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  • Fashion student honoured by the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters


    Eleana Burrows, a final year BA Hons Fashion student from UWE Bristol, has been awarded a bursary from the Worshipful Company of Framework Knitters, one of the historical City of London's livery companies.

  • Virtual Futures: Where is Virtual Reality taking us?


    Virtual Reality – or VR - has long been the idea of science fiction but now it is happening and the impact on society is potentially huge. The Digital Cultures Research Centre at UWE Bristol and the University of Bristol are sponsoring a special track at this year's VR World Congress [Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 April 2017] to encourage debate into what this may mean for everyone.

  • Graduate Filmmaker nominated for RTS West of England Award


    Hugo Pettitt, a filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol has been shortlisted for a RTS West of England Award in the Digital Creativity category. This success comes just two years afte Hugo was nominated for a RTS Student Award for his graduate film 'The Invisible School'.

    Hugo was producer on the shortlisted 'Slavery Street', a BBC Three project on modern slavery and goes 'head to head' with the BBC Natural History Unit's 'Attenborough and the Dinosaur'. Hugo also worked on 'Making a Slave' nominated in the Best Short category.

  • UWE Bristol Alumni designs artwork and animations for Elbow album 'Little Fictions'


    An illustrator who graduated from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) in 2007 has created artwork and animations for the latest Elbow album Little Fictions.

  • Intrepid Wildlife Filmmaker takes on the ultimate endurance challenge


    Katy Parrott, a recent MA Wildlife Filmmaking graduate from UWE Bristol signed up for the experience of a life time, beating off 1000s of other applicants to fly off to South Africa to star in the current BBC Two series Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week.

  • Student talent applauded at UWE Bristol awards


    Signing up for TV's toughest endurance challenge, painting an 80 sq. community mural and leading a successful art therapy club are just some of the successes of the finalists at this year's Celebrating UWE Talent awards.

  • UWE Bristol students triple win at Regional RTS Awards


    Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) swept the board this year with a triple win in all three categories of factual, drama and animation at the Regional RTS West of England Awards.

  • UWE Bristol investment in creative industries tops £37 million


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is moving towards the final phases of an ambitious and transformational development programme that will see a significant £37 million investment in creative industries education in Bristol.

  • Creative Industries students dominate RTS West of England Student Award nominations


    For the fourth year in a row, UWE Bristol Animation students have gained all the nomination for the Animation category of the RTS West of England Student Awards 2017.

    Nominations in the Drama and Factual categories take this year's haul to eight, with UWE Bristol students gaining well over half of the nominations in this year's regional RTS Student Awards.

  • Bristol Music Trust and UWE Bristol sign new partnership


    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Bristol Music Trust (BMT) have agreed a new strategic partnership.

    The Bristol Music Trust is a charitable trust that runs both the Colston Hall and Bristol Plays Music. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two institutions provides a framework for new strands of collaborative activity between the University and BMT.

  • UWE Bristol awards honorary degree to Philippa Lowthorpe


    Philippa Lowthorpe has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts in recognition of her contribution to film and television.

  • UK's largest ever study reveals origins of 45,600 surnames


    We all have a surname, but how many of us know anything about its origin and history? A major Arts and | Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded research project led by a team at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will unveil the UK and Ireland's largest and most comprehensive collection of family names published by Oxford University Press.

  • Cultural education fair and lecture series to launch at Arnolfini


    Fair: 10 November 2016, 16:00 - 18:00, Arnolfini Talk: 19:00 - 21:00

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Arnolfini, are hosting the first Cultural Education Fair - a chance for educators and students to find out about creative and cultural opportunities for young people in the city.

  • Best of Britannia brought to the West


    Stalls: 10:00 – 18:00, 5-6 November, St George's, Bristol

    Panel Discussions: 18:00 – 20:00, 4 November and 11:00 – 12:30, 5 November, City Campus at Arnolfini

    Tickets and Event Information

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), working in partnership with Destination Bristol, is bringing the Best of Britannia (BOB) event to the West for the first time.

  • Bristol and Bath are the go to cities for design


    Bristol and Bath by Design report launch

    The Swan at Shakespeare's Globe London, 3 November 2016
    12:30 – 13:15 followed by lunch

    The unparalleled success of the design industry, from aerospace to illustration, in the Bristol and Bath region should be celebrated and acknowledged. The two cities also need designated funding to enable growth to support connectivity and networks between specialist businesses and to showcase the region as the UK leader in the design sector.

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