March 2017

Lecture to focus on the impact of WW1 on the Middle East

The impact of the First World War on the Middle Eastwill be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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University to sponsor Deaffest

The University of Wolverhampton is delighted to be the main sponsor of Deaffest 2017, the UK’s leading Deaf-led film and arts festival.

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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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Ceremony breaks new ground in investment in manufacturing skills

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed Aspect Construction to build its Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) Hub

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University takes a uniform approach to a new Policing Degree Apprenticeship

The University of Wolverhampton is set to become one of the first in the country to offer a Degree Apprenticeship in policing.

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English studies celebration books a place in University history

The University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Arts celebrated 50 years of teaching English at a prestigious event held in the Chancellor’s Hall

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Artists illustrate creative collective in careers workshop

Students worked collectively to create a joint piece of work when an internationally renowned group of artists delivered a workshop during Career Development Week.

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Students get switched on to careers in broadcasting at BBC bootcamp

Students at the University of Wolverhampton were switched on to finding out about film, production and TV careers when they took part in a Broadcasting Bootcamp recently.

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Wolverhampton study finds exercise is the biggest factor in preventing heart disease

Researchers from the University of Wolverhampton have found the single most important factor in maintaining a healthy heart is being fit

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University to host European judo event

The University of Wolverhampton’s Walsall Campus and British Judo will host the 2017 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) European Judo Championships.

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University partners with international company to provide Degree Apprenticeships

The University has agreed a three year partnership deal with leading public sector services provider, Serco, to provide one of the first Degree Apprenticeships in the UK

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New security centre marches ahead in fight against cyber crime

The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has successfully secured funding of £2.82m on behalf of the University of Wolverhampton

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Event inspires innovation for businesses in the Black Country

The Black Country Growth Hub is challenging entrepreneurs, managers and leaders to consider what innovation can bring to their business

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Learning regions under the spotlight

The concept of a learning region will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Paralympian inspires future sports leaders

Paralympian gold medallist Danielle Brown inspired female school pupils to be leaders in sport during a special event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Drive towards Degree Apprenticeships officially registered

The University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship Hub has been successful in its application to register for the delivery of Apprenticeships.

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University puts £100 million regeneration project on the map at MIPIM

The University of Wolverhampton is showcasing its £100 million Springfield regeneration project at MIPIM – the annual international property convention held in Cannes.

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Students figure out data in two day competition

University of Wolverhampton students took part in a mega two-day data competition designed to put analysis on the learning map

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Abandoned theme park images give insight into urban exploration

Images of an abandoned British theme park have been revealed after a University of Wolverhampton academic was granted exclusive access for a research project.

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New sports projects to be launched in city’s socially deprived areas

Two socially deprived areas of Wolverhampton are set to benefit from new sports projects run by students from the city’s University.

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Students urged to pitch great ideas

Entrepreneurial students at the University of Wolverhampton are being encouraged to pitch their business ideas for the chance to take part in a national competition.

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Project secures £500k from Government to expand successful approach for tackling BME attainment gap

Six education institutions have been awarded £500,000 to help increase the number of students from black and minority ethnic backgrounds who achieve good degrees.

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Schools to face legal battle

Six schools will take to the stand to argue a moot problem at a University of Wolverhampton law competition.

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New catering facilities in line for top award

The University of Wolverhampton is hoping to serve up a treat after its £4.9million new catering facilities were shortlisted for a top award.

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University conference builds confidence in manufacturing growth

To mark the completion of a £10 million investment in engineering facilities, the University hosted a manufacturing engineering conference in Telford.

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Professor of Security comments on the Westminster Attacks

Professor George Kassimeris, Professor of Security Studies, has been researching and writing on terrorism and political violence for more than 20 years.

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Lecture to question why women work below their level of competence

The question of how and why women work below their level of competence will be explored during a public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Art graduate hits the right note with bronze statue of pop icon, Cilla Black

Former University of Wolverhampton art student hit the right note when she created a bronze statue of Cilla Black that is now on display outside The Cavern in Liverpool.

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Agreement signed to strengthen partnership with China

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

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Animation students get a head start with industry experience

University of Wolverhampton students are working on a project to bring a mental health awareness and education programme to life for young people.

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Top tourism rating for campus accommodation

Conference accommodation at a University of Wolverhampton campus has been given a top rating by the national tourist board.

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Engineering team gears up for new race season

University of Wolverhampton Race Team students have unveiled this year’s MSV Formula 3 Cup Championship racing car at the Telford Innovation Campus.

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Students compete in FA People’s Cup

University of Wolverhampton students were given a taste of the FA Cup journey when they took part in a national football competition.

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International fair to celebrate diversity

Music, dancing and food from around the world will be on offer at the University of Wolverhampton’s annual International Fair.

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New home for Sandwell business hub

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

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University wins Guardian Award

The University of Wolverhampton has won a top industry award for its work to encourage staff equality.

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Iconic building named in honour of WWII codebreaker launched

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

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Top award for LGBT staff network

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

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

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

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