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  • UWE in bid to boost employability of linguistics graduates

    15/03/2011

    Offering work placements and skills training as part of linguistics and English language degrees could improve employability according to researchers from the University of the West of England. Jeanine Treffers-Daller and Jeanette Sakel of UWE's Department of English, Linguistics and Communication are holding a workshop on 11 April 2011 at the University aimed at sharing good practice on ways of supporting students on these courses in gaining skills that will enhance their careers.

  • Can philosophy make you happy? - top minds gather for forum

    10/03/2011

    Does a degree in philosophy prepare students for employment? How does philosophy contribute to culture and can it help us be happy? These are some of the topical questions to be aired by a panel of top philosophers in Bristol at a forum co-organised by the University of the West of England (UWE) and the University of Bristol.

  • Organ donation: the cost of not giving

    02/03/2011

    A public debate Thursday 17 March 2011, 18:30-20:00 @ Watershed, Bristol. BS1 5TX This public event will bring together people involved in organ donation and transplantation to discuss the current situation in the UK. Should we 'nudge' people into making a choice? What is the cost of having such long waiting times for organs? You will have a chance to hear about the complexity of transplant coordination, the harrowing experience of waiting for and going through a transplant, as well as philosophical and moral issues surrounding organ donation. Speakers include an organ recipient and family members, as well as health professionals working on organ donation.

  • UWE presents the Madness musical 'Our House'

    15/02/2011

    This year's student production at the University of the West of England's Centre for Performing Arts (CPA) is 'Our House'. The show will be held at the Redgrave Theatre in Clifton from Wednesday 2 March to Saturday 5 March at 19:30 with a matinee on 5 March at 14:30.

  • UWE offers support to teachers of bilingual children

    18/01/2011

    Experts from the University of the West of England are offering a free training day for teachers who work with bilingual children some of whom may have speech, language and communication difficulties.

  • Migrant Support Centre opens in Bristol

    06/12/2010

    A one-stop shop which will help support Bristol's migrants is launching on Human Rights Day in the heart of St Paul's. The Migrant Rights Centre, Bristol is launching at 15:00 on Friday 10 December 2010 at the Pierian Centre, 27 Portland Square, St Paul's.

  • UWE presents Festival di Maestri Italiani

    30/11/2010

    Bristol Cathedral Saturday 4 December 2010 at 19:30 The University of the West of England's Symphony Orchestra and Singers will this year be celebrating the work of four Italian composers at its autumn concert in Bristol Cathedral. The choir of 130 voices and symphony orchestra will present a festival of four acclaimed Italian masterpieces on Saturday 4 December at 19:30.

  • UWE's Independent Theatre Company in the spotlight

    11/03/2010

    UWE's Independent Theatre Company (UWE ITC) is celebrating continuing success with their inaugural production of John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's A Whore.

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