2009 News Articles

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Striking artwork exhibited at University

A video filmed with Wolves to promote healthy eating and a record inspired by the sounds of the recession are among the work on display at the

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Monday 22 September 2014

Funding boost for regions construction industry

A support organisation managed by the University of Wolverhampton has secured funding of £2.6 million to help stimulate the pressurised West Midlands..

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Monday 22 September 2014

Nominations open for volunteer award

Nominations are now open for a new award to recognise the commitment of University of Wolverhampton students who volunteer while studying for a degree.

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Wednesday 23 December 2009

New link forged with Walsall College

Students are being encouraged to study architecture and product design at higher education level through a new partnership.

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Monday 21 December 2009

Legal eagles off to flying start

Two budding lawyers from the University of Wolverhampton have got off to a flying start in a competition to test their legal skills.

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Friday 18 December 2009

Single release for X Factor Treyc

A University of Wolverhampton student who made it through to the final 24 on the X Factor has released her first single.

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Wednesday 09 December 2009

Stourbridge fundraisers back Wolverhampton brain tumour research

The parents and friends of a much-loved Stourbridge man who died from a brain tumour have helped to boost vital research into brain tumours at the UOW.

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Wednesday 09 December 2009

Link with university in Punjab strengthened

Academics from a university in Punjab have visited the University of Wolverhampton to learn more about developments in teaching practices in the UK.

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Tuesday 08 December 2009

New research into languages

University of Wolverhampton researchers are working on a major new project looking at how languages are taught in schools.

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Monday 07 December 2009

Economic tips shared with Zambia

Lessons from regeneration in the Black Country following the decline of mining and manufacturing industries have been shared with business experts in Zambia..

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Friday 27 November 2009

Abu Dhabi police visit Wolverhampton

Police officers from Abu Dhabi have visited Wolverhampton to learn more about planning and designing security features for developments in the UK.

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Friday 27 November 2009

Scheme creates 800 new learners

More than 800 people have benefited from a scheme to promote lifelong learning in the region.

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Wednesday 25 November 2009

Entrepreneur clinches business award

An entrepreneur who uses a patient simulator to highlight the dangers of drugs to school pupils has clinched a top business award.

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Monday 23 November 2009

Student named in top 100

University of Wolverhampton postgraduate student has been named one of the Future 100 Young Social Entrepreneurs for 2009.

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Monday 23 November 2009

Silver award for University magazine

The University of Wolverhampton’s stakeholder magazine has won a prestigious award.

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Thursday 19 November 2009

Chocolate entrepreneur reveals success secrets

The co-founder of Green & Black’s chocolate has revealed to University of Wolverhampton staff how Blue Peter inspired her commitment to Fairtrade.

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Wednesday 18 November 2009

Lecturer shares tips for 2012 Olympics

Support teams behind athletes who are preparing for the 2012 Olympics Games have been receiving support from a University of Wolverhampton lecturer.

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Tuesday 17 November 2009

Consistency is key to top flight football success

England’s hopes of lifting the World Cup next summer rest on Fabio Capello picking a consistent and unchanged side, according to new research by UOW academics.

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Tuesday 17 November 2009

Global entrepreneurship week launched in Shropshire

More than 250 students, employers and regeneration experts attended a successful Entrepreneurs Summit at the University of Wolverhampton’s Telford Campus.

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Tuesday 17 November 2009

Cyberspace warning from student

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has won a national competition to design a poster warning children about the dangers of cyberspace.

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Monday 16 November 2009

Professor to reveal how exercising can beat winter blues

A University of Wolverhampton sports professor will take part in a live online chat forum to offer advice about how exercise can help

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Friday 13 November 2009

New partnership launched

The University of Wolverhampton has signed a new agreement with Wolverhampton Homes and its construction partners to create closer working relationships.

