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  • Does class spell success at university?

    25/01/2011

    How do students from different backgrounds fare at different universities in the same city? How are their needs met and what 'added value' do universities provide? These are some of the key questions being asked in a unique study by the University of the West of England the University of Bristol. Given current concerns that the rise in tuition fees and cuts to university funding could deter poorer students from attending universities that charge the highest fees, the findings will be of interest to prospective students and universities alike.

  • UWE appoints new professor in Technology Enhanced Learning

    21/01/2011

    The University of the West of England has appointed Dr Liz Falconer to a new post as Professor of Technology Enhanced Learning. Dr Falconer is based in UWE's E-Learning Development Unit.

  • UWE offers unique Masters by Research degree in Bio-sensing

    14/12/2010

    The University of the West of England has just announced a ground-breaking Masters by Research degree in Bio-Sensing Technology. It is being aimed at new graduates, research scientists or scientists from commercial companies who wish to expand their expertise or solve practical issues related to development of these novel technologies.

  • UWE awards honorary degree to Professor Steve Smith

    22/11/2010

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education to Professor Steve Smith in recognition of his significant contribution to the regional higher education agenda through his work with HERDA-SW (now Universities South West) and the Regional Development Agency.

  • UWE awards Honorary Master of Education to Lennox Lewis

    22/11/2010

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Master of Education to Lennox O'Reilly Augustus Lewis in recognition of his considerable position and standing in St Vincent and the Grenadines, his role as a powerful advocate for the University, and the ways in which he has demonstrated his complete commitment to, and engagement with, individual staff and students.

  • UWE awards honorary degree to Professor Eric Thomas

    10/11/2010

    The University of the West of England will award the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Professor Eric Thomas in recognition of his considerable leadership in higher education, and, more specifically, his role in leading Bristol's Science City and in developing sustainable partnerships between the University of Bristol and UWE.

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