Filmmaking graduate scoops prestigious NAHEMI Award
UWE Bristol Filmmaking graduate, Lutia Swan-Hutton, has won the 'NAHEMI Award for Creativity' at the 22nd Encounters Short Film Festival, which ran at Bristol's Watershed between the 22-25 September 2016.
The NAHEMI is the National Association for Higher Education in the Moving Image and represents all of the major film schools and film courses in the UK and Ireland. Each year, at Encounters, NAHEMI screens the best student films from across the UK and Ireland.
Bristol Distinguished Address Series: Enriching Britain – through our creativity and heritage
RSA Chairman, Vikki Heywood, will examine the strengths of our creative nation in the new world order post Brexit, at the next lecture in this autumn's Bristol Distinguished Address Series to be held at the University's City Campus at Arnolfini.
New report shows how universities and creative sector can collaborate to drive innovation
Creative hubs encourage collaboration, share knowledge between disciplines and are vital to innovation in the creative sector. Universities can play a pivotal role in this process, but, the REACT Report argues, culture change is essential to ensure that happens.
Film created for UWE history project in running for prestigious award
A film documenting a University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) research project about 18th century public executions has been shortlisted for a national prize.
"They were so friendly and so kind and they really helped me out..."
An animated Clearing advice video, produced by a UWE Bristol animation alumnus, and voiced by Hannah Regean, a current Biomedical Science student who went through the process, is just one of the many sources of information and advice the University has created, in order to make Clearing as simple and painless as possible for prospective students.
UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Sir Peter Bazalgette
Sir Peter Bazalgette has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts in recognition of his service to media and arts.
Planning permission for new phase of UWE's City Campus
UWE Bristol has received planning permission for new state-of-the-art studios providing industry standard production and post production facilities for students studying film and journalism programmes.
Bristol Food Connections: What's on the menu for UWE Bristol?
How does music affect flavour? How do our experiences of food both unite and alienate communities? UWE Bristol researchers will reveal more at the annual Bristol Food Connections (29/4 – 7/5), a unique city-wide food festival bringing together the many vibrant food cultures and communities, the business, culture and education sectors to inspire people to celebrate and engage with good food.
Starting on 29 April 2016, this ten day festival will see Bristol's food culture celebrated through over 180 events across the city. As one of the organising partners, UWE Bristol will present a series of activities set to challenge how we think about food.
Music technology student in finals of BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards
Folk musician Jack Cookson has got through to the finals of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards that will be broadcast from the Royal Albert Hall on 27 April.
CAD knowledge key to placement success for Creative Product Design student
Equipping students in advance with the Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills needed for a year in industry, was a key factor in Creative Product Design student, Justin Ireland successfully securing a placement at the Bristol offices of world-leading Graphic Packaging International.
UWE Bristol artist on John Moores Painting Prize shortlist
University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) academic Richard Webb is an internationally respected painter whose work has just been selected for the John Moores Painting Prize 2016. Just 54 artists have been selected from more than 2,500 submissions.
Filmmaking students awarded £7000 from Creative Skillset's production bursaries to fund final films
Students studying on the University of the West of England's (UWE Bristol) BA (Hons) Filmmaking programme, have been awarded the £7000 by Creative Skillset, to help support the production of their final year dissertation films.
Television viewers shun mobile devices when watching favourite shows, says 'second screens' researcher
Television viewers are turning their noses up at using mobile devices to enhance their favourite programmes, according to research carried out at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
Stephen Lawrence Trust and UWE Bristol offer new bursary for young wildlife filmmaker
The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust has partnered with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to offer a unique bursary for a young person wanting to study towards a prestigious MA in Wildlife Filmmaking.
Animation students awarded second place in TV licence 'No Excuses' competition
Animation students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) have been awarded second place in a competition run by TV Licensing and the BBC, to bring to life the bizarre excuses for watching TV without a TV licence.