2008 News Articles

Friday 19 September 2014

Uni welcomes Italian visitors

    The eight students visited the University of Wolverhampton to study a range of modules including Media, History, Politics and Sociology.   The has been linked ...

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Friday 19 September 2014

New journal launched

    The Journal of Real Estate and Development Economics Research is a new publication looking at the social, economic, legal and environmental aspects of land and ...

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Friday 19 September 2014

Uni to host volunteer fair

    The University is hosting a fair dedicated to volunteering on Wednesday, 22 October 2008 to celebrate Community Service Volunteers (CSV) Make a Difference ...

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Miles Hilton-Barber

Friday 19 September 2014

Motivational Miles to visit Uni

    Miles is the first speaker of the academic year in the Inspirational Leadership seminar series, held at Wolverhampton Science Park. He will visit the University on ...

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Ron Dutton

Friday 19 September 2014

A Journey in bronze

    Work by Ron Dutton, Former head of sculpture at Wolverhampton School of Art, now the University’s , will feature in the exhibition A Journey in ...

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Friday 19 September 2014

National lessons launched for teachers

    Language Networks for Excellence (LNfE) at the University is offering a wide range of language courses for primary and secondary teachers.   On Saturday, ...

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Friday 19 September 2014

Breakfast seminar for businesses

Graham Wright, from Freshway Foods Ltd, will present the benefits of a with the University at a free breakfast event on Wednesday 8 October 2008.   The seminar will be held ...

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Two University of Wolverhampton staff have raised more than £2,000 for charity by completing a cycle challenge.

Friday 19 September 2014

Charity success for cyclists

Keen cyclists Tom Hicks and Gary O’Dea, both from the Department of Learning and Information Services, presented £2,160 to Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge. The ...

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Friday 19 September 2014

All the world's a stage....

    Void Physical Theatre consists of recent graduates of the Drama & Performance programme at the . Paul Atkins, Rebecca Ball, James Latham and Adam Day all chose ...

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Thursday 18 September 2014

Focus on student volunteering

    The University is to host a one-day conference for students, academics, practitioners and representatives of the voluntary sector at Wolverhampton Science Park on ...

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Boro Toro computer game screen grab

Thursday 18 September 2014

Students reach finals of video game contest

    The students are taking part in Dare to be Digital, a video games development competition for talented students, organised with Channel 4.   The four ...

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Thursday 18 September 2014

Uni laucnhes new magazine

    WLVdialogue is a new quarterly magazine aimed at an external audience, and the first edition is published this month (June 2008)   The magazine features the ...

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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Top award for University academic

    Rishma Dattani, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programmes at the , was successful in the Lloyds TSB Central Jewel Awards.   Rishma won the Healthcare and ...

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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Uni prepares for Open Day visitors

The event on Saturday, June 21 2008 from 10am until 4pm will be held at both the Wolverhampton City and Walsall Campuses.   People can look around the facilities, tour the ...

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Prestigious honour for university lecturer

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Prestigious honour for university lecturer

-recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.   John Hay is to receive an MBE for services to the Deaf community and higher education.   He said: “I am ...

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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Lecture on reproduction

Professor Jack Cohen will present a talk entitled Why so many sperm? on Wednesday, May 14 2008 between 1pm and 2pm. The lecture will take place in the MX building on Camp Street, ...

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An image of two students who took part in a competition which tested their courtroom skills.

Monday 15 September 2014

Courtroom skills put to the test

The final year LLB students, Mehran Kamranfar and Todd Killeen, took part in a mock court case at the National ICLR Mooting Competition for Law Schools.‌   The School of ...

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Monday 15 September 2014

Harvard scholar to talk at University

Dr Erica Chenoweth will visit the University of Wolverhampton on Tuesday, 12 February 2008. Her talk is entitled How Does Democracy Encourage Terrorism.   Dr Chenoweth is a ...

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Lisa Potts in graduation gown, and scroll

Friday 05 September 2014

University of Honour for Lisa

    Lisa came to national prominence in 1996 when she was working as a nursery nurse at St Luke’s School in Blakenhall, Wolverhampton. A man armed with a ...

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School of legal Studies students Lee Wood and Monica Ikhile in the court rook at the University after their moot win.

Monday 15 December 2008

Flying start for law students

    Students from the fought off tough competition from University of Oxford students in the Oxford University Press (OUP) National Mooting Competition.   The ...

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Thursday 11 December 2008

Uni chosen to co-host dance event

    The International Association of Dance Medicine & Science has announced it will host the 2010 Annual Conference meeting in Birmingham. The main hosting bodies ...

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Thursday 04 December 2008

Scenarios to test health students’ skills

    The University’s simulation wards, Pharmacy department and a mock flat will be used at the School of Health and School of Applied Sciences to enable students ...

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Wednesday 03 December 2008

Child poverty under the spotlight

    The University has joined forces with Walsall Children’s Trust to host a two day conference at Walsall Campus on Thursday, January 22 and Friday, January 23, ...

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Mayor with International Students

Tuesday 02 December 2008

Tea with the mayor for international students

    More than 30 students from 16 countries were invited to the meet the Mayor of Wolverhampton, Councillor Christine Mills, at the Mayor’s Parlour ...