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Friday 13 November 2009

Baroness praises University's business links

A member of the House of Lords discussed the importance of businesses working with education providers when she addressed an audience at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 13 November 2009

Chocolate entrepreneur to visit University

One of the entrepreneurs behind the Green & Black’s range of chocolate is to visit the Jo FairleyUniversity of Wolverhampton as a guest speaker.

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Wednesday 11 November 2009

Students celebrate success in Hong Kong

Staff and students joined together to celebrate at the University of Wolverhampton’s annual Hong Kong graduation ceremony.

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Wednesday 11 November 2009

Top ICT award for University project

Staff at the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after clinching a prestigious ICT Excellence Award.

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Tuesday 10 November 2009

Drug awareness business shortlisted for top awards

A business which uses a patient simulator to highlight the dangers of drugs to school pupils has been shortlisted for two national awards.

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Monday 09 November 2009

Long service awards for University staff

Long serving members of staff at the University of Wolverhampton have been thanked for their hard work at a special ceremony.

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Friday 06 November 2009

Baroness to visit University

A member of the House of Lords is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to give a guest lecture on business and education.

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Thursday 05 November 2009

Students sample Uni life

A group of Italian students have been sampling university life in the UK during a visit toStudents from the Univeristy of Turin Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 04 November 2009

Focus on pharmacy

The future of pharmacy will go under the spotlight at a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 03 November 2009

EU official visits University

An EU official has visited the University of Wolverhampton as part of plans to develop a new degree programme for European border police.

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Monday 02 November 2009

New challenges ahead for gamers

The creation of intelligent characters that pose a challenge for computer game players will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 30 October 2009

Device fuelled for success

A revolutionary device developed with the University of Wolverhampton to prevent motorists from accidentally refuelling their diesel vehicle with petrol

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Friday 30 October 2009

University launches new School

The University of Wolverhampton has launched a new academic School.

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Wednesday 28 October 2009

A changing curriculum for a changing future

The University of Wolverhampton has launched its Learning Works courses today.

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Wednesday 28 October 2009

Log on to our new web site

The University of Wolverhampton has launched an exciting new-look website with hi-tech features.

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Tuesday 27 October 2009

University visit by Nepalese foresters

A group of senior Nepalese foresters have visited the University of Wolverhampton as part of an international project.

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Friday 23 October 2009

Special event to welcome students

The next generation of engineers and architects were among those welcomed to the University of Wolverhampton at a special ceremony.

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Wednesday 21 October 2009

Research to reveal emotional side of running

A University of Wolverhampton sports professor is researching the psychological state of runners as part of a high-profile new project.

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Wednesday 21 October 2009

Uni to host volunteer fair

Students can find out more about opportunities to volunteer at a University of Wolverhampton event.

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Tuesday 20 October 2009

Vegan Society chief to give lecture

The Chief Executive of the Vegan Society will visit the University of Wolverhampton to give a guest lecture.

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Friday 16 October 2009

New link with Malaysian university

The University of Wolverhampton has strengthened its links in Malaysia by signing a new educational agreement.

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Wednesday 14 October 2009

Student films shortlisted for top awards

Two films created by University of Wolverhampton students have been shortlisted for the prestigious Royal Television Society Student Awards.

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Monday 12 October 2009

Leading businessman to present annual lecture

A leading figure from one of Wolverhampton’s largest employers will give business people an insight into one of its successful initiatives at a...

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Thursday 08 October 2009

Festival brings art to city centre

Empty shops will be turned into mini art galleries as part of a week-long festival at Wolverhampton’s Mander and Wulfrun Shopping Centres.

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Thursday 08 October 2009

Uni hosts health and wellbeing day

Advice on blood pressure and healthy eating will be on offer at an awareness event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 06 October 2009

Norwegian business expert to visit Uni

A business expert from Norway is visiting the University of Wolverhampton to give a guest lecture.

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Tuesday 06 October 2009

Find out more at Uni open day

People interested in finding out more about studying at the University of Wolverhampton are invited to an Open Day on Saturday, 10 October 2009.

