2017 Articles

Friday 22 December 2017

Knighthood for University professor

A University of Wolverhampton professor who has been a pioneer in the field of adult learning for 40 years has received a knighthood in the New Year Honours list. Professor Sir ...

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Friday 22 December 2017

International consultancy grows team with new Black Country recruits

Global construction, property and management consultant, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) has grown its team with the appointment of seven Black Country graduates from the University ...

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Friday 22 December 2017

New report highlights why adapting learning spaces matters for innovative teaching and learning

Practical advice for schools on how to adapt learning spaces to support the innovative use of technology has been published in a new report by a leading University of ...

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Friday 22 December 2017

Visit by Hubei Engineering University

The University of Wolverhampton was delighted to welcome our long term partners Hubei Engineering University, China, recently.  A delegation from Hubei visited Wolverhampton ...

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Friday 22 December 2017

Budding entrepreneurs raise £17k for local charities

Entrepreneurial students from the University of Wolverhampton have raised more than £17,000 for local charities as part of a business module. More than 30 groups of students ...

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Thursday 21 December 2017

Artist banks competition short list success

A University of Wolverhampton art graduate was short listed in this year’s Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year competition. Lindsay Pritchard, 46, from Wolverhampton ...

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Wednesday 20 December 2017

ECMS helps create the right pattern for apprenticeships

The Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) has helped a local engineering company create the right pattern for plugging its skills gap by taking on a new apprentice. TheECMS ...

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Wednesday 20 December 2017

China awards the hand of friendship for ground breaking partnership

A leading University of Wolverhampton academic has been presented with a ‘Friendship Award’ by the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in China. Mike Fullen, ...

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Tuesday 19 December 2017

Building links with employers leads to Apprenticeship success

A visit to a University of Wolverhampton Open Day resulted in one student finding an Apprenticeship with a national construction company. Jagroop Dhillow, 18, from Barr Beacon ...

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Tuesday 19 December 2017

KTM HEADS TO SCHOOL

The next generation of motorsport engineering students at the University of Wolverhampton have been given a READY TO RACE boost in the form of a KTM DUKE 690 motor from the ...

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Tuesday 19 December 2017

Chinese scholar joins the Wolves pack

A Chinese Visiting Scholar has joined the University of Wolverhampton pack by decorating two ‘Wolves in Wolves’ sculptures. Lin Zhao, Deputy Head of Arts at Yanshan ...

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Tuesday 19 December 2017

University finds right chemistry to reach out to schools

The University of Wolverhampton held an outreach event during the Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Chemistry Week’ to inspire A Level students to consider studying ...

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Tuesday 19 December 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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Tuesday 19 December 2017

Student services team stay close to their roots

The staff in the Faculty of Social Sciences student services office all have something in common ... They are all graduates of the University of Wolverhampton who have gone on to ...

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Monday 18 December 2017

Wolverhampton to host Christmas extravaganza

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

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Friday 15 December 2017

Honour for volunteering research project

A University of Wolverhampton graduate who helped transform the way a local charity engages with volunteers has been honoured for her work. Marta Rios received the Chartered ...

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Wednesday 13 December 2017

Exhibition celebrates psychedelic movement

A mind blowing Psychedelic Exhibition being held at the University of Wolverhampton is all set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. The celebration of ...

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Wednesday 13 December 2017

The Psychology Behind Star Wars

Dr Danny Hinton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, takes a look at the psychology behind Star Wars following the release of The Last Jedi this week. Mentoring relationships are a ...

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Friday 08 December 2017

Black Country growth businesses create over £2bn in revenues

-       The top 50 fast growth businesses in the region generate £2.09bn -       Average turnover grew by 70% ...

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Tuesday 05 December 2017

Students make the shortlist at prestigious TV awards

Two films made by University of Wolverhampton TV and Film Production graduates were shortlisted at this year’s national Royal Television Society (RTS) Midlands ...

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Tuesday 05 December 2017

University and Walsall score new sponsorship deal

The University of Wolverhampton has announced a new three year sponsorship deal with Walsall Football Club. The deal extends the partnership between the League One Club and the ...

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Tuesday 05 December 2017

VIDEO: Why I chose nursing

Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Clare Dickens was a finalist in the prestigious Nursing Times Nurse of the Year Awards.  Clare has pioneered an award-winning approach to ...

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Tuesday 05 December 2017

Special event to acknowledge students’ achievements

Westford University College organised its first ‘Colloquium’ to acknowledge the achievements of the students who have successfully completed their MBA degree with the ...