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Tuesday 02 December 2008

Winter concert on its way

    The Winter Extravaganza, organised by the School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, will take place at 7.30pm on Thursday 11 December 2008.   The event at ...

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Monday 01 December 2008

New business network launched

    Network 4 has been launched by the Department of Construction and Infrastructure to encourage partnerships between businesses and as a sounding board for ...

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Friday 28 November 2008

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Thursday 27 November 2008

Students' creations to hit Clothes Show catwalk

The collection will take the theme of ‘tribal elegance’ taking inspiration from traditional samurai armour using soft fabrics with pleating and ...

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Thursday 27 November 2008

University celebrates Excellence Awards

    The Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme is a UK-wide graduate placement programme. It enables firms to recruit a high-calibre graduate to boost their ...

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Tuesday 25 November 2008

New recognition for volunteering

    Active Volunteers and the Students’ Union have joined forces to introduce the Award and a Volunteering Certificate to acknowledge the importance of ...

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Brian Clements

Thursday 20 November 2008

Key role for University Director

  Brian Clements, the Director of the Institute for Innovation and Enterprise at the University and Associate Dean for Applied Research and Development at the University of ...

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Thursday 20 November 2008

University hosts national workshop

    Expert speakers will present and discuss related topics at the event, which takes place tomorrow (FRI NOV21).   It is the first workshop organised by the BASEES ...

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Tuesday 18 November 2008

Conference highlights domestic violence

    The Rt. Hon Margaret Moran MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Domestic Violence, will be speaking at Moving Forward on Tuesday, 25 November ...

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Monday 17 November 2008

Illustrator to give graffiti talk

    Professional Illustrator and Designer Tristan Manco will present a talk in the Lecture Theatre (MK045) on Wednesday, 19 November 2008, from 2pm until ...

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Monday 17 November 2008

Students to debate funding

    The event is part of the National Union of Students’ (NUS) priority campaign on higher education funding. The UWSU will be one of hundreds of unions taking ...

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Friday 14 November 2008

Free Legal clinic opens doors

The Small Business Law Clinic provides free business law and commercial law advice to small and medium sized companies in the Black Country. Volunteers from the postgraduate Legal ...

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Dr Alan Collins

Friday 14 November 2008

Special award for University Director

  Dr Alan Collins, Director of Business Development and Enterprise, was presented with a Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge Transfer Activities at the ...

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TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber, Gerwyn Jones and Dominic Wilson

Friday 14 November 2008

Economic situation under the spotlight

-during a speech at the University of Wolverhampton.   Brendan Barber presented the annual Crystal Lecture, organised by the University in partnership with the Chartered ...

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Brilliant Pongo

Thursday 13 November 2008

Student Brilliant broadcasting to Zimbabwe

    Brilliant Pongo is currently researching the repressive media environment in Zimbabwe for a PhD, after completing a media and communication degree at the University ...

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Martin White (Left)and Pro. Andrew Pollard (right)

Thursday 13 November 2008

Double gold award for fuel device

A revolutionary new device developed by the University of Wolverhampton has scooped a double gold award at the British Invention of the Year Awards 2008.   The Caparo ...

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Wednesday 12 November 2008

Lecture hits the right note

    Professor Michael Finnissy will visit the University’s City Campus on Wednesday, 19 November 2008 to give a talk entitled ‘the background to new ...

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UWCAN Partner Representatives.

Monday 10 November 2008

New University and colleges network launched

    The University of Wolverhampton Collaborative Achievement Network (UWCAN) aims to enhance student progression to higher education, and the network will lead to ...

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Friday 07 November 2008

Long serving staff celebrated

This year’s event included an award for Superintendent Technician Stewart Mason from the School of Art & Design, who has worked at the University for 40 ...

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Friday 07 November 2008

Breakfast seminar for businesses

    Nick Smith, from Eurofilms Extrusion Ltd, will present the benefits of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the University at a free breakfast event on Wednesday 19 ...

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Friday 07 November 2008

Staff biographies

  40 years' service Stewart Mason – School of Art & Design Stewart joined the School of Art & Design of the University in 1968 as a Technical Assistant in the ...

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Thursday 06 November 2008

An Ordinary Soldier visits Uni

    Captain Doug Beattie, MC will visit the University’s City Campus on Monday, 10 November from 1pm to 2pm.   Doug has published a book about his experiences ...

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Tuesday 04 November 2008

New exhibition showcases illustration graduates

    The is holding a BA (Hons) Illustration Alumni Exhibition and Reunion to celebrate two decades of Illustration at the University.   The event is open until ...

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Professor John Roberts

Tuesday 04 November 2008

Public lecture on modern art

    Professor John Roberts will present his lecture, Art after Deskilling, on Wednesday, 12 November 2008 at 6pm.   John is Professor of Art and Aesthetics at the ...

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Friday 31 October 2008

Law Society of England and Wales President to visit University

    Paul Marsh will visit the on Tuesday, 18 November 2008. He will give a lecture entitled ‘Law as a Business’ to staff and postgraduate students. All ...

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Thursday 30 October 2008

Students in the Red – University and Students’ Union Supports National Campaign

    Broke and Broken, led by the National Union of Students, will highlight levels of debt caused by inconsistencies in higher education funding.   The University ...

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Thursday 30 October 2008

Uni Open Day welcomes visitors

    Visitors to the event will find out about the best courses for them and all about how to apply to University. The Open Day is taking place at both the Wolverhampton ...

