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
1 January: UWE Bristol award Honorary Degree to Dr Mike Durkin
UWE Bristol have awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science to Dr Mike Durkin in recognition of his contribution to health research and NHS leadership....
1 January: High-quality traffic-free routes encourage more walking and cycling
New study finds overall physical activity is increased by proximity to routes The provision of new, high-quality, traffic-free cycling and walking routes in local communities has encouraged more …
1 January: UWE Bristol in top twelve Universities for widening access to Higher Education
UWE Bristol is in the top twelve Universities for widening access and improving success among students from low income and other under-represented groups, according to a report published today by …
1 January: UWE Bristol shortlisted for prestigious national business award
UWE Bristol's Research, Business and Innovation department is celebrating its selection as a finalist in the prestigious 2014 National Business Awards . UWE is the only University shortlisted for …
1 January: UWE VC Steve West presented with doctorate from University of Bristol
UWE Bristol Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven West has been presented with a Doctor of Laws in recognition of his work in healthcare and for Bristol at the University of Bristol ....