2011 News Articles

Friday 26 September 2014

Taster of University life for Dudley pupils

The Year 10 and 11 pupils will be visiting the Wolverhampton City campus as part of an ‘Aspiration Day’ organised jointly by the University and Aimhigher Dudley. The ...

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Wednesday 21 December 2011

Health and safety recognition for students

The students have successfully undertaken and passed their Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Test and have been awarded their competency cards. The initiative was ...

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Tuesday 20 December 2011

Top role for sports science expert

Adam Hawkey, a Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics, has been awarded the post with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), and will be chairing the ...

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Tuesday 20 December 2011

Top role for sports science expert

Adam Hawkey, a Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics, has been awarded the post with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), and will be chairing the ...

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Friday 16 December 2011

Top award for business graduate

Krista Whelan received the award for her dissertation at the Black Country Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Awards. Krista, who is an Organisational ...

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Thursday 15 December 2011

Calling all alumni!

The event will take place at the Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, on Friday, 3 February 2012 from 7pm. Organised to mark the first anniversary of the successful , the aim is to ...

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Tuesday 13 December 2011

Honour for University Governor

 event held at the Aston Villa Conference Centre in Birmingham. The Combat Martial Arts Hall of Fame saw a host of stars such as Bill “Superfoot” Wallace, Joe ...

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Thursday 08 December 2011

New technology provides helping hand to college students

The University of Wolverhampton has been helping Shrewsbury Sixth Form College students to understand the new student finance system which starts next year. Staff from the ...

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Monday 05 December 2011

Research wins prestigious award

Dr Amanda Bayley, Reader in Performing Arts, received the Ruth A. Solie Award for her latest book, Recorded Music: Performance, Culture and Technology, published by Cambridge ...

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Friday 02 December 2011

Top football coach role for lecturer

Hannah Dingley, Sports Coaching Lecturer based at the University’s Walsall Campus, has been appointed as First Team Coach at Lincoln Ladies Football Club, who play in the ...

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Thursday 01 December 2011

New agreement signed with NHS Trust

The University and Trust will work together on a number of activities including joint research projects, applications for grant aid or funding and attracting small and ...

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Wednesday 30 November 2011

New national role for academic

Colin Orr, from the Department of Architecture and Design in the School of Technology, recently took up the post as the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists’ ...

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Wednesday 30 November 2011

New projects launched to showcase technology

The NTAILS and Innovation 1st projects aim to help regional businesses to embrace the latest technologies and be more competitive. Around 100 business people and stakeholders ...

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Wednesday 30 November 2011

Applications rise for 2012 study

While it is still early days in the application cycle, the University’s total applications are up by 6.4 per cent compared with the same point last year. Nationally, ...

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Tuesday 29 November 2011

Prestigious honour for academic

Professor Ruslan Mitkov has been conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor Hon Causa by the University of Plovdiv for his outstanding contribution to research and applications of ...

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Monday 28 November 2011

New forum for schools and colleges

The University of Wolverhampton’s is spearheading the Partnerships for Progression forum with West Midlands schools and colleges. The project aims to encourage ...

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Friday 25 November 2011

TV choirmaster performs official opening for new University performing arts building

Over 150 guests attended a formal opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of the landmark Performance Hub at Walsall Campus. The event included a University Chamber Choir ...

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Wednesday 23 November 2011

Cultural leader honoured by former employer

Michael Elliott, who is currently Chief Executive of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and was Director of Culture at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport until ...

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Wednesday 23 November 2011

Find out more at open evening

There will be information about a range of courses on Tuesday 29 November, 2011 at the Wolverhampton City Campus. Staff will be on hand in the MX Building in Camp Street from 5pm ...

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Wednesday 23 November 2011

New legal advice centre opens

Law students provide free advice on a range of subjects at the Centre under the supervision of academics. The new University of Wolverhampton Legal Advice Centre is based in a ...

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Wednesday 23 November 2011

Murray is Flames Young Leader of the Year

Murray Dadswell, who graduated in 2011 with a BSc. in Sports Coaching from the, was presented with the accolade at the 6th Loughborough Flames: Lighting the Way festival, on ...

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Wednesday 23 November 2011

Union leads the way on supporting London 2012

Wolverhampton is amongst 14 institutions to be awarded the ‘Be a Champion’ accreditation for London 2012. UWSU was awarded the Silver Status accreditation by the ...

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Tuesday 22 November 2011

Find out more about studying in 2012

Experts will be on hand to explain the new student finance system and offer advice about a range of courses on Saturday, 26 November 2011. The Open Day will be held at the ...