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Brendan Barber

Tuesday 28 October 2008

Leading union figure to give lecture

    Guest speaker Brendan Barber, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), will present the Crystal Lecture, a prestigious event for business people from ...

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Monday 27 October 2008

Courses to improve estate agents’ language skills

    The University has teamed up with European partner universities and national associations of estate agents in the UK, Spain and Bulgaria to provide the short, ...

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L-R: Steve Evans, Michalis Micheal, Rahela Jagric, Matt Bennett and Pete Benfield

Monday 27 October 2008

Triple success for graduates at television awards

    Graduates from the clinched three of the awards at the Royal Television Society Midland Region Student Awards on Saturday.   BA (Hons) Animation graduate Tim ...

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Wednesday 22 October 2008

New generation of comic stars

    The University’s drama course includes modules in comedy, and current undergraduates and recent graduates will perform at The Varsity, Walkabout and the ...

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Wednesday 15 October 2008

New online map launched by experts

    The developed the Higher Education (HE) Map on the University’s website at www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/ukinfo/   The original map received in excess of four ...

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Monday 13 October 2008

Student to perform at prestigious jazz event

    BA (Hons) Popular Music student Dan Griffiths, 19, will be performing at the Cork International Jazz Festival in Ireland from October 24 to 27 2008.   Steve ...

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Dr Matthew Wyon

Monday 13 October 2008

Ballet shoe company shortlisted for award

    Dr Matthew Wyon, from the , is a finalist in the Innovative Business of the Year category of the Startups Awards.   Dr Wyon is a Reader in Performance Science ...

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Court room

Thursday 09 October 2008

New court opens at Uni

    The has created the new facility in the Law School on City campus to enable future solicitors and barristers to benefit from a genuine court experience.   The ...

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Wednesday 08 October 2008

West Indies honour for academic

    The prestigious honour from the Trinidad and Tobago based university has been awarded to Dr Laura Serrant-Green from the .   Dr Serrant-Green will visit the ...

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Professor Roger Seifert

Wednesday 08 October 2008

Appointments: Professor Roger Seifert

    Professor Seifert has joined the from Keele University, where he was the Professor of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management for 15 years.   He has ...

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Tuesday 07 October 2008

Scientist aims to improve breast cancer treatments

    Around 40 per cent of cancers are resistant to chemotherapy and some patients will see their breast cancer return.   Dr Weiguang Wang aims to improve the ...

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Monday 06 October 2008

New book examines film and landscape

    Neo-Romantic Landscapes: An Aesthetic Approach to the Films of Powell and Pressburge, by Stella Hockenhull, examines the 1940s films of Powell and Pressburger, ...

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Andrew Logan with Lisa Abrams winning cameo design

Friday 03 October 2008

New Wedgwood exhibition for students

    Staff from the collaborated with the Wedgwood Museum Trust to run a competition with the theme ‘jewellery and body adornment’.   The winners, along ...

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Thursday 02 October 2008

New technology showcased at major event

-hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.   The new technology sends relevant information to visitors using the Bluetooth function on their mobile phones and other devices ...

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Thursday 02 October 2008

Global health and national security lecture

The popular free lecture series opens with a guest lecture by Professor Colin McInnes, Head of the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University.   He will ...

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Wednesday 01 October 2008

Seminar for people who work with young children

The third Early Years Research Seminar on integrated practice in the early years will take place at the Walsall Campus in Gorway Road, on Wednesday, 8 October, from 5pm to ...

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Tuesday 30 September 2008

Top win for record-breaker Steve

  Steve Prowse, who is visually impaired, won the British Blind Sport National Outdoor Archery Contest.   He scored 1,330, beating the previous record of ...

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Tuesday 30 September 2008

Great Wall trek for Uni staff

    Dr Petula Nurse and Annette Fitzpatrick, both from the , are preparing for the demanding challenge which takes place in October.   They will be raising funds ...

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Norah Goodreid, Dean of School Brian Mitchell, and Anne-Marie Goodreid

Monday 29 September 2008

National awards for students

   The University achieved the highest number of winners and commendations in the Xcel Student Awards 2008, which recognise and celebrate the achievements of students ...

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Monday 29 September 2008

Historian to address prestigious international conference

    Dr Stephen Badsey will be addressing the Chief of Army’s annual Military History Conference in Canberra in October.   This year’s theme is The ...

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Bill Baddeley

Friday 26 September 2008

Lessons from across the Atlantic

    Nick O’Leary, Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Physical Education (PE), has been asked to deliver the innovative lessons to pupils at a school in Iowa from ...

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Friday 26 September 2008

Centre receives top award nomination

  The (CIC) has been selected as a finalist for The Engineer Technology & Innovation Awards 2008.   The awards, which are organised by The Engineer magazine and ...

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Thursday 25 September 2008

Uni opens doors to visitors

    The Open Day will take place at both the Wolverhampton City and Walsall Campuses on Saturday, 27 September 2008.   Prospective students and their families will ...

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Wednesday 24 September 2008

Graduate reaches final of songwriting competition

    Kirsti Kristiansen, a Norwegian student who graduated in September, has reached the final of the Philip Bates Prize for Composers and Songwriters ...

