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  • UWE enhances student and staff health with smoke-free clinic


    UWE is supporting staff and students to cut down and give up smoking in a new partnership with NHS Smokefree Bristol and South Gloucestershire. UWE's health promotion strategy includes the introduction of a new smoke-free clinic which will be launched on Monday 12 March. The new clinic is based on successful models run by the NHS, which allow people to find the help and support they need in a straightforward and accessible way.

  • February is the month to 'Feel Good' at UWE Bristol


    Students from UWE Bristol will spring into action this month with a series of health and wellbeing events as part of 'Feel Good February'.

    Now in its sixth successful year, 'Feel Good February' is an opportunity for students and staff to focus on their health, fitness and wellbeing through a wide range of activities, taster sessions and events to help them get active and 'feel good'.

  • New chair of University Alliance to be Professor Steve West


    University Alliance has elected Professor Steve West, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England, Bristol, as their new Chair. Professor West will take up the three-year position in August 2012, succeeding current chair Janet Beer, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University, who has been chair since 2009.

  • Club, UWE and Sainsbury's agreement and consultation on Memorial Stadium to get underway in the New Year.


    Bristol Rovers Football Club, the University of the West of England and Sainsbury's have reached legal agreement regarding the proposed new stadium at UWE and the redevelopment of the Memorial Stadium.

  • UWE Bristol building wins South West RIBA award


    A building designed to inspire and help educate UWE Bristol students studying architecture and product design, has won the public sector building 2011 award, from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Stride Treglown, the architects were also been nominated for two other awards for this building, the Constructing Excellence Award and the Green Gown Award.

  • Student loans are "a graduate tax not a debt"


    National Student Finance Day at UWE Bristol

    Monday 14 November 2011, UWE Bristol Frenchay Campus

    UWE Bristol is holding a special event, to help clarify the funding arrangements for students planning to enter Higher Education from 2012, for National Student Finance Day on Monday 14 November 2011.

  • Gloucestershire College + UWE Bristol launch new education and business centre in Gloucester


    Gloucestershire College and UWE Bristol are hosting a lunchtime launch event on Friday 28 October 2011 to mark the opening of a brand new higher education and business centre located at the heart of the Gloucester Docks.

  • World renowned language expert visits Bristol


    UWE Bristol Social Science in the City ™ presents Professor David Crystal - The Fascinating First Year'Tuesday 1 November 2011 18:00 to 20:00 Redland Green School, Bristol

    Social Science in the City ™ at UWE Bristol and the Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit have partnered up to put on a lecture entitled 'The Fascinating First Year' by the world-famous linguist Professor David Crystal.

  • UWE Bristol hosts biggest Employers Fair in the West


    Thursday 3 November 2011

    UWE Bristol Conference and Exhibition Centre, Frenchay Campus

    Thousands of graduates and students will make a beeline for the biggest Employers Fair in the West hosted by UWE Bristol on Thursday 3 November 2011. The Fair will be opened with a motivational speech from pent-athlete Heather Fell.

  • Cycling to work is the best option


    Bristol UWE Travel Challenge

    Cycling is officially the best way to commute in Bristol according to the UWE Bristol Travel Challenge. A group of four staff from UWE Bristol took part in a race today to find out what mode of transport is the fastest and the most satisfying for the daily commute to work.

  • How clean + green is our University?


    UWE Bristol celebrates Sustainability Week, Monday 17 to Friday 21 October

    UWE Bristol has enlisted the help of the Natural Theatre Company who will dress up as 1950s housewives to promote litter recycling during Sustainability Week. Professor Steve West, UWE Bristol Vice-Chancellor, will be joining in the fun and putting on a 'pinny' to help drum home the message about the importance of using bins and recycling rubbish.

  • UWE Bristol supports plans for region's University Technical College


    UWE Bristol is helping City of Bristol College with the plans for a University Technical College (UTC), which have been given the go-ahead to progress to the next stage. The UTC, which is proposed to be known as Bristol Technology and Engineering Academy, plans to offer up to 600 students from the age of 14 an innovative approach to learning through full-time study linked to real projects.

  • UWE links up with US libraries to offer 24/7 advice service


    A new 24-hour online chat service for library users at the University of the West of England (UWE) has just started in time for the new academic year. This means that students and staff can access out-of-hours advice from a network of 400 academic libraries, across the US and in the UK. UWE is one of the first universities in the UK to offer this 24/7 benefit to students and staff.

  • David Willetts meets RoboThespian™ at UWE


    The Minister for Universities and Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts, dropped in on the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) at the University of the West of England today [26 September 2011] where he was greeted by a robot called RoboThespian™.

  • Hello+Welcome to new UWE students


    Welcome Weekend (17 and 18 September, Frenchay and Glenside Campuses)

    Welcome Monday (19 September, Bower Ashton and St Matthias Campuses)

    UWE is throwing open its doors this weekend to welcome 6000 new students arriving at the University for the first time. They will be guaranteed a warm welcome, as the University of the West of England hosts its annual 'Welcome Weekend', with a series of exciting events and support across campuses to help students settle in, make friends and enjoy their university experience from day one.

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