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New Wolverhampton school praised by education watchdogs

A new Wolverhampton school is celebrating a successful Ofsted inspection which highlights its strong focus on providing pupils with key employability skills.

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BLOG: Why did you use social media today?

Social Cyberpsychology researcher Dr Lisa Orchard takes a look at our motivations for posting on social media.

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Top running coach and writer to present guest talk

A leading running coach and writer is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to present a guest lecture on performance.

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Deputy Vice-Chancellor joins delegates to launch Annual Report

A University of Wolverhampton Deputy Vice-Chancellor joined the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to launch their Annual Report at Westminster recently.

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University to help tackle problems with multiple-occupancy housing in Telford

University of Wolverhampton academics are working to address problems associated with multiple-occupancy houses in the Telford area.

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New law journal launched

The latest law research is to be showcased in a new journal launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Work starts on new School of Architecture

Press release on work starting at the new School of Architecture at the Springfield Campus.

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New security centre marches ahead in fight against cyber crime

A joint venture between the University of Wolverhampton and Herefordshire Council has secured £9 million funding to develop a new Centre for Cyber Security in Hereford.

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Queen’s Nurse title awarded to University lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has been awarded the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse in recognition of his commitment to high standards of patient care.

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BLOG: How to overcome defeat…

Following England’s heart-breaking defeat in the semi-final of the World Cup, Professor of Sports Psychology Andy Lane looks at how we overcome defeat.

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Academics offer Pharmacy expertise at international congress

Two academics from the University of Wolverhampton attended a high-profile international conference in Denmark recently.

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Student illustrates talent in award winning design competition

A University of Wolverhampton student received top marks for designing bespoke awards at a prestigious business ceremony recently.

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Academic makes contribution to US College Board

A University of Wolverhampton academic was selected to participate in a global education programme in the United States recently.

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Successful musical is noted in new academic research book

A University of Wolverhampton academic has written a book about the phenomenon of the hit musical, Les Misérables.

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On Behalf of the People: Work, Community and Class in the British Coal Industry, 1947-1994

On 1 January 1947 the British coal industry was formally brought under state control with signs at collieries

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A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Four: The Telstar Ball

In a series of blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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University clocks up almost 6,000 miles for NHS challenge

Staff and students at the University of Wolverhampton have clocked up almost 6,000 miles as a 70th birthday gift to the NHS.

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Successful visit to Pakistan

New links have been forged by the University of Wolverhampton during an international visit to Pakistan.

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University of Wolverhampton degrees working for students

More and more graduates from the University of Wolverhampton are proving to be highly employable and securing professional roles after they leave according to a national report.

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New initiative launched to attract more people to health and social care jobs

Organisations in Walsall have come together to help attract more people to work in health and social care as part of a new initiative.

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: Rachel Toor

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has laid the foundations for success in the construction industry.

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STUDENT BLOG: Why I love the NHS

Nursing student Aimie Morgan tells us why she loves the NHS, and how her own experiences led her to seek a career in healthcare.

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BLOG: What makes a penalty shoot-out successful

With England winning their first ever World Cup penalty shoot out, Professor Tracey Devonport, a sport and exercise psychologist, examines what made them successful.

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CASE STUDY: Start here through Clearing: Latisha Sandhu

Latisha Sandhu was studying at another university when she realised she didn't really like the course she had chosen

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: James Small

James Small has engineered a great career for himself after securing a degree in Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton.

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: Stuart Glover

Stuart Glover created a great career opportunity when he graduated from the University of Wolverhampton with a First Class Honours Degree in Business and Marketing Management.

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SCI FEST sparks interest in STEM subjects

The University of Wolverhampton is putting on a festival to spark interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

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BLOG: Healthcare in Wolverhampton before the NHS - unusual for its time

As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday on Thursday, 5 July 2018, Dr George Campbell Gosling, a social historian, looks at healthcare in the city before its introduction.

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students, Kimmy Forshaw

Kimmy Forshaw graduated in 2017 with a First in Marketing and Business Management (BA hons) from the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: How the NHS saved my life

Following numerous health problems, Lisa Cook underwent a double organ transplant.

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26 July 2018

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Free Taster / Q&A session - PGCE Primary Education

FREE TASTER / QUESTION & ANSWER session - PGCE Primary Education

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30 July to 03 August 2018

Young Writers Summer School

Writing West Midlands, in association with the University of Wolverhampton, are running their Spark Young Writers' Summer School.

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01 August 2018

British Sign Language Beginners Daytime or Evening Class

British Sign Language Beginners Daytime or Evening Class

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06 August to 08 August 2018

RUSTA Approved: Remote Pilot Certification SUAS

The RPCS course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become a safe and professional Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot to enable you to operate commercially.

