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News and Events

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09 September 2019 to 11 September 2019

CITC-11 Conference

The University of Wolverhampton Is delighted to be co-hosting the Construction into the Twenty first Century (CITC) 11 Conference during September 9th-11th 2019 in Westminster.

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10 September 2019

CHORD conference 'Retailing and Distribution in the Nineteenth Century'

This year's CHORD conference explores retailing and distribution in the 19th century

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10 September 2019

A Lawyers View_Mark Scoggins

Mark Scoggins (Solicitor Advocate) - A Lawyers View

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20 September 2019

Graduation Ball 2019

The official University Graduation Ball

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25 September 2019

Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series - Prof Jean Williams

Send Her Victorious, Happy and Glorious: looking forward to the 2020 Olympic Games, by looking back at Elizabeth II role in promoting the Olympic Movement

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05 October 2019

Space Day

Join the STEM Response Team at Space Day

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06 October 2019

Fun Palace

Join the STEM Response Team at Newhampton Arts Centre Fun Palace

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10 October 2019

Professorial Lecture: Prof George Metsios

Physical Activity and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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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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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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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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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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American winter wonderland

Tuesday 05 March 2019am

Settling back into classes after the winter break has been very chilly! With midterms already approaching, this term is going unbelievably fast. We escaped for a mini weekend break in Chandler.

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My eye-opening midwifery elective in the Philippines

Monday 11 February 2019am

Isabella Danks is a recent BSc (Hons) Midwifery graduate from the University of Wolverhampton. She recently travelled to Iloilo in the Philippines on a two-week midwifery placement.

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The role of Artificial Intelligence in the automotive industry

Wednesday 06 February 2019pm

Cyber expert, Professor Prashant Pillai explores how, with technology developing at a faster pace than ever, the automotive industry needs to keep apace.

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Multimedia Journalism student work placement at ITV News Central

Tuesday 05 February 2019pm

Multimedia Journalism student blogs about her work placement and subsequent freelance role at ITV News Central in Birmingham.

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Regional voices in national policymaking

Tuesday 05 February 2019am

Over your on-campus morning coffee, take a moment to look up from the words in front of you and notice the familiar product names on the standard menu you ordered from.

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The ideal Greek everyman: Andreas Papandreou at 100

Tuesday 05 February 2019am

Former Greek prime minister Andreas Papandreou is widely regarded as a key figure not only in contemporary Greek history, but in 20th century European politics.

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Extending Pharmacy Services in Primary Care

Wednesday 23 January 2019pm

PhD student and Dudley community pharmacist, Olutayo Arikawe, is working with academics from the School of Pharmacy on a project to develop new services in community pharmacy.

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Living in America

Tuesday 22 January 2019am

I finally feel like I have fully settled into the American College life whilst still finding time to explore the USA. Multiple choice exams, class discussions and attendance points all came together

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Now is time for change in adult education policy

Friday 11 January 2019pm

One hundred years on from a ground-breaking report into adult education, Professor of Education, Sir Alan Tuckett, calls for a major policy rethink.

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How Andy Murray can cope with diminished expectations

Friday 11 January 2019pm

Just like any athlete that comes back from injury, Andy Murray is in the period of uncertainty of ‘How long have I got to go?’ How much can I put upon my body and asking himself ‘Am I enjoying playing

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BLOG: The uncomfortable truth of access evaluation

Friday 14 December 2018pm

Lee Elliott Major, the Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust, recently noted that with an estimated £800 million a year spent by UK universities on outreach activities, the low level of evaluation that

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STUDENT BLOG: My Arizona Experience

Friday 07 December 2018pm

Laura Powell, a third year Multimedia Journalism Student, blogs about her decision to spend a semester at a US university.

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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.

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VIDEO: There's only one Dr Nuno ...

Wolves manager Nuno spoke of his pride at being honoured by the University of Wolverhampton during a speech following the award of an honorary degree.

