2015 News Articles

Tuesday 22 December 2015

West End star offers students dance and acting tips

West End star offers students dance and acting tips University of Wolverhampton first year Musical Theatre students at the Performance Hub, Walsall Campus, were given dance tips ...

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

China visit shares medical good practice

China visit shares information on medical good practice University of Wolverhampton Reader, Dr Ruoling Chen, visited three medical universities in China recently to share ...

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

Student medal success in British Judo Championships

University of Wolverhampton trained judo players achieved outstanding results at the sport’s British Championships. A total of nine players were entered in various age group ...

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

Graduate returns to University to coach on interview techniques

‌‌A graduate of the University of Wolverhampton has returned to campus with her business to coach final year BA (Hons) Video and Film Production students on ...

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

University race team on track to improve performance

  University race team on track to improve performance The University of Wolverhampton’s Racing Team (UWR) trialled a new battery at an engineering test day recently - ...

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Monday 21 December 2015

Lecture curries favour with chemistry cooking display

Food Glorious Food winner, Chef Rahila Hussain helped University of Wolverhampton Professor Nazira Karodia curry favour with former students recently when she helped to explain ...

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Monday 21 December 2015

Graduate behind first British Sign Language sitcom

‌A graduate of the University of Wolverhampton will see his new sitcom broadcast on Christmas Eve – the first to be devised and performed entirely in sign language by ...

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Thursday 17 December 2015

New building names formally unveiled

The University of Wolverhampton has renamed two of its main buildings at its City Campus.  An official naming ceremony was staged earlier this week led by the ...

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Thursday 17 December 2015

Former student gives script advice on the highs and lows of Hollywood

University of Wolverhampton graduate, Bobby Lee Darby, has written his way to success as a screenwriter in Hollywood and recently gave an inspiring guest lecture to current ...

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Thursday 17 December 2015

New centre given seal of approval by African delegation

The University of Wolverhampton’s new Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL) has been given the official seal of approval by a delegation of partner ...

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Wednesday 16 December 2015

Sports student in Judo medal haul

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Friday 11 December 2015

Flagship manufacturing centre to come to Springfield

The Black Country LEP has approved £7.6m funding a new flagship manufacturing skills centre at the University of Wolverhampton’s new Springfield Campus. The Elite ...

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Friday 04 December 2015

London calling for new University regional officer

 The University of Wolverhampton has opened its latest regional outpost – in London. Currently the University has regional offices in locations including India, Oman, ...

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Wednesday 02 December 2015

Benefits support scheme receives top award from legal society

A unique scheme through which University of Wolverhampton law students help vulnerable people to challenge decisions over their benefits has received an award from the city's Law ...

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Friday 27 November 2015

African entrepreneurship centre to be celebrated

African entrepreneurship centre to be celebrated A University of Wolverhampton centre which supports entrepreneurship and democratic governance in Africa is to be formally ...

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Thursday 26 November 2015

Lecturer to debate migrant human trafficking at international conference

An expert on human trafficking from the University of Wolverhampton will debate the current threats to migrants at a conference in Luxembourg this week. Participating in the ...

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Thursday 26 November 2015

Christmas lectures aimed at prospective primary school teachers

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Wednesday 25 November 2015

Black Friday – is it a clever marketing ploy or a retail disaster?

 In the local high streets and shopping centres store after store have sales on. But it is still several weeks to Christmas when buying at full price is supposed to ...

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Thursday 19 November 2015

Secondary schools take part in Sportfest 2015

Over 150 secondary pupils from across the West Midlands took part in a festival of sport at the University of Wolverhampton. Sportsfest 2015, organised by the Faculty of ...

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Thursday 19 November 2015

Health professions Open Day opens its doors in Burton

The University of Wolverhampton’s Burton Health Education Centre will open its doors to prospective future students this weekend. The Institute of Health Professions invites ...

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

Terrorism and Political Violence

George Kassimeris - Professor of Security Studies The very first thing I tell my students who choose to take my ‘Terrorism and Political Violence’ class is that ...

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

University marks Global Entrepreneurship Week with series of events

The world’s largest celebration of creativity and innovation – Global Entrepreneurship Week (16 – 20 November) – will be marked at the University of ...

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

Drones in modern warfare under discussion at University lecture

Drones – and how they have come to occupy such a large presence in recent conflicts across the world – will come under the spotlight at a lecture at the University of ...

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Friday 13 November 2015

New University Centre brings business support to Hereford

An award-winning business support service has opened in the heart of Hereford’s Enterprise Zone, run by the University of Wolverhampton. The Hereford Business Solutions ...

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Wednesday 11 November 2015

University of Turin students welcomed to Wolverhampton

Students from the University of Turin, Italy, have participated in a month-long visit programme with the University of Wolverhampton. With the programme now in its 16th year, the ...

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Wednesday 11 November 2015

Tours around new Business School and Telford at Open Day

Visitors to the University of Wolverhampton’s Open Day this Saturday (14 November) will have the chance to tour the new £18 million Business School which opened its ...

