2016 Articles

Friday 23 December 2016

New website promotes manufacturing growth

The Elite Centre for Manufacturing has launched a new website designed to promote its course offer including specialist apprenticeships as well as short courses. The Elite ...

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Tuesday 20 December 2016

University stages event for children from care backgrounds

The University of Wolverhampton staged an event for children and their families recently – inviting them to watch the ‘Wizard of Oz’ performed by local touring ...

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Monday 19 December 2016

Bank hosts event to help raise interest in Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton teamed up with NatWest Bank recently to host an apprenticeship seminar – outlining degree apprenticeship opportunities available for local ...

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Monday 19 December 2016

Video students go the distance on Europe internship

University of Wolverhampton students went the distance recently when they snapped up internships in Malta. Ravi Kumar, 21 from Tipton, and Kamilah Halliday, 25 from Quinton, ...

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Thursday 15 December 2016

New Head of Research Services appointed

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Head of Research Services. Clare McCauley is currently the interim University Secretary at Wolverhampton, and will begin her ...

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Tuesday 13 December 2016

“Emergency services are heading for disaster” – say academic researchers

Continued attacks on public sector employment in the age of austerity have left frontline emergency services bereft of morale, stressed and under-valued, concludes new research by ...

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Tuesday 13 December 2016

Experts share international stage with Burmese leader

University of Wolverhampton inclusive education experts shared the stage of a major international event with State Counsellor of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi. The prominent ...

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Monday 12 December 2016

Book a place at University’s 50 year English celebration

The University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Arts is celebrating 50 years of English at a prestigious event being held in the city centre. The Golden Anniversary celebration ...

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Monday 12 December 2016

Graduate’s band review hits the right note with Fred Perry

A former University of Wolverhampton student is hitting all the right notes with his indie band, Semantics – having been singled out recently in Fred Perry’s ...

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Monday 12 December 2016

Animation student has designs on bringing death education to life

A University of Wolverhampton student is getting animated about winning a design contest recently. Sadie Buckley, 19 from Stone in Stafford, entered a competition run by CEDAR ...

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Monday 12 December 2016

University Progression Scholarship helps inspire students to aim higher

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated with students who have benefited from receiving scholarship funding to help them aim higher with their education. The University’s ...

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Monday 12 December 2016

University extends its learning reach across the globe

Students from countries across the globe have joined the University of Wolverhampton to study on its International Foundation Year course. The course, which is offered by the ...

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Monday 12 December 2016

First students start course at new medical institute

More than 20 hospital doctors have become the first students at an innovative new medical institute in Wolverhampton. The new Academic Institute of Medicine (AIM) is a partnership ...

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Friday 09 December 2016

Female literacy linked to teenage pregnancies in Africa

A high teenage pregnancy rate in Africa is directly linked to poor female literacy, researchers have found. The continent has one of the highest levels of teenage pregnancies in ...

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Thursday 08 December 2016

Experts support youth entrepreneurship in Africa

Young entrepreneurs in Africa are set to benefit from enterprising insights from University of Wolverhampton experts. Academics from the Centre for African Entrepreneurship and ...

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Thursday 08 December 2016

£4million redevelopment officially launched

A £4million redevelopment at the University of Wolverhampton has been officially unveiled at a special festive event. The recently completed City Centre Campus project is ...

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Thursday 08 December 2016

Inspirational lecturer scoops national teaching award

An inspirational University of Wolverhampton lecturer has received a prestigious national award recognising excellence in teaching. Dr Sarah Sherwin, has been awarded a National ...

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Thursday 08 December 2016

International cricket star Joe Root to visit University

One of the world’s top cricketers Joe Root will share his sporting expertise with University of Wolverhampton students through a new partnership. The University is ...

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Wednesday 07 December 2016

University secures £8 million funding for disadvantaged young people

The University of Wolverhampton has secured over £8 million funding to help increase the number of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to progress into higher ...

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

City’s first ever literary festival will kick off in January

Wolverhampton is hosting its first ever literary festival with a host of celebrated home-grown literary and musical talent set to appear at city venues. The Wolverhampton Original ...

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

Christmas extravaganza to celebrate the best in the city

A Christmas extravaganza is coming to Wolverhampton as part of a special free event to celebrate the city. The University of Wolverhampton, Wolves FC and The Mander Centre are ...

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

Smart City network on the way

The University of Wolverhampton has joined forces with The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership and many other key stakeholders to establish the Black Country Smart City ...

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

Conference explores dying well

The Dying Well Autumn Conference attracted over 90 delegates who listened to seven speakers and contributed to the subsequent 'Question Time'.  Organised by Interfaith ...

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Monday 05 December 2016

Largest survey of UK Sikhs launched by University

Academics from the University of Wolverhampton have joined forces with the Sikh Network to develop the largest and most comprehensive survey of UK Sikhs. Findings from the UK Sikh ...

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Monday 05 December 2016

Students build on community success

University of Wolverhampton students are building on their recent success by helping to survey community buildings in Telford. Telford & Wrekin Council recently announced that ...

