At the University of the West of England Bristol, they’re focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise. UWE empowers their students to make a choice. To choose a university that pushes itself as much as it pushes them. To choose a community of original thinkers – breaking new boundaries and leading the way.
From UWE’s enterprise support programmes to industry masterclasses, professional mentoring to business incubators, world-leading research facilities to work experience opportunities across the globe. UWE gives their students the tools they need to act on their ideas and make them happen. Each of UWE’s pioneering courses have been created in partnership with industry professionals. And over 150 come with professional accreditation from industry bodies. Coupled with world-class teaching, they’re designed to equip students with the most in-demand skills, and the kind of mindset that employers want and need. So that when students graduate from UWE Bristol, they’re ready to take on the world.
Why University of the West of England – UWE Bristol – City Campus
Location: Bristol is a big pull for students and employers alike. One of the UK’s most diverse and desirable cities to study and live in, it’s also a city that’s buzzing with industry – with interesting networks, opportunities and graduate employment options right here on its doorstep.
Facilities: City Campus shares the iconic building on Bristol historic Harbourside, home to Arnolfini gallery. UWE’s new state-of-the-art Design Studios at Bower Ashton feature flexible workshop spaces, design studios, the Fabrication Centre, the Centre for Fine Print Research and dedicated collaborative learning spaces.
Research and Development: Researchers at UWE Bristol are involved in projects of regional, national and global significance. They are globally recognized for their groundbreaking research in a wide range of fields, including robotics and body image. They’re the ones on the front line, solving global challenges and transforming lives. UWE’s research focuses on four key areas: Creative industries and technologies, Digital Futures, Health and Wellbeing and Sustainability and climate change resilience.
Students’ Union: The Students’ Union at UWE gives students opportunities, helps build community and represent students’ voices during their time at university. They give students as many opportunities as possible during their time at university, whether that’s helping them find a job or trying something new. In sport, students can play competitively or start as a complete beginner, and UWE’s fantastic societies surround loads of different interests from the students’ courses to DJing and dinosaurs. The best bit is if students can’t find the society they’re looking for they can start their own.
Innovation and Enterprise: With physical space, business support and funding available – UWE will be on hand to help students at every stage of their entrepreneurial journey. From incubation space to develop their venture in a collaborative and supportive environment and pop-up shops on campus to test their ideas, UWE has everything to encourage young innovators to pursue their dreams.