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Tuesday 06 October 2009

Students sign-up for a great University experience

A record number of students signed up for clubs and societies at the University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union during Welcome Week

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Friday 02 October 2009

Success for Russian managers

A group of managers from Siberia have become the first to graduate from a new programme run jointly by the University of Wolverhampton and a Russian partner institution.

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Wednesday 30 September 2009

Help to find your vocation

The University of Wolverhampton has joined forces with local colleges to provide extra support for students on vocational courses.

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Monday 28 September 2009

Nalini nets second national nomination

An award-winning IT professional from the University of Wolverhampton has been shortlisted for a second national accolade.

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Saturday 26 September 2009

Annual celebration of Justice

University of Wolverhampton law lecturers will join judges and magistrates at an annual celebration in the city.

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Friday 25 September 2009

Your Future calling to all Graduates

Recent graduates are invited to a free one-day event designed to boost their employment prospects.

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Friday 25 September 2009

Students open exhibition

Images themed around identity will be featured in a new exhibition by two University of Wolverhampton students.

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Friday 25 September 2009

Top business award nomination for Di

A University of Wolverhampton Director has been shortlisted for Businesswoman of the Year.

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Thursday 24 September 2009

Student reaches X Factor Boot Camp

A talented University of Wolverhampton student is hoping to wow the judges after reaching the Boot Camp stages of The X Factor.

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Wednesday 23 September 2009

TV presenter to give inspirational talk

TV documentary presenter and former SAS officer Ken Hames is to give a seminar about leadership at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 23 September 2009

Award nomination for expert

An expert in the use of handheld and mobile technologies in education has been shortlisted for a prestigious Special Achievement Award.

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Monday 21 September 2009

Experts discuss new ways to fight cybercrime

International experts met at the University of Wolverhampton to discuss new ways of tackling the growing problem of cybercrime.

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Monday 21 September 2009

Visit to strengthen partnerships

A delegation from the Punjab will be welcomed to the University of Wolverhampton this week at an event to strengthen partnership working.

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Vice Chancellor, Professor Caroline Gipps receives an honorary award

Thursday 17 September 2009

VC honoured for educational excellence

The University of Wolverhampton’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Caroline Gipps, has received an honorary degree.

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Tuesday 15 September 2009

Cost recovery conference for legal professionals

Experts at the University of Wolverhampton are holding a one-day conference to offer advice to legal professionals on cost recovery.

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Tuesday 15 September 2009

Cost recovery conference for legal professionals

Experts at the University of Wolverhampton are holding a one-day conference to offer advice to legal professionals on cost recovery.

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Monday 14 September 2009

University awarded £24.3 million for Knowledge Transfer

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded £24.3 million for a recession-busting initiative to help businesses.

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Friday 11 September 2009

Longest-serving chaplain is honoured by University

The University of Wolverhampton’s Senior Chaplain has received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters for his dedication to staff and students

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Friday 11 September 2009

Honour for Nigel Slater

Food writer, journalist and broadcaster Nigel Slater has been presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 11 September 2009

Honorary degree for comedian

Comedian Frank Skinner has been awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 11 September 2009

Don’s charity work honoured by University

Former footballer Don Goodman has been presented with an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wolverhampton in recognition of his significant charity work.

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Thursday 10 September 2009

Honour for TV star Suzi

TV star Suzi Perry has received an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wolverhampton in recognition of her charity work and as a positive role model

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Thursday 10 September 2009

Warm welcome for new students

New students can enjoy a packed programme of activities hosted by the Students’ Union as part of the University of Wolverhampton’s Welcome Week.

