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News and Events

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Dusty Digging: The National Union of Mineworkers Archive

Tuesday 19 February 2019

The National Union of Mineworkers headquarters sits on a busy intersection opposite a series of training cafes in a plate glass Barnsley College building.

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LGBT History Month @WLV

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Fly the Pride flag and let your voice be heard as we celebrate this year's LGBT History Month.

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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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BLOG: After 40 years of liberal democracy,Spain has not laid the ghosts its past

Thursday 06 December 2018am

Mediterranean Europe must accept the reality of its history rather than trying to rewrite it.

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BLOG: Why our national infrastructure is under threat from a cyber attack

Wednesday 28 November 2018pm

Cybercrime is an increasing problem worldwide and, with data now the most valuable asset for modern society, our critical national infrastructure is under threat like never before.

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BLOG: They Shall Not Grow Old and the Problem of Historical Generalisation

Tuesday 13 November 2018am

Peter Jackson’s handling of archive film and sound is masterful and innovative, but his generalised account of the First World War risks re-entrenching some deeply conventional myths and misconception

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BLOG: Learning Disability is everybody's field

Tuesday 13 November 2018am

Learning disability nursing is celebrating its 100th birthday next year, just as I hope to be taking my first steps in this amazing branch of nursing.

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BLOG: The 2018 Budget and Beyond

Monday 12 November 2018pm

The 2018 Budget delivered on Monday 29 October by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is likely to be the last fiscal statement before BREXIT which is scheduled on 29 March 2019.

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BLOG: Why did the public support the war from start to end?

Thursday 08 November 2018pm

As we near the climax of the centenary of the First World War, a nagging question remains: how and why did the British people endure four and a half years of such bloodshed?

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BLOG: Living the American dream

Friday 26 October 2018pm

Pia Gilland is undertaking a year-long placement in North East Arizona University in America through the University’s exchange scheme with a number of European and American universities.

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BLOG: Surviving the first few weeks at University: Charlotte Lem

Wednesday 24 October 2018am

Charlotte Lem, 21, a third year Multimedia Journalism student, blogs about her experiences and gives advice about what to expect in the first few months of University.

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BLOG: Keeping exercise on track during winter

Friday 19 October 2018am

As the clocks go back and the nights get darker, it's tempting for people to stay in and exercise less. Who wants to run in the cold or dark or go to the gym when it's chilly?

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BLOG: Snidge Scrumpin’: Mapping Smell and Memory in the Black Country

Thursday 18 October 2018am

Sebastian Groes blogs about his new research into what the Black Country smells like. Do we need to pay more attention to smell?

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BLOG: The Hidden Economics of Pedestrian Crossings

Tuesday 09 October 2018am

The location of the University of Wolverhampton means that various parts of the City Campus are separated by an inner ring road in the central areas.

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BLOG:The slow downfall of Theresa May

Wednesday 03 October 2018am

Theresa May is set to deliver her speech to the Conservative Party conference later today. As George Kassimeris explains, the event has been dominated by divisions in the party over Brexit.

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BLOG: Celebrating 25 years of sign language interpreter education

Thursday 27 September 2018pm

This month, we’re celebrating 25 years of success in sign language interpreter education and training at the University of Wolverhampton.

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STUDENT BLOG: Life as an international student

Thursday 27 September 2018pm

A few years ago I made a decision to study in the UK – and I have never regretted this choice, writes Multimedia Journalism student Sabine Trezune.

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BLOG: Treating people like dirt – how filth and dirt are perceived in society

Thursday 20 September 2018am

Exploring the ideas of ‘filth’ and ‘dirt’ in society, I am particularly interested in their relationship to the ‘highest’ values, the ideas of the sacred and the transcendent.

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BLOG: Fair play?

Monday 10 September 2018pm

Serena Williams’ claims of sexism regarding the way she was treated by umpire Carlos Ramos during Saturday’s US Open final have been backed by high profile figures and organisations.

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BLOG: Fair play?

Monday 10 September 2018pm

Serena Williams’ claims of sexism regarding the way she was treated by umpire Carlos Ramos during Saturday’s US Open final have been backed by high profile figures and organisations.

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BLOG: Lonely in a networked society?

Thursday 23 August 2018pm

Dr Bianca Fox, Head of Film, Media and Broadcasting and Course Leader for Multimedia Journalism, is researching the connection between social media and loneliness. She talks about her early findings.

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BLOG: Why a second renaissance is vital to keep the arts relevant

Thursday 23 August 2018pm

Professor Geoff Layer, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Wolverhampton, talks about why a second renaissance is vital to keep the arts relevant

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University Chancellor Renames Building

A building at the University of Wolverhampton’s Telford Innovation Campus has been renamed by its Chancellor.

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Computer students flag up the importance of cybersecurity

The University of Wolverhampton's School of Mathematics and Computer Science hosted a ‘Capture the Flag’ competition as part of its Career Development Week.

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VIDEO: Molineux welcomes Marketing students

Marketing students from the University of Wolverhampton were given a tour of the iconic Molineux stadium - home to Wolves FC.

