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 …

Inspirational Anna a national finalist at Festival of Learning Awards

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University Centre Weston graduate Anna Palmer, a 30-year-old who lives in Clevedon, was a national finalist for the Return to Learning Award at the Festival of Learning Awards 2020 last night (Tuesday 3rd November). The awards celebrated learning and showcased the wide-ranging impacts adult learning has on individuals and their families. Anna was nominated for this award as she turned …

Why now might be the best time to consider degree-level study

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With lots of people out of work because of the pandemic many are now returning to education and at University Centre Weston (UCW) we have seen a 14% increase on new student entry, so I wanted to share with you three reasons why now might be the best time yet to consider studying a university degree. Firstly, although the Coronavirus …

The benefits of a photography degree with RPS affiliation

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Students starting the Photography in Practice degree at University Centre Weston (UCW) this month will benefit from its brilliant links with the Royal Photography Society (RPS). The students will gain personal membership of the country’s biggest photography organisation at no extra charge, meaning they will join a community of more than 11,000 people who share their passion for all things …

UCW Awards 2020 winners

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We unfortunately had to cancel our annual awards ceremony in March because of Covid-19, and due to social distancing guidelines we are not able to rearrange it this year. Congratulations to all of our winners, and thank you for all of the outstanding contributions you make to UCW! We have sent out all of the student prizes and we hope …

Interested in a career in football?

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Our FdSc Sports Studies degree now has a bespoke Football pathway and it isn’t too late to start your studies in September! At UCW we recognise the importance of responding to the needs of students and industry alike, and this focus has led to us developing this specialist pathway of studies in the beautiful game. Studying two days a week …

UCW PHOTOGRAPHER PROFILE: student to set up gallery on the Isle of Lewis

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UCW student Joseph Kirkman is to set up a photography gallery on the Isle of Lewis when he completes his degree in Lens-based Media this summer. Joseph’s plans have been disrupted by the coronavirus crisis, but he has family connections to the Outer Hebrides and hopes the business, which will sell his own photographs and also work by other islanders, …

Pandemic praise for early years practitioners

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Early Years and Early Childhood Studies degree students and graduates from University Centre Weston (UCW) have been praised for contributing to the country’s response to the Covid-19 crisis by caring for the children of other key workers. Many of the students have continued to work in nurseries, preschools and schools and as childminders throughout lockdown, looking after and educating the …