2012 News Articles

James Meadway

Thursday 02 October 2014

Green economist to visit University

An expert in industrial policy and ‘green’ economics will be visiting the University of Wolverhampton for a guest lecture. James Meadway from the new economics ...

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Professor Nduka Ekere

Wednesday 23 April 2014

New Dean appointed

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Dean of its Professor Nduka Ekere is currently the Dean of the School of Engineering and Professor of Manufacturing ...

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Wednesday 19 December 2012

Students to design a vision for the future

Students have been tasked with creating a new vision for a Birmingham entertainment venue as part of a design challenge. Year 12 students from Wednesfield High School in ...

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Fashion prints

Tuesday 18 December 2012

Graduate’s designs are a big hit

A talented graduate is off to a flying start in her career after setting up her own fashion and interior design label with the help of the University of Wolverhampton. graduate ...

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Friday 14 December 2012

Top awards for 3D film

A talented film-maker from the University of Wolverhampton has clinched two international awards for her 3D film. Jannicke Mikkelsen, from the , won two prestigious awards at the ...

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Thursday 13 December 2012

Student acts ready to go Live

Students from the University of Wolverhampton will be sharing the bill with some of the UK’s top music acts this weekend. Free Radio Live 2012, which is sponsored by the ...

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Left to right: Professor Geoff Layer, Vice-Chancellor; Pat McFadden MP; Lord Andrew Adonis; Sir Geoff Hampton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Adonis quizzed by debate guests and student

The man who advised Tony Blair on education and who founded the academy movement within English schools fronted the latest Wolverhampton Debates on 7 December. Lord Andrew Adonis ...

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WITCH

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Former students to visit new home of world’s oldest computer

Students who used the world’s oldest computer during their time at the University of Wolverhampton are being invited on a special visit to its new home at The National ...

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MB Building

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Plans for City Campus redevelopment revealed

The University of Wolverhampton has announced plans for a multi-million pound redevelopment of its City Campus. The plans involve an investment of around £45m on its North ...

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Tuesday 04 December 2012

Calling skilled graduates

A new graduate led programme run by the University of Wolverhampton is looking for skilled graduates to work for forward thinking businesses in the region. The Knowledge Exchange ...

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Monday 03 December 2012

University of Wolverhampton Launches New Academies

Two West Midlands primary schools are reopening today as academies under a new trust led by the University of Wolverhampton. Tame Valley Community and Reaside Junior, both in ...

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Friday 30 November 2012

Talented art students selected for exhibition

The work of four University of Wolverhampton students has been selected for a multi-site exhibition in Birmingham designed to showcase the best new talent in the region. New Art ...

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Thursday 29 November 2012

Successful business visit from Oman

High profile figures from Oman visited Wolverhampton to find out more about enterprise at UK universities. The University of Wolverhampton recently welcomed the Minister of Higher ...

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Wednesday 28 November 2012

New fund to support refugee academics

Academics seeking refuge from war-torn countries are being given the opportunity to finish their studies at the University of Wolverhampton. The University has agreed to set aside ...

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Jamie Cartwright

Tuesday 27 November 2012

Top awards for student film-makers

Talented students at the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after beating off tough competition to win two prestigious film-making awards. Two projects by School of Art ...

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Left to Right - Emma Wood, Clarkwood Engineering; Stan Ceney, Clarkwood Engineering; Lord Digby Jones, Prof. Andrew Pollard, Caparo Innovation Centre; Gary Dimmock, Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre.

Friday 16 November 2012

Award for revolutionary device

A company that worked with the University of Wolverhampton to develop a revolutionary device to check the tightness of bolts has won a prestigious award. Clarkwood Engineering, ...

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University of Wolverhampton Science Park Logo

Thursday 15 November 2012

New name for business park

A science and business park in Wolverhampton is changing its name to reflect a greater focus on support for enterprise initiatives. Wolverhampton Science Park on Glaisher Drive ...

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Film-makers shortlisted for prestigious awards

Tuesday 13 November 2012

Film-makers shortlisted for prestigious awards

Creative students at the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after being shortlisted for prestigious film-making awards. Three projects by students at the have been ...

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Monday 12 November 2012

Research reveals why women across Europe are sleeping rough

More than seven out of ten women who are sleeping rough in the UK say they experienced abuse from their partners, says new research previewed at a conference in London ...

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Monday 12 November 2012

Find out more at open day

People who are interested in finding out more about studying at the University of Wolverhampton are invited to an Open Day. The event will take place at the University’s ...

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Monday 12 November 2012

Getting it right for women rough sleepers

Research by University of Wolverhampton experts into what leads women to sleep rough in the UK and across Europe will be showcased at a conference. The Getting it Right for Women ...

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Allan Gibb

Friday 09 November 2012

Small businesses under the spotlight

The challenges facing small businesses will be the focus of a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. Alan Gibb, Professor Emeritus at Durham University, will present a ...

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Chase wind

Thursday 08 November 2012

New exhibition of glass art opens

A new exhibition featuring glass art by an internationally renowned Chinese artist and graduate of the University of Wolverhampton has opened in the city. Poetics of the Handmade ...

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Language graduates

Tuesday 06 November 2012

Trip down memory lane for graduates

A group of language graduates from Wolverhampton who have gone on to work all over the world have been reunited 44 years after completing their course. The former students ...

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Tuesday 06 November 2012

New £4million project for budding entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs in the West Midlands are to receive help getting their businesses off the ground through a £4 million project led by the University of ...