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Student artist brews up success with eye-catching installation

  A University of Wolverhampton art student is brewing up a successful career after creating an art installation for local brewery, Marston’s, newly refurbished offices ...

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Students enhance career credentials at law fair

The next generation of legal professionals have enhanced their career credentials at a University of Wolverhampton law fair. More than 100 current students and graduates attended ...

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Hervé Mallet Appointed as President and CEO of McInnis Cement

Former University of Wolverhampton business degree student, Hervé Mallet has been appointed President and Chief Executive of McInnis Cement. McInnis Cement is a ...

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Students bank on success with enterprising ideas

Students showed off their entrepreneurial skills recently when they took part in a competition to promote enterprise at the University of Wolverhampton. The Santander Pitch is ...

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Ceramics lecturer fired up about election to international academy

David Jones, Senior Lecturer in Ceramics at the University of Wolverhampton, has been elected to the Council of International Academy of Ceramics (IAC). The Academy is the only ...

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Tuesday 29 November 2016

Lecture about Labour’s ‘greatest leader’

The Labour Party’s greatest leader will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. The lecture about Clement Attlee will take place on ...

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Tuesday 29 November 2016

University sponsors FA Cup second round tie

The University of Wolverhampton is proud to be sponsoring an FA Cup second round match. Macclesfield Town will take on Oxford United on Friday, 2 December 2016 at the Moss Rose ...

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Monday 28 November 2016

University is first in the world to be accredited by national institute

The University of Wolverhampton is the first in the world to have its courses accredited by the Quantity Surveyors International (QSi). The QSi is the only professional body which ...

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Monday 28 November 2016

Director nets new European role

A University of Wolverhampton director has been recognised for her commitment to sport with a role on a new European group. Kay Biscomb, Director of the Institute of Sport, has ...

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Monday 28 November 2016

Local pupils create resources to promote university

The University of Wolverhampton put pupils from Colton Hills Community School through their promotional paces recently as part of a wider, national scheme to inspire people to ...

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Friday 25 November 2016

National award for outstanding support for students

The University of Wolverhampton has won the Outstanding Support for Students award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016, held in association with Santander Universities. The ...

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Thursday 24 November 2016

University flags up the fight to end violence against women

University of Wolverhampton staff have flagged up support for the ‘Orange Wolverhampton’ campaign – joining other campaigners in the global fight to end violence ...

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Thursday 24 November 2016

Lecture on the ‘illegitimacy of Brexit’

The ‘illegitimacy of Brexit’ will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton next week. Professor Pavlos Eleftheriadis from the ...

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Thursday 24 November 2016

Pitch perfect for new 3G Facility at Walsall

A new state of the art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch was opened at the University of Wolverhampton today with the help of Walsall and Wolves first team stars. The ...

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Thursday 24 November 2016

New CEO appointed to lead academy trust

A leading education expert has been appointed Chief Executive of an academy trust which oversees 13 schools in the West Midlands and Staffordshire. Professor Michelle Lowe will ...

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Wednesday 23 November 2016

University urges Tuesday giving for brain tumour research

The University of Wolverhampton will be taking part in #GivingTuesday this year to raise money for its dedicated Neuro-Oncology Research Centre. The Research Centre is leading the ...

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Wednesday 23 November 2016

Writer campaigns to feed African San (bushman) children on their quest for education

A writer and lecturer who lived amongst a group of indigenous people in a remote part of Africa has embarked on a fundraising mission to help feed and educate their ...

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Thursday 17 November 2016

Seminars start-up for business in Wyre Forest

The launch of Wyre Forest Business Solutions Centre (WFBSC) in October saw the University of Wolverhampton extend its offering to local businesses across the region. This month ...

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Thursday 17 November 2016

Acclaimed author to offer insight into manic depression at lecture

An acclaimed author will give a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton next week, discussing issues around her latest book, which documents a year-long episode of manic ...

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Wednesday 16 November 2016

Conference to discuss dying well

Leading experts in palliative and end of life care are to attend an interfaith conference in Wolverhampton. The Dying Well conference will take place on Saturday 19th November ...

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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Live Autumn Statement Event 2016

This November Philip Hammond will deliver his first Autumn Statement as Chancellor and will set out his plans for the UK economy in preparation for Brexit. On Wednesday 23rd ...

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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Italian students get a slice of university life

Eight students from the University of Turin in Italy attended lectures at the University of Wolverhampton during a month long visit recently. The students stayed on campus at the ...

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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Leading UK bank opens doors on campus

Santander UK’s new branch at the University of Wolverhampton was officially opened yesterday (Tuesday, 15 November) by the bank’s Deputy CEO and Head of Retail & ...

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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Olympic medallist to visit Open Day

Olympic medallist and new student Kristian Thomas will be sharing his experiences of life at the University of Wolverhampton at its next Open Day. Gymnast Kristian, who won bronze ...

