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  • Survey reveals young people are more willing than adults to change their habits to tackle climate crisis


    A survey carried out by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the Global Goals Centre Bristol has revealed that young people in the UK are prepared to lead the way when it comes to combatting climate change and are more willing than adults to make changes to their lifestyles.

  • Socially intelligent robot to be introduced to special needs school in innovative study


    Researchers from UWE Bristol are investigating how socially intelligent robots can be used in schools to support young autistic people.

  • Top tips for parents home-schooling their children


    With all UK schools closed until further notice, except for the children of key workers and children who have been identified as vulnerable, thousands of parents will have to introduce some form of learning in the home.

  • UWE Bristol study finds schoolchildren are receptive to eating insects as part of daily diet


    A study carried out by a researcher at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in collaboration with Bug Farm Foods has found that schoolchildren are open to eating insects as part of their daily school meals.

  • 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.

  • Sir David Carter awarded Honorary Degree for education leadership


    Sir David Carter is to be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education (Hon DEd) by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in recognition of his commitment to educational leadership.

  • Book unveils findings of study examining role of social class in higher education


    The findings of a study exploring how social class influences students' experiences in higher education have been revealed in a new book.

  • UWE Bristol awards an honorary degree to Dr Paul Philips OBE


    Dr Paul Phillips OBE was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education in recognition of his service to education across the South West.

  • 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.

  • Bristol Food Connections: What's on the menu for UWE Bristol?


    How does music affect flavour? How do our experiences of food both unite and alienate communities? UWE Bristol researchers will reveal more at the annual Bristol Food Connections (29/4 – 7/5), a unique city-wide food festival bringing together the many vibrant food cultures and communities, the business, culture and education sectors to inspire people to celebrate and engage with good food.

    Starting on 29 April 2016, this ten day festival will see Bristol's food culture celebrated through over 180 events across the city. As one of the organising partners, UWE Bristol will present a series of activities set to challenge how we think about food.

  • UWE Professor Ron Ritchie awarded OBE for services to education in Bristol


    Professor Ron Ritchie has been awarded an OBE in the New Year's honours for his services to education in various roles including chairman of the Cabot Learning Federation academies trust and lately Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).

  • UWE Bristol awards Honorary Degree to Professor Ron Ritchie


    UWE Bristol have awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University to Professor Ron Ritchie in recognition of his academic contributions to the University.

  • 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.

  • Sheep-shaped and UWE Bristol fashion


    The UWE Bristol sponsored 'Lotus' Shaun – that is on display outside the Aardman Animations' building in Bristol as part of the 'Shaun in the City' charity sculpture trail – has created a hive of activity at the University itself, with staff running events to further raise money for The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children's Hospital Charity.

    The 'Far East' inspired Shaun, painted by Shaun the Sheep the Movie writer and director, Richard Starzak, sees many of Aardman's most famous creations adorning the legs and body of the sheep-shaped-sculpture, in different tai chi stances.

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