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VIDEO: Nuno's pre-match thoughts on honour

The University of Wolverhampton was delighted to award an honorary doctorate to Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the team's last home game of the season.

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Incredible Work Experience at Molineux

For any student while studying a degree whether at College or University, gaining Work Experience is an invaluable part of their journey to reach their goals.

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Festival celebrates arts in the region

For the fifth 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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University of Wolverhampton Celebrates Sports Awards in Style

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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Nuno receives honorary degree from University

Wolves manager Nuno has spoken of his pride after being honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to sport in the region.

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Captain named as football #HEHero

A dedicated team captain from the University of Wolverhampton has been named as a higher education football hero.

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Overcoming the urge to slow down!!!

Anyone who saw Hayley Carruthers finish in the impressive time of 2 hours 33 mins, 55 seconds, stumbling over the link in clear pain would struggle to be impressed by her determination.

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Design graduate gives students insight into agency work

University of Wolverhampton students were recently given an insight into what it takes to become a designer for a top London agency.

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Ivory Coast students get a taste of leadership training

University of Wolverhampton students from the Ivory Coast got a taste of leadership training when they visited the Lake District as part of Career Development Week recently.

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JORDAN BRIDGES: Nursing ambitions to change perceptions of mental health

Jordan Bridges, 22 from Birmingham, has graduated with a degree in Mental Health Nursing from the University of Wolverhampton's Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing.

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Senior hospital leader awarded health honorary degree

A local hospital trust leader has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to healthcare in the region.

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JAMES SMALL: Graduate engineers a future in manufacturing

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

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MARIA VASILIOU: International law student raises the bar

MARIA VASILIOU, 23 from Cyprus has raised the bar on her aspirations to become a law academic by graduating from the University of Wolverhampton

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Course creates work experience opportunities for students

Students from the University of Wolverhampton benefited from hands-on work experience at the TEDxWolverhampton event held recently.

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Student builds a successful future after suffering a spinal injury

A University of Wolverhampton student has featured in a national TV and poster campaign which highlights focus on ability not disability.

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Scholarships designed to support female engineering students

Two University of Wolverhampton engineering students have been awarded scholarships to support them in their studies.

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Footballer to kick off for England

A talented University of Wolverhampton footballer has been selected to play for the English Universities squad.

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Sports psychologist analyses Wolves’ semi-final hopes

Sports psychologist Professor Andy Lane offers expert insights into Wolves’ hopes in this weekend’s FA Cup semi final against Watford.

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Economic insights into Wolves’ cup success

As Wolves FC prepare to head to Wembley to face Watford in the semi-final of the FA Cup, Senior Lecturer in Economics Dr Ian Jackson looks at the economic benefits for the Club and area.

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Voices of 68 exhibition visits Wolverhampton

An interactive exhibition featuring the testimonies of political activists and civilians who experienced a pivotal year in Northern Ireland’s history is being hosted at the University of Wolverhampton

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Football captain's trip of a lifetime

A team captain from the University of Wolverhampton scored a trip of a lifetime to go behind the scenes at an international football stadium.

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Workshop highlights how to make clothes in a sustainable fashion

The Wolverhampton School of Art is holding a free workshop in its Fashion Lab to highlight the issue of sustainable fashion.

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Students get graphic advice from top creative agency

University of Wolverhampton students received some graphic advice from a top creative agency recently.

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Smells research results offer insight into memories

The University of Wolverhampton has revealed the findings of its recent research project to understand what specific smells belong to the Black Country, and what memories they evoke.

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University building shortlisted for prestigious architecture award

A Victorian building in Wolverhampton, which was given a new lease of life to become a learning hub for students, has been shortlisted for a prestigious architecture award.

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The art of clever public speaking

The art of clever public speaking was the focus of a guest lecture by the Literary Editor of the Spectator magazine at the University of Wolverhampton.

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International Women’s Day event inspires girls to consider careers in STEM

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated International Women’s Day with an event targeted at getting girls interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).