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Thursday 10 November 2016

Researcher to investigate alcoholism drug to treat pancreatic cancer

University of Wolverhampton researcher, Professor Weiguang Wang, has been awarded more than £73,000 by Pancreatic Cancer UK to investigate the effectiveness of using a ...

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Thursday 10 November 2016

Find out more at Burton open day

People interested in studying health courses in Burton are invited to an open day hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. Experts will be on hand at the Burton Education Centre ...

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Thursday 10 November 2016

Funding is on target to increase Degree Level Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton has been successful in applying for funding to boost its Degree Level Apprenticeship programme as it develops its new Apprenticeship Hub in the ...

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Tuesday 08 November 2016

Event for entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs hoping to set up their own business are invited to a free event at the University of Wolverhampton. The entrepreneurship workshop will take place at The ...

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Tuesday 08 November 2016

TV historian to visit University

Acclaimed historian and broadcaster Dominic Sandbrook will share insights into popular culture and social change during a visit to the University of Wolverhampton. The presenter ...

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Monday 07 November 2016

Universities KEEN to support business growth

West Midlands’ universities are working together to support businesses to increase growth and profitability in the region as part of a multi-million pound project. The ...

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Monday 07 November 2016

Leading historian to present guest lecture

A leading historian is to present a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton focused on the power struggles in Europe in the run-up to the First World War. Sir Richard ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Vice-Chancellor to highlight research challenges and changes

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton will highlight changes and challenges in academic research at a public lecture next week. Professor Geoff Layer will be ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Football coach returns to home turf for lecture

A University of Wolverhampton sports graduate who is head coach of a top women’s football team in America is returning to home turf for a guest lecture. Laura Harvey is head ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Corsets, cocktail dresses and utility clothes – project charts a history of fashion and museums

Corsets, cocktail dresses and utility clothes – project charts a history of fashion, shopping and museums   A museum’s collection of unsold shop stock has ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Student film clinches top place at Royal Television Awards

A film made by University of Wolverhampton Video and Film Production graduates has clinched top place at this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) Midlands Centre Awards ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

New fund to boost research spinoff companies

A new investment fund aimed at taking research from the laboratory to the commercial world has been set up by the University of Wolverhampton and Caparo. The £400,000 CIC ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Engineering student takes pole position with F1 job

A University of Wolverhampton engineering graduate has raced ahead of the competition by bagging a role at Mercedes Formula One. Nathan Tupper, 23 from Petersfield, Hampshire, was ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Free theatre competition taster readings offer a flavour of Europe

Members of the public are being offered the opportunity to vote for a winning play which will be performed at the University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre before touring ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Law firm’s sponsorship deal with university races into action

A Midlands law firm has unveiled a new sponsorship deal to keep the University of Wolverhampton’s Formula 3 team on the winning track. FBC Manby Bowdler, which has its ...

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Tuesday 01 November 2016

Project to give new recognition to historic female travel writers

Historic travel accounts written by women will gain increased recognition thanks to a project led by a University of Wolverhampton researcher. Dr Benjamin Colbert has received ...

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Tuesday 01 November 2016

Top marks for new science centre as building hits the heights

An official ‘Topping Out’ ceremony was held recently at the University of Wolverhampton’s £10.1 million Science, Technology and Prototyping Centre which is ...

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Tuesday 01 November 2016

University scheme to raise aspirations for children in care

A scheme designed to encourage more looked after children into higher education has been launched for the second time by the University of Wolverhampton. Aspire2Uni, delivered by ...

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Monday 31 October 2016

Mentor scheme inspires budding solicitors

Law students at the University of Wolverhampton are gaining insights into the legal profession through a mentor scheme with a top local firm. DWF in Birmingham offers a mentoring ...

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Monday 31 October 2016

Chalk up a new career

People hoping to inspire the next generation of doctors, engineers and writers can find out more about a career in teaching at the University of Wolverhampton. A ‘Choose to ...

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Friday 28 October 2016

Wolverhampton medal artist collects prestigious award

One of the highest honours in the world of medal art has been awarded to an acclaimed Wolverhampton artist. Ron Dutton, former head of sculpture at Wolverhampton School of Art, ...

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Friday 28 October 2016

University Celebrates Entrepreneurship in the Armed Forces Community
 


The University of Wolverhampton’s award winning business-start up programme, ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’, has bestowed nine ‘outstanding ...

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Friday 28 October 2016

New demolition degree builds skills for the future of construction

An agreement has been reached that will see the UK’s first ever degree course for demolition launched next year in the Black Country. The Institute for Demolition Engineers ...

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Friday 28 October 2016

University captures an audience in Latvia for its use of technology

A delegation of staff from the University of Wolverhampton recently visited Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) in Latvia to share their expertise on the use of ...

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Thursday 27 October 2016

National role for learning disabilities student

A University of Wolverhampton student will be influencing Government policies around learning disabilities as part of a national steering group. Elizabeth Bailey has been chosen ...

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Thursday 27 October 2016

Top recognition for breastfeeding support

The University of Wolverhampton has received top recognition for the training provided to health visiting students to encourage mothers to breastfeed. Following a rigorous ...

