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University Centre Weston Students Visit Eden Project

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Students from University Centre Weston’s Biological Laboratory Sciences, Animal Management and Business Management and Sustainability programmes recently visited the world-renowned Eden Project in Cornwall.  The visit, which was organised by UCW, featured a talk which gave students the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the sustainability initiatives that Eden Project is undertaking.  During their visit, the students learnt about the importance …

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Student Sustainability Society Host Beach Clean and Youth Summit

Jonny DibbleNews, Uncategorised

Last week saw two very exciting sustainability events take place. The student-led Sustainability Society is comprised of students from Business Management and Sustainability BA, Biological Laboratory Sciences FdSc and Access, alongside lecturers Elena, Jason, Jo, Caroline, Jess and Joe.  The team all worked enormously hard on the events, which included sustainability workshops at the Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare and a beach …

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Business and BioLab Students Form Sustainability Society

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After successfully participating in ‘Great Big Green Week’ Students of Business are collaborating with Biolab in a new collegiate Sustainability Society. Great Big Green Week took place in October last year, with students and staff from all across University Centre Weston taking part. The UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature, the week …

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Business Management Students E-Meet Environmental and Social (E&S) Consultant, Chenoa Davidson!

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If you’re looking for a Business degree programme that is fully up-to-date and regularly informed by leading industry professionals, then look no further! Our Business Management and Sustainability, BA (Hons) course regularly engages with industry to ensure our students are always up-to-date with the most industry-relevant knowledge possible. Last week was no exception, with our Business Management and Sustainability students getting …

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Business Students Learn About the Future of Sustainable Agriculture from Guest Speaker, Kinsie

Jonny DibbleNews, Uncategorised

Our Business Management and Sustainability students were paid an exciting virtual visit from across the pond by industry professional, Kinsie.  Based in America, Kinsie works for Planet, the “largest Earth observation satellite network delivering a near-daily global dataset”.  Kinsie’s lecture was centred around the future of sustainability in agriculture. This explored ideas and discussions around remote sensing and geo spatial …

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Andrew Knight from the Spark Company Visits Business Students

Jonny DibbleNews, Uncategorised

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 …

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Muhrah Pays Business Students a Virtual Visit

Jonny DibbleNews, Uncategorised

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 Profile: Keeta Hopkins

Alumni Profile: Catching Up With Keeta

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Are you interested in pursuing a career in business but not sure how to make the first step?   Maybe you didn’t go to university at 18 and feel you missed your chance?  That simply isn’t true!   Here at University Centre Weston, you choose your journey! Our courses are built to help you achieve the goals YOU set. Interested in the …

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Athlete, Army and Author – Business Alumnus Dr Emmanuel Nartey Shares Inspirational Journey

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Athlete, Olympian, Author, Academic, Ex-soldier, Inspirational speaker – This alumnus has done it ALL! We recently caught up with academic achiever and Ghanaian judoka Dr Emmanuel Nartey, who once studied here in Weston-super-Mare… At nineteen-years-old, Nartey joined the British Army in February 2003. After being deployed on numerous exercises, Emmanuel began training with Team Bath, representing the British Army and …

Why did I become a Student Ambassador? – Meet Chris!

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The amazing support at UCW is often at the tip of the tongues of our students whenever we ask “What’s your favourite thing about studying at UCW?” As well as our friendly HEART team, the Student Ambassador team do an amazing job supporting prospective students, helping to create an inclusive and forward thinking student culture. But what do Student Ambassadors …

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Henry claims runner-up prize at national student awards

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University Centre Weston (UCW) and Weston College graduate Henry Green has been named as the Association of Colleges (AoC) Higher Education Student of the Year runner-up. He was presented with a certificate to commemorate his success at the International Conference Centre, Birmingham, on Tuesday (19 November) evening. Henry, from Burnham-on-Sea, was accompanied at the AoC event by Weston College Group …

UCW graduate shortlisted for national student of the year award

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A University Centre Weston (UCW) and Weston College graduate is in the running to win the prestigious Association of Colleges (AoC) Higher Education Student of the Year Award. Henry Green has made the final three for the prize, and will find out if he wins when the winner is announced during the annual AoC conference in mid-November. Henry, from Burnham-on-Sea, …