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  • Animation graduate 'Kick-Starts' Bertram Fiddle episode 2

    03/11/2015

    Seb Burnett, who studied for his MA in Animation at UWE Bristol, is currently drumming up support and finances for the second instalment of the award winning Bertram Fiddle 'point and click' adventure game.

    The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle is a traditional 2D point and click adventure game that mixes the classic formula – finding clues, interacting with characters and surroundings - with riveting action elements. Produced by Rumpus Animation, the first instalment - 'A Dreadly Business' - was a darkly comic, murder mystery, which saw the titular character track 'Geoff the Murderer' through the streets of Victorian London, accompanied by his loyal man-servant, Gavin.

  • Our Tiny Home – Architecture graduate featured on George Clarke's Amazing Spaces

    02/11/2015

    Christian Montez, a UWE Bristol MArch Architecture graduate showcased Our Tiny Home, his radical approach to getting on the housing ladder, on a recent episode of C4's George Clarke's Amazing Spaces.

    Our Tiny Home, is the creation of Herefordshire couple Christian Montez and Kyra Powell. Fed up of paying extortionate rental rates, they decided to build their own cabin on farmland entirely from scrap, on a budget of zero pounds, as a stepping stone towards owning their first home. Christian set about this challenge whilst completing his PART II finals at the University.

  • Company keeps it in the UWE Bristol family

    21/10/2015

    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.

  • The Rooms – A celebration of inventions to change and brighten the world

    16/10/2015

    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.

  • Gloucester Cathedral to host graduating nurses for first time

    14/10/2015

    Nurses educated at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) campus in Gloucester will graduate from the city's cathedral for the first time this week.

  • West of England LEP is top for business start-ups

    14/10/2015

    The region covered by the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has been rated as the best of the 39 LEP areas across the country for its record on business start-ups.

  • From amputee to super hero - Open bionics unveil Star Wars, Marvel and Disney themed prosthetics for kids

    09/10/2015

    Open Bionics, the company based in the Technology Business Incubator at Bristol Robotics Laboratory has announced the next generation of bionic hands for young amputees that feature Disney themes.

  • UWE alumnus grows successful healthcare company

    05/08/2015

    A healthcare firm set up by a former University of the West of England student is set to see the company's turnover increase 16-fold this year - after getting outside help to manage cash-flow.

  • Reinventing the wallet, UWE design graduate develops wallet of the future

    05/08/2015

    A UWE Bristol Creative Product Design (CPD) graduate has produced a slim line alternative to the traditional wallet, capable of safely carrying up to 8 cards and notes, whilst simultaneously protecting contactless cards from fraud.

    James Dunlop, founder of imossi, that produces the wallets, graduated with a first in CPD in 2006. Since then he has worked on a number of design projects, including an eco-friendly tent made from recycled plastic and recycled cardboard, designed to combat the vast amount of discarded tents at music festivals around the world. James is now working to bring the N1 wallet to life via the crowdfunding website KickStarter.

  • Graduate sets up business to help feed 'man's best friend'

    23/07/2015

    Homeless and struggling dog owners in Bristol are set to get some additional support, with an innovative new business, set up by UWE Bristol graduate, Verity Jones, that gives out free 'dog boxes' to those in need.

  • UWE awards Honorary Degree to Nathan Filer

    23/07/2015

    Nathan Filer was awarded the Honorary Degree of Master of Letters in recognition of his role in raising awareness through literature and his commitment to mental healthcare.

  • Sheep-shaped and UWE Bristol fashion

    22/07/2015

    The UWE Bristol sponsored 'Lotus' Shaun – that is on display outside the Aardman Animations' building in Bristol as part of the 'Shaun in the City' charity sculpture trail – has created a hive of activity at the University itself, with staff running events to further raise money for The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children's Hospital Charity.

    The 'Far East' inspired Shaun, painted by Shaun the Sheep the Movie writer and director, Richard Starzak, sees many of Aardman's most famous creations adorning the legs and body of the sheep-shaped-sculpture, in different tai chi stances.

  • UWE awards Honorary Degree to Lesley Cowley OBE

    22/07/2015

    Lesley Cowley OBE was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Technology in recognition of her achievement and influence in the field of Technology and her contribution to STEM and STEM ambassadors in schools.

  • UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Sue Fox

    17/07/2015

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Master of Business Administration to Susan Fox in recognition of her outstanding service to the student experience and to the reputation of the University of the West of England in her work with external partners and individuals that has brought so much to the University.

    The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Thursday 16 July 2015 at Bristol Cathedral.

  • 25 years apart, Bristol UWE students unite to create new Students' Union Building

    11/06/2015

    It's been 25 years since Tony Syddall graduated from the University of West England with a degree in Construction Management, but fate has re-united him with his old institution – and he is now mentoring three current construction students who are following in his footsteps.

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