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Tuesday 10 November 2015

Students learn about sports economics at Molineux Stadium

Sports module students at the University of Wolverhampton’s Business School have turned theory into practice by undertaking lessons at Molineux Stadium, home to ...

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Monday 09 November 2015

Statement following the death of Angad Paul

The University of Wolverhampton would like to express its sincere condolences to the family of its Chancellor, Lord Swraj Paul, following the death of his son Angad on Sunday. ...

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Thursday 05 November 2015

New University Centre brings business support to Hereford

An award-winning business support service is opening in the heart of Hereford’s Enterprise Zone this month, run by the University of Wolverhampton. The Hereford Business ...

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Thursday 05 November 2015

Accreditation strengthens MBA diploma

Business leaders of the future will benefit from a new formal accreditation on a respected University of Wolverhampton postgraduate course.   The University’s Master ...

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Tuesday 03 November 2015

Building students take on project with historic Wolverhampton church

Students at the University of Wolverhampton are giving valuable input into the protection, restoration and future of a historic church in the city. ‌ SS. Mary & ...

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Tuesday 03 November 2015

New members join University governing body

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed three new members to its Board of Governors. Geoff Thompson MBE, Ninder Johal and Tony Collins have all been appointed as independent ...

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Monday 02 November 2015

Science Park celebrates 20 successful years as it enters next phase

Businesses will gather to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the University of Wolverhampton Science Park as the science park prepares to e‌nter its latest phase of ...

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Thursday 29 October 2015

Hollywood casting director shares film industry expertise with students

A leading film industry figure – casting director of ‘Rain Man’ and ‘Good Morning Vietnam’ – has shared her top tips on how to get into the ...

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Monday 26 October 2015

Graduate’s film selected for Africa International Film Festival

A University of Wolverhampton graduate, who has set up his own film and television post-production company, is set to showcase his film at an international festival in Nigeria ...

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Friday 16 October 2015

Alumni bring the Bitesize set to University

University of Wolverhampton graduates from the Faculty of Arts have been commissioned to film an educational series for BBC Bitesize.     Sandeep Rai, graphic design ...

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Friday 16 October 2015

Local businesses input into University Centre Telford provision at launch event

Developing skills and professional development for economic growth in Telford came under the spotlight at the business launch of University Centre Telford (UCT) at Southwater One. ...

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Friday 16 October 2015

Crystal Lecture 2015

The University of Wolverhampton’s annual keynote business lecture is being delivered by the President of the Chartered Management Institute, Mike Clasper.  The lecture ...

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Thursday 15 October 2015

Podium finish at season end for University’s racing team

The team, made up of a combination of University engineering students and staff as well as professional staff, competed as part of the professional 2015 Mono2000 Championships ...

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Thursday 15 October 2015

Trio join together in new partnership to promote the city

The University of Wolverhampton, Wolves and The Mander Centre have joined forces to help promote and celebrate the best of Wolverhampton. The trio of partners have devised the ...

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Monday 12 October 2015

The new female President

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has been appointed the first ever female president of an international group representing quantity surveyors.   Glynis Hampton from the ...

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Wednesday 07 October 2015

University and Bucks team up in deal

The University of Wolverhampton has announced a new sponsorship deal with AFC Telford United as part of its growing presence in the area. As part of the two year package the ...

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Wednesday 07 October 2015

Mander Centre and University of Wolverhampton announce major partnership

Wolverhampton’s Mander Centre and the University of Wolverhampton have committed to a long-term partnership to create learning opportunities for the city’s students ...

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Tuesday 06 October 2015

University welcomes Choirmaster Gareth Malone for BBC show

Musical maestro Gareth Malone paid a visit to the University of Wolverhampton as part of his latest TV series, using its cutting edge facilities to get singers performance-ready. ...

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Tuesday 06 October 2015

University proud to sponsor Wolverhampton Pride

The University of Wolverhampton is one of the key sponsors for this weekend’s annual equality and diversity event in the city. Wolverhampton Pride takes place on Saturday ...

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Tuesday 06 October 2015

University scheme to raise aspirations for children in care

A new scheme designed to encourage more looked after children into higher education has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton. Aspire2Uni, spearheaded by the ...

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Monday 05 October 2015

University pledges support for refugee crisis

The University of Wolverhampton has offered to support 20 refugees as part of a new scholarship programme. The programme is part of a number of measures the University has put ...

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Friday 02 October 2015

Unions commit to working with University to upskill workforce

The University of Wolverhampton has signed an official Memorandum of Understanding with TUC unionlearn to create new opportunities for union members to develop their careers. ...

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Tuesday 29 September 2015

University award for Architect and TV presenter George Clarke

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.    George, whose latest series of Amazing Spaces ...

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Monday 28 September 2015

Music industry supremo given University honour

A music mogul who famously signed The Stone Roses has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.   Paul Birch, founder of Revolver Records, was awarded Honorary ...

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Monday 28 September 2015

Engineering expert awarded honorary degree

A leading engineering director at Jaguar Land Rover has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.  Vehicle Programme Director at Jaguar Land ...

