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  • Project Zulu helps volunteers gain experience and broaden horizons


    Project Zulu, an initiative that enables students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) to travel to South Africa and volunteer in schools to gain work experience, is underway.

  • Project Zulu choir returns to UK to captivate audiences and schools


    A children's choir from a township in South Africa is once again coming to the UK in May and June, thanks to Project Zulu, a UWE Bristol initiative that gives the youngsters the opportunity to perform in several schools and venues. As part of the scheme, students from the University will travel to the same township and wider region to volunteer in schools in August.

  • Africa Week: a celebration of diversity, heritage and progress


    UWE Bristol is recognising the value African staff and students bring to the city with a weeklong showcase of events. Africa Week (27 to 31 March 2017) aims to highlight the work of Africans in diverse fields in the UK and to challenge, explore and celebrate the heritage, diversity and progress made by Africans both at the University and beyond.

  • Project Zulu choir returns to wow UK audiences


    After the huge success of their 2013 and 2015 UK choir tours, the inspirational Project Zulu choir from the Madadeni Township, South Africa have just returned to the UK for a four week tour to entertain audiences in Bristol and beyond with their incredible talent.

    Supported by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the Atlas Foundation, Project Zulu are an extraordinary ensemble of singing, drumming and dancing children from six partner schools in the Madadeni Township, KwaZulu-Natal.

  • Why are so many people 'accidental managers'? CMI President, Mike Clasper CBE to explore at Bolland Lecture


    'From accidental to professional: a mission for management' is the theme of this year's Annual Bolland Lecture, delivered by CMI President and Non-Executive Chairman of Coats Group plc, Mike Clasper CBE, at UWE Bristol's Exhibition and Conference Centre, on Wednesday 30 September 2015.

    Mike Clasper CBE, will talk about why leaders need to think again about the performance of middle management and why middle management could be key to their productivity and long-term success.

  • Project Zulu tour wowing audiences all over the UK


    There are still tickets remaining for the final Gala Concert of the 2015 Project Zulu tour at the Colston Hall in Bristol on 6th October.

    The extraordinary children from Sithobelumthetho Primary School in Madadeni Township South Africa who are touring the UK as Project Zulu 2015 have wowed audiences all over the region. The choir and dance group have performed in schools all over the West Country, St Davids in Wales, major concert halls and in even the Fan zone in Brighton during the Rugby World cup where they had the amazing honour of performing for the South Africa Springboks team.

  • Film, Education and Sports students travel to South Africa to help in township school


    Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are about to set off for the trip of a lifetime to South Africa, where they will help in township schools in KwaZulu-Natal Province.

  • Rugby stars and lecturers paddle west for Project Zulu


    Ben Knight, Project Zulu coordinator and Senior Education Lecturer at UWE Bristol, is to paddle a 'Stand Up' paddleboard 89 miles along the Kennet and Avon Canal in aid of the charity Project Zulu, who provide educational resources and opportunities for South African township primary schools. The journey will take approximately four days, and will see Ben travel from Reading to Bristol, with all the money raised going towards hiring a coach to transport the Project Zulu Choir around the UK during their three-week tour in September 2015.

  • Help Project Zulu to wow UK audiences in 2015


    Project Zulu, a charity started by students and staff at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), has another campaign to bring a group of talented young performers from Sithobelumthetho Primary School South Africa to the UK for three weeks during the autumn in 2015.

  • Project Zulu plans expand as more UWE students visit South Africa


    Plans for Project Zulu, a project lead by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), are set to expand to embrace more South African Schools and a dream of bringing a choir to sing before one of the matches during the Rugby World cup in 2015.

    The precursor to this is a cultural placement for 12 UWE teaching students to visit and work with six schools in the South African province of Madadeni in Kwazulu – Natal, who leave the UK this week for a working placement for six weeks.

  • Solar panels raised on the roof of a school in South Africa thanks to Project Zulu and UWE Bristol


    The last of the 53 solar panels that will light up a school in South Africa have now been put into place thanks to the efforts of Project Zulu and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

    In 2012 a group of students and a lecturer from UWE Bristol set up Project Zulu to fundraise and to enable an extraordinary choir from Sithobelumthetho School in South Africa to perform to audiences around the UK.

  • Project Zulu tour raised the roof


    The Project Zulu tour has been declared a resounding success raising the roof not just in concert halls but quite literally paying for roof solar panels for a South African School.

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


    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.

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


    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.

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


    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.

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