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Graduate broadcasts success with BBC role

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has used her degree to produce success by bagging a role as Broadcast Journalist/Digital Video Producer at the BBC.

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Graduate lays the foundations for success in construction

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is laying the foundations for success in the construction industry.

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Visit examines pancreatic cancer research

The University of Wolverhampton offered visitors from Pancreatic Cancer UK the chance to examine its cancer research facilities.

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Students have the right formula for racing improvements

The University of Wolverhampton race team (UWR) recently took part in the biggest student racing competition in the world – achieving a top ten place for the first time in three years.

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Innovation project clocks up first century of clients

A project supporting SMEs (Small to Medium Enterprises) to develop new products has just clocked up its first century of clients with 100 businesses now on board.

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Wolves and University of Wolverhampton renew major partnership

The University of Wolverhampton has renewed its role as principal sponsor of the Wolves Academy.

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Open day to welcome visitors

People hoping to look around the facilities and apply to the University of Wolverhampton are invited to an Open Day.

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Advice for A-Level Results Day

A-Level results day can be a time of mixed emotions ...

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Successful first year at University for Olympic medallist

It’s been a busy year for Olympic medal-winning gymnast Kristian Thomas – who has got married and celebrated a successful first year as a student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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CLEARING CASE STUDY: LEONNIE WYMAN, LLB (HONS) LAW

Applying to the University of Wolverhampton through the Clearing process was a surprising experience for Leonnie Wyman – and one that she would recommend.

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University announces honours list

A comedian, a Paralympic gold medallist and leading figures from the business world are among those to be honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.

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International students extend cultural reach at summer school

International students from across the world took part in the University of Wolverhampton’s International Academy Summer School recently.

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Further funding banked for unsung heroes

The University of Wolverhampton’s business start-up programme, ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’ has been awarded further sponsorship by HSBC Bank

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Students have their say

Satisfaction with teaching and learning at the University of Wolverhampton has improved, according to a national survey of students.

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Ruby Wax to be keynote speaker at HeadStart conference

Mental health advocate and comedian Ruby Wax OBE will be a keynote speaker at a major conference in October organised by HeadStart Wolverhampton.

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Delight as student clinches Judo bronze on home soil

A University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating clinching a bronze medal at a memorable European Judo Championship held on home turf.

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Nurse of the Year award shortlist for pioneering Clare

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton staff member is in the running to be named Nurse of the Year.

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Degree Apprentices build links in London

The University of Wolverhampton launched its new Chartered Surveyor Built Environment Degree Apprenticeship course at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) headquarters

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City partners to support Wolves Pride event

City of Wolverhampton is to hold what is hoped will be the biggest ever Wolves Pride event to celebrate its community diversity.

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County cricket board sponsorship deal struck in Staffordshire

The University of Wolverhampton has struck a partnership deal with Staffordshire Cricket which will see them sponsoring the board until the end of the 2019 season.

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Clearing campaign up and running for results

The University of Wolverhampton is gearing up for Clearing with new website pages and an advertising campaign outlining courses which still have spaces available.

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University chosen as preferred supplier for Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton has been chosen as a preferred supplier to provide Degree Apprenticeships for two leading public service providers.

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Sneak peek into Springfield

The University of Wolverhampton offered a glimpse into the redevelopment of its £100m investment in the former Springfield brewery at an event recently.

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A healthy outlook for new Degree Apprenticeship

The University of Wolverhampton is bringing new life blood to its growing Degree Apprenticeship portfolio

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Breakfast club serves up to businesses

Business owners can network and access support at a free breakfast club.

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Carnation cultivation to tackle soil pollution

Researchers from the University of Wolverhampton are looking to tackle soil pollution in China through the cultivation of carnations.

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Project to tackle deadly viruses in Brazil gathers momentum

Academics are developing children’s games and health apps to raise awareness of how to prevent the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil.

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Students field practical skills on coastline clean-up

University of Wolverhampton students took part in a field-trip to Penrith recently where they put their academic skills to good use.

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Academic develops new technique for visually impaired theatre goers

Blind and visually impaired theatre goers could benefit from a new project where music is used to convey information and mood.

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Academics attend conference to explore educational innovation

Staff from the University of Wolverhampton attended a conference in Spain recently to share their teaching and learning knowledge

Event

23 September 2017

Graduation Party 2017

A chance to put those glad-rags on and party with fellow alumni!

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02 October 2017

Dementia Awareness

University of Wolverhampton is pleased to provide a 2-hour free event for carers, individuals, colleagues, support groups and health professionals.