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Tamara Joseph

Friday 02 November 2012

Accolade for fashion graduate

A talented fashion designer who set up a business with support from the University of Wolverhampton has won a prestigious award. Graduate Tamara Joseph was named Midlands ...

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Wednesday 31 October 2012

Lecture looks at the impact of cuts on emergency services

The impact of Government cuts on the emergency services will be the focus of a public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. Leading expert on industrial relations, Professor ...

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Dr Anthea Gregory and Tony Collins

Wednesday 31 October 2012

Virgin Trains boss shares leadership tips

The Head of Virgin Trains shared his tips for successful leadership to a packed audience at the University of Wolverhampton. Chief Executive Tony Collins presented the annual ...

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Lifelong learning programme

Tuesday 30 October 2012

Award nomination for media project

A University of Wolverhampton project which is developing resources for Deaf people who work in the media industry is in the running for a top international award. SignMedia ...

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Mentors

Friday 26 October 2012

Mentoring challenge for Uni students

Students at the University of Wolverhampton are boosting their future job prospects by acting as mentors at a Walsall college. More than 20 students from the are volunteering as ...

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Thursday 25 October 2012

International success in 24 hour challenge

Two teams of students from the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after winning a 24-hour innovation challenge in France. The students took part in Innovation 24hr event ...

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Wednesday 24 October 2012

University to boost research investment

The University of Wolverhampton is making a multi-million pound investment as part of its commitment to research. A funding pot of £6m has been set up which academics from ...

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Wednesday 24 October 2012

Anti-alcoholism drug could help treat most common type of adult brain cancer

A drug that has been used to treat alcoholic patients for more than 60 years could potentially help treat glioblastoma – the most common and deadly brain tumour in adults ...

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Wednesday 24 October 2012

Academic answers weird and wonderful questions about human emotion

A sports psychologist from the University of Wolverhampton has provided answers to unusual questions about human emotions in a new book featuring leading experts from across the ...

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Taste of University life for Italian visitors

Tuesday 23 October 2012

Taste of University life for Italian visitors

A group of Italian students have been brushing up their language skills and learning about University life in Wolverhampton. The 10 students from the University of Turin stayed ...

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Ancient objects feature in new film

Tuesday 23 October 2012

Ancient objects feature in new film

Ancient items such as an antler horn harpoon from Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery have been featured in a new film by a University of Wolverhampton lecturer. Animation lecturer ...

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Monday 22 October 2012

Pupils say hola! to new course

Students across Wolverhampton will be saying ‘hola’ and ‘buongiorno’ as part of new language lessons at the city’s University. All sixth formers at ...

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Monday 22 October 2012

Over 850 people attend Recruitment Fair

Major employers and more than 850 students and graduates attended a successful jobs fair at the University of Wolverhampton. The annual Recruitment Fair attracted a number of top ...

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Friday 19 October 2012

University secures £1.4 million to grow regional businesses

The University of Wolverhampton has secured £1.4 million from the Government to enable regional businesses to grow and create new jobs, it was announced today. Alongside ...

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Wednesday 17 October 2012

Students to kick off coaching festival

Students will be taking inspiration from England Manager Roy Hodgson when they take part in a football coaching festival at the University of Wolverhampton. The first year ...

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John Chorley &amp, Patrick Smith from the school of education futures, Laura Brown &amp, Liz Taylor from the career transition partnership, Lianne Bradbury, the University's Armed forces &amp, Uniformed Services Co-coordinator and Pat McCarthy from the school of sport, Performing arts ad Leisure.

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Finding new careers for Armed Forces personnel

The University of Wolverhampton is helping Armed Forces personnel to develop new careers after leaving the services. Sports and leisure courses as well as teacher training ...

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Pro Vice Chancellor Research and Enterprise Professor Ian Oakes, Dean of students Jon Elsmore, NUS President Liam Burns and President of the University of Wolverhampton students' Union Dan Batchelor.

Tuesday 16 October 2012

NUS President visits Wolverhampton

The President of the National Union of Students has visited the University of Wolverhampton to give a special talk on higher education. Liam Burns was invited to the University to ...

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Tuesday 16 October 2012

European award for language project

A University of Wolverhampton project to help people learn a new language has won a European award. The I Spy project is developing a website to enable interaction between ...

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nidms

Friday 12 October 2012

Dance science expert comments on Denise van Outen’s whiplash injury

Strictly Come Dancing’s Denise Van Outen has suffered a whiplash injury in training and has been described as “touch and go” for Saturday night’s ...

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Thursday 11 October 2012

New £600,000 project to benefit e-book readers

A new £600,000 project which could benefit users of the Amazon Kindle and other e-book reading devices is being developed by experts at the University of ...

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Memorandum of Understanding signing between Jane Nelson (Pro Vice Chancellor student recruitment) and Gary Graham (Chief Executive of Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS trust).

Wednesday 10 October 2012

New mental health partnership forged

A University and an NHS Trust in the West Midlands have signed a new agreement to work together on mental health education and research. The University of Wolverhampton and Dudley ...

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Tony Collins

Tuesday 09 October 2012

Virgin Trains boss to present guest lecture

The Head of Virgin Trains is to present a prestigious annual lecture focused on leadership at the University of Wolverhampton. Chief Executive Tony Collins will present this ...

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Tuesday 09 October 2012

Language project shares new learning resource

A new learning resource developed as part of a University of Wolverhampton project to help people learn a new language is to be showcased at a special event in Germany. The ...

