News

Sian Hampson looks back on the past two years as your VP Community and Welfare

I can’t believe it has been two years as your Vice President Community and Welfare – I have been so honoured to hold this position and I really hope I have done a good job. When our marketing team asked us to put together a review of our year, I’m not going to lie, I put it off. I guess I didn’t want to admit this great adventure was ending!

 
How You Can Celebrate the NHS
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The NHS is turning 70 this year and what better way to celebrate one of the nation’s most loved institutions than with a cup of tea?

 
The Students' Union at UWE condemns the Prevent Duty

The Students’ Union at UWE today publicly condemns the Prevent Duty and calls on other students’ unions across the country to take similar steps to further encourage the government to immediately review this policy by joining the NUS ‘Students Not Suspects’ campaign, calling for justice to be served for all our students at all levels of education; regardless of if they are at school or university.

 
Bahkai Wynter reflects on his year as VP Societies and Communication

My year as VP Societies and Communication has been extremely formative and has allowed me to develop in more ways than I can count. From the moment I was elected to my final few weeks in post, I feel every day has been an invaluable opportunity filled with new interactions, exciting challenges and learning.

 
Let's talk trees! New target aims to double city canopy cover by 2050
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A new campaign launches today to raise awareness of the benefits of urban trees, inviting citizens and businesses to pledge their support for doubling the city’s canopy cover.

 
Erin Mills looks back on her year as your VP Sports and Health

This last year as VP Sports & Health has absolutely flown by! It’s been an extremely busy, often challenging but brilliant year. I’ve experienced so much, learnt new skills and developed my confidence hugely...

 
Feel Good at Bower Ashton

We’ve been running a series of wellbeing events on campus this term, including Feel Good February activity and the #UWESaysRelax Campaign.

 
Beam Poetry Night

On Thursday 24 May, A Happy Event and Hammer & Tongue teamed up for an event at Mr Wolfs. The night featured the launch of 'Beam', a collaborative poetry and illustration zine

 
UWE Bristol placed 37th in the University league tables

The university has climbed 15 places and placed within the top 40 of the University league tables. The Guardian guide focuses on the quality of teaching, student satisfaction and employability.

 
10 Things to do over the summer to get to know Bristol better

Bristol really does come alive in the summer months, you'll never be short of things to do. If you're sticking around for the holidays, check out our top 10 things to do to get to know the city better.

 
Jamie Jordon reflects on past year as your VP Education

My second year as Vice President Education has been just as fun and exciting as the first. We started the year bonding as a new team and panning out our ideas for the year.

 
Rep of the Month - May
Andreea Brebenar is May's Rep of the Month

As part of our drive to reward and recognise our Student Reps we have introduced a Rep of the Month Award. This award is given to a Rep who has gone above and beyond their duties to bring issues to the attention of staff, make positive changes and engage students in their academic experience.

 
How to discover the local countryside without a car?

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

 
UWE lecturers recognised for including sustainability into their curriculum

Last month, The Students’ Union at UWE celebrated the outstanding achievements of our community, who work hard to enrich students’ experience. The university awarded students, lecturers and non-academic staff for their dedication to diversity, innovation, leadership and teamwork.

 
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 :)

 
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…

 
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.

 
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...

 
10 things we love about Bristol

Bristol is a great city, full of great events, music, food and much more. It's a hive of activity, no matter what the season and we hope you love it as much as we do! Here are our top 10 favourite things about the city...

 
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.

 
Calling all women! Interested in a Sustainability Summer Camp?

The Green Team is looking to fund a student to attend the fantastic Catalyst Bootcamp 2018. Find out more...

 
Join the 2018 Freshers Group

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

 
Official UWE Freshers' Wristbands are on sale now

Our Freshers' wristbands are now on sale! From VIP access to queue jumps to all our main events, check out our options online now.

 
What is Ramadan?

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to celebrate the first revelation of the Quran to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). It is a time of coming together as a family and showing gratitude. Even though we are halfway through Ramadan, here are five misconceptions that people have of Ramadan...

 
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.

 
Freshers 2018 Wristbands on sale now!
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The official UWE Freshers' wristband is your all access pass to some amazing nights over the week. Get your wristband now!

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

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

 
Summer Opening Times
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Keep up to date with the summer opening hours for all The Students' Union shops and bars across Frenchay, Glenside and Bower.

 
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

 
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....

 
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.