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Register To Vote

As you may know, there is a chance that the UK will be going to the polls for a snap general election. It is really important that you exercise your right to vote and have your say.

 
Get to know your housemates with our top tips!

Moving to university and meeting your housemates is an exciting new chapter in your life, but we know that it is also a big step. We've put together some tips, that will help you get to know your housemates in no time.

 
Jane - August monthly review

The month kicked off with some good news from RAG. For the first time, the UWE RAG team raised £91,818 for local and international charities.

 
Our British Heart Foundation pop-up charity shop is open!

We are delighted to confirm that for two weeks UWE Bristol will have its very own pop-up charity shop. Positioned on F Block patio (opposite OneZone) this is a chance to get some new bits for your house. From clothes to household items, we are sure to have something for everyone!

 
Why should you get an Official UWE Bristol Welcome Wristband?

With a Welcome calendar packed full of events, buying a wristband could be one of the best investments that you will make. If you're still deciding whether if it's worth it, we've put together just a few of the reasons why you should get one.

 
Evan - August monthly review

I've been working hard this month to achieve results for societies and students. Here are some of my highlights!

 
Precious - August monthly review

We kicked off the month of August with more inductions across various departments including Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI), UWE Bristol Grand Challenge, the International College, UWE Speak Up and UWE’s Strategic Communication Team.

 
What to pack for university

If you’re struggling to decide on what to bring with you, check out our list of what to pack.

 
Your presidents share their tips for starting UWE Bristol

Starting university is a new chapter in your life, that will be full of new opportunities. Although it is an exciting time, we know that it can also be overwhelming and full of information and decisions. Our Presidents are on hand to pass on their wisdom and give you some top tips for starting UWE Bristol.

 
What to pack for university

If you’re struggling to decide on what to bring with you, check out our list of what to pack.

 
The Students’ Union at UWE is number one for sustainability three years in a row!

We are delighted to announce that for the third year in a row, The Students’ Union at UWE has been awarded an ‘excellent’ accreditation rating, and received the ‘Highest Scoring Students’ Union’ award at the NUS’ Green Impact Awards!

 
Ten reasons why you should get involved with MOVE!

Do you want to kick off the new academic year by getting involved with a new exercise class? What if we told you that we have a programme that will not only get those endorphins pumping, but will also give you the chance to socialise and get involved with a range of new and fun activities.

 
YOUR PRESIDENTS SHARE THEIR TIPS FOR STARTING UWE BRISTOL

Starting university is a new chapter in your life, that will be full of new opportunities. Although it is an exciting time, we know that it can also be overwhelming and full of information and decisions.

Your Presidents are on hand to pass on their wisdom and give you some top tips for starting UWE Bristol.

 
How The Students’ Union can support you!

University is an amazing experience, but student life can at times be challenging. We want you to remember that it’s ok to ask for help and seek support for your mental health at any time. Check out the range of wellbeing support services available to you during your time at UWE Bristol.

 
Why you should join a sports club or society

Joining a sports club or society at university is an enriching experience, that comes with a whole host of benefits. Check out just some of the reasons why we think you should get involved.

 
Settling into life at UWE Bristol

Starting university is an exciting chapter, but it is also a big step and can feel quite daunting. Check out our tips for settling into life at UWE Bristol.

 
Our tips for becoming a pro in the kitchen

As well as exploring a new city, starting university is a chance to improve your cooking skills and become a cooking pro. Check out some of our top tips to help you get to know your way around the kitchen.

 
A guide to Bristolian slang

Bristol is famous for many things - the food, music, architecture, and its unique slang. If you’re new to Bristol, you may find yourself hearing phrases that you have never heard before and wondering what on earth they mean.

 
Bristol highlights

We may be biased, but we think Bristol is pretty great. From the diverse food to the vibrant creative scene, there is certainly something for everyone. Check out some of our Bristol highlights and get ready to do some serious exploring.

 
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 :)

 
Tips to help you settle into your first term
Tips to help you survive first term

Moving to university is a big step, moving away from family and friends and making a life for yourself can seem overwhelming. We've got some top tips to help you settle in during your first term...

 
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.

 
Want to settle in and meet new friends? Come along to our Welcome events!
Check out our Welcome events

From roller discos, bike rides and board game cafes, to amazing DJs, both on campus and in some of Bristol's best night clubs. There really is something for everyone, so check out our Welcome website and come and get involved!

 
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.

 
Nursery Nurse

We are seeking a part time (15 hours per week) Nursery Nurse to join our Nursery on Frenchay campus.

 
Rhino has been awarded a three-year-contract to supply team wear to TEAM | UWE Bristol
Rhino to supply team wear to Team UWE Bristol

TEAM | UWE Bristol will now join a sporting family that includes England Rugby, the Welsh Rugby Union and the British & Irish Lions with Rhino delivering team and leisurewear for its sports clubs and societies.

 
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.

 
Residences Community Coordinator (HallsLife)

We are seeking a full time (37 hours) Residence Community Coordinator. You will operationally deliver the Residences Community Programme, HallsLife, to foster a sense of belonging to their halls of residence, The Students’ Union and The University.

 
Bristol's Best Green Gems

Make the most of Bristol's green spaces with our handy top-5 guide!

 
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.

 
Making the Switch

5 reasons why we love menstrual cups (and why we're selling them in all our shops!)

 
Join the Official 2019 Freshers Group

Starting UWE Bristol this September? Keep up to date with all things Welcome, make friends, prepare for and settle-in to life at UWE Bristol.

 
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

 
Bristol's dirty problem...and how can you make a difference!
picture of carrier bag

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