2017 Articles

Friday 22 September 2017

Honour for comedian Al Murray

Popular comedian and author Al Murray has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Famous for his alter ego, the Pub Landlord, Al Murray is one of the most...

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Friday 22 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: RACHEL TOOR

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is laying the foundations for success in the construction industry. Rachel Toor, from Bilston in Wolverhampton, is graduating with a first cl...

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Friday 22 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: JAMES SMALL

Joining the University of Wolverhampton Racing team proved to be fantastic decision for James Small, who is zooming into a bright future. The 28-year-old gained valuable experience...

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Thursday 21 September 2017

Mentoring achievements gain honours recognition

John Phillips MBE has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton. John was the first full-time person to be employed outside of London by the Institute of D...

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Thursday 21 September 2017

University to host top BBC show

The University of Wolverhampton is to play host to flagship BBC1 topical debate programme Question Time. The show will be broadcast from the Chancellor’s Hall in the Universi...

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Thursday 21 September 2017

Community cohesion leader scoops University accolade

Equality and diversity leader, Sehdev Bismal, has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton. After gaining his postgraduate degree from Punjab University, ...

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Monday 18 September 2017

Singing sensation Jaki Graham to headline Wolverhampton events

Soul star Jaki Graham will lead Wolverhampton in a weekend-long celebration of diversity by singing at two special events. University of Wolverhampton Pro-Chancellor Jaki Graham wi...

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Monday 18 September 2017

Judo star clinches silver

A University of Wolverhampton student has scooped a silver medal at a junior European Judo championships. Acelya Toprak’s silver medal was the standout result for GB Judo on ...

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Friday 15 September 2017

Ground-breaking director scoops University honour

A director has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to film and TV production by the University of Wolverhampton. Award-winning film-maker Michael Cumming, a graduate o...

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Friday 15 September 2017

Honour for Staffordshire fire chief

An inspirational fire and rescue chief has been recognised with an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton. Rebecca Bryant is chief fire officer (CFO) of Staffordshire F...

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Friday 15 September 2017

Independent midwife recognised

The University of Wolverhampton has recognised the “passion and commitment” of a West Midlands independent midwife with a special award. Founder of ‘Midwifery Con...

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Friday 15 September 2017

Diversity champion receives honorary recognition

A former ITV producer has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton. Vidar Hjardeng MBE studied languages at Manchester University before complet...

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Friday 15 September 2017

Scientist senses success with honours award

An environmental scientist and Wolverhampton Polytechnic graduate has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton. Peter Churchill is an environmental scient...

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Friday 15 September 2017

University honours Wolverhampton entrepreneur

Wolverhampton entrepreneur, Henry Carver, has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton. Born locally, Henry Carver attended Rugby School and studied a BA ...

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Friday 15 September 2017

Honour for Paralympic gold medallist

A gold medal-winning Paralympian has added to his haul of accolades with an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Former Paralympic swimmer Chris Holmes, now Lord H...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

Graduation is a family affair for the Faulkners …

Graduation will be a family affair for the Faulkners as both mum and daughter are collecting degrees from the University of Wolverhampton this week. Lisa and Stevie Faulkner have a...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: AMY BRADBURY

Juggling family life with studying and a job may have been a challenge at times for Amy Bradbury, but she has proved to be a shining star.  The 35-year-old worked in banking f...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: ATIQA NADEEM

Studying at the University of Wolverhampton has been an “amazing” three years for ambitious Atiqa Nadeem, who is graduating with first class honours. After discovering ...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: DANIEL JARVIS

Wolverhampton’s reputation as an ‘up and coming’ University was a big draw for legal eagle Daniel Jarvis, who wanted a chance to shine in his chosen career. The 2...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: TONI LOUISE MAGEE

Creative Toni Louise Magee has designs on success after completing her fashion degree. The 27-year-old has been running her own business for three years designing and making purses...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: KAMILAH HALLIDAY

A talented Video and Film Production graduate went the distance as part of her degree by snapping up an internship in Malta. Kamilah Halliday applied for an internship through the ...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: ALI TARIQ

Talented sportsman Ali Tariq is missing his graduation ceremony – but has a very good excuse as he will be representing England at the indoor cricket world cup. Ali, from Wol...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: KIRSTY DUPREE

Returning to the classroom has allowed trainee teacher Kirsty Dupree to study the perfect course with the right placement opportunities. Kirsty, from Dudley, was one of three stude...

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Thursday 14 September 2017

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: LISA AND STEVIE FAULKNER

Graduation will be a family affair for the Faulkners with mum Lisa and daughter Stevie both collecting University of Wolverhampton awards this week. The family, from Great Wyrley, ...

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Wednesday 13 September 2017

Join in official world record attempt at Wolves Pride

Visitors to Wolves Pride on Saturday, September 30 will also have the chance to become world record breakers as part of the ‘Big Howl’. The Wolverhampton LGBT Alliance ...

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Tuesday 12 September 2017

Students don caps and gowns to celebrate graduation

More than 3,000 students and their families will celebrate their academic achievements when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton. A total of 17 ceremonies will take p...

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Tuesday 12 September 2017

New Science Centre Completed

Article provided by Clegg Construction Clegg Construction has completed a new multi-million pound development for the University of Wolverhampton which will provide high specificat...