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Friday 05 October 2012

Advice on how to sell to the Ministry of Defence

Small businesses can find out more about selling their products and services to the Ministry of Defence at a University of Wolverhampton event. The event will feature advice from ...

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Thursday 04 October 2012

Wolverhampton to host annual Nursing lecture

The University of Wolverhampton is to host this year’s prestigious Winifred Raphael Memorial Lecture. The lecture is run by the Royal College of Nursing’s Research ...

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Thursday 04 October 2012

University hosts Open Day

People hoping to boost their career credentials are invited to an Open Day at the University of Wolverhampton. The Open Day will take place on Saturday (6 October) at the ...

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Professor Linda Lang, Professor Geoff Layer and Dr Mark Britnell, with the speakers and expert panel from the Commissioning Masterclass.

Wednesday 03 October 2012

Commissioning under scrutiny

Health and social care professionals from across the region gathered at the University of Wolverhampton to take part in a Masterclass on ...

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Wednesday 03 October 2012

Research highlights positive impact of early years professionals

A study by a team of researchers at the University of Wolverhampton has found practitioners with Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) are making a positive impact on workforce ...

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Mauritius Campus

Friday 28 September 2012

Students take up Mauritius places

The first students have now all started their courses at the University of Wolverhampton’s new branch campus in Mauritius. The official launch of the new campus in the ...

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Friday 28 September 2012

Survey shows improving picture

The University of Wolverhampton is among the top rated in the country for the quality of its learning resources, according to a national survey of students. The eighth National ...

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Wednesday 26 September 2012

Industrial waste to clean water in African project

An innovative project is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton to help tackle environmental problems in West Africa. Two of Ghana’s main industries are aluminium ...

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Dr Paul McDonald, Senior Lecturer in English and Creative writing

Tuesday 25 September 2012

Poetry success for Wolverhampton lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton academic has scooped top prize in a national poetry competition. Dr Paul McDonald took first place in the annual John Clare Poetry Competition. Run ...

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Monday 24 September 2012

Student art goes on show

Sculpture, glasswork and photography by creative University of Wolverhampton students will be going on display as part of an annual exhibition. The show will be held at The ...

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Monday 24 September 2012

Charter for improved experience

A new agreement has been drawn up outlining what students at the University of Wolverhampton can expect from pre-entry through to graduation. The Student Charter has been drawn up ...

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Friday 21 September 2012

New arts project launched to celebrate black community

Art and poetry to celebrate inspirational black achievers who have become iconic in their field is to be showcased at the University of Wolverhampton. ‘Get on the Bus’ ...

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Thursday 20 September 2012

New scheme to support graduate enterprise

New social enterprises will be launched by entrepreneurial University of Wolverhampton students as part of a scheme which aims to benefit the local community. From this term, the ...

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Thursday 20 September 2012

New language classes launched

New classes for people looking to learn a foreign language to use on holiday or just for fun are being launched at the University of Wolverhampton. The courses are open to ...

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Wednesday 19 September 2012

Top marks for Students’ Union

The University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union is celebrating after receiving recognition for being an excellent employer. The Students’ Union has secured the ...

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Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

Wednesday 19 September 2012

Switch on for new power unit

The University of Wolverhampton has taken delivery of a new heating and power system as part of its commitment to boosting its green credentials. The new Combined Heat and Power ...

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Nigel Babb

Tuesday 18 September 2012

Business appointment for Director

A University of Wolverhampton Director has taken on a new role focused on increasing business engagement in the city. Nigel Babb, Director of Strategic Developments, has been ...

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Monday 17 September 2012

Welcome Week gig at the Jamhouse

A special gig featuring performances by University of Wolverhampton alumni is taking place this week as part of Welcome Week. The Music Department at the University is ...

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Ralph Findlay

Monday 17 September 2012

Honour for pub company boss

The head of one of the UK’s leading pub and brewery firms is raising a glass after receiving an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Ralph Findlay, Chief ...

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Sir Denis O'Connor

Monday 17 September 2012

Chief HMIC receives honorary degree

The man who oversees independent scrutiny into police forces has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton. Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of ...

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David Dodd

Thursday 13 September 2012

Entrepreneur receives University Honour

The man who helped found one of Europe’s leading discount stores has been given an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton. David Dodd, who co-founded the ...

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Roy Taylor

Thursday 13 September 2012

Award for West Midlands business leader

The head of a leading West Midlands engineering company has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Roy Taylor, Chairman and Managing Director of ...

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Wednesday 12 September 2012

Olympic medallist to visit University

A medal-winning cyclist will be visiting the University of Wolverhampton as part of a festival to celebrate the values of the Olympic Games. Olympic ambassador Tommy Godwin, who ...

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Lefeer Muhamed Marakkarackayil and Dr Abdullah Saif Ahmed Al Sabahi

Wednesday 12 September 2012

Awards for Oman education leaders

Two leading figures in education in Oman have received honorary fellowships from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK. Lefeer Muhamed Marakkarackayil and Dr Abdullah Saif ...

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Harun Rashid

Wednesday 12 September 2012

City Faith Leader Honoured

One of the Black Country’s leading figures in promoting links and friendships between the area’s different faith groups has been given an honorary degree by the ...

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Roy Lockwood and Professor Mick Waters

Tuesday 11 September 2012

Award for leading education figure

A leading figure in children’s services in Wolverhampton is celebrating after receiving an honorary degree from the city’s University. Roy Lockwood, who was ...

