2009 News Articles

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Striking artwork exhibited at University

- University of Wolverhampton’s annual Art & Design Degree Show. The is opening its doors to the public for the show, which features work from some of the brightest new ...

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Monday 22 September 2014

Funding boost for regions construction industry

  The West Midlands Centre for Constructing Excellence (WMCCE) promotes excellence and best practice across the sector and has acquired financial support from Advantage West ...

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Monday 22 September 2014

Nominations open for volunteer award

  The University’s and the Students' Union are organising the Volunteer of the Year Award to recognise students who have made a significant and meaningful contribution ...

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Wednesday 23 December 2009

New link forged with Walsall College

The University of Wolverhampton and Walsall College have signed a progression agreement which aims to provide increased higher education opportunities in architecture and product ...

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Monday 21 December 2009

Legal eagles off to flying start

Third year students Julia Mathurin and Stephen Evans have reached the quarter finals of a national mock court competition. The LLB (Hons) students fought off tough competition ...

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Friday 18 December 2009

Single release for X Factor Treyc

Treyc Cohen, 25, visited mentor Simon Cowell’s home in LA on the popular ITV show, where he praised her singing but told her she wouldn’t be going through to the live ...

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Wednesday 09 December 2009

Stourbridge fundraisers back Wolverhampton brain tumour research

Popular painter and decorator Neil Gordon died, aged 45, in 2007 following a long battle with a recurring brain tumour. But on 14 December his parents, Peter and Mary, together ...

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Wednesday 09 December 2009

Link with university in Punjab strengthened

Staff from the Lovely Professional University spent a week meeting staff from the University of Wolverhampton’s They observed teacher training programmes and visited ...

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Tuesday 08 December 2009

New research into languages

The work by a consortium of universities will be used to inform the development of a long-term strategy for high quality delivery of world languages in schools in ...

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Monday 07 December 2009

Economic tips shared with Zambia

Staff from the University of Wolverhampton visited the Copperbelt University in Zambia to discuss ways of promoting economic development and strengthening entrepreneurship. The ...

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Friday 27 November 2009

Abu Dhabi police visit Wolverhampton

Five officers from the Project Engineering Administration Department of Abu Dhabi Police met officers from Wolverhampton Police as part of a course at the University of ...

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Friday 27 November 2009

Scheme creates 800 new learners

The University of Wolverhampton is a partner in the Lifelong Learning Network (LLN), which covers Staffordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Stoke-on-Trent and focuses on ...

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Wednesday 25 November 2009

Entrepreneur clinches business award

Tom Warrender, from Wolverhampton, won the award for the Best Business Plan at the Start-Up Awards. The 29-year-old developed his innovative drug awareness business, Get Set ...

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Monday 23 November 2009

Student named in top 100

Talented 24-year-old Waqas Baggia, from the University of Wolverhampton Business School, is the founder and president of the Student Enterprise Network (SEN), which aims to ...

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Monday 23 November 2009

Silver award for University magazine

WLV Dialogue won the Silver Award for the Best Newspaper or Magazine at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Midlands PRide Awards. The awards recognise best practice in ...

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Thursday 19 November 2009

Chocolate entrepreneur reveals success secrets

Self-confessed chocoholic Jo Fairley gave an inspirational leadership seminar at Wolverhampton Science Park as part of the University’s Leadership and Development programme ...

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Wednesday 18 November 2009

Lecturer shares tips for 2012 Olympics

Ian Hughes is a Senior Lecturer at the and has been sharing techniques with performance analysts at the English Institute of Sport (EIS). The analysts provide support to a range ...

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Tuesday 17 November 2009

Consistency is key to top flight football success

Fresh from fielding a virtual second string XI in the weekend’s defeat to Brazil, many pundits and fans were left wondering if England has the squad to triumph in South ...

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Tuesday 17 November 2009

Global entrepreneurship week launched in Shropshire

The event, organised in collaboration with Shropshire Enterprise Partnership, featured a keynote presentation focused on converting big ideas into hard sales. This year’s ...

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Tuesday 17 November 2009

Cyberspace warning from student

Matthew Preston, of Penkridge, Staffordshire, is one of three winners of a poster contest organised by the children’s charity Kidscape. Two of his posters were selected and ...

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Monday 16 November 2009

Professor to reveal how exercising can beat winter blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) sufferers. Professor Andy Lane is supporting an initiative launched by light therapy specialist Lumie to give sufferers a unique opportunity to ...

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Friday 13 November 2009

New partnership launched

A Partnership Framework agreement was signed by the University, Wolverhampton Homes, Thomas Vale, Bullock construction and Frank Haslam Milan on Friday, November 13 2009. Each ...

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Friday 13 November 2009

Baroness praises University's business links

Baroness Sandip Verma, visited Compton Campus yesterday (FRI) for a special lecture, organised by the e, entitled Achieving in Business and Education. Baroness Verma said she ...

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Friday 13 November 2009

Chocolate entrepreneur to visit University

Jo Fairley is co-founder of the world’s first organic chocolate and will visit the University on Thursday, 19 November 2009. She will present a lecture on inspirational ...

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Wednesday 11 November 2009

Students celebrate success in Hong Kong

The event saw 130 students graduate from City University Hong Kong's School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE) and the University of Wolverhampton. The Wei Hing ...