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Thursday 10 September 2009

Esther Rantzen receives honorary degree

Esther Rantzen offered inspiring words of wisdom to graduates as she was presented with an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 09 September 2009

Honorary award for author and journalist

Award-winning journalist and author Sathnam Sanghera has received an honorary award from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 09 September 2009

University honours former chief constable

Former Chief Constable of West Midlands Police, Sir Paul Scott-Lee, has been presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 08 September 2009

Advances in wound care highlighted

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer is organising a national conference for academics and frontline medical staff working in wound management.

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Monday 07 September 2009

Still time to sign-up at University

More than 5,500 new full-time undergraduate students will be starting courses with the University of Wolverhampton in a week’s time,

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Friday 04 September 2009

Magazine shortlisted for award

The University of Wolverhampton’s stakeholder magazine has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

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Friday 04 September 2009

Schools Minister Visits Wolverhampton’s First Academy

The Schools Minister visited Wolverhampton’s first Academy to find out how the community is benefiting from the new school.

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Friday 04 September 2009

Pioneer awarded honorary degree

A pioneer of 3D image technology and computer games development has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 03 September 2009

On course for a career in complementary therapies

People interested in a holistic approach to healthcare still have time to sign up to a course at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 02 September 2009

Student exhibition opens doors

Furniture, fine art and glass designs by University of Wolverhampton students will form part of an annual Graduate Exhibition.

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Tuesday 01 September 2009

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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Tuesday 01 September 2009

Students celebrate success at graduation

Students at the University of Wolverhampton are preparing to reap the rewards of their hard work when they graduate this week.

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Friday 28 August 2009

Open evenings to meet increased demand

Extra open evenings are being held at the University of Wolverhampton for people seeking a career in the engineering, design and construction industries after a-

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Thursday 27 August 2009

Graduate scoops photography award

A talented University of Wolverhampton graduate has received a prestigious art award.

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Monday 24 August 2009

Business School offers open evenings

People interested in a career in business can find out more at special open evenings at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 24 August 2009

New professors announced

Four distinguished University of Wolverhampton academics are celebrating after having the title of Professor conferred.

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Friday 21 August 2009

Prestigious bursaries for twin brothers

Brothers studying at the University of Wolverhampton have been awarded prestigious bursaries to carry out research into computer science.

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Friday 21 August 2009

Clearing calls double at Uni

The University Of Wolverhampton took over 6,000 calls on the first day of Clearing – more than double the number received last year.

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Thursday 20 August 2009

New scholarship launched to help hard working students

Hard working students hoping to study at the University of Wolverhampton are set to benefit from a new scholarship scheme.

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Thursday 20 August 2009

Uni ready for thousands of calls

The University of Wolverhampton set to receive thousands of calls from prospective students receiving their A-level results today (Thursday).

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Wednesday 19 August 2009

Graduate placement excellence rewarded

A project to develop and market a new range of environmentally friendly cleaning products has won a National Certificate of Excellence.

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Tuesday 18 August 2009

Log on for results advice

The University of Wolverhampton is launching an online chat service for students receiving their A-Level results this week

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Monday 17 August 2009

Find a new path at Open Day

People interested in finding out more about studying at the University of Wolverhampton are invited to an Open Day on Saturday, 22 August 2009.

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Thursday 13 August 2009

New scheme to help postgraduates seeking employment

An innovative scheme aimed at boosting the employability of postgraduates has been launched at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 12 August 2009

Graduate provides new hope to old school

A University of Wolverhampton graduate from Zimbabwe is raising money to transform his former school and help children from his home country.

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Jayne Steer

Tuesday 11 August 2009

Accolade for student nurse

A promising University of Wolverhampton student has been named runner-up in a prestigious annual award for nurses.

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Wednesday 29 July 2009

Exciting new link with Sony PlayStation

University of Wolverhampton students will be able to use the same tools as professional computer games developers through a new link with Sony PlayStation.

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Tuesday 28 July 2009

£5.2 million project for entrepreneurs of tomorrow

Students hoping to beat the recession by launching their own business are set to benefit from a £5.2 million scheme at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 22 July 2009

Log on to top games conference

Future developments in computer games will be highlighted at an international conference organised by the University of Wolverhampton.

