At UWE Bristol, we’re focused on solving future challenges and providing opportunities for everyone. The WEIoT is important to our region. It is only by working together that we can meet the skills challenges created by technological change, open up opportunities to a diverse range of learners and truly equip businesses for the future.

This is an exciting time for UWE Bristol as we launch our new state-of-the-art School of Engineering. The additional investment through the WEIoT is a fantastic opportunity to ensure our engineering, life sciences and healthcare students continue to develop their skills using cutting-edge technology.”

Professor Steven West, CBE DL FRSA FRSM Vice-Chancellor, President and Chief Executive Officer
UWE bristol college

What facilities are being developed at the site?

Investment in state-of-the-art equipment:

  • Cyber skills support including specialist cyber networking equipment.
  • Aerospace and mechanical engineering laboratory and electronic simulation systems.
  • Nursing patient simulators, diagnostic radiography X-Ray unit, virtual imaging systems and immersive interactive simulators.
  • Biological science specialist equipment such as nutrient analysers and high-performing chromatograph systems.

What sectors is the university supporting with its offer?

UWE Bristol supports employers across the Digital and High Tech, Advanced Engineering and Health and Life Sciences sectors to create a workforce that is ready for future technological change. We offer a range of courses and degree apprenticeships which provide clear routes to highly skilled careers.

Ranked 31st in the RateMyApprenticeship Top Training Provider 2020-21, we have a dedicated apprenticeship hub which works in partnership with employers to address skills challenges.