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  • Students behind £1 million benefits victory up for national award

    20/11/2015

    Law students' work representing benefits claimants wrongly declared fit for employment has helped secure a nomination for a national award.

  • New Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of FBL appointed

    18/09/2015

    Donna Whitehead, currently Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Business and Society at the University of South Wales has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law at UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England).

  • Bristol law students win £1m in welfare benefits for clients

    15/09/2015

    Student volunteers, including UWE Bristol students, at the Avon and Bristol Law Centre have reached £1 million in welfare benefits won for people wrongly declared fit for work by the Department for Work and Pensions.

    £17 billion in welfare cuts were made by the last government and £12 billion more is due to be slashed over the next 3 years. At the same time, legal aid has been all but eradicated for people who want to challenge changes to their benefit entitlement. In Bristol, law students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the University of Law are helping to fill the void of much needed legal advice.

  • UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Jonathan Fisher QC

    22/07/2015

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws to Jonathan Fisher QC in recognition of his outstanding legal expertise and academic contribution to the areas of financial and corporate law.

    The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Friday 17 July 2015 at Bristol Cathedral.

  • UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Simon Walker

    22/07/2015

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Simon Walker in recognition of his outstanding achievement in business administration.

    The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Friday 17 July 2015 at Bristol Cathedral.

  • UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Jackie Longworth

    17/07/2015

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Jackie Longworth in recognition of her contribution to gender equality, both locally and nationally.

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

  • UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Professor Julia Verne

    16/07/2015

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Professor Julia Verne in recognition of her outstanding achievement in business administration.

    The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Wednesday 15 July 2015 at Bristol Cathedral.

  • UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Ann Francke

    16/07/2015

    UWE Bristol awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Ann Francke in recognition of her outstanding achievement in business administration.

    The Honorary Degree was conferred at the Awards Ceremony of the Faculty of Business and Law on Wednesday 15 July 2015 at Bristol Cathedral.

  • Time stands still for start of landmark £50m building

    02/07/2015

    The first stage of construction on UWE Bristol's landmark £50m Faculty of Business and Law will be marked by a 'time capsule' being buried on site on Tuesday 7 July.

    The 'time capsule' containing significant items suggested by students, staff and alumni will be buried on 7 July at 17:30 by University Chancellor Sir Ian Carruthers.

  • UWE Lawyers contribute to rethinking child protection strategy

    15/06/2015

    Researchers from Bristol Law School at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are releasing the first Evidence Briefing to Ministers today from an ESRC funded project entitled 'Rethinking Child Protection Strategy'.

  • UWE Bristol appoints main contractor for landmark £50m project

    02/04/2015

    UWE Bristol (the University of the West of England) has appointed ISG as the main contractor to deliver its new state-of-the art building for the Faculty of Business and Law.

  • Massive marine reserve announced in Budget

    18/03/2015

    In today's budget speech [18 March 2015] the coalition government announced its intention to designate the world's largest marine reserve around Pitcairn Islands. This puts the UK close to presiding over the largest amount of fully protected waters on Earth. America is currently ahead by a few thousand square kilometres after the creation of the extended Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument reserve by President Obama last summer. The UK will now have 1.49m square kilometres of fully protected reserves, compared with the US on 1.57m sq kilometres post this Pitcairn announcement.

  • Alliance universities securing the future of UK research through collaboration and connectivity

    12/03/2015

    Excellent research carried out by UWE Bristol will be showcased in a new campaign launched by University Alliance today.

    The resource – which can be found at www.unialliance.ac.uk/research – contains more than 60 impact case studies submitted by Alliance universities to the REF 2014 exercise.

  • UWE Bristol hosts James Timpson OBE, Chief Executive, Timpson

    27/02/2015

    James Timpson OBE, Chief Executive, Timpson is the latest speaker to address the business community at the Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAs) with a lecture entitled 'Con to Cobbler'. The event will be hosted by Business West.

  • Project that helps students to become 'IP Savvy' shortlisted for national prize

    12/02/2015

    An enterprise that helps students to understand the principle of Intellectual Property (IP) Law, set up by a team of Law students at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), has been shortlisted for the StudentshIP Enterprise Awards.

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