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Adam Hawkey demonstrates the vibration training

Wednesday 24 September 2008

Good Vibrations

    Astronauts lose between one and two percent of their bone every month they spend in space, and this is one of the major problems of space travel. During space ...

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Wednesday 24 September 2008

New degree in auctioneering

    The new Foundation Degree in Auctioneering and Valuation is believed to be the first of its kind in the UK.   Students will be taught how to value and auction ...

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Tuesday 23 September 2008

New book on social work

    Paul Stepney, Lecturer in Social Work at the , has launched a new book, ‘Social Work and the Community: A critical context for practice’.   The book ...

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Monday 22 September 2008

Uni expands successful course

    The Integrated Children and Young People’s Services Foundation Degree will be of interest to a broad range of potential students working in health, education ...

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Wednesday 17 September 2008

New mentoring scheme launched

    The deaf mentoring scheme is believed to be the first of its kind in the world and partners new students with a peer who is also deaf and can provide guidance and ...

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Tuesday 16 September 2008

Research results reveal areas of excellence

    The results from the latest Research Assessment Exercise, a peer review exercise to evaluate the quality of research in UK higher education institutions, show a ...

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Laerdal SimMan

Monday 15 September 2008

Official launch for Hi-Tech Mannequins

    The University’s is the first in the UK to have welcomed a family of ‘SimMen’ to give trainee nurses and other medical professionals hands-on ...

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Friday 12 September 2008

School pupils to learn Mandarin Chinese

    The new materials are aimed at teaching pupils’ phrases and important intercultural skills they can use in business situations, such as arranging meetings and ...

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Thursday 11 September 2008

Law school reaches finals of national competiton

    The Small Business Law Clinic provides free business law and commercial law advice to small and medium sized companies in the Black Country. Volunteers from the ...

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Thursday 11 September 2008

Pupils say "Bore Da" to new resource

Language Networks for Excellence is launching the resource to help Welsh pupils gain a Certificate in Business Language Competence (CBLC) in French, German or Spanish. The ...

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Hannah Randall

Wednesday 10 September 2008

Top job for Hannah

    Hannah Randall, from Stafford, beat off tough competition to gain a position at Martineau Johnson in Birmingham.   The 26-year-old has double the reason to ...

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Wednesday 10 September 2008

Dancers to perform at ArtsFest

    The eight students will perform at ArtsFest in Birmingham’s Chamberlain Square on Saturday, 13 September 2008, at 6.30pm.   Internationally renowned ...

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Tuesday 09 September 2008

New course for businesses

    The part time foundation degree in Business Management is designed for people who have a job but would like to increase their skills and gain a ...

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Monday 08 September 2008

Focus on high street shopping

    'Clone Towns? The High Street in Historical Perspective', will be held on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 September 2008 at the University’s Telford ...

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Friday 05 September 2008

Artwork showcased to the public

    The ULTIMATE:08 MA graduation show covers a variety of mediums from ceramics to graphic design, fine art to glass, furniture to interactive and interior ...

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Friday 05 September 2008

Degree for Athlete Michelle

    Athletics star Michelle Thomas has completed a BSC (Hons) Sports Coaching degree with the .   Michelle, who won silver in the 4x400m relay at the 1998 Games, ...

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Friday 05 September 2008

Fashion icon awarded honorary degree

    Barbara Hulanicki was presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Design by the University’s   Barbara, who now lives in Miami, said she was ...

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Thursday 04 September 2008

Legal open day at Uni

    The School of Legal Studies is holding an Open Day on Wednesday, 10 December from 1pm to 3.30pm. The event will take place in the MN Building, off Molineux Street on ...

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Wednesday 03 September 2008

Chance to study Uni modules

  Pupils can study undergraduate modules in subjects including fine art, business, literature, engineering and applied science at the University of Wolverhampton.   Year ...

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John Hay receives his MBE from the Queen

Wednesday 03 September 2008

Prestigious honour for University lecturer

  John Hay was officially recognised yesterday (Dec 2) for services to the Deaf community and higher education.   He said: “It was truly an memorable experience ...

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Paul Marsh

Wednesday 03 September 2008

allenges ahead outlined by top legal expert

  Paul Marsh gave a lecture titled 'Law as a Business' to an audience of almost 100 students, staff and trainee and qualified professionals at an event hosted by the ...

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From right to left are, Rachel Harris, Jane Harris and Sophie Harris.

Tuesday 02 September 2008

Keeping it in the family....

    The Harris family, from Dudley, have been studying hard for the last three years and now mum Jane and her two daughters Rachel and Sophie are preparing to collect ...

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Tuesday 02 September 2008

Students blogging China experiences

    The unique language and culture visit was piloted last year and proved so successful that 15 more students have jetted off this year.   The China Study Trip ...

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Monday 01 September 2008

Launch of ginger exhibition

  David Rann, who is studying a MA in Fine Art at the , had a huge response after he launched an appeal for ginger, titian and auburn haired volunteers to come forward for ...

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Friday 29 August 2008

University honorary degrees announced

    Five-times Wimbledon champion Frew McMillan, from South Africa, will receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the School of Sport, Performing Arts and ...

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Friday 29 August 2008

University honour for Lisa

    Lisa came to national prominence in 1996 when she was working as a nursery nurse at St Luke’s School in Blakenhall, Wolverhampton. A man armed with a ...

