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  • UWE Bristol hosts BUCS indoor rowing championship


    UWE Bristol will host the first indoor rowing event ever held in Bristol at the University's Centre for Sport on this Sunday 4 December 2011.

    250 rowers from across the south of England will be taking part in the British Universities Indoor Rowing Championships (BUCS). Competition takes place across six categories including seniors, who will be battling to reach 2km in the shortest time and beginners aiming to hit 1km.

  • UWE Bristol takes on the 2012 Gold Challenge in aid of NSPCC


    UWE Bristol is running a '2012 Gold Challenge' at the University's Centre for Sport on Monday 5 December 2011 to fundraise for the NSPCC. The all day event will challenge gym users to work individually to cover a combined total of 2012km on the cardio machines.

  • Students help to improve lives on expedition to Kenya


    Students and staff from the University of the West of England have been improving the lives of young people in Tsavo, Kenya through community projects and coaching sports as part of a four week volunteering expedition.

  • UWE graduate seeks sponsorship to achieve Everest dream


    University of the West of England graduate, Mollie Hughes is seeking sponsorship to help her achieve her dream of becoming the youngest British woman to climb Mount Everest in May 2012.

  • UWE to host International Hockey Tournament


    The University of the West of England's Centre for Sport will be hosting top hockey teams from across the country and Ireland at its world class hockey pitch on 10 -11 September 2011 when the second UWE Hockey trophy gets underway.

  • UWE welcomes stadium initiative


    The University of the West of England welcomes the proposal for a new football stadium at the Frenchay Campus through a groundbreaking agreement with Bristol Rovers Football Club (BRFC) subject to planning permission.

  • Join UWE and Bristol University Rowers for the annual harbourside Boat Club Varsity


    The University of the West of England and the University of Bristol rowing squads go head to head on Saturday 14 May 2011 from 12.00 to 16.00 for an afternoon of racing at the seventeenth annual Boat Club Varsity.

  • UWE plays host to top European boys U18 hockey competition


    Aspiring young hockey players in Bristol will have the opportunity to watch top class international hockey for free this week, 18 -20 April 2011 at the University of the West of England's, Centre for Sport.

  • Bristol Academy Women's FC sign deal with UWE


    Bristol Academy Women's Football Club has announced that they have agreed a major sponsorship deal with the University of the West of England (UWE). This comes just days after the club announced other agreements worth over £30,000 with commercial partners which will support the Club as it competes in the FA Women's Super League (FAWSL) commencing in April 2011.

  • Do female footballers ignore pain to stay in the game?


    There are key sociological and psychological factors that affect the way girl and women footballers experience pain, injury and risk according to a new study by a researcher at the University of the West of England.

  • UWE to host Men's Premier Division England Hockey Matches


    The University of the West of England will play host to world class indoor hockey games this weekend (11-12 December 2010) as the first week of the England Hockey Indoor Men's Premier Division get underway.

  • UWE in Bristol-Kenya Partnership


    The University of the West of England will be accommodating the Kenyan Olympic Team during the 2012 Olympic Games in London, as well as providing training facilities for the team. A delegation from Kenya including former Olympic medallist Dr Kip (Kipchoge) Keino, who is chairman of the Kenyan Olympic Committee, members of the current Kenyan Olympic team, and the Kenyan Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Dr Paul Otuoma, visited UWE on 1 November to finalise the plan for the team.

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