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  • UWE Bristol and PeoplePlus team up to boost employment chances for prisoners


    A new digital scheme – developed through the first partnership of its kind in the UK - has been launched to boost prisoner confidence and encourage more learners to engage with education services.

  • Ground-breaking green skills programme for minoritised young people celebrates success

    07/06/2022 More than 70 young people have successfully completed the first stage of a transformational 'first of its kind' green skills training programme.
  • Film tackles coercion and effects of pornography on teenage sexual behaviour

    16/09/2021 A collaborative short film addressing the issue of consent and the effects of pornography on sexual relationships among young people is to be used as an educational resource by five secondary schools in South Gloucestershire. Dare was produced thanks to a collaboration between UWE Bristol's Centre for Public Health and Wellbeing and the Department of Film and Journalism. Production of the 14-minute film also involved St Mary's Redcliffe school's drama department and Bristol Old Vic Theatre school.
  • Exhibition involving UWE students about famed tightrope walker opens to public

    28/05/2021 An exhibition, co-funded by UWE Bristol's Community Fund and involving the University's architecture and film students, explores the remarkable life of one of the world's greatest tight rope walkers. Running since 26th May at the Bristol Beacon, A Fine Balance tells the story of Carlos Trower who escaped slavery and used his fame to promote the emancipation of enslaved people.
  • Aardman co-founder, tech leader and TV expert to give virtual talks to the public

    21/01/2021 Learning what it takes to develop a career in animation and how to improve people's access to digital skills are among the subjects of a new series of evening talks given by top executives as part of the University's Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAS). Open to the public, the spring lectures will continue to take place online and include talks given by Aardman Animations' co-founder, and by an award-winning TV and film industry expert.
  • Why Jack wants you to know about the Wallscourt Scholarships


    Meet Jack, a final year BA(Hons) Criminology student.

    Jack is pleased to have the opportunity to tell you his story; he’s keen for more people to know about the he received.

  • Zero waste shopping at UWE Bristol


    The UWE Bristol Fund has supported the creation of two Zero Waste shops through Student Experience Grants.

    A Zero Waste shop was successfully opened on Frenchay campus last year. The grant enabled the purchase of high-quality scales and containers to make this idea a reality.

  • Community Fund supports new oral history podcast


    Community Fund supports new oral history podcast

    Bristol Community Radio Station BCfm has launched 12 Communities 1 Bristol - a new 12-part podcast series bringing to life stories of the people and communities that make Bristol a special and unique place.

  • UWE Bristol and its Students' Union to raise funds to plant forest size of Frenchay campus


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and The Students' Union at UWE have teamed up with Bristol charity The Converging World (TCW) with the aim of planting a forest that covers an area the size of its Frenchay campus.

  • Horrors of Georgian public execution to be exposed at humanities festival


    A method of execution used in Georgian Britain will be explained through an app and spoken word as part of Being Human, a nationwide festival in November that showcases research projects involved in the humanities. A series of four interactive performances called 'Romancing the Gibbet,' based on a collaboration between the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and immersive media specialists Satsymph, will take place in the south west and Worcestershire.

  • UWE Bristol supporting Pride 2019


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is proud to once again be a sponsor of Bristol Pride 2019. Celebrating ten years of promoting inclusivity in the city, Bristol Pride launched on 1 July 2019 with two weeks of events, film screenings, performances and parties which will culminate in the Pride Day Parade on Saturday 13 July.

  • Children's engineering designs celebrated during event and public exhibition this week


    Young aspiring engineers will attend a ceremony at UWE Bristol's exhibition centre on 14 June, where judges are to announce the South West regional winners of the Primary Engineer and Secondary Engineer Leaders Awards. Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Chris Skidmore will join Vice-Chancellor Steve West to congratulate those who entered the competition. On 15 June, an exhibition open to the public will showcase hundreds of the shortlisted and winning designs ideas.

  • Partnership with City of Bristol College looks to increase university participation for South Bristol


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and City of Bristol College have signed a partnership agreement that looks to help South Bristol residents get into university. Last year, South Bristol featured at the bottom of UCAS's university take-up league table for the whole of the United Kingdom in terms of young people's progression to higher education.

  • UWE Bristol sponsors Bangladesh team in Street Child Cricket World Cup


    An international cricket tournament for street children taking place in England in the first week of May is to include a team from Bangladesh, which the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is sponsoring. Children involved will play in matches at two cricket grounds in Cambridge during the one-week Street Child Cricket World Cup, which culminates in the final at Lord's cricket ground in London.

  • Voluntary work through UWE Bristol helps inmates in Kenya get a law degree


    Law students from UWE Bristol have helped inmates and wardens in prisons in Kenya to study for a law degree, by giving them access to course materials and providing legal tuition through a volunteer project over the summer.

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