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Wednesday 27 August 2008

New degrees set to launch

    The (SCIT) is launching the new Postgraduate degrees to meet demand for skills in industry.   Anyone interested in finding out more about the courses can ...

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Friday 22 August 2008

Hi-tech new studios for Uni students

    Major Key Studios, who run two foundation degrees with the University, have taken a suite of rooms at the landmark West Bromwich arts centre, The Public. The rooms ...

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Wednesday 20 August 2008

Classroom voting systems go under the spotlight

    The voting systems are used in schools across the country, and allow pupils to participate in lessons by sending responses to questions or discussion topics via an ...

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Wednesday 20 August 2008

Creative event at Uni

    The  hosted the Creative Pathways Symposium on Friday, 22 August 2008.   The event complemented the international Glass Routes exhibition at Bilston Craft ...

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Monday 18 August 2008

Open evening for budding lawyers and police officers

    An open evening will be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 for people wishing to find out about studying on a course with the or applying through ...

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Students from Tokai-Gakuen University (Japan) at the University of Wolverhampton's School of Health

Friday 15 August 2008

Study tour for Japanese visitors

The University’s and have hosted the 21 students and a lecturer from Tokai-Gakuen University, in Nagoya in Japan, for a two-week Health, Culture, Sport & English ...

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Friday 15 August 2008

New degree in environmental health

    Environmental health involves ensuring food is safe and of good quality, protecting the environment and contributing to workplace health and safety.   The new ...

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Thursday 14 August 2008

University supports A-Level maths potential

    The Black Country Further Mathematics Centre, based in the University of Wolverhampton’s , supports the mathematical potential of students from across the ...

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Boro Toro computer game screen grab

Thursday 14 August 2008

National win for computer stars

    The talented students were last night (Wed) named as winners in Dare to be Digital, a video games development contest organised with Channel 4.   The team, ...

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Wednesday 13 August 2008

Clearing the way for Open Day

    The University will host the event at its Wolverhampton City and Walsall campuses on Saturday, 16 August 2008, from 10am until 4pm.   Staff will be on hand to ...

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Tuesday 12 August 2008

Find a way in - it's worth it

    Potential students are being told not to panic if they have not yet signed up for a course, got different grades than expected or are unsure what to study, as there ...

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The Caparo RightFuel device

Thursday 07 August 2008

Fuel innovation ready Launch

    Misfuelling mainly occurs when drivers of diesel cars accidentally fill up with petrol, as the nozzle from a diesel fuel pump is larger than a petrol one. According ...

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Wednesday 06 August 2008

Emotional control key to Olympic success

-a University of Wolverhampton professor has argued.   Sports Psychologist is an expert in mood and human performance. He argues regulating emotions is important in ...

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Monday 04 August 2008

Police expert visits Kosovo

    Professor Peter Waddington, Director of the , has just returned from the mission on behalf of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe ...

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Friday 01 August 2008

Students celebrate graduation

    The University will hold graduation ceremonies for its 10 academic Schools from today, Monday, September 1, 2008.   More than 4,000 students will receive their ...

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Friday 01 August 2008

The world's ten oldest jokes revealed

    The study was commissioned for Dave to celebrate a night of top notch stand-up comedy for Live at the Apollo on Saturday 2 August 2008. A team of academics were ...

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Monday 28 July 2008

New website to showcase Midlands Tales

    Tales from the Middle (www.tftm.org.uk) is the brainchild of Patrick Robotham, an author who has recently retired as Dean of the University of Wolverhampton’s ...

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Fiona Parsons

Thursday 24 July 2008

Key role for University Director

    Fiona Parsons has recently been appointed Vice-Chair of the Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL).   The organisation promotes and ...

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Wednesday 23 July 2008

Open Evening for mental health students

    The event will take place on Wednesday, 30 July 2008, from 3pm to 7pm at the Mary Seacole Building in Wolverhampton.   The University offers a three-year ...

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Wednesday 23 July 2008

Chinese medicine expert to give talk

    Professor Kelvin Chan, from the , is taking part in a conference at the Royal Society of Medicine as part of Traditional Chinese Medicine Week.   His talk on ...

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Dr Vinette Cross

Tuesday 22 July 2008

Honour for academic

    Senior Research Fellow, Dr Vinette Cross, is to be presented with a fellowship from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. The award recognises her significant ...

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Al Jimenez and Kate Ingram demonstrate the baby station, with the help of baby George and Eleanor.

Tuesday 22 July 2008

Dragons’ Den graduate celebrates major deal

    Kate Ingram and her business partner Al Jimenez tried to win a £150,000 investment from the five dragons on the BBC Two show.  Although they did not ...

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Monday 21 July 2008

Health and social care debate

    One of the leading figures of the NHS, Mark Britnell, will be the speaker at the event at Wolverhampton Science Park on Wednesday, July 30 2008.   Mr Britnell ...

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Friday 18 July 2008

Graduate faces the Dragons

    Kate Ingram will attempt to win over the five dragons on a new series of the popular BBC Two show on Monday (July 21 2008).   Her product is called the Baby ...

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Friday 18 July 2008

GB team drop in for practice

    The is a Judo Centre of Excellence and hosted members of the GB team this week as they put the finishing touches to their preparation for the Games.   Among ...