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Tuesday 22 November 2011

Company supported by University of Wolverhampton wins award

The Green Roof Tile Company, in Telford, scooped a Lord Stafford Award, which celebrates collaboration between universities and businesses in the Midlands. Its revolutionary ...

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Thursday 17 November 2011

New fraud course launched

The Post Graduate Certificate in Fraud Management will enable those working in fraud investigation to develop practical skills and enhance their legal knowledge. The University ...

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Wednesday 16 November 2011

Nurses to showcase quality of care ideas

(SHAW) students will present posters illustrating their project work at the Walsall Campus on Friday, 25 November 2011. The 15 students are all qualified nurses who completed the ...

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Tuesday 15 November 2011

Open evening to help boost career prospects

The new Performance Hub at the Walsall Campus will play host to the Postgraduate Open Evening on Tuesday, 22 November 2011. Experts from each of the Academic Schools will be on ...

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Friday 11 November 2011

Students offer help and advice to residents

Officers, staff and volunteers from the University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union (SU) are joining colleagues from the Police, Community Support, neighbourhood wardens, ...

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Thursday 10 November 2011

Long serving staff celebrated

The Long Service Awards recognised 18 staff who have worked at the University for 25 or 40 years. At the event, 14 staff members were presented with 25 year awards, with another ...

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Wednesday 09 November 2011

Companies supported by University of Wolverhampton in line for awards

The Green Roof Tile Company, in Telford, and Tough Furniture, in Shropshire, are both nominated for Lord Stafford Awards, which celebrate collaboration between universities and ...

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Wednesday 09 November 2011

New language project to improve communication with patients

Academics from the University of Wolverhampton have joined forces with partners from the NHS West Midlands Workforce Deanery and universities and healthcare services in Spain and ...

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Tuesday 08 November 2011

National award for mentor

Professor Laura Serrant-Green, Director of Research and Enterprise at the Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement, won the prestigious accolade at The 2011 Precious ...

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Monday 07 November 2011

Over 20 years of support for Wolverhampton Biomedical Science students

This year’s award represents a 22 year association between the Paycare Charity Trust and the University. First year winning student, Muhammad Adeeb, from Telford, and second ...

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Tuesday 01 November 2011

Lecturer’s poem featured in new urban square

The new £660,000 square in Kings Heath, south Birmingham, was spearheaded by All Saints Community Development Company, in collaboration with All Saints Parochial Church ...

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Tuesday 01 November 2011

Event examines emotions

Leading psychologist Professor Andy Lane, from the University’s , will join colleagues for activities at the national Festival of Social Science 2011 in Manchester later ...

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Thursday 27 October 2011

Students benefit from exciting new link with CITV

More than 20 students pitched ideas for idents, which are the logos and animations broadcast between programmes, to Creative Director for the channel, Dave Hickman. The idents ...

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Wednesday 26 October 2011

Election to BASAS

 British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS). She will take up the role from 26 November 2011. The organisation supports advanced research in the humanities and ...

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Wednesday 26 October 2011

Guardian shortlist for student photographer

James Marsh, from Sedgley, is one of five students shortlisted in the Photographer of the Year category. The 21-year-old, who graduated with a 2:1 BA (Hons) in Photography from ...

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Tuesday 25 October 2011

Taste of University life for Italian students

The 18 students from the University of Turin attended lectures at the University of Wolverhampton over a four week period. The visit was organised as part of an on-going ...

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Friday 21 October 2011

Students encouraged to sign up for volunteering

The sessions, organised by Active Volunteers, are to coincide with Community Service Volunteers (CSV) Week 2011 and a variety of organisations will be on hand to meet and advise ...

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Friday 21 October 2011

Prestigious business lecture hailed a success

The Crystal Lecture is a joint venture hosted by in partnership with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and was also attended by staff and students. Terry Last, Chief ...

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Friday 21 October 2011

Over a thousand students attend successful jobs fair

The annual Recruitment Fair attracted over 40 top employers including Virgin Trains, IBM and Moog, demonstrating the value placed on the skills of Wolverhampton graduates. The ...

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Wednesday 19 October 2011

New University course to help teachers inspire next generation of engineers

 innovative Masters level course, which has been launched officially at the House of Lords. The new course has been developed by the University of Wolverhampton, in ...

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Wednesday 19 October 2011

Business expert and University graduate to share insights

Professor Catherine Wang is now Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the School of Management at Royal Holloway, University of London. She graduated with a doctorate ...

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Friday 14 October 2011

Choreographer Jasmin Vardimon receives Visiting Professorship

 the wide recognition of her work by the University's and a shared desire to bring together practice and theory. Vardimon's work with the University aims to encourage ...