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Monday 11 September 2017

Project to support African entrepreneurs secures £1.3m

The University of Wolverhampton has secured funding of £1.3million to support the education of entrepreneurs in Africa. The innovative project, delivered with seven partners ...

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Friday 08 September 2017

Rowenna Styles New Career in Construction

Rowenna Valintine, 43 from Tamworth, worked as a hairdresser for 9 years before cutting her career short to look for new opportunities in the construction industry. Now on course f...

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Friday 08 September 2017

Lecturers book a place in musical theatre history

Three University of Wolverhampton lecturers have booked their place in musical theatre history by contributing their expertise in a collection that has recently been published. Sar...

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Wednesday 06 September 2017

A big read for students who have booked a place at University

The University of Wolverhampton is offering a big read for students who are starting their degree courses over the next few weeks. Students who have enrolled on a Faculty of Scienc...

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Monday 04 September 2017

Illustrator joins the pack on wolves trail

A University of Wolverhampton student has joined the pack on the ‘Wolves in Wolves’ trail – decorating one of the sculptures which has taken pride of place outsid...

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Monday 04 September 2017

New direction for the West Midlands Combined Universities

The West Midlands Combined Universities (WMCU) has appointed a new Director. Wayne Langford, 44, is joining WMCU from the Black Country Consortium where he has spent the last ten y...

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Monday 04 September 2017

University pioneers ‘King Midas’ approach - turning plastic waste into high value materials

Old water bottles and other plastic waste are being turned into high value materials thanks to work by University of Wolverhampton scientists. Working with international partners, ...

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Monday 04 September 2017

First UK demolition degree gets off the ground

The University of Wolverhampton has officially launched the first Demolition Management Master’s degree in the UK – and a local businessman is one of the first to sign ...

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Monday 04 September 2017

University stars named among top 100 Masters

Eight talented figures with close links to the University of Wolverhampton are included in a new list of inspirational people from the Black Country. 100 Masters is a new campaign...

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Friday 01 September 2017

Lamp procession celebrates student nurses

More than 100 student nurses celebrated the end of their studies at the University of Wolverhampton with a special lantern procession. Symbolic Florence Nightingale-style lamps we...

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Thursday 31 August 2017

Researcher puts marathon theory into practice

A self-confessed running obsessive from the University of Wolverhampton is hoping to put his own research into practice when he takes on two marathon challenges. Daniel Robinson is...

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Tuesday 29 August 2017

Scientists rediscover ‘extinct’ toad in Ecuador

A species of toad believed to have been extinct for more than 30 years has been rediscovered in the ‘Dracula Reserve’ region of Ecuador. The distinctive Carchi Andean t...

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Tuesday 29 August 2017

National teaching excellence award for academic

An inspirational University of Wolverhampton expert has received a top national award recognising excellence in teaching. Dr Megan Lawton, Senior Advisor in Academic Practice, has ...

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Tuesday 29 August 2017

‘Blind marking’ has had little impact on academic performance, new study finds

Anonymous marking in university assessments has had little impact on the academic performance of different student groups, a study has found. A team of researchers, led by Dr Danny...

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Thursday 24 August 2017

Top accreditation for human resources degree

A University of Wolverhampton degree has received top accreditation, recognising the professional quality of the course. The BA (Hons) Human Resources Management has been approved ...

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Monday 21 August 2017

Teaching Assistant scheme gets full marks for employability

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

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Monday 21 August 2017

Race Team shows off at Malvern Morgan event

The University of Wolverhampton is one of the sponsors of the Morgan Motor Company’s big showground event being held in Malvern over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Held in ...

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Monday 21 August 2017

Student bowled over by England cricket team selection

A University of Wolverhampton student has been bowled over after being selected to represent England in the indoor cricket World Cup. Ali Tariq, from Wolverhampton, will be heading...

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Friday 18 August 2017

Graduate broadcasts success with BBC role

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has used her degree to produce success by bagging a role as Broadcast Journalist/Digital Video Producer at the BBC. Simone Stewart, 26 from G...

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Wednesday 16 August 2017

Graduate lays the foundations for success in construction

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is laying the foundations for success in the construction industry. Rachel Toor, 26 from Bilston in Wolverhampton, is graduating with a first...

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Wednesday 16 August 2017

Visit examines pancreatic cancer research

The University of Wolverhampton offered visitors from Pancreatic Cancer UK the chance to examine its cancer research facilities. University staff and students hosted the group visi...

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Wednesday 16 August 2017

Students have the right formula for racing improvements

The University of Wolverhampton Racing team (UWR) recently took part in the world’s largest student motorsport design, build & test competition – achieving a top te...

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Wednesday 16 August 2017

Innovation project clocks up first century of clients

A project supporting SMEs (Small to Medium Enterprises) to develop new products has just clocked up its first century of clients with 100 businesses now on board. The University of...

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Tuesday 15 August 2017

Wolves and University of Wolverhampton renew major partnership

The University of Wolverhampton has renewed its role as principal sponsor of the Wolves Academy. The new three-year deal between the University and the club follows on the back of ...

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Tuesday 15 August 2017

Open day to welcome visitors

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting an Open Day to enable people to look around the facilities and apply to study. The event will take place on Saturday, 19 August 2017 &nda...

