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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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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.