School of Engineering
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 subject area
Our courses include: Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Electronics, Robotics, Aerospace Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechatronics and more.Engineering
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.
Our research applies novel engineering techniques to solve problems of direct relevance to industry, society and the environment.
Our Engineering building is designed to revolutionise the way engineering is taught. Featuring engine test cells, dedicated collaborative learning spaces and all of the latest high-tech equipment. Take a tour.
Degree apprenticeships combine on-the-job training with academic study. View current apprenticeship opportunities across engineering, surveying, planning and computer science.Find a degree apprenticeship
Be in good company with Rolls Royce, Airbus and others as you build your engineering skill-set at UWE Bristol. You’ll access the kind of kit used by professional engineers in our brand new, state-of-the-art engineering building.
Driving simulator facilities
Automotive Engineering students can trial their designs in the latest simulation technology with our high-tech driving simulator.
Engineering Our Future blog
Follow our blog to keep in touch with what our current, past, and future engineers are up to and see the impact our students have in the world.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been in the news lately. UWE Bristol’s Professor Alan Winfield is a signatory of an international open letter, also signed by Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, asking for training of powerful AI systems to be suspended. Here Alan shares his views and expertise on the latest developments. Do you … Continue reading "Professor of Robot Ethics Alan Winfield shares his views on AI advancements and how society should respond"
Professor of Robot Ethics Alan Winfield shares his views on AI advancements and how society should respond
Tickets are now available for the School of Engineering’s annual Family Fun Day on Saturday the 1st of July. The event runs between 10:00 and 16:30, tickets are FREE and can be booked here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/engineering-family-fun-day-tickets-578609144527?aff=erelexpmlt There will be a variety of activities throughout the day for families to enjoy including UWE’s robots, LEGO Mindstorm robot … Continue reading "Inspire Engineering Family Fun Day: Tickets Available Now! "
Inspire Engineering Family Fun Day: Tickets Available Now!
This week, a multi-department team from UWE formed part of the Somerscience Festival, in Bruton. The festival, organised by the Somerscience Trust, invited local families and children to engage with STEM and get involved with lots of fun activities. The Somerscience Trust is a charitable incorporated organisation set up to advance the education of the … Continue reading "UWE team at Somerscience festival 2023, inspiring families with health science and engineering"
UWE team at Somerscience festival 2023, inspiring families with health science and engineering
The UWE Bristol Turing Network is collaborating with Bristol University’s Jean Golding Institute to create a family-friendly public event at the Bristol Beacon on 8th June, which forms part of Bristol Data Week. The public is invited to join the conversation around ChatGPT, protecting vulnerable communities, and creating a sustainable future. Data is all around … Continue reading "Free event on collaborating with communities using data and AI to create more inclusive cultures"
Free event on collaborating with communities using data and AI to create more inclusive cultures
Over 150 secondary students from schools across the region attended the event at the Aerospace Bristol museum on the 26th April. There were several different interactive and engaging sessions available based on the various challenges that the West faces as it hopes to move towards a more sustainable future; including transport, waste and retrofitting our … Continue reading "WECA Schools Summit brings together young voices, politicians and business leaders to discuss sustainability and green careers"
WECA Schools Summit brings together young voices, politicians and business leaders to discuss sustainability and green careers
Laura Fogg-Rogers, Associate Professor for Engineering in Society, was recently featured on BBC Radio Bristol, where she talked about her work at UWE Bristol and her latest project. In the interview with host Steve Yabsley, Laura talked about how her work focusses on the relationship between people and technology, and her passion for sustainability, climate … Continue reading "UWE Bristol Academic Laura Fogg-Rogers discusses the university’s new Repair Café on BBC Radio Bristol"
UWE Bristol Academic Laura Fogg-Rogers discusses the university’s new Repair Café on BBC Radio Bristol
A programme designed to inspire a future generation to take up roles in green engineering has been completed, with more than 20,000 local school children benefitting. Using curriculum-linked engineering outreach and careers support, the DETI Inspire programme connected primary and secondary school pupils with real-life, diverse engineering role models to widen aspirations for green STEM … Continue reading "Programme to inspire next generation of engineers reaches more than 20,000 pupils"
Programme to inspire next generation of engineers reaches more than 20,000 pupils
UWE’s very own Appolinaire Etoundi spoke on Radio Bristol on 13th March about designing joints for amputees. Listen from 2h 20min into the programme at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0f488jc The show marked British Science Week by speaking to local scientists. Appolinaire’s story is fascinating and well worth listening to for 5 min!
Listen to UWE robotics expert on Radio Bristol
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.
Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL)
Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL) is a nationally – and internationally – recognised as a centre of excellence for advanced robotics research.Bristol Robotics Laboratory
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