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Monday 14 August 2017

Successful first year at University for Olympic medallist

It’s been a busy year for Olympic medal-winning gymnast Kristian Thomas – who has got married and celebrated a successful first year as a student at the University of W...

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Friday 11 August 2017

CLEARING CASE STUDY: LEONNIE WYMAN, LLB (HONS) LAW

Applying to the University of Wolverhampton through the Clearing process was a surprising experience for Leonnie Wyman – and one that she would recommend. The 21-year-old had...

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Thursday 10 August 2017

University announces honours list

A comedian, a Paralympic gold medallist and leading figures from the business world are among those to be honoured by the University of Wolverhampton. The University awards honorar...

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Wednesday 09 August 2017

International students extend cultural reach at summer school

International students from across the world took part in the University of Wolverhampton’s International Academy Summer School recently. 152 students from countries includin...

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Wednesday 09 August 2017

Further funding banked for unsung heroes

The University of Wolverhampton’s business start-up programme, ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’ has been awarded further sponsorship by HSBC Bank – extending th...

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Wednesday 09 August 2017

Students have their say

Satisfaction with teaching and learning at the University of Wolverhampton has improved, according to a national survey of students. The National Student Survey (NSS) asks students...

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Tuesday 08 August 2017

Ruby Wax to be keynote speaker at HeadStart conference

Mental health advocate and comedian Ruby Wax OBE will be a keynote speaker at a major conference in October organised by HeadStart Wolverhampton.  Aimed at teachers, health pr...

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Monday 07 August 2017

Delight as student clinches Judo bronze on home soil

A University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating clinching a bronze medal at a memorable European Judo Championship held on home turf. Natalie Greenhough got GB Judo off to a g...

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Friday 04 August 2017

Nurse of the Year award shortlist for pioneering Clare

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton staff member is in the running to be named Nurse of the Year. Clare Dickens, Mental Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator, is up for the presti...

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Thursday 03 August 2017

Degree Apprentices build links in London

The University of Wolverhampton launched its new Chartered Surveyor Built Environment Degree Apprenticeship course at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) headquarte...

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Wednesday 02 August 2017

City partners to support Wolves Pride event

City of Wolverhampton is to hold what is hoped will be the biggest ever Wolves Pride event to celebrate its community diversity. The newly-formed Wolverhampton LGBT Alliance is hos...

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Wednesday 02 August 2017

County cricket board sponsorship deal struck in Staffordshire

The University of Wolverhampton has struck a partnership deal with Staffordshire Cricket which will see them sponsoring the board until the end of the 2019 season. The sponsorship ...

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Tuesday 01 August 2017

Clearing campaign up and running for results

The University of Wolverhampton is gearing up for Clearing with new website pages and an advertising campaign outlining courses which still have spaces available. Clearing offers d...

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Tuesday 01 August 2017

University chosen as preferred supplier for Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton has been chosen as a preferred supplier to provide Degree Apprenticeships for two leading public service providers. The £500,000 Apprenticeshi...

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Monday 31 July 2017

Sneak peek into Springfield

The University of Wolverhampton offered a glimpse into the redevelopment of its £100m investment in the former Springfield brewery at an event recently. Over sixty people wer...

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Monday 31 July 2017

A healthy outlook for new Degree Apprenticeship

The University of Wolverhampton is bringing new life blood to its growing Degree Apprenticeship portfolio with the introduction of a work-based course for Healthcare Science Practi...

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Monday 31 July 2017

Breakfast club serves up to businesses

Business owners can network and access support at a free breakfast club. The next SPEED Business Networking Club will take place on Wednesday, 2 August 2017 at Grand Station in Sun...

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Friday 28 July 2017

Carnation cultivation to tackle soil pollution

Researchers from the University of Wolverhampton are looking to tackle soil pollution in China through the cultivation of carnations. Heavy metal pollution of soil is a global envi...

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Thursday 27 July 2017

Project to tackle deadly viruses in Brazil gathers momentum

Academics are developing children’s games and health apps to raise awareness of how to prevent the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil. University of Wolverhampton researchers...

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Thursday 27 July 2017

Students field practical skills on coastline clean-up

University of Wolverhampton students took part in a field-trip to Penrith recently where they put their academic skills to good use. The first year students studying on the Animal ...

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Thursday 27 July 2017

Academic develops new technique for visually impaired theatre goers

Blind and visually impaired theatre goers could benefit from a new project where music is used to convey information and mood. Currently, audio description, a spoken commentary tha...

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Thursday 27 July 2017

Academics attend conference to explore educational innovation

Staff from the University of Wolverhampton attended a conference in Spain recently to share their teaching and learning knowledge with peers from around the world. Dr Rebecca Butle...

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Monday 24 July 2017

Female athletes overlooked in sports headlines, research reveals

Female athletes have been under-represented in print media over the last 40 years, a study by  University of Wolverhampton researchers has revealed. Coverage of sportswomen ha...

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Friday 21 July 2017

Real-life work challenges tackled by school students

School students were given a real taste of the world of work through a placement activity week organised by a leading engineering firm and the University of Wolverhampton. ZF Lemfo...