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18 October 2017

University Of Wolverhampton Lecture - Nature’s biodegradable polymers: Made by people for people – Dr Iza Radecka & Professor Marek Kowalczuk. 18th October art 5pm

The University of Wolverhampton Lecture Series aims to support the dissemination of the world class research carried out at the University of Wolverhampton to its industry, community and charity partners, as well as the local community. The lecture series draws on the expertise of our researchers,

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25 October to 26 October 2017

Annual Student and Graduate Recruitment Fair 2017

Meet a range of employers on-campus offering part-time jobs, industrial placements, graduate jobs, volunteering and International opportunities

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01 November 2017

Who cares wins? Examining sustainability in supply chain management

Prof. Claire Hannibal is Professor is Operations Management at the University of Wolverhampton Business School

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13 December 2017

University Carol Service

All are welcome for the University Carol Service. There will be carols to sing, the account of the first Christmas to listen to as well as contributions from various members of the University community in song and signing.

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25 January 2018

University of Wolverhampton Lecture: Putting Science into Policy - Peter Chruchill

The University of Wolverhampton Lecture Series aims to support the dissemination of the world class research carried out at the University of Wolverhampton to its industry, community and charity partners, as well as the local community. The lecture series draws on the expertise of our researchers,

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12 February to 16 February 2018

Career Development Week 2018

Build new skills, experiences and opportunities for your future.

Blog

Game of Thrones: Historical facts behind the hype

Monday 07 August 2017

With a new season of 'Game of Thrones' just beginning, the frenzied fan talk starts once more. Dr Spencer Jones, a Senior Lecturer in Armed Forces and War Studies in the University’s Department of History, Politics and War Studies, takes a look at where the writers have found inspiration in real life historical events for some of the major storylines in the popular fantasy drama.

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The secret of the Lionesses' success

Monday 31 July 2017

These are heady times for England Lionesses as they beat France for the first time in 43 years to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2017. As a nation that identifies football as its national sport, the question many are asking is what is behind this recent success?

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Clearing Case Study

Monday 31 July 2017

My name is Andrew Rigby and I currently study Multimedia Journalism and this is my experience of UCAS clearing.

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‘The Girls of the Period Playing Ball’: The Hidden History of Women’s Football 1869 – 2015

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Professor of Sport Jean Williams takes a look at the history of women's football, which once saw women banned from competing

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Wolves Photofest 2017 - Yasmin Qureshi

Wednesday 12 July 2017

Yasmin Qureshi, Photography degree student, blogs about the Wolves PhotoFest.

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Cyber Security - How Secure is Your Business?

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Katie Wood, senior lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton, discusses the topic of cyber security and how IT skills gaps in your business could put it at risk.

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Modern Politics Returns to the 1970s

Wednesday 14 June 2017

With a strong Labour campaign and an unexpected outcome, it looks like a return to the 1970s for modern politics. And that’s no bad thing, says Professor of Labour and Social History Keith Gildart.

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Theresa May must resist playing politics with terrorism

Tuesday 06 June 2017

Theresa May has a serious terrorist problem in her hands – there’s no question about it. In the space of less than three months, the UK has suffered 3 terrorist attacks, resulting in 32 deaths and there is most probably more to come, if we are being brutally honest with ourselves.

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As the Manchester Arena attack shows, terrorism has changed for good

Tuesday 23 May 2017

The threat of indiscriminate terror, even if our intelligence and police work improves a great deal, will be with us for some time. That's why we must understand its root causes rather than just try to defend against it.

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After the NHS hacking - who is really to blame?

Monday 15 May 2017

So the NHS got hacked last Friday. Already evidence of “the blame game” is beginning to appear. Why were the NHS using outdated / unpatched systems? Why did the NSA “loose” a cyber weapon? Why did Microsoft stop patching XP?

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Who will Protect Us from Westminster?

Monday 08 May 2017

The Precarious Position of Human Rights Protection in the UK after Brexit

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Professor of Security comments on the Westminster Attacks

Thursday 23 March 2017

Professor George Kassimeris, Professor of Security Studies at the University of Wolverhampton, has been researching and writing on terrorism and political violence for more than 20 years.

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Martin McGuinness: A tale of two halves?

Tuesday 21 March 2017

The death of Martin McGuinness will inevitably lead to a period of reflection on both his personal activities and his legacy.

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International Women’s Day

Thursday 16 March 2017

For International Women’s Day, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Professor of Science Education Nazira Karodia presented the University of Wolverhampton’s first Athena Swan Gilkison lecture. The event celebrated the University’s female professors. Here, Professor Karodia summarises some challenges in STEM education and the future.

