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  • Antarctic Fire Angels and UWE Bristol join forces to bring visible female role models to Bristol schools


    The Antarctic Fire Angels – a pioneering group of female adventuring firefighters – have made a special appearance at a number of Bristol schools to inspire the younger generation to follow their dreams.

  • Giving healthcare students training in British Sign Language and Deaf awareness vital for safety and inclusion


    Marking Deaf Awareness Week (1 May to 7 May 2023), the President of UWE Bristol's British Sign Language (BSL) society is calling on universities and healthcare organisations to equip healthcare students with BSL and Deaf awareness training.

  • Project Zulu choir to return to the UK: tour dates announced


    After a five-year hiatus, the incredibly talented and inspirational Project Zulu children’s choir from the Madadeni Township in South Africa is set to return to the UK in May for a three-week tour.

  • UWE Bristol team wins Impact prize for work on empowering women in aviation

    03/11/2022 Professor Susan Durbin and her team have won the ESRC 2022 Celebrating Impact Prize for their research into the under-representation of women in the UK aviation and aerospace industry. Their work includes the development of alta, an industry-wide mentoring scheme that supports women to build their careers in a traditionally male-dominated profession.
  • 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.

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