2017 Articles

Thursday 16 November 2017

Students pitch radical new products in the ‘wolves’ den

Engineering students pitched their radical ideas for new products as part of a Dragon’s Den style event at the University of Wolverhampton. The 10 students were tasked with ...

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Tuesday 14 November 2017

New adult and children's nursing placements secured in Shropshire

Adult and children's nursing students at the University of Wolverhampton are to be offered placements at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust for the first time. The ...

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Monday 13 November 2017

National roll-out for successful research conference

A successful conference launched by the University of Wolverhampton to share best practice among teachers of children with special educational needs and disabilities is being ...

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Friday 10 November 2017

School pupil gets lots of advice on job prospects

A school pupil is getting lots of advice from the University of Wolverhampton to build on skills for a future Degree Apprenticeship. Lottie Rees, 17, attends the High School for ...

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Thursday 09 November 2017

Lecture to discuss public health campaigns

The success of public health campaigns will be the focus of a free lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. Professor John Middleton, Honorary Professor of Public Health at the ...

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Thursday 09 November 2017

Former Editor of The Economist to present lecture on how Inequality Threatens our Democracies

The former editor of The Economist is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to give a talk on the decline of liberal democracies in the West. Bill Emmott was Editor-in-Chief of ...

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Thursday 09 November 2017

University of Wolverhampton historian to feature in Channel 4 ‘Forgotten Army’ documentary

A University of Wolverhampton historian will feature in a Channel 4 documentary discussing the forgotten history of the Chinese Labour Corps in the First World ...

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Tuesday 07 November 2017

University to host Make in India event

Growth and investment opportunities in India will be highlighted to West Midlands businesses at an event hosted by the University of Wolverhampton along with the Consulate General ...

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Tuesday 07 November 2017

Academic trains children in the art of life saving

A leading University of Wolverhampton academic took part in a national campaign to train children to perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Dr Petula Nurse, the ...

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Monday 06 November 2017

Students bring a little Italy to Wolverhampton

Six 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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Monday 06 November 2017

University urges Tuesday giving for pancreatic cancer research

The University of Wolverhampton is supporting Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and #GivingTuesday to fund new treatments for pancreatic cancer. #GivingTuesday is a ...

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Monday 06 November 2017

Professional body extends to Hong Kong

The University of Wolverhampton has officially welcomed representatives in Hong Kong to its professional construction and engineering body. Dr Paul Hampton, Head of Architecture ...

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Monday 06 November 2017

Research collaboration provides food for thought for national companies

Research excellence at the University of Wolverhampton is giving national companies some food for thought. A unique three way collaboration between chemical engineers and ...

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Monday 06 November 2017

Student choreographs award winning future

A University of Wolverhampton student has choreographed a winning future having scooped an award recently at a high-profile business event. Kennedy Glews, 27 from Kingswinford, ...

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Monday 06 November 2017

For the love of the game

To celebrate FA Girls' Football Week, Sports Coaching Practice (Football) student and referee Chloe Matthews talks about her love of the game. She talks about why she enjoys ...

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Monday 06 November 2017

Kick off for FA Girls’ Football Week tournament

Students at the University of Wolverhampton are marking FA Girls’ Football Week by kicking off a special tournament. The Ladies 3v3 Tournament will take place on Friday, 10 ...

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Friday 03 November 2017

Professor to help overhaul Kenyan insolvency law

A University of Wolverhampton professor is working with the Kenyan government to overhaul insolvency legislation in the country. Professor Peter Walton has been nominated by the ...

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Friday 03 November 2017

Behind the Scenes with Lloyds Development Partner

Chemist and Druggist talks training with University of Wolverhampton Pharmacy graduate, Jess Follows, a learning and development partner at Lloyds parent company Celesio ...

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Friday 03 November 2017

Regional collaboration creates learning city

Key organisations from across the region - including Black Country, Telford and Staffordshire - came together to launch the Wolverhampton City Learning Region initiative at the ...

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Thursday 02 November 2017

Award shortlist for accommodation team

University of Wolverhampton staff have been shortlisted for a top award in recognition of a project to spot the early warning signs of suicide among students. The Accommodation ...

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Tuesday 31 October 2017

VIDEO: Using your degree to set up a sports business

Sports Studies and Development graduate Rudy Robinson talks about setting up his own boxing gym. Rudy launched a martial arts establishment in Birmingham during the second year of ...

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Tuesday 31 October 2017

Entrepreneurs invited to pitch ideas

Budding business gurus are being invited to pitch their enterprise ideas at a University of Wolverhampton event. Students and graduates will be aiming to convince a panel of ...