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Out of Sight: Regulation, Social Control and the Criminalisation of Homelessness

Friday 10 March 2017

A Coventry man has just been sentenced to four weeks in jail for being homeless and begging in a car park.[i] Professor Kate Moss asks: ‘Is this a good use of prison and does this approach demonstrate good governance or public policy?’

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Apprenticeships - what goes around comes around?

Monday 06 March 2017

When the Statute of Artificiers was passed in 1563, there were many more apprentices in the City of London than there were university students or graduates.

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Life lessons: What England men’s Six Nations rugby team teaches us about resilience

Monday 27 February 2017

In a modern society where tolerance of failure can be low and fear of failure paralysing, it is important to learn how to manage adversity. England Rugby has shown that it is possible to create a climate where growth follows failure. This is something everybody can learn from.

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Trump's vendetta against the US media is about political survival

Monday 27 February 2017

The on-going toxic vendetta between President Trump and the American media establishment (New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, and NBC etc.) regarding fake news, alternative facts, lies and hypocrisy has to do with only one thing: political survival.

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Left behind or out in front?

Monday 20 February 2017

An article published in the Guardian last week asked what would happen if a university went bust.

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Avoiding Hackers – When is the best time to patch?

Wednesday 08 February 2017

Tony Proctor gives his expert opinion on why not upgrading to the latest software can leave websites vulnerable to hacking.

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“350 years and a Civil War too late to Broaden the Exercise of the Prerogative:” Brexit and the Judgement of the UK Supreme Court.

Friday 27 January 2017

Recently we blogged about the High Court ruling regarding the challenge to Theresa May’s ability to trigger Article 50

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Comment on tube strikes

Monday 09 January 2017

The immediate cause of the current 24-hour tube strike on the London Underground is about staffing levels and associated society issues.

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How will HE tackle the big issues in 2017?

Wednesday 04 January 2017

Brexit means Brexit and we will have to help Theresa May make the best of it, says Andy Westwood

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Why Hygge Is The Word That Sums Up 2016

Wednesday 04 January 2017

In the list of new words to enter the dictionary in 2016 - Trumpism, Brexit, post-truth - hygge seems somewhat out of place. Or does it?

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Brexit, Article 50 and some ‘Old Chestnuts’: Constitutional Law comes to Life.

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Professor Kate Moss and Lynn Ellison, from the University of Wolverhampton’s Law School, take an in-depth look at Article 50.

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M&S store closures: "Cost cutting exercises are often about keeping shareholders happy."

Tuesday 08 November 2016

Expert comment on the news that retail giant Marks and Spencer is to close 60 stores in the UK

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Multilingual Europe - the role of sign languages

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Dr Christopher Stone, Senior Lecturer (Interpreting and Deaf Studies), recently spoke in the European Parliament

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Cyber Security – Can we predict the future from the past?

Wednesday 28 September 2016

Where do the future cyber threats lie?

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The Burkini Ban and the Dangerous Consequences of Coercive Undressing

Thursday 01 September 2016

Images of armed police supervising the undressing of a Muslim woman on a Nice beach have gone viral in the last few days. The officers were apparently upholding the ban on the ‘burkini’, a swimsuit that covers the legs, arms and hair, and is contentious because of its religious connotations, read as provocative to the secular values of the French state.

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How to Make the Most of Open Days

Tuesday 16 August 2016

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Graduate broadcasts success with BBC role

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has used her degree to produce success by bagging a role as Broadcast Journalist/Digital Video Producer at the BBC.

Video

Graduate lays the foundations for success in construction

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is laying the foundations for success in the construction industry.

Video

Visit examines pancreatic cancer research

The University of Wolverhampton offered visitors from Pancreatic Cancer UK the chance to examine its cancer research facilities.

Video

Students have the right formula for racing improvements

The University of Wolverhampton race team (UWR) recently took part in the biggest student racing competition in the world – achieving a top ten place for the first time in three years.

Video

Innovation project clocks up first century of clients

A project supporting SMEs (Small to Medium Enterprises) to develop new products has just clocked up its first century of clients with 100 businesses now on board.

Video

Open day to welcome visitors

People hoping to look around the facilities and apply to the University of Wolverhampton are invited to an Open Day.

Video

Advice for A-Level Results Day

A-Level results day can be a time of mixed emotions ...

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Successful first year at University for Olympic medallist

It’s been a busy year for Olympic medal-winning gymnast Kristian Thomas – who has got married and celebrated a successful first year as a student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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CLEARING CASE STUDY: LEONNIE WYMAN, LLB (HONS) LAW

Applying to the University of Wolverhampton through the Clearing process was a surprising experience for Leonnie Wyman – and one that she would recommend.