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Monday 28 September 2015

Judge given University honour

A District Judge has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.     District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) Tan Ikram was awarded an ...

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Monday 28 September 2015

Renowned poet awarded honorary degree

A renowned poet has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.   Joanne Bell has been awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the ...

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Friday 25 September 2015

PGCE success for Graduate Teaching Assistants

Fifteen Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) have formally received qualifications from the University of Wolverhampton to further their teaching careers. The GTAs have all ...

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Friday 25 September 2015

Honour for Deaf studies pioneer

A former senior lecturer has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for his pioneering work with the Deaf community.   Born profoundly Deaf, John Hay MBE is an ...

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Friday 25 September 2015

Clare Short receives honour from University

Former Government Minister Clare Short has been awarded with an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Ms Short was MP f‌or Birmingham Ladywood for 27 years ...

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Thursday 24 September 2015

Lord receives University award

A former Home and Education Secretary who has gone on to spearhead the drive to introduce University Technical Colleges in England has been honoured by the University of ...

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Wednesday 23 September 2015

Musician and broadcaster honoured by University

A celebrated jazz singer and broadcaster has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.    ‌ Clare Teal was awarded an at a ceremony on September 21 ...

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Janice Stevens

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Nursing leader awarded Honorary Degree

Influential nursing leader, Professor Janice Stevens CBE, has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.    Professor Stevens was awarded an ...

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Tuesday 22 September 2015

Honorary Fellowship for former Deputy Vice-Chancellor

The former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton has been honoured by the institution for her services to education.   Jane Nelson retired last year from ...

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Tuesday 22 September 2015

University Honour for Medical Pioneer

The University of Wolverhampton has awarded a medical pioneer from the Midlands an Honorary Degree. Professor Rashid Gatrad OBE was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of ...

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Monday 21 September 2015

Expert offers insight into current Northern Irish power sharing problem

A University of Wolverhampton academic has suggested a body to monitor paramilitary activity could offer a way forward in the current Northern Irelands power crisis. Dr Eamonn ...

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Friday 18 September 2015

Paralympic gold medallist receives honorary award from University

 Paralympic gold medallist Danielle Brown MBE has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton today for her outstanding sporting achievements. The three-time World ...

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Wednesday 16 September 2015

City celebrates graduation

Around 3,300 University of Wolverhampton students and their family and friends are set to attend graduation ceremonies at the city’s Grand Theatre. A total of 17 ...

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

‘Write’ honourable members – academics examine politicians’ novels

The reasons why politicians pen novels come under the spotlight in research from University of Wolverhampton academics. Dr Aidan Byrne and Dr Nicola Allen are delving into ...

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

Lecturer gives insight into life of wartime lieutenant

A history visiting lecturer will give a fascinating insight into the life of a young First World War Army Lieutenant when she speaks at a conference later this year.   Dr ...

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

Inspire Wolverhampton boosts graduate employment

The University of Wolverhampton is boosting employment opportunities for graduates in the city with a new placement scheme part funded by the City Council. Inspire Wolverhampton ...

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

The Battle of Britain 75 Years On

“15th September 2015 marks 75 years since what is now known as the Battle of Britain day took place over the summer skies of Britain. Whilst this day in 1940 did not mark ...

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

Wolverhampton and Colombo celebrate together.

Students have celebrated their University of Wolverhampton graduation in ceremonies taking place in Sri Lanka. The British College of Applied Studies in Sri Lanka hosted and ...

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Wednesday 09 September 2015

Inspectors praise University academy

An academy which is part of an educational trust led by the University of Wolverhampton has been praised by OFSTED. Woodhouse Primary Academy in Quinton, Birmingham, is managed ...

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Tuesday 08 September 2015

Cambridge Academics welcome Wolverhampton Academics

A University of Wolverhampton Professor will be taking part in a special conference taking place in Cambridge this month.  Professor Nazira Karodia, of the University’s ...

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Thursday 03 September 2015

Eye-catching artwork on display to public

Glasswork based on war atrocities, a photographic documentary of poverty stricken children in China and an animation where rabbits fight over a carrot are among diverse work ...

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Tuesday 01 September 2015

University of Wolverhampton graduate gains a Beijing bronze

A British athlete who recently graduated from the University of Wolverhampton has won a bronze medal in Beijing. Jarryd Dunn competed in the 4x400m relay for Team GB at the ...

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Tuesday 01 September 2015

University hosts social networking in cyberspace conference

Experts from around the world will attend a major social networking conference at the University of Wolverhampton later this week. The 2015 Social Networking in Cyberspace ...

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Friday 28 August 2015

Former city brewery site to be transformed

Work is due to start next week on the multi-million pound transformation of a derelict brewery site into a centre of excellence for construction education. The University of ...

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Friday 28 August 2015

Lamp procession for celebratory nursing ceremony

Student nurses will take part in a ‘lamp procession’ as part of a special celebration to mark the end of their studies at the University of Wolverhampton. One of the ...

