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  • UWE Bristol Fashion student is finalist of FAD competition at London Fashion Week

    17/02/2014

    Hattie Buckwell, a final year Fashion student from UWE Bristol, will showcase her work at London Fashion Week (14-18 Feb)as part of a competition organised by the fashion charity Fashion Awareness Direct (FAD).

    As one of 16 finalists from 10 universities across the UK, Hattie will present her designs at the exclusive Fashion Scout catwalk show on 18 February.

  • UWE Bristol's Team Entrepreneurs present Uni Wars - Battle of Bristol

    14/02/2014

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    20/02/2014

    Uni Wars – Battle of Bristol is the first event organised by The Student Company, a team of aspiring entrepreneurs on UWE Bristol's innovative BA Business (Team Entrepreneurship) degree.

    The event will see students from UWE Bristol and University of Bristol embracing the friendly local rivalry in a series of games and challenges throughout the night.

  • UWE Bristol MA student filmmakers capture all the fun of Chinese New Year

    05/02/2014

    Chinese New Year celebrations were in full swing at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery at the weekend. Now Bristolians can relive the fun by watching a short film of the community events captured by UWE Bristol MA student filmmakers.

  • UWE Bristol graduate President of the Royal Town Planning Institute in its centenary year

    21/01/2014

    UWE Bristol graduate Cath Ranson has been inaugurated as President of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) in its centenary year in central London. Cath is the first President to have graduated from the former Bristol Polytechnic (now UWE Bristol) where she studied part time for a postgraduate diploma in Town and Country Planning, graduating in 1983.

  • Social Netball flying at UWE Bristol

    10/01/2014

    UWE Bristol has been selected by England Netball to be part of the University Netball Officer Programme.

    A University Netball Officer (UNO) is a student volunteer that is empowered, supported and deployed by England Netball in conjunction the UWE sports development team, through the UWE EDGE sports volunteering programme. Their aim is to develop and deliver a programme of netball activities that encourage more students to keep active by participating in netball. The EDGE programme aims to enable the UNO to develop their own employable and transferrable skills ready for their future career in their chosen field.

  • UWE graduate co-directs John Lewis Christmas advert

    12/12/2013

    Two graduates from the University of the West of England were part of the team that created the latest John Lewis Christmas advert, Elliot Dear as Co-Director and Ben Lole as Production Coordinator. Both graduated from UWE Bristol in 2009, Elliott Dear in Animation and Illustration and Ben Lole in Media Practice and Animation.

  • Guest lecture from Hurricane Media MD lands UWE student highly prized job

    19/11/2013

    Dan Jones, who studied Filmmaking and Creative Media at UWE, landed a much sought-after role in the media industry immediately on graduation thanks to attending a guest lecture from Hurricane Media MD, Jon Mowat.

    Dan, who is now a Production and Edit Assistant atHurricane, and Jon were invited back to UWE recently by lecturer Abigail Davies to share advice on how to make it in such a competitive industry.

  • UWE graduate wins Bristol Law Student of the Year award

    11/11/2013

    One of UWE Bristol's recently-graduated Law students, Elffin Farnon-Turner, has been selected as 2013 Law Student of the Year by the Bristol Law Society.

    Elffin, who graduated with a first class honours degree, won the award for his hard work whilst studying at UWE. During this time he also played a leading role in setting up and managing a project to provide pro bono legal representation for clients whose disability benefits had been stopped.

  • UWE students about to set-off on Atlantic rowing challenge

    30/10/2013

    On 17 November two UWE Bristol students Hannah Lawton and Lauren Morton are taking on the biggest challenge of their lives as they depart the UK for La Gomera in the Canary Islands to take part in the Tallisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge.

    The race starts on 2 December and will see the students set out to row 3,000 nautical miles in Sedulous a carbon fibre boat just seven metres long rammed full with over 2,000 packets of energy rich food, a solar powered water maker and state of the art communications kit.

  • Give me five - UWE Student named Radiographer of the year

    28/10/2013

    Lucy Austin is the UK Therapeutic Student Radiographer of the Year – making it five awards in six years for UWE Bristol's student Radiographers. The award, which recognises outstanding achievements during education and training, will be presented to Lucy by representatives from the Society of Radiographersduring a ceremony held at the House of Commons in November. Lucy will also receive £250 and a digital camera from Fujifilm, who sponsor the event, as part of her prize.

  • Nursing student wins coveted UWE bursary

    17/10/2013

    A former Bridgwater College student has been awarded the first prize of the coveted Rod Coleman Memorial Bursary from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). This award will provide financial support over 3 years to help him in his studies.

  • UWE alumni create their own property 'bubble'

    04/10/2013

    Aidan Rushby and Logan Hall, who both completed an MBA at UWE Bristol, have recently launched their own business; Movebubble.

    Movebubble is an online property website that aims to make moving home as easy as possible for all involved. By bringing tenants, landlords and tradespeople together on one website, and allowing them to communicate and interact with each other, Movebubble hopes to provide an alternative to the traditional letting model that will save users considerable time and money.

    Once registered, 'renters', 'owners' and 'traders' build up a 'Movebubbl

  • UWE Students' Union and UWE Bristol welcomes students to biggest-ever Freshers' Fair

    17/09/2013

    Around 10,000 UWE Bristol students are expected to attend Freshers' Fair at the University's Exhibition and Conference Centre (ECC) on Frenchay Campus on Friday 20 September 2013.

    The Freshers' Fair, hosted by the University Students' Union (UWESU) is the biggest in the UK, filling the 4,000 m2 ECC. Over 250 UWESU sports clubs, societies, networks and commercial stalls create a vibrant and exiting environment for new and returning students.

  • From boring to brilliant: UWE student transforms Webmart's reception area

    16/09/2013

    Jamie Powell, a UWE Bristol student about to enter the second year of his BA in Graphic Design, spent the summer as the artist in residence at Webmart, one of Britain's leading, independent print and digital media companies.

    Jamie was based at the company's headquarters in Oxford where he was tasked by Webmart's founder and CEO, Simon Biltcliffe, with bringing some life to the building's foyer, through the design and creation of a mural.

  • UWE links up with Deki to supply recycled PCs for internet cafes in Africa

    21/08/2013

    A shipment of refurbished computers and office furniture has just arrived in the West African country of Togo after an eight week journey by sea. The recycled equipment was refurbished by student volunteers from UWE Bristol.

    They are currently being unpacked and installed to equip two internet cafes in the capital Lome. The cafe project is an initiative of Bristol-based microfinance charity Deki.

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