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Continuing Pharmacy collaboration in Indonesia

Tuesday 01 October 2019

Pharmacy School academics Dr Hana Morrissey (Reader) and Professor Patrick Ball returned in September to Universitas Islam Indonesia (UUI) in Yogyakarta.

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23 October 2019

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Guest Lecture

Best-selling digital marketing expert Dr Dave Chaffey on 'Innovating Digital 2020; capturing and acting on customer insights'.

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29 October 2019

Broomsticks and Cauldrons - Image of the Witch in Art

The image of the witch that has perpetually been seen within society is that of an old woman with a pointed hat, green skin, broomstick, cauldron and cat. Dr Louise Fenton from the University of Wolverhampton will examine how this stereotype evolved.

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29 October 2019

Mission Transmission

Explore how diseases are transmitted through an interactive science lecture!

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30 October 2019

HE Midlands Policy Network Debate

3 short provocative talks by: Marion West, Mary Mahoney & Roz Collings, followed by plenty of lively debate - all students/staff welcome!

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30 October 2019

FILM AND MEDIA AUTUMN LECTURE SERIES

These two talks centre on cinematic representations of the judicial system

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31 October 2019

Masterclass: Talk on Gendered Talk

Josiane Boutonnet proposes to look at the evidence for gender differences in language use and what the implications are for the various roles men and women occupy in the modern world. and the new forms of communication people have available to them

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31 October 2019

'Owning your own Narrative' - Sajeela Kershi

Award-winning comedian and writer Sajeela Kershi shares personal anecdotes of the obstacles faced on her fascinating journey, from her arrival as an immigrant to overcoming the trials and tribulations facing an intersectional woman

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05 November 2019

BRIC Talks Business Networking Event - 5th November 2019

Talk and Networking Event for Businesses in the Black Country

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06 November 2019

Believe, Belong, Achieve: listening to BAME students’ educational experiences

A conference to provide a platform to listen to BAME students’ about their educational experiences at the University

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07 November 2019

Diving with Sea Serpents

Join Professor Mark O'Shea from the University of Wolverhampton discussing the secretive world of sea snakes.

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12 November 2019

Hygrothermal Analysis Workshop using WUFI Software

The BECCI project is delighted to announce that we are organising a workshop using WUFI Plus hygrothermal analysis software for thermal performance and the effect of moisture in buildings.

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13 November 2019

Deconstruction and Modern Building Materials - University of Wolverhampton and IDE Regional Meeting

The IDE and University of Wolverhampton present: Modern Building Materials Seminar; How Can We Recycle Them in 20 Years? And IDE Regional Meeting

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14 November 2019

Trenchard Lecture — The RAF and Strategic Air Power

Paul Stoddart, an Operational Analyst at the RAF Air Warfare Centre, will offer examples of when air power worked, and why it worked, and when air power failed, and why it failed.

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14 November 2019

School of Computer Science and Mathematics Recruitment Fair 2019

School of Computer Science and Mathematics Recruitment Fair 2019

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03 December 2019

BRIC Talks Business Networking Event - 3rd December 2019

Talk and Networking Event for Businesses in The Black Country

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11 December 2019

University Christmas Carol Service

Candlelit Carol Service for all Staff and Students

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18 December 2019

School of Performing Arts Experience Day

The School of Performing Arts Experience Day takes place at our Walsall Campus, home to our School of Performing Arts, and will allow learners to practice within our state-of-the-art Performance Hub which includes the Black Box Theatre, superbly equipped music practice rooms, recording studios, danc

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28 January 2020

BRIC Talks Business Networking Event - 28th January 2020

Talk and Networking Event for Businesses in the Black Country

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Strengthen your employability and stand out!

Friday 11 October 2019am

As a level-5 student in a business-related undergraduate degree, I appreciate that you may have an idea to how competitive the graduate employment market is,

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A Parent's Guide to Open Days

Wednesday 09 October 2019pm

What to expect, and how you can help your son or daughter at university Open Days.

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8 bargain lunches to fill your belly

Friday 04 October 2019pm

Our favourite budget-friendly places by City Campus to fill your belly.

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Winning West Park!

Friday 27 September 2019pm

With Wolverhampton’s West Park picking up a coveted Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for the fifth year running, we celebrate this amazing space – only 5 minutes’ walk from City Campus.

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Why Thomas Cook failed to weather the storm

Tuesday 24 September 2019am

After a 178 year history it is easy to become sentimental about the demise of Thomas Cook.