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Tuesday 18 August 2015

New prototyping centre plans move step forward

Plans for a new £10.1m centre providing high specification laboratory and workshop space for science and engineering businesses in Wolverhampton have been submitted. The ...

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Clearing 2015

Thursday 13 August 2015

University gears up for busy time during Clearing

The University of Wolverhampton expects to take thousands of calls this week as it prepares for A-Level results day. As young people around the country pick up their results, the ...

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Wednesday 12 August 2015

Satisfaction on the up at Wolverhampton

Satisfaction levels of students at the University of Wolverhampton have risen according to the results of a new national survey. The National Student Survey (NSS) asks students ...

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Wednesday 12 August 2015

Youth Zone welcomes University gift

The University of Wolverhampton has announced it is to support a new city project designed to giving young people opportunities. The University has become the latest supporter of ...

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Monday 10 August 2015

Wolverhampton students give free legal advice

University of Wolverhampton law students have helped secure more than £600,000 in benefits for disadvantaged and vulnerable claimants. Last year the University set ...

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Monday 10 August 2015

University Centre Telford set to offer outstanding results day support

Expert staff will be on hand in Telford town centre to offer advice and guidance to students picking up their exam results this week. University Centre Telford, a partnership ...

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Monday 10 August 2015

University honours inspirational individuals

Inspirational people are set to be honoured by the University of Wolverhampton at this year’s graduation ceremonies. Awards will be presented to individuals from various ...

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Friday 07 August 2015

University celebrates 40 years of KTP initiative

The University of Wolverhampton will host a celebratory event to mark the 40th anniversary of a successful scheme which boosts businesses through academic collaboration. ...

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Thursday 06 August 2015

Student’s poster design will highlight obesity problems

A thought-provoking poster has been designed by a University of Wolverhampton art student as part of a campaign to tackle obesity.   Zoe Westwood created the ‘eating ...

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Wednesday 05 August 2015

Senior Lecturer wins big

Dr Arun Arjunan Course Leader in Mechanical Engineering and research fellow at the University of Wolverhampton has received an award for outstanding contribution to research is ...

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Monday 03 August 2015

Progressing to success

College students from across the West Midlands have reaped the rewards of their hard work with the help of a scholarship to support their studies at the University of ...

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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Condolence Message: Dr Abdul Kalam

The University of Wolverhampton is sad to announce the death of former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on Monday, 27 July 2015.   Dr Kalam’s ...

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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Exhibitions galore for Wolverhampton Students

 Arts graduates from the University of Wolverhampton are among the few to be selected for the New Art West Midlands 2016 exhibitions. Six graduates from the Faculty of Arts ...

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Monday 27 July 2015

Graduate fast track to international success

‌A University of Wolverhampton graduate has been shortlisted for the Hasselblad Masters Competition. Ashley Pearson, a Pho‌tography graduate from the Faculty of Arts, ...

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Monday 27 July 2015

Sculpting for success

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has been selected as part of an international awards competition Louise Ward, a recent MA graduate of Glass Art from the University’s ...

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Thursday 23 July 2015

National push to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds welcomed

A new drive to ensure students from diverse backgrounds succeed in higher education has been welcomed by the University of Wolverhampton. The Higher Education Funding Council for ...

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Monday 20 July 2015

International interest for innovative web based app

A web based app created by the University of Wolverhampton to help deaf media professionals across Europe has been showcased internationally.   The SignMedia SMART glossary ...

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Monday 20 July 2015

International acclaim for University researcher

A University of Wolverhampton academic has won international commendation for his research into family businesses.   Dr Yong Wang, from the Management Research Centre, won ...

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International Academy launch

Friday 17 July 2015

Cultural celebrations at International Academy Launch

A packed cultural programme took place to celebrate the University of Wolverhampton’s new International Academy at its Telford Innovation Campus.  The Academy provides ...

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Monday 13 July 2015

Launch for initiative to raise pupil aspirations

A new higher education network which aims to raise school pupils’ aspirations is being officially launched this week. The University of Wolverhampton is leading a network of ...

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Wednesday 08 July 2015

European recognition for Rebecca

Rebecca Fleming received the award for Best Woman Quantity Surveyor at the recent Women in Construction and Engineering Awards (Europe).   Rebecca graduated from the ...

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Wednesday 08 July 2015

Here's to achievement

High climbing business and organisations and big achievers celebrated success at the Business Achievement Awards (BAA’s) this year. The BAA’s offer the opportunity to ...

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Wednesday 08 July 2015

Achievements of businesses showcased at awards night

The University of Wolverhampton has celebrated business excellence in the region at a glittering awards ceremony.‌‌ The second Business Achievement Awards were held at ...

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Monday 06 July 2015

New fund launched to boost regional economy

A new £4.2m University of Wolverhampton fund which will help create hundreds of jobs and promote growth has been officially launched. The Green Shoots Plus scheme is funded ...

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Thursday 02 July 2015

University of Wolverhampton just the job for graduates

The number of students from the University of Wolverhampton obtaining jobs or going onto further study following graduation is at record levels. The Destinations of Leavers from ...

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Wednesday 01 July 2015

SciFest is back!

