The University of Wolverhampton

2017 Articles

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Friday 24 February 2017

University of Wolverhampton Statement on Death of Staff Member

The University of Wolverhampton is saddened to confirm that a woman who was killed after a serious incident in Wolverhampton was a member of its staff.

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Thursday 23 February 2017

Building renamed in honour of Alan Turing

A University of Wolverhampton building has been renamed in honour of the brilliant mathematician and wartime code breaker Alan Turing.

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Thursday 23 February 2017

University makes multi-million pound commitment to research

The University of Wolverhampton is investing £6m to drive forward its long-term research agenda.

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Thursday 23 February 2017

University lecture to celebrate the work of female professors

The University of Wolverhampton will be celebrating the contribution of its female professors with a special lecture next month.

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Wednesday 22 February 2017

Students get a taste of typeface in career talk

Inspirational designer and type champion, Sarah Hyndman, visited the University of Wolverhampton recently to speak to Visual Communications degree students

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Tuesday 21 February 2017

New manager appointed to develop business for flagship project

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Business Development Manager for the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS)

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Tuesday 21 February 2017

Lecture rethinks Lawrence of Arabia

Rethinking Lawrence of Arabia will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Gold rush for judo stars

Judo stars at the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after scooping a haul of gold medals at a national sports competition.

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Monday 20 February 2017

New Challenge Academy launched to boost skills

Students will be taking on real life business challenges as part of a new project at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Unsung Hero initiative bags place in final of the Soldiering on Awards

The University of Wolverhampton’s business-start up programme, ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’, has been announced as a finalist in the coveted Soldiering on Awards 2017.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Local company furnishes students with design skills

Product Design students have been furnished with a range of skills after taking part in a competition held by a local furniture design company.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Collaboration with Rio lays the groundwork for environmental education

The University of Wolverhampton is collaborating with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro to help educate people on environmental issues.

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Monday 20 February 2017

University computer science lecturer talks technology at Google conference

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer was invited by Google to speak at the British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) held in London recently.

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Monday 20 February 2017

England cricket captain Joe Root visits University

New England cricket captain Joe Root has shared his top tips with young players and fielded questions from students during a visit to the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 15 February 2017

Fashion designer gives students cutting edge advice

Local fashion designer, Paul Burbridge from Burbo K’Ture, was on hand to give University of Wolverhampton students cutting edge industry advice recently.

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Wednesday 15 February 2017

Students draw on local history for art exhibition

University of Wolverhampton Applied Arts second year degree students are exhibiting a range of glass and ceramics artwork

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Monday 13 February 2017

International students celebrate with graduation ceremonies

The University of Wolverhampton has celebrated with students from across the world at a number of International Graduation Ceremonies.

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Monday 13 February 2017

Drama students take pride in theatre show production

Six first year students from the University of Wolverhampton have been treading the boards recently when they staged a theatre production

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Friday 10 February 2017

Sir Clive Woodward kicks off new Degree Apprenticeship for University

Sir Clive Woodward OBE, former England Rugby Union player and coach, will kick off a new Degree Apprenticeship at a Breakfast Event on Thursday 9th March 2017

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Thursday 09 February 2017

Students speed ahead on fundraising challenge

Enterprising University of Wolverhampton students will be raising funds for five local charities as part of their coursework this year.

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Thursday 09 February 2017

Week of events to boost career credentials

A week of special activities and events is being hosted by the University of Wolverhampton to enable students to boost their career credentials and gain new skills.

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Tuesday 07 February 2017

Community science lecturers talk about what happens when we die

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

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Tuesday 07 February 2017

Net a place at University with special open day

The University of Wolverhampton will be holding an open day with a difference this coming weekend – for people interested in netball.

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Tuesday 07 February 2017

Sports students kick off coaching camps in India

Sports students from the University of Wolverhampton travelled to India to run training camps for girls from disadvantaged backgrounds at a school in Jaipur.

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Monday 06 February 2017

Innovative work of special educational needs teachers to be celebrated

An event to share best practice among teachers working with children with special educational needs and disabilities is to be hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 06 February 2017

Funding for £5million rainforest project secured

A new £5million project is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton to transform the lives of people in the Congo rainforest and protect the environment.

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Friday 03 February 2017

Competition names English graduate as best new poet

A University of Wolverhampton English graduate picked up a poetic accolade recently and has secured a place in a new book of poetry.

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Thursday 02 February 2017

University showcases Degree Apprenticeships at annual show

Staff from the University of Wolverhampton Apprenticeship Hub will be showcasing the benefits of Degree Apprenticeships at the annual Apprenticeship Show

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Thursday 02 February 2017

University reaches out at national care leavers’ conference

The University of Wolverhampton attended a national conference recently to deliver a workshop on its groundbreaking programme, Aspire2Uni.

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Thursday 02 February 2017

New Fellowship for STEM is full STEAM ahead

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a Fellow of Public Engagement for Science, Engineering and Maths (STEM)

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Thursday 02 February 2017

Course prepares international students for degree study

The University of Wolverhampton’s International Academy has helped prepare students from Oman, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and South East Asia for studying at degree level

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Thursday 02 February 2017

Telford opens doors on its £10 million investment

The University of Wolverhampton is opening its doors to showcase some of its new facilities in Telford following a £10 million investment in engineering.

