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UK South West Business Competition 2018
UK South West Business Competition

Upon on the success of UWE BCC in November, the competition was upgraded into the regional scale with participation of 4 universities in the Southwest including: UWE Bristol, University of Bath, University of Bristol, and University of Plymouth.

 
UWE Business Case Competition 2018 Round Up
UWE Business Case Competition

The UWE Business Case Competition (UWE BCC) took place on 2 – 4 November 2018 and focused on the theme: “UWE’s Sustainability 2030” and was open to all students from all courses, faculties and departments.

 
Christmas Card Project helps UWE's LGBT Community
Christmas Card Project

At this time of year, we think about those close to us; family and friends. Though for some, this isn't the case. Not being accepted or being cut off from your family at this time of year can be especially hard. I want to make a special recognition to...

 
24/7 Textline launched for UWE students
24/7 Crisis Textline for Students

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

 
Things to do in Bristol over the holidays
Christmas at The Students' Union

Not heading home for Christmas? No need to panic, there are some brilliant things going on over the festive season that you can get involved in. 'Yule' be sorry to miss some of these!

 
How to Manage Exam Season and Revision Stress
Managing exam season stress

With exam season fast approaching after the Christmas period, this can be an anxious and stressful time. As well as making sure you are studying and preparing for your exams and assessments in the New Year, it’s also really important to look after yourself.

 
Rep of the Month - Alexander Allen
Rep of the Month

The Representation Team are delighted to announce that Alexander Allen has been named Rep of the Month!

 
A Christmas Gift Guide: Course Edition
Secret Santa Gift Guide

Gifts for under £10 for all your uni pals - the perfect Secret Santa solutions!

 
UWE Movember raises £3,800!
UWE Movember raises £3,800 for charity

Throughout the month of November, The Students' Union ran numerous events in support of The Movember Foundation. The campaign saw us raise an incredible £3,800 for The Movember Foundation.

 
Help UWE Motorsport break a World Record!
UWE Motorsports - World record Attempt

Ever wanted to be part of a World Record? Well, UWE Motorsports are attempting to do just this - and they need your help! Find out how to get involved here.

 
World Mental Health Day Campaign
World Mental Health Day

This was a week-long campaign that began on 8 October with a range of activities across our campus sites. The main aim of this campaign was to continue to raise the awareness of Mental health on our campuses, inform both new and returning students about the importance of self-care, the support services available so they are able to effectively signpost others and share student views on both mental and physical health.

 
Black History Month Campaign
Black History Month

This October, we ran our Black History Month campaign with the theme 'Honouring our Roots and Creating our Futures'. The campaign was aimed at celebrating the culture, origins, histories and achievements of African and Caribbean communities.

 
Sports Does Strictly raises over £700 for United through Sport
Sports Does Strictly

On Tuesday 20 November myself and UWE RAG clubbed together to host the first ever ‘Sports Does Strictly’ event within The Students' Union, all in aid of United through Sport.

 
Auschwitz: A Lesson from History

Your VP Education, Ayrden, travelled to Auschwitz, along with VP Societies and Communication, VP Community and Welfare and other sabbatical Officers from across the country to hear first-hand from a Holocaust Survivor.

 
UWE Wellbeing Service partners with Nilaari

UWE Wellbeing Service has now partnered with Nilaari Bristol: Nilaari is a culturally appropriate service which delivers counselling for people with mental health issues.

 
Have your say! Come to the Mental Wealth Feedback Forum

The University is making decisions on your behalf about UWE Bristol’s approach to mental health support for the next few years.This is your chance to feed into the UWE Bristol Mental Wealth Strategy and have your views and opinions listened to, forming part of the action plans for the future.

 
Charity Week raises over £10,000!

Going into Charity Week with high visions and little time made it seem impossible. However, with the support of The Students' Union and our amazing volunteers, we pulled of what is now known to be UWE’s best Charity Week to date! Hitting double figures for the first time raising a whopping £10,322.89

 
5 Ways Alcohol Can Affect Your Mental Health
Mental Health Scrabble tiles

Plus 5 Alternative Self Care Tips!

 
How to Have a Sober Night Out Without People Making a Big Deal about It
Lock in

If you are trying to cut down or stop drinking, it’s easy to feel self-conscious. Drinking heavily is so normalised in our society that staying sober on a night out can leave you feeling really out of place, here's some tips to help!

 
Christmas Opening Hours 2018

With the festive season upon us, make sure you keep up to date with the opening times of The Students’ Union Bar and Shop on your campus.

 
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.

 
How to discover the local countryside without a car?

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

 
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!

 
Societies and Campaigns Coordinator (National, Faith & Identity)

We are seeking a full time (37 hours a week) Societies and Campaigns Coordinator (National, Faith & Identity). You will be supporting (operationally and administratively) The Students’ Union at UWE’s National & Cultural, Faith & Belief and Identity Societies to achieve their aims. You will also offer support to student-led liberation campaigns and events.

 
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...

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
SPENDING THE HOLIDAYS ON CAMPUS?
Christmas Events

We've got loads planned every day from 21 December - 2 January to make sure you're not spending the holidays alone, and best yet, it's all FREE!

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

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

 
24/7 Textline
24/7 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.

24/7 Textline offers crisis support to UWE Bristol students across the UK.

 
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!

 
Leadership Race 2019

Nominations for The Students' Union Leadership Race are now open.
Be More, help lead over 30,000 students.

 
Meet new members of student-led Sustainability Committee!

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

 
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....