The University of Wolverhampton is gearing up for an event filled with experiments, explosions and a very big robot.      The University’s Faculty of Science ...

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Tuesday 30 June 2015

National recognition for student essay

A Construction Management student from the University of Wolverhampton has achieved national recognition for her academic work.   Rachel Toor submitted an essay on skills ...

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Tuesday 30 June 2015

Opening evening puts spotlight on martial arts coaching

People with a passion for martial arts can find out more about a new degree at the University of Wolverhampton at an open evening this week. The BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching ...

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Monday 29 June 2015

Rewards for an award designer

A University of Wolverhampton student has reaped the rewards of his success with new careers opportunities after designing the awards for a West Midlands ceremony. Illustration ...

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Friday 26 June 2015

Student takes top prize in classic children’s book cover brief

A University of Wolverhampton student has won a national competition to design a cover for a classic children’s book. Lucie Williams was the winner in the Children’s ...

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Thursday 25 June 2015

University Business Awards recognise outstanding achievement

Business excellence will be celebrated by the University of Wolverhampton at an awards ceremony next week. From graduate start-up companies to big name firms, outstanding ...

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Thursday 25 June 2015

University sponsors Boyzone concert

The University of Wolverhampton is one of the major sponsors for Boyzone’s headline show in Telford this weekend as it continues its investment in the town. Thousands of ...

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Wednesday 24 June 2015

Recognition for innovative science building

The University of Wolverhampton’s new £22 million Rosalind Franklin Science Centre has received recognition from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.  The ...

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Wednesday 24 June 2015

Student scoops national prize for academic writing

A University of Wolverhampton student has won a prestigious national prize for her academic writing. Emma Johnston won the undergraduate Critical Writing Prize 2015 for the best ...

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ArtsFest

Tuesday 23 June 2015

University students in national design show

Students from the University of Wolverhampton will be showcasing their artistic talent in a prestigious national design show in London. The New Designers Show at the Business ...

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Monday 22 June 2015

To University and back, in a spacecraft

The Faculty of Science and Engineering welcomed four Wolverhampton schools to the university’s campus for the final of the Space Model Competition in association with RAF ...

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Monday 22 June 2015

FAIM comes to the Midlands

Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM) 2015 will take place in the Midlands this year. The conference will address the themes of Advanced Design, High Value ...

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Monday 22 June 2015

New international work placement opportunities for students

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded over 600,000 Euros to provide new international work placements opportunities for students and graduates. The funding will enable ...

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Friday 19 June 2015

Business partnership leads to national award nomination

The University of Wolverhampton and ZF Lemforder UK have been nominated in the Adult Learners Week Regional Awards for 2015. The awards took place on Monday, 15 June at 8 ...

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Thursday 18 June 2015

Health Experts investigate the future of NHS leadership.

A Nursing academic has been appointed to play a central role in an inquiry committee looking at the future of the NHS. Professor Laura Serrant of the University of Wolverhampton ...

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Wednesday 17 June 2015

Celebrating innovation for SPEED Plus 2015

Members of staff and beneficiaries of the SPEED Plus project will be celebrating its success to date in a celebration event for 2015. The SPEED Plus Celebrating Success Event will ...

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Monday 15 June 2015

University racing team celebrates first place

The University of Wolverhampton Racing team took to the winner’s podium for the first time at the weekend at the famed Silverstone race circuit. ‌The team, made up of a ...

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Student Degree Fashion Show

Friday 12 June 2015

Graduate fashion show showcases student creations

Students saw their creations come to life on the catwalk as part of the University of Wolverhampton’s Graduate Fashion Show. ‌ The show, held at The Grand Station, ...

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Friday 12 June 2015

Burton opens doors to future nurses

The University of Wolverhampton’s Burton Campus will open its doors to prospective future students on its upcoming open day. The Institute of Health Professions invites ...

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Thursday 11 June 2015

Flying high with the Cosford Air Show

University of Wolverhampton experts will be sharing their insights into the history and science by taking part in this year’s RAF Cosford Air Show. The University is ...

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Wednesday 10 June 2015

University to host war series lecture

The loss of air superiority in the Far East during the Second World War will be the focus of a lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. The event is part of the RAF ...

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Monday 08 June 2015

University to host commissioning masterclass

A masterclass for people involved in commissioning public services will be held at the University of Wolverhampton. Aimed particularly at NHS and Local Government commissioners, ...

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Friday 05 June 2015

Reforming FIFA: We Have a Long Way to Go

Since Sepp Blatter announced his resignation as FIFA president there has, understandably, been much media coverage welcoming this event. However, as some have mentioned there is ...

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Science Lab

Tuesday 02 June 2015

Hi-tech labs revolutionise science education at University

Students are benefiting from a flexible and innovative approach to lectures within the pioneering hi-tech labs at the University of Wolverhampton’s new £22 million ...

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Monday 01 June 2015

Shrewsbury Student helps save Village

A student has achieved success in a bid to stop building works going ahead in her village with the support of knowledge gained in her course module. Rebecca Whitfield has just ...