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Monday 30 October 2017

Nursing and medical students to receive training to help spot signs of radicalisation

Nursing and medical students at the University of Wolverhampton are to receive training to help them recognise signs of radicalisation in the first initiative of its kind. The ...

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Monday 30 October 2017

University to take a look behind the jokes

Comedians, psychologists and academics are set to delve behind the scenes of the comedy industry as part of a new festival in Wolverhampton. The University of ...

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Friday 27 October 2017

University courses to be taught again at Stafford Beaconside

The University of Wolverhampton has signed an agreement with the New Beacon Group to deliver higher education courses at its Beaconside Campus in Stafford. The Chinese based ...

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Friday 27 October 2017

New book of songs offers children a festive flavour

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has compiled a Christmas songbook for schools and community groups during the festive period. Kevin Stannard, Director of Performance and ...

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Friday 27 October 2017

The Rt Hon John Bercow MP visits Wolverhampton

The Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, visited the University of Wolverhampton to tour its research facilities and to present a guest lecture. His visit ...

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Friday 27 October 2017

Theatre announces new Associate Artist

The Arena Theatre is delighted to announce Wolverhampton-based independent dance artist, choreographer and cultural producer Jaivant Patel as their first Associate Artist. Jaivant ...

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Tuesday 24 October 2017

Chance to chalk up a new career

Budding teachers can find out more about entering the career at a University of Wolverhampton open event. The Choose to Teach event will take place on Thursday, 2 November 2017 at ...

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Tuesday 24 October 2017

First overseas bursary donation offers healthy boost for nursing

The University of Wolverhampton has received its first overseas bursary donation from across the Atlantic. Mary and Gary Rauchfuss, retired Army musicians from Williamsburg, ...

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Tuesday 24 October 2017

Graduate releases record to raise cash for cancer research

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has released a record to raise money for Cancer Research UK and the Compton Hospice based in Wolverhampton. Amy Goodall, 22 from ...

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Monday 23 October 2017

Students to host employment law clinic

University of Wolverhampton students will be offering employment law advice as part of a free advice clinic in Shropshire. The law advice clinic will take place at the University ...

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Monday 23 October 2017

Wolverhampton film-makers showcase Iceland

Wolverhampton-based creative filmmakers and aerial specialists Skies Untold have released their latest film, which depicts the raw beauty and natural spectacle of winter ...

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Monday 23 October 2017

WISE choice for biomedical student award nomination

A University of Wolverhampton student has been shortlisted for a national Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) award. Adeola Gbakinro, 21, from London has been ...

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Monday 23 October 2017

Event to celebrate brain injury charity anniversary

A free event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a local brain injury charity is being hosted at the University of Wolverhampton. Headway Black Country is hosting the convention ...

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Thursday 19 October 2017

Manufacturing apprentices build skills for the future

The first apprentices have joined the University of Wolverhampton’s Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills – with focus on building skills for the future. The Elite ...

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Thursday 19 October 2017

Snake expert joins scientists to explore basic instincts at pub event

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

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Wednesday 18 October 2017

Indoor facilities key to increasing tennis participation for all

More wheelchair users across the Midlands could get the chance to discover touchtennis and play year-round following the success of a programme at the University of ...

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Academics to discuss their innovative work to tackle plastic pollution

Researchers from the University of Wolverhampton will hold a public lecture to discuss their efforts to reduce plastic waste through the creation of biodegradable ...

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

New £10 million Science Centre open for business

The University of Wolverhampton showcased its investment in a new £10 million Science Centre addition on its Science Park, to potential tenants recently. Almost 50 visitors ...

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

University shows TV architect amazing spaces at Springfield

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a visit by celebrity architect, George Clarke – showing him amazing spaces at the Springfield redevelopment project. George Clarke is ...

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Speaker of the House of Commons to visit Wolverhampton

The Speaker of the House of Commons is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to tour its research facilities and present a guest lecture. The Rt Hon John Bercow MP will visit ...

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Free lecture on the psychology of pain

The Psychology of Pain will be the focus of a lecture day at the University of Wolverhampton. A leading clinical psychologist and a doctoral student will provide insights into the ...

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Monday 16 October 2017

University awarded funding to improve responses to hate crime

The University of Wolverhampton is among over 40 institutions which have been awarded a total of £1.8m to improve responses to hate crime and online harassment on ...

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Monday 16 October 2017

International innovation expert to present annual lecture

A University of Wolverhampton graduate who was part of the pioneering team behind the Xbox Kinect is to present a prestigious annual lecture. Val Wright will present the Crystal ...

