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The Students’ Union at UWE commits to tackling Period Poverty

The Students’ Union commits to tackling period poverty, in a bid to support students and remove the taboo around menstruation.

 
Why should you register to vote?

As you may know, on Thursday 23 May, the UK will be going to the polls for the next European Parliament elections. Although we are in a period of uncertainty, it is really important that you exercise your right to vote.

 
MOVE during the exam season!

The list of reasons why you should exercise is endless but, did you know exercising also has some direct stress reducing benefits? Physical activity has been proven to pump endorphins, boost production and help you sleep.

 
Society Awards Nominations 2019

The nominations for The Society Awards 2019 are in. Join us on Monday 20 May 2019 for one of the biggest social events for our societies.

 
Bristol Big Give 2019

Moving out of Bristol for the summer? Or are you just feeling the need for a deep cleanse of your personal space amongst all the deadline stress?

 
An overview of Multicultural Week

With the aim of raising awareness of the cultural and ethnic diversity here at UWE Bristol, Multicultural Week celebrated and educated students about diversity, spreading tolerance and respecting different beliefs and traditions. It was also an opportunity for students to experience different countries’ culture.

 
The health benefits of maintaining a sustainable lifestyle.

Sustainability - you would have heard us mention it a few times. Okay more than a few times but, in the last decade, sustainability has become an increasingly integral part of all of our lives. Here at The Students’ Union, we are not only committed to embedding sustainability into everything that we do, but we are here to make sure you are maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

 
The Students’ Union and UWE Bristol work collaboratively to tackle Gender Based Violence

The Students’ Union at UWE and UWE Bristol take pro-active action and work collaboratively with students, staff and the city of Bristol to tackle Gender Based Violence.

 
The Welfare Awards 2019- Winners

The Welfare Awards were held at The Students’ Union at UWE on Monday 8 April. The awards recognise the hard work and dedication that both students and staff have put into supporting Welfare and wellbeing at UWE Bristol. Some key campaigns that our nominees have worked on include; Feel Good February, the #SpeakUp Campaign, Movember and Multicultural Week.

 
Welfare Awards 2019 Shortlist announced

Find out who has been shortlisted from the nominations for the Welfare Awards

 
A review of BYOB

Hey HallsLife! As you know by now, our favourite thing to do is to help you feel at home here at UWE Bristol and what’s the best way to do that? Why free food of course.

 
Student Experience Awards 2019- Award Winners

The Student Experience Awards were held at the M Shed on Bristol Harbourside, on Thursday 4 April. It was a night full of food, celebration and of course, awards. The evening celebrated the hard work, dedication and success of Student Reps and staff members across UWE Bristol.

 
Five reasons why you should stay hydrated with the Hydration Station

Water, isn’t it great? Here at The Students’ Union, we are here to make sure you get enough of the lovely stuff, with the Hydration Station. Take a look at our top five reasons for using the Hydration Station.

 
Could you be our next Student Trustee?

We are currently seeking two Student Trustees to sit on our Trustee Board to oversee the strategic direction of The Students’ Union and ensure we meet our vision of being recognised as a leading Students’ Union that all our students are proud of. We are looking for dynamic and highly committed individuals to apply.

 
The Students’ Union and UWE Bristol win at the 2019 South West Fairtrade Business Awards.

We are delighted to announce that The Students’ Union and UWE Bristol have won three awards at the 2019 South West Fairtrade Business Awards. The awards, which are now in their seventh year, celebrate organisations which are leading the way, in championing Fairtrade in the workplace.

 
Welfare Awards Guest speaker announced

VPCW Augusta announces Welfare Awards Guest speaker!

 
Welfare Award winners 2019
Welfare awards 2019

The Welfare Awards recognise the hard work and dedication that both students and staff have put into supporting welfare and wellbeing at UWE Bristol. Some key campaigns that our nominees have worked on include; Feel Good February, the #SpeakUp Campaign, Movember and Multicultural Week. Click to find out the 2019 winners.

 
Student Experience Award Winners
Student Experience Awards 2019

This years' Student Experience Awards were held at the M Shed on Bristol Harbourside and the awards celebrated the hard work, dedication and success of Student Reps and staff members across UWE Bristol. Click to find out the 2019 winners.