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Friday 14 October 2011

National prize for illustration student

BA (Hons) Illustration student Blair Frame was awarded the runners-up prize in the student category of the Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2011. Blair, from Dudley, is in the ...

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Thursday 13 October 2011

Award nomination for inspirational mentor

Professor Laura Serrant-Green, Director of Research and Enterprise at the Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement, has been announced as a finalist in the Mentor of the Year ...

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Monday 10 October 2011

Blue-chip CEO to present annual business lecture

Terry Last will present the prestigious Crystal Lecture, a joint venture between the and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), at the Wolverhampton City Campus on Tuesday 18 ...

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Friday 07 October 2011

New agreement signed between University and Wolves

The University is collaborating with Wolves on the development of a number of joint activities, including volunteering opportunities for students, guest lectures, research and ...

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Friday 07 October 2011

Success for University of Wolverhampton Business School Celebrations

The celebration, held at Molineux Stadium, gave delegates the opportunity to network and find out more about how the School is helping businesses develop for the future. It ...

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Wednesday 05 October 2011

Top prizes for science students

Three students won prizes for the work they presented at the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) Congress in Birmingham. The three-day event included lectures, an exhibition ...

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Monday 03 October 2011

Open day welcomes visitors

The event will take place at the Wolverhampton and Walsall Campuses on Saturday, 8 October 2011 from 10am until 3pm. Those visitors hoping to study at the will have the ...

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Friday 30 September 2011

Top accreditation for fire and rescue degree

The BSc (Hons) Fire and Rescue has received accreditation from the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). Wolverhampton students are encouraged to become student members of the ...

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Wednesday 14 September 2011

City honour for Sir Geoff

Sir Geoff’s achievements in education have seen him officially recognised as one of the Wolverhampton’s famous sons and daughters. He will be among five names on an ...

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Tuesday 13 September 2011

Pioneering course to manage passenger transport emergency incidents

The Postgraduate Certificate in the Management of Passenger Transport Emergency Incidents will be the first of its kind in the UK. It has been designed for people working in the ...

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Monday 12 September 2011

JLR plans welcomed by University

supporting the company through various initiatives. The development, which is expected to take up to two years, will be on the i54 business park in Wolverhampton. It is believed ...

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Monday 12 September 2011

Recognition for outstanding Social Sciences Staff

The Subject Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics (C-SAP) made five awards to academic staff and students who have made national contributions to learning and ...

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Monday 12 September 2011

Honour for Virgin Trains Chief Executive

Tony Collins was awarded a Doctor of Business Administration in recognition of his significant and successful contribution to the railway management and rail passenger service of ...

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Friday 09 September 2011

Art students exhibit creative work

Around 50 Masters students from the will be exhibiting at the MA Graduate Show 2011, with a variety of pieces including a chimp sculpture and a street painting. The exhibition at ...

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Friday 09 September 2011

Official inauguration for new Vice-Chancellor

Professor Geoff Layer addressed a packed audience at the city’s Grand Theatre for the event, which took place during graduation. He said: “It is with a combination of ...

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Friday 09 September 2011

Olympic sportsman receives honour

Bridgnorth-born Craig was presented with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters at a graduation ceremony at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today (Friday, 9 September 2011). The ...

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Friday 09 September 2011

Top award for inspirational Blind Dave

West Bromwich fundraiser Dave, who recently completed his 1,000 mile Top 2 Toe challenge from John O’Groats to Lands End, was presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of ...

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Friday 09 September 2011

New pianos delivered to performing arts centre

The pianos, valued at £400,000 in total, will be housed in teaching and practice rooms throughout The Performance Hub at the Walsall Campus. A Steinway model C concert grand ...

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Friday 09 September 2011

Honour for local businessman and charity Chairman

Mr Meynell was presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration at a graduation ceremony at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre on Thursday, 8 September 2011. The ...

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Thursday 08 September 2011

Leading Holocaust specialist receives honour

Suzanne Bardgett is Head of Research at the Imperial War Museum, London and received the award from the . The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts was awarded by the University in ...

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Thursday 08 September 2011

Welcome Week for new students

Welcome Week for University of Wolverhampton students runs from Sunday 11 September until Sunday 18 September 2011 and activities will be held at the Wolverhampton and Walsall ...

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Wednesday 07 September 2011

Trade unions under the spotlight

Roger McKenzie OBE, Assistant General Secretary of the public service trade union Unison, will visit Wolverhampton on Tuesday, 12 April 2011. The seminar, entitled ‘The role ...

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Wednesday 07 September 2011

Award for education chief

Toni Fazaeli received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Education from the University’s at a graduation ceremony. The award was conferred in recognition of Toni’s ...