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Thursday 12 October 2017

University sports students kick off new ‘aim high’ campaign

Successful sports students from the University of Wolverhampton are launching a new campaign which encourages young people to aim high. Olympic Gymnast and 2012 medallist, ...

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Thursday 12 October 2017

Research finds Leicester Cathedral contributes nearly £9m a year to local economy

Leicester Cathedral contributes £8.7m annually to the local economy, a figure that is likely to rise to £15m over the next six years, researchers at the University of ...

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Tuesday 10 October 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 ...

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Tuesday 10 October 2017

University and West Brom announce new partnership

The University of Wolverhampton has announced a new two-year sponsorship deal with West Bromwich Albion. The deal extends the partnership between the Premier League Club and the ...

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Monday 09 October 2017

University Partnership awarded a healthy half million boost for Degree Apprenticeships

Almost £500,000 has been secured by West Midlands Combined Universities to develop a Health and Care Degree Apprenticeship Accelerator Programme – helping to plug ...

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Monday 09 October 2017

Wolverhampton experts to feature at top US cyber security event

Two University of Wolverhampton staff have been invited to speak at a prestigious international cyber security conference in the United States. The CyberMaryland 2017 conference ...

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Monday 09 October 2017

Academic research to improve primate welfare in captivity

A University of Wolverhampton academic is working to improve the welfare of primates in captivity across Europe. Dr Stefano Vaglio is researching training, environment enrichments ...

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Friday 06 October 2017

New species of legless amphibian discovered in Seychelles

Scientists have discovered a new species of caecilian – a worm-like amphibian – on an island in the Seychelles. Dr Simon Maddock, a Lecturer in Conservation Genetics ...

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Thursday 05 October 2017

Telford Campus engineers links with India

University of Wolverhampton staff at Telford Innovation Campus hosted a visit by the Consulate General of India in Birmingham, Dr Aram Puri. Dr Puri was appointed Consul General ...

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Thursday 05 October 2017

University opens doors for its first full Higher/Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton is continuing to build on its commitment to providing employers with higher level skills by welcoming its first full cohort of Higher/Degree ...

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Wednesday 04 October 2017

Local businesses hop on brewery tour

As part of the fourth Annual Wolverhampton Business Week held recently, the University of Wolverhampton offered local employers the opportunity to hop on a brewery tour. The ...

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Tuesday 03 October 2017

Top recognition for education expert

A leading education expert from the University of Wolverhampton has received a prestigious award which recognises excellence in teaching. Diana Bannister MBE has achieved ...

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Tuesday 03 October 2017

Global Megatrends and the Black Country – new report highlights key influences for the future

A new report from a University of Wolverhampton academic has identified the global forces that could shape the future of the Black Country. Global Megatrends and the Black Country ...

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Monday 02 October 2017

Lecturer scoops award for contribution to Sikh studies

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer was presented with an award recently in recognition for her contribution to Sikh studies. Dr Opinderjit Kaur Takhar, Senior Lecturer in ...

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Friday 29 September 2017

Nursing and midwifery open event at Burton

People interested in studying nursing and midwifery are invited to an open afternoon at the University of Wolverhampton’s Burton Campus. The event will take place on ...

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Thursday 28 September 2017

European partners visit as part of the Assess Well project

The University of Wolverhampton’s International Academy hosted a visit recently from European partners taking part in the ‘Assess Well’ project. Working with ...

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Thursday 28 September 2017

Fringe event at Wolves Pride to host talks

A series of interesting and thought provoking talks will be taking place at the University of Wolverhampton as part of a Fringe event at Wolves Pride. Organised by the University, ...

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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Theatre keeps it in the family

The University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre is keeping it in the family and is now officially registered as meeting the Family Arts Standards. Part of the Family Arts ...

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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Reptile and amphibian expert joins Seychelles conservation efforts

A University of Wolverhampton researcher is part of a team undertaking vital conservation work to protect amphibians at risk in the Seychelles. Dr Simon Maddock, from the Faculty ...

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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Tour on offer for new Science Centre

As part of the City of Wolverhampton’s 4th Annual Business Week, the University of Wolverhampton is offering businesses a tour of its new Science Centre. The new £10.1 ...

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Monday 25 September 2017

Belgrade European Open Gold for student Acelya Toprak

A University of Wolverhampton student has topped the medal rostrum at a top international judo event. Acelya Toprak secured gold at the 2017 Belgrade European Open in Serbia on ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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’ ...

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the new science lab

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 ...

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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) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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