Oscar winning studio to mentor animation students
The Bristol creators of Shaun the Sheep and Wallace & Gromit are taking part in an industry-mentor programme for Post Graduate Animation students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) Bower Ashton City Campus.
Company keeps it in the UWE Bristol family
Two UWE Bristol students have recently been taken on by a web design and online marketing company, already steeped in UWE Bristol history, thanks to apprenticeships encouraged by the University.
Lid to be lifted on high-tech world of laser cutting as UWE studio throws open doors
The doors of a university studio filled with cutting-edge technology used by top designers will be swung open for a unique event showcasing the work of craftspeople in the digital age.
The Rooms – A celebration of inventions to change and brighten the world
5-7 November 2015, Silver Street, Bristol
A playground filled with battling robots and fabulous beasts, a bio-activated maze and an interactive light garden are just some of the 53 imaginative inventions, including more than 11 projects from UWE Bristol, which will take over the old Fire Station, Magistrates Courts and Police Station in Bristol City Centre for a three day festival this November.
Centre for Moving Image Research launches international cinematography festival
Preparations are well underway for the inaugural 'Bristol International Festival of Cinematography', operated and sponsored by UWE Bristol's Centre for Moving Image Research (CMIR).
The Festival, which will run from 15-18 September 2015, will see some of the biggest and brightest names in the world of cinematography, conduct seminars, give presentations and participate in open discussions on subjects ranging from high-tech issues, to women in cinematography, and early-careers advice.
Bristol Bright Night is back, a celebration of the City's world-class research
Bristol Bright Night returns to the streets of Bristol on the evening of Friday 25 September 2015 for an unmissable free celebration of the wealth of scientific research taking place on our doorsteps.
Graduates are key to a global knowledge economy, says Steve West
UWE Bristol Vice-Chancellor, Professor Steve West has dismissed reports in the media that the UK labour market is oversaturated with graduates in non-graduate roles.
UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Wendy Darke
UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts to Wendy Darke in recognition of her inspirational achievement in bringing the Natural World to audiences worldwide.
The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education on Monday 13 July 2015 at Bristol Cathedral.
New green initiatives launched as Festival of Nature takes centre stage in Green Capital year
13-14 June 2015, Bristol Harbourside
Two major new green initiatives are being launched at this year's Festival of Nature Wild Weekend to celebrate Bristol's year as European Green Capital.
UWE Bristol's Regional History Centre launches its first film
The Ballad of Johny Walford, is the first film from UWE Bristol's Regional History Centre. It marks a landmark development in the centre's approach to historical research, which is strongly focused on public engagement and knowledge exchange with partners in the arts, heritage and cultural sectors.
Media regulators go head to head for first time
The Bristol School of Film and Journalism at UWE is hosting the first head to head debate between two rival media regulators this week.
On Thursday Matt Tee, Director of IPSO, and Jonathan Heawood, Director of IMPRESS, the two competing post-Leveson press regulators, will be at UWE's Bower Ashton campus.
National Photography award success for UWE Bristol's, Angus Fraser
Angus Fraser, Senior Lecturer – Photography at UWE Bristol has won the Bar Tur Photobook Award 2014 in its inaugural year. The annual award offers an emerging photographer a publishing deal to the value of £20,000 and the opportunity to work with The Photographers' Gallery and Trolley Books over the course of a year to produce their first book in 2015. The winner was recently announced at a special ceremony in The Photographers' Gallery.
UWE graduate works on BBC's ground-breaking new documentary
UWE Bristol graduate, James Dalby, recently finished working as an Edit Assistant on the BBC's ground-breaking new natural history documentary, The Snow Wolf Family and Me, which will be aired on BBC2 on 29 and 30 December at 21:00.
UWE's world-leading research increases by 170%
The volume of world-leading research at UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England, Bristol) has gone up by 170%, according to the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 out today.
UWE's Digital Cultures Research Centre launches cookbook of recipes for creating new tech platforms
How can a hop, skip and a jump unlock a story?
How could the spirits of a place send you a text?
What would it be like to have a social media pet?
Anyone who has ever asked a question like this needs The Pervasive Media Cookbook – a collection of tech recipes where designers, engineers, artists and performers create new platforms to deliver art, entertainment and education to new audiences in new ways.