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Wednesday 11 November 2009

Top ICT award for University project

IT Futures, an IT solutions and training provider based at the University, won the Best Knowledge Transfer Project award at a ceremony at the National Motorcycle Museum last night ...

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Tuesday 10 November 2009

Drug awareness business shortlisted for top awards

Entrepreneur Tom Warrender is hoping to secure £50,000 of business support by pitching his innovative drug awareness business to former Dragon’s Den panellist Doug ...

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Monday 09 November 2009

Long service awards for University staff

he achievements of six members of staff who have worked at the University for 25 years were celebrated at an event at Wolverhampton Science Park. Vice-Chancellor, Professor ...

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Friday 06 November 2009

Baroness to visit University

Shadow Minister for Children, Schools and Families, Baroness Sandip Verma, will visit the Compton Campus on Friday, 13 November 2009. The lecture, organised by the Management ...

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Thursday 05 November 2009

Students sample Uni life

  The 17 students from the University of Turin attended lectures at the University of Wolverhampton over four weeks. The visit was organised as part of an on-going ...

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Wednesday 04 November 2009

Focus on pharmacy

Professor of Pharmacy Education, Rae Morgan, will present the first in a new series of public lectures at the University on Wednesday, 11 November 2009. The lecture, titled ...

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Tuesday 03 November 2009

EU official visits University

Lecturers from the University of Wolverhampton Business School (UWBS) have been working closely with the body responsible for border management standards across Europe, Frontex, ...

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Monday 02 November 2009

New challenges ahead for gamers

Professor Qasim Mehdi will present the talk on Wednesday, 9 December at the Wolverhampton City Campus. The lecture, titled Building Intelligence: Autonomous Characters in Virtual ...

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Friday 30 October 2009

Device fuelled for success

has reached the finals of the prestigious Lord Stafford Awards. Leamington Spa-based Caparo AP Braking, which developed the RightFuel device in collaboration with the ...

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Friday 30 October 2009

University launches new School

The School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications (LSSC) was officially launched at a special event attended by staff and external guests, including Wolverhampton City ...

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Wednesday 28 October 2009

A changing curriculum for a changing future

Learning Works is the new undergraduate portfolio for the University and  is designed to provide students with the key skills and knowledge they need for the world of ...

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Wednesday 28 October 2009

Log on to our new web site

Our website has a fresh and vibrant look and aims to make navigation easier for visitors including prospective students. The site enables students to create their own ...

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Tuesday 27 October 2009

University visit by Nepalese foresters

The 15 foresters have been on a one month professional development course organised by the University’s (CIDT). During the course they spent three residential weeks in ...

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Friday 23 October 2009

Special event to welcome students

The (SEBE) held a Matriculation ceremony for its new first year students on Wednesday, October 21 2009. Matriculation is a new official ceremony held within the School of ...

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Wednesday 21 October 2009

Research to reveal emotional side of running

Professor Andy Lane is leading the sports research for a new research programme, Emotional Regulation of Others and Self (EROS) and is seeking keen runners who would be willing ...

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Wednesday 21 October 2009

Uni to host volunteer fair

The Volunteer Fair will take place on Wednesday, 28 October 2009 to celebrate Community Service Volunteers (CSV) Make a Difference Day. More than 20 voluntary and community groups ...

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Tuesday 20 October 2009

Vegan Society chief to give lecture

Nigel Winter will present a seminar entitled ‘The role of a charity CEO’ at the University’s Compton Campus in Wolverhampton on Wednesday, 28 October 2009. The ...

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Friday 16 October 2009

New link with Malaysian university

Staff visited Kuching Sarawak in Borneo, Malaysia, this week to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with UCSI University. The agreement aims to foster deeper collaboration between ...

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Wednesday 14 October 2009

Student films shortlisted for top awards

It is the second year running that films produced by School of Art & Design students have been shortlisted for the awards. James Prankard, from the BA (Hons) Animation course, ...

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Monday 12 October 2009

Leading businessman to present annual lecture

Professor Quentin Leiper CBE, Group Chief Engineer for Carillion Plc, will present the 2009 Crystal Lecture, organised by the University of Wolverhampton Business School and the ...

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Thursday 08 October 2009

Festival brings art to city centre

Wolverhampton Arts & Museums has teamed up with the University of Wolverhampton, Foursight Theatre, and a number of regional artists to bring a lively programme of art to the ...

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Thursday 08 October 2009

Uni hosts health and wellbeing day

The first Health and Wellbeing awareness day will take place on Saturday, 17 October 2009 at the University Students’ Union in Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton. People will be ...

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Tuesday 06 October 2009

Norwegian business expert to visit Uni

Morten Huse is Professor of Management and Organisation at the Norwegian School of Management. He will visit the University’s Telford Campus in Priorslee on Friday, 9 ...

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Tuesday 06 October 2009

Find out more at Uni open day

The event will take place at the Wolverhampton and Walsall Campuses from 10am until 3pm. Lecturers will be on hand to offer advice on a range of courses and visitors will be able ...

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Tuesday 06 October 2009

Students sign-up for a great University experience

The University and Union welcomed thousands of new arrivals earlier last month (SEP) with a host of activities and events. The Union also held a special coffee morning for mature ...