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Friday 21 July 2017

Ground-breaking fitness and rehabilitation techniques to help dancers avoid injury

Ground-breaking fitness and rehabilitation techniques to help dancers avoid injury have been developed by Elmhurst Ballet School in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampt...

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Thursday 13 July 2017

Businesses help to get on track for HS2

Businesses help to get on track for HS2 A new programme has been launched to help regional businesses to tap into potential contracts for HS2. In February 2017, HS2 was awarded Ro...

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Thursday 13 July 2017

Global recognition for mathematicians at University

Mathematicians at the University of Wolverhampton have been ranked number one in the world for their research.  They were officially placed 1st in the world for the average qu...

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Thursday 13 July 2017

Music student makes the grade at prestigious summer school

A music student from the University of Wolverhampton has been selected to take part in a prestigious summer school course. Daniel Wallin, 25 and from Colne, Lancashire, is a gradua...

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Tuesday 11 July 2017

Students to offer free family law and divorce advice at legal advice clinic

Free advice about family law and divorce issues will be available at a special clinic run by University of Wolverhampton students. Law students will join forces with local firm Tho...

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Tuesday 11 July 2017

Honorary graduates celebrated

Leading lights from the worlds of music, sport, art and business were honoured at a special University of Wolverhampton event. A celebration lunch was hosted for honorary graduates...

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Monday 10 July 2017

Live museum project builds knowledge of construction careers

The University of Wolverhampton helped local schoolgirls build on their knowledge of construction careers at an event held at the Black Country Living Museum recently. The School o...

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Friday 07 July 2017

Big SMILEs for sports event

More than 250 school pupils with special educational needs took part in a range of fun sports activities at the University of Wolverhampton. Football, gymnastics, athletics and che...

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Thursday 06 July 2017

University safety checks following Grenfell

The University of Wolverhampton has conducted safety checks of all of its sleeping accommodation in the wake of the Grenfell fire. After the tragic fire in London, the University a...

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Thursday 06 July 2017

Photographer exhibits his photographic series ‘Songs For The Deaf’

A University of Wolverhampton Photography degree student has taken part in a celebration of photographic talent in Yorkshire. Stuart Hyde 57, originally from Dudley but now living ...

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Thursday 06 July 2017

Student gets top marks for trophy designs

A University of Wolverhampton student received top marks for designing bespoke awards at a prestigious business ceremony recently. Emily Cooksey, 20 from Kingswinford, created besp...

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Thursday 06 July 2017

University to host sports open day

People interested in studying or playing sports at the University of Wolverhampton are invited to a special open day. The event from 10am – 2pm on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 is ...

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Thursday 06 July 2017

Wolves in Wolves’ sculpture highlights suicide prevention

A wolf sculpture dedicated to suicide prevention and mental health awareness has been created in Wolverhampton with support from the city’s University. The city has become ov...

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Thursday 06 July 2017

University of Wolverhampton just the job for graduates

Graduates from the University of Wolverhampton are proving to be highly employable after a new report revealed record numbers go into jobs or further study after they leave. The De...

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Wednesday 05 July 2017

Art school students have designs on success at top London event

Talented art school graduates from the University of Wolverhampton have designs on success at the New Designers (ND) event in London. The ND event showcases over 3,000 of the most ...

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Monday 03 July 2017

New Intelligent Transport System to provide solutions to urban congestion

Academics are working on developing intelligent transport systems to ease congestion around the Birmingham area and help travellers avoid lengthy delays. The University of Wolverha...

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Friday 30 June 2017

STEM event has the right formula for inspiring females

The University of Wolverhampton showed it has the right formula for inspiring females when it joined forces with Formula 1 giant, Mercedes Grand Prix, to celebrate International Wo...

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Friday 30 June 2017

Theatre secures funding and gains national portfolio recognition

The Arena Theatre has secured almost £1/2 million funding after its successful application to join the National Portfolio for the Arts Council. The theatre, which is part of ...

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Thursday 29 June 2017

“Awesome” event encourages girls to consider STEM subjects

More than 130 girls tried out finger printing and lie detecting as part of a special event at the University of Wolverhampton to nurture an interest in STEM subjects.  The Gir...

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Thursday 29 June 2017

University shares entrepreneurship expertise in Latin America

University of Wolverhampton experts will be sharing tips and ideas around entrepreneurship with institutions in Colombia, Peru and Argentina as part of a new project. The LinkYou p...

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Wednesday 28 June 2017

Film students go in the right direction with disability film award

Two University of Wolverhampton students bagged first place at a unique film festival hosted by Business Disability Forum in London recently. Young filmmakers from universities acr...

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Tuesday 27 June 2017

Musician of note celebrates 70 years of music at university

Students and staff were joined by a musician of note recently in celebration of over 70 years of music teaching at the University of Wolverhampton. Professor Lincoln Abbotts, Execu...

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Tuesday 27 June 2017

SCI-FEST sparks interest in STEM subjects

The University of Wolverhampton is putting on a festival to spark interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). SCI-FEST, now in its sixth year of running, plays h...

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Tuesday 27 June 2017

Engineering graduate zooms into dream career

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has raced ahead of the competition to secure a job with the world famous Morgan Motor Company in Malvern. Will Blackburn gained valuable indu...

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Monday 26 June 2017

Top award for nursing student

An inspirational University of Wolverhampton nursing student has been honoured for her passion and commitment to nursing in her community at a prestigious awards ceremony. Sabrina ...