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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

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton lecturer has won a £25,000 grant to research the healing effect of sugar on cuts and wounds.

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Tuesday 21 July 2009

University honours list

Prominent figures from media, sport and education are among those whose achievements have been recognised with honorary degrees from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 20 July 2009

Joint farewell for University leading lights

Two leading members of the University of Wolverhampton are retiring after a total of almost 60 years.

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Tuesday 14 July 2009

First Travel Operation Management book published

The first textbook focused purely on operations management in the travel industry has been written by University of Wolverhampton staff.

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Tuesday 14 July 2009

Staff hold inaugural research conference in lead up to new School

Staff from the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences and the School of Legal Studies came together for the first time earlier this month in an inaugural..

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Monday 13 July 2009

Chancellor appointed to Privy Council

The UOW Chancellor, Lord Paul, has been appointed as a member of the Privy Council by the Queen at a meeting of the Privy Council on 8 July 2009.

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Monday 13 July 2009

Praise for project to tackle poverty

A project to tackle poverty in developing countries has been praised for its achievements.

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Friday 10 July 2009

League table rise for University business scheme

The University of Wolverhampton has been officially ranked second in the UK for its success in a recession-busting business initiative.

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Peter Day

Thursday 09 July 2009

Fellowship for pioneering lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has won a prestigious national art and design award.

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Monday 06 July 2009

Student satisfaction increases at University

Overall student satisfaction at the University of Wolverhampton has increased over the past year, according to a new survey published today (Thursday, 6 August 2009).

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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 University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after receiving a top international accolade for its contribution to the field of ceramics.

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Monday 06 July 2009

Project to boost job prospects

Graduates will be able to enhance their job prospects by gaining work experience abroad through a new £68,000 University of Wolverhampton project.

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Friday 03 July 2009

Doctorate success for Jonathan

A University of Wolverhampton academic has become one of a small number of visually impaired people in the UK to have obtained a PhD.

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Thursday 02 July 2009

New invention to fight strokes

A revolutionary new device which could save the lives of stroke patients has been developed by a University of Wolverhampton expert.

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Tuesday 30 June 2009

Conference for university staff

Administrative staff and managers at universities across the Midlands region are invited to a conference hosted by the University of Wolverhampton

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Thursday 25 June 2009

Being British – VC contributes to collection of work

The University of Wolverhampton’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Caroline Gipps, has contributed to a new book about national identity in Britain today.

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Thursday 25 June 2009

tional Teaching Fellowship for inspirational Professor

A University of Wolverhampton Professor has won a prestigious national award for her inspirational work

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Wednesday 24 June 2009

Pupils to build bridges

Budding engineers from a Telford school will be given the chance to build a bridge as part of a residential organised by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 19 June 2009

Wolves surprise for lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer and dedicated Wolves fan was given a surprise thank-you from a student who arranged for her favourite

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Friday 19 June 2009

Legal eagle receives scholarship

A promising University of Wolverhampton student has been awarded a top scholarship to continue his law career.

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Wednesday 17 June 2009

Top scholarship for legal star

A talented University of Wolverhampton law student has been awarded a prestigious £15,000 scholarship.

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Monday 15 June 2009

Brother step up top the challenge

Two brothers from the University of Wolverhampton are preparing to set off on a 145mile charity walk for Kriss Akabusi's charity.

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Monday 15 June 2009

Official launch boost for Chinese business learning

A new national exam centre to support schools teaching Mandarin Chinese is to be based at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Nalini Patel receiving her award

Friday 12 June 2009

National award for Nalini

The University of Wolverhampton’s IT Services team is celebrating after one of their members scooped a top national award.

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Friday 12 June 2009

University Praised for Nursing Education

Nursing education at the University of Wolverhampton has been praised following an official annual inspection.

