2008 News Articles

Friday 19 September 2014

Uni welcomes Italian visitors

A group of Italian students have been given a taste of University life in the UK during a visit to Wolverhampton.

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Friday 19 September 2014

New journal launched

A new journal focused on research into property and land has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 19 September 2014

Uni to host volunteer fair

The University of Wolverhampton is joining forces with local voluntary and community groups to host an event to highlight volunteering opportunities for students.

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Miles Hilton-Barber

Friday 19 September 2014

Motivational Miles to visit Uni

Blind adventurer Miles Hilton-Barber is to visit the University of Wolverhampton as a guest speaker.

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Ron Dutton

Friday 19 September 2014

A Journey in bronze

A new exhibition to celebrate the work of an acclaimed local medallist and sculptor is set to open at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 19 September 2014

National lessons launched for teachers

Teachers will be able to brush up on their French as part of a training scheme at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 19 September 2014

Breakfast seminar for businesses

The benefits of recruiting a graduate through a successful placement scheme at the University of Wolverhampton will be highlighted at a breakfast seminar.

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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

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

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Friday 19 September 2014

All the world's a stage....

A group of graduates who formed a theatre company are returning to the University of Wolverhampton to offer inspiration to the next intake of budding performers.

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Thursday 18 September 2014

Focus on student volunteering

The benefits of student volunteering will be the focus of a special event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Boro Toro computer game screen grab

Thursday 18 September 2014

Students reach finals of video game contest

A team of University of Wolverhampton students are designing a new video game for a popular console as part of a national competition.

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Thursday 18 September 2014

Uni laucnhes new magazine

The University of Wolverhampton is launching a new magazine to showcase its academic stars, research activities and business links.

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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Top award for University academic

A University of Wolverhampton academic has won a prestigious award which recognises the achievements of Asian businessmen and women.

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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Uni prepares for Open Day visitors

The University of Wolverhampton will be welcoming would-be students to an Open Day.

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Prestigious honour for university lecturer

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Prestigious honour for university lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton Senior Lecturer who has made significant contributions to Deaf education and communication has been

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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Lecture on reproduction

A lecture at the University of Wolverhampton will consider the reproductive strategies of mammals.

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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

Two University of Wolverhampton legal eagles have fought off tough competition to reach the semi finals of a top law competition.

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Monday 15 September 2014

Harvard scholar to talk at University

A terrorism and political violence expert from Harvard University is to visit Wolverhampton to give a talk about her research.

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Lisa Potts in graduation gown, and scroll

Friday 05 September 2014

University of Honour for Lisa

Lisa Potts has received an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wolverhampton to mark her charitable achievements.

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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

University of Wolverhampton law students have got off to a flying start in two annual mock court case competitions.

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Thursday 11 December 2008

Uni chosen to co-host dance event

he University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after it was selected as one of the hosts of a prestigious dance conference.

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Thursday 04 December 2008

Scenarios to test health students’ skills

Health students will be put to the test in a series of real-life scenarios as part of a special week of activities at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 03 December 2008

Child poverty under the spotlight

Ways to tackle child poverty in Walsall will be the focus of a national event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Mayor with International Students

Tuesday 02 December 2008

Tea with the mayor for international students

International students at the University of Wolverhampton have been treated to tea with the city’s mayor.

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Tuesday 02 December 2008

Winter concert on its way

University of Wolverhampton students will be performing a selection of music at a winter-themed concert.

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Monday 01 December 2008

New business network launched

Business leaders will be able to brainstorm ideas and share experience at a new forum run by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 28 November 2008

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Hat by Wolverhampton students

Thursday 27 November 2008

Students' creations to hit Clothes Show catwalk

Fashion students at the University of Wolverhampton are ready to hit the catwalk at the Clothes Show Live 2008 with their collection of ‘up-cycled’ garments.

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Thursday 27 November 2008

University celebrates Excellence Awards

The University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after a graduate placement scheme was awarded two certificates of excellence this month.

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Tuesday 25 November 2008

New recognition for volunteering

The University of Wolverhampton is launching a new Volunteer of the Year award in recognition of the commitment of students who volunteer while studying for a degree.

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Brian Clements

Thursday 20 November 2008

Key role for University Director

A University of Wolverhampton Director will drive forward excellence in business and entrepreneurship after securing a key national role.