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13 August 2018

Free to attend - Public Lecture - Cybersecurity Constantly evolving Threats in our “Cloudified" Perimeter

Public Lecture - Cybersecurity Constantly evolving Threats in our “Cloudified" Perimeter

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13 August 2018

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Free Public Lecture - Cybersecurity Constantly evolving Threats in our “Cloudified" Perimeter

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Free Public Lecture - Cybersecurity Constantly evolving Threats in our “Cloudified" Perimeter

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04 September to 06 September 2018

RUSTA Approved: Remote Pilot Certification SUAS

The RPCS course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become a safe and professional Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot to enable you to operate commercially.

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13 September 2018

Spanish Beginners Evening Class

Spanish Language Beginners 12 Week Evening Class at The Univeristy of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Thursday Evening 6-8pm

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17 September 2018

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17 September 2018

Public Lecture - Animal Behaviour and Wildlife Conservation - Snow Tracking of Large Carnivores - Dr Christopher Young

Dr Young will outline the kinds of predator and prey evidence that can be seen in the field and which is collected by our BSc Animal Behaviour and Wildlife Conservation second year students on their field course to Poland/Slovakia.

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25 September 2018

Fresher's Week 2018 - Food and Drink Festival

Fresher's Week 2018 - Food and Drink Festival

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02 October to 04 October 2018

RUSTA Approved: Remote Pilot Certification SUAS

The RPCS course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become a safe and professional Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot to enable you to operate commercially.

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08 October 2018

Italian Language Beginners 12 Week Evening Class

Italian Language Beginners 12 Week Evening Class Monday Evenings

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11 October 2018

Law Alumni Reunion

A reunion for all law and criminal justice graduates

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06 November to 08 November 2018

RUSTA Approved: Remote Pilot Certification SUAS

The RPCS course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become a safe and professional Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot to enable you to operate commercially.

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11 December to 13 December 2018

RUSTA Approved: Remote Pilot Certification SUAS

The RPCS course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become a safe and professional Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot to enable you to operate commercially.

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BLOG: Why did you use social media today?

Tuesday 17 July 2018pm

Social Cyberpsychology researcher Dr Lisa Orchard takes a look at our motivations for posting on social media.

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BLOG: How to overcome defeat…

Thursday 12 July 2018pm

Following England’s heart-breaking defeat in the semi-final of the World Cup, Professor of Sports Psychology Andy Lane looks at how we overcome defeat.

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A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Four: The Telstar Ball

Monday 09 July 2018am

In a series of blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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STUDENT BLOG: Why I love the NHS

Thursday 05 July 2018am

Nursing student Aimie Morgan tells us why she loves the NHS, and how her own experiences led her to seek a career in healthcare.

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BLOG: What makes a penalty shoot-out successful

Wednesday 04 July 2018pm

With England winning their first ever World Cup penalty shoot out, Professor Tracey Devonport, a sport and exercise psychologist, examines what made them successful.

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BLOG: The significance of the NHS

Social historian Dr George Campbell Gosling, author of Payment and Philanthropy in British Healthcare 1918-48 takes a look at its significance and how healthcare was provided before its introduction.

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BLOG:A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Three: The Vuvuzela and the music of the World C

In the last of three blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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BLOG: Active Learning in Biology, Life Sciences and Biomedical Sciences

The flipped classroom is pedagogical approach that is designed to deliver a more active learning experience for students.

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BLOG: Suicide: so much more than mental health

A new report from the Office of National Statistics reflects an overall ten year increase in student suicide, writes Clare Dickens, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health.

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BLOG: A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Two: The First Official World Cup Mascot,Willie

In the second of three blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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BLOG: A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects, part 1

In the first of three blogs Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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BLOG: How do you physically prepare for a World cup and perform at your optimum?

BLOG: With the first game of Russia 2018 fast approaching, teams are beginning to fine tune their preparations.

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Grenfell Tower one year on…

Dr Steve Iafrati reflects on the impact and legacy of the Grenfell Tower fire one year on.

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BLOG: GDPR - Getting Data Protection Right

For over a year now I have been trying to get the message out that Data Protection is changing, writes Tony Proctor, Principal Lecturer, Cyber Security.

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BLOG: History Will Judge Eta As A Failed Terrorist Group, But There Are Lessons To Be Learned

The reaction of Alfonso Alonso, the leader of Spain’s governing Popular Party in the Basque region, when asked to comment on Eta’s decision to dissolve itself, spoke volumes.

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The importance of organ donation

Multi-organ transplants are rare but could become more common practice, according to Dr Paraskevi Goggolidou, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Genetics.

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BLOG: How to ensure marathon recovery isn't too painful

Professor Andy Lane is a sports psychologist and marathon runner. He offers some advice to those taking part in Sunday’s London Marathon on how to ensure their recovery isn’t too painful.