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Friday 02 October 2009

Success for Russian managers

The innovative Master in Business Administration (MBA) course is run with the Tyumen State University, with staff from both institutions providing tuition in Russia. The Russian ...

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Wednesday 30 September 2009

Help to find your vocation

A series of new Progression Agreements has been launched aimed at students across the Black Country, Birmingham, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire and Telford ...

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Monday 28 September 2009

Nalini nets second national nomination

Nalini Patel scooped the IT Service and Support Person of the Year Award earlier this year at the Service Desk Institute (SDI) Service Desk and IT Support Excellence Awards. Now, ...

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Saturday 26 September 2009

Annual celebration of Justice

  The Administration of Justice ceremony will take place at the Collegiate Church of St Peters in Wolverhampton on Sunday, 29 March 2009. The event is attended by Judges and ...

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Friday 25 September 2009

Your Future calling to all Graduates

The Your Future event, organised by the University of Wolverhampton, will help equip them with enterprise skills and make them more attractive to prospective employers. They will ...

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Friday 25 September 2009

Students open exhibition

Third year BA (Hons) Photography students Nat Poole and Jon Crump will both display their work at The Works Gallery in Pershore Street, Birmingham, from Saturday 26 September to ...

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Friday 25 September 2009

Top business award nomination for Di

Diana Thompson is Business Director of the University’s award-winning e-Innovation Centre and has successfully led its growth. The 2009 Women of the Year awards are ...

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Thursday 24 September 2009

Student reaches X Factor Boot Camp

Solo singer Treyc Cohen, 25, impressed Simon Cowell and the rest of the panel on Saturday night’s show with her rendition of I’m Every Woman. She was then shown ...

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Wednesday 23 September 2009

TV presenter to give inspirational talk

Ken Hames served in the British Forces for 25 years and also presented the BBC Two documentary series Beyond Boundaries, where he led expeditions across Nicaragua, Africa and ...

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Wednesday 23 September 2009

Award nomination for expert

Professor John Traxler from the University of Wolverhampton has reached the finals of the Handheld Learning Awards. The Special Achievement Award recognises the person who has had ...

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Monday 21 September 2009

Experts discuss new ways to fight cybercrime

Wolverhampton and Walsall were recently cited as some of the UK’s hotspots for on-line fraud and evidence shows there is still a lack of awareness in protecting personal ...

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Monday 21 September 2009

Visit to strengthen partnerships

Senior staff from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) will be visiting Wolverhampton on Friday (Sep 25) They will be shown ...

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Vice Chancellor, Professor Caroline Gipps receives an honorary award

Thursday 17 September 2009

VC honoured for educational excellence

Professor Gipps graduated from the University of Bristol in 1968 and returned there on Monday (JUL13), where she was presented with a Doctor of Laws at a formal ceremony. She ...

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Tuesday 15 September 2009

Cost recovery conference for legal professionals

The event, Cost Recovery – avoiding the pitfalls, is being organised by the and will take place on Wednesday, 7 October 2009 from 9.30am until 3pm. Organised with Claimant ...

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Tuesday 15 September 2009

Cost recovery conference for legal professionals

The event, Cost Recovery – avoiding the pitfalls, is being organised by the and will take place on Wednesday, 7 October 2009 from 9.30am until 3pm. Organised with Claimant ...

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Monday 14 September 2009

University awarded £24.3 million for Knowledge Transfer

The cash injection will increase (KTP) within the region. Wolverhampton is already top in the Midlands for the scheme, and second nationally. Thanks to funding from Advantage ...

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Friday 11 September 2009

Longest-serving chaplain is honoured by University

The Reverend Prebendary Geoffrey Wynne has worked for the University for 43 years - believed to be a national record for a chaplain. He was honoured for his long and dedicated ...

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Friday 11 September 2009

Honour for Nigel Slater

Wolverhampton-born Nigel was presented with his award at the city’s Grand Theatre on Friday September 11 in recognition of his many outstanding achievements. He told ...

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Friday 11 September 2009

Honorary degree for comedian

The popular Black Country star received the award in recognition of his service to comedy, particularly stand-up, at a ceremony on Friday, 11 September 2009. Frank was presented ...

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Friday 11 September 2009

Don’s charity work honoured by University

During a football career spanning 20 years, Don played for 12 clubs, including Wolverhampton Wanderers, making 576 appearances and scoring 160 goals. But since retiring, he has ...

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Thursday 10 September 2009

Honour for TV star Suzi

bringing science to a mass audience. Suzi was born in the city and an early job was as a lighting technician at the Grand Theatre, where she was presented with her award on ...

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Thursday 10 September 2009

Warm welcome for new students

The University and Union is gearing up for thousands of new arrivals from this weekend and a special Welcome Roadshow will take place at halls of residence on Sunday (SEP13). The ...

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Thursday 10 September 2009

Esther Rantzen receives honorary degree

The TV star introduced students to the “the Rantzen Rule” – “If you want something enough you will get it. You will get it so long after you have given up ...

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Wednesday 09 September 2009

Honorary award for author and journalist

The author of The Boy with the Top Knot was presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters at a ceremony yesterday (Tuesday, 8 September 2009). The award was made in ...

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Wednesday 09 September 2009

University honours former chief constable

The award was conferred in recognition of Sir Paul’s outstanding contribution to policing within the region. It was presented at yesterday’s (MON) official ...