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Tuesday 25 October 2016

Law student project nominated for national award

A unique project which sees law students help vulnerable people challenge decisions over their benefits is in the running for a national award.  For the last two years, ...

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Monday 24 October 2016

Go-ahead given for next phase of Springfield Campus

The latest plans by the University of Wolverhampton to transform a derelict brewery into a £100m education hub for construction and the built environment have been given the ...

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Monday 24 October 2016

New peptide research could alter sperm motility and impact on male fertility

A new form of male contraception and enhanced fertility treatments could both soon be a reality thanks to pioneering work from two University of Wolverhampton ...

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Friday 21 October 2016

University event inspires girls to get into science

The University of Wolverhampton recently hosted girls from local schools to help inspire them to positively engage in science based subjects. Over 50 10 and 11 year old girls from ...

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Black Country faces rising need for food banks

Food banks across the Black Country face mounting pressure in the coming months as demand is predicted to reach an all-time high, an academic has found. Dr Steve Iafrati, Senior ...

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Award winning service offers business solutions in Wyre Forest

The University of Wolverhampton has extended its support for local businesses across the region by opening a new University Business Solutions Centre (BSC) in Kidderminster. Based ...

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Lecture to mark 90th anniversary of Black History Month

A free public lecture will be held at the University of Wolverhampton to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Black History Month.  Guest speaker Dr Peter D’Sena, Senior ...

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Former special advisor appointed to new role

A former government special advisor is joining the University of Wolverhampton in a new role focused on understanding the regional economy and influencing the policies that will ...

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Tuesday 18 October 2016

International partnership agreed

An international partnership which enables students from the Netherlands to gain work experience in West Midlands companies will be expanded through an agreement with the ...

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Tuesday 18 October 2016

London event celebrates alumni

Graduates and special guests celebrated a year of the University of Wolverhampton’s London office at the Imperial War Museum.‌ The event was hosted as a reunion for ...

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Thursday 13 October 2016

£2.3m project to support entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs are to receive help getting their businesses off the ground through a new £2.3million project led by the University of Wolverhampton. Enterprise Action ...

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Wednesday 12 October 2016

University hosts training for key dementia care educator

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a training event for one of North America’s leading educators on dementia. Teepa Snow, a Registered Occupational Therapist for ...

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Wednesday 12 October 2016

Science specialist asks ‘is there a party in my genes?’

Science lecturers from the University of Wolverhampton are holding an informal evening of discussion and demonstrations in a local city centre pub - exploring the theme of ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

University kicks off football engagement programme for schools

The University of Wolverhampton has kicked off a new football programme at schools in Staffordshire as a way of getting young people to think about their future ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

New formal partnership builds opportunities for students

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the University of Wolverhampton, City & Guilds and local contractor Thomas Vale, part of the international ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

Honour for pioneering sugar researcher

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton researcher who is investigating the use of sugar in wound treatment has been honoured by the African college where his career began. Dr ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

Scientist backs shocking report on cancer funding neglect

A University of Wolverhampton professor is featured in a new national report aimed at addressing the historical underfunding of research into brain tumours and the devastating ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

University race team in the driving seat for F3 Cup second place

The University of Wolverhampton Race Team (UWR) has clinched second place in this year’s national F3 Cup Championship title – marginally missing out on a first place ...

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Monday 10 October 2016

International business leader to deliver prestigious lecture

An international expert will share his insights into sustainable businesses at an annual lecture hosted by the University of Wolverhampton and the Chartered Management ...

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Monday 10 October 2016

Academic joins call for increased sign language recognition across EU

A University of Wolverhampton academic presented to the European Parliament at an historic conference to demand better recognition of sign languages across Europe. Dr Christopher ...

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Wednesday 05 October 2016

Seven universities join forces to power up the Midlands Engine and boost growth

Seven Midlands universities have joined forces in a pioneering new partnership to provide a powerful economic resource for the Midlands Engine, after new Prime Minister Theresa ...

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Monday 03 October 2016

Double Paralympic gold medallist to visit University

Double gold medal-winning Paralympian Danielle Brown is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to present a guest lecture to sports students. Archer Danielle, who won successive ...

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Thursday 29 September 2016

University looks for visionary inventions for sight loss charity

The Caparo Innovation Centre, based at the University of Wolverhampton, has launched a pioneering competition in conjunction with the region’s leading sight loss charity, ...

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Thursday 29 September 2016

First class degree graduate awarded Armed Forces trophy

Private Lewis White has become the first graduate of the University of Wolverhampton’s  Armed Forces degree to receive the Lieutenant General ‘Bashall ...

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Thursday 29 September 2016

Five star rating for conference accommodation

New conference accommodation at the University of Wolverhampton has been given a top rating by the national tourism board. The Telford Conference Centre has been awarded a five ...

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Wednesday 28 September 2016

International honour for education professor

A University of Wolverhampton professor who is a leading authority on adult education has received a top honour in recognition of his achievements. Professor Alan Tuckett has been ...