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Monday 01 June 2015

Staffordshire based student named as National Illustration competition winner

A University of Wolverhampton Illustration student has been named as the big winner of an Illustration competition. The competition has been set up by The Orion Publishing Group ...

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Friday 29 May 2015

University to host global partnership event in Malaysia

The University of Wolverhampton is to host a special event in Malaysia to celebrate its work with international partners in increasing access to higher education. The University ...

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Thursday 28 May 2015

New business building to be named after University Chancellor

The University of Wolverhampton’s new business school development is to be named the Lord Swraj Paul Building, it has been announced. The £18 million project is a ...

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Thursday 28 May 2015

Discover stop animation at University event for all the family

Animators from Shaun the Sheep and the original Beatles Yellow Submarine film will talk about their work as part of an event for the University of Wolverhampton’s Artsfest ...

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ArtsFest

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Launch for University’s School of Art

The University of Wolverhampton will celebrate its rich artistic heritage and welcome a new era of arts at a special event next week. Figures from the art world and local ...

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Thursday 21 May 2015

University student shortlisted for prestigious annual Design Award

Lucie Williams, a student at the University, has been shortlisted by Penguin Random House UK for its prestigious annual Design Award.  The 2015 Penguin Random House Design ...

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Thursday 21 May 2015

Theatres for All Project comes to Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre will be partnering up with an international arts company to run a new theatre Project. The University’s Arena ...

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Thursday 21 May 2015

European Playwriting Project to take off in Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre will be working in collaboration with Creative Europe this year with the second of two Small Scale Cooperation projects. POP ...

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Wednesday 20 May 2015

University takes part in Multiplier Conference to promote their Language project

International Academy Staff at the University of Wolverhampton present their EU funded project at a Multiplier Conference in Cáceres, Spain. The ‘Languages in ...

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Friday 15 May 2015

New University Centre opens up to Telford public for fun day

A community day is being held this weekend to showcase what the new University Centre Telford has to offer. The centre is based on the top floor of Southwater One and is run by ...

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Thursday 14 May 2015

The Student Nursing Times Awards

Members of staff and students from the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing celebrated the success of their hard work this month in the Student Nursing Times Awards. Staff ...

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Thursday 14 May 2015

Dementia Awareness Week in Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton will be hosting events across it’s campuses to support Dementia Awareness Week. Events will be taking place throughout the week commencing ...

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Wednesday 13 May 2015

Enterprising students get creative to boost local charities

Business students from the University of Wolverhampton raised more than £20,000 for charity as part of learning about enterprise. Around 200 second year students from ...

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Wednesday 13 May 2015

University of Wolverhampton plays key role in National Holiday Confidence Index

Pre-election worries may have accounted for the mood of uncertainty picked up by the latest Holiday Confidence Index (HCI) on whether or not to take an overseas holiday this ...

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Tuesday 12 May 2015

University unveils ambitious major investment plan

The University of Wolverhampton has announced details of a £250m plan to invest in education, training and to support economic growth. The multi-million pound plan outlines ...

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Tuesday 12 May 2015

National Awards recognise a winning partnership

A programme to develop both the University of Wolverhampton and ZF Lemforder UK has led to a big win in the National EEF Awards. The partnership between ZF Lemforder UK Ltd and ...

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Monday 11 May 2015

Celebration of University sporting achievements

University of Wolverhampton student sporting teams and players were celebrated at an annual end of year awards.‌ The University’s Institute of Sport Sports Awards 2015 ...

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Monday 11 May 2015

Research Award for University Professor

An academic from the University of Wolverhampton has been unearthed as one of the big winners of a notable international award. Professor Mike Fullen, a leading international ...

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Friday 08 May 2015

Employment and Volunteering Awards 2015

  The awards were organised by The Workplace and celebrate the hardworking achievements of students who have dedicated time, effort and commitment to their working and ...

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Friday 08 May 2015

University strengthens links with India

               A delegation from the University of Wolverhampton met with Government ministers and royalty during a successful trip India ...

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Friday 08 May 2015

The New Age of Healthcare education

A University of Wolverhampton Professor will be collaborating with a visiting scholar from Kazakhstan to develop a new kind of healthcare education ...

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Thursday 07 May 2015

Italian Students visit Telford

An international visit took place in April giving Italian students the opportunity to explore the Midlands and beyond. The Academy hosted a visit for 140, 17 and 18 year old ...

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Thursday 30 April 2015

University praised by education watchdogs

The University of Wolverhampton has been praised for the quality of its teaching and learning following an audit by education watchdogs.   The Quality Assurance Agency ...

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Thursday 30 April 2015

Professor to discuss ‘Improbable War’

A renowned Professor will visit the University of Wolverhampton next week to discuss the possibility of conflict between the US and China.   Christopher Coker, Professor of ...

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Thursday 30 April 2015

Innovative nursing teaching shortlisted for award

Collaborative teaching has led to the University of Wolverhampton being shortlisted for a national nursing education award. The University is listed for the Teaching Innovation of ...

