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  • Last chance to register for Communicate 2012


    Communicate 2012: Breaking Boundaries

    October 24th/25th, Passenger Shed, Bristol

    Communicate, now in its tenth year, is the annual conference for environmental communicators, bringing together a blend of NGOs, media professionals, green business leaders, academics and policy makers. With over 100 different organisations represented each year, Communicate gives delegates the opportunity to stay informed on the crucial current and upcoming debates in the sector, share best practice, hear from world leaders in the field, and get direct feedback on their own communication campaigns. See website for further information and to register.

  • UWE Students' Union hosts Mental Health Awareness Road Show


    UWE Students' Union in partnership with UWE's Healthy University group and Wellbeing Services will mark World Mental Health Day (Wednesday 10 October) with a weeklong road show, aimed at raising students' awareness of mental wellbeing and the advice and support services on offer to them at the University.

  • Bristol's hidden river to be celebrated with weekend of community events


    Capturing stories about the flood history of the River Frome, learning about its wildlife including the European eel and a special dance-circus finale are just some of the events that will take place on 29 and 30 September to celebrate Bristol's hidden River Frome.

  • UWE Bristol and HP partner to bring clean energy to Kenyan orphanage


    UWE Bristol in partnership with HP, has unveiled a new biodigester* at Baraka Children's Home, an orphanage in Nguu Tatu village just north of Mombasa, Kenya. This is the first step in a wider initiative to improve the quality of life for Kenya's children: the Empower Kenya project.

  • UWE Bristol invests £13m support for students who are missing out on higher education


    UWE Bristol is committing £13 million a year to reach out and support students who despite obtaining the qualifications are still missing out on higher education because of their background.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Ken Hames


    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Ken Hames in recognition of his outstanding achievements in leadership and motivation and, in particular, his work supporting young people with disabilities faced with extraordinary challenges.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Richard Pendlebury MBE DL


    UWE Bristol will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration to Richard Pendlebury MBE DL in recognition of his social entrepreneurship and services to the charitable sector.

  • 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.

  • The Prince's Trust celebrates partnership to boost pupils' technology skills


    Youth charity The Prince's Trust has celebrated a partnership with UWE Bristol and HP, the world's largest technology company, which has helped struggling pupils to boost their technology skills.

  • UWE sponsors Pride Bristol 2012


    UWE Bristol is sponsoring Pride Bristol 2012 on 14 July. The event will celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities across the South West in the spirit of diversity.

  • Golden Olympic trade opportunities for Bristol businesses


    Businesses in the South West are urged to make the most of golden Olympic opportunities for trade, with the London 2012 Games giving an estimated £21 billion boost to the British economy.

    UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) South West, in partnership with the RELAYS Project, is running a series of events in Plymouth, Bristol and Gloucester in July, for companies to learn about trade opportunities with sub-Saharan nations keen to do business with the UK.

  • UWE and HP pilot new project to digitally reconnect North Bristol communities


    Communities in Lockleaze are the first to benefit from a new initiative from neighbours UWE Bristol and HP aimed at reconnecting groups that are digitally excluded in a rapidly expanding technological age.

  • Healthy planet indicator bugs and blubber gloves at UWE Bristol's Festival of Nature display


    Visitors to UWE Bristol's tent at this year's Bristol Festival of Nature will be able to look for indicator bugs, lichens and micro-organisms under the microscope and learn how their presence or absence reveals the health of the environment.

  • UWE Professor leads Bristol bid for EU Green Capital Award


    Professor Martin Bigg, Chair of the Bristol Green Capital Partnership, Professor of Environmental Technology Innovation at UWE Bristol and Director of the Environmental iNet (a UWE sponsored initiative supporting green businesses in the South West), will be part of a team on a unique mission to Brussels on 8 June 2012.

  • UWE runs sports taster day to mark Olympic torch relay


    UWE Bristol is holding a sports taster day on 23 May to highlight its sports-related courses and opportunities for prospective students. The event is timed to coincide with the Olympic Flame being carried through Bristol.

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