The Students' Union at UWE news

UWE Athletics tackle BUCS Indoors in Sheffield

This weekend UWE Athletics took the trip up north to tackle BUCS indoors in Sheffield. After leaving Frenchay 8am on Friday the team arrived at the English Institute of Sport for the first day of racing.

 
Wellbeing Drop In Session

Have you ever wanted to try counselling, but weren’t too sure if it would be right for you?

 
Spotlight on: Labour Society

On 24 February 2017, Thangnam Debbonaire, MP for Bristol West constituency, will be on Frenchay Campus for a Q&A session with Labour Society. Debbonaire will be answering questions regarding labour policy, her experience as an MP and her position towards Brexit.

 
Rep Of The Month
Joanna Cox, Rep of the Month for January

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.

 
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.

 
The Leadership Race

The time of year where campus is covered in colourful posters and an array of freebies are handed out is drawing closer – it’s Leadership Race season.

 
Jailbreak Tickets Are Now Live

How far can you get?

 
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.

 
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.

 
SHAG Week - TIGER Training

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

 
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.

 
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.