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Wednesday 28 September 2016

Award nomination highlights outstanding student support for suicide prevention

The University of Wolverhampton has been shortlisted in the ‘Outstanding Support for Students’ category in the Times Higher Education Awards 2016. The nomination is in ...

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

Honorary degree is music to the ears of musician

A conductor and organist has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Peter Morris, the Director of Music at St Peter’s Collegiate Church in ...

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

Art gallery exhibits the work of student ‘masters’

University of Wolverhampton School of Art students will be showcasing their work at Wolverhampton Art Gallery - putting on a master display of talent. Over 50 students studying ...

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

University proud to support Wolves Pride 2016

The University of Wolverhampton is delighted to be supporting this year’s Wolves Pride event as a major sponsor. Students, staff and friends of the University will take part ...

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

New hub offers one-stop destination for apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship Hub was officially opened in the presence of local guests and dignitaries. The £500,000 investment, which includes a ...

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Friday 23 September 2016

British number one wheelchair tennis player nets Honorary Degree

A West Midlands Paralympic medal winner has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Jordanne Whiley MBE, 24 who lives in London, received her award from ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

University supports Business Week

The University of Wolverhampton is supporting a week-long initiative to celebrate and encourage growth and investment in the city. City of Wolverhampton Business Week takes place ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

University’s first female President hosts global conference in Qatar

The University of Wolverhampton’s first female President recently hosted the inaugural Quantity Surveyors International (QSI) Conference in Qatar. The event, which took ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Jaguar Land Rover’s Engine Manufacturing Centre Operations Director honoured by University

The operations director of Jaguar Land Rover’s world-class Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) in Wolverhampton has been honoured for his contribution to economic regeneration ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Honour for sports presenter Jacqui Oatley

TV presenter Jacqui Oatley has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for her contribution to sports broadcasting. Wolverhampton-born Jacqui was awarded an Honorary ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Shropshire businessman honoured

A Shropshire businessman has been recognised for his support for local businesses and contribution to economic regeneration by the University of Wolverhampton. Graham Wynn OBE, ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Award for city business champion

A former operations director at Marston’s who champions businesses in Wolverhampton has been honoured by the city’s University. Chair of Wolverhampton Business ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Health CEO recognised by University

A leading figure in improving public health has been honoured for her extensive contribution to her field by the University of Wolverhampton. Shirley Cramer CBE, chief executive ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Honour for TV star Suzi Perry

TV star and sports presenter Suzi Perry has been honoured for her achievements in broadcasting by the University of Wolverhampton. Suzi currently ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Scientist finds the winning formula for an honorary degree

A scientist who has been successful in bridging the gap between business and technology has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Jean-Roch Guiresse, ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

British number one wheelchair tennis player nets Honorary Degree

A West Midlands Paralympic medal winner has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Jordanne Whiley MBE, 24 who lives in London, received her award from ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: ZOE MASON, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Wolverhampton’s ethos as the University of Opportunity was a major draw for mature student Zoe Mason who was keen to explore her passion for the past.  Graduating with ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: SARAH PLATTS, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

An ambitious mum who was awarded a highly coveted scholarship is ready to take her next steps to the Bar after achieving a first class degree. Sarah Platts has been awarded the ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: NATHAN TUPPER, FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Nathan Tupper is zooming off into the career of his dreams after combining his passion for motorsport with his studies. The 23-year-old jumped at the opportunity to be part of the ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: LEEROY WATSON, FACULTY OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELLBEING

A strong future is ahead of budding sports coach Leeroy Watson who is graduating with a first class degree.  The 33-year-old gained valuable experience working alongside ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: JACQUELINE PENDLEY, FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Mature student Jacqueline Pendley has built her dream career after taking the plunge and studying a construction degree. The 44-year-old decided to add qualifications to her ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: JAMES PHILLIPS, FACULTY OF ARTS

A budding photographer has snapped up a great career opportunity after completing his degree at the University of Wolverhampton.  James Phillips is graduating from the ...

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: GEMMA BULLOCK, FACULTY OF ARTS

Gemma Bullock has a golden future all sewn up after sizing up a solution to throwaway fashion during her time at the University of Wolverhampton.  The BA (Hons) Fashion and ...

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Monday 19 September 2016

Award for Tourette’s campaigner

A writer and comedienne who challenges perceptions about Tourette’s syndrome has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.  Jess Thom co-founded ...

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Monday 19 September 2016

Graduation ball to celebrate student success

New graduates will be celebrating their success in style at a ball to mark completing their studies at the University of Wolverhampton. The class of 2016 will don their glad rags ...

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Monday 19 September 2016

New Chief Executive forges ahead with manufacturing hub plans

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Chief Executive to get its Elite Centre of Manufacturing (ECMS) hubs off the ground. Ian Fitzpatrick, from Harborne in ...

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Monday 19 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: LISA HARRISON, FACULTY OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELLBEING

A mum-of-one who returned to the classroom after being made redundant is celebrating after clinching a first class degree. Lisa Harrison successfully overcame the challenges of ...