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12 things to do in your first week at the University

Thursday 19 September 2019am

Welcome Week is nearly here! We’ve compiled a list of fun things for you to do and try in your first week that will help you get your bearings.

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Arena Theatre: where the shows must go on

Tuesday 17 September 2019am

Find out more about Arena Theatre, the University's unique arts venue on City Campus.

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Top 10 tips for Freshers from a new graduate

Monday 16 September 2019am

Be prepared for Welcome Week and your new student journey with advice from someone who's lived it.

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A student survival guide to living away from home

Friday 13 September 2019am

Follow our top tips to adjust to living away from home for the first time.

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Living Under Occupation: Experiences in Palestinian Schools

Friday 13 September 2019am

Professor of Digital Learning John Traxler has spent time in Palestine, supporting work to develop education technology. Here, he highlights the problems facing teachers and children

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A new student’s guide to Black Country lingo

Wednesday 11 September 2019am

If you're new to Wolverhampton - and the Black Country - you might find some phrases a bit new and unusual. So take a look at our guide of some of the more common phrases you might hear.

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Top tips for your student essentials IKEA trip

Tuesday 10 September 2019pm

Your guide to stocking your room with some Swedish style

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Calling the Clearing hotline: a step-by-step guide

Wednesday 14 August 2019am

Don't panic about picking up the phone and calling us during Clearing - call the hotline on 01902 51 85 85 and our friendly team will be able to help. Here's our guide to what you can expect...

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Digital gurus clearing the way for success

Monday 12 August 2019pm

Digitally minded students will be answering questions and providing advice as part of A-Level results day at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Top tips for student finance

Monday 12 August 2019pm

Ruth Round, a senior education adviser for finance at the University, offers her top tips for funding your studies and ways to help student budgets stretch further.

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Student’s friendship app reaches international final

Monday 22 July 2019pm

An entrepreneur from the University of Wolverhampton who has designed an app to help students make new friends has won a business competition.

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Revision tips from a third year student

Friday 05 July 2019am

Third year student Lauren offers up her tried-and-tested revision top tips.

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The heat is on ...

Tuesday 02 July 2019pm

Dr Hamid Pouran, Lecturer in Environmental Technology, examines the current European heatwave in relation to climate change.

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Enough to get your backup – A Salutary Lesson in Cybersecurity from the Netherlands

Thursday 27 June 2019pm

The major network provider in the Netherlands (KPN) suffered a massive outage earlier this week, writes Information Security expert Tony Proctor. The main effect of this seems to have been the loss of

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Compassion for Cameroon’s Women’s National Team as they Exit the Women’s World Cup

Thursday 27 June 2019pm

Compared with the outrage expressed by many UK journalists and newspapers who are not known regular followers of women’s football, Professor Jean Williams and Professor Tracey Davenport argue the need

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e-Boobs: The impact of social media on breastfeeding

Tuesday 18 June 2019pm

This week we are celebrating National Breastfeeding Awareness Week in the UK, and those following parenting or breastfeeding groups within social media may see an increase in breastfeeding-related

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Sweet Home Arizona ...

Tuesday 18 June 2019pm

After being back in the UK for nearly three weeks I can happily say my system has finally adjusted. The reality of being back from such an amazing experience is kicking in

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Killing Eve: Is Villanelle really a psychopath?

Friday 07 June 2019am

The BBC's Killing Eve was the must-watch TV success of 2018. As it returns for a brand new series this weekend, University of Wolverhampton psychology experts take a look

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Women and Terrorism in Greece

Tuesday 04 June 2019pm

Told for the first time, this is the story of Pola Roupa, the first and only female leader of a Greek terrorist group.

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Coping with the emotions of the beautiful game ...

Friday 10 May 2019am

A dramatic week in football set to end with the culmination of the premiership. Sports psychologist Professor Andy Lane says it’s just as stressful for fans as the players and offers some advice

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University of Wolverhampton Celebrates Sports Awards in Style

Tuesday 07 May 2019pm

It has been a season to remember for the University of Wolverhampton which has been the most successful ever for our sports teams, writes Multimedia Journalism student Andrew Rigby.

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Gender Gap in Higher Education

Tuesday 07 May 2019pm

As a research student interested in going into academia in a field that has become my passion, I have realised that I have been keeping an eye on the development of women in Higher Education (HE).

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BLOG: Is targeting international development projects to women enough?

Friday 08 March 2019am

On International Women’s Day, Professor Rachel Slater considers a long standing question in gender and international development – will targeting women lead to gender equality and women’s empowerment

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How to keep calm and carry on coping?