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Tuesday 05 December 2017

Celebration of Oman’s National Day

The University of Wolverhampton’s Omani students put on a wonderful display in celebration of the Oman's National Day. The vibrant celebration took place on Friday, 1 ...

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Monday 04 December 2017

National coaching award for PhD student

A University of Wolverhampton PhD student has clinched a national coaching award. Russel Smith, who is also Chair of the University’s Institute of Sport Advisory Group, ...

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Friday 01 December 2017

Stafford centre opens doors at community day

The University of Wolverhampton officially launched its new centre in Stafford with a packed family community day. The new regional learning centre, known as University of ...

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Friday 01 December 2017

University scoops award for professional practice course

The University of Wolverhampton has scooped an award for its innovative approach to providing courses tailored specifically for business. The Architecture and Built Environment ...

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Friday 01 December 2017

University academic helps shape national cybersecurity consultation

The University of Wolverhampton has been helping to devise policy on cyber resilience by taking part in a national cybersecurity consultation. Tony Proctor, a cyber security ...

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Friday 01 December 2017

Successful Joint Educational Programme visit to China

University of Wolverhampton staff have recently returned from a visit to China to meet with partners.  The strategic visit was to two of the University’s important ...

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Thursday 30 November 2017

Aspiring teachers invited to Christmas lectures

Aspiring teachers are invited to get into the festive spirit at a University of Wolverhampton lecture series. People who are considering coming to the University to study teacher ...

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Wednesday 29 November 2017

Historian to present lecture revisiting 1918

A leading historian is to present a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton revisiting the strategy and politics leading to 1918. Professor David Stevenson, from the ...

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Tuesday 28 November 2017

Student scoops national cancer award

A University of Wolverhampton student has scooped an award for her work into cancer research. Ogechi Nkeonye, originally from Nigeria and studying for a PhD in Biomedical Science ...

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Tuesday 28 November 2017

Students learn to ‘code’ human emotions

A psychologist is transforming the way students interpret facial expressions and emotions as part of a course at the University of Wolverhampton. Lecturer Dr Tracey Platt is a ...

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Monday 27 November 2017

Students enhance their legal credentials

The next generation of legal professionals have enhanced their career credentials at a University of Wolverhampton law fair. More than 70 current students and graduates visited ...

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Friday 24 November 2017

Prestigious honour for influential historian

A University of Wolverhampton historian has received a prestigious national accolade for his work on the First World War.  Dr Spencer Jones has been made a Haig Fellow for ...

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Friday 24 November 2017

Prestigious International Award for Scientist

A University of Wolverhampton scientist has received a prestigious global award for his outstanding contribution in the field of advanced materials and technology. Dr Arun Arjunan ...

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Friday 24 November 2017

Lecturer delivers keynote speech at Parliament

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer delivered a keynote speech in Parliament to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first Guru of the Sikhs. Dr Opinderjit Kaur ...

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Thursday 23 November 2017

Students get new buses on board at University

The University of Wolverhampton has taken delivery of five new double deck buses to improve travel between campuses for students. The £1.2million investment in improved ...

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Thursday 23 November 2017

Professor to lead women’s football history project

A University of Wolverhampton professor has been selected to lead a national project focused on unlocking the hidden history of women’s football. Professor of Sport Jean ...

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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Recognition for renowned researcher

A University of Wolverhampton Professor has been recognised on an international list of highly cited researchers. Professor of Information Science Mike Thelwall is an ...

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Wednesday 22 November 2017

New University centre opens its doors in Stafford

The University of Wolverhampton is officially launching its new centre in Stafford this weekend with a packed family community day. The new regional learning centre, known as ...

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Tuesday 21 November 2017

Wolf joins the race team pack in Telford

A new member of the University of Wolverhampton Race Team (UWR) has joined the pack at the Telford Innovation Campus.  Following the success of the recent ‘Wolves in ...

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Tuesday 21 November 2017

Judo stars scoop sports awards

Two University of Wolverhampton sports stars have scooped top awards at a regional award ceremony. Student Acelya Toprak won the prestigious sports personality of the year ...

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Monday 20 November 2017

VIDEO: Combining studying with elite sport

Rising 400m star Amy Hillyard is combining competiting at an international level with studying for a degree. Amy, from Wolverhampton, is trained by Toni Minichiello, who coached ...

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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

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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