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Animal Management Trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park

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Recently our Animal Management students took a trip to the Cotswold Wildlife Park. Located on the A361 – 22 miles east of Cheltenham, Cotswold Wildlife Park is committed to conservation through it’s trust. This was formed to raise funds for the conservation of animal species and endangered environments and to educate and inform the public, including visitors to the Wildlife …

Biolab & HMPP students collab

Biolab and Hair and Make-up Students Collab in the Lab

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Here at UCW we’re all about collaboration and encouraging our students to think outside the box. With this in mind, we were delighted to see our Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Production (HMPP) students in the lab last week, working alongside our FdSc Biological Laboratory Sciences  students in a Microbiology session. According to our brilliant lecturers, it was a fun …

Andrew Knight from the Spark Company

Andrew Knight from the Spark Company Visits Business Students

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Recently Andrew Knight, founder of the The Spark Company, visited our Business Management and Sustainability students.  Andrew is a Specialist HR and Change Consultant, and our students were lucky enough to listen and learn all about his experience within Change Management.  Andrew’s visit was a huge success, with all of our students engaged and eager to learn all about this …

Christmas Community Day

Festive Fun at Christmas Community Day 2022

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On Saturday 26th November, we celebrated our annual Christmas Community Day. UCW and the Wessex Inspiration Network very much believe that education and learning can be fun. Christmas Community Day was a perfect demonstration of this with lots of activities for families to take part in during the day. Some of the activities included: Letters to Santa Reindeer food Inflatable …

Guest speaker Nick

Learning About Lived Experience from Nick Elston

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This month our Intergrated Mental Health and Social Care (IMHSC) students were treated to an amazing talk from Nick Elston. As one of the highest profile leading speakers on the lived experience of mental health, Nick has worked with organisations such as the NHS, BBC and American Express. Nick engaged the students in a 4 hour session, allowing them to reflect …

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Muhrah Pays Business Students a Virtual Visit

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Recently, our Business Management and Sustainability students were treated to yet another amazing guest lecturer!    Muhrah paid our learners a virtual visit – discussing her career at Provident Financial, a leading specialist bank that aids with financial inclusion and social mobility.   The session focused on what strategies are necessary to meet sustainable development goals, and how Provident Financial …

Sir Ian Redmond OBE

Dr Ian Redmond OBE Visits Animal Management Students

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Recently, we welcomed Dr Ian Redmond to our Animal Management Education Centre, at Puxton Park. The students were treated to a fascinating talk from Dr Ian Redmond, who is a Tropical Field Biologist, Conservationist, Dian Fossey’s assistant and the first person to introduce David Attenborough to Mountain gorillas! He talked all about his work with great apes and elephants. He …

Poppy in Make-up studio holding make-up brushes

Poppy Invited to Showcase Talent at Prestigious Monster Mash Exhibition

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We’re so thrilled to announce that our Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Production (HMPP) student, Poppy, will be exhibiting her work at the Monster Mash Exhibition as part of prestigious ‘The Prosthetics Event’ this Saturday!   Taking place in Coventry, this exhibition is as a showcase of work from artists in the make-up and prosthetics industry – ranging from graduates …

Jared being awarded EIT Apprentice of the Year

Jared named IET’s Engineering and Technology Apprentice winner

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UCW Engineering Degree Apprentice, Jared Newnham, has been named the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Apprentice winner.  At age 20, Ministry of Defence Aerospace Engineering Degree Apprentice, Jared, is currently undertaking a placement as an Airworthiness Certification Manager, where he is responsible for increasing air system operational capabilities through risk reduction and type design change embodiment. As part of …

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Alumni Profile: Catching Up with Andrew

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It’s that time of the week again! The time where we put a spotlight on one of our incredible alumni and the amazing things they’re achieving post-graduation.  Today is all about Andrew!  Andrew is one of our fantastic Film alumni. Having studied BA (Hons) Film and Media Arts Production, as well as our BA (Hons) Lens-Based Media Top-Up, Andrew has …