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Varsity 2017

UWE Bristol are looking to bring the Varsity Trophy back after 2 years away, so pick up your spectator tee’s and foam fingers and get down and show your support for TeamUWE.

 
UWE Lacrosse Men's 1st into the next round of the cup

The first round of the BUCS western cup fixture saw UWE host Aberystwyth at Filton for the second time this year, with the visitors hoping to avenge their previous 36-1 loss at the hands of UWE.

 
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UWE Dance Win Big at the Weekend
UWE Dance posing with their trophies

UWE Dance brought home 5 awards from an Inter-University Competition in Cardiff - Congratulations guys!

 
SHAG Week - Educate Yourself

It’s Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance Week, we have put together some awesome resources so you can educate yourself when it comes to all things sex.

 
Stand: The Leadership Race
Olivia Evans - VP Societies and Communication

Are you considering standing for a position at The Students’ Union at UWE? If yes, great! If no, why not? It is one of the most empowering things you will ever do.

 
UWE Women's Football score 6 past top of the table Exeter

Women's Football found themselves in a must win game vs Exeter 1sts. With only the top 3 positions in the league guaranteeing safety, it was a must win for both sides with Exeter needing a win to increase their league title hopes.

 
BUCS X-COUNTRY? CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

UWE athletics and cross country club took on the hills of Sheffield in this years instalment of BUCS cross country. Hills are an understatement! Thankfully the rain held off but a course littered with tree roots, rocks, a stream and a hay bail left each competitor suitably exhausted.

 
UWE Tandem Skydive Event

Skydive UWE is organising a Tandem Skydive event to celebrate the end of exams and raise as much money for charity.

 
Muslim Ban Statement

In response to Trump's Muslim Ban, your Presidents have released a statement.

 
*New Society* Coaching and Officiating

Find out more about our new Coaching and Officiating Society, whether you are qualified or interested, JOIN it's FREE!

 
Chinese New Year
Ahmd with UWE Hong Kong Society at their celebration

I was lucky enough to attend two New Year celebrations; one with UWE Malaysian Society and one with UWE Hong Kong Society. Here is what I got up to.

 
UWE Polo Taster Sessions

UWE Polo are running a few more taster sessions during January and February for anyone who missed out the first time.

 
To Boycott Or Not To Boycott?

You may have recently seen a lot around the NSS (National Student Survey). With talks of boycotting, tuition fees rising, and many acronyms, you may be confused as to what is going on.

 
Holocaust Memorial Day

27 January marks Holocaust Memorial Day – a day to acknowledge and remember those who suffered in World War II and the lives of those that have been affected by the genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur and many more through recent times.

 
Accommodation Price Survey
Sian Hampson, VP Commnunity and We

One of my manifesto pledges was to gather feedback about UWE Bristol Halls, and to make sure that your voice is being heard. Speak up about the price of accommodation.

 
Bournemouth 7s Festival partnership 2017

We are happy to confirm our continuing partnership with Bournemouth 7s Festival for another year.

 
SHAG Week - TIGER Training

As part of SHAG week, we are hosting some training sessions focussing on Teaching Individuals Gender Equality and Respect (TIGER).

 
Puppy Petting Days at The Students' Union

You’ve all been waiting for this to happen. Now the waiting has paid off and we are having PUPPIES in February. YAY!

 
Vietnamese Society's Tet Show
Group photo at the Tet Show

Ahmd shares his experience at the amazing Tet show hosted by the Vietnamese Society.

 
I can't always access the books I need

There are now 1-million e-books available through the Library online

 
Green is the New Gold..

In a bid to cut down on waste, UWE Athletics have teamed up with The Green Team.

 
UWE Athletics complete Blaise Castle

UWE Athletics Cross Country team took on the third fixture of the season on home turf; the venue? Blaise Castle. It's known for its difficult rocky terrain that would challenge the most seasoned athlete plus the challenge of completing a 6k and 10k course. It was extremely cold but thankfully we had incredible banter to warm us up.

 
UWE Athletics and Cross Country Beat the Brecon Beacons

Saturday 12th November marked the second Gwent League Cross Country fixture of the season, as UWE Athletics and Cross Country Club made the journey through the beacons to Brecon Athletics Club.

 
Lacrosse Mens 1st Team return to winning ways

After a bye-week for UWE lacrosse, the Men’s 1’s team was eager to face a Swansea side that had travelled a fair distance from South Wales. UWE have recovered from recent injuries and regained key defensive player Anoop Baines, as well as midfielder and captain Maurice Wills.

 
Students’ Union and UWE Bristol Success at Green Gown Awards

Thursday 10th November 2016 marked the annual EAUC’s (Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges) Green Gown Awards. Not only did we have the honour of being one of the 115 shortlisted finalists, The Students’ Union and UWE Bristol picked up a collaborative total of four of the prestigious awards, as well as being highly commended twice.

 
Jailbreak Tickets Are Now Live

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SHAG Week

Sexual Health Awareness and Guidance week: roadshow, HIV Test, training, Contraception and more.

 
Go Green Week

Celebrate student-led sustainability with a whole host of events.

 
One World Week

Celebration of the talent, culture and diversity of UWE Bristol students and staff.

 
The Green Team 2015/16 Highlights

2015/16 was a big year for The Green Team here at The Students’ Union. We had festivals, Go Green Week, sent students to COP21, Bristol was the European Green Capital, became the first to be NUS Responsible Futures Accredited, and ran a whole host of other fantastic sustainability events.

 
Varsity 2017

Support #TeamUWE as we go head to head in a series of sporting events against Bristol University this March.

 
Stand in The Leadership Race

Find out more about the 19 positions available. Standing closes 23 February

 
3 Trophies for Snowsports as Kings League draws to a close

Find out how the Snowsports Teams performed this race season in Kings Ski Club Western League.

 
LGBT+ History Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans+ History Month celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT+ community.

 
UWE Women’s Cricket

The club welcomes any level of experience and whether its social cricket or playing in the 1st XI, there are weekly coached sessions to improve your game, plus frequent social games and events.

 
UWE Women’s Basketball

The last 3 years have seen UWE Women’s Basketball go from oblivion – losing every game for two seasons to being undefeated league champions, varsity winners and have seen their squad almost double in numbers.

 
UWE Women's Hockey

UWE Women’s Hockey team currently has two clubs competing in BUCS who are both working hard for promotion this year. Due to the number of teams the club has, UWE Hockey can cater for all ability from pro to complete beginner.

 
UWE Women's Netball

Traditionally UWE Netball have been one of the universities most successful clubs. Both coaches have represented UWE when the team was playing at its highest standard in the Premier League.

 
Women's Rugby

2016/2017 has seen a phenomenal increase in membership for Women’s Rugby – up almost 70% on last year. They’ve started their season off with a 10-24 victory against the University of St Mark & St John Womens 1st  which sees them sit joint 2nd in the league table.