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Monday 26 June 2017

Expert shares insights into running science

Expertise from a University of Wolverhampton professor is featured in a new book focused on the science of running. Sports psychologist Professor Andy Lane looks at questions such...

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Thursday 22 June 2017

Project seeks to improve healthcare services for Deaf people in Wolverhampton

A new research project to help improve health and social care services for Deaf people in Wolverhampton is urging people to share their experiences. Healthwatch Wolverhampton and t...

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Thursday 22 June 2017

Budding entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to reach national final

An innovative new app which could be part of the next generation of pop-up books has won a regional Young Enterprise competition hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. Budding ...

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Wednesday 21 June 2017

University staff get on their bikes to raise cash

Staff from the University of Wolverhampton got on their bikes to raise money for a local charity recently. Three employees from the Estates Management Department based at City Camp...

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Wednesday 21 June 2017

Computer Science students design mobile language app for police

Computer Science degree students at the University of Wolverhampton have shown great aptitude in creating a mobile app for West Midlands Police front-line officers – helping ...

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Wednesday 21 June 2017

Local exhibition puts art on the Black Country map

A University of Wolverhampton art student is putting art on the map in her new solo exhibition at Dudley Archives and Local History Centre. Aimee Millward, 24 from Wrens Nest in Du...

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Monday 19 June 2017

Passport funding secured for business to improve digital knowledge

The University of Wolverhampton has secured £1/2 million funding to help small to medium businesses (SMEs) improve their digital knowledge. The Digital Passport programme, fu...

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Monday 19 June 2017

Engineering students get on board a hill climb championship

University of Wolverhampton Race Team students have offered their engineering services to help a competitor taking part in the 2017 British Speed Hillclimb Championship. The MSA Br...

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Monday 19 June 2017

Students have designs on new fashion and textiles degrees

University of Wolverhampton Fashion & Textiles degree students are celebrating success at their end of year shows – and degree study is on course for a change of directio...

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Wednesday 14 June 2017

College students get an insight into studying Physics

A group of Dudley Sixth College students visited the University of Wolverhampton to get an insight into studying Physics. Fourteen students took part in a lecture in the Faculty of...

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Wednesday 14 June 2017

The world's quickest theatre festival comes to Wolverhampton

Straight from the streets of Seattle, 14/48 WOLVERHAMPTON is landing at the Arena Theatre on June 16 and 17 and is set to showcase 14 plays over a 48-hour period. 14/48 WOLVERHAMPT...

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Monday 12 June 2017

Event to highlight research excellence

Research excellence at the University of Wolverhampton will be showcased in a two-day conference later this month (JUN). A wide variety of work from different areas, including cybe...

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Friday 09 June 2017

Students celebrate degrees of success at end of year show

Students from the University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Arts are showcasing work they’ve created during their degree studies – and it’s sure to be a draw...

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Friday 09 June 2017

Award winning feature film short-listed for national TV awards

A film made by University of Wolverhampton Video and Film Production graduates has been shortlisted at this year’s national Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Televi...

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Wednesday 07 June 2017

University to host major Cyberpsychology and Cybertherapy event

Experts in cyberpsychology, cybertherapy and social networking will attend an international conference hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. Topics such as cyberbullying, apps...

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RAF Cosford Airshow sponsorship

Wednesday 07 June 2017

University students get into the swing of the Sixties at air show

University of Wolverhampton students will be getting into the swing of the Sixties at this year’s RAF Cosford Air Show. The University is a key sponsor of the event for the f...

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Tuesday 06 June 2017

New international development degree launched

The first degree in the UK to combine business management and international development has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The new MBA (International Development...

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Tuesday 06 June 2017

Log on to new Cyberpsychology degree

A new Cyberpsychology degree to explore human interaction with the internet and emerging technologies is being launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The MSc in Cyberpsycholo...

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Tuesday 06 June 2017

Funding secured to assess impact of passive smoking on dementia

The University of Wolverhampton has secured funding to carry out research on the impact of passive smoking on dementia. Professor Ruoling Chen from the University’s Faculty o...

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Tuesday 06 June 2017

NEON award puts staff names up in lights for aspiring programme

University of Wolverhampton staff were commended recently at a national awards ceremony for their work with Looked After Children. Natalie Latham and Melanie Harris work on the Uni...

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Tuesday 06 June 2017

Student scoops judo gold

A University of Wolverhampton student has scooped gold at a Junior European Judo Championship. Sports scholar and judoka Acelya Toprak’s 57kg gold medal at the Leibnitz Junio...

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Tuesday 06 June 2017

Expert advises South Korea on police reform

A University of Wolverhampton expert has become an official advisor to the South Korean parliament on issues of police reform. Professor in Criminology Graham Brooks’ researc...

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Tuesday 30 May 2017

Science event to inspire girls

A free event to raise aspirations and awareness of STEM subjects among primary school girls will be held at the University of Wolverhampton. Girls 4 Science on 13-14 June 2017 will...

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Tuesday 30 May 2017

Former professional footballer to lead new Physiotherapy course

A former professional footballer will be returning to home turf to put University of Wolverhampton students through their paces on a new Physiotherapy course. The BSc (Hons) Physio...

