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
Research from UWE to be presented to MPs and Ministers at Westminster
Two UWE Bristol researchers have had projects selected for presentation to MPs and ministers at SET for Britain 2015 .Iwona Gajda and Tareq Assaf, both from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory …
Understanding experiences of breastfeeding in the UK
Most mothers in the UK report that they stopped breastfeeding sooner than they wanted to. Why is this the case? What are women's experiences of breastfeeding in the contemporary UK, and how are these.…
UWE Bristol hosts James Timpson OBE, Chief Executive, Timpson
James Timpson OBE, Chief Executive, Timpson is the latest speaker to address the business community at the Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAs) with a lecture entitled 'Con to Cobbler'. The …
UWE Bristol hosts Matthew Layton, Managing Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
Matthew Layton, Managing Partner of Clifford Chance LLP ,is the latest speaker to address the business community as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAs ).Matthew will deliver a …
Research into robotic trousers to help those with impaired mobility
A new research project to develop robotic clothing to help people with walking has been awarded Â£2 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).The project is one of …