Addressing the complex challenges of the 21st century requires graduates who can use a range of engineering technologies and design methods to define, develop and deliver solutions that meet user requirements, offer value for money and are environmentally effective.
Our staff work in integrated teams, covering a range of subject disciplines, to deliver programmes of research and study that aim to challenge, enthuse and stimulate, providing you with the best possible positioning for your future career.
Our unique partnerships and relationships put us in a strong position as a school, working closely with regional, national and international partners to develop the cross-disciplinary solutions needed for the modern age.
Our partnerships and research
Our unique partnerships and relationships put us in a strong position as a School, working closely with regional, national and international partners to develop cross-disciplinary solutions to real world problems.
Engineering Our Future blog
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As part of the MAKERS project, UWE Bristol students recently had the opportunity to use their repair and making skills to support the Easton based Baggator Youth Group and “Residents Against Dirty Energy” (RADE) Bristol campaign for better air by helping them to fix their traffic and pollution sensors. The community group uses sensors to measure traffic and air … Continue reading "UWE Bristol students support Easton campaign for better air with repair skills"
The UWE MAKERS project has been going from strength to strength since it first launched in September last year to help improve belonging for diverse engineering students at UWE Bristol, through developing connections with local Maker and Repair communities in the region. The project is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, and aims to … Continue reading "How the MAKERS project is supporting students to develop hands-on skills and boost employability"
The MAKERS project is giving students the opportunity to use their repair and making skills to support the Easton based Baggator Youth Group and “Residents Against Dirty Energy” (RADE) Bristol campaign for better air. The group uses sensors to measure traffic and air pollution in their area to support their campaign efforts. Air pollution data … Continue reading "Opportunity for students to support East Bristol campaign for better air with repair skills"
Students and community repair volunteers recently had the opportunity to explore a novel way to create spare plastic parts for repair: 3D design and 3D printing. This idea first occurred when coming across a number of snapped plastic parts as part of UWE Bristol’s Repair Café. The traditional way of using glue and epoxy resins … Continue reading "Students and community repairers explore 3D printing of spare parts"
We’re thrilled to announce that recruitment is now open for the 2024 round of the Women Like Me Mentoring Programme in the West of England area. As well as our cohort open to all women engineers or property professionals, we now have funding from the Office for Students for a specific cohort focussed on degree … Continue reading "Join the 2024 Women Like Me Mentoring Programme!"
The School of Engineering’s ‘Women Like Me’ programme forms part of new initiative to support engineering and construction apprentices. UWE Bristol has been awarded £176,000 for six degree apprenticeship courses. The funded programmes include employer engagement and role model outreach work to increase female representation. The OfS (Office for Students) made the funding award as part … Continue reading "Funding awarded to UWE Bristol to boost female participation in engineering and construction industries"
British Science Week 2024 activity packs are now available, featuring a lesson on designing future transport solutions for reaching net-zero, from the UWE Inspire Sustainability team. The activity also includes insight about and links to local future transport solutions, such as the Mi-Link Autonomous Bus Service project between Milton Park and Didcot Parkway. The … Continue reading "British Science Week Activity Packs – Free Lesson Resources including UWE Inspire Sustainability Future Transport activity"
UWE’s School of Engineering is celebrating 5 years of running the Women Like Me scheme in the West of England. Since 2018, we have supported over 250 women from tens of local businesses to develop their careers in engineering. The programme pairs mid-career women engineers with junior women engineers in the Bristol and Bath area … Continue reading "Female engineering students and mentors can register now for Women Like Me career coaching events"
Bronze Athena SWAN award
The Athena SWAN Charter recognises commitment to the advancement of gender equality in academia, including professional and support roles. This includes the representation, progression, journey through career milestones and working environment for people of all genders.
The Department (now School) was awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in April 2015, and this was renewed in 2019.