of higher education in the last 4 years. Data published today from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows the proportion of students from low participating neighbourhoods entering the University has increased from 11.5% to 14.6%. This exceeds the current 11.3% university average and the 12.3% funding council benchmark.

  • Free public lecture series brings top level business leaders to Bristol

    11/01/2017

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) announces the programme of speakers for the forthcoming Bristol Distinguished Address Series.

    Now in its eighth year, the Bristol Distinguished Address Series is well regarded by the City's business community as the leading place to hear about the challenges, issues and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership.

  • Student volunteers spread Christmas cheer through technology

    20/12/2016

    Staff and students at Luckwell Primary School in Bedminster have been inspired by technology through a student led project at UWE Bristol.

  • Do lemurs love chocolate? New study to understand primate use of cacao plantations in Madagascar

    13/12/2016

    UWE Bristol conservation biologists have teamed up with Bristol Zoological Society, in a Conservation International (CI) funded study to increase understanding of the interaction between lemurs and cacao farms. The study aims to help scientists and farmers develop agricultural and land-use planning practices that favour the conservation of these important and iconic species.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Airbus' Tom Williams CBE

    30/11/2016

    Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Tom Williams CBE, has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his contribution to operations, manufacturing and business.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address Series: What does it take for a creative small business to thrive?

    29/11/2016

    Simon Belsham, CEO, notonthehighstreet.com, will speak about what it takes for creative small businesses to thrive in today's world at the next address in the Bristol Distinguished Address Series at UWE Bristol.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Philippa Lowthorpe

    23/11/2016

    Philippa Lowthorpe has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts in recognition of her contribution to film and television.

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