Thursday 07 March 2019am

Modern life causes stress for many people. Tracey Devonport, Professor in Applied Sport and Exercise Science, offers some advice on how to cope…

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Back to “Think Globally, Act Locally"

Tuesday 05 March 2019am

When I was an undergraduate environmental science student I was very much exposed to the thinking of Rene Dubos who is often attributed as being the originator of the slogan “Think Globally, Act Local

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Student deal: WLV Gym membership!

Students at the University of Wolverhampton can benefit from WLV Sport membership which gives them access to the gym, swimming pool and social sport activities.

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Illustration student makes a bid to win eBay commission

A University of Wolverhampton student has designs on a career in illustration following a successful commission from eBay, the multinational online auction and shopping business.

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OPEN DAY: A warm welcome

We're welcoming visitors to our first Open Day of the new academic year on Saturday 12th October 2019.

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New India scholarship launched

A new scholarship has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton to support Indian nationals wishing to study in the UK.

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University bowled over by England Test cricket captain Joe Root

England Test cricket captain Joe Root visited the University of Wolverhampton to offer his top tips to students and school pupils.

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Commonwealth Judo competition hailed a success

The first multi-national sporting event to be held in Walsall has been hailed a huge success, attracting sell-out crowds to the University of Wolverhampton.

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Chancellor offers advice to Indian students

The University of Wolverhampton’s Chancellor has offered some words of advice to Indian students attending the institution’s graduation ceremonies.

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TAMANDA NAZITWERE GOLOZERA – GRADUATE FLYING HIGH

Tamanda Golozera is flying high as one of the first females to graduate from the University of Wolverhampton’s Aerospace Engineering course.

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Honorary degree rewards engineering success

An engineering industry professional has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Business leader motors to Uni honour

A business leader has been recognised by the University of Wolverhampton for his lifetime achievements in industry.

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Obesity research scientist receives honorary recognition

A scientist has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Industry leader recognised with University honour

A leading local businessman has been honoured for his services to enterprise in the region by the University of Wolverhampton.

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LOWRI WALKER: GRADUATE KICKS OFF CAREER

Football hero Lowri Walker is ready to kick off a successful career after completing her sports degree.

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Olympic superstar Kristian proves he’s first class

Olympic superstar Kristian Thomas has added a First Class degree from the University of Wolverhampton to his long list of accolades.

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Paralympic gold medallist races ahead with Uni honour

A gold medal-winning Paralympian has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for his sporting achievements.

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Entrepreneur receives Uni honour

One of the founders of Wolverhampton charity The Way Youth Zone has been honoured by the city’s University.

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Three fine art prizes awarded by artist society

Three graduates from the University of Wolverhampton School of Art have been awarded prizes by the Wolverhampton Society of Artists.

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Campaigner receives top award

An author and campaigner for women’s empowerment has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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CHARLOTTE LEM – GRADUATE MOVES ON TO NEXT CHAPTER

Charlotte Lem has moved on to the next chapter of her life by securing a job in public relations.

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Graduate hits the right note with local record label sponsor

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has been awarded a prize which is designed to encourage students to study arts in the region.

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Honorary Degree hits the right note for music professional

A music professional has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Former refugees recognised for award winning community initiative

Two former refugees have been awarded honorary degrees from the University of Wolverhampton for their community initiative.

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NATASSIA SMITH – LAW GRADUATE RAISES THE BAR

Hard-working Natassia Smith is raising the bar after graduating with a First Class law degree.

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Student volunteering pioneer recognised

A former lecturer who led the way in gaining recognition for students who volunteer as part of their studies has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Solicitor raises the bar at graduation

A leading expert in maritime law and international trade has been honoured for his achievements by the University of Wolverhampton.

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JULIA CHAN – BRIGHT FUTURE ADDS UP FOR GRADUATE

A bright future is adding up for ambitious student Julia Chan who is graduating with a First Class degree.

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Airship and ballooning innovator flying high with honorary degree

A local business entrepreneur has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to the aviation industry.

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CALLUM MACPHERSON – GRADUATE SCORES A WINNER

Callum MacPherson scored a winning career move when he studied for a Marketing Management degree at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Arts boss fosters honorary relationship with university

A leading arts professional has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for her contribution to the creative industries.

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New healthcare course puts clinical skills into practice

A new degree 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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GETTING RESULTS: Laila raises the bar for Clearing

For Laila Hudson, the process of going through Clearing was a big surprise as it was so simple and easy.

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GETTING RESULTS: What to do if you don't make the grade...

