Celebrating MedTech and Digimakers is back in town


An evening of celebration: Recognising medtech innovation in the South West

An evening of networking, talks from industry professionals and recognition of local Life Science innovation

Join us at the M Shed for this relaxed evening of networking, street food, music and access to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, as we celebrate the Medilink South West awards.

In 2023 we will recognize the achievements of the HealthTech sector across the South West and showcases the very best of collaboration between industry, academia and the NHS. This event is being held in by Medilink South West and the Health Tech Hub

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Global Game Jam, Girl Geeks and a digital Uplift

Random woman looking at laptop

Global Game Jam from Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th February @ Frenchay Campus

Game Jams are a great way to get to grips with game creation tools, network with new people, and try something brave. There is no pressure – simply create something new, be collaborative, have fun, and eat pizza. To celebrate the new College of Arts, Technology and Environment (CATE) – we’re putting on an extra special GGJ where all CATE students are invited to join in, meet students from across the College and create a new game in just 48 hours. So if you are a coding wizard, animation guru, art/illustration wonder, music/audio wrangler, 3D modelling legend, or just interested in what goes into making a game – we want you.

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Data Event Video and OpenBionics Crowdfunding call


Video from our Data event

As some of you may remember, we ran an event with UWE earlier this year at the Watershed based on demystifying the data side of the tech industry as well as a careers fair for local companies. There was video captured, which was sponsored by UWE in order to promote their Masters Data Science programme, so if you are interested in Data Science this may be an option for you.

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CAKE Offering


Community Action and Knowledge Exchange (CAKE)


UWE Bristol has been offering organisations in the community, voluntary and social enterprise sectors the opportunity to receive free consultancy on information management, business planning/strategy, training, IT, systems analysis, web sites, social media, or other ICT-related matters, in exchange for hosting a final year UG student project team from UWE Bristol. During the past years, our 100+ successful past projects have provided clients with advice, strategies and artifacts. The projects begin around the end of October 2022 and run until March 2023.

The teams are composed of final year BSc(Hons)IT Management for Business and BSc(Hons)Software Engineering for Business students, who take part in this Community Action and Knowledge Exchange (CAKE) module with the aim of making a difference in community settings whilst enhancing their knowledge and skills through meaningful, relevant community action. 

Find out more about the consultancy and see examples of what our students have provided for many other organisations on our website: http://go.uwe.ac.uk/cake or https://www.uwe.ac.uk/business/business-services/recruiting-talent/student-consultancy/cake/student-consultancy-projects 

The applications are open and the deadline for this year’s applications is Friday 9 September 2022. We strongly encourage you to apply now or ASAP. 

If you would like to apply for the scheme, please complete the application form https://infohub.uwe.ac.uk/Form.aspx?id=42615576 (*before pressing the submit button please keep a copy of your application for your record).  

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