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  • UWE hosts conference on generating power from the Severn


    Engineers, economists, local government officials and conservationists are gathering at UWE Bristol this week to discuss innovative and sustainable solutions to generating power from the Severn Estuary. The conference, on 18 April, has been organised by RSPB, Regen SW and The Bristol Port Company.

    The estuary is well known for its potential to provide clean power, but experts for the organising partnership claim that proposals to date have not balanced economic and environmental needs.

  • Bristol shortlisted for European Green Capital Award 2015


    Bristol Mayor George Ferguson has welcomed the decision to shortlist Bristol as one of the four finalists for the European Green Capital Award 2015.

    The city has been shortlisted alongside Brussels, Glasgow and Ljubljana for the award, with the winner being announced on June 14 in Nantes, France.

  • New £1 fare with launch of 3 stop rider on Bristol buses


    Mayor George Ferguson will be the first 3 stop rider passenger at College Green on Thursday 7 March 2013

    UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol have been working with Wessex buses to get fares down for Bristol passengers. Three stop journeys on all Wessex Red services will now cost just £1 with the new 3 stop rider fare.

  • UWE Bristol included in University Alliance report 'Growing Global Graduates'


    UWE Bristol's Graduate internship scheme has been highlighted in a University Alliance (UA) Report, 'Growing Global Graduates', published today showing how UA member universities are the destination of choice for international students whose priority is getting a good job.

    International students whose main motivation is getting a good job are more likely to choose to study at Alliance universities, 24 of the UK's most innovative and enterprising universities. The report found that 87% of international students studying at Alliance universities are studying because they want to get a good job. This is compared to an average of 83%, at UK Universities overall, and in higher education globally.

  • UWE Bristol rises in latest Stonewall Index


    UWE Bristol has risen more than 30 places in the annual Stonewall Workplace Equality Index to 45th position in 2013. Two other Universities are placed higher in this year's table with Cambridge in 11th place and Liverpool John Moore's in 28th. Other Bristol employers featured in the Top 100 are Environmental Agency in 11th (joint with Cambridge University) and Bristol City Council in 21st.

  • Approval for Sainsbury's at Memorial means UWE Stadium will be built


    Last night majority approval of 6 votes to 3 was given at City Hall at a meeting to discuss plans to build a Sainsbury's supermarket on the site of the current Memorial ground, the home of Bristol Rovers. The deal now gives Bristol Rovers the funding to build the stadium.

    The approval means that, subject to Secretary of State sign off, the work will begin on the new UWE Stadium this summer.

  • Glenside Campus access restriction due to road works


    The White entrance at Glenside Campus will be closed from Wednesday 5 September for road works and is likely to remain closed until Saturday 15 September.

    Staff, students and visitors should use the Blue Entrance during this time.

  • UWE welcomes stadium approval


    The University of the West of England welcomes the approval of planning permission by South Gloucestershire Council for building the new Bristol Rovers Football Club (BRFC) stadium at the Frenchay campus.

  • University will be open as usual on Thursday 10 May - National Day of Action in public services


    UCU (University and College Union) have voted to take strike action on Thursday 10 May alongside other unions against changes to pensions schemes.

  • UWE's impact on London 2012 in new report


    A new report launched today as part of Universities Week 2012 shows UWE Bristol's involvement in the UK's Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    The report, Olympic and Paralympic Games: The impact of universities, demonstrates the diverse contribution that universities are making to the 2012 Games, the overall impact on the UK sports industry, and the work institutions and academics are doing around the Cultural Olympiad and 2012 legacy programme.

  • Refreshed reception services for January 2012


    Latest information on refreshed and rebranded reception points for Jabuary 2012.

  • National Day of Action in public services


    Details of how the planned strike action on 30 November will affect UWE.

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