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Thursday 20 November 2008

University hosts national workshop

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a workshop entitled EU-Russia Relations after the War in Georgia.

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Tuesday 18 November 2008

Conference highlights domestic violence

Domestic violence will be the focus of a pioneering national conference hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 17 November 2008

Illustrator to give graffiti talk

An illustration graduate will return to the University of Wolverhampton to give a lecture about his creative work and interest in graffiti.

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Monday 17 November 2008

Students to debate funding

The University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union (UWSU) is hosting a special debate about funding in higher education.

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Friday 14 November 2008

Free Legal clinic opens doors

Small businesses will be able to get free legal advice at a clinic run by University of Wolverhampton postgraduates.

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Dr Alan Collins

Friday 14 November 2008

Special award for University Director

A University of Wolverhampton Director has received a prestigious award in recognition of his outstanding business collaborations.

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TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber, Gerwyn Jones and Dominic Wilson

Friday 14 November 2008

Economic situation under the spotlight

The General Secretary of the TUC has urged the Government to develop a “radical programme” to minimise the effects of the economic downturn

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Brilliant Pongo

Thursday 13 November 2008

Student Brilliant broadcasting to Zimbabwe

A refugee from Zimbabwe who is studying at the University of Wolverhampton is using his journalistic experience to broadcast to his home country.

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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.

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Wednesday 12 November 2008

Lecture hits the right note

A former Royal Academy of Music composition teacher is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to give a free public lecture.

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UWCAN Partner Representatives.

Monday 10 November 2008

New University and colleges network launched

A landmark agreement to encourage more pupils to continue into higher education has been signed by the University of Wolverhampton and its partner colleges.

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Friday 07 November 2008

Long serving staff celebrated

The achievements of long serving members of staff have been celebrated at a University of Wolverhampton annual ceremony.

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Friday 07 November 2008

Breakfast seminar for businesses

The benefits of recruiting a graduate through a successful placement scheme at the University of Wolverhampton will be highlighted at a breakfast seminar.

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Friday 07 November 2008

Staff biographies

Details of the long serving staff who have been recognised by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 06 November 2008

An Ordinary Soldier visits Uni

A soldier who received the Military Cross for his bravery in Afghanistan is to give a talk at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 04 November 2008

New exhibition showcases illustration graduates

Illustrations by University of Wolverhampton alumni are to be displayed in a new exhibition to celebrate 20 years of a degree course.

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Professor John Roberts

Tuesday 04 November 2008

Public lecture on modern art

Criticisms of modern art will go under the spotlight in a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 31 October 2008

Law Society of England and Wales President to visit University

The President of the Law Society of England and Wales, Paul Marsh, is set to visit the University of Wolverhampton to present a guest lecture.

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Thursday 30 October 2008

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

The University of Wolverhampton with its Students’ Union is supporting a national campaign to raise awareness of student debt.

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Thursday 30 October 2008

Uni Open Day welcomes visitors

The University of Wolverhampton will be welcoming future students and their families to its next Open Day on Saturday, 8 November.

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Brendan Barber

Tuesday 28 October 2008

Leading union figure to give lecture

New ways of working during turbulent economic times will be discussed by a leading member of the TUC at an annual lecture.

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Monday 27 October 2008

Courses to improve estate agents’ language skills

Estate agents involved in buying and selling property abroad will be able to brush up their language skills thanks to new courses run with the University

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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

The University of Wolverhampton is celebrating a hat trick of successes at the prestigious Royal Television Society awards.

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Wednesday 22 October 2008

New generation of comic stars

Original comedy featuring past and present University of Wolverhampton students is set to hit the stage at venues in the city.

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Wednesday 15 October 2008

New online map launched by experts

A new version of an innovative online map detailing all the higher education institutions in the country has been launched by University of Wolverhampton experts.

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Monday 13 October 2008

Student to perform at prestigious jazz event

A University of Wolverhampton student is set to perform at a prestigious jazz festival with his band, The Deputies.

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Dr Matthew Wyon

Monday 13 October 2008

Ballet shoe company shortlisted for award

An innovative company set up by a University of Wolverhampton lecturer to supply improved ballet shoes and dance products has been shortlisted for a top award.

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Court room

Thursday 09 October 2008

New court opens at Uni

Law students at the University of Wolverhampton will be given a taste of life in a real court thanks to a new purpose-built courtroom.

