The University of Wolverhampton
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Schools and Colleges Open Day

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Join us at the University of Wolverhampton for our Schools and Colleges Open Day.

Give your students a choice of exciting sessions to get involved with – whatever their interest, from the arts to engineering.

With expert staff available from across our subjects, as well as our support services to answer any queries, confirm your group visit now and get your students considering their next steps.

Our question-busting teams will be available on the day:

  • Making student money go further
  • Enjoying life in university accommodation
  • Getting support from the Student Enabling Centre
  • Adding an extra dimension with the Students’ Union
  • International options: learning languages or studying abroad

Should you have any further questions please contact scopenday@wlv.ac.uk

 

Book tickets for your students visit now

 

Schedule

Faculty of Social Sciences

Time of sessionDuration of sessionTitle of sessionDescription of sessionRooming
10-10:45 45mins A taste of Financial Accounting (Business -Accounting) Case study group exercise to explore the relationship between daily transactions and the year-end financial statements. MC424
11-11:45 45mins Advertising that works: the science behind great ads (Business -Marketing) The session has two parts; the first will explore the science of signs, symbols and visual images, or 'semiotics', and how they are used in advertising; while in the second part, the pupils will have the opportunity to design their own advert applying the language of signs. MC232
12:00 - 12:45 45mins Business on the Move (Business) Using board games to provide insights into running a business. MC353
13:45-14:30 45mins Digital Marketing Workshop (Business) The student journey in creating a marketing video. MC408
10-10:45 45mins Digital Dating Abuse: A new form of violence? (Criminology) This presentation highlights the role of technology and social media as a new method to communicate dating abuse in teenage romantic relationships. Findings are presented from research conducted with teenagers (aged 12-18 years old) about their personal experiences of digital dating abuse. Can you guess what the findings were?' MC301
11-11:45 45mins Judgement Day (Law) Participants in this session will take on the role of court judges within the English legal system and will be asked to determine sentences, based on individual case studies explored throughout the session.  MH013
13:45-14:30 45mins Judgement Day (Law) Participants in this session will take on the role of court judges within the English legal system and will be asked to determine sentences, based on individual case studies explored throughout the session.  MH013
10-10:45 45mins Why what you think you know about the First World War is almost certainly wrong' (History) First World War MC229
11-11:45 45mins Warfare and Propaganda in the C20th (History) Second World War MC229
12:00 - 12:45 45mins "Popular Culture and Social Change in Post-War Britain" (History) Post War MC419

Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing

TimingsSubject/InstituteDescriptionRooming
10:00 - 10:45 LD Nursing Sensory Techniques and Communication - Find out all about Learning Disability Nursing and enjoy an interactive sensory session which highlights alternative methods of communication. MC438
11:00 -11:45 LD Nursing Sensory Techniques and Communication - Find out all about Learning Disability Nursing and enjoy an interactive sensory session which highlights alternative methods of communication. MC438
11:00 - 11:45 Psychology Positive Psychology - A light hearted, interactive session and discussion on how psychology can impact on our daily lives in a positive way. MC418
12:00 - 12:45 Psychology Positive Psychology - A light hearted, interactive session and discussion on how psychology can impact on our daily lives in a positive way. MC418
1:45 - 14:30 Education (Primary Math) Are you ready for the Skills Test? This will be a beneficial workshop  session for anyone interested in applying for initial teacher training and will offer an insight on what to expect for the Professional skills tests! MC238
10:00 - 10:45 Education SENDIS What is SENDIS?  Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion Studies will enable you to find out about a range of issues and perspectives surrounding working with disabled individuals & exploring the diversity of learners and their development.  Discover some of the interactive ways our students learn within this field and what opportunities are available after studying this course...you will be surprised! MC415
11:00-
11:45
Institute of Sport 10 things you always wanted to know about careers in sport: This interactive session will explore all the different careers and opportunities within the world of Sport. Find out the various routes our students and graduates have followed and hear about some of their  successes! MC227
13:45-
14:30
Institute of Sport 10 things you always wanted to know about careers in sport: This interactive session will explore all the different careers and opportunities within the world of Sport. Find out the various routes our students and graduates have followed and hear about some of their  successes! MC227