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Friday 16 September 2016

Business innovation project gets further funding support

The University of Wolverhampton has secured a £2.4m contract to continue delivery of its successful Innovative Product Support Service (IPSS) project.     The ...

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Thursday 15 September 2016

City celebrates graduation

Around 3,125 students are set to celebrate their academic success when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton this week. A total of 16 ceremonies will take place at ...

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Thursday 15 September 2016

Animation graduate is nothing short of a winner!

A University of Wolverhampton Animation graduate has won a prestigious Award of Merit in an international film competition. Eldritch Knight, 41, from West Bromwich, was presented ...

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Wednesday 14 September 2016

Olympic medallist joins University

Olympic medal-winning gymnast Kristian Thomas is to launch a new stage in his career with a degree course at the University of Wolverhampton. Kristian, who won bronze at London ...

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Former Pharmacy student boxes clever for cancer research

A pharmacy graduate is pulling no punches when he steps into the ring to raise money for Cancer Research UK.   Baldev Danny Singh, 27 from Telford, studied for a Masters ...

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Visual effects academy award winner has honorary degree in sight

An award winning visual effects specialist in film has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Peter Bebb, who has worked on films such as Batman ...

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Award winning TV producer gets set for an honorary degree

An award winning producer and director has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Jonnie Turpie MBE, founder director of Maverick TV, received his award ...

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Prize winning lecturer awarded Honorary Degree

A prize winning lecturer has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Paul Lister, previously Head of School of Engineering at the University of ...

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Thursday 08 September 2016

BE A CHAMPION FOREVER ...

This feature is taken from the Winter 2015 edition of our stakeholder magazine WLV Dialogue BE A CHAMPION FOREVER ... That was Dame Sarah Storey’s message to graduates when ...

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Wednesday 07 September 2016

Architecture students bring historical building back to the future

University of Wolverhampton architecture students have designs on bringing a historical building back to the future in Telford. The Anstice Memorial Hall, which is located in ...

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Tuesday 06 September 2016

Pioneering teaching assistant scheme gets full marks for employability

The University of Wolverhampton’s first cohort of Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA) has celebrated completion of their teaching qualifications – getting full marks ...

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Tuesday 06 September 2016

New flight and track simulators get students on course for success

The University of Wolverhampton has invested £100,000 in state-of-the-art flight and track simulators to get engineering students on course for success. A new Virtual ...

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Friday 02 September 2016

Former art student opens ceramic showroom

A University of Wolverhampton School of Art graduate and artist who creates tattoo inspired items will open her first workshop and showroom on Saturday 3rd September in Queen ...

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Thursday 01 September 2016

Sports student scores a winning work placement with super league club

A University of Wolverhampton sports student has scored a winning internship with Indian Super League football club, Delhi Dynamos. Tom Nicholls, 25 and from Sedgley in Dudley, ...

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Wednesday 31 August 2016

International students celebrate at summer school

The University of Wolverhampton welcomed students from partner institutions in China and Nepal to its annual Summer School. The celebration of culture and learning took place at ...

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Tuesday 30 August 2016

Lamp procession to celebrate nursing students

Student nurses will celebrate the end of their studies at the University of Wolverhampton with a special lamp procession. One of the students will carry a symbolic Florence ...

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Wednesday 24 August 2016

Award winning service offers business solutions in Wyre Forest

The University of Wolverhampton is extending its support for local businesses across the region with plans to open a new University Business Solutions Centre (BSC) in ...

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Tuesday 23 August 2016

More than 6,000 calls to Clearing hotline

More than 6,000 calls have been made to the University of Wolverhampton’s Clearing hotline since A-Level Results day. Lines opened at 7am on Thursday (18 August), with ...

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Tuesday 23 August 2016

Lifetime achievement award for humanities graduate

A University of Wolverhampton graduate with a passion for languages is celebrating after receiving a lifetime achievement award.   Nigel Pearson received the accolade from ...

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Tuesday 23 August 2016

Student architect highly commended in building design competition

Architecture degree student, Adam Cross, has been highly commended in a national student design competition – laying foundations for future success. The University of ...

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Tuesday 23 August 2016

Graduate pictures international photography award success

A University of Wolverhampton photography graduate pictured a glimpse of success following his entry into an international photography award. Bradley Pearce, 21, from West ...

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Friday 19 August 2016

Starbucks store to open as part of £4M courtyard redevelopment

The University of Wolverhampton is opening a Starbucks store on the City Campus as part of its £4 million redevelopment of its Courtyard facilities. The City Centre Campus ...

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Tuesday 16 August 2016

New £294,000 European project to boost employability

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded £294,000 (338,000 Euros) to increase international study and work opportunities for students and staff. Erasmus+ is a ...

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Monday 15 August 2016

Register early for Clearing call

Students looking to go through Clearing this year can register their interest now to ensure a call from the University of Wolverhampton on Results Day. A-Level Results are due out ...

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Monday 15 August 2016

University announces honours list

Two leading sports presenters, a Wimbledon champion and a BAFTA award winner are among those who will be receiving honorary awards from the University of Wolverhampton this ...