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Ben Reid

Monday 10 September 2012

Honorary Award for Co-op chief

The Chief Executive of the biggest independent co-operative in the UK has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton. Ben Reid of The Midcounties ...

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Jil Matheson

Monday 10 September 2012

Honour for top statistics advisor

The Government’s top advisor on official statistics has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. National Statistician and Chief Executive of the UK ...

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David Watkins

Friday 07 September 2012

Olympic medal designer receives honour

The designer of the medals for the London 2012 Olympics has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton-born artist David Watkins was presented ...

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Friday 07 September 2012

Cheaper green plastics from cooking oil

Waste oil from cooking fish and chips and other fried food could be used to create environmentally friendly plastic more cheaply, according to researchers at the University of ...

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Tuesday 04 September 2012

Expert Comment on Christian Rights Case

A University of Wolverhampton academic has given his take on the story of four British Christians who claim they lost their jobs as a result of discrimination against their ...

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Tuesday 04 September 2012

Thousands to celebrate graduation

More than 4,000 University of Wolverhampton students will don caps and gowns to celebrate their achievements at graduation ceremonies this month. Students and their families with ...

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Monday 03 September 2012

Find out more at technology open event

People who are interested in studying a technology degree at the University of Wolverhampton are invited to find out more at an open evening. The offers courses in Computing, ...

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Professor John darling

Tuesday 28 August 2012

New Research Dean announced

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Dean of Research. Professor John Darling has taken up the post having previously been the Dean of the The new role, which ...

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Friday 24 August 2012

Specialist training for international organisation

A team of experts from an organisation which supports victims of conflicts around the world has completed a specially devised training programme at the University of ...

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Thursday 23 August 2012

University announces honours list

The designer of the London 2012 Olympic medals and the founder of one of the UK’s leading discount chains are among those receiving honorary degrees from the University of ...

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Wednesday 22 August 2012

New improved facilities for students and staff

The University of Wolverhampton is investing £1m as part of its aim to improve facilities for students and staff. Work is underway to redevelop the at the ...

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Professor Andrew Lane

Tuesday 21 August 2012

Turn up, tune in, work out

Feeling inspired by the London Olympics? Then selecting the right music to exercise could hold the key to running efficiently and for longer, according to a leading sports ...

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Monday 20 August 2012

Scholarships awarded to new students

The University of Wolverhampton has announced that it has offered more than 600 scholarships to new students to help them financially through their studies. A total of 420 were ...

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Monday 20 August 2012

University hosts Olympic-themed event

Children will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of this summer’s Olympians at a special event at the University of Wolverhampton. The aim of the two-week event at the ...

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Thursday 16 August 2012

Thousands of calls to Clearing hotline

The University of Wolverhampton received almost 6,500 calls to its Clearing hotline during the first few hours on A-Level results day. Around 2,500 people had also visited the ...

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Wednesday 15 August 2012

University ready for Clearing calls

Admissions experts at the University of Wolverhampton are gearing up to provide advice and answer queries about the Clearing process. The University has 50 people on hand to take ...

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Tuesday 14 August 2012

Chat room launched for A Level results

Students looking for advice on A level results day will be offered help in an online chat room. University of Wolverhampton admissions experts will be on hand on from 8:30am on ...

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Monday 13 August 2012

University Open Day

Hundreds of students are expected to descend on the University of Wolverhampton to find out what it has to offer as part of its annual summer Open Day. The University will host ...

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Wednesday 08 August 2012

Professor predicts Team GB Olympic medal haul

A University of Wolverhampton professor has devised a mathematical formula to predict Team GB’s final medal haul at London 2012. Taking into account home advantage and ...

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Professor Andrew Lane

Monday 06 August 2012

Home advantage at London 2012: the roar of the crowd and extreme emotions

The roar of the home crowd at the London 2012 Games is helping to spur athletes on - but also causing some members of Team GB to feel the need to apologise. Sports Psychologist at ...

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Montage

Monday 06 August 2012

Olympic inspired artwork on show

A new piece of Olympic inspired artwork featuring over 200 photographs of University students and the local community has been unveiled. The photo montage features images of ...

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Alan Nevill

Thursday 02 August 2012

Size is everything for Olympic sprint success

Olympic star Usain Bolt’s body shape could hold the key to his success, a study by experts at the University of Wolverhampton has found.  The research looked into the ...

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Wednesday 01 August 2012

Best in British manufacturing showcased

Two West Midlands businesses that have worked alongside the University of Wolverhampton to develop innovative products are taking a starring role in an exhibition to highlight the ...

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Tuesday 31 July 2012

Haiti visitors pick up tips on working with industry

A team of education experts from Haiti have visited the University of Wolverhampton to examine ways of working with regional businesses. Wolverhampton was chosen for the visit as ...

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Brendan Bartram

Thursday 26 July 2012

National award for lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has won a prestigious national award in recognition of his innovative approach to teaching and supporting students. Dr Brendan Bartram, ...

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Mr Pranab Mukherjee (right)receives his honorary degree from Lord Swraj Paul

Tuesday 24 July 2012

Honorary graduate elected President of India

The University of Wolverhampton has welcomed the news that one of its honorary graduates has been elected as the next President of India. Mr Pranab Mukherjee will take oath as the ...

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Members of the Australian Olympic Judo Team with Dave Elmore of the University of Wolverhampton.

Friday 20 July 2012

Aussies in University link up for Olympics

The Australian Olympic Judo Team has arrived at the University of Wolverhampton for its pre-games training camp. Six competitors and four coaches are based at the ...

