Post-16 activities at UWE Bristol

We organise a number of post-16 activities and events throughout the year. Please view more details below:

Year 12 campus visits

Year 12 or equivalent students can have the opportunity to come and visit UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, go on a tour, meet UWE Bristol students and gain awareness of the potential benefits of higher education.

Activity title

Year 12 campus visits

Target audience

Year 12 or equivalent students with the potential to progress to Higher Education.

Brief description of learner outcome(s)

  • Awareness of the potential benefits of higher education.
  • Experience learning in a university setting.
  • Understanding of the transition to higher education and student life.
  • Awareness of the range of different courses and subjects available to study at higher education.

When the activity will run

Thursday 4 July 2019

Where the activity will run

UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus

How the activity will run

Workshops will include a subject taster/lecture, a campus tour and the opportunity to meet current UWE Bristol students.

How to register/further contact details

Please complete the Year 12 campus visits form.

Subject taster days

Students can gain an increased understanding of a subject area at UWE Bristol through workshops, presentations and practical activities. This activity can count towards the Heading Higher Passport Plus mandatory and optional modules.

Activity title

Subject taster days

Target audience

Year 12 and 13 or equivalent students.

Brief description of learner outcome(s)

Increased understanding of the higher education environment, courses and their learning styles and content.

When the activity will run

View the subject taster day calendar for dates.

Where the activity will run

At UWE Bristol. The campus will vary depending on subject content offered.

How the activity will run

Subject-specific workshops, presentations and practical-related activities delivered by lecturers and Student Ambassadors.

How to register/further contact details

Availability of places on taster days may be subject to restrictions. Any limit, or eligibility criteria, will be highlighted in the booking form. View the subject taster day calendar to register.

Higher Education ‘Student for a Day’

Year 12/13 or equivalent students interested in applying to university will have the opportunity to experience being a higher education student for a day at UWE Bristol.

 The day will include:

  • hands-on activities relating to the subject
  • the chance to meet academic staff and current UWE Bristol students
  • a tour of the facilities
  • question and answer sessions.

‘Student for a Day’ subject areas, campus location and dates are detailed below. More subject areas and dates will follow shortly.

HE Student for a Day Date/s Book your place
Law, Frenchay Campus Friday 30 November 2018 Law Student for a Day online booking form
Business (Team Entrepreneurship), Frenchay Campus Thursday 6 December 2018 Team Entrepreneurship Student for a Day online booking form
Fashion Textiles, Bower Ashton Studios Monday 14 January or Monday 18 February 2019 Fashion Textiles Student for a Day online booking form
Broadcast Journalism, Bower Ashton Studios Friday 22 February 2019 Broadcast Student for a Day online booking form
Drawing and Print, City Campus at Arnolfini Dates to be confirmed Drawing Student for a Day online booking form
Sport Business and Entrepreneurship, Ashton Gate Stadium Thursday 22 November 2018 Sport Business and Entrepreneurship Student for a Day online booking form
Animation, Bower Ashton Studios Monday 26 November 2018 or Monday 4 March 2019 Animation Student for a Day online booking form
Illustration, Bower Ashton Studios Dates to be confirmed Illustration Student for a Day online booking form
Interior Design, Bower Ashton Studios Dates to be confirmed Interior Student for a Day online booking form
English Language and Linguistics, Frenchay Campus Dates to be confirmed English Lang and Ling Student for a Day online booking form
English Language and Literature, Frenchay Campus Tuesday 12 February 2019 English Lang and Lit Student for a Day online booking form
English Literature, Frenchay Campus Thursday 14 February 2019 English Lit Student for a Day online booking form
English Literature with Writing, Frenchay Campus Thursday 14 February 2019 English Lit with Writing Student for a Day online booking form
History, Frenchay Campus Thursday 14 February 2019 History Student for a Day online booking form

Degree Shows

The annual Degree Shows are a highlight of the UWE Bristol calendar. They showcase and celebrate new talent, with students taking the opportunity to share their work and providing inspiration for all who attend. Schools and Colleges are invited to attend these shows.

Activity title

Degree Shows - Environment and Technology

Degree Shows – Art, Design, Film and Journalism

 

Target audience

Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 students interested in Engineering, Computing, Architecture, Maths and Geography.

Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 students interested in art, design, film and journalism.

 

When the activity will run

June 2019 (dates to be confirmed).

Monday 10 June -Wednesday 12 June 2019 (times to be confirmed).

 

Where the activity will run

At UWE Bristol’s Frenchay Campus.

At UWE Bristol’s City Campus.

 

How the activity will run

Subject enrichment for GCSE students curious about studying environment and technology related subjects in the future. Students will be able to establish contact with current students, take a guided tour and explore final year work.

An opportunity to find more about courses on offer at UWE Bristol in the following areas: Architecture, Creative Technologies, Computing, Engineering, Geography and the Environment, and Product Design.

Subject enrichment for students studying Art, Design and Media subjects through contact with current students, a guided tour and exploration of their final year work.

An opportunity to find more about the different courses in these areas on offer at UWE Bristol.

 

How to register/further contact details

Please complete the Environment and Technology Degree Show visits form

Find out more about the Environment and Technology Degree Show

Please complete the Art, Design, Film and Journalism Degree Show visits form

Find out more about the Art, Design, Film and Journalism Degree Show

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