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  • UWE Bristol in top twelve Universities for widening access to Higher Education


    UWE Bristol is in the top twelve Universities in terms of spend for widening access and improving success among students from low income and other under-represented groups, according to a report published today by HEFCE and OFFA. The figures also show that UWE is seventh in terms of the amount invested in ensuring students succeed on their courses after they have enrolled.

  • UWE wins QAA award for best Access to Higher Education provider in UK


    UWE Bristol has been named Higher Education Provider of the Year in the recent QAA Access to HE Awards.

    This award recognises UWE's excellent practice in work with Access to HE Diploma Students.

  • Bristol UWE at Festival of Nature


    From robots vs animals to bioluminescent bacteria, UWE Bristol experts will bring their passion and knowledge to this year's Festival of | Nature this weekend (14-15 June 2014).

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


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

  • UWE Bristol and ETE Teachers invite schools to explore impact of South West Storms


    The UK is currently experiencing its wettest winter on record, with strong winds also battering the country. The South West of England has been worst affected by the storms and persistent rain, with the MET Office reporting that the South of England has experienced one of the most exceptional periods of winter rainfall in at least 248 years. This unusual rainfall combined with strong winds of around 60-80mph, and high spring tides have resulted in high water levels and huge waves causing coastal flooding and damage to the coastline.

    UWE Bristol and Education Through Expeditions (ETE) are inviting schools from across the South West and the UK to join in with an online discussion and debate about the recent storms, and to evaluate their environmental and economic impact.

  • Student journalists report on TeenTech event


    The news story below was written by sixteen year old James Williams, who is studying Sports Journalism at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College. He and fellow students, Connor Summers, Matt Leigh and Jordan Wilkins spent the day at TeenTech observing and writing about the event. They interviewed exhibitors, school children and former Tommorow's World presenter and co-founder of TeenTech, Maggie Philbin.

  • Airbus and UWE Bristol bring TeenTech to the South West


    UWE Bristol has teamed up with Airbus to bring the hugely successful TeenTech event to the ECC.

    TeenTech West, which will take place on Wednesday 9 October 2013 between 09:15 and 14:45, will see 300 children from 30 different schools from across the region, take part in an interactive day that will expose them to the exciting and challenging opportunities that a career in the science and technology industries could present.

  • Mini Mortarboards: UWE Bristol hosts Children's University Graduation ceremony


    Children from four schools across Bristol will be given the chance to glimpse into their future as they graduate from the Children's University (CU) at a ceremony held at Bristol Cathedral. The event, organised in conjunction with UWE Bristol, takes place on Monday 22 July at 10:30, and will see 30 children aged 7-11 take part in their very own graduation, complete with robes and mortarboards. This is part of UWE Bristol's Award Ceremonies fortnight which runs from 15 – 26 July and will see over 4,000 graduates having their awards conferred.

  • Dr Who themed virtual learning brings science and technology to life for Bristol schools at UWE Bristol


    Bristol school students will take part in a Dr Who themed virtual learning event at UWE Bristol on 20 March, for one of the many events celebrating National Science and Engineering Week. The students will learn about astronomy, the weather, 3D modelling of car engines, the human heart and much more.

  • UWE Bristol law students stage mock courtroom event for school


    UWE Bristol law students will be demonstrating their knowledge of international humanitarian law to a group of A level students from the City of Bristol College on Thursday 8 February.

    The law students will be running a mock trial based on the trial of Thomas Lubanga at the International Criminal Court and the A level students will have the chance to take part as lawyers, witnesses, judges and jurors, giving them an insight into the workings of a courtroom.

  • UWE welcomes launch of KIS data


    UWE Bristol welcomes the launch of Key Information Sets (KIS) a brand new information resource launched today [27 September 2012] that brings together information about UK undergraduate courses in a new way

  • Student Finance hotline at UWE Bristol


    Student Finance Day – 20 September 2012

    UWE Bristol is providing a special hotline on 20 September 2012 -Student Finance Day - for students considering entry to university in autumn 2013. The hotline (0117) 328 1111 is open to all young people wanting to find out more about the costs of going to university, not just those who are applying to UWE Bristol.

  • UWE Bristol gives ten top tips on Clearing


    It's not too late for students planning to start an undergraduate course at UWE Bristol this year - even if they do not yet have a place.

  • The Prince's Trust celebrates partnership to boost pupils' technology skills


    Youth charity The Prince's Trust has celebrated a partnership with UWE Bristol and HP, the world's largest technology company, which has helped struggling pupils to boost their technology skills.

  • Pioneering Technology and Engineering Academy to open in north Bristol


    Employers from across the region will meet today (Thursday 28 June) to help steer the development of the new Bristol Technology and Engineering Academy, the first University Technical College in the South West, which is due to open in September 2013.

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