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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

 
4 Ways Drinking Too Much Can Affect Your Academic Achievement

Some of these you might not know - it's important to not let drinking get in the way of why you're here.

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

Plus 5 Alternative Self Care Tips!

 
Trans Awareness Week
Trans Awareness Week

This has been a thrilling year for transgender rights with steps towards visibility and equality being made by governments, organisations, schools and media all over the world.

 
HOT OFF THE PRESS: Black History Month Magazine
Black History Month Magazine

Our first ever Black History Month magazine has been released, curated by 2017/18 BME Officer, Caine Tayo Lewin-Turner and created by UWE students and alumni.

 
Boxing - This Girl Can
Boxing Club

Libys McGuiness is the President of the Boxing Club here at UWE, we had a catch up with her for This Girl Can week about why she chose Boxing and how you can get involved too!

 
Looking for accommodation? Come along to our accommodation talks!
Accommodation Talks

Have you started looking for accommodation but you're unsure where to start or what to look out for? We're running accommodation talks at Frenchay, Glenside and Bower Ashton to discuss any concerns or questions you may have!

 
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!

 
Calling all Post Grads! Win an Amazon Voucher...

Give valuable information for some research into postgraduate support and you could win an Amazon Voucher.

 
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.