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10 Essential Mobile Apps for UWE Students

By JForrester 29 Aug 2019

Moving to a new city is a big deal. So to make the transition easier, we have created the ultimate list of essential apps.

This handy little app gives you access to loads of food and drinks offers in many of Bristol's much loved independent restaurants and bars. We all know its essential to save a few pennies when your a student!

2. Uber

You are probably going to need to get a cab at some point during your first year, the quickest and easiest way to do that in Bristol is through UBER. Never get stuck waiting for a taxi again.


One of the easiest and greenest ways to get around is by bike, Bristol is a city. Don't worry if you don't have a bike, you can rent one for as little as a £1:00 on the Y0-Bike app.

This is the ultimate app, for finding out all the gigs, club nights and events going on around Bristol The website is run a by a former promoter who puts an emphasis on the independent music and new talent that makes Bristol special.

UWE Mobile App - Access maps of campus, timetable and your e-mail on the go.

We all suffer from a bit of anxiety from time to time, if you don't your very lucky! The SAM app is designed to  help you understand and manage anxiety. The app has been developed in collaboration with a research team from UWE, Bristol.

SAM will help you to understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises and private reflection.

Be sure to contact the Wellbeing Service or you Accommodation Manager if you are struggling.

Essential if you are navigating your way around Bristol by bus, which being a student on campus you probably will. Its easy to use with online tickets and an online bus tracker, so you know exactly when your bus is due to arrive.Make sure you get use your student discount.

One great thing about moving to Bristol is that you are never too far away from parks and green space. This app has a GPS feature which will show you all the parks and green spaces near to you.

As you probably know Bristol is the UKs Graffiti capital. So maybe you've got a free afternoon or a bit of time to spare, download the Bristol Banksy Tour App and get exploring.

This app provides you with a unique three words that identify your location. Takee a look at the app to find out more.

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