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Thursday 19 July 2012

Eye-Lights for the Olympics

A University of Wolverhampton academic has played a leading role in a project to create the world’s first social media driven light show at the EDF Energy London Eye for the ...

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Friday 13 July 2012

Students rise to the Unipreneur Challenge

Entrepreneurial students at the University of Wolverhampton have been pitching ideas for how local companies can boost their businesses as part of an innovative ...

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Tuesday 10 July 2012

Centre celebrates 40th anniversary

A centre within the University of Wolverhampton which focuses on poverty reduction around the globe is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The (CIDT) is a self-financing, ...

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Professor Geoff Layer, Sir Mervyn King and Simon Warren

Tuesday 10 July 2012

Governor of the Bank of England visits Wolverhampton

‌The Governor of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King, has visited Wolverhampton to present a talk on the ...

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Friday 06 July 2012

British forces children on fact finding mission

Students from an armed forces school in Germany are visiting the University of Wolverhampton to find out more about higher education opportunities. A group of 11 pupils from the ...

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Friday 06 July 2012

Find out more about how you can develop your career at business open evening

People interested in developing their career by studying part-time at the University of Wolverhampton Business School are invited to an open evening. There will be information ...

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Friday 06 July 2012

Research looks at online video phenomenon

New research by a University of Wolverhampton expert has highlighted the success of a popular series of online videos at promoting science to the public. Videos recorded at the ...

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Wendy Walker and Magi Sque

Tuesday 03 July 2012

Professor shares organ donation expertise

A leading University of Wolverhampton academic has been providing her expertise to Parliament about ways of increasing consent rates for organ donation. Professor Magi Sque is an ...

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Monday 02 July 2012

Centre in Rio double

Work conducted by experts from the University of Wolverhampton played a part in an International environmental conference. The Rio+20 Summit in Brazil came 20 years on from the ...

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Ceri Davies

Thursday 28 June 2012

Excitement builds for Olympic torchbearer

An inspirational University of Wolverhampton graduate says she is ‘very proud and excited’ to be carrying the Olympic torch through the city this weekend. Ceri Davies, ...

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Wednesday 27 June 2012

KEEN to take off at RAF Cosford

Businesses looking to grow by working with universities in the West Midlands are being invited to attend the launch of a new scheme. The University of Wolverhampton is leading the ...

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Monday 25 June 2012

New Olympic-themed blog launched

University of Wolverhampton experts will be sharing their thoughts and insights on the 2012 Olympic Games in a new blog. Academics with expertise in areas such as sports ...

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Dr Bunhead

Monday 25 June 2012

TV star to bring science to life at festival

A TV star who brings science to life for children is encouraging inquisitive youngsters to attend this weekend’s SciFest at the University of Wolverhampton. Dr Bunhead is ...

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Friday 22 June 2012

Royal seal of approval for Student Club

Saudi students at the University of Wolverhampton are welcoming royalty this weekend to mark the opening of a new cultural association. Students from the Middle Eastern country in ...

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Tough Furniture - KTP Impact awards

Thursday 21 June 2012

Tough gets going with University for national award

A partnership between a Shropshire company and the University of Wolverhampton which helped transform the business has won a national award. Tough Furniture designs and ...

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(from left to right) The University's Paul Hampton, Mayor of the City Wolverhampton, Councillor Bert Turner, Mayoress of the City of Wolverhampton, Kath Turner, Steven King of Wolverhampton Audi

Wednesday 20 June 2012

University clubs together for charity

University of Wolverhampton staff teed up more than a thousand pounds as part of its annual charity golf day. The annual event was held at Perton Golf Club in Wolverhampton last ...

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Thursday 14 June 2012

International forestry experts visit University

Experts in forest management from around the world are visiting the University of Wolverhampton to take part in a course focused on reducing illegal timber trading. The (CIDT) is ...

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Wednesday 13 June 2012

Euro opportunity for forensic scientists

Scientists from the University of Wolverhampton have been given the opportunity to work at some of Europe’s top forensic institutes through a new internship scheme. The has ...

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Fire Academy

Tuesday 12 June 2012

Firefighter training for students

Students at the University of Wolverhampton have been given a taste of life as a firefighter as part of an innovative partnership with West Midlands Fire Service. The BSc (Hons) ...

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Monday 11 June 2012

University to host Open Day

The University of Wolverhampton will be opening its doors to potential students this week for its latest Open Day. The event will be taking place at the Wolverhampton and Walsall ...

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Friday 08 June 2012

Student attends World Youth Congress

An engineering student from the University of Wolverhampton has been selected to attend an international youth forum focused on sustainable development. Zarjahan Sadham Dhikran is ...

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Fiona Turner, Personnel Manager at ZF Lenforder UK ltd and Terry Somerfield, Managing Director of ZF Lemforder UK ltd; Standing L-R -Jatinder Sharma, Chief Executive of Walsall College abd Pro Vicfe-Chancellor Research and Enterpriseat the UOW Professor Ian Oakes.

Wednesday 06 June 2012

New agreement signed with automotive company

A new agreement between the University of Wolverhampton and a leading automotive company has been forged to develop new training opportunities. ZF is a worldwide supplier of ...

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Kazakh Visitor

Friday 01 June 2012

Lecturer on Kazakh Visit

‌University of Wolverhampton lecturer has just returned from a teaching trip to Central Asia. She delivered a programme on psycholinguistics to postgraduate students and ...