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Thursday 11 June 2009

Innovations in stroke care highlighted

The latest advances in stroke care will be highlighted at a University of Wolverhampton conference.

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Wolves Logo

Tuesday 09 June 2009

Entrepreneurs launch sports FlyingStart at Wolves

Sporting graduate entrepreneurs are flexing their new business ideas at Molineux to kick the recession. It's the first intensive entrepreneurship training programme

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Monday 08 June 2009

Stepping out in style to raise cash for charity

Trend conscious fundraisers are stepping out in style in a bid to boost the coffers for a child protection charity.

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Friday 05 June 2009

Uni staff support Give and Gain Day

University of Wolverhampton staff transformed a school play area and helped teenagers to brush up their interview skills and find out more about producing a CV

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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

A dedicated volunteer who works with vulnerable members of the community has won the University of Wolverhampton’s first Volunteer of the Year Award.

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Monday 01 June 2009

University open to all

The University of Wolverhampton is opening its doors on Saturday (JUN13) for anyone interested in finding out more about higher education.

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Monday 01 June 2009

Project to help prevent extremism

A senior terrorism researcher from the University of Wolverhampton has been awarded more than £50,000 for a new project to prevent violent extremism.

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Laura Busby with her desk tidy design

Friday 29 May 2009

Disaster shelter and desk tidy clinch awards

A disaster shelter and a desk tidy pack designed by two University of Wolverhampton students have scooped top awards at an international competition

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Thursday 28 May 2009

Award ceremony for volunteers

Dedicated students who give up their own time for the community will be recognised at a University of Wolverhampton ceremony.

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Wednesday 27 May 2009

New research to reduce ankle injuries

Athletes suffering from ankle injuries could benefit from an innovative form of training developed by sports experts.

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Tuesday 26 May 2009

Glass Routes from Wolverhampton to China exhibition scoops award

A major art exhibition showcasing the work of University of Wolverhampton School of Art & Design lecturers and students has scooped a prestigious award.

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Students pitch bright ideas

Friday 22 May 2009

Students pitch bright ideas

Bright ideas to encourage people to use energy saving light bulbs have been showcased by University of Wolverhampton students.

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Alan Nevill

Wednesday 20 May 2009

Hosting Olympic games boosts medal haul

Hosting the Olympic Games boosts the host country’s medal haul, not only during the event, but also before and afterwards as well, according to new research.

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Wednesday 20 May 2009

New language scheme highlighted

A new programme aimed at encouraging students to continue learning languages will be highlighted at a special event for secondary school teachers.

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Wednesday 20 May 2009

Magazine shortlisted for national award

The University of Wolverhampton’s stakeholder magazine has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

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Access route to University agreed

Tuesday 19 May 2009

Access route to University agreed

Local universities and colleges have signed a new agreement to guarantee qualifying students an interview and even a place for a range of the region’s

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Tuesday 19 May 2009

Advice event for solicitors

Helpful advice for solicitors planning for their financial future will be on offer at a special event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 18 May 2009

Winning research reaches finals

Research projects including vocabulary growth in children’s stories and 3D images of bone fractures were among the winning entries at a UOW competition.

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Friday 15 May 2009

Experts to research cyber emotions

A team of researchers from the University of Wolverhampton is taking part in a project to investigate the role of emotions in cyberspace.

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Thursday 14 May 2009

Students tune up for concert

Music students are tuning up for the University of Wolverhampton’s end of year concert.

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Thursday 14 May 2009

Mentoring scheme success for University

A pioneering mentoring scheme at the University of Wolverhampton is helping staff with their professional development.

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Ballet shoes

Wednesday 13 May 2009

Innovative ballet shoes hit the shelves

Revolutionary ballet shoes designed by a University of Wolverhampton lecturer to help reduce dancers’ injuries have now hit the shelves.

