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  • UWE Bristol top post 1992 University in the South West


    The University of the West of the England (UWE Bristol) is the top post 1992 University in the South West according to the latest Complete University Guide. The University has climbed three places since last year from 56th place to 53rd.

  • UWE Bristol gets planning go ahead for student housing


    UWE Bristol has received planning permission from South Gloucestershire Council for a new development of student housing on Frenchay Campus. The project will consist of 396 student bedrooms in a development of town houses.

  • UWE Bristol will be open as usual on 3 December 2013 - National Day of Action in HE


    Issue date: 26 November 2013

    The Unions, UCU (University and College Union), Unison and UNITE have voted to take nationwide HE sector strike action on 3 December 2013 on pay issues.

    They have called for national industrial action on 3 December 2013. This means that the Unions have asked all staff who are members of the Unions at UWE Bristol not to take part in any University activity on that day. Not all UWE Bristol staff are members of the Unions.

  • UWE Bristol students and staff to benefit from signing of agreement with Santander


    Scholarships, travel bursaries, enterprise prizes and internships are among the benefits that UWE Bristol will receive as part of the partnership agreement with Santander Universities Global Division which will be signed this week. The three year agreement, which amounts to £40,000 per year for a three year period with an additional £15,000 to support internships in the first year, will focus on international exchange, entrepreneurial activities and the mobility of students and researchers within universities that already partner with Santander.

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


    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 leads new AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training


    The University of the West of England together with Falmouth University and the University of Plymouth has won a major bid from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to become one of seven new Centres for Doctoral Training.

    The 3D3 consortium will run for five years from September 2014 with ten doctoral students across the three institutions recruited per annum in digital design, digital media and digital arts, including music and performance.

  • UWE Bristol undergraduates given gift of YourStreet


    This year's new intake of UWE Bristol undergraduates will receive a free YourStreet gift card, worth £10, upon registering for their chosen course. The card is valid in a wide range of Bristol's independent retailers and is an attempt by the University to help new students settle into life in Bristol as well to promote local independent retailers and services.

  • UWE Bristol public consultation on student accommodation plans


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has recently been granted outline planning permission for the University's master plan and a number of projects are now coming forward as the master plan is implemented.

    The outline permission includes proposals for additional student accommodation at a number of locations on the Frenchay Campus. Wallscourt Park is the first of the student accommodation sites to go through this process.

  • UWE filling Clearing places in record time


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is filling vacant places in Clearing in record time.

    The phone lines opened earlier than usual on Thursday 15 August at 07:00 and 50 admissions staff fielded over 4,000 calls through-out the day from anxious 'A' level students wanting to secure a place at the University. At the beginning of the day there were around 500 places, out of an annual student intake of 5,000, on just a few courses that remained unfilled through the usual application route.

  • Bristol businesses fight it out at Corporate Challenge rugby match


    UWE Bristol is holding an action-packed day of touch rugby on 28 June as part of Bristol's lead-up to being a host city for the Rugby League World Cup 2013.

    Twelve of Bristol's leading organisations will battle it out in a bid to win the Bristol Corporate Challenge Cup 2013. Each team consists of male and female employees from these organisations.

  • Connect Lockleaze project wins prizes for tackling digital exclusion


    The Connect Lockleaze project is being widely recognised for its achievements in helping people who do not have access to vital services online.

    The project brings together UWE Bristol, Hewlett-Packard (HP), the Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust (LNT), Lockleaze Primary School and Early Years Centre and the North Bristol Advice Centre (NBAC). It has created three state-of-the-art information technology (IT) venues that are supportive and unthreatening, where people from Lockleaze can come to learn what the digital world has to offer, or refresh and develop their skills.

  • UWE Bristol integral to success of Bristol winning European Green Capital


    The University of the West of England played a key role in helping the city to win the bid to become the European Green Capital.

    The promotional films featured work by UWE Bristol researchers looking at technologies that could transform our futures through sustainable energy creation and water management.

    To view the film click here.

  • UWE Bristol gets green light for Masterplan


    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 partners with BHF shops and join the fight for every heartbeat


    UWE Bristol has teamed up with Bristol City Council, the University of Bristol and the British Heart Foundation shops (BHF) to launch a new scheme to encourage students to donate unwanted things and help generate vital stock. 100% of the profits raised will go towards the fight against heart disease and fund the BHF's life-saving research.

  • TEDMEDLive comes to Bristol


    Could the quantum computing revolution transform drug development? Are there new approaches for improving sleep? Do people benefit from being diagnosed with early-stage dementia? These are some of the questions that will be discussed at the UK's first TEDMEDLive event to be held in Bristol at the MShed on Thursday 18 April.

    TEDMEDLive Bristol will bring together some of Bristol and the UK's leading thinkers, researchers and innovators and will be the official launch of Bristol Health Partners. The event aims to inspire and provoke, to share ideas and find ways to transform the understanding of, and approach to, key health problems in Bristol and beyond.

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