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Thursday 17 July 2008

Taste of Humanities for students

    The Year 12 students visited the to get a feel for the courses on offer as they finalise their UCAS application choices for university.   Staff from eight ...

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Wednesday 16 July 2008

Success for ballet research

    Jeff Russell won one of four prizes at the Regional Final of the UK Grad Poster Competition for his poster entitled "An Inside Job: The Ankle and Foot in ...

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Tuesday 15 July 2008

Leading role for school pupils

    Theatre and the Arts was the theme for this year’s Black Country Aimhigher University Summer School, run in conjunction with the .   Around 300 10 and ...

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Monday 14 July 2008

Award for work on University building

    The Administration & Teaching Building, in Camp Street, City Campus North, was officially opened by Prime Minister’s wife Sarah Brown last ...

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Monday 14 July 2008

Latest health research goes online

    The Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement (CHSCI) and the School of Health has launched ‘The Journal of Health and Social Care ...

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Friday 11 July 2008

Leading expert gives talk

    Professor Mike Thelwall has been listed as the world’s most productive author on the subject of informetrics, which includes measuring the value of web ...

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School Pupil looking at Fingerprints

Friday 11 July 2008

Taster of Uni life for school pupils

    More than 500 youngsters are taking part in the Telford and Wrekin Children’s University during June and July.   Last week a group of around 80 pupils ...

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Friday 11 July 2008

University increasing economic contribution

new figures have revealed today.   The Higher Education – Business and Community Interaction Survey shows universities and colleges’ contributions to the economy ...

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Tuesday 08 July 2008

University supporting Nepal’s poorest

    Its role will be as advisory specialists for the Livelihoods and Forestry Programme (LFP).   LFP, a Department For International Development-funded project, ...

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L-R: Janet Firth, Mihai Georgescu, Ioan Mustate, Barbara Maiden

Friday 04 July 2008

Visit by Romanian Border Police

    Lecturers from the provided training in human resources techniques to the police officers and agents who man the country’s borders.   The Training in ...

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Friday 04 July 2008

New Internet research group launched

    The Wolverhampton Internet and Technology Society (WITS) has been set up by members of the. They will investigate a range of socio-psychological issues such as ...

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Thursday 03 July 2008

Uni students exhibit photographs

    Justyna Ptak and Natalie Poole are both first year students on the BA (Hons) Photography course at the and have been selected for the West Midlands Open ...

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Wednesday 02 July 2008

Happy 60th Birthday, NHS

    The is holding an Open Day on Saturday, 5 July 2008, to show how the NHS has changed over the past 60 years and to give prospective students the opportunity to find ...

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Pete Whitehouse and Professor Caroline Gipps

Wednesday 02 July 2008

Vice Chancellor provides the Inside Track

    Professor Caroline Gipps will appear on Inside Tracks on WCR FM on Thursday, July 3 at 7pm and Tuesday, July 8 at 9am.   The show is presented by the Chairman ...

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Event for people who work for children

Monday 30 June 2008

School pupils design new Uni campus

    More than 120 Year 10 pupils are set to take part in the Aimhigher Enterprise Fest at the Wolverhampton City Campus on Wednesday, July 2, 2008.   Teams of ...

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Event for people who work for children

Friday 27 June 2008

University helps develop maths potential

    The Black Country Further Mathematics Centre, based in the University’s School of Computing and Information Technology, is hosting a Year 10 Mathematics ...

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John Courtin, Karen Bill, Chris Hall, Professor Paul Hannon

Wednesday 25 June 2008

Fellowship for academic

    Karen Bill, Associate Dean at the , was made an Entrepreneurship Education Fellow by the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship (NCGE).   The award ...

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Wednesday 25 June 2008

Flooding unlikely to affect house prices

    The research, which will be discussed at an international conference on flooding next week, revealed that in many locations which suffered in the 2000 floods there ...

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Tuesday 24 June 2008

Pizza panic for pupils

    Sixty Year 10 students from Sandwell schools will be taking part in Pizza Panic at the Wolverhampton City Campus on Monday, 30 June 2008.   They will be ...

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Tuesday 24 June 2008

Take first steps into Computing

    First Steps into Computing on Tuesday, 1 July 2008 will provide an introduction to courses at the University’s .   Current and former students will be on ...

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Dr Barbara Gwinnett, Hannah Reed, Mayor Councillor Christine Mills

Monday 23 June 2008

Presentation marks Fairtrade status for University

    Dr Barbara Gwinnett, Dean of the , received a formal certificate at a special Fairtrade reception in the Mayoral Suite at the Civic Centre on Friday.   Hannah ...

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Friday 20 June 2008

Taste of the working world for international students

    The International Student Enrichment Programme is an eight-week course which includes a three-week work placement at a West Midlands company. The scheme is being ...

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Friday 20 June 2008

Fashion fusions at India Summer Catwalk Show

    The University of Wolverhampton has organised the free events, which will be at Beatties, House of Fraser, next Thursday (JUN26), along with Wolverhampton City ...

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Friday 20 June 2008

Child safety conference launched

    The University of Wolverhampton is hosting its first Every Child Matters (ECM) regional Conference focusing upon Staying Safe and Prevention at Wolverhampton Science ...