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Wednesday 08 October 2008

West Indies honour for academic

A University of Wolverhampton academic has been invited to serve as a Visiting Professor at the University of the West Indies.

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Professor Roger Seifert

Wednesday 08 October 2008

Appointments: Professor Roger Seifert

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed Roger Seifert as Professor of Human Resource Management.

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Tuesday 07 October 2008

Scientist aims to improve breast cancer treatments

A UOW scientist has received a grant worth £15,000 from leading research charity Breast Cancer Campaign to investigate improvements to chemotherapy treatment.

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Monday 06 October 2008

New book examines film and landscape

A University of Wolverhampton Film Studies lecturer has had a new book published, looking at wartime films.

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Andrew Logan with Lisa Abrams winning cameo design

Friday 03 October 2008

New Wedgwood exhibition for students

Talented art and design students from the University of Wolverhampton will see their creations displayed at the new Wedgwood Museum after winning a competition.

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Thursday 02 October 2008

New technology showcased at major event

Revolutionary technology which could transform the visitor experience at museums and art galleries will be showcased at a major event

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Thursday 02 October 2008

Global health and national security lecture

The impact of global health scares on national security will be the subject of the first public lecture in the new series at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 01 October 2008

Seminar for people who work with young children

Research focused on young children will be the theme of an event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 30 September 2008

Top win for record-breaker Steve

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has set a new national archery record after winning a major competition.

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Tuesday 30 September 2008

Great Wall trek for Uni staff

Two intrepid staff from the University of Wolverhampton are gearing up to trek along the Great Wall of China for charity.

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

Monday 29 September 2008

National awards for students

Two University of Wolverhampton students have won prestigious Student of the Year awards in a national competition.

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Monday 29 September 2008

Historian to address prestigious international conference

A renowned military historian from the University of Wolverhampton will be keynote speaker at a prestigious conference in Australia.

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Bill Baddeley

Friday 26 September 2008

Lessons from across the Atlantic

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer is to provide long distance PE lessons to American school students via Skype and a webcam.

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Friday 26 September 2008

Centre receives top award nomination

A centre at the University of Wolverhampton which helps inventors to develop new product ideas has been nominated for a top award.

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Thursday 25 September 2008

Uni opens doors to visitors

People interested in finding out more about opportunities to study at the University of Wolverhampton are invited to an Open Day.

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Wednesday 24 September 2008

Graduate reaches final of songwriting competition

A talented University of Wolverhampton graduate is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Lennon and McCartney after reaching the finals of a songwriting competition.

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Adam Hawkey demonstrates the vibration training

Wednesday 24 September 2008

Good Vibrations

New research to help prevent astronauts losing bone density during space flights is to be showcased by a University of Wolverhampton lecturer.

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Wednesday 24 September 2008

New degree in auctioneering

Would-be auctioneers will be bringing the gavel down on an innovative degree course at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 23 September 2008

New book on social work

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has published a new book on social work.

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Monday 22 September 2008

Uni expands successful course

A course aimed at developing the skills of people working with children, young people and families is being expanded by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 17 September 2008

New mentoring scheme launched

An innovative scheme to provide support to new deaf students is being pioneered by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 16 September 2008

Research results reveal areas of excellence

The University of Wolverhampton has areas of research ranked among the best in the world, new figures have revealed.

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Laerdal SimMan

Monday 15 September 2008

Official launch for Hi-Tech Mannequins

State-of-the-art mannequins that can simulate breathing, moaning and even have a heart rate have been launched at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 12 September 2008

School pupils to learn Mandarin Chinese

School pupils will be able to learn Mandarin Chinese with the help of teaching resources developed at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 11 September 2008

Law school reaches finals of national competiton

An innovative legal advice centre run by University of Wolverhampton law students has reached the finals of a national competition.

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Thursday 11 September 2008

Pupils say "Bore Da" to new resource

An innovative teaching aid to help Welsh-speaking pupils learn a foreign language is being launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Hannah Randall

Wednesday 10 September 2008

Top job for Hannah

A University of Wolverhampton student has secured a top training contract at one of the country’s leading law firms.

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Wednesday 10 September 2008

Dancers to perform at ArtsFest

Dance students from the University of Wolverhampton will be performing at Birmingham’s ArtsFest this weekend.

