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 …

alumni Andrew with camera

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 …

Guest lecturer giving virtual talk to Business Management and Sustainability students

Shóna Brown gives Guest Lecture to Business Management and Sustainability Students

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Last week our Business Management and Sustainability students got the chance to listen to a very exciting lecture delivered by guest speaker, Shóna Brown.  Shóna is a sustainability professional, currently working as the Sustainability Engagement Manager at the world-renowned PepsiCo. PepsiCo is a multinational food, snack and beverage corporation with household brands like Pepsi, Quaker Oats, Tropicana and Starbucks falling …

Abbey Renshaw for Alumni Profile

Alumni Profile: Catching up with Abbey

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At UCW we believe it’s crucial to recognise and celebrate the outstanding success of our Alumni. Paving the way for the next generation of graduates, our alumni’s journeys and experiences act as inspiration for those who strive to reach the same feats.  Today we are celebrating Abbey!  Abbey graduated with a degree in Business Management and Sustainability in 2015. Since …

Mental Health Drawing Event hosted by the UCW HEART team. Colouring pencils and colouring books out on the table

World Mental Health Day Drawing Event

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As part of World Mental Health Day last week, our wonderful HEART Team hosted a mental health drawing event. World Mental Health Day was on 10th October. According to the World Health Foundation, the day is “a chance to talk about mental health in general, how we need to look after it, and how important it is to talk about …

Dirigo film festival

Dirigo Film Festival

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Dirigo is an International Student Film Festival directed and produced by BA (Hons) Film & Media Arts Production students from University Centre Weston. This festival aims to inspire and showcase the creativity of student filmmakers worldwide. It is an open festival with no set boundaries; we actively encourage new styles, voices and direction. We hope to be returning to the …