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  • Five UWE students celebrate success at London Graduate Fashion Week

    10/06/2013

    Fashion design, illustration and photography students from UWE Bristol have won national recognition for their work at this year's Graduate Fashion Week in London.

    In five out of six awards students won accolades. The winner and runner-up for the GFW prize for Fashion Photography were both UWE students – Dean Stephen Davies and Faye Johnson. The ID Magazine 'diversity now' award for Fashion Illustration was won by Nicole McCartney.

  • Tom Archer inaugural lecture at the Watershed

    07/06/2013

    13 June 2013 at the Watershed, Bristol Harbourside 19:00

    Commissioners in British television have never been more powerful or more numerous; but has this led to better programmes, increased audience satisfaction or budding creativity? This question will be posed and discussed at the inaugural lecture by Tom Archer, former controller of Factual Production for the BBC and visiting professor at the University of the West of England.

  • Video Nation pioneer is new director of UWE's digital culture hub

    06/06/2013

    Mandy Rose, the producer of award-winning digital media initiatives including the BBC's ground-breaking Video Nation project is the new Director of UWE Bristol's Digital Cultures Research Centre (DCRC).

  • UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show 2013

    04/06/2013

    Over 500 art, design and media graduates will showcase their final year work at this year's UWE Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show. The show is held at the Bower Ashton Campus near Ashton Court and at Spike Island in South Bristol from Saturday 8 June to Thursday 13 June 2013. Admission is free.

  • A tractor that peels apples and sole searching scales

    31/05/2013

    UWE Bristol Plan and Make Degree Show Thursday 6 to Saturday 8 June 2013

    R block Frenchay Campus

    Two of the most exciting exhibits at the Plan and Make Show at UWE Bristol include an innovative take on the Victorian apple peeler, designed to appeal to children and help them eat more healthily, and smart scales that are designed to monitor diabetes related foot ulceration.

  • Vintage clothing, crystals and geology inspire UWE fashion graduates

    30/05/2013

    Fashion and textile students from UWE Bristol are busy getting ready to show their final year's work at exhibitions in Bristol and London. Their work will be on display at UWE's Bower Ashton campus as part of this year's Creative Industries Degree Show starting on 7 June.

  • UWE Bristol student finalist in ID Magazine 'Diversity Now' competition

    09/05/2013

    A Fashion student from UWE Bristol has won a place in the finals of a prestigious competition run by ID Magazine called 'Diversity Now'.

    Nicole McCartney created a fashion illustration using an amputee and a post-chemo woman. Talking about her rationale for the subject choice she said, “I wanted my illustration to celebrate the diverse notions of beauty. I did the illustration because women who embrace difference represent real beauty.”

  • UWE Bristol Graduate in line for 'best job in the world'

    03/05/2013

    A graduate from UWE Bristol is in the running for 'the best job in the world' for the Tourism Australia's 'Best Jobs in the World' competition.

    Lewis Noll graduated in Time Based Media + Visual culture with a 2:1 in 2003 and was featured in UWE Bristol Prospectus at the time. Now aged 30 and currently working in Shoreditch for Nexus, an award winning Animation production company, Lewis applied for one of the 'Best Jobs in the World as a Life Style Photographer where if successful he will be based in Melbourne for 6 months with Time Magazine on a $100,000 package.

  • Animation alumni win 0117 film challenge

    30/04/2013

    Two UWE Bristol alumni who met on the MA Animation course have won this year's 0117 Digital Short Challenge with a film that reveals the behind-the-scenes work within First Great Western's Traincare Depot in St Philips Marsh.

  • Secret City scoops best documentary award at London Independent Film Festival

    23/04/2013

    A film by a current lecturer and a former professor from UWE Bristol, lifting the lid on the inner workings of the city of London, has won the Best Feature Documentary award at the London Independent Film Festival.

    Secret City is a documentary about the city of London, the corporation that runs it and its role in the financial crisis. It will next be screened locally at The Little Theatre in Bath on Sunday 28 April at 2.45 pm.

  • UWE and Arnolfini team up for Bristol artist's book event

    15/04/2013

    Arnolfini

    Saturday 20 April 11.00 - 18.00

    Sunday 21 April 11.00 - 17.00

    Arnolfini and The Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) at UWE Bristol are pleased to present the fourth Bristol Artist's Book Event at Arnolfini.

  • UWE Bristol students capture magic of WWT Slimbridge wildlife

    09/04/2013

    Students on UWE Bristol's new MA Wildlife Filmmaking, which is run in partnership with the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol, have been using their skills to capture the magic and mystery of Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

    Flamingos, Bewick's swans, migrating birds, frogs and other amphibians became the stars for a series of films by the students for the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust for communicating its work.

  • Digitally come dancing: UWE's creative partnerships win national arts funding

    13/02/2013

    Collaborations in digital media and dance between UWE Bristol and leading arts organisations and technology partners in the West have just won funding from a prestigious national arts research programme.

    One of the UWE collaborations is with Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC) and technology giant IBM. The second is with dance development agency Pavilion Dance South West and Mobile Pie, whose location-based gaming app encourages the public to geo-tag films of themselves dancing.

  • UWE Bristol graduates worked on animation for Oscar nominated 'Life of Pi'

    25/01/2013

    UWE Bristol Animation Graduates Chang Woon Bing (Moon) and Monisha Banerjee comprised part of the 1,200 visual effects artists who worked on the multiple Oscar-nominated film Life of Pi.

  • Secret City sells out screenings

    24/01/2013

    A film by a current lecturer and former professor from UWE Bristol, that lifts the lid on the inner workings of the city of London, has sold out three screenings in Bristol and London.

    Secret City was written by Lee Salter, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at UWE, and directed by Michael Channan, Professor of Film and Video at the University of Roehampton. The film uncovers the hidden history of the institutions at the heart of the economic crisis and shines a spot light on the complex relationships between these corporations, the Government, the Monarchy, the Church and Greater London, in terms of the global economy.

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