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Tuesday 08 September 2009

Advances in wound care highlighted

Dr Claire Martin from the University’s is chairing the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) event this month. It is estimated that hundreds of millions of ...

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Monday 07 September 2009

Still time to sign-up at University

-following a successful recruitment period. The University has received thousands of inquiries and is gearing up for its latest intake of students. But potential students who are ...

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Friday 04 September 2009

Magazine shortlisted for award

has reached the finals of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards in the External Newspaper/Magazine category for the Midlands. The awards recognise best ...

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Friday 04 September 2009

Schools Minister Visits Wolverhampton’s First Academy

Diana Johnson visited South Wolverhampton and Bilston Academy on Monday September 7, and was accompanied by Pat McFadden MP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills ...

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Friday 04 September 2009

Pioneer awarded honorary degree

Kevin Bulmer is founder and Director of Synthetic Dimensions, an award-winning Wolverhampton business which has designed and developed best-selling computer games for the ...

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Thursday 03 September 2009

On course for a career in complementary therapies

Places are available on the BSc Honours in Complementary Therapies at the University's Students can develop expertise in aromatherapy or reflexology, both of which have ...

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Wednesday 02 September 2009

Student exhibition opens doors

The University’s will host the event which opens its doors to the public on Saturday 5 September. The show at the MK Building in Molineux Street features a range of work by ...

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Tuesday 01 September 2009

Students Blogging China Experiences

The unique language and culture visit is now in its third year after proving successful and 11 students jetted off on August 22. It will be held primarily in Shenzhen Polytechnic, ...

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Tuesday 01 September 2009

Students celebrate success at graduation

The University will hold the graduation ceremonies at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Thursday (September 3, 2009). More than 3500 students will receive their degrees at a ...

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Friday 28 August 2009

Open evenings to meet increased demand

after a surge in interest from would-be students. The University’s (SEBE), has seen a large increase in the number of students hoping to study these subjects. Wolverhampton ...

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Thursday 27 August 2009

Graduate scoops photography award

Photography graduate Stuart Whipps won an EAST International award, and his work was featured in the EAST International exhibition at Norwich University College of the ...

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Monday 24 August 2009

Business School offers open evenings

Course leaders and admissions staff from the University’s will be on hand to offer expert advice. The School’s courses have been filling up fast through the Clearing ...

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Monday 24 August 2009

New professors announced

All four professors are recognised as world experts in their fields of technology, mobile learning, engineering and international business. Among those recognised is John Traxler, ...

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Friday 21 August 2009

Prestigious bursaries for twin brothers

Sam and Ed Wilson, 20, were selected from 678 competitive applications for the Nuffield Foundation bursary scheme, which supports undergraduates who are considering research as a ...

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Friday 21 August 2009

Clearing calls double at Uni

Paul Travill, Academic Registrar, said: “Lines were extremely busy from 6.30am yesterday. However, I’m pleased that we managed to answer over 85% of these calls within ...

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Thursday 20 August 2009

New scholarship launched to help hard working students

The University has launched the ‘Student Achievement Scholarship’ which entitles eligible students to £1000 in their first year, providing they maintain their ...

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Thursday 20 August 2009

Uni ready for thousands of calls

Wolverhampton is one of the universities taking extra students following the Government’s recent announcement of additional places in science, technology, engineering and ...

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Wednesday 19 August 2009

Graduate placement excellence rewarded

Darlaston-based company Rozone completed a two-year with the University of Wolverhampton. The scheme partners a firm with a high-calibre graduate and University expertise on a ...

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Tuesday 18 August 2009

Log on for results advice

The web chat will go live at midnight on Thursday, 20 August 2009 as students receive their results. Staff will be on hand to answer any queries about the courses available and ...

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Monday 17 August 2009

Find a new path at Open Day

Students who have just received their A-Level results, including those going through Clearing, are welcome at the event from 10am until 3pm. People returning to work or hoping to ...

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Thursday 13 August 2009

New scheme to help postgraduates seeking employment

One of the first postgraduate initiatives of its kind, Masters+ incorporates a set of skills workshops designed to develop the career potential of postgraduates. The workshops are ...

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Wednesday 12 August 2009

Graduate provides new hope to old school

Nkosi Ndlovu came to the UK in 2002, and studied for a Nursing and Mental Health diploma followed by a BSc (Hons) in Health Studies at the University from 2004. But the ...

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Jayne Steer

Tuesday 11 August 2009

Accolade for student nurse

Jayne Steer, from Burton-on-Trent, was awarded runner-up in the Royal College of Nursing Fellows Student Nurse category of the Nursing Standard Nurse Awards. Jayne is studying a ...

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Wednesday 29 July 2009

Exciting new link with Sony PlayStation

The University is now a member of the PlayStation Portable Academic Development Programme run by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), which provides access to professional ...

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Tuesday 28 July 2009

£5.2 million project for entrepreneurs of tomorrow

The programme gives students the opportunity to set up their own business while they are still at university. Students from all subjects are encouraged to pitch their business ...

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Wednesday 22 July 2009

Log on to top games conference

CGAMES 2009 is one of the leading research conferences devoted to the advancement of the theory and practice of games development. The annual event is organised by Professor Qasim ...

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Jacqui Fletcher, Herve Le Lous Board Member, Senior Lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton Moses Murandu and cricketer Darren Gough.