Faculty of Arts

Start TimeFinish TimeSessionDescriptionRooming
11:30 12:30 Removing the dangers of muddled thinking Understanding how philosophical reasoning works to remove errors in judgement. MC416
10:30 11:30 Who Are We? How Do We Know? Understanding Our Place in a Changing World MC331
13:30 14:30 What is the meaning and purpose of the human birth? Understanding the role of faith(s) in human society MC416
10:00am 10:50 'Shakespeare in Love and other Poems' Discussion of Shakespeare's ambivalent attitudes to gender identity and sexuality, and presence of similar outlooks in other poets MC232
11:00am 11:50 'Regional Humour: What Does it Tell Us about its People? Analysis of how local communities reveal a great deal about themselves, their self-image and wider cultural values through their use of humour. MC238
12:45pm 13:35 'How to Write a Very Short Story' An interactive discussion about narrative technique from a published novelist, poet and story writer. MC229
13:45 14:30 'Myth is All Around' Discussion of how classic stories explaining the origins of our world and how we ourselves began are embedded in the culture surrounding us MC301
10:00am 11:00 Game Sound, Songwriting and Performance Suitable for: students interested in music, popular music or music technology and sound production. Arena Theatre
11:00am 12:00 Musical Theatre vocal and acting workshop Suitable for: students interested in musical theatre or musical theatre with drama joint. Arena Theatre
12:30pm 13:30 Introduction to choreography: Phrasing upstairs/downstairs This creative workshop will develop student's understanding on how to create a dance phrase and how to develop innovative movement from phrases that seemingly should not co-exist. 

IMPORTANT -Participants need to come dressed in dance clothing they can easily move in and ready for a practical physical workshop.
Arena Theatre
1:30pm 14:30 Text, Voice and Musicality The workshop explores the musicality of the actor's voice (solo and ensemble). Arena Theatre
10:00 10:50 'Why Media and Film?' Engaging with media and film is vital to understanding how we make sense of the world today. These forms provide information and entertainment to millions on daily basis. We take them very much for granted. This session will explain why we really shouldn't... MC326
11:00 11:50 'Secrets of Journalism and Public Relations' What does cross-platform Journalism look like these days? How do we engage with it? How does Public Relations fit into this? What if we told you that we are all journalists and PR gurus these days? Come along to find out why... MC301
12.35 13:10 Getting started in Animation Workshop: methods and ways to creating effective movement on screen. Find out how the animation journey begins.  MK605
13:15 13:50 Film and Television Techniques A workshop in Editing/ green screen/ TV studio practice. Come and explore fundamentals and techniques of moving image production.  MKb01
1.55 14:30 Processes in Computer Games Pathways and approaches to creating successful and effective game play.  MK515
10:30 11:20 Fine Art- Drawing the body A practical session that aims to introduce students to the 'life drawing' studio and consider how this traditional activity might still be relevant in contemporary art practice. (Models will be clothed in this introductory session).  MK712
11:30 12:20 Fashion and Textiles The body as form In this practical session students will be encouraged to sculpt dynamic forms from fabric and explore the potential of light and projections on the surface.  MK112
13:15 14:05 Photography and Portraiture Framing Identity Set in the photography studios this practical session will encourage students to consider how photographic portraiture might represent and challenge perceptions of identity.  MKb25

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Time of sessionTitle of sessionDescription of sessionRooming
10:00 - 10:45 Weapons of Mass Detection Please note this session is only suitable for students studying AS/A2 level chemistry or B-tech applied science. Other students may find the session useful. MC238
12:00 - 12:45 Making Polymers   MB007
11:00 - 11:45 Geography Workshop   MC326
13:45 - 14:30 Dive into Virtual    MI204
11:00 -11:45 Chemical Enginering - Energy-efficient Heating and Cooling Equipment and products Laboratory demonstration of heat extraction and exchange to cool or heat industrial equipment or products  MA225
13:45 - 14:30 Chemical Enginering - Energy-efficient Heating and Cooling Equipment and products Laboratory demonstration of heat extraction and exchange to cool or heat industrial equipment or products MA225
10:00 - 10:45 My Heart: How does it work? You will look at the function of your heart and record your own ECG. You will also use a patient simulator to see what \happens during a heart attack MA036/037
12:00 - 12:45 My Heart: How does it work? You will look at the function of your heart and record your own ECG. You will also use a patient simulator to see what happens during a heart attack MA036/037
10:00 - 10:45 Dynamic DNA You will extract DNA from kiwi fruit, using simple laboratory techniques  MB301
12:00 - 12:45 Dynamic DNA You will extract DNA from kiwi fruit, using simple laboratory techniques  MB301
10:00 - 10:45 Robocode is a programming game, where the goal is to develop a robot battle tank to battle against other tanks in Java or .NET. The robot battles are running in real-time and on-screen. Alix Bergeret  MI034
11:00 - 11:45 Unity is an industry standard game engine used to create mobile and desktop games. In this session you will be introduced to the engine and learn how to create a simple game environment and a first person camera. Thomas Hartley  MI204
All Day Drop In UWR Race Team Meet the race team!  MC437