The University of Wolverhampton has
launched its Learning Works courses today.
Learning Works is the new undergraduate
portfolio for the University and is designed to provide
students with the key skills and knowledge they need for the world
of work. Students will also be offered a work placement, the
opportunity to run their own businesses, volunteering, mentoring,
or an international study visit, to prepare them for
Over the last six months the University has
reviewed all its courses to make sure they are suited to student
needs and demand and will prepare students for employment.
In addition, students will benefit from two new Institutes in
Media Arts and Gaming and
Animation. The Institutes will nurture students in an
environment that builds on IT, Design and critical skills and is
informed by the business and industry needs of those sectors.
The University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor
Caroline Gipps, said: “Wolverhampton has always had a strong focus
on employability and in this difficult economic climate it is even
more important to provide our graduates with skills that employers
value. We’ve taken our existing strengths and built on
“The aim of Learning Works is to ensure that
our graduates are digitally literate, knowledgeable and
enterprising; we want our graduates to be global citizens, with a
strong understanding of their ethical responsibilities in the
For more information see www.wlv.ac.uk/learningworks.
For more information please contact Vickie
Woodward in the Media Relations Office on 01902 32 2736 or email
Date issued: Wednesday, 28 October 2009
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