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  • Connect Lockleaze project wins prizes for tackling digital exclusion

    17/06/2013

    The Connect Lockleaze project is being widely recognised for its achievements in helping people who do not have access to vital services online.

    The project brings together UWE Bristol, Hewlett-Packard (HP), the Lockleaze Neighbourhood Trust (LNT), Lockleaze Primary School and Early Years Centre and the North Bristol Advice Centre (NBAC). It has created three state-of-the-art information technology (IT) venues that are supportive and unthreatening, where people from Lockleaze can come to learn what the digital world has to offer, or refresh and develop their skills.

  • Food 4 Thought: UWE helps reveal our carbon footprint

    13/06/2013

    Bristol Festival of Nature, Bristol Harbourside

    Saturday June 15 10.00 – 18.00

    Sunday June 16 11.00 – 17.00

    UWE Bristol is taking part in the UK's largest free natural history event, the Bristol Festival of Nature, which celebrates its tenth anniversary this summer.

  • UWE helps new students to shop local with YourStreet gift cards

    06/06/2013

    Photo/Filming Opportunity

    What: Launch of YourStreet Gift Cards

    Where: Nailsea Electrical & 102 Cookery School, Gloucester Road

    When:Saturday 22 June 2013

    Time:11:00-16:00

    Next year's new intake of UWE Bristol undergraduates will be welcomed with a YourStreet gift card worth £10, valid in a wide range of Bristol's independent retailers.

  • Down by the riverside: Eastville school hosts River Frome film festival

    05/06/2013

    More films from the River Bank

    Saturday 8 June 2013 13.00 – 16.00

    Glenfrome Primary School, Eastville, Bristol

    A festival of films on the challenges and benefits of living by the River Frome in Eastville is on show at Glenfrome Primary School on Saturday 8 June.

  • Project Zulu brings South African Township children's choir to the West

    07/05/2013

    The vibrant sounds of a primary school choir from Kwazulu-Natal will bring Bristol to life when it tours the West in May and June.

    Project Zulu are an extraordinary ensemble of singing, drumming and dancing children from Sithobelumthetho Primary School in the Madadeni Township, KwaZulu-Natal.

  • UWE Bristol partners with BHF shops and joins the fight for every heartbeat

    29/04/2013

    UWE Bristol has teamed up with British Heart Foundation Shops (BHF) to launch a new scheme to encourage students to donate unwanted things and help generate vital stock. 100% of the profits raised will go towards the fight against heart disease and fund the BHF's life-saving research.

  • Civic leadership in Bristol: what difference can a directly elected mayor make?

    22/03/2013

    Interim findings reveal opportunities for city leadership

    The mayoral model of governance offers the opportunity to give a real boost to civic leadership in Bristol - according to the majority of respondents in an independent study of leadership in the city carried out just before the mayoral election last November. The findings from the study will be presented at a research launch event with the authors of the project and Mayor George Ferguson on Friday 22 March at the City Hall in Bristol.

  • UWE celebrates Year of the Snake with food, dance and music

    04/02/2013

    UWE Bristol is celebrating the Year of the Snake with events in Bristol and on campus.

    UWE is sponsoring this year's Chinese New Year celebrations at two of Bristol's flagship museums. Bristol Museum & Art Gallery and M Shed are working with local people to put on an action-packed weekend programme of events to welcome the Year of the Snake on 9 and 10 February.

  • UWE Bristol gets ready to 'Feel Good'

    01/02/2013

    February is the month to feel good at UWE Bristol. Students are getting ready to avail themselves of a number of health and wellbeing events organised as part of 'Feel Good February'.

    Now in its seventh successful year, 'Feel Good February' is an opportunity for students and staff to focus on their health, fitness and wellbeing, by taking part in a range of activities and taster sessions.

  • UWE Bristol student is flying high with local air ambulance charity

    13/12/2012

    A local air ambulance charity has decided to offer a permanent part-time position to their UWE Bristol intern, after being impressed with her enthusiasm and dedication to their cause.

  • Project Zulu take on charity swim to bring South African Choir to Bristol in 2013

    10/12/2012

    Saturday 15 December, 09:00, Clevedon beach

    Project Zulu, a group of 10 student teachers and two tutors from UWE Bristol will bravely take on the chilly waters of the Bristol Channel for a charity swim to raise funds to bring a South African primary school to Bristol next June.

  • Food for the Hungry charity to benefit from UWE Gospel Choir and Big Band performance

    22/11/2012

    Monday 26 November, 19:30 at UWE Glenside Campus, 1H1D

    Music lovers will be treated to a sell-out performance from UWE Bristol's talented Gospel Choir and Big Band in aid of Food for the Hungry on Monday 26 November at 19:30 at UWE Glenside Campus.

  • Surfing the Avon to bring South African Choir to Bristol in 2013

    22/10/2012

    An Education lecturer from UWE Bristol will paddle a surf board from Bradford on Avon 26 miles to the Arnolfini in Bristol in one day to raise funds for Project Zulu on Saturday 27 October.

  • UWE Bristol launches new community garden

    16/10/2012

    Sustainability Week, Monday 15 to Friday 21 October 2012

    UWE Bristol will mark sustainability week by unveiling plans for a new community garden on Frenchay Campus.

  • World's first 'before and after' study of the impact of a Directly Elected Mayor

    16/10/2012

    What impact will a Directly Elected Mayor have on the way Bristol is governed? A team of experts from Bristol's two universities will examine the difference that the introduction of a Directly Elected Mayor will make in what is believed to be a 'world first' in urban studies.

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