March 2008

Monday 03 March 2008

Teacher training chalks up top marks

Ofsted inspectors confirmed the University’s ‘Grade 1: Outstanding’ for the quality of its management and quality assurance provision, based on a visit to the ...

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Monday 03 March 2008

Glaucoma expert joins University

Professor Peter Shah has become an Honorary Professor and will continue his ground breaking research with support from the University.   The first World Glaucoma Day takes ...

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Tuesday 04 March 2008

Olympic honour for University’s Sports Centre

    Walsall Sports Centre was officially announced as a base yesterday in a major coup for the University, which will see elite athletes using its facilities.   It ...

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Image of 3 people who took part in the event which was about teaching pupils Japanese.

Thursday 06 March 2008

Lessons in Japanese for school pupils

Language Networks for Excellence is launching a new teaching resource to support the Certificate in Business Language Competence Entry Level (CBLC) qualification in ...

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Monday 10 March 2008

Get your running shoes on!

The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile will take place at the Walsall Campus Sports Centre on Sunday, March 16 2008. The event is also open to the local community and up to 300 ...

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Monday 10 March 2008

University of Wolverhampton academics featured in Times Higher

Professor Thelwall has been ranked the number one academic in the world in his field, informetrics, the science of measuring information. Professor of information science at the ...

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Monday 10 March 2008

Scholarship success celebrated

The £200 music excellence scholarships are from the Worfield Charity Concert Trust and recognise the students’ achievements in music.   The Winners’ Evening ...