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Wednesday 07 September 2011

Honour for award-winning illustrator and designer

The accolade was presented to Dave McKean by the School of Art & Design at a graduation ceremony at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Design was ...

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Tuesday 06 September 2011

Honour for top Department of Health professional

Una O’Brien, Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health, received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the The award was conferred at a graduation ceremony at ...

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Tuesday 06 September 2011

Glass sculptor receives honour

Thepresented the honour at a graduation ceremony at the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton. David received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts in recognition of his eminence in English ...

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Tuesday 06 September 2011

83-year-old student collects degree scroll

Colin Clews, from Sedgley, has done things the opposite way round to the majority of students by studying his area of expertise AFTER a 50-year career in the ...

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Wednesday 31 August 2011

Find out more at open evening

There will be information about a range of courses on Monday 5 September 2011 at the Wolverhampton City Campus. Staff will be on hand in the MX Building in Camp Street from 5pm to ...

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Tuesday 30 August 2011

University to celebrate graduation

Almost 4,000 students and their families and friends will gather at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Thursday, 1 September 2011 to celebrate their academic achievements. For the ...

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Thursday 25 August 2011

First Pharmacy graduates secure registration

The students completed their MPharm degree in 2010 and have spent a year working in either hospitals or community pharmacies. The cohort of 29 graduates recently sat their ...

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Tuesday 23 August 2011

Head of UCAS visits Wolverhampton

Mary Curnock Cook OBE visited Wolverhampton on Monday, 22 August 2011 and was given a tour of the University’s Clearing call centre. She also met the Vice-Chancellor ...

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Wednesday 17 August 2011

University rated highly for Learning Resources

New figures show Wolverhampton scores 85% in this area, which includes IT and library facilities, compared with a national average of 80%. Learning resources at the University ...

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Tuesday 16 August 2011

University announces honours list

Singer-songwriter and former frontman of Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Kevin Rowland, and West Bromwich marathon runner Dave Heeley, known as Blind Dave, are to receive awards in ...

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Tuesday 16 August 2011

Find out more at Open Day

The University will host an event at its Wolverhampton and Walsall Campuses on Saturday, 20 August 2011. Students and their families will be able to look around the University ...

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Friday 12 August 2011

Results day advice on offer

The University will be running online lunchtime Clearing Clinics from Monday (15 August 2011) between 12pm and 2pm to help those entering the Clearing process. Students will be ...

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Wednesday 10 August 2011

New performing arts centre becomes All-Steinway School

 it was announced today. This means that 90% of the University’s piano stock are Steinway brands. Wolverhampton is the first University in the Midlands to hold this ...

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Tuesday 09 August 2011

New Vice-Chancellor joins University

Professor Layer has joined the University following the retirement of Professor Caroline Gipps. He said: “I’m enjoying getting to know the University and its staff and ...

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Thursday 04 August 2011

New polymer research could boost probiotics industry

According to research at the University of Wolverhampton, the new technology could also be used for the delivery of certain drugs and even increase calcium absorption. The ...

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Thursday 04 August 2011

Success for student employee

Ann Hayward received the National Jobshop Employee of the Year and Regional Student Employee of the Year awards as a result of her work as a student employment advisor for the ...

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Wednesday 03 August 2011

Wood depot visit for international forestry experts

Course participants Elie Olivier Ngoa Yakam and Benjamin Tchoffo were pleased to recognise certified legal and sustainable wood from their home country of Cameroon at the James ...

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Tuesday 02 August 2011

University to host international landscape ecology conference

The University’s Department of Biology, Geography and the Environment is hosting the annual International Association for Landscape Ecology UK conference from Tuesday, 6 to ...

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Friday 29 July 2011

International accolade for Business School lecturer

Dr Yong Wang, Reader in Family Business & Entrepreneurship at the , was awarded the 10,000 Euro Ernst & Young bursary for 2011. He said: “I was honoured and ...

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Friday 29 July 2011

University hosts national conference

The 9th Association for Events Management Education (AEME) conference will take place at the University’s Telford Campus in Priorslee on 13 and 14 July 2011. Presentations ...

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Thursday 28 July 2011

University research receives EU funding boost

provision of counselling services available to victims of domestic violence. The Haven Wolverhampton, an independent charity which provides emergency refuge and community support ...

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Tuesday 26 July 2011

Inspirational Lecturer Recognised with National Award

Dr Rosie Miles, Senior Lecturer in English, has gained a national reputation for e-learning, inspiring hundreds of students and academics at both Wolverhampton and across the ...