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Wednesday 29 April 2015

Event to celebrate culture in Wolverhampton

A celebration of different cultures featuring music, dance and traditional food will take place at the University of Wolverhampton this week. The International Fair aims to bring ...

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Wednesday 29 April 2015

Students train as Cyber Warriors

University of Wolverhampton computing students have trained as ‘cyber warriors’ in a bid to tackle hackers and boost their career prospects. Six students from the ...

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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Showcasing Student Fundraising Efforts

Students from the University of Wolverhampton will reap the rewards of their success in an exhibition to showcase and celebrate their charity achievements. The Student Fundraising ...

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Tuesday 28 April 2015

University launches arts festival

A new arts festival to celebrate the creative and cultural life of the region is being launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The first Artsfest will take place from 9 May ...

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Tuesday 28 April 2015

University offers support to students following Nepal earthquake

Nepalese students at the University of Wolverhampton are being offered support following this weekend’s devastating earthquake. The University has many links with Nepal, ...

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Monday 27 April 2015

University to celebrate arts and culture at House of Lords

The University of Wolverhampton is to celebrate the arts and creative industries at a prestigious event at the House of Lords. The reception, hosted by the University’s ...

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Friday 24 April 2015

Open day for fire and rescue course

People who are interested in pursuing a career in the fire and rescue service are invited to an open day. The University of Wolverhampton has launched a BSc (Hons) Fire and ...

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Friday 24 April 2015

Wolverhampton academic to feature in BBC documentary

A University of Wolverhampton war studies expert is to feature in a BBC documentary about the Gallipoli Campaign. Stephen Badsey, Professor of Conflict Studies, will feature in ...

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Friday 17 April 2015

Charity challenges for Abigail

A University of Wolverhampton student is taking part in two charity events as part of her bid to be crowned Miss Black Country. Abigail Golding, who is studying for a Fashion ...

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Wednesday 15 April 2015

University in multi-million pound engineering investment

The University of Wolverhampton has announced it is investing £12m in new state-of-the-art facilities and courses to help create the next generation of skilled ...

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Wednesday 15 April 2015

Acclaimed politics Professor to give insight into leadership

An internationally-renowned politics professor will offer insight into political leadership when he visits the University of Wolverhampton next week.   Professor Archie ...

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Monday 13 April 2015

University to bring business know-how to Hereford

The University of Wolverhampton has announced it is to set up its award winning business support service at the heart of Hereford’s Enterprise Zone. It has agreed with the ...

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Monday 13 April 2015

Graduates launch unique sports website and app

Budding athletes hoping to ‘up their game’ using sports psychology are set to benefit from a new sport and exercise app designed by two University of Wolverhampton ...

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Wednesday 08 April 2015

Sporting fun on offer for families

A fun day will encourage families to get active as part of a festival of sport at the University of Wolverhampton. The day, hosted by the University’s Institute of Sport, ...

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Wednesday 08 April 2015

Chancellor Lord Paul gifts £1m to the University

The University of Wolverhampton is delighted to announce that it has received a £1m (Rupees 10 crores) donation from its Chancellor, the Rt. Hon. Lord Paul of Marylebone PC. ...

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Thursday 02 April 2015

Bravery accolade winner in third graduation

A heroine who was awarded one of the highest awards in the land for bravery has celebrated her third graduation from the University of Wolverhampton. Lisa Potts Webb was awarded ...

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Thursday 02 April 2015

Visit to strengthen relationships in India

A delegation from the University of Wolverhampton is to visit India to further strengthen education and business links and build new relationships.The visit from 13-17 April 2015 ...

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Wednesday 01 April 2015

University works on projects to tackle youth unemployment

A new training app is being developed by University of Wolverhampton academics to tackle unemployment among young people by encouraging them to launch their own ...

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Tuesday 31 March 2015

New partnership with Ethiopian University

A new partnership to work together on research and teaching opportunities has been agreed between the University of Wolverhampton and an Ethiopian institution. A team from Addis ...

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Tuesday 31 March 2015

Honour for sugar treatment researcher

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton lecturer who is researching the healing effect of sugar on wounds has received a prestigious international accolade. Senior Lecturer in ...

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Monday 30 March 2015

Plans to redevelop former brewery site submitted

‌   ‌ Multi-million pound plans to transform a former brewery site and create a hub for construction education in Wolverhampton have now been ...

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Monday 30 March 2015

University and Carillion join forces

The University of Wolverhampton and Carillion have signed a new agreement which will see them working together more closely in the future. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was ...

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Friday 27 March 2015

Hustings event to highlight Sikh Manifesto

A hustings event to engage local politicians with the Sikh community is to be held at the University of Wolverhampton.The aim of the event is for politicians and parliamentary ...

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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Award for partnership with automotive company

‌A partnership between the University of Wolverhampton and a leading automotive company to develop training opportunities has won a prestigious manufacturing award.‌ ...

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Monday 23 March 2015

Debate to discuss poverty in Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton will be hosting a guest talk focused on poverty in the Black Country this week.  The discussion on poverty in the city will include an array ...