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Thursday 25 May 2017

International Academy’s summer programme is blooming

The University of Wolverhampton’s International Academy has announced its Summer Programmes for July and August. The International Academy Summer School  is based in Pri...

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Thursday 25 May 2017

Scholarship helps student drive forward career ambitions

The University of Wolverhampton has recently signed a three year scholarship agreement with the Hickman Educational Foundation to support an Engineering student. Clive Hickman, an ...

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Thursday 25 May 2017

Artists explore the concept of space

Two University of Wolverhampton students have displayed their work in an exhibition at the Eagle Works Gallery in Wolverhampton. Claire Buckerfield, from Wolverhampton, and Aimee M...

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Thursday 25 May 2017

Challenge to find new black British superhero launched

Children and young people have been challenged to put their thinking ‘capes’ on to design a new black British superhero.  The University of Wolverhampton and Wolve...

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Monday 22 May 2017

Why is the Midlands attractive to the Far Right?

The growth of the Far Right in the Midlands will be debated at a University of Wolverhampton event.  Journalists, academics and representatives of the police and criminal just...

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Friday 19 May 2017

International student touches down in Wednesbury

An international student studying at the University of Wolverhampton has shown he is on the ball after being signed up to play for Wednesbury Rugby Union Football Club. Stanley Taf...

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Friday 19 May 2017

Students on the ball in Wolves partnership

Sports students at the University of Wolverhampton are gaining first hand insight into working in professional football thanks to a partnership with Wolves. For the last three year...

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Thursday 18 May 2017

University flying the flag with Pride

Staff and students from the University of Wolverhampton will be flying the flag for equality at this year’s Birmingham Pride. The LGBT Staff Network and LGBT+ Student Society...

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Wednesday 17 May 2017

Ceramics and glass artwork auction helps student fundraising bid

The University of Wolverhampton will be putting unique ceramics and glass artwork up for sale at its prestigious annual auction. The auction, which will be hosted by Will Farmer fr...

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Wednesday 17 May 2017

Graduate has designs on range of modesty fashion clothing

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has found a fitting career in fashion design by launching a range of modesty sportswear and clothing which has been picked up by internationa...

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Wednesday 17 May 2017

Music graduate in tune with world leading classical singer

A University of Wolverhampton Music graduate from Kingswinford was in tune with one of the world’s greatest classical singers when she supported Russell Watson on his UK tour...

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Wednesday 17 May 2017

Photography students give clothing company maximum exposure

Students at the University of Wolverhampton fashioned a photography shoot for a local clothing company recently with the aim of giving the brand maximum exposure. Three Photography...

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Tuesday 16 May 2017

University celebrates Asian Heritage Month

The UK’s first British-Asian town mayor will be among the speakers at a University of Wolverhampton event to celebrate Asian Heritage Month. Councillor Bishan Dass will talk ...

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Tuesday 16 May 2017

Education expert to help develop World Economic Forum lifelong learning policy

A University of Wolverhampton professor has been chosen to help influence future education policy as part of a World Economic Forum group. Professor of Education, Alan Tuckett, has...

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Monday 15 May 2017

Sweet success for University

University of Wolverhampton staff enjoyed the sweet taste of success after achieving silver awards in a national cake competition. Mark Reeves-Williams, Store Manager in Starbucks,...

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Thursday 11 May 2017

Nurses share inspirational stories

Inspirational stories from retired and newly qualified nurses were shared during a special International Nurses’ Day event at the University of Wolverhampton. A range of posi...

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Thursday 11 May 2017

New Applied Physics course offers students limitless possibilities

The University of Wolverhampton is introducing a new Applied Physics degree course from September 2017. The Bachelor of Science (BcS) Honours degree will be taught by a new Directo...

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Thursday 11 May 2017

New interactive space offers right prescription for flexible learning

The University of Wolverhampton has invested £1/2 million in new interactive teaching spaces offering Pharmacy students the right prescription for flexible learning. First, s...

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Thursday 11 May 2017

Advertising deal struck with local football club

The University of Wolverhampton’s Hereford Business Solutions Centre has struck an advertising deal with Hereford Football Club. The award winning Business Solutions Centre, ...

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Thursday 11 May 2017

Construction super campus phoenix rises from the ashes in The Smoke

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated its investment of £100 million in a construction super campus at a prestigious event at the House of Lords in London. The investmen...

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Tuesday 09 May 2017

Former workers revisit Springfield to find out about £100m transformation

The University of Wolverhampton gave former brewery workers an exclusive tour of their old workplace to see how it is being transformed into an architecture and built environment s...

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Tuesday 09 May 2017

Graduate appeals for football donations to kick off competition in Cameroon

A University of Wolverhampton graduate who organises a football tournament for women in deprived areas of Cameroon is appealing for sports equipment to support their next competiti...

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Monday 08 May 2017

INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY CASE STUDY: CHARLOTTE CRELLIN

“My nursing career story doesn’t start off so great, so bear with me. It does get better.   I never wanted to be a nurse. I was never one of those children who use...

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Monday 08 May 2017

Rhythmic gymnast in bid for Commonwealth Games

A talented rhythmic gymnast is hoping to spin her way to the Commonwealth Games with support from the University of Wolverhampton. Mimi Cesar, from Sutton Coldfield, is currently i...