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Tuesday 09 September 2008

New course for businesses

A new foundation degree is being launched by the University of Wolverhampton and City of Wolverhampton College for people working in business.

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Monday 08 September 2008

Focus on high street shopping

An event to explore the historical and contemporary context of high street shopping will be at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 05 September 2008

Artwork showcased to the public

Innovative artwork by University of Wolverhampton MA students is being exhibited to the public.

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Friday 05 September 2008

Degree for Athlete Michelle

A Commonwealth Games silver medallist will be among the students graduating from the University of Wolverhampton this year.

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Friday 05 September 2008

Fashion icon awarded honorary degree

The founder of the iconic fashion label Biba has received an honorary award from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 04 September 2008

Legal open day at Uni

Budding barristers and solicitors can find out more about studying for a law degree at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 03 September 2008

Chance to study Uni modules

Hard working students can start collecting credits towards a university degree while still at school or college thanks to an innovative scheme.

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John Hay receives his MBE from the Queen

Wednesday 03 September 2008

Prestigious honour for University lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton Senior Lecturer who has made significant contributions to Deaf education and communication has received an MBE from the Queen.

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Paul Marsh

Wednesday 03 September 2008

allenges ahead outlined by top legal expert

The President of the Law Society of England and Wales has discussed the challenges facing the legal profession during a lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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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....

Three members of the same family are set to graduate from the University of Wolverhampton – within a week.

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Tuesday 02 September 2008

Students blogging China experiences

Students from the University of Wolverhampton who are taking part in the trip of a lifetime to China are keeping a daily blog about their experiences.

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Monday 01 September 2008

Launch of ginger exhibition

A University of Wolverhampton student is launching an exhibition of photographs to celebrate red-heads.

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Friday 29 August 2008

University honorary degrees announced

Stars from the world of sport, fashion and television are to receive honorary awards from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 29 August 2008

University honour for Lisa

The University of Wolverhampton is awarding an honorary fellowship to Lisa Potts in honour of her charitable achievements.

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Wednesday 27 August 2008

New degrees set to launch

A series of new IT degrees are set to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton at a special event.

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Friday 22 August 2008

Hi-tech new studios for Uni students

University of Wolverhampton students will be using the latest music production equipment in a new recording studio from next semester.

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Wednesday 20 August 2008

Classroom voting systems go under the spotlight

A new guide and DVD have been produced by University of Wolverhampton researchers to assist teachers using handheld voting systems in classrooms.

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Wednesday 20 August 2008

Creative event at Uni

The creative process has been put under the spotlight at a University of Wolverhampton event.

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Monday 18 August 2008

Open evening for budding lawyers and police officers

Budding lawyers and police officers are invited to find out more about degree courses at the University of Wolverhampton.

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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

A group of Japanese students have been learning a range of skills including first aid and improving their English as part of a special study tour to the University

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Friday 15 August 2008

New degree in environmental health

A new degree is set to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton for people wishing to pursue a career in environmental health.

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Thursday 14 August 2008

University supports A-Level maths potential

Pupils from across the Black Country are celebrating their A-level Further Mathematics examination results.

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Boro Toro computer game screen grab

Thursday 14 August 2008

National win for computer stars

A team of University of Wolverhampton students have won a national competition to design a new computer game and have now been nominated for a BAFTA.

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Wednesday 13 August 2008

Clearing the way for Open Day

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a special Open Day for people going through Clearing this summer.

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Tuesday 12 August 2008

Find a way in - it's worth it

The University of Wolverhampton is launching a special hotline for students receiving their exam results this week.

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The Caparo RightFuel device

Thursday 07 August 2008

Fuel innovation ready Launch

An invention developed with the University of Wolverhampton to prevent motorists putting the wrong fuel in cars is about to hit the market.

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Wednesday 06 August 2008

Emotional control key to Olympic success

The way top athletes control emotions such as anger, tension and depression is a key factor in medal-winning performance at the Beijing Olympics

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Monday 04 August 2008

Police expert visits Kosovo

A University of Wolverhampton professor has visited the former war-torn country of Kosovo to assess police training in the region.

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Friday 01 August 2008

Students celebrate graduation

Thousands of students will celebrate their academic achievements when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton this week.

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Friday 01 August 2008

The world's ten oldest jokes revealed

A gag about a woman breaking wind has been unveiled as the world’s oldest witticism in a new University of Wolverhampton research project.