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Friday 12 August 2016

Students go further with £1.2 million travel fund assistance

The University of Wolverhampton has announced a £1.2 million fund to support students with the costs of travel. Following the announcement by the government to withdraw ...

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Tuesday 09 August 2016

Student satisfaction rates at highest ever level

Satisfaction rates among students at the University of Wolverhampton are at their highest ever level according to the results of a new national survey. The National Student Survey ...

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Tuesday 09 August 2016

BEYOND THE SEA

"I'm back used to living on dry land and don't want to go anywhere near open water for a while." You can’t blame University of Wolverhampton alumnus Lee Felton ...

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Friday 05 August 2016

Redevelopment of science park gets off the ground

Redevelopment of science park gets off the ground The University of Wolverhampton’s £10.1 million investment in a new Science, Technology and Prototyping Centre is ...

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Friday 05 August 2016

Photography student snaps up career with furniture giant

A University of Wolverhampton photography student has been quick to snap up a career with local retailer, Cousins Furniture. James Phillips, 21, from Sedgley, recently completed a ...

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Friday 05 August 2016

University team puts energy into reducing carbon usage

The University of Wolverhampton has secured £1.2 million in additional funding to help small businesses develop low carbon products which can be used by the Built ...

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Friday 05 August 2016

£1.1 million project to transform education in Palestine and Jordan

National hubs will be created in Jordan and Palestine to modernise education as part of a £1.1 million initiative supported by University of Wolverhampton academics. METHODS ...

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Wednesday 03 August 2016

Professor predicts Rio medal haul

A University of Wolverhampton professor who predicted Team GB’s medal tally at London 2012 is estimating the athletes will bring home a haul of 46 medals from Rio. Professor ...

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Monday 01 August 2016

New lecturer maps out the future of geography

The University of Wolverhampton is one step closer to putting geography back on the map with the appointment of a new lecturer. Dr Emily Jervis, from Shifnal in Shropshire, has ...

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Monday 01 August 2016

Research sounds out potential for silent airports of the future

An early research study by the University of Wolverhampton is proposing to develop new technology to reduce noise pollution from aircraft. The feasibility study, which has been ...

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Thursday 28 July 2016

College commended for higher education student support

BMet has been commended by an education network for progressing students onto higher education.  The college was commended for the Outstanding Access School or College Award ...

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Wednesday 27 July 2016

Latest plans submitted for Springfield Campus

Plans by the University of Wolverhampton to transform a derelict brewery into an education hub for construction and the built environment have taken a step forward. The University ...

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Wednesday 27 July 2016

New technology to improve understanding for people with autism

Innovative new technology is being developed by researchers to help people with autism read and understand text better.   Figurative language, irony, sarcasm and phrases that ...

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Tuesday 26 July 2016

Telford £10 million engineering investment takes shape

The new £10 million development at the Telford Innovation Campus is taking shape. The construction project, which started in April 2016, is part of the University of ...

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Tuesday 26 July 2016

Health event showcases international collaboration

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a health Showcase Event on behalf of the Lived Experience Network (LEN) recently which attracted delegates from health practice partners, ...

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Tuesday 26 July 2016

Programming course for teachers wins the backing of Google

University of Wolverhampton lecturers have secured funding from Google to develop a new online course for computer science teachers. The Java Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is ...

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Friday 22 July 2016

University bids farewell to British Judo athletes

Rio-bound British Judo athletes who train at the sport’s Centre of Excellence at the University of Wolverhampton’s Walsall Campus have been given a resounding send-off ...

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Thursday 21 July 2016

Young people given head start thanks to £8 million lottery boost

Young people in Wolverhampton have been given a multi-million pound boost after the City of Wolverhampton Council received Big Lottery Fund support to extend its HeadStart ...

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Thursday 21 July 2016

Sports graduate goes extra mile to coach football

A former University of Wolverhampton sports student is using his degree to build foundations for the future of sport – and he’s going that extra mile to coach children ...

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Thursday 21 July 2016

Student advisor highly commended for going above and beyond

A University of Wolverhampton International Student Advisor has been highly commended at this year’s 2016 Internationalisation Awards which took place in Sheffield as part ...

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Thursday 21 July 2016

Honorary Graduates celebrated at lunch event

More than 60 honorary graduates of the University of Wolverhampton were brought together at a celebration event. The event was presided over by the University’s Chancellor, ...

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Launch of ECMS demolition at Thomas Dudley Foundry in Tipton

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Going for manufacturing growth in the Black Country

Going for manufacturing growth in the Black Country Manufacturing is set to grow as work begins on one of the hubs of a new flagship manufacturing skills centre in the heart of ...

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Wednesday 20 July 2016

Former student moves in the direction of film success

Former student moves in the direction of film success University of Wolverhampton Video and Film Production graduate, Andrew Webber, is moving in the right direction by setting up ...

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Tuesday 19 July 2016

Gaming technology to be used to battle company insider attacks

Company insider attacks could be thwarted thanks to a new tool based on gaming technology which has been developed by forensic psychologists.   The hi-tech system has ...

