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UWE Student Conference 2017 – registration now open

Registration is now open for the first UWE Student Conference, which will celebrate research, enquiry, and evidence-based practice from both undergraduate and postgraduate taught students.

UWE Student Conference logoThe Student Conference is your opportunity to hear from 80 students across all years of study and disciplines as they present their work year as verbal papers or posters.

Organised jointly by staff and students, the event is free and takes place on Monday 10 April 2017 at the Exhibition and Conference Centre (ECC), Frenchay Campus.

This free event is open to everyone (students, UWE Bristol staff, family and employers) and offers opportunities for networking and learning. Students will be able to learn about the nature of research and undertaking a dissertation, while employers may find their next placement student.

Prizes will be awarded by our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Steve West CBE. There will also be a keynote presentation from Professor Helen Walkington of Oxford Brookes University.

Light refreshments will be served throughout the event.

Register to attend

If you are not able to attend for the whole day, please feel free to book and join us for some of the day.

The full draft conference programme, which is available on the registration link below, highlights the wealth of undergraduate and postgraduate taught research being undertaken across the University's faculties.

Register to attend this celebratory event

Draft timetable

12:30-13:00 Registration and coffee
13:00-13:50 Welcome – Jo Midgley (Pro Vice-Chancellor: Student Experience at UWE Bristol)
Keynote presentation – Professor Helen Walkington (Oxford Brookes University)
14:00-15:00 Verbal paper session A
15:00-16:00 Formal poster presentations/discussions and coffee
16:00-17:00  Verbal paper session B
17:00-17:30 Closing plenary and prize giving – Professor Steve West CBE, Vice-Chancellor

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