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Honour for comedian Al Murray

Popular comedian and author Al Murray has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: RACHEL TOOR

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

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: JAMES SMALL

Joining the University of Wolverhampton Racing team proved to be fantastic decision for James Small, who is zooming into a bright future.

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Mentoring achievements gain honours recognition

John Phillips MBE has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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University to host top BBC show

Question Time will be broadcast from Chancellor's Hall, City Campus on Thursday 28 September 2017

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Community cohesion leader scoops University accolade

Equality and diversity leader, Sehdev Bismal, has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Singing sensation Jaki Graham to headline Wolverhampton events

Soul star Jaki Graham will lead Wolverhampton in a weekend-long celebration of diversity by singing at two special events.

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Judo star clinches silver

A University of Wolverhampton student has scooped a silver medal at a junior European Judo championships.

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Ground-breaking director scoops University honour

A director has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to film and TV production by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Honour for Staffordshire fire chief

An inspirational fire and rescue chief has been recognised with an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Independent midwife recognised

The University of Wolverhampton has recognised the “passion and commitment” of a West Midlands independent midwife with a special award.

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Diversity champion receives honorary recognition

A former ITV producer has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Scientist senses success with honours award

An environmental scientist and Wolverhampton Polytechnic graduate has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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University honours Wolverhampton entrepreneur

Wolverhampton entrepreneur, Henry Carver, has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Honour for Paralympic gold medallist

A gold medal-winning Paralympian has added to his haul of accolades with an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Graduation is a family affair for the Faulkners …

Graduation will be a family affair for the Faulkners as both mum and daughter are collecting degrees from the University of Wolverhampton this week.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: AMY BRADBURY

Juggling family life with studying and a job may have been a challenge at times for Amy Bradbury, but she has proved to be a shining star.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: ATIQA NADEEM

Studying at the University of Wolverhampton has been an “amazing” three years for ambitious Atiqa Nadeem, who is graduating with first class honours.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: DANIEL JARVIS

Wolverhampton’s reputation as an ‘up and coming’ University was a big draw for legal eagle Daniel Jarvis, who wanted a chance to shine in his chosen career.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: TONI LOUISE MAGEE

Creative Toni Louise Magee has designs on success after completing her fashion degree.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: KAMILAH HALLIDAY

A talented Video and Film Production graduate went the distance as part of her degree by snapping up an internship in Malta.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: ALI TARIQ

Talented sportsman Ali Tariq is missing his graduation ceremony – but has a very good excuse as he will be representing England at the indoor cricket world cup.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: KIRSTY DUPREE

Returning to the classroom has allowed trainee teacher Kirsty Dupree to study the perfect course with the right placement opportunities.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: LISA AND STEVIE FAULKNER

Graduation will be a family affair for the Faulkners with mum Lisa and daughter Stevie both collecting University of Wolverhampton awards this week.

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Join in official world record attempt at Wolves Pride

Visitors to Wolves Pride on Saturday, September 30 will also have the chance to become world record breakers as part of the ‘Big Howl’.

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Students don caps and gowns to celebrate graduation

More than 3,000 students and their families will celebrate their academic achievements when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton.

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New Science Centre Completed

Clegg Construction has completed a new multi-million pound development for the University of Wolverhampton

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Project to support African entrepreneurs secures £1.3m

The University of Wolverhampton has secured funding of £1.3million to support the education of entrepreneurs in Africa.

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The trend of food shaming

With what we eat coming under the spotlight more and more, our food choices are frequently being judged as ‘good’ or ‘bad’. Dr Tracey Devonport looks at the increasing trend for food shaming

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Rowenna Styles New Career in Construction

Rowenna Valintine, 43 from Tamworth, worked as a hairdresser for 9 years before cutting her career short to look for new opportunities in the construction industry.

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27 September 2017

Innovative Training Networks (ITN) and Research & Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Workshop

This session will provide an in-depth overview of two funding programmes.

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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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03 October 2017

Layering and delayering governance: What do we see when we study corporate governance at multiple or single levels?

Professor Sibel Yamak, Professor of Management at the University of Wolverhampton gives her inaugural lecture.

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04 October 2017

Quality and Collaboration Unit (QCU) drop in session

Quality and Collaboration Unit (QCU) drop in session

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14 October to 22 October 2017

MA Show 2017

The Wolverhampton School of Art (Est. 1851) has four very popular Master’s courses and are delighted to present a dynamic and diverse exhibition that showcases a range of multi-disciplinary work from our graduates.

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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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19 October 2017

Rivers of Blood in Wolverhampton? Enoch Powell, Racism and Resistance

Faculty of Social Sciences Black History Month Lecture. This lecture explores the relationship between Enoch Powell and Wolverhampton, examining alternative responses to his 'rivers of blood' speech and allows us to reflect on questions of race, class and resistance locally.

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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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02 November 2017

Choose to Teach

EVER THOUGHT ABOUT BECOMING A TEACHER? Choose to Teach events are your chance to get all the information you need to plan your future.

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08 November 2017

UK Research Office Visit 2017

Project Support Office are pleased to announce the 2017 UKRO Visit with our advisor Jon Brookes.

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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.

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It's all go for judo!

Thursday 24 August 2017

As the World Judo Championships kick off in Budapest (28 August to 3 September 2017), we thought we’d give you the low-down on some of our own sporting successes in judo and beyond.

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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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Honour for comedian Al Murray

Popular comedian and author Al Murray has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: RACHEL TOOR

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

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: JAMES SMALL

Joining the University of Wolverhampton Racing team proved to be fantastic decision for James Small, who is zooming into a bright future.

Video

Mentoring achievements gain honours recognition

John Phillips MBE has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

Video

Community cohesion leader scoops University accolade

Equality and diversity leader, Sehdev Bismal, has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

Video

Ground-breaking director scoops University honour

A director has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to film and TV production by the University of Wolverhampton.

Video

Honour for Staffordshire fire chief

An inspirational fire and rescue chief has been recognised with an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

Video

Independent midwife recognised

The University of Wolverhampton has recognised the “passion and commitment” of a West Midlands independent midwife with a special award.

Video

Scientist senses success with honours award

An environmental scientist and Wolverhampton Polytechnic graduate has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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University honours Wolverhampton entrepreneur

Wolverhampton entrepreneur, Henry Carver, has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Honour for Paralympic gold medallist

A gold medal-winning Paralympian has added to his haul of accolades with an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Graduation is a family affair for the Faulkners …

Graduation will be a family affair for the Faulkners as both mum and daughter are collecting degrees from the University of Wolverhampton this week.

Video

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: DANIEL JARVIS

Wolverhampton’s reputation as an ‘up and coming’ University was a big draw for legal eagle Daniel Jarvis, who wanted a chance to shine in his chosen career.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: TONI LOUISE MAGEE

Creative Toni Louise Magee has designs on success after completing her fashion degree.