Tuesday 21 July 2009

Pioneering research into healing power of sugar

Watch the BBC Midlands Today video feature (Windows Media Player video, opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer Moses Murandu grew up in Zimbabwe and his father used granulated ...

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Tuesday 21 July 2009

University honours list

Wolverhampton-born food writer and cook , Black Country comedian , ex-Wolves footballer and broadcaster all received awards. Former Chief Constable of West Midlands Police, , ...

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Monday 20 July 2009

Joint farewell for University leading lights

Professor Geoff Hurd is retiring from his role as Deputy Vice Chancellor after 36 years at the University. And Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and External Development, Professor ...

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Tuesday 14 July 2009

First Travel Operation Management book published

The book by members of staff from the University’s Leisure Industries department is based on their involvement in the design and development of the national Foundation ...

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Tuesday 14 July 2009

Staff hold inaugural research conference in lead up to new School

-Staff Research Conference which marked the forthcoming launch of the new School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications. The all-day conference entitled ‘New Research ...

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Monday 13 July 2009

Chancellor appointed to Privy Council

His full title is now The Rt Hon Lord Paul of Marylebone. Lord Paul, founder of Caparo, is the first Asian to hold the office of deputy speaker of the House of Lords and only ...

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Monday 13 July 2009

Praise for project to tackle poverty

The University of Wolverhampton has been the co-ordinating institution for the three-year BORASSUS sustainable agriculture project, under the EU’s International Co-operation ...

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Friday 10 July 2009

League table rise for University business scheme

The (KTP) scheme places graduates with companies to help them boost their profits. Wolverhampton is already top in the Midlands, but a new league table shows it has now risen ...

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Peter Day

Thursday 09 July 2009

Fellowship for pioneering lecturer

Dr Peter Day, Senior Lecturer in Photography and Fine Art, has been selected for an Art Design Media Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy. He will receive ...

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Monday 06 July 2009

Student satisfaction increases at University

The results of the fifth National Student Survey reveal an overall satisfaction rate at Wolverhampton of 78%, compared to 76% last year. Satisfaction with the learning resources ...

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Senior Lecturer Ceramics Gwen Heeney received the special student award for education by international ceramics festival "Masters of Ceremonies" Ingrid Murphy

Monday 06 July 2009

International ceramics award for University

  The Student Award for Education was presented to the University at the International Ceramics Festival 2009 in Aberystwyth, Mid Wales. Gwen Heeney, from the ...

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Monday 06 July 2009

Project to boost job prospects

The University was awarded the funding to enable graduates from any discipline to complete a 12-week placement at a Dutch company. Each graduate will learn new skills, find out ...

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Friday 03 July 2009

Doctorate success for Jonathan

Jonathan Levitt completed his thesis with the . He has now been awarded a prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), which will ...

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Thursday 02 July 2009

New invention to fight strokes

Dr Gillian Pearce is one of the inventors of a blood clot removal device which could improve the survival rates of people who have suffered a stroke. There are 130,000 strokes per ...

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Tuesday 30 June 2009

Conference for university staff

The Association of University Administrators (AUA) will hold its regional conference at Wolverhampton on Friday, July 17 2009. The AUA is a professional body for both ...

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Thursday 25 June 2009

Being British – VC contributes to collection of work

The volume of essays, Being British, The Search for the Values That Bind the Nation, is introduced by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who came up with the idea for the book. It ...

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Thursday 25 June 2009

tional Teaching Fellowship for inspirational Professor

Professor Glynis Cousin has been recognised by the Higher Education Academy with a National Teaching Fellowship for her exceptional contribution to learning and teaching. The ...

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Wednesday 24 June 2009

Pupils to build bridges

The Engineering Experience event will see 29 Year 10 pupils from Thomas Telford School given a project brief on building a bridge. They will be supplied with raw materials and ...

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Friday 19 June 2009

Wolves surprise for lecturer

- team to sign a football shirt. Pauline Corbett is a Senior Lecturer at the One of her Construction Management students, Mark Darler, wrote a letter to Wolves describing what a ...

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Friday 19 June 2009

Legal eagle receives scholarship

Adam Baker, from Dudley, has received the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award from the Inner Temple. Adam is currently in the final year of a LLB (Hons) Law with the , ...

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Wednesday 17 June 2009

Top scholarship for legal star

Lee Wood is in the third year of a LLB (Hons) Law degree and has been awarded the Sir Robert Micklethwait Memorial Prize by the Middle Temple in London. The 35-year-old will use ...

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Monday 15 June 2009

Brother step up top the challenge

Senior Lecturer in the , James Pearson-Jenkins, and his brother Peter, who is a student at the University, are planning to walk from Birmingham to London via the Grand Union ...

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Monday 15 June 2009

Official launch boost for Chinese business learning

The University’s Language Networks for Excellence (LNfE) is set to launch its new service at an event later this month, along with brand new learning resources to assist ...

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Nalini Patel receiving her award

Friday 12 June 2009

National award for Nalini

Nalini Patel won the national IT Service and Support Person of the Year Award. She was up against tough competition from the public and private sectors including IPC Media, BBC, ...

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Friday 12 June 2009

University Praised for Nursing Education

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) conducted its annual monitoring of the in March and has now published its findings. A team examined the pre-registration nursing programme ...