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Black Country smell and memory research findings revealed

The University of Wolverhampton is set to reveal the findings of its recent research project to understand what specific smells belong to the Black Country

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Degree Apprenticeship celebrates successful first year

A Degree Apprenticeship which is raising the bar for legal professionals is celebrating a successful first year at the University of Wolverhampton.

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University researcher has results in sight for VR project

A PhD student has positive research results in sight in a joint Virtual Reality (VR) project being undertaken by the University of Wolverhampton and Beacon Centre.

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Bright future for nursing student who lost 8st

Shedding an incredible eight stone has transformed life for a University of Wolverhampton student, who is now on track to follow her dream to become a nurse.

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Race team geared up for motorsport engineering show

The University of Wolverhampton’s School of Engineering Race Team (UWR) is gearing up for the Autosport International 2019 - the largest car racing show in Europe.

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Students raise £11k for local charities

Entrepreneurial students from the University of Wolverhampton have raised more than £11,000 for local charities as part of a business module.

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Recruitment expert offers top tips to finance students

Finance students at the University of Wolverhampton have been given top employment tips from a leading recruitment firm.

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Organ donation sculptures unveiled at Shropshire hospitals

Two University of Wolverhampton art students have been selected to design two commemorative sculptures for the Organ Donation Trust at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH).

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Students get dramatic advice from the National Theatre

University of Wolverhampton students benefited from some dramatic advice from one of the country’s leading theatres recently.

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Architecture students step back in time to help create heritage trail

Two international students studying at the University of Wolverhampton have taken a step back in time to help City of Wolverhampton Council create a new digital trail.

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Research on creative approaches to criminal justice highlighted in national report

University of Wolverhampton research on the positive impact of arts and culture in offender rehabilitation has been highlighted in a national report.

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Pioneering suicide prevention programme featured in national campaign

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton programme dedicated to tackling the issue of suicide and self-harm has been highlighted in a national campaign.

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Major manufacturing exhibition launched at Telford

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a high profile launch event at its Telford Innovation Campus - showcasing its investment in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities.

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New emergency and disaster management course launched

A new course designed to prepare people for responding to terrorist incidents and natural and man-made disasters has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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New course helps Directors lead the way

A new course aimed at helping aspiring and existing business directors to lead the way is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Work officially starts on next phase of Springfield Campus

Work has got underway on the University of Wolverhampton’s new School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus.

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Academic receives royal award for her contribution to Sikh community research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has formally received an MBE from His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, at Buckingham Palace.

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University urges giving Tuesday support for student nurses

The University of Wolverhampton is raising funds to support student nurses who are struggling financially as part of #GivingTuesday.

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VIDEO: Judo star Acelya Toprak #BUCSThisGirlCan

Acelya Toprak is a third year BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: Judo star Kelly Petersen-Pollard #BUCSThisGirlCan

Kelly Petersen Pollard is a first year BSc (Hons) Exercise and Health student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: Fab footballer Lowri Walker #BUCSThisGirlCan

Lowri Walker is a third year BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: Judo star Jemima Yeats-Brown #BUCSThisGirlCan

Jemima Yeats-Brown is a first year BSc (Hons) Sports Science student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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New manufacturing centre hosts visit from local MP

Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East, visited the University of Wolverhampton’s £100 million regeneration project at the former Springfield brewery recently.

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VIDEO: Judo star Jodie Caller #BUCSThisGirlCan Week

Jodie Caller is a third year Sports Coaching Practice student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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University chalks up new Teaching Apprenticeships

New Teaching Apprenticeships to enable staff working in schools to upskill and enhance their qualifications have been launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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New Partnership blue lights the way for University and Ambulance Service

The University of Wolverhampton and West Midlands Ambulance Service have joined forces to create the UK’s first university-ambulance trust.

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Students to take part in Judo World Championships

Four University of Wolverhampton students will be heading out to Portugal as part of the GB Judo team taking part in a World Championships.

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VIDEO: Partnership with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust

The University of Wolverhampton is increasing links with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust as part of plans to develop the healthcare workforce in the county.

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Public talk sniffs out the importance of smells and behaviour

The University of Wolverhampton is sniffing out the importance of smells and behaviour -building on its research into what the Black Country smells like.

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Graduate choreographs a successful career in dance

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has choreographed a career in dance by setting up the largest professional Bollywood Dance Academy in the North of England.

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Legal advice on offer at pop-up clinics

Law students from the University of Wolverhampton will be providing legal support to the public as part of two pop-up advice clinics.

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Big screen comes to the little theatre in new programme

A Wolverhampton theatre is expanding its opening hours in a bid to provide a greater offer to the people of the city.

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University opens doors to second wave of Degree Apprentices

The University of Wolverhampton is continuing to build on its commitment to providing employers with higher level skills by welcoming its second full cohort of Higher/Degree Apprentices.

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VIDEO: Law student makes most of opportunities

Law student Natassia Smith has Multiple Sclerosis and is making the most of the opportunities and support available at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Contractor announced for Springfield

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a main build contractor for its new School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus.

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VIDEO: Experiences of a newly qualified nurse

Lydia Caroline Alexander is a newly qualified nurse, having trained at the Burton Campus of the University of Wolverhampton.

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Apprentice named as award finalist

A University of Wolverhampton Degree Apprentice has been shortlisted for a top award in recognition of her hard work.