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Tuesday 26 July 2011

West Midlands wins top grant to improve prison healthcare

The award, from charity the Burdett Trust for Nursing, has been given to launch a new three year project in partnership with the University of Wolverhampton. This groundbreaking ...

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Wednesday 20 July 2011

Language boost for students in China

Classes have been organised for 46 students at the University’s Chinese partner institutions. They will be run by six members of staff from the University’s Centre for ...

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Thursday 14 July 2011

Wolverhampton named as one of the top gay-friendly universities

Stonewall has launched the second edition of Gay By Degree – the only guide profiling the UK’s 150 universities to show how gay-friendly they are. Gay By Degree 2012 ...

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Thursday 14 July 2011

Employers pick creative graduates

Employability has always been a central focus for students on the BA (Hons) Visual Communications and many of the 2011 cohort have actively pursued jobs in the design industry ...

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Thursday 14 July 2011

University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Ann Holmes is currently the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Quality Assurance & Enhancement) and the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Law and Social Sciences at Manchester ...

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Friday 08 July 2011

Business moguls of the future showcase new companies

The programme allows University of Wolverhampton students on any course to develop their business ideas while receiving specialist business advice and support. Visitors to the ...

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Monday 04 July 2011

New workshop aimed at manufacturing technicians

 University of Wolverhampton and the sector skills council, Semta. Demand for training aimed at CNC machine technicians in the region was identified, and a curriculum ...

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Friday 01 July 2011

Nursing regulator approves first 12 universities in far-reaching education standards update

The new standards are designed to ensure newly-qualified nurses are prepared for the future needs of patients and employers. The University of Wolverhampton is one of the first ...

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Monday 20 June 2011

Black Country and Marches businesses provided the tools to get innovative

the creation of two specialist centres providing support and technology ideas to boost their performance. The centres will be located at Wolverhampton Science Park and the ...

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Friday 17 June 2011

Pioneering lecturer to appear on The One Show

Senior Lecturer Moses Murandu is carrying out research at the QE Hospital in Birmingham. He was interviewed by the show’s Dr Mark Porter along with Mr Malcolm Simms, ...

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Friday 17 June 2011

Find out more at open evening

There will be information about a range of courses on Tuesday, 28 June 2011 at the Wolverhampton City Campus. Staff will be on hand in the MX Building in Camp Street from 4.30pm ...

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Thursday 16 June 2011

New accreditation for health informatics qualification

The Avoca Higher Diploma in Health Informatics is the first qualification to allow health informatics professionals to gain a qualification formally recognised as being equivalent ...

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Thursday 16 June 2011

Fundraising project wins national award

The University received the award at the CASE Europe 2011 Leadership, Matched Funding and Volunteer awards last night (Wed, 15 June 2011). The award was for a fundraising project ...

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Thursday 16 June 2011

Fashion fix for Indian students

The 12 students from the National Institute of Fashion Technology in India will be in the city as part of an exchange programme from 25 June to 1 July 2011. The course is titled ...

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Tuesday 14 June 2011

Retiring Vice-Chancellor to present special lecture

Professor Caroline Gipps is retiring from her role this summer after six years at the University. The lecture will take place on Monday, 27 June 2011 at 6pm in the Millennium City ...

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Friday 10 June 2011

University hosts international course

The University’s (CIDT) is hosting 27 participants from 13 different countries throughout June. The Improving Forest Governance course at the Telford Campus aims to provide ...

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Thursday 09 June 2011

Honour for Vice-Chancellor’s book

Beyond Testing by Professor Caroline Gipps has been chosen for the prestigious Routledge Education Special Editions series. The titles selected for inclusion continue to be ...

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Monday 06 June 2011

University to host Open Day

The event will take place at the Wolverhampton and Walsall Campuses on Saturday, 11 June 2011, from 10am until 3pm. There will be an opportunity to meet lecturers and current ...

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Friday 03 June 2011

University hosts Japanese Olympics day for young pupils

The University is hosting a Japanese and Martial Arts Day for Year 8 pupils at the Walsall Campus on Friday 10th June. The event is being run in conjunction with the Gifted and ...

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Wednesday 01 June 2011

Man to go on trial at health conference

Health and social care staff will join academics and students at the event on Thursday, 9 June 2011. The will include a ‘mock trial’ in which Man stands accused of ...

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Wednesday 01 June 2011

Striking student artworks on show

This year’s undergraduate show, re:View, opens its doors on Monday, 6 June 2011. Final year students from the School of Art & Design will be displaying their work ...

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Tuesday 31 May 2011

Country houses under the spotlight

Expert speakers will take part in the one-day event at the Wolverhampton City Campus on Monday, 6 June 2011. The seminar, organised as part of the Design History Society’s ...

