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
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Want free rail travel? New initiative offers complimentary GWR rail journeys to community groups in the West of England
Low income residents from the West of England area are set to enjoy a free day out by train this summer, thanks to a new initiative led by The Centre for Transport and Society at UWE Bristol.Group …
Students need to be smart when picking their university, says UWE Bristol VC
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UWE scientist discovers new specimens of 'living fossil', shedding new insights into evolution of scaly-tailed squirrels
A conservation biologist from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has secured three specimens of the very rare and elusive flightless scaly-tailed squirrel ( Zenkerella insignis ), …
Green motoring status awarded to UWE for electric vehicle commitment
A commitment to using electric vehicles has earned the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) national recognition....