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Thursday 11 June 2009

Innovations in stroke care highlighted

  The is set to host the Driving the Stroke Agenda conference on Thursday, 18 June 2009. The all-day event is aimed at NHS and private sector healthcare staff and charities ...

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Tuesday 09 June 2009

Entrepreneurs launch sports FlyingStart at Wolves

- focused on sports businesses in the UK. Wolverhampton Wanderers, under their boss, businessman Steve Morgan, have teamed up with the University of Wolverhampton to help create a ...

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Monday 08 June 2009

Stepping out in style to raise cash for charity

  Laura Davies, who owns the fashion store Polka Dot Paradise in Stourbridge, decided she wanted to support a local charity. So, with the help of beauticians, hairdressers ...

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Friday 05 June 2009

Uni staff support Give and Gain Day

- as part of a day to celebrate volunteering. Staff from across the University took part in national Give & Gain Day on Friday, 5 June 2009, which encourages staff to ...

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Trish Poole from Midcounties Co-operative, sponsors of the award, presents the trophy to wining student Jodie McCaughan, with Active Volunteers Co-ordinator Pat Green looking on.

Thursday 04 June 2009

Award for dedicated volunteers

Jodie McCaughan, 19, was announced as the winner of the inaugural award to recognise students who have made an outstanding contribution to the community at a ceremony on ...

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Monday 01 June 2009

University open to all

An is being held at its Wolverhampton City and Walsall Campuses. Prospective students and their friends and family can look around the facilities and take tours of the campuses. ...

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Monday 01 June 2009

Project to help prevent extremism

Dr George Kassimeris plans to lead a workshop-based visit to Barcelona for professionals involved in training on different aspects of counter-terrorism and violent extremism ...

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Laura Busby with her desk tidy design

Friday 29 May 2009

Disaster shelter and desk tidy clinch awards

The creative students were named winners at the Student Starpack Awards 2009 held in London. Joanne Richards, 27, from Bushbury, Wolverhampton, won the British Polythene ...

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Thursday 28 May 2009

Award ceremony for volunteers

  at the University has launched a new Volunteer of the Year Award for a student volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to their community. The winner will be ...

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Wednesday 27 May 2009

New research to reduce ankle injuries

  Researchers at the University of Wolverhampton have investigated the effect of ‘vibration training’ on reducing ankle injuries. This involved a sample of the ...

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Tuesday 26 May 2009

Glass Routes from Wolverhampton to China exhibition scoops award

The Glass Routes exhibition at Bilston Craft Gallery examined the role and impact of the teaching of Professor Keith Cummings on glass education in the UK and ...

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Students pitch bright ideas

Friday 22 May 2009

Students pitch bright ideas

Traditional incandescent light bulbs are disappearing from UK shops to be replaced by energy saving light bulbs. Although retailers stopped replenishing stocks of the old 100w ...

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Alan Nevill

Wednesday 20 May 2009

Hosting Olympic games boosts medal haul

The study found that Great Britain will be no exception when the Olympics come to London in 2012. Professor Alan Nevill, from the University of Wolverhampton’s , is one ...

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Wednesday 20 May 2009

New language scheme highlighted

  The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a free session for teachers on Tuesday, 26 May 2009 at Wolverhampton Science Park, from 10am until 12noon. The Junior Cambridge ...

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Wednesday 20 May 2009

Magazine shortlisted for national award

  WLVdialogue has reached the finals of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Excellence Awards in the External Newspaper or Magazine category. The awards recognise ...

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Access route to University agreed

Tuesday 19 May 2009

Access route to University agreed

of the region’s university courses. Over 30 key members of staff from the universities of Wolverhampton, Staffordshire and Keele, as well as representatives from nine of the ...

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Tuesday 19 May 2009

Advice event for solicitors

  Jon Parker, Area Manager for Wesleyan for Lawyers, will visit the University on Thursday, 11 June 2009 to give a talk entitled “Holistic Planning for a Successful ...

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Monday 18 May 2009

Winning research reaches finals

Researchers who have worked in a variety of important fields exhibited their posters at the New Researchers Conference, hosted each year by the Graduate School at the ...

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Friday 15 May 2009

Experts to research cyber emotions

. The CyberEmotions consortium is a European Commission funded project to look at the role of collective emotions in creating, forming and breaking up e-communities. The four-year ...

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Thursday 14 May 2009

Students tune up for concert

  The event is organised by the Music Department and will take place at St John’s in the Square in Wolverhampton on Thursday, 21 May 2009, from 7pm. The event will ...

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Thursday 14 May 2009

Mentoring scheme success for University

The unique programme matches individual staff needs to the skills of other colleagues from across the University so they can provide the necessary support. It is the first time a ...

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Ballet shoes

Wednesday 13 May 2009

Innovative ballet shoes hit the shelves

Dr Matthew Wyon, from the, came up with the innovative pointe shoes as a way of tackling the high rate of injury suffered by female ballet dancers. The Flyte ballet shoes last ...

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Tuesday 12 May 2009

University project will boost workforce skills

The initiative will focus on small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with the aim to meet the training needs of employers through a cutting-edge portfolio. It will take into ...

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Friday 08 May 2009

Video research to reveal public perceptions of police

The research is designed to delve into police–public encounters and identify features of which the public approves or disapproves. It will be led by policing expert ...