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Monday 28 July 2008

New website to showcase Midlands Tales

Budding writers from the Midlands will have the opportunity to showcase their short-stories thanks to a new website.

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Fiona Parsons

Thursday 24 July 2008

Key role for University Director

The University of Wolverhampton’s Director of Learning Centres has been elected to a key national position to drive forward excellence in library services.

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Wednesday 23 July 2008

Open Evening for mental health students

The University of Wolverhampton is holding an open evening for people interested in a career in mental health.

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Wednesday 23 July 2008

Chinese medicine expert to give talk

A University of Wolverhampton expert is to talk about developments in traditional Chinese medicine at a prestigious event.

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Dr Vinette Cross

Tuesday 22 July 2008

Honour for academic

A University of Wolverhampton academic is set to receive a prestigious fellowship in recognition of her work in physiotherapy.

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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

A University of Wolverhampton graduate who appeared on Dragons’ Den is celebrating today after receiving backing from a major company for her baby product.

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Monday 21 July 2008

Health and social care debate

The future of the region’s health and social care service will be debated at an event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 18 July 2008

Graduate faces the Dragons

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is stepping into the Dragon’s Den in a bid to win backing for her innovative baby product.

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Friday 18 July 2008

GB team drop in for practice

Members of the Great Britain Judo team have been training at the University of Wolverhampton as part of their preparation for the Beijing Olympics.

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Thursday 17 July 2008

Taste of Humanities for students

War studies, film editing and British Sign Language were on the timetable for Black Country teenagers who spent the day at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 16 July 2008

Success for ballet research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has won a regional competition for his research into the effect of performing ballet on dancers’ ankles and feet.

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Tuesday 15 July 2008

Leading role for school pupils

School pupils from the Black Country have taken centre stage in a performance at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 14 July 2008

Award for work on University building

The design of a University of Wolverhampton building has been commended with a prestigious award.

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Monday 14 July 2008

Latest health research goes online

A new online journal featuring the latest health research by staff and students at the University of Wolverhampton has gone live.

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Friday 11 July 2008

Leading expert gives talk

A leading University of Wolverhampton academic will share tips about how to evaluate the effectiveness of websites.

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School Pupil looking at Fingerprints

Friday 11 July 2008

Taster of Uni life for school pupils

Telford schoolchildren have been trying their hands at sign language as part of a special event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 11 July 2008

University increasing economic contribution

The University of Wolverhampton provided businesses with consultancy, skills development and research worth £25.6 million in the last year

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Tuesday 08 July 2008

University supporting Nepal’s poorest

The University of Wolverhampton has won a contract worth £8.5 million to help the poorest communities in Nepal.

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

Friday 04 July 2008

Visit by Romanian Border Police

Members of the Romania Border Police have visited the University of Wolverhampton following a successful training partnership.

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Friday 04 July 2008

New Internet research group launched

A new research group to study the impact of the Internet and related technology on everyday lives has been launched by University of Wolverhampton psychologists.

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Thursday 03 July 2008

Uni students exhibit photographs

Two talented University of Wolverhampton students have been shorlisted in a top West Midlands competition.

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Wednesday 02 July 2008

Happy 60th Birthday, NHS

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a special event to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the NHS.

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Pete Whitehouse and Professor Caroline Gipps

Wednesday 02 July 2008

Vice Chancellor provides the Inside Track

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton will be sharing a selection of songs with special meaning for her on a radio show.

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Event for people who work for children

Monday 30 June 2008

School pupils design new Uni campus

Black Country school pupils have been challenged to design a campus of the future for a University of Wolverhampton event.

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Event for people who work for children

Friday 27 June 2008

University helps develop maths potential

Pupils from across the Black Country will have their ideas about mathematics challenged at two University of Wolverhampton events.

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

Wednesday 25 June 2008

Fellowship for academic

A University of Wolverhampton academic has been awarded a prestigious fellowship recognising her achievements in developing entrepreneurship in sports education.

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Wednesday 25 June 2008

Flooding unlikely to affect house prices

Flooding is unlikely to have a negative impact on the value of a property, University of Wolverhampton researchers have discovered.