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Monday 18 July 2016

University welcomes new Chamber Chief Executive

The University of Wolverhampton has welcomed the appointment of Corin Crane as the new Chief Executive of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce. Corin is set to join the Chamber ...

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Monday 18 July 2016

Plans for flagship manufacturing skills centre submitted as part of £11.75m project

Ambitious plans to create a new manufacturing skills centre at the University of Wolverhampton’s Springfield Campus as part of a £11.75m project have been ...

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Friday 15 July 2016

Funding for brain tumour research goes backwards despite Government commitments

Latest figures from the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) reveal that the total national spend on cancer research allocated to research into brain tumours decreased to ...

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Wednesday 13 July 2016

University appoints new VLE provider

The University of Wolverhampton is delighted to announce that Canvas will provide its new Virtual Learning Environment. The cloud-based learning platform, by Instructure, will ...

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Thursday 07 July 2016

Film Students Shortlisted for National Competition

Four students from the University of Wolverhampton have been shortlisted in a national film competition, which aims to raise awareness of carbon monoxide (CO).  Leading CO ...

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Wednesday 06 July 2016

University of Wolverhampton Just the Job for Students

University of Wolverhampton just the job for graduates Students at the University of Wolverhampton are among the most employable in the UK after a new report revealed more than ...

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Tuesday 05 July 2016

Pioneering Competition Launched by Beacon Centre

Pioneering competition launched by Beacon Centre The area’s leading sight loss charity, Beacon Centre, has launched a pioneering competition to improve the lives of those ...

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Tuesday 05 July 2016

Partnership Sparks New Black Country Learning Legacy

Partnership sparks new Black Country learning legacy The University of Wolverhampton has partnered with Black Country Living Museum (BCLM) to spark local interest in learning ...

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Monday 04 July 2016

University Sponsors Stafford Shakespeare Festival

University sponsors Stafford Shakespeare festival The University of Wolverhampton is one of the main sponsors at the Stafford Festival Shakespeare – currently taking place ...

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Monday 04 July 2016

Enjoy Wolverhampton Engineering Event

Enjoy Wolverhampton engineering event for all the family A free event celebrating Wolverhampton’s rich engineering past - and its bright future - is being held at Bantock ...

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Monday 04 July 2016

Racing Car Engineered to Attract Attention

Formula 3 racing car engineered to attract attention In its drive to continue to boost engineering numbers in the region, the University of Wolverhampton Race Team (UWR) will be ...

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Monday 04 July 2016

Universities in the driving seat for enterprising Midlands Engine growth

Universities in the driving seat for enterprising Midlands Engine growth Six Midlands’ universities have joined forces to drive productivity and economic growth through ...

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Wednesday 29 June 2016

Almost everything you think you know about the Battle of Somme is incorrect

One of the country’s leading world war historians has sought to challenge people’s popular perceptions of the Battle of the Somme, ahead of the 100th anniversary this ...

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Lecturers take science into the community

Wednesday 29 June 2016

SCI-FEST sparks interest in STEM subjects

SCI-FEST sparks interest in STEM subjects The University of Wolverhampton has planned a host of events for its science festival family day on Saturday 2nd July. SCI-FEST, now in ...

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Kauser Husain - GTA Scheme Learner - Cohort 1

Wednesday 29 June 2016

University celebrates success of Graduate Teaching Assistant Scheme

A Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) scheme at the University of Wolverhampton is being praised for its tremendous success with both students and staff. The GTA Scheme, which was ...

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Monday 27 June 2016

Strength and conditioning appears to be key to modern grand slam success, new research reveals

Strength and conditioning appears to be key to modern grand slam success, new research reveals Study finds that elite male tennis players have transformed from lean endurance to ...

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Daniel Unger's artwork for the Mander Shopping Centre competition

Monday 27 June 2016

Student Win for City of Secrets

An international student from the University of Wolverhampton is feeling thrilled after winning a competition to showcase his artistic ability. Daniel Unger, who is a designer ...

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Monday 27 June 2016

International UN Conference Sheds Light on Children in Conflict

International UN conference sheds light on children in conflict A University of Wolverhampton Professor has been instrumental in instigating a series of triennial international ...

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Friday 24 June 2016

EU Referendum Vote Response

University statement on the EU Referendum Vote Firstly it is important that so many people took part in the debate and took the opportunity to engage and to vote as part of this ...

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Wednesday 22 June 2016

Building foundations through higher level apprenticeships

Building foundations through higher level apprenticeships The University of Wolverhampton is building on its solid construction foundations by offering its first Higher ...

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Wednesday 22 June 2016

Course offers festival food for thought

Course offers festival food for thought University of Wolverhampton students have been festival bound to put their learning into practice – and it’s been a real case ...

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Wednesday 22 June 2016

School pupils get taste of university life at summer school

School pupils get taste of university life at summer school Almost 100 Year 10 pupils from schools across Staffordshire, Shropshire, Telford and the West Midlands visited the ...

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