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Friday 08 May 2009

MP to visit University

Mike Foster MP, the Department for International Development's Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, will visit the Telford Campus on Monday 11 May, from 9.30am until ...

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Wednesday 06 May 2009

From successful businessman to nurse

and become a qualified nurse. His dedication and commitment to learning is being recognised with a Regional Learning Works Award – sponsored by the Learning and Skills ...

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Student designs new software for stroke patients

Wednesday 06 May 2009

Student designs new software for stroke patients

Graham Ranson decided to develop a software program for his dissertation project after watching his dad’s rehabilitation following a stroke. The system has a number of ...

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Tuesday 05 May 2009

Library team shortlisted for top award

  The team is delighted to have reached the finals in the Outstanding Library Team category of the prestigious awards. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on Tuesday, ...

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Friday 01 May 2009

Curtains up for drama students

  The performances of ‘Porto’ will take place at the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton on Thursday 7 May at 1pm and 7.30pm and on Friday 8 May at 7.30pm. The 2nd ...

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Friday 01 May 2009

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 projects in areas such as product design, textiles and ...

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Professor Kit Field

Thursday 30 April 2009

Free public lecture on education at Walsall

Professor Kit Field, Dean of the University’s School of Education, will present the lecture at the Walsall Campus on Wednesday 6 May 2009, at 6pm. The lecture, titled The ...

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University to host death penalty awareness day

Thursday 30 April 2009

University to host death penalty awareness day

Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle were on death row for many years before they were both exonerated for the crimes they were accused of committing. They will share their experiences ...

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Tuesday 28 April 2009

New link with Singapore

The University’s BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching will be offered in Singapore in collaboration with the Asia Pacific School of Sports and Business (APSSB). The course is the ...

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Thursday 23 April 2009

New research into education and families

  Dr Tehmina Basit, from the , successfully bid for £66,892 from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Dr Basit, who is a Reader in Education, will conduct ...

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Professor Linda Lang, Dean of the School of Health

Wednesday 22 April 2009

Health and social care under the spotlight

Professor Linda Lang, Dean of the, will present the lecture on Wednesday, 29 April 2009, at 6pm. The lecture, titled Health Care and Social Care Services: how to achieve ...

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Monday 20 April 2009

New music receives premiere in Wolverhampton

  Michael Finnissy is a renowned composer and a Visiting Professor in Composition at the University of Wolverhampton’s. He will hold the world premiere of his Third ...

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Friday 17 April 2009

University commended by education watchdogs

  The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), which reviews UK higher education teaching, today (FRI APR 17) published a report on the University based on its findings. Overall, the ...

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Wednesday 15 April 2009

Find out more at Postgraduate Open Day

  The Postgraduate Open Day will take place on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at the City Campus. Staff will be on hand in the Millennium City Building from 12noon to 5pm to ...

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Thursday 09 April 2009

Uni links with industry for seminar

  The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a seminar at Priorslee Hall, at the Telford Campus, on behalf of the Confederation of British Metal Forming (CBM). The seminar ...

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Student comedians in top contest

Thursday 02 April 2009

Student comedians in top contest

  Final year drama students, Sami Cornick and Natalie Sharrock, known as Sami and Tilly, have also reached the semi finals of The Laughing Horse New Act of the Year. Head of ...

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Thursday 02 April 2009

University celebrates 100th KTP Partnership

  The KTP programme enables companies to face the tough times ahead by working in partnership with their local university in order to develop their business output. Currently ...

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Wednesday 01 April 2009

Innovative milk packaging clinches award

University of Wolverhampton student Amy Goodwin is celebrating after being named the People’s Choice winner in the Future Milk design competition. Cravendale Milk, in ...

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Monday 30 March 2009

Wolves Backs Sports FlyingStart

 and help them kick the economic downturn. Sports entrepreneurship expert Karen Bill, from the University, and Dr Lorna Collins, Director of FlyingStart Programmes at the ...

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Friday 27 March 2009

Nick nets new book

  Nick O’Leary has been asked by England Basketball to write a Foundation for Teachers basketball book to help primary and secondary school teachers deliver basketball ...

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Thursday 26 March 2009

Scholarship awards for talented students

  Forty talented students received Excellence Scholarships up to £2,000 in the categories of Sports and International. The awards took place at Wolverhampton Science ...

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Wednesday 25 March 2009

Capturing Sid’s Faces

  Nat Poole is a second year BA (Hons) Photography student at the. Her exhibition is titled Sid’s Faces and will be open at the Lighthouse Gallery Café in ...

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Monday 23 March 2009

Pupils create science fiction

    As part of National Science and Engineering Week 2009, the students will be imagining what life will be like 1000 years from now.   Pupils can create a poster, ...

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Friday 20 March 2009

Students tune up for music fest

    The final year music students will celebrate three years of hard work at University Music Fest 2009 on Tuesday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 31.   Six acts will ...

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Thursday 19 March 2009

Engineering professor to share experiences

  Professor Diane Mynors, Professor of Engineering and Technology, will present the lecture on Wednesday, 25 March 2009. The lecture will take place in the Millennium City ...