 
All you need to know about Bristol Varsity 2018
Varsity 2018

The Bristol Varsity Series is the second largest Varsity event within the UK, with nearly 5,000 students, staff, alumni and local community members coming together to participate, volunteer or spectate over a series of sporting events. Our Bristol Varsity is joint with the University of Bristol and features a whole host of exciting events for you to get involved in this year.

 
Easter Opening Hours

The Easter break and end of term are getting closer by the day! Make sure you keep up to date with the opening times of The Students' Union Bar, Shop and Reception on your campus.

 
Take time to look after yourself
Look after your wellbeing

Going to university is an enriching experience, but sometimes student life can be challenging. That's why it's important to look after yourself and take steps to improve your wellbeing if you feel it slipping.

 
10 things you didn't know about The Students' Union
10 things you didn't know about The SU

Welcome to The Students' Union at UWE - remember, we are here to help you settle in and enjoy your time at university. We're run by students, for students. Want to know more? Keep reading!

 
FoMSF Hosts Livestream of MSF Scientific Day

On 24th May, FoMSF hosted a livestream of the 'research' MSF Scientific Day. We raised over £40 and were thrilled to have been involved.

 
UWE FoMSF Conference without Borders

We are hosting a livestream of the "Research" MSF Scientific Day on 24th May. This is being livestreamed from London. The event is free but we will be fundraising throughout the day. Topics include climate change's effect on health, and maternal and baby health. There will also be cake :)

 
UWE Friends of MSF at Africa Week Health Forum

We fundraised at the Africa Week Health Forum, and raised £32.36. We would like to thank the organisers of Africa Week and their guests for their kindness and generosity.

 
UWE Friends of MSF Febookuary Event

On 21st February, we sold second hand books at Glenside SU while fundraising for MSF. We raised £31.20, and donated the unsold books to the students' union. We would like to thank everyone for their generosity.

 
UWE FoMSF at Bengali New Year Celebrations

UWE FoMSF attended the Bengali New Year Celebrations held by Muktomoncho Bristol community group on 15th April. We spoke briefly about the work MSF does and raised £46.13. thank you.

 
International Women’s Week 2019

This year, The Students’ Union annual International Women’s Week, took place from 4- 8 March. The theme of the week was Body Positivity and Self Love. It was a hugely successful week, celebrating all self-defining women with events to suit all audiences. The week included Vulva Cake Decorating, an International Women’s Day Brunch, Writing Love Letters to Ourselves, Swing Dancing Workshops, a Body Posi Panel and much more.

 
Going Meatless for Less

Meatless Monday and #PlantBasedPlanet at The Students' Union

 
Karate club goes live!

UWE Karate Club went live on Wednesday 24th October! Resident coach Michael harris, 4th dan JKA was supported by fellow World and European medallists Ali Nyoni, 5th dan and Jim McCafferty 5th dan.

 
Cut Energy Waste and Pocket the Savings

Get the lowdown on how HallsLife and UWE Accommodation helped students living on campus become sustainability experts at yet another great event!

 
Green UWE and Wellbeing

How to connect with nature for wellbeing

 
Five Tips for Getting Involved in Climate Action

Learn more about Extinction Rebellion and how to make a dent in climate change by taking action!

 
24/7 Crisis Textline

The Students’ Union at UWE and UWE Bristol, in partnership with Crisis Text Line, have launched a new crisis support text line for students.

 
Campaigning in Action: My Experiences of the NUS Sustainability Summit

Our Waste Lead on the Student Sustainability Committee shares her experiences at the NUS Sustainability Summit and Student Eats Conference

 
How to discover the local countryside without a car?

Find out about ways to discover the countryside in a green way!

 
25 reasons why you should start cycling

With the weather getting warmer and summer finally starting to show, it’s so much easier to hop on a bike and start cycling. Cycling has LOADS of benefits for both you and the planet, so here is why you should start…

 
Bristol's dirty problem...and how can you make a difference!

Bristol's rubbish is flooding our streets, posing a risk to our wildlife and spoiling the landscape. You can make a difference, even 5 minutes helps...

 
Do It Yourself! - 5 things anyone could make or repair

Five skills which will reduce your consumption. Make not buy!

 
Preparing for the gardening season

The Green Team would like to introduce a new series of gardening worshop together with 6 tips for the preparation for the season!

 
Meet new members of student-led Sustainability Committee!

Introducing - Curzio, Layla and Amy, our new members of the Sustainability Committee