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Water Polo - This Girl Can
Water Polo- This Girl Can

I enjoy it because it is a competitive and fun game with an amazing bunch of people. It’s also a great form of exercise that will keep you fit and trim.

Climbing - This Girl Can
Climbing - This Girl Can

I enjoy climbing because it's a very social sport, where people of different abilities can have a chat and develop their skills; I think it's particularly good because there are different types of climbing

Kickboxing and Muay Tai - This Girl Can
Kickboxing and Muay Thai - This Girl Can

I started out of curiosity; I wanted to try something new, and I’ve always known that in terms of my fitness, I preferred to exercise by taking part in a sport rather than going to the gym.

Motorsports - This Girl Can

When I heard about the motorsport club at UWE, I knew I had to join.

Alcohol-free nights you can have in Bristol

Bristol is an incredible place to live and socialise. We have put together a list of nights out you can have without drinking. What do you think? Do you have anything to add? Let us know!

#IAMBRISTOL: What to do if you see someone experiencing harassment
I Am Bristol: A City United Against Islamophobia

This month we are marking Islamophobia Awareness Month with our I Am Bristol: A City United Against Islamophobia Campaign. Find out what you should do if you witness someone experiencing Islamophobia harassment.

Transgender Awareness Week, 13 - 20 November
LGBTplus Society at UWE

November 13 marks the start of Transgender Awareness Week. This is to help raise visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, and to address the issues both these communities face.

What's On - Christmas Markets in Bristol
Christmas Markets in Bristol

We all love a good Christmas market to get us in the festive spirit, and Bristol is not short of them this year! Check out our pick of the best...

Global Majority Campaign for Black History Month
Global Majority Campaign for Black History Month

Your VP Societies and Communication, Bahkai Wynter, reflects on October's Black History Month campaign.

Want to hold your own Varsity event? Apply now!
Varsity Series 2017-18

This year, Varsity are giving you the chance to apply for your own event during Varsity Week, find out how here.

Already thinking about housing for next year?
The Students' Union Advice Centre

If you're getting ahead of the game and thinking about your housing for next year already, check out these tips from The Students' Union Advice Centre.

Student Fire Safety Awareness
VP Community and Welfare, Sian Hampson, on fire safety

Your VP Community and Welfare, Sian Hampson, talks about the importance of student fire safety awareness and her experience with Avon Fire Services.

#IAMBRISTOL Campaign launches across the City of Bristol
President, Zain Choudhry, launches IAMBRISTOL Campaign

Your President, Zain Choudhry, announces the launch of the #IAMBRISTOL: A City United Against Islamophobia Campaign.

Olympic medallists to visit The Students' Union
Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh

Olympic medallists, Helen and Kate Richardon-Walsh are visiting The Students' Union to talk about LGBT inclusion and mental health in sport.

Black History Month Poetry Slam
Breathing Fire Poetry Slam Performance

On Thursday 26 October, The Students’ Union at Bower Ashton and UWE’s Drama department hosted a Poetry Slam Performance evening for Black History Month.

UWE vs Bristol Varsity is back
Varsity Football

One of the biggest sporting events in the South West, Varsity 2017-18, is back, with students from the University of the West of England (UWE) and Bristol University coming together to compete in a series of sporting challenges.

Make your voice heard
Jamie Jordon, VP Education

The Students’ Union are collecting data to help understand our students’ mental health and how you have found the provisions currently in place at UWE Bristol.

By-elections Results Announced

Find out who you've elected as your new part-time officers...

What to do with your leftover pumpkins
Pumpkin pie

Leftover pumpkin that you don't know what to do with? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Avon Fire & Rescue Service launches campaign to help keep students safe

This week is National Student Fire Safety Week

Feeling Spooky? Get involved with our Halloween Events!
Halloween Events

The Students’ Union are bringing you a whole host of spooky goings on this Halloween to get you in to the spirit of things.

ISOC Charity Week
ISOC Charity Week

A Global led campaign by the students to raise funds for orphans and needy children around the world.

UWE Women's Football retain Varsity trophy in extra time!

UWE Women's Football left it to extra time to beat University of Bristol in nail biting game which saw UWE have to come from behind twice.

The first to receive NUS Responsible Futures Accreditation

The first UK University to receive the accreditation at the Environmental Association of Universities Conference (EAUC).

UWE Ultimate Frisbee bring home the trophies again: Find out how they got on in Italy

UWE Ultimate Frisbee sent a mixed team over to Rimini in Italy to play university teams from around Britain in a beach tournament.

The Students’ Union and UWE Bristol Success at Green Gown Awards

Thursday 10 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.

How Late Night Do It Right has encouraged students to drink responsibly
Late Night Do It Right Team

During our Welcome period this year, we ran our ongoing Late Night Do It Right Campaign (LNDIR) with the aim of getting our students to have an unforgettable, and more importantly, safe Freshers.