Clearing case study. Multimedia Journalism student, Andy Rigby, blogs about what to do if you don't make the grade when you get your A Level results.

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GETTING RESULTS: New path for India through Clearing

Returning to education was a big decision for India Minton-Barker, but she found the University of Wolverhampton to be the supportive and friendly environment she wanted.

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GETTING RESULTS:Student finds the right chemistry though clearing

Siting Guo found the right chemistry to continue studying in the UK when she applied for a Chemical Engineering course at the University of Wolverhampton.

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GETTING RESULTS: Computer student analyses a future in sport

Ben Maitland is on course for reaching his goal of being a Sports Analyst after studying for a degree in Computer Science at the University of Wolverhampton - bagging a job as sports analyst at BCFC.

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Top tips for student finance

Ruth Round, a senior education adviser for finance at the University, offers her top tips for funding your studies and ways to help student budgets stretch further.

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Teachers get switched on at Google conference

The University of Wolverhampton switched local teachers on to the latest developments in Maths and Computer Science at a Google UK sponsored conference held in Telford recently.

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Springfield Campus clocks up another milestone in £100 million project

The University of Wolverhampton’s £100 million investment in a new construction excellence campus has reached another milestone

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Girls cast about for skills in the construction industry

The University of Wolverhampton helped local schoolgirls build on their knowledge of construction careers at an event held at the Black Country Living Museum recently.

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Ambitious vision of cyber innovation, research & development unveiled at 3CDSE

Herefordshire will be home to the UK’s leading centre of excellence in cyber security – a £9m state-of-the-art hub supporting innovation and industry in the sector.

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Advanced manufacturing project officially launched

The University of Wolverhampton has officially launched a new £1.8 million project designed to help companies carry out research and innovation in advanced engineering materials.

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Leaders create new futures with an Apprenticeship

Aspiring leaders from the arts and culture industry have become the first to start a tailored University of Wolverhampton Degree Apprenticeship.

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SCI-FEST blasts off at university festival

The University of Wolverhampton annual two day festival, Sci Fest 2019, is sparking interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

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Home turf return for football star Jamille

A talented football star returned to home turf to inspire the next generation at a University of Wolverhampton event.

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School chalks up success with Apprenticeships

A Willenhall school is chalking up success through the Teaching Apprenticeship programme with the University of Wolverhampton.

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Honorary graduates celebrated at annual lunch

Leading lights from the worlds of sport, health, and animal behaviour were honoured at a special University of Wolverhampton event.

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Students have designs on careers in architecture

Students from the University of Wolverhampton have shown they have designs on careers in architecture by putting their degree work on display at their annual show.

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Film students bag first place in disability film award

Two University of Wolverhampton students bagged first place at a unique film festival hosted by Business Disability Forum in London recently.

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Business achievement celebrated at awards ceremony

The University of Wolverhampton hosted its fourth Business Achievement Awards (BAA) recently at the Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton in celebration of ambitious graduates and high flying businesses.

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Bright future adds up for ambitious student

An ambitious University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating after securing a role at one of the top four global accounting firms.

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Hear Her Song gives musical voice to extraordinary women

The University of Wolverhampton will host the premiere of the UK performance of a musical celebration of extraordinary women.

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Degree Show celebrates 50 years of creativity in Wolverhampton School of Art

Students from the University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Arts are showcasing work they’ve created during their degree studies – and it’s sure to be a draw locally.

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Business moguls zoom into new careers

Business moguls of the future are hoping to zoom into successful careers after completing a mentoring scheme at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Law graduate raises the bar for budding solicitors

A law graduate is supporting the next generation of solicitors to gain valuable experience by mentoring students at the University of Wolverhampton’s legal advice clinic.

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Students given opportunity to play on the pitch at Wolves

Students applying to the University of Wolverhampton were given the chance to play on the pitch at Wolves as part of a special event.

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Snidge Scrumpin' the Sequel: Mapping Smell and Memory at Wolves

An interactive psychological experiment that collects odours that trigger different memories is being held on Friday 24th May in the eBay pop-up shop, i10 Railway Drive, Wolverhampton.

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F3 Cup at Snetterton – a weekend of challenges and grit

University of Wolverhampton Racing has always shown fantastic pace at Snetterton in Norfolk, so despite the four-hour journey to get to the circuit, the team looks forward to being there.

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Motorsport engineering student has sights set on F1 career

The number of women graduating in core STEM subjects is continuing to rise in the UK and in 2019 University of Wolverhampton student Katie Leverton will join this advancing generation of talent.