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BLOG: Recovering Lost Commonwealth Musicals - Jack of Spades

Sarah Whitfield, blogs about the lost musical - Jack of Spades. Does the vital relevance of this piece mean that more needs to be done to reinstate it back into the story of the musical in the UK?

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BLOG: What makes a gold medal-winning leader?

As England battled Australia in a final of the netball tournament at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday, commentators made numerous references to the role of leadership, writes Dr Chris Sellars.

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BLOG: Marathon Blog!

Friday 13 April 2018

The Commonwealth Games marathon, at the aptly named Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, Australia, takes place on April 15th. Marathon running is a sport we have an interest in and have recently teamed up with England Athletics marathon programme on how to support runners.

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Roar of the Roses…

Friday 13 April 2018

Well who knew? Well the whole of the Netballing family actually believed that history could be made by the England Roses at the Commonwealth Games.

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BLOG: On Humour

It is a truth widely acknowledged that humour, in its varieties of forms and modalities, occur in all human cultures.

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BLOG: The Good Friday Agreement at 20

Anniversaries are a time to take stock and the twentieth anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (GFA) is leading to increased analysis and reflection.

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Set your alarms, it's Commonwealth Games time!

Today marks the start of competition of the Commonwealth Games. The Gold Coast of Australia is hosting the 21st Games against the usual backdrop of protests which now accompany global sporting events.

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Cambridge Analytica: Mavericks or industry representatives?

BLOG: Thoughts on the recent scandal surrounding the allegations that Cambridge Analytica used data harvested from Facebook users, matching it with answers to a personality questionnaire.

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BLOG: Accentism – rife in modern Britain

BLOG: Senior Lecturer in English Josiane Boutonnet says, yes, ‘accentism’ is still widespread in the UK:

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Theresa May and the Legislative Quick Fix

BLOG by Prof Kate Moss: Theresa May and the Legislative Quick Fix

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Australian Influenza – Cough and Sneeze Into Your Elbow

Not content with the four-nil drubbing in the Ashes series, Australia now hits us when we are down with Australian ‘flu?

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The epic political elegance of Emmanuel Macron

BLOG by Prof George Kassimeris: Macron’s visit to the UK underlined his credentials as a transformative political leader.

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Carillion: Taxpayer is left to pay the bill for failure

Mike Haynes, a professor of International Political Economy at the University of Wolverhampton, takes a look at Carillion's collapse in this blog written for the Express & Star.

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Successful musical is noted in new academic research book

A University of Wolverhampton academic has written a book about the phenomenon of the hit musical, Les Misérables.

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On Behalf of the People: Work, Community and Class in the British Coal Industry, 1947-1994

On 1 January 1947 the British coal industry was formally brought under state control with signs at collieries

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University of Wolverhampton degrees working for students

More and more graduates from the University of Wolverhampton are proving to be highly employable and securing professional roles after they leave according to a national report.

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: Rachel Toor

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has laid the foundations for success in the construction industry.

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CASE STUDY: Start here through Clearing: Latisha Sandhu

Latisha Sandhu was studying at another university when she realised she didn't really like the course she had chosen

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: James Small

James Small has engineered a great career for himself after securing a degree in Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton.

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: Stuart Glover

Stuart Glover created a great career opportunity when he graduated from the University of Wolverhampton with a First Class Honours Degree in Business and Marketing Management.

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SCI FEST sparks interest in STEM subjects

The University of Wolverhampton is putting on a festival to spark interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students, Kimmy Forshaw

Kimmy Forshaw graduated in 2017 with a First in Marketing and Business Management (BA hons) from the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: How the NHS saved my life

Following numerous health problems, Lisa Cook underwent a double organ transplant.

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VIDEO: What life was like before the NHS

Lecturer in History at the University of Wolverhampton, Dr George Campbell Gosling, explains what healthcare was like before the introduction of the NHS

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BLOG: The significance of the NHS

Social historian Dr George Campbell Gosling, author of Payment and Philanthropy in British Healthcare 1918-48 takes a look at its significance and how healthcare was provided before its introduction.

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Academy opens doors to a new generation of engineers

The University of Wolverhampton has taken its partnership with Morgan Motor Company to the next level with the opening of a new academy for budding engineers.

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VIDEO: Learning Disability Week 2018

To mark Learning Disability Awareness Week 2018, four of our fantastic students explain why they chose this career and what they love about it.

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Visit to Germany strengthens links

Academics and students from the University of Wolverhampton visited Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany recently.

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Academic honoured for contribution to Sikh community research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has been awarded an MBE in the Birthday and New Year Honours List 2018.

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House of Lords event celebrates degrees of lifelong learning

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated Degree Apprenticeships and Lifelong Learning at a prestigious event at the House of Lords in London.