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Sunday 29 May 2011

New Partnership with West Midlands fire services

The University offers a BSc (Hons) Fire and Rescue degree and students become community volunteers working with the fire service during their studies. The new agreement will ...

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Friday 27 May 2011

China’s first glass museum celebrates the contribution of Wolverhampton glass

The new Shanghai Museum of Glass features creations by three current and former members of staff and two graduates from the The Director of the Shanghai Museum of Glass, ...

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Wednesday 25 May 2011

Takeaway packaging design scoops award

The brief was to use cartonboard in a creative packaging solution for an oriental takeaway meal for two. Final year student Lisa, 22, said she wanted to turn the standard ...

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Monday 23 May 2011

Boost for students and businesses with new placement scheme

The Step Classic programme aims to provide the best opportunities for West Midlands students and graduates in the form of 12-week short-term paid projects, as well as providing ...

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Thursday 19 May 2011

National award for senior lecturer

Jenni Jones will receive the British Association for Women in Policing (BAWP) Special Recognition Award 2011. Jenni designed a mentoring scheme for West Midlands Association of ...

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Wednesday 18 May 2011

Log on to virtual open day

The online open day, accessed at , is aimed at people who cannot attend one of the University events due to work commitments or because they live overseas. There are links to ...

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Thursday 12 May 2011

Family and small business expert to give talk

Dr Lorna Collins from Bristol Business School will present the guest seminar on Friday, 20 May 2011 from 12.30pm. The event, organised by the University of , will take place in ...

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Wednesday 11 May 2011

Student achievements celebrated at awards

More than 100 people attended the annual Employment and Volunteering Awards, which are now in their third year. The winner of the Volunteer of the Year Award was Victorine ...

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Wednesday 11 May 2011

Time to move on for dance students

Moving On will be at the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton on Wednesday 18 May and Thursday 19 May 2011. The shows start at 7.30pm. The evening will feature 1st year students ...

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Tuesday 10 May 2011

Anthropologist to give guest lecture

Social anthropologist Dr Megan Biesele, from the University of Texas, will visit on Wednesday, 18 May 2011 at 2pm. The lecture is titled ‘Voices of the San: Beyond ...

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Thursday 05 May 2011

Students awarded for prison project

The University’s School of Technology partnered with Kier Build for the assignment, which tasked students to design a fictitious Featherstone 3 prison for Manchester. Kier ...

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Tuesday 03 May 2011

Tuition Fees 2012

and £7,000 per annum for University-based Foundation Degrees, HNC and HND courses, subject to agreement with the Office for Fair Access (OFFA). The new fee levels have been ...

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Wednesday 27 April 2011

New dance piece to be unveiled

‘Dancing the decade – Britain 1940-1948’ features a series of new choreographic works by students from the The show will be at the , Wolverhampton, on May 11 at ...

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Thursday 21 April 2011

Students tackle city’s transport issues

The University of Wolverhampton students were tasked with designing solutions for three areas of the city and will be presenting their ideas on Thursday, 5 May 2011. The transport ...

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Wednesday 20 April 2011

New agreement to boost business and education links

A Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) was signed with the Institute for Education Business Excellence (IEBE) at the University. The partnership will help the Institute to develop its ...

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Monday 18 April 2011

Achievements celebrated at graduation

More than 660 students will receive awards at ceremonies at the Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton on Wednesday 20 April and Thursday 21 April 2011. This year, all three ceremonies ...

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Friday 15 April 2011

New fitness programme launched

The pilot scheme run by the Sport, Fitness and Health Department is aimed at people aged between 16 and 25 who are fed up of trying to get fit and not achieving their ...

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Thursday 14 April 2011

New degrees aimed at aspiring teachers

The new Foundation Degrees are aimed at support staff working in Primary and Secondary schools and enable them to combine full-time work with part-time study. Both courses, run by ...

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Tuesday 12 April 2011

Burton to host nursing recruitment event

Lecturers and senior student nurses from the will be presenting a stand near the escalators in the Octagon Shopping Centre in Burton town centre on Saturday, 16 April 2011. The ...

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Thursday 07 April 2011

University to exhibit at The Gadget Show Live

It is the second year that the University has exhibited at the popular show, which is held at the Birmingham NEC from April 13 to 17 2011. This year’s exhibits include a ...

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Wednesday 06 April 2011

University committed to improving access and success in higher education

Data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) for 2009/10 shows the University is 8.5 percentage points above its benchmark figure for recruiting undergraduate ...

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Tuesday 05 April 2011

University to host International Festival

The University’s International Centre is hosting a range of activities for staff and students at the Wolverhampton and Walsall Campuses from 13 to 15 April 2011. Olympiad ...

