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VP Education successfully lobbies university to address course costs

This year, I have continued to raise awareness of the extra costs that students incur whilst studying at UWE Bristol. After undertaking a piece of research to identify various costs of concern to students, and compiling this into a report, I have lobbied the University to think about what they should do to ensure that they address this significant issue.

 
Mental Health Accreditation

In January we launched our societies and sports mental health accreditation. This idea was born after we had Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh speaking at The Students’ Union last year about mental health in sport. We know that sports clubs and societies provide amazing support to our students, and wanted to give them the tools to run their own mental health campaigns.

 
Student Experience Awards - 2018 Winners

The annual Student Experience Awards were held at M Shed on Thursday 19 April in celebration of all the hard work and dedication of student reps and staff across UWE Bristol. Here are the winners...

 
Welfare Awards 2018 - Winners!

Welfare awards on the 17th of April, find out more...

 
Bring Your Own Bowl events help raise environmental awareness

did you know that UWE students throw away £9 a week on average by wasting food? Our Bring Your Own Bowl events helped raise awareness around food waste as we cooked up a feast using supermarket surplus food.

 
UWE Sustainability Survey Results

Earlier this year, we have invited all UWE Bristol students to take part in the annual Sustainability Survey and share their awareness, perceptions and recommendations on how to make UWE more sustainability.

 
Embers Awards 2018 Nominations

The nominations are in for Embers 2018.

 
Welfare Awards Shortlist Announced

Find out who has been shortlisted for The Students' Union's first ever Welfare Awards.

 
Reduce Utilities Year on Year

We all need to make a concerted effort to be less wasteful and more efficient if we are to reduce our carbon emissions in line with the targets that we have collectively set.

 
Pre-Hospital Simulation Society

The Pre-Hospital Simulation Society invited staff from The Students’ Union at Glenside to one of their meetings.

 
Get involved in UWE Bristol’s #SpeakUp campaign to tackle sexual harassment

UWE Bristol Inclusivity Team are launching a #SpeakUp campaign to tackle sexual harassment and they want you to get involved!

 
Street Art Film - Changing the World One Wall at a Time
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Street Art Film, Changing the World One Wall at a Time, on Education
Apartheid in Iran Against Baha’i Minority, to Screen at UWE’s SceneIT Cinema

 
Sports Awards Shortlist Announced

The Shortlist for this years Sports Ball & Awards have now been released.

 
International Women's Week

International Women's Week saw a programme of events spread between 4 - 9 March, with the aim to celebrate creative expression from women and to fundraise for local charities.

 
Bristol Bites Food Festival

Wednesday 21 March 2018 saw the inaugural ‘Bristol Bites Food Festival’ take place. The event marked the finale of the Love to Ride Unicycle Challenge which took place throughout the month of March and engaged 8 universities in the active travel competition.

 
Team UWE win BUCS Men’s Squash Championships

UWE Squash defended their title against University of Nottingham at the Men’s Squash Championship Final on BUCS Big Wednesday last week.

 
Jailbreak winners 2018

'Team Charlottex2' have won UWE RAG's Jailbreak for the second year in a row, making it all the way to Cyprus. Check out their journey here.

 
Last 99 days: Maximising our efforts

With less than 99 days left in office, as Friday 29 June is officially our last day as the five full-time Presidents for 2017/18, it's time to start maximising our efforts...

 
Looking for a business opportunity in 24 hours?

The first ever UWE Business Case Competition takes place from 13 - 15 April. Get involved and you could be in with a chance of winning £200 in your team!

 
Impact of BYOB events at UWE

A series of “Bring Your Own Bowl” events has shown to help hungry students and raise environmental awareness

 
What is the #PlasticDetox campaign?

#PlasticDetox is a campaign initiated by the Green Team within The Students' Union at UWE. The initiative aims to reduce the amount of plastic used here at UWE Bristol and in the local Bristol community.

 
UWE Friends of MSF Bake Sale

Today we raised £105.52 for MSF. This is enough to pay for someone with HIV or AIDS to receive treatment for a year. Thank you to everyone who donated money, cake, and time. Thank you

 
UWE Model United Nations Report 2017-18

Check out the report from this year's Model United Nations conference to see which motions passed and the final resolution.

 
Societies Ball 21 May: Embers
Societies Ball: Embers

Hosted at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, the ball promises a night of sophistication, with a champagne reception and three-course dinner!

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

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

 
#UWESaysRelax
#UWESaysRelax

The assessment and exam season is upon us, and this can be a difficult time. As well as making sure you are studying and preparing for your exams and assessments, it is also really important to look after yourself.

 
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!

 
Move your feet for Varsity!

Join in the Big Colour Run, Total Varsity Wipeout and the Ashfords LLP Harbourside 10K!

 
Meet new members of student-led Sustainability Committee!

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

 
Mushroom Foraging Experience with Martin Bailey

Read about a student's Mushroom Foraging experience!

 
Referendum Results
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The results of the no-confidence vote are published.

 
10 (easy) things you can do to reduce your plastic use

Feeling inspired after watching Blue Planet 2? Here are 10 things you can do to reduce your plastic and help keep our oceans clean.

 
7 outdoorsy things you can do over Autumn in Bristol

It's not too late to get outside! Green team suggests 7 local, cheap and accessible ways to spend time in nature this Autumn.

 
Let Bristol Breathe

Green Team uncovers how green is the air we are breathing and what can we do about it....

 
Awards season is here!
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Find out all of the information for the Welfare Awards, Student Experience Awards, Embers and the Sports Ball.

 
DPC By-Election Results
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Your new member of the Democratic Procedures Committee

 
NUS Women's Conference Delegates
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The successfully elected Delegates to NUS Women's Conference 2018.

 
UWE Women's Football retain Varsity trophy in extra time!

UWE Women's Football left it to extra time to beat University of Bristol in nail biting game which saw UWE have to come from behind twice.