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  • Bristol Music Trust and UWE Bristol sign new partnership


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Bristol Music Trust (BMT) have agreed a new strategic partnership.

    The Bristol Music Trust is a charitable trust that runs both the Colston Hall and Bristol Plays Music. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two institutions provides a framework for new strands of collaborative activity between the University and BMT.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Philippa Lowthorpe


    Philippa Lowthorpe has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts in recognition of her contribution to film and television.

  • UK's largest ever study reveals origins of 45,600 surnames


    We all have a surname, but how many of us know anything about its origin and history? A major Arts and | Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded research project led by a team at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will unveil the UK and Ireland's largest and most comprehensive collection of family names published by Oxford University Press.

  • Cultural education fair and lecture series to launch at Arnolfini


    Fair: 10 November 2016, 16:00 - 18:00, Arnolfini Talk: 19:00 - 21:00

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Arnolfini, are hosting the first Cultural Education Fair - a chance for educators and students to find out about creative and cultural opportunities for young people in the city.

  • Best of Britannia brought to the West


    Stalls: 10:00 – 18:00, 5-6 November, St George's, Bristol

    Panel Discussions: 18:00 – 20:00, 4 November and 11:00 – 12:30, 5 November, City Campus at Arnolfini

    Tickets and Event Information

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), working in partnership with Destination Bristol, is bringing the Best of Britannia (BOB) event to the West for the first time.

  • Bristol and Bath are the go to cities for design


    Bristol and Bath by Design report launch

    The Swan at Shakespeare's Globe London, 3 November 2016
    12:30 – 13:15 followed by lunch

    The unparalleled success of the design industry, from aerospace to illustration, in the Bristol and Bath region should be celebrated and acknowledged. The two cities also need designated funding to enable growth to support connectivity and networks between specialist businesses and to showcase the region as the UK leader in the design sector.

  • 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.

  • UWE Bristol academic wins national wildlife photography award


    Dr Jeanette Sakel, a University of the West of England Linguistics lecturer and National Teaching Fellow, scooped the top prize in the 'Close to Nature' category of this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards, with a photo of tadpoles taken on the University's Frenchay Campus.

  • UWE Bristol lecturer and Roald Dahl aficionado pens new essay on author to mark centenary


    A lecturer at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has penned an essay about Roald Dahl to coincide with the centenary of the much-loved writer's birth.

    The essay co-written by Dr Ann Alston has been included in a new book called Wales of the Unexpected, which has a cover illustration created by the best-selling author's long-time collaborator Quentin Blake.

  • "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.

  • Fashion students host catwalk show at the Arnolfini


    Over the weekend of the 4 and 5 June UWE Bristol's final year Fashion students will be hosting a dramatic Fashion event at Bristol's leading contemporary art venue, the Arnolfini. The event will showcase the very best of this year's | Fashion, Textile and Fashion Communication students, whose work explores a diversity of ideas and perspectives on the world of fashion.

  • Talent of the future takes centre stage at the Creative Industries Degree Show


    Over 500 Art, Design and Media graduates will showcase their final pieces of work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. 'The Show' is being held at the Bower Ashton Campus, and across the City Campus, at Spike Island in South Bristol and the top floor of the Arnolfini, from Saturday 4 June to Friday 9 June 2016. Admission is free.

  • 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.

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