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Wednesday 18 June 2008

University tops West Midlands for knowledge transfer

    Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) allow companies to benefit from the skills of recent high-quality graduates.   Last month (MAY), the University was ...

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Cycle race success for Mat

Wednesday 18 June 2008

Cycle race success for Mat

    Mat Wilson, Laboratory Director from the , took part in the 3,000 mile Race Across America bicycle race.   Mat and team mates Professor Greg Whyte, Richard Ball ...

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Wednesday 18 June 2008

Course success for Dan

    Dan Wilkinson is currently studying a Foundation Degree in Business Management run by the University of Wolverhampton in conjunction with Telford College of Arts and ...

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Event for people who work for children

Wednesday 18 June 2008

18th Century wreck uncovered

    HMS Swift was a small Royal Navy warship stationed at Port Egmont in the Falkland/Malvinas Islands. The captain was following orders to conduct surveys of the ...

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Tuesday 17 June 2008

Fairtrade status for University

    Fairtrade products are sold in all its catering outlets and a new Fairtrade café recently opened at its Walsall Campus.   Dr Barbara Gwinnett, Dean of ...

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Tuesday 17 June 2008

Designs to be featured at Wedgwood Museum

  A competition was launched to find a selection of work to be included in the exhibition to celebrate the opening of the flagship new Wedgwood Museum in Stoke on Trent in ...

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Monday 16 June 2008

India visit strengthens educational links

A Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed between the Punjab Government’s Education Secretary and the University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Caroline ...

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Monday 16 June 2008

Law drop-in sessions

The offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including the Institute of Legal Executives (ILEX) Professional Higher Diploma in Law.   The drop-in sessions ...

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Thursday 12 June 2008

Chance to check out city’s art collections

The University and Wolverhampton Art Gallery are highlighting the opportunities to view and research art in the city by launching a joint flyer which provides information about ...

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Top scholarship award for Kevin

Tuesday 10 June 2008

Top scholarship award for Kevin

Kevin Preece, 34, won the Lord Denning Scholarship for his hard work and determination throughout his studies. This award will help fund the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) next year. ...

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Thursday 05 June 2008

Striking artwork exhibited at University

..University of Wolverhampton’s annual Art & Design Degree Show.   The University of Wolverhampton’s is opening its doors to the public for the show, which ...

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Event for people who work for children

Friday 30 May 2008

Event for people who work with children

Celebrating Integrated Working in Walsall will be held at the Walsall Campus on Wednesday, 11 June 2008, from 11am until 4pm. The event at the Gorway Road campus is jointly ...

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Top nomination for archer Steve

Thursday 29 May 2008

Top nomination for archer Steve

Steve Prowse, from the School of Education, has been nominated in the Outstanding Male Elite Athlete with Disability category of the annual international ...

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TV presenter to give talk

Thursday 29 May 2008

TV presenter to give talk

Ken Hames has recently completed the third series of his show Beyond Boundaries in the Andes range in Ecuador for BBC Two. He will visit the University on Thursday, 5 June 2008 to ...

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New dean at the UOW

Wednesday 28 May 2008

New dean at the University of Wolverhampton

    Professor John Darling will take up the post on July 1 following the retirement of the present Dean, Professor Patrick Robotham.   Professor Darling is ...

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Wednesday 28 May 2008

Students research obesity

The 20 School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure students carried out face-to-face interviews with men in ten designated obesity “hotspots” within the Walsall ...

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Proud to be red

Tuesday 27 May 2008

Proud to be red

 red heads everywhere with his latest project.   David Rann, from Dudley, is studying an MA Fine Art at the and decided he would document the many different shades of ...

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Students prepare for exchange trips

Friday 23 May 2008

Students prepare for exchange trips

They are involved in the Erasmus and USA exchange programmes starting in August. The students are from the UK, Poland, Cyprus and the Slovak Republic and are travelling to the ...

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Touch challenge for Uni lecturer

Thursday 22 May 2008

Touch challenge for Uni lecturer

    Mat Wilson, Laboratory Director from the , is in training for the 3,000 mile Race Across America bicycle race.   The challenge has received the backing of ...

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International reputation for University facilities

Wednesday 21 May 2008

International reputation for University facilities

The University of Wolverhampton has built an international reputation for the quality of its learning spaces, and has already hosted visits from university representatives around ...

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Tuesday 20 May 2008

Stroke event at University

The University is set to host a two-day conference aimed at healthcare staff and will explore the different care options and services for stroke patients and carers.   The ...

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Tuesday 20 May 2008

New judo apprenticeship announced

The University has joined forces with the British Judo Association, Walsall College and SkillsActive to develop the Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence in Judo. It is ...

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Monday 19 May 2008

Photographer exhibit work

The nine students will be exhibiting in the Gallery at the Custard Factory in Gibb Square from May 26 to 31, 2008.   The Triptych exhibition is part of the annual ...

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Thursday 15 May 2008

Concert by students and staff

The event, organised by the , will take place at St Peter’s Church in Wolverhampton on Wednesday, 21 May 2008.   Kevin Stannard, Course Leader for BA (Hons) Music and ...

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Thursday 15 May 2008

Graduates take centre stage

Void Physical Theatre consists of recent graduates of the Drama & Performance programme at the . Paul Atkins, Rebecca Ball, James Latham and Natasha Lockwood all chose to ...

