University of the West of England
- Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY
- 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
Winners announced of new international science writing competition
The Science Communication Unit (SCU) at UWE Bristol, in conjunction with BBC Focus magazine , has announced the winners of a new international science writing competition.In its inaugural year, the.…
UWE Bristol continues work with World Health Organisation
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has redesignated the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments.This is in recognition of work …
UWE awards Honorary Degree to Dr Alex Clarke
Dr Alex Clarke was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science in recognition of her internationally recognised work in Appearance Research and supportive interventions....
UWE Bristol award honorary degree to Dr Bryan Carroll
Dr Bryan Carroll was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science in recognition of his contribution to wildlife conservation....
Graduate sets up business to help feed 'man's best friend'
Homeless and struggling dog owners in Bristol are set to get some additional support, with an innovative new business, set up by UWE Bristol graduate, Verity Jones, that gives out free 'dog boxes' to.…