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Monday 08 May 2017

Celebration of University sporting achievements

Judo swept the board at the University of Wolverhampton’s annual sports awards. The 2017 awards, organised by the Institute of Sport, celebrates the achievements of the Unive...

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Monday 08 May 2017

Entrepreneurial students raise £19,000 for local charities

Business-minded students at the University of Wolverhampton put their entrepreneurial skills to the test to raise almost £19,000 for local charities. The 250 University of W...

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Thursday 04 May 2017

Risk project wins regional construction award

A pioneering risk management project co-ordinated by the University of Wolverhampton has scooped a prize win in the Innovation Category at this year’s West Midlands Celebrati...

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Thursday 04 May 2017

Nursing profession to be celebrated

Students and graduates will share their experiences at a special event to celebrate the nursing profession at the University of Wolverhampton. The International Nurses Day event on...

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Tuesday 02 May 2017

Artsfest celebrates creative and cultural life in Black Country

For the third year running, the University of Wolverhampton is staging its seven week festival across Wolverhampton in celebration of the arts. Artsfest is a collaborative project ...

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Tuesday 02 May 2017

Dedicated students celebrated

Dedicated students who volunteer in the community and have completed successful work placements have been recognised by the University of Wolverhampton. The annual Employment and V...

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Tuesday 02 May 2017

‘Outstanding’ achievement for Knowledge Transfer initiatives

Three innovative business partnerships run by the University of Wolverhampton have been awarded an ‘outstanding’ grade by a Government agency. The three Knowledge Trans...

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Friday 28 April 2017

Enterprise excellence celebrated at awards ceremony

Ambitious graduates and high flying businesses were celebrated at a glittering University of Wolverhampton awards ceremony. The Business Achievement Awards recognise individuals an...

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Thursday 27 April 2017

Excellence in teaching recognised

Two University of Wolverhampton staff members have been awarded a prestigious status which recognises excellence in teaching. Dr Peter Robinson and Dr Megan Lawton have both achiev...

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Wednesday 26 April 2017

World leading educators take to the stage in Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting an event which explores how educators can create a powerful learning environment. In the only presentation of its kind in the UK, the &ls...

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Wednesday 26 April 2017

Contractor appointment puts spoke in the works for manufacturing centre

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed Midlands based contractor, Shaylor Group, to build its Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) Spoke at the former Thomas Dudley ...

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Wednesday 26 April 2017

University hosts mayoral debate

Candidates contesting the forthcoming elections for the role of West Midlands Mayor took part in a debate at the University of Wolverhampton. The event in the Chancellor’s Ha...

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Wednesday 26 April 2017

Santander offers students the right formula with sponsorship deal

Santander UK has offered University of Wolverhampton Race Team (UWR) students a formula for success by sponsoring its Formula Student race car. Students are tasked with producing a...

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Wednesday 26 April 2017

University cultivates 30 year partnership in China

The University of Wolverhampton recently celebrated a 30 year partnership with Yunnan Agricultural University (YAU) in China. YAU is a key University in Yunnan Province, which spe...

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Wednesday 26 April 2017

Climate change project puts energy into saving money for business

The University of Wolverhampton's project is offering free energy assessments to eligible SMEs with appropriate premises in the Black Country Region. The BECCI Project (Built Envi...

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Tuesday 25 April 2017

Security expert to present lecture on why terrorists give up

A leading security expert will discuss why terrorists give up at a University of Wolverhampton lecture. George Kassimeris, Professor of Security at the University, will present his...

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Tuesday 25 April 2017

University takes part in the fourth industrial revolution

The University of Wolverhampton is taking part in an event which has been designed to explore responses to the ever changing industrial landscape. Trowers & Hamlins, a Birmingh...

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Tuesday 25 April 2017

Former graduate shows off the art of glass at London show

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has been selected to exhibit her work at a prestigious art event in London. Naomi Jacques, 33 from Staffordshire, has been selected by N...

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Monday 24 April 2017

European graduate masters the art of distance learning

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has published her experience of studying at the Wolverhampton School of Art in a prestigious art magazine in Europe. Patty Wouters, 60, an ar...

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Monday 24 April 2017

International partnership on cyber security agreed

The University of Wolverhampton has signed a new agreement with a Canadian university to work together on research into cybersecurity. The Wolverhampton Cyber Research Institute ha...

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Thursday 20 April 2017

Last chance to snap up Mayoral Debate Tickets

People wanting to quiz the candidates hoping to become the new West Midlands Mayor are being urged to grab the remaining tickets for the event at the University of Wolverhampton. T...

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Thursday 20 April 2017

Knock-out Lauren packs a punch

A University of Wolverhampton student is packing a punch by combining her studies with bouts in the professional boxing ring. Known as the Black Widow, Lauren Johnson recently turn...

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Thursday 13 April 2017

Celebration of community engagement project

A £4,000 project to nurture religious and cultural integration in Wolverhampton has been celebrated at an event at the city’s University. The LEAF (Language, exercise a...

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Wednesday 12 April 2017

The Black Country Technology & Skills Event

The Black Country Technology & Skills Event Wednesday 3rd May 2017 8.00 am for 8.30 am start10.00 am finishFree to attendUniversity of Wolverhampton Science Park, Wolverhampto...