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Tuesday 12 May 2009

University project will boost workforce skills

A new £300,000 project to support the upskilling of workers in the West Midlands has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 08 May 2009

Video research to reveal public perceptions of police

Video clips will be used by University of Wolverhampton researchers to discover public perceptions of police behaviour.

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Friday 08 May 2009

MP to visit University

A new link between the University of Wolverhampton and Bangladesh is to be highlighted during a visit by an MP.

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Wednesday 06 May 2009

From successful businessman to nurse

Nicholas Drinkwater, aged 37, from Wolverhampton, was a successful businessman until his wife’s terminal illness made him rethink his career,

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Student designs new software for stroke patients

Wednesday 06 May 2009

Student designs new software for stroke patients

People recovering from a stroke could benefit from a new computer system developed by a University of Wolverhampton student.

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Tuesday 05 May 2009

Library team shortlisted for top award

The library team at the University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after being shortlisted in the national Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards.

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Friday 01 May 2009

Curtains up for drama students

Talented drama students from the University of Wolverhampton are taking to the stage to perform a physical theatre piece they have devised over a whole year.

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Friday 01 May 2009

Young designers exhibit at Uni

Young designers from across Wolverhampton are to exhibit their work at the city’s University.

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Professor Kit Field

Thursday 30 April 2009

Free public lecture on education at Walsall

The professional development of secondary schools teachers will go under the spotlight at a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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University to host death penalty awareness day

Thursday 30 April 2009

University to host death penalty awareness day

Two people wrongly accused of murder and sent to death row are to visit the University of Wolverhampton as guest speakers.

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Tuesday 28 April 2009

New link with Singapore

Sports coaches in Singapore are set to benefit from a new link with the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 23 April 2009

New research into education and families

Family values and attitudes to education among British Asian families will be the focus of a new research project at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Professor Linda Lang, Dean of the School of Health

Wednesday 22 April 2009

Health and social care under the spotlight

Ways of gaining input from people who use health and social care services will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 20 April 2009

New music receives premiere in Wolverhampton

One of the UK's leading composers is to premiere a new piece of music in Wolverhampton.

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Friday 17 April 2009

University commended by education watchdogs

Academic quality and standards at the University of Wolverhampton have been highly commended following an official inspection by national education watchdogs.

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Wednesday 15 April 2009

Find out more at Postgraduate Open Day

People interested in pursuing a new career path are invited to find out more about postgraduate and research study at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 09 April 2009

Uni links with industry for seminar

The University of Wolverhampton is set to host a prestigious event for the metal industry.

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Student comedians in top contest

Thursday 02 April 2009

Student comedians in top contest

Two students from the University of Wolverhampton have made it through to the semi-finals of the English Comedian of the Year competition.

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Thursday 02 April 2009

University celebrates 100th KTP Partnership

The University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after receiving its 100th Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) graduate placement.

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Wednesday 01 April 2009

Innovative milk packaging clinches award

A young designer has scooped a top award after an innovative new packaging for milk.

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Monday 30 March 2009

Wolves Backs Sports FlyingStart

Wolverhampton Wanderers have teamed up with the University of Wolverhampton to give a flying start to a new generation of UK graduate sporting entrepreneurs-

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Friday 27 March 2009

Nick nets new book

A University of Wolverhampton sports lecturer is penning a new book to help teachers deliver basketball lessons and extra-curricular sessions in schools.

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Thursday 26 March 2009

Scholarship awards for talented students

Promising students at the University of Wolverhampton have received special scholarship awards in recognition of their excellence.

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Wednesday 25 March 2009

Capturing Sid’s Faces

A talented University of Wolverhampton student is launching an exhibition focused on the many faces of a Birmingham drag queen.

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Monday 23 March 2009

Pupils create science fiction

Black Country and Shropshire school pupils will be creating their vision of the future in a competition at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 20 March 2009

Students tune up for music fest

University of Wolverhampton students who are hoping to be the next big thing are tuning up for a music fest in Birmingham.