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Thursday 31 March 2011

Funding Boost amid Arts Council funding cuts

 The funding will ensure that we continue to play a pivotal role in developing access to arts education for children and young people in the West Midlands. The flagship Black ...

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Thursday 24 March 2011

National finals for illustration student

David Baines, 52, from Wellington near Telford, has reached the finals of the Lloyds TSB Art of Nurture contest, which will be held at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in ...

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Wednesday 23 March 2011

Innocent founder to present talk

Richard Reed will be presenting a talk at the University’s Enterprise Fest on Wednesday, 30 March 2011. The talk at Wolverhampton Science Park from 10.30am to 12.30pm will ...

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Tuesday 22 March 2011

Top spot for graduate employment scheme

enable a graduate to gain real experience working on a specific project for a company. The University of Wolverhampton has been top in the West Midlands for the number of ...

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Monday 21 March 2011

Students challenged to promote the beauty of writing

Graphics students from the University of Wolverhampton have been tasked with creating a promotional campaign as part of a new link with international pen company Sheaffer. The aim ...

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Thursday 17 March 2011

Inequality expert to present guest talk

Richard Wilkinson, author of The Spirit Level, will visit Wolverhampton on Tuesday, 22 March 2011. The talk will be held in MX004 and will start at 11.30am. Stephen Iafrati, from ...

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Monday 14 March 2011

University teams up with Sandwell Leisure Trust

Students from the sports management study group will carry out a consultancy project on behalf of the Trust. Neil Duggan, development manager from Sandwell Leisure Trust, said: ...

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Monday 14 March 2011

Top spot for graduate employment scheme

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships enable a graduate to gain real experience working on a specific project for a company. The University of Wolverhampton has been top in the West ...

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Thursday 10 March 2011

University supports Sri Lankan interns

The University’s Fairtrade Steering Group has donated the funds to Tea Leaf Vision (TLV) to provide support to ten interns. The Tea Leaf Trust provides education and ...

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Tuesday 08 March 2011

Step on board to drive your career forward

For the second year running the University is hosting the (KTP) Grad Bus on Thursday 17 March 2011. The bus will be outside the Harrison Learning Centre at Wolverhampton City ...

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Monday 07 March 2011

Gifted Biomedical Science students awarded prizes

 Paycare Charity Trust at a special ceremony. First year winning student, Cabdulmalik Maxamed, from Birmingham, and second year winning student, Jatin Bhagat, from Walsall, ...

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Friday 04 March 2011

New mobile app launched for Open Days

The University is hosting its next on Saturday, 12 March 2011 at is Wolverhampton and Walsall Campuses from 10am until 3pm. Visitors with internet enabled mobile phones and ...

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Thursday 03 March 2011

University to host “Your City, Your Say!”

 of Wolverhampton their opportunity to put questions to leaders and representatives of the local parties who could be running Wolverhampton City Council from May ...

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Wednesday 02 March 2011

Student film in line for national award

Talented students Matt Weston and Mike Chinn have been shortlisted for the First Light Awards 2011 for their short film, Birmingham Will MOB you. The 60-second film focuses on ...

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Tuesday 01 March 2011

Courtroom drama for law students

The trial was organised by law students and focused on the scenario of a health and safety at work case. Members of the Bar and Mooting Society acted out the roles of the court, ...

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Tuesday 01 March 2011

Regional centre status for University

The University’s has been named as the West Midlands Regional Centre for the Cambridge Primary Review (CPR), an independent enquiry into the condition and future of English ...

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Monday 28 February 2011

University to host annual celebration of justice

The Service to Celebrate the Administration of Justice in the Black Country will take place at the Collegiate Church of St Peter’s on Sunday, 6 March 2011. Senior University ...

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Monday 28 February 2011

Talented graduate clinches Oscar

Peter Bebb was part of a team that won a coveted Academy Award for the Hollywood blockbuster’s pioneering visual effects. Peter, originally from Loggerheads in ...

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Friday 25 February 2011

Employment expert to present guest lecture

Professor Kevin Doogan, of Bristol University, will visit Wolverhampton on Wednesday, 2 March 2011. The seminar, titled 'Work in the 21st Century?, will take place in room MN110 ...

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Thursday 24 February 2011

New partnership with West Mercia Police

The BSc (Hons) Policing provides students with a solid foundation for a professional career in the police and related occupations through academic study and a work ...

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Wednesday 23 February 2011

Fashion and football fun for Fairtrade Fortnight

An array of fun events for staff and students will be taking place at the University from Monday, 28 February to Sunday, 13 March 2011. Fashion with a conscience will be the theme ...