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Wednesday 18 March 2009

Students say ‘Hola’ to Spanish day

  The Spanish Immersion Day will be held at Wolverhampton Science Park on Tuesday, 24 March 2009. The day is aimed at teachers, students and anyone with knowledge of Spanish, ...

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Wednesday 18 March 2009

University co-hosts international conference

  The 3rd International Ajman Urban Planning Conference will take place from Monday, April 6 to Wednesday, April, 8 2009 at Ajman University, Ajman, in the United Arab ...

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Tuesday 17 March 2009

Competition win for creative student

    Students at the were asked to design a logo for the West Midlands Universities Sport Theme group, which represents sports departments from all West Midlands ...

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Tuesday 17 March 2009

The language of MySpace

  University of Wolverhampton researchers found that language traits considered to be male or female when spoken are used by both sexes on the social networking ...

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Friday 13 March 2009

Wolverhampton funding part of breast cancer research boost in UK and Ireland

In the UK, 26 new projects, including one in Wolverhampton, have benefited from a massive cash injection worth more than £2.3 million and for the first time in the ...

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Friday 13 March 2009

Life through a lens

  The Slow Light exhibition will be open at the from Wednesday, 18 March to Friday, 29 May 2009. The exhibition features images created by photographer Justin Quinnell using ...

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Thursday 12 March 2009

Course to enhance skills in children’s services

-within the sector. The new part-time Masters in Business Administration (Integrated Children’s Services) complements the Government’s agenda to upskill directors and ...

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Wednesday 11 March 2009

Legal education under the spotlight

  Professor Carol Jones, from the , will present the lecture on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 at 6pm. The free lecture, titled Technopols and ‘Gentleman Lawyers’, will ...

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Peter Molyneux, Yves Wheeler, Graham Ranson, Adam Westwood, Matthew Booton, Micheal Underwood

Wednesday 11 March 2009

BAFTA win for talented students

  The talented team clinched the BAFTA ‘Ones to Watch’ award at the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards, held at the London Hilton in Park Lane last night ...

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Tim Smit

Tuesday 10 March 2009

Eden Project founder to visit Uni

Tim Smit is the Chief Executive and co-founder of the award-winning conservation tourist attraction in St Austell, Cornwall. He will visit Wolverhampton Science Park on ...

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Clare Rowe with Graham Spittle

Tuesday 10 March 2009

University celebrates award success

  Clare Rowe, who works at Wednesbury-based Rozone, is the fourth associate in recent years to win a Business Leader of Tomorrow award through a KTP programme with the ...

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Friday 06 March 2009

BAFTA ceremony for video games stars

   The students won a national competition called Dare to be Digital,a video games development contest organised with Channel 4. The team, named DarkMatter Designs, will ...

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Thursday 05 March 2009

Design Agency goes back to University

  Company directors Steve Campbell and Marie Campbell both graduated with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Communication in 2002 and set up Wolverhampton-based Début in June ...

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Thursday 05 March 2009

Let’s Talk about Txt

  The University’s Learning Lab has joined forces with education text messaging specialist Cy-nap Ltd to host a free one-day interactive conference at the Telford ...

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Wednesday 04 March 2009

Author to speak about Cuban revolution

  Simon Reid-Henry’s first book, FIDEL AND CHE: A REVOLUTIONARY FRIENDSHIP, has recently been published and marks 50 years since the Cuban Revolution. It tells the ...

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Tuesday 03 March 2009

University to host prestigious festival

The Festival of Learning is an annual event organised by the Higher Education Academy Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre. The 2009 event will be hosted by the ...

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Monday 02 March 2009

Find a new path at Open Day

The University is hosting an Open Day at its Wolverhampton City and Walsall Campuses on Saturday, 7 March 2009. The Open Day will take place from 10am until 4pm. Prospective ...

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Monday 02 March 2009

Research reveals size matters for top footballers

Their findings show that tall, lean players like Thierry Henry, Peter Crouch and Ruud Van Nistelrooy, are most successful. Professor Alan Nevill, of the University’s School ...

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Wednesday 25 February 2009

Curtain rises on students’ plays

    Pupils at six secondary schools in Wolverhampton, Dudley and Birmingham are to take part in plays dealing with issues of bullying, peer pressure and gang ...

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Tuesday 24 February 2009

University goes bananas for Fairtrade Fortnight

  The University has extra events planned to mark its first year recognised as an official Fairtrade University. Special guests will be visiting City and Walsall campuses to ...

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Monday 23 February 2009

University celebrates graduation

  The University will be holding graduation ceremonies for the and for all Postgraduate students on Wednesday, February 25 2009. The ceremonies will take place at the Grand ...

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Friday 20 February 2009

Football fan launches exhibition

  Srtist Ben Kelly, from the , is a Manchester City fan, and his new exhibition ‘Painting the Blues’ has just launched at the team’s museum. The Senior ...

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Friday 20 February 2009

University awards honorary doctorates

    The Rt Hon. The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers will receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws at a graduation ceremony on Wednesday, February 25 ...

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Friday 20 February 2009

UK has active role in new EU Enterprise Project

  The European Commission today launches an initiative to encourage new entrepreneurs to engage with Europe.   The ‘Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs’ ...

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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.

Tuesday 17 February 2009

Legal challenge for Uni students

The undergraduates took on opponents from the London School of Economics in the Oxford University Press (OUP) National Mooting Competition held in London last week. The subject ...

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