University of the West of England

University of the West of England

Address
Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY
Website
http://www.uwe.ac.uk
Telephone
0117 965 6261
Vice Chancellor
Professor Steven West

UWE has well over 1,000 developed partnerships from Aardman to the World Health Organisation, from North America to Vietnam, which it uses to the benefit of its students, research and knowledge exchange activities.

The 6th largest university in terms of its 30,000 degree students and the largest provider of postgraduate education in the South-West, UWE has doubled the size of its main campus through a deal with HP. The university is the winner of the Exel Widening Participation University of the Year, through delivering an annual outreach programme to 10,000 pupils and 20,000 volunteering hours.

A third of research is world leading/internationally excellent and regularly a top new university for successful research applications. UWE runs a unique Graduate Development Programme to improve the employability skills of students giving them consistently high employment.

Recent news from University of the West of England

New Students' Union building launched at UWE Bristol
With Freshers' Week fast approaching, students at UWE Bristol are set to benefit from the impressive new facilities on offer at the new purpose built Students' Union building on Frenchay Campus..…

Centre for Moving Image Research launches international cinematography festival
Preparations are well underway for the inaugural ' Bristol International Festival of Cinematography ', operated and sponsored by UWE Bristol's Centre for Moving Image Research (CMIR).The Festival, …

Fantastic employment results for UWE Bristol – almost 100% employed 3 years after graduating
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is able to report fantastic employment results for graduates three years following graduation. 99.1% of UWE graduates are in employment or further …

Open Bionics wins James Dyson Award
Open Bionics, a start-up company that 3D prints bionic hands for amputees, has won the coveted James Dyson Award, which celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers.The.…

Massive interest in UWE Bristol's 'Green' MOOC
The first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offered by UWE Bristol 'Our Green City: Global Challenges, Bristol Solutions' is proving to be hugely popular, with almost 700 people registered since …

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