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Deaffest - SignMedia

Friday 01 June 2012

Debut for new resources for Deaf people in the media industry

A new online learning tool developed by University of Wolverhampton experts which is aimed at Deaf people working in the media industry has been debuted at a leading arts ...

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Wednesday 30 May 2012

Jubilee Palace date for Wolverhampton lecturer

A leading University of Wolverhampton expert is to present a talk on the Royal Family and the press at a special Diamond Jubilee event at Kensington Palace. The theme of the ...

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Wednesday 30 May 2012

Exhibition of innovative student artwork

Giant plaster of Paris models, illustrations for children’s books and clothing highlighting the dark side of the fashion industry will be among the student artwork on show ...

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Wednesday 30 May 2012

University backs campaign for Government rethink on immigration policy

The University of Wolverhampton is backing a campaign to urge the Government to do more to support international student recruitment. The University is one of 68 institutions to ...

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Wednesday 30 May 2012

Sporting event to talent-spot Paralympians of the future

Young people with special educational needs and disability from the Black Country are getting set for a talent-spotting sports event at the University of Wolverhampton. The ...

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Green League

Tuesday 29 May 2012

Thumbs up for green credentials

The University of Wolverhampton’s commitment to improving its green credentials have been recognised in a new survey ranking all UK universities by environmental and ethical ...

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Tuesday 29 May 2012

New University Technology College for the West Midlands.

A new multi million pound University Technical College (UTC) for young people in the West Midlands will open in September 2014 following approval of a bid by the Department for ...

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Friday 25 May 2012

Racing and Construction skills put to the test

Fans of Scalextric cars and Meccano sets will be able to pit their wits against the experts at a University of Wolverhampton science festival. Two competitions will form part of ...

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Thursday 24 May 2012

Get creative this summer

The University of Wolverhampton is throwing its doors open to the public this summer for a host of creative classes and workshops. The University’s , in Waterloo Road, is to ...

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Tom lllube

Wednesday 23 May 2012

Entrepreneur warns of cybercrime threat

The growth of cybercrime was the focus for the latest in a series of public lectures at the University of Wolverhampton. Tom Illube, who was one of the founders of on-line bank ...

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Lifelong learning programme

Wednesday 23 May 2012

New £250,000 graduate placement scheme launched

A new £250,000 project will enable University of Wolverhampton graduates to secure valuable experience working in Spain and the Netherlands. Graduates will spend 12 weeks ...

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Tuesday 22 May 2012

Commitment to research recognised

The University of Wolverhampton has received prestigious recognition for the support it provides to the career development of researchers. The institution has been announced ...

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IoD Awards

Monday 21 May 2012

Designed for success

A University of Wolverhampton student was centre stage at a regional business awards after designing and making the trophies. Gwenael Prost won the commission to make the final ...

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Jessica Corfield and Tripp Martin

Friday 18 May 2012

Awards for hardworking students

  Hardworking students who volunteer and work alongside their studies have been recognised at a University of Wolverhampton awards ceremony. The Employment and ...

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Friday 18 May 2012

Entrepreneur named in top 100 start-up companies

A business launched by an entrepreneurial University of Wolverhampton student has been named as one of the UK's top 100 high potential start-up companies. Marvin Robinson’s ...

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Thursday 17 May 2012

Dedicated lecturers celebrated

Students at the University of Wolverhampton have recognised excellence in teaching and the dedication of staff at an awards ceremony. Over 250 staff and students attended the ...

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Thursday 17 May 2012

Top civil servant to visit campus

The top civil servant in Bangladesh is visiting the University of Wolverhampton as part of a training course focused on government reform. The Honourable Cabinet Secretary, ...

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Tuesday 15 May 2012

KEEN to grow West Midlands business

Forward thinking businesses in the West Midlands are being encouraged to improve their profitability by working with the region’s universities on a new knowledge exchange ...

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Monday 14 May 2012

Eurozone and financial markets under the spotlight

The volatile global financial market and uncertainty in the Eurozone will be the focus of a special event at the University of Wolverhampton. Businesses in the West Midlands and ...

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Monday 14 May 2012

University secures research bursary

The University of Wolverhampton has secured a prestigious bursary which will enable a student or graduate to carry out research into work placements. The University successfully ...

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Art Foundation

Friday 11 May 2012

Artistic students celebrated

Students on a new art foundation programme at the University of Wolverhampton have celebrated completing their course with a special exhibition of their creative work. The course ...

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Dr Anthea Gregory, Steve Morgan and Steve Grady

Friday 11 May 2012

Entrepreneur shares secrets with business students

The man behind one of the country’s most successful house builders gave staff and students an insight into his business career at an event at the University of ...

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Friday 11 May 2012

Innovative designs to be showcased

Students at the University of Wolverhampton have been drawing up plans to redesign the Molineux Stadium and a former brewery site as part of their final year projects. The Civil ...

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Dr Bunhead

Wednesday 09 May 2012

University launches first SciFest

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting its first ever SciFest, a celebration of science and technology. The free week-long event in June has been created to enable school ...

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Tuesday 08 May 2012

Getting into the swing for charity

University of Wolverhampton staff are hitting the fairways to raise money for local charities. The annual University golf day is being held at Perton Golf Club in Wolverhampton on ...

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Jarryd Dunn

Tuesday 08 May 2012

Student wins gold at Olympic Stadium

A University of Wolverhampton student is among the first athletes to clinch a gold medal at the new Olympic Stadium. Jarryd Dunn won gold in the 400m at the British Universities ...

