HRH The Princess Royal Visits University Centre Weston and the Winter Gardens

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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Weston-super-Mare today (22nd October) to formally open the refurbishment of the iconic Winter Gardens and the brand-new University Centre Weston (UCW) facilities which also houses the Law and Professional Services Academy. Back in 2015, North Somerset Council approached the Weston College Group with the proposition of transferring the building to the College’s ownership …

Hundreds Celebrate at University Centre Weston Graduation 2021

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After University Centre Weston (UCW) 2020 Graduation was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were finally able to celebrate the success of our students from both 2020 and 2021 on Saturday 18th September 2021 with four Graduation ceremonies throughout the day. Weston-super-Mare town centre was packed with friends, family and graduates of both our 2020 and 2021 cohorts. Hundreds …

Congratulations to our WorldSkills UK national finalists!

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WorldSkills UK has announced over 400 students and apprentices who will be battling it out across 64 disciplines to be crowned national skills champions. We are extremely proud to share that this includes UCW Applied Computing BSc student Jack Kimmins, who will be competing in the national Web Design finals, hosted by Weston College later this year. Four FE learners …

UCW Awards 2021

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We unfortunately we could not hold our annual awards ceremony this year, but we want to congratulate all of our winners, and thank you for all of the outstanding contributions you make to UCW! We would like to congratulate all of our students, staff and partners for their hard work and persistence during a very difficult year! We have sent …

Photography Competition Winners Announced!

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We are excited to announce the winners and runners up of the UCW Photography Competition 2021. This student operated competition is aimed at non-professional photographers, supporting career growth and recognition, for local creatives. This year saw some fantastic entries in both age categories, all under the theme of ‘What got you through?’. A huge thank-you and well done to our winners, …

Photography Alumni Opens Gallery in Scottish Highlands

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After graduating from our Photography degree course in 2020, UCW alumni Joe Kirkman has just opened his very own gallery on the Isle of Lewis: Garenin Gallery. Joe began his journey on the Level 3 Photography course at Weston College, progressing to the Photography degree programme in 2020, gaining a strong 1st class degree.  We caught up with Joe to find …

Degree Dancers Raise the Bar in Powerful Music Video

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Wow. What a performance! Third year dancers studying the Dance for Commercial Performance, BA (Hons) have worked together to perform a choreographed dance video to Vera Blue’s Lady Powers The dance itself was choreographed by UCW lecturer Corrin Reilly, with technical support from Nick Loannou and team Art Director Rachel Hickie. The video was shot and edited by alumni videographer: …

Thinking about applying? This series will give you a ‘Head start’!

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Welcome to UCW Headstart! This series of online and in person events is for all potential students that have expressed and interest, applied or are in the process of applying for a HE course at UCW. In total there will be four meetings, each focusing on different elements to help give you a head start before joining us in September. …

Alumni Inspires with Incredible Insights from West End and Cruise Ship Career!

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We LOVE hearing from our past students, keeping in touch and hearing all about their fantastic successes since graduating from Weston College and University Centre Weston.  Performing Arts learners were recently treated to a fantastic workshop from a special guest; Level 3 Performing Arts and Musical Theatre degree alumni, Corrine Priest. Since studying in Weston-super-Mare, Corrine has had a very successful career, …

Open Week Round-up

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What a week! We’d like to say a big thank-you to those who attended our virtual open week. We hope you found the range of events useful and that you are now able to make an informed decision about your journey into higher education. Click here to see our full range of courses and apply now to start in September …