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Wednesday 14 May 2008

Photographer shortlisted for award

Justyna Ptak, a first year BA (Hons) Photography student, had her work short-listed and selected for the event, which takes place at the Shire Hall Gallery in Stafford from May 17 ...

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New journey for Uni lecturer

Wednesday 14 May 2008

New journey for Uni lecturer

    Steve Cooper, a Senior Lecturer in Popular Music at the , is playing guitar on the duo’s Home tour.   Steve has played professionally for many years and ...

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Cutting edge snappers put wolves on the map

Tuesday 13 May 2008

Cutting edge snappers put Wolves on the map

Professional models from across the UK have visited the as part of the scheme, which aims to helpsoon-to-be-graduates studying a BA (Hons) Photography develop their skills at a ...

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Tuesday 13 May 2008

Student success at conference

The students took part in a national project and their work was presented at the Positive Choices conference at Edge Hill University. Their work will now be published in the ...

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College joins staff scheme

Monday 12 May 2008

College joins staff scheme

The College is the latest to join the Pathways to Learning Staff Development Scheme between the University and local colleges. The agreement was signed by the University of ...

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Breakfast meeting for Shropshire businesses

Thursday 08 May 2008

Breakfast meeting for Shropshire businesses

    The event at the Telford Campus on Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 will give people the opportunity to network and share ideas about business opportunities in the ...

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Wednesday 07 May 2008

Black Country Challenge launched

Schools Minister Jim Knight launched the Black Country Challenge at the New Walsall Art Gallery and announced a Student Awards Competition to celebrate pupil success with prizes ...

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New Uni building officially opened

Wednesday 07 May 2008

New Uni building officially opened

Jim Knight MP launched the new building at the Walsall Campus today. (Wednesday, 7 May, 2008). The building houses the School of Education and the Institute for Learning ...

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Tuesday 06 May 2008

Science meets art

Caroline Higgins is in her second year of a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art with the . The group was tasked with organising an art exhibition for a professional practice module and ...

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Training for border police

Tuesday 06 May 2008

Training for border police

Lecturers from the University of Wolverhampton Business School are travelling to Romania to train the police officers and agents who man the country’s ...

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Friday 02 May 2008

Open events for construction, engineering and design

Budding engineers, building surveyors and construction managers can find out more about studying for a degree at the University of Wolverhampton.   The School of Engineering ...

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Friday 02 May 2008

Workshop for business leaders

The Successful Stakeholder Management Workshop will take place in Birmingham on Wednesday, 7 May 2008 and is led by award winning speaker, Dr Lynda Bourne, who is a managing ...

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Friday 02 May 2008

Students help to revamp school

The students from the volunteered on a community renovation at Cherry Tree School in ...

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Friday 02 May 2008

Music for the 21st Century

The event, organised by the will take place at St John’s in the Square, in Wolverhampton, on Thursday 8 May 2008.   The music department’s resident ensemble, ...

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Public art under the spotlight

Thursday 01 May 2008

Public art under the spotlight

    Professor Tim Collins, from the will present his talk, Post industrial ecologies and public art, on Wednesday, 7 May, 2008.   Prof Collins is an artist and a ...

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Thursday 01 May 2008

PR Gurus win top awards

The BA (Hons) Public Relations students fought off tough competition to win two of the four categories of The Pitch 2008 – a new Student Award from the Chartered Institute ...

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Wednesday 30 April 2008

European First Year Experience Conference

The third annual European First Year Experience Conference has attracted 200 delegates from 16 different countries, including Japan, Canada New Zealand and Australia, plus a ...

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Wednesday 30 April 2008

New Uni building to be opened

The Minister of State for Schools and Learners, Jim Knight MP, will launch the new building at the on Wednesday, 7 May, 2008.   The new building houses the and the and can ...

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Tuesday 29 April 2008

Open evenings in education

The , based at the Walsall Campus, will host the events. There will be information about the Foundation Degree in Early Years Services, which is aimed at people who work within ...

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Tuesday 29 April 2008

Young designers exhibit at Uni

The A-Level design show at the University of Wolverhampton gives Year 12 and 13 students the opportunity to showcase their work. This year’s show on Thursday, 1 May and ...

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Friday 25 April 2008

Innovative courses to boost computing skills

The School of Computing and IT is holding a launch event on Thursday (MAY 1) from 4-7pm to introduce its new Top-up degrees.   This event will be ideal for any student ...

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Thursday 24 April 2008

New role to drive forward strategic developments

Nigel Babb has taken up the new post of Director of Strategic Developments. He will develop stronger industry and academia links to increase the skills base and innovation of the ...

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Thursday 24 April 2008

Lecture on pollution prevention at Uni

Professor Tamás Meggyes is a Visiting Professor of Built Environment Sustainability and will give the next free public lecture, titled Sustainable Pollution Prevention, on ...

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Thursday 24 April 2008

Nice One, Cyrille (and Mel)

Cyrille and Mel, now both football agents, visited the University on to talk to Media and Communications students who are taking a module in Media and Sport.‌   Cyrille, ...

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Thursday 24 April 2008

Law expert to give lecture

Sarah Cartwright will present the talk, which is open to staff and students, on Tuesday, 29 April, 2008 at 1pm.   Ms Cartwright is a leading expert counsellor in this ...

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