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Thursday 19 March 2009

Engineering professor to share experiences

A University of Wolverhampton academic will share her experiences of the journey from physics student to head of department in a free public lecture.

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Wednesday 18 March 2009

Students say ‘Hola’ to Spanish day

Spanish culture, food and TV will be the focus of a special event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 18 March 2009

University co-hosts international conference

Reshaping cities and sustainable development around the world will be the focus of an international conference co-hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 17 March 2009

Competition win for creative student

A creative University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating after winning a competition to design a new logo for a sports organisation.

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Tuesday 17 March 2009

The language of MySpace

Stereotypical language differences between men and women are eliminated when communicating on the social networking site MySpace, a study has found.

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Friday 13 March 2009

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

Breast cancer research in UK and Ireland has been given a boost with the announcement of more than £2.7m of funding by leading research charity Breast....

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Friday 13 March 2009

Life through a lens

A new exhibition capturing the interesting art of pinhole photography is opening at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 12 March 2009

Course to enhance skills in children’s services

Government plans to reform children’s services are being backed by the University of Wolverhampton which has recently launched a new course to enhance skills

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Wednesday 11 March 2009

Legal education under the spotlight

A University of Wolverhampton professor will give a free public lecture focused on legal education.

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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

A team of University of Wolverhampton students are celebrating after winning a prestigious BAFTA award.

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Tim Smit

Tuesday 10 March 2009

Eden Project founder to visit Uni

The founder of the award-winning Eden Project is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to give a guest lecture.

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Clare Rowe with Graham Spittle

Tuesday 10 March 2009

University celebrates award success

The University of Wolverhampton is celebrating another success at the annual Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) awards.

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Friday 06 March 2009

BAFTA ceremony for video games stars

A talented team of University of Wolverhampton students will discover if they have won a coveted BAFTA at a glittering ceremony next week.

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Thursday 05 March 2009

Design Agency goes back to University

Two University of Wolverhampton graduates are returning to the classroom to share their expertise with designers of the future.

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Thursday 05 March 2009

Let’s Talk about Txt

The use of SMS text messaging in education will go under the spotlight at a free event hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 04 March 2009

Author to speak about Cuban revolution

An author who has studied the fateful friendship between Che Guevara and Fidel Castro will speak at the University of Wolverhampton next week.

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Tuesday 03 March 2009

University to host prestigious festival

The University of Wolverhampton has been selected to host a prestigious festival to celebrate innovative approaches to the education of healthcare staff.

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Monday 02 March 2009

Find a new path at Open Day

People interested in pursuing a new career can find out more about University of Wolverhampton courses at an Open Day.

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Monday 02 March 2009

Research reveals size matters for top footballers

Talent scouts hoping to find the football superstars of the future should pay close attention to body shape, University of Wolverhampton researchers have revealed.

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Wednesday 25 February 2009

Curtain rises on students’ plays

Challenging plays penned by University of Wolverhampton drama students are set to be performed at local secondary schools.

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Tuesday 24 February 2009

University goes bananas for Fairtrade Fortnight

Quizzes, lunchtime lectures and efforts to boost a ‘banana eating’ world record attempt are among activities at the UOW to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight.

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Monday 23 February 2009

University celebrates graduation

Students will reap the rewards of their hard work when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton this week.

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Friday 20 February 2009

Football fan launches exhibition

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has opened a new exhibition which vividly captures the highs and lows of following a football team.

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Friday 20 February 2009

University awards honorary doctorates

The former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales is to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Wolverhampton

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Friday 20 February 2009

UK has active role in new EU Enterprise Project

UK organisations join launch of a new pilot initiative to promote the involvement of new entrepreneurs in developing business in Europe.

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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

Budding lawyers from the University of Wolverhampton have fought through to the next stage in a challenging mock court case competition.

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