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Brainwave

Thursday 03 May 2012

Glass art featured in new exhibition in China

Glass art by University of Wolverhampton lecturers has been selected for a prestigious show in China. The University’s has been invited to exhibit glasswork at the New ...

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Wednesday 02 May 2012

Hub hosts international piano competition

A prestigious piano competition which has attracted entries from education institutions around the world is being held at the University of Wolverhampton. The Performance Hub ...

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Wednesday 02 May 2012

Celebration of budding entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurial students at the University of Wolverhampton who have launched their own businesses will be showcasing their companies at a special celebration. Over fifty SPEED WM ...

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Wednesday 02 May 2012

Impact of University of Wolverhampton on London 2012 highlighted in new report

Research into the changing shape of world-class sprinters by University of Wolverhampton experts has been included in a new report showing the impact of universities’ ...

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Wednesday 02 May 2012

Students light up Olympic Stadium

University of Wolverhampton students will be competing at the brand new Olympic Stadium this weekend in a national athletics championships. The students will be taking part in the ...

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Tuesday 01 May 2012

Influential civil servants visit University

Senior figures from the civil service in Bangladesh are visiting the University of Wolverhampton to take part in a training programme focused on delivering government reform. The ...

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Micheal Johnson

Tuesday 01 May 2012

Sports psychologist involved in major online experiment with Olympic Gold Medallist Michael Johnson

A University of Wolverhampton sports psychologist has helped to develop an online test for BBC Lab UK’s biggest ever experiment. ‘Can You Compete Under ...

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nidms

Tuesday 01 May 2012

Six major dance organisations, universities and a hospital unite to launch the first National Instit

Over 200 dance professionals joined dance medicine and science leaders at the Royal Society of Medicine to celebrate the opening of the National Institute of Dance Medicine ...

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Professor Geoff Layer and Steve Bull

Tuesday 01 May 2012

Bully puts best foot forward for Walk

Steve Bull swapped the pitch for the lecture theatre to give staff and students at the University of Wolverhampton an insight into his football career.‌ The Wolverhampton ...

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Mary Curnock Cook

Friday 27 April 2012

UCAS head gets lecture series underway

The woman in charge of the body that processes UK university admissions kicked off the first in a series of public lectures at the University of Wolverhampton. Mary Curnock Cook ...

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Music

Thursday 26 April 2012

A University of Wolverhampton academic has had two DVDs created off the back of her research.

Dr Amanda Bayley, of the University’s Department of Music, has been carrying out research into the creative processes of music - particularly looking at the relationship ...

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Art and Design

Monday 23 April 2012

Students rethink everyday objects

Creative students at the University of Wolverhampton have been redesigning everyday objects as part of a special project with a top London museum. Seven students have been ...

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Friday 20 April 2012

Airport design reaches finals of national competition

Construction students at the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after clinching second place in a national competition to design a new terminal at Manchester Airport. The ...

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Thursday 19 April 2012

Copany to represet UK manufacturing excellence at Sciecne Museum

A company that has developed environmentally friendly roof tiles has been selected to take part in an exhibition demonstrating the very best of British manufacturing this ...

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Professor Magi Sque

Wednesday 18 April 2012

Organ donation expert to present lecture

The experiences of bereaved families who donate a relative’s organ to save another person’s life will be the focus of a lecture at the University of ...

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Tuesday 17 April 2012

Unipreneur Challenges sees students tackle business projects

Students have been working with Black Country businesses on an innovative pilot scheme to boost entrepreneurial skills. Unipreneur Challenge has seen teams of University of ...

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Rebecca Edwards

Monday 16 April 2012

Extra Special Ceremony for policing student

The University of Wolverhampton played host to a ceremony with a difference when one of its students swore allegiance to the crown to become a police Special Constable. BSc ...

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Rebecca Edwards

Monday 16 April 2012

Extra Special Ceremony for policing student

The University of Wolverhampton played host to a ceremony with a difference when one of its students swore allegiance to the crown to become a police Special Constable. BSc ...

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Walsall

Monday 16 April 2012

University to host international Judo team for Olympics

The University of Wolverhampton is delighted to have been selected as a training camp for the Australian Judo team for this summer’s Olympics. The Walsall Campus is a ...

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Friday 13 April 2012

Students take on international zumba challenge

Energetic University of Wolverhampton students will be linking up with their counterparts in Japan, Malaysia and Northern Cyprus for a zumba challenge. The special challenge is ...

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Thursday 05 April 2012

Wolverhampton Students’ Union wins National Environmental Award

The University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union is celebrating after being named Most Improved Union at the National Union of Students (NUS) Green Impact Awards. The ...

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University Governor Professor Martin Chambers, Paul Mason, and Vice-Chancellor Professor Geoff Layer

Thursday 05 April 2012

Newsman receives visiting professorship

A journalist who’s been at the forefront of broadcasting about the global financial crisis is being made a Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of ...

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Terry Last

Thursday 05 April 2012

Tarmac CEO awarded honorary degree

Terry Last, Chief Executive Officer of Tarmac, has been given an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration from the University of Wolverhampton. In a ceremony on 4 ...

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Anthony Marsh

Thursday 05 April 2012

Regional ambulance chief picks up award

One of the emergency services’ leading lights has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton. Anthony Marsh, Chief Executive Officer of West Midlands ...

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Glen Mason

Thursday 05 April 2012

Honour for leading social care figure

A leading figure from the Department of Health has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Glen Mason, Director for People, Communities and Local ...