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Friday 20 March 2015

Wolverhampton graduate named as one of the winners for New Arts West Midlands competition

    A Fine Art graduate from The University of Wolverhampton has been named as one of The New Art West Midlands competition winners. Kathleen Fabre, a freelance artist ...

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Friday 20 March 2015

School students Pitch for business challenge

Entrepreneurs of tomorrow from schools across the Midlands will be pitching their bright ideas to business leaders at a University of Wolverhampton enterprise event. The Pitch ...

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Thursday 19 March 2015

University’s racing car gets first outing

The University of Wolverhampton’s racing car has taken its first successful run around the famous track at Donnington Park. Student engineers have been busy preparing the ...

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Wednesday 18 March 2015

Award recognises efforts of big-hearted students

The University of Wolverhampton has received a prestigious award in recognition of the phenomenal voluntary work undertaken by students in the community. Its Careers, Enterprise ...

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Monday 09 March 2015

New air power lecture series launched

Official squeamishness and the Bomber Offensive of the Second World War will be the focus of a prestigious lecture hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. The Trenchard ...

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Tuesday 03 March 2015

Academic’s research to form part of major new exhibition

Research conducted by a University of Wolverhampton academic into the Lord Baldwin Fund for Refugees will feature in a major national exhibition.   Dr Richard Hawkins, Reader ...

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Monday 02 March 2015

University hosts 11th Annual Justice Service

Legal representatives and high profile dignitaries will process through the city centre as part of the University of Wolverhampton’s annual Justice Service being held later ...

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Monday 02 March 2015

Lord Winston to inspire audience at UTC Open Evening

Lord Robert Winston will inspire the healthcare professionals of the future when he gives a special talk at an event to promote the new Health Futures University Technical College ...

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Wednesday 25 February 2015

Wolverhampton helps bring Shaun the Sheep to life

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has played a leading role in transforming a furry star from small screen sheep to a big screen celebrity. Richard Phelan, who studied BA ...

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Wednesday 25 February 2015

University to improve Walsall Campus access following investment

The University of Wolverhampton plans to make its Walsall Campus more accessible to the public following investment of more than £50 million in the site. A major ...

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Friday 20 February 2015

University of Wolverhampton students came top in national awards

Talented University of Wolverhampton students have received national recognition for success in their specialist areas. Two BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology (Respiratory) students, ...

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Friday 20 February 2015

University teams up with RAF Museum Cosford to offer out of this world opportunities

Pupils can design a spacecraft with the help of genuine aviation specialists thanks to the University of Wolverhampton. The University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering ...

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Wednesday 18 February 2015

Mauritius Registrar appointed

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Registrar to drive forward the development of its branch campus in Mauritius. Moss Garde will travel to Mauritius on 27 ...

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Tuesday 17 February 2015

University to sponsor Deaffest

The University of Wolverhampton will be the main sponsor of Deaffest 2015, the UK’s leading Deaf-led film and arts festival. Deaffest will take place in Wolverhampton from ...

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Monday 16 February 2015

£4.3 million awarded to boost regional economy

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded an additional £4.3 million to help businesses in the West Midlands region to flourish and grow. Funding for the scheme, ...

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Tuesday 10 February 2015

Top tourism rating for campus accommodation

Conference accommodation at a University of Wolverhampton campus has been given a top rating by the national tourist board, confirming the high standard of facilities. Visit ...

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Monday 09 February 2015

Lord Heseltine visits city

Lord Heseltine visited the University of Wolverhampton Science Park to discuss the region’s strategy for growing business. The former Deputy Prime Minister was hosted by the ...

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Wednesday 04 February 2015

Living Schools Lab shares best practice across European Schools

Innovative ways of using technology in education are being shared among hundreds of teachers as part of a project involving the University of Wolverhampton. The Living Schools Lab ...

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Tuesday 03 February 2015

MP impressed by business start-up scheme

The Rt Hon Francis Maude MP visited the University of Wolverhampton to highlight social enterprise and discover how its successful business start-up scheme is assisting graduate ...

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Tuesday 03 February 2015

University appoints new Chair of Governors

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Chair of Governors. Dr Simon Walford is a retired Consultant Physician and former Medical Director at the Royal ...

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Friday 30 January 2015

New partnerships forged in India

New partnerships have been agreed with education institutions and a business organisation in India as part of a special visit by the University of Wolverhampton. Vice-Chancellor ...

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Wednesday 28 January 2015

University of Wolverhampton Design students showcase skills in national competition

‌University of Wolverhampton design students were selected to take part in a prestigious national competition at the London Boat Show.William Morris and Richard Marshall were ...

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Wednesday 28 January 2015

Shrewsbury gun-maker sets their sights high

A Shrewsbury-based bespoke gunmaker is hoping to double their sales thanks to support from the European funded Eureka! Moment project and the University of ...

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Friday 23 January 2015

Vice-Chancellor on course for Rajasthan trip

The University of Wolverhampton’s Vice-Chancellor has been invited to help start one of the world’s biggest marathons. Professor Geoff Layer has been invited to join a ...

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