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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Cyber Cops steering students away from the dark side

Officers in a specialist West Midlands cybercrime unit are working with universities to train a new generation of digital security experts – and to steer tech-savvy students ...

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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Boat trip gives students a steer on careers in the shipping industry

University of Wolverhampton students got a steer on careers in the shipping industry when they visited Portsmouth recently. Six students studying for a degree in Environmental Heal...

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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Students find a place to reflect at cultural black art history exhibition

Students at the University of Wolverhampton visited an art exhibition in Nottingham recently to explore themes of cultural identity. ‘The Place is Here’ exhibition is b...

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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Students record work experience at local radio station

University of Wolverhampton students recorded some valuable work experience when they visited a local radio station recently. First year students studying for a degree in Multimedi...

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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Dean honoured for achievements in the field of science

A University of Wolverhampton Professor received recognition recently for her contribution to raising the profile of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics...

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Tuesday 11 April 2017

Degree students scout out live creative design project

A University of Wolverhampton student created a winning design for a feature in a national magazine recently – scouting out the competition for future careers in the design i...

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Monday 10 April 2017

Academics to debate Brexit human rights implications

Legal experts will take part in a roundtable debate at the University of Wolverhampton about the human rights implications of Brexit. The event has been organised by University of ...

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Monday 10 April 2017

University to strengthen links in India

The University of Wolverhampton is set to further strengthen education and business links in India during a visit to the country. The visit, which started on 9 April 2017, will be ...

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Monday 10 April 2017

Visionary device scoops £20,000 award

An innovative device which will improve the quality of life of thousands of people with double vision has received £20,000 after winning a top award. The Beacon Centre and th...

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Thursday 06 April 2017

Teambuilding residential inspires students to raise cash for charity

Faculty of Science & Engineering students at the University of Wolverhampton have joined forces to raise money for charity after attending a teambuilding residential recently. ...

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Thursday 06 April 2017

Students to celebrate graduation

More than 800 students are set to reap the rewards of their hard work when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton next week. Students and their family and friends will ...

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Tuesday 04 April 2017

Assessment research scoops award

A senior lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton has scooped a top award for her innovative research into assessment feedback for nursing students. Donna Lewis won the Research...

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Tuesday 04 April 2017

Graduate appointed as Chief Magistrate

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has been appointed to one of the top roles in the judiciary. Tanweer Ikram has been appointed by the Queen as Deputy Senior District Judge (C...

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Monday 03 April 2017

University to host West Mids Mayoral Debate

The University of Wolverhampton is to host a “Question Time” style debate featuring the candidates for the West Midlands Mayoral Election. The event will be the only on...

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Monday 03 April 2017

Legal eagles success at mooting competition

Budding legal eagles took to the stand to argue a gross negligence case at a University of Wolverhampton law competition. Six schools took part in the regional mooting competition ...

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Monday 03 April 2017

Senior nurse shares expertise

One of country’s most senior nurses shared her knowledge and experience with the next generation of specialist community nurses at the University of Wolverhampton. Dr Lisa Ba...

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Friday 31 March 2017

Students ready for life in the fast lane after unveiling new racing cars

Two racing cars which have been transformed by engineering students at the University of Wolverhampton have been unveiled during a visit to the world famous Morgan Motor Company in...

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Thursday 30 March 2017

Top award for LGBT staff network

A support network at the University of Wolverhampton has received a top award recognising the institution’s commitment to equality. The University scooped the West Midlands N...

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Thursday 30 March 2017

Iconic building named in honour of WWII codebreaker launched

An iconic building which has been renamed in honour of the wartime code-breaker Alan Turing has been officially launched at the University of Wolverhampton. A special event to cel...

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Thursday 30 March 2017

University wins Guardian Award

The University of Wolverhampton has won a top industry award for its work to encourage staff equality. The University took the award for Advancing Staff Equality in the annual Guar...

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Thursday 30 March 2017

New home for Sandwell business hub

The University of Wolverhampton, in partnership with Sandwell Council and Sandwell College, has extended its support for local businesses across the region by opening a new base fo...

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Staff and students enjoying the International Fair

Tuesday 28 March 2017

International fair to celebrate diversity

Music, dancing and food from around the world will be on offer at the University of Wolverhampton’s annual International Fair. The event on Thursday, 6 April 2017 aims to cel...

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Tuesday 28 March 2017

Students compete in FA People’s Cup

University of Wolverhampton students were given a taste of the FA Cup journey when they took part in a national football competition. The FA People’s Cup is a national 5 a-si...

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Monday 27 March 2017

Engineering team gears up for new race season

University of Wolverhampton (UWR) Race Team engineering students have unveiled this year’s MSV Formula 3 Cup Championship racing car at the newly refurbished £10 millio...

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Monday 27 March 2017

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 Englan...

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Thursday 23 March 2017

Animation students get a head start with industry experience

University of Wolverhampton students are working on a project to bring a mental health awareness and education programme to life for young people. HeadStart is a Big Lottery Fund i...

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Thursday 23 March 2017

Agreement signed to strengthen partnership with China

The University of Wolverhampton has signed an official agreement with Yanshan University in China to further strengthen partnership ties with the country. Yanshan University is bas...

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