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Wednesday 04 April 2012

Top award for student in property competition

A University of Wolverhampton student has been named as one of the top property students in the country in a national property industry competition, the Association of Women ...

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Wednesday 04 April 2012

New conference accommodation launched

New accommodation for people attending conferences at the University of Wolverhampton’s Telford Campus has opened. The 99 en-suite bedrooms have recently been upgraded and ...

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Ken Harris

Monday 02 April 2012

SU President featured in new booklet

The President of the University of Wolverhampton’s Students’ Union has been featured in a new booklet to celebrate 20 years of new universities. Wolverhampton received ...

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Oliver Twist cover

Friday 30 March 2012

Student designs new Dickens cover

A creative University of Wolverhampton student has won a competition to design the front cover for a new edition of the Charles Dickens classic, Oliver Twist. BA (Hons) ...

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Thursday 29 March 2012

Sports stars celebrated

The achievements of students who have excelled at sport during their time at the University of Wolverhampton have been celebrated at a special event. More than 150 people attended ...

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Thursday 29 March 2012

Graduation to celebrate success

The hard work and dedication of students will be celebrated as hundreds of University of Wolverhampton graduates collect their degree scrolls. Three graduation ceremonies will be ...

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Hon Dr Rajesh Jeetah, Minister of Tertiary Education, Science Research and Technology, Professor Geoff Layer, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton, Mr Ramnath Jeetah Trust and Hon Dr Arvin Bollell G.O.S.K, Minister of Foreign affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade sign the agreement

Wednesday 28 March 2012

New Mauritius branch campus launched

The University of Wolverhampton has launched a new branch campus in Mauritius as part of its commitment to partnership and development for the global economy. Degrees in law and ...

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Reverend Eddie Wynn MBE

Friday 23 March 2012

New Senior Chaplain appointed

A former RAF reverend who has spent time based in Afghanistan has been appointed as the University of Wolverhampton’s Senior Chaplain. The Reverend Eddie Wynn MBE was ...

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The Royal Photographic Society

Thursday 22 March 2012

International exhibition comes to Wolverhampton

Over 100 innovative and striking photographs will be on display in Wolverhampton when a leading international print exhibition comes to the city for the first time in its ...

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Wednesday 21 March 2012

Global poverty campaigners to visit University

Campaigners who are travelling around the world with a presentation to spread the message about global poverty are visiting the University of Wolverhampton as part of a special ...

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Monday 19 March 2012

Guest talk on trade unionism

An expert on Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations will be visiting the University of Wolverhampton Business School to present a guest seminar. Martin Upchurch is Professor of ...

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Thursday 08 March 2012

University puts its Leading Lights in the spotlight

Distinguished figures from the worlds of human rights, law, education and business will take centre stage for an exciting new series of public lectures at the University of ...

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Wednesday 07 March 2012

Students tune up for special performance

Music students at the University of Wolverhampton are tuning up for a special performance alongside an acclaimed military band. The University’s Wind Band has been given the ...

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Wednesday 07 March 2012

Special event for the manufacturing industry

The challenges and opportunities facing the manufacturing industry in the West Midlands and Shropshire will be the focus of a conference hosted by the University of ...

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Tuesday 06 March 2012

Research into brain tumours to be highlighted

Patients and supporters will be given a rare glimpse of pioneering research into brain tumours at a University of Wolverhampton open day. The Brain Tumour UK Neuro-Oncology ...

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Monday 05 March 2012

Help for Third Sector organisations

Charities and social enterprises are being offered advice on how to weather the storm of public spending cuts at a free event organised by the University of Wolverhampton. The ...

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Chris Gibb

Thursday 01 March 2012

Successful launch of emergency planning degrees

Two innovative degrees to provide emergency service and transport industry professionals with additional skills when dealing with major incidents have been launched by the ...

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Professor John Traxler

Tuesday 28 February 2012

Expert to join Sir Bob at education event

A University of Wolverhampton expert on the use of mobile technologies in education will be sharing the bill with Sir Bob Geldof at an international event. Professor John Traxler ...

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Monday 27 February 2012

French students to celebrate graduation

A special graduation ceremony is to take place in France to celebrate the achievements of University of Wolverhampton students. The 31 students have completed a MSc in Advanced ...

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Dennie Wilson

Thursday 23 February 2012

University lecturer appointed to Olympic role

A University of Wolverhampton dance lecturer is to take a lead role in producing the victory ceremonies for the athletics events at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic ...

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Thursday 23 February 2012

University ready for visitors

People hoping to improve their career credentials are invited to an Open Day at the University of Wolverhampton. The event will take place at the Wolverhampton and Walsall ...

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Wednesday 22 February 2012

Procession to celebrate justice

Judges, magistrates and police officers will take part in a procession as part of an annual service to celebrate justice in the region. The University of Wolverhampton is ...

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Wednesday 22 February 2012

Volunteers to receive recognition

Dedicated students who volunteer their time alongside their studies will be recognised at an awards ceremony. Nominations have now opened for the annual University of ...

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Tuesday 21 February 2012

Campus to become an ‘emergency village’

A University campus will be transformed into an ‘emergency village’ to launch two innovative degrees. More than 25 emergency vehicles, including a helicopter and a ...

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Monday 20 February 2012

University hosts Student Employment Week

Students at the University of Wolverhampton are being given handy hints on how to snap up that perfect job as part of Student Employment Week. The University is hosting a range of ...

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