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Thursday 02 February 2017

University awarded more than £650,000 for landmark Coal Mining industry research project

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded more than £650,000 to undertake a major study of the British Coal industry and its subsequent demise.

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Thursday 02 February 2017

New Trainee Nursing Associate course launched

A new course which will train over 100 new nursing associates to support healthcare in the Black Country, Shropshire and Staffordshire has been officially launched.

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Tuesday 31 January 2017

Visit by the Brexit Select Committee

Article by MA Contemporary Media student, Ryan Hillback, on the visit of the House of Commons Select Committee

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Tuesday 31 January 2017

Students to provide legal companion support

Law students will be supporting members of the public in their dealings with the court as part of a scheme at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 30 January 2017

Photography brings fashion to life for Clothes Show

University of Wolverhampton Fashion and Photography students collaborated recently on a project in the run up to the Clothes Show re

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Friday 27 January 2017

International flavour for students celebrating Chinese New Year

The University of Wolverhampton Chinese Students & Scholars Society celebrated the start of Chinese New Year at the City Campus in Wolverhampton.

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Vice Chancellor Geoff Layer is appointed to Social Mobility Group

Thursday 26 January 2017

Supporting students with disabilities

The Department for Education has published best practice guidance aimed at universities, colleges and HE providers on how to best support students with disabilities.

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Thursday 26 January 2017

University celebrates LGBT History Month

The University of Wolverhampton will be hosting a series of high profile events to celebrate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) History Month in February.

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Tuesday 24 January 2017

Lamp procession celebrates success of student nurses

Student nurses celebrated the end of their studies at the University of Wolverhampton with a special lamp procession.

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Tuesday 24 January 2017

Public lecture to reveal how sports psychology can help people reach their goals

People looking to up their mental game will be interested in a free lecture by a renowned sports psychologist at the University of Wolverhampton next month.

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Tuesday 24 January 2017

University to host One World Film Festival

The University of Wolverhampton will be celebrating the life experiences of Black and Asian people from all over the world with a week of film screenings.

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Tuesday 24 January 2017

Successful entrepreneur to present Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture

An inspirational entrepreneur who arrived in Britain as a child refugee on the Kindertransport is to present the annual Holocaust Lecture at the University.

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Thursday 19 January 2017

Support for LGBT staff members recognised

The University has significantly improved the support it provides to LGBT Staff members and the wider cause of LGBT Equality, as recognised by Stonewall.

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Thursday 19 January 2017

Tribute to sporting pioneer

The University of Wolverhampton has paid tribute to Baroness Heyhoe Flint who died yesterday. (Wednesday 18 January 2017)

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Monday 16 January 2017

£8 million fund provides catalyst for building growth in Black Country

The University of Wolverhampton has been successful in securing £8 million for its ground-breaking regeneration partnership at the former Springfield Brewery site.

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Thursday 12 January 2017

Lamp procession to celebrate student nurses

Student nurses will celebrate the end of their studies at the University of Wolverhampton with a special lamp procession.

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Tuesday 10 January 2017

Omani nurses celebrate success

A group of nurses from Oman are to become the first to complete a specialist training course at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 10 January 2017

Sports entrepreneur launches new business

An entrepreneurial sports graduate has launched his own head-hunting company thanks to support from a University of Wolverhampton business scheme.

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Monday 09 January 2017

Aerospace collaboration training project takes off in the Black Country

The University of Wolverhampton has successfully secured almost €390,000 funding for a collaboration project

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Monday 09 January 2017

Art graduates showcase work at prestigious exhibition

Four graduates from the University of Wolverhampton School of Art have been selected to show their work at prestigious venues across the region

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Monday 09 January 2017

University signs up to Antibiotic Guardian campaign

University of Wolverhampton students and staff have signed up to a city-wide campaign to raise awareness of the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.

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Monday 09 January 2017

Lecturer explores using videogames as a teaching tool

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has combined business with pleasure recently by contributing to a book which focuses on enhancing teaching methods

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Monday 09 January 2017

New development manager joins Apprenticeship Hub

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Apprenticeship Development Manager in its drive towards providing higher and degree apprenticeships.

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Friday 06 January 2017

Race team geared up for motorsport engineering show

The University of Wolverhampton Race Team (UWR) is gearing up for the new race season – and it’s hoping to drive up interest in its range of engineering courses

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Thursday 05 January 2017

University announces plans for new Stafford centre

The University of Wolverhampton has announced plans to open a new education centre in Stafford town centre.

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Wednesday 04 January 2017

Community student art exhibition focuses on empty spaces

University of Wolverhampton students have developed an art exhibition exploring Wolverhampton’s empty spaces.

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Tuesday 03 January 2017

University welcomes new Lord-Lieutenant

The University of Wolverhampton has welcomed the appointment of John Crabtree OBE as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for the West Midlands.

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