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Tuesday 22 February 2011

Graduate hopes for Oscar win

Peter Bebb was part of the visual effects team that worked on the hit film Inception. The creative team already has a BAFTA under its belt for their work on the film’s ...

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Monday 21 February 2011

Find out more about learning disability nursing

Experts will be on hand to talk through the options at events during February and March in Telford and Burton. The dates and venues are: Date Venue Wednesday, 23 ...

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Monday 21 February 2011

Nominations open for volunteering award

The Volunteer of the Year Award, sponsored by The Midcounties Cooperative, recognises students who have made a significant and meaningful contribution to the community by ...

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Thursday 17 February 2011

London Fashion Week showcase for Tamara

New creations by entrepreneur Tamara Joseph, Senior Fashion Technician at the University’s , have hit the catwalk. Tamara’s Spring/Summer Collection 2011 was selected ...

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Wednesday 16 February 2011

Newsnight journalist to present guest lecture

Economics Editor Paul Mason will present the seminar, titled ‘When will the crisis be over?’ on Wednesday, 23 February 2011. The event, organised by the Management ...

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Monday 14 February 2011

Find out more about postgraduate study

A Postgraduate Open Evening will take place on Thursday, 24 February 2011 from 5.30pm to 8pm. The event is open to all and will be held in the University’s MX Building in ...

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Friday 11 February 2011

Students raise £20,000 for charity

The students rose to the challenge of raising funds for four charities as part of a module on their course. The budding entrepreneurs planned and organised an array of activities ...

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Wednesday 09 February 2011

Boost for language skills

The online resources will allow interaction between learners from different countries who will work together to learn a new language via problem-solving challenges and tasks. The ...

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Tuesday 08 February 2011

New conference facilities set for launch

Businesses, training and event groups, councils and other organisations are being invited to look around the new facilities on Tuesday, 1 March 2011. The University is adding to ...

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Tuesday 08 February 2011

New conference facilities set for launch

Businesses, training and event groups, councils and other organisations are being invited to look around the new facilities on Tuesday, 1 March 2011. The University is adding to ...

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Wednesday 02 February 2011

New partnership links Wolverhampton with the USA

The two universities will work together on a project to help a Palestinian university develop the use of digital technology for educational purposes. The link was formed through ...

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Tuesday 01 February 2011

New £620,000 research project into women rough sleepers and domestic abuse

Listen to Professor Kate Moss being interviewed on 107.7fm The Wolf about this project (mp3 audio file - 6 mins 13 - opens in new window). The University’s ...

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Monday 31 January 2011

Biography: Professor Geoff Layer

He graduated from Newcastle Polytechnic with a LLB (Hons) and entered a teaching and research career initially in Manchester and then in Luton. He joined the Sheffield ...

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Monday 31 January 2011

New Vice-Chancellor announced

Professor Layer is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the University of Bradford and will join Wolverhampton in August 2011. The University’s current ...

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Tuesday 25 January 2011

University secures £1.5 million grant to reduce illegal logging

The four year project has received funding from the European Commission and will focus on how forests are governed and managed in the West and Central Africa region. The Centre ...

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Monday 24 January 2011

Wolverhampton welcomes top Indian trade bosses

A four-strong group of government and trade officials from India arrived in Wolverhampton and spent two days discovering what opportunities exist for investment and ...

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Monday 17 January 2011

Workshops to boost exports

Hosted by the University of Wolverhampton, with support from UK Trade & Investment, the first of the workshops will be on Friday, 28 January 2011 at Wolverhampton Science ...

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Thursday 13 January 2011

Budding entrepreneurs showcase fundraising efforts

The students have been raising money for local charities as part of a module to test their entrepreneurship skills. They will be holding an exhibition at the Ringside Suite at ...

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Wednesday 12 January 2011

Holocaust survivor to share experiences

Ruth Barnett will present the annual Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture at the University’s City Campus on Wednesday, 19 January 2011 at 5pm. The University hosts a lecture each ...

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Thursday 06 January 2011

Olympic recognition for research

Professor Andy Lane from the University of Wolverhampton is involved in the national Emotional Regulation of Others and Self (EROS) project, which involves a team of researchers ...

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Wednesday 05 January 2011

University to host Armed Forces Day

Officers from the Royal Navy and Army will be at the event to launch the BSc (Hons) Armed Forces degree, which is understood to be the first course of its kind in the country. The ...

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Wednesday 17 February 2010

Experts develop new resources for Deaf people in the media industry

The two-year project, titled Sign Media, will enhance the career prospects of Deaf people working in the media in Europe by providing interactive exercises in written English ...

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