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
UWE VC takes part in the Ice Bucket Challenge
Professor Steve West, UWE Vice-Chancellor, was nominated to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge by the UWE Students Union. Ever game to join in and help a good cause Steve West is pictured here …
UWE research shows over half of shared-path users frustrated by the actions of others
Over half of Bristol and Bath Railway Path users reported being frustrated by the actions of other pedestrians and cyclists on the day they were surveyed, according to the findings of research …
Student's search for 'real' World Cup mascot in Brazil
UWE Bristol MA Wildlife Filmmaking student, Cesar Leite, spent his summer searching the undergrowth of the Cerrado Savannahs, hoping to catch a glimpse of the illusive and rare three-banded …
Identifying long-distance threats â€“ new 3D technology could improve CCTV images
A new government-funded study aims to develop 3D imaging technology to make it easier to identify suspicious objects from a long way off.The research forms a continuation of the link-up between UWE …
UWE students run summer pop-up shop in Bedminster
10am - 4pm Monday - Friday 123 East Street, BedminsterEnterprising students from UWE Bristol have made the most of their summer break by turning an empty shop in Bedminster's East Street into a …