How running 27 miles in March has helped UWE Bristol student Chloe raise awareness of student mental health.

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By Chloe, BA (Hons) Creative and professional writing.

Student Chloe, talks about what inspired her to run 27 miles in March for the charity Mind. She shares how this has helped her to become more aware of her own mental health and how she hopes to inspire other students to talk about mental health and find their own coping strategies. Keep reading to find out more.

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How going straight from undergraduate to postgraduate study at UWE Bristol helped Brodie find career success.

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By Brodie, BSc Biological Sciences and MSc Public Health alum.

Our alum, Brodie, tells us about her new role working at Public Health England, where she provides epidemiological support in the fight against COVID-19. She shares how studying at UWE Bristol has helped her find career success in the public health sector. Keep reading to find out more about Brodie’s story.

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How working in UWE Bristol’s Covid-19 testing facility has prepared me for my future career in science.

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By Daniel, BSc(Hons) Forensic Science.

UWE Bristol student, Daniel, tells us what it’s like to work at the new walk-in Covid-19 testing facility on Frenchay Campus. He shares his experience of helping the local community during the pandemic and how the skills he’s gained have boosted his employability. Keep reading to hear Daniel’s story. 

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How stepping out of my comfort zone has helped me to be the best I can be.

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By Rapha, BSc(Hons) Urban Planning. 

UWE Bristol student, Rapha, tells us how trying new things at UWE Bristol has helped her confidence to grow. She shares her experience of trying new activities outside of her course and how her lecturers have been an important support network. Keep reading to hear Rapha’s story. 

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How UWE Bristol helped me find my internship.

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by Alice, BA(Hons) Marketing

This year, I was lucky enough to get an internship through the UWE Bristol internship scheme*. After enjoying the first year of my marketing degree, I wanted to spend the holidays getting involved in something marketing-related. Here are my experiences of my internship and career development opportunities at UWE Bristol.

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How the opportunities at UWE Bristol have helped Kirsty to get a Women in Engineering scholarship.

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By Kirsty, Mechanical Engineering student.

Our final year student, Kirsty, tells us about studying Mechanical Engineering at UWE Bristol. She also shares her experience of her engineering placement year and how she achieved a space in Santander’s Women in Engineering Scholarship Programme.

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My volunteering experience at UWE Bristol

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By Bailie, Occupational Psychology student.

Last August, I made the move from Los Angeles to Bristol. I had no friends or connections out here, so I was worried I might become isolated. At the start of term, I started volunteering and I got so much out of it, including new friends. Here is my experience of volunteering with UWE Bristol.

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How working with the Mayor of Bristol gave me a great insight into the world of politics.

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by Mamadou, BA(Hons) Politics and International Relations.

Politics and International Relations student Mamadou shares his experience of mentoring and internship, gained through the UWE Equity Programme. Hear how he got to work with the Mayor of Bristol, what he discovered about himself and the opportunities it has opened up for his future career.

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What a placement year can do for you.

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By Saharla, BSc(Hons) Psychology with Sociology

Saharla tells us about her placement year at a local mental health charity. She shares her experience of what she did while on placement and how it’s helped her to not only become more employable, but more confident too. A sandwich year is usually taken in your third year of your degree to help you gain supervised work experience.

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