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Tuesday 24 June 2008

Pizza panic for pupils

Enterprising school pupils will be setting up a pizza company as part of an Apprentice-style challenge at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 24 June 2008

Take first steps into Computing

People hoping to return to work after having a family are invited to an event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Dr Barbara Gwinnett, Hannah Reed, Mayor Councillor Christine Mills

Monday 23 June 2008

Presentation marks Fairtrade status for University

An official presentation has been held to mark the University of Wolverhampton gaining official Fairtrade status.

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Friday 20 June 2008

Taste of the working world for international students

International students at the University of Wolverhampton will be given a taste of working life in the UK thanks to a new scheme.

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Friday 20 June 2008

Fashion fusions at India Summer Catwalk Show

Fashion shows fusing traditional Asian culture and modern city living will be held next week to celebrate Wolverhampton India Summer.

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Friday 20 June 2008

Child safety conference launched

The safety of children and young people will be under the spotlight at a University of Wolverhampton event.

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Wednesday 18 June 2008

University tops West Midlands for knowledge transfer

The University of Wolverhampton is leading the way in a graduate placement scheme to help businesses to boost their profits.

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Cycle race success for Mat

Wednesday 18 June 2008

Cycle race success for Mat

A team featuring a University of Wolverhampton lecturer has completed the world’s toughest cycle ride, finishing an impressive third place.

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Wednesday 18 June 2008

Course success for Dan

Budding entrepreneurs can follow in the footsteps of a Telford student who is planning to set up his own business after completing a foundation degree.

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Event for people who work for children

Wednesday 18 June 2008

18th Century wreck uncovered

The wreck of an 18th century British warship and discovery of rare Wedgwood style pottery will be the subject of a public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 17 June 2008

Fairtrade status for University

The University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after achieving official Fairtrade status.

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Tuesday 17 June 2008

Designs to be featured at Wedgwood Museum

Art and design students at the University of Wolverhampton are competing to have their work featured at a new Wedgwood museum.

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Monday 16 June 2008

India visit strengthens educational links

The University of Wolverhampton has enhanced its outstanding links with Punjab education organisations following a successful trip to India.

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Monday 16 June 2008

Law drop-in sessions

The University of Wolverhampton is holding a number of ‘drop-in’ sessions in Birmingham to allow people to find out about law courses.

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Thursday 12 June 2008

Chance to check out city’s art collections

The University of Wolverhampton and the city’s art gallery have joined forces to get people interested in finding out more about art.

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Top scholarship award for Kevin

Tuesday 10 June 2008

Top scholarship award for Kevin

A University of Wolverhampton student who gave up a successful career in IT to study law has won a prestigious scholarship.

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Thursday 05 June 2008

Striking artwork exhibited at University

A fine art gym, graffiti-inspired installations and an interactive wishing well will be among the striking work on display at the

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Event for people who work for children

Friday 30 May 2008

Event for people who work with children

People who work with children in Walsall are invited to an event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Top nomination for archer Steve

Thursday 29 May 2008

Top nomination for archer Steve

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has been nominated for a prestigious Commonwealth Sports Award in recognition of his success in archery.

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TV presenter to give talk

Thursday 29 May 2008

TV presenter to give talk

TV documentary presenter Ken Hames is to give an interactive seminar at the University of Wolverhampton.

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New dean at the UOW

Wednesday 28 May 2008

New dean at the University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Dean of its School of Applied Sciences.

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Wednesday 28 May 2008

Students research obesity

University of Wolverhampton students have been conducting research into the level of obesity in men in Walsall.

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Proud to be red

Tuesday 27 May 2008

Proud to be red

Whether it is ginger, titian or auburn, red hair is becoming a rarity. But a University of Wolverhampton student is hoping to celebrate-

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Students prepare for exchange trips

Friday 23 May 2008

Students prepare for exchange trips

Around 30 University of Wolverhampton students are preparing to jet off across the world to take part in student exchange trips this summer.

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Touch challenge for Uni lecturer

Thursday 22 May 2008

Touch challenge for Uni lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer is set to take part in the world's toughest cycle ride.

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International reputation for University facilities

Wednesday 21 May 2008

International reputation for University facilities

Members of the National University of Singapore have visited Wolverhampton to see excellent learning and teaching facilities at the city's University.

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Tuesday 20 May 2008

Stroke event at University

The latest innovations in the care of stroke patients will be discussed at a University of Wolverhampton event.

