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Get involved at UWE Bristol

There's more to your UWE Bristol experience than study. You have the opportunity to get involved in a range of activities and events, join societies and meet like-minded people.

Ways to get involved

Have fun during UWE Bristol Welcome

  • Welcome events – get an introduction (or re-introduction) to the University during Welcome. Enjoy a range of activities taking place across our campuses.

Be active

  • The Centre for Sport – a state-of-the-art sports complex, housing a gym and fitness suites. Become a member and enjoy access to many sports activities and classes.
  • The Students' Union at UWE Bristol sports clubs – sports clubs that cater to every level - a great way to get active, learn new skills and make friends.
  • Varsity – help to battle our sporting arch rivals the University of Bristol in a variety of sporting events. Use the hashtag #TeamUWE to show your support.

Explore faith and culture

Express yourself

  • Centre for Music – get involved in musical theatre, learn to sing or play an instrument, join a band or get involved in music production or DJing.

Look after yourself

  • Feel Good – events take place all throughout the year, giving you the opportunity to try a wide variety of different health and wellbeing initiatives.

Boost your career prospects

  • Employers Fairs – interact and engage with potential employers.
  • Go Global – explore opportunities to work, study, volunteer or teach abroad.
  • UWE Bristol Futures Awardlearn new skills, gain confidence and improve your graduate job prospects by registering for this employability award.

Give back to others

  • UWE Bristol Homelessness Grand Challenge – a new initiative where you can make a difference to the problem of homelessness. The Challenge is designed to support your formal curriculum and enhance your student experience.
  • Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) – put your knowledge and experience to good use and support fellow students.
  • Student feedback – voice your opinion and help to shape the future.
  • Volunteer – develop new skills and gain work experience whilst making a positive contribution to local communities.

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