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Local arts festival packs a poetic punch

For the fourth year running, the University of Wolverhampton is staging its seven week festival across Wolverhampton and Walsall in celebration of the arts.

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Graduate explores the art of wrestling

A University of Wolverhampton Fine Art graduate has been signed by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and will compete at the Royal Albert Hall in London later this month.

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Evah's Spirit launches this Friday

Mature student launches new community initiative at Walsall Campus

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University celebrates first year of Degree Apprenticeship in partnership with Serco

The University of Wolverhampton has celebrated its first year of delivering the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) in partnership with Serco.

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Poster project focuses on organ donation

University of Wolverhampton students were tasked with creating posters designed to save lives in a collaborative project recently.

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International explosives expert fires up demolition students

University of Wolverhampton Demolition degree students were blown away by an external speaker recently.

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“TAKEAWAY TRAUMA” IS RECOGNISED AS AN ACTUAL CONDITION

THE stress of ordering and waiting for a takeaway can bring out the worst in all of us, but today it’s been identified as an actual condition, Takeaway Trauma, following scientific research.

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Business mentoring celebrated at Molineux

Business leaders of the future are hoping to kick off successful careers after completing a mentoring scheme at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Film screening highlights global snakebite issue

The University of Wolverhampton is staging a screening of a documentary focusing on the neglected tropical disease of snakebite.

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VIDEO: Men into nursing

The University of Wolverhampton is keen to encourage more men to consider an interesting, rewarding and challenging career in nursing.

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New National centre to support brownfield redevelopment announced

The University of Wolverhampton is to be home to a new national brownfield research centre that will help tackle the housing shortage, West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has announced.

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Students served up advice by leading housing organisation

University of Wolverhampton Business School students were served up advice by one of the UKs leading home assistance providers recently.

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VIDEO: Work placement job joy

Human Resource Management student Amy Rebic has secured a great job at international banking company Handelsbanken after making the most of a work placement.

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Council gives students authority on data

City of Wolverhampton Council welcomed students from the University of Wolverhampton to offer an insight into how data is used within the authority.

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Leading health care provider chooses nursing apprenticeship route

The University of Wolverhampton is working with Cygnet Health Care to create a new generation of highly skilled future nurses.

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New partnership healthcare course launched

A new course aimed at encouraging students from a wide range of backgrounds to pursue a career in healthcare has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Race team on track for new race season

University of Wolverhampton (UWR) Race Team engineering students have unveiled their 2018 MSVR Formula 3 Cup racing car at the Telford Innovation Campus.

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Referee named football hero

A passionate football referee from the University of Wolverhampton has received top recognition for her commitment to the women’s game.

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Award-winning author receives University honour

An award-winning author from Wolverhampton has been honoured for her literary achievements by the city’s University.

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VIDEO: Professor receives knighthood

Professor Sir Alan Tuckett has received a knighthood for services to education, particularly in support of adult learning, in the New Year Honours.

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Students to celebrate graduation

More than 850 students are set to celebrate their academic achievements when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton this week.

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Investment in new digital library platform improves learning resources

The University of Wolverhampton is investing £1.6 million in a new Digital Library Platform - making significant improvements to its learning resources.

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Commonwealth Games selection for talented Mimi

A talented University of Wolverhampton graduate is jumping for joy after being selected to represent Team England at the Commonwealth Games.

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STUDENT BLOG: ‘I make a promise to myself: I will be stronger than my sadness’

Healthy: a word that gets thrown around quite a lot, I think. We talk about being healthy, and keeping fit, and living a healthy lifestyle.

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Taking nursing to the next level with a Foundation Degree Apprenticeship

More than 50 healthcare staff have started a new Nursing Associate Foundation Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Local hospital puts trust in Degree Apprenticeships

Eleven staff from The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust have signed up to study for a Degree Apprenticeship with the University of Wolverhampton Business School.

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CASE STUDY: Lifelong learning journey for Lesley

For lifelong learning advocate Lesley Holt, deciding to study a Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship was a great opportunity to develop skills that were highly relevant to her job.

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New Degree Apprenticeship raises the bar on studying at higher level

The University of Wolverhampton is raising the bar on studying at a higher level with the launch of its new Chartered Legal Degree Apprenticeship.

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CASE STUDY: Retail boss shops for a Degree Apprenticeship

A local retail manager has bought into higher level study on the University of Wolverhampton’s Degree Apprenticeship programme.

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Fashion project finds a new use for leather

University of Wolverhampton Fashion & Textiles students have been designing clothes and accessories from car interior leather donated by a local business.

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Data challenge puts career learning on the map

University of Wolverhampton students took part in a two-day data hackathon designed to put large-scale data analysis on the learning map to develop 21st century career skills.

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Career week develops student employability skills

The University of Wolverhampton focused on career development for a week by offering students the chance to participate in a range of events, workshops and field trips as part of their studies.