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Tuesday 20 May 2008

New judo apprenticeship announced

The University of Wolverhampton is launching a new qualification to promote sporting excellence in judo.

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Monday 19 May 2008

Photographer exhibit work

AS group of talented photography students from the University of Wolverhampton will be exhibiting their work at a top Birmingham arts venue.

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Thursday 15 May 2008

Concert by students and staff

Students past and present and staff from the University of Wolverhampton will perform a selection of music at an end of year concert.

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Thursday 15 May 2008

Graduates take centre stage

A group of University of Wolverhampton graduates who formed their own theatre company are taking to the stage to perform their first show.

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Wednesday 14 May 2008

Photographer shortlisted for award

A University of Wolverhampton photography student is in the running for a top prize after being selected for the Staffordshire Open Exhibition.

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New journey for Uni lecturer

Wednesday 14 May 2008

New journey for Uni lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer who has performed with Lionel Richie and Robert Plant is joining X Factor finalists Journey South on their latest tour.

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Cutting edge snappers put wolves on the map

Tuesday 13 May 2008

Cutting edge snappers put Wolves on the map

University of Wolverhampton students have been given a taste of real fashion photography thanks to a partnership with local model agency, Sapphires Model Management.

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Tuesday 13 May 2008

Student success at conference

Five University of Wolverhampton students have successfully designed new teaching materials for people with learning disabilities.

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College joins staff scheme

Monday 12 May 2008

College joins staff scheme

The University of Wolverhampton has signed an innovative agreement with Worcester College of Technology to work together on staff development.

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Breakfast meeting for Shropshire businesses

Thursday 08 May 2008

Breakfast meeting for Shropshire businesses

Shropshire business leaders are invited to a free breakfast meeting at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 07 May 2008

Black Country Challenge launched

A new £12 million Education and Teaching building at the University of Wolverhampton has been officially opened by the Schools Minister.

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New Uni building officially opened

Wednesday 07 May 2008

New Uni building officially opened

A new £12 million Education and Teaching building at the University of Wolverhampton has been officially opened by the Schools Minister.

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Tuesday 06 May 2008

Science meets art

A University of Wolverhampton student is holding an art exhibition inspired by scientific research into cancer.

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Training for border police

Tuesday 06 May 2008

Training for border police

The University of Wolverhampton is providing human resource training to members of the Romanian Border Police after securing a prestigious EU project.

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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.

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Friday 02 May 2008

Workshop for business leaders

Business leaders are invited to a workshop organised by the University of Wolverhampton

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Friday 02 May 2008

Students help to revamp school

A group of University of Wolverhampton students have been getting their hands dirty on a renovation project.

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Friday 02 May 2008

Music for the 21st Century

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a concert featuring 20th and 21st century music.

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Public art under the spotlight

Thursday 01 May 2008

Public art under the spotlight

A University of Wolverhampton professor is to given a free lecture focused on public art.

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Thursday 01 May 2008

PR Gurus win top awards

Two University of Wolverhampton students have proved themselves to be “pitch perfect” by winning national PR awards.

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Wednesday 30 April 2008

European First Year Experience Conference

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a prestigious international conference aimed at enhancing experiences for first year students throughout Europe.

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Wednesday 30 April 2008

New Uni building to be opened

A new Education and Teaching building is set to be officially opened at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 29 April 2008

Open evenings in education

A series of open evenings will be held at the University of Wolverhampton for people working with children who are interested in studying a degree.

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Tuesday 29 April 2008

Young designers exhibit at Uni

Young designers from across Wolverhampton are to exhibit their textile, food and electronics designs at the city’s University.

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Friday 25 April 2008

Innovative courses to boost computing skills

People looking to further their computing skills could benefit from new courses at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 24 April 2008

New role to drive forward strategic developments

The University of Wolverhampton has created a new strategic role to develop opportunities to drive forward the region’s competitiveness.

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Thursday 24 April 2008

Lecture on pollution prevention at Uni

A Hungarian professor will visit the University of Wolverhampton to give a guest lecture on pollution prevention.

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Thursday 24 April 2008

Nice One, Cyrille (and Mel)

Former Wolves stars Cyrille Regis and Mel Eves visited the city's University to give a guest lecture to media students.

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Thursday 24 April 2008

Law expert to give lecture

A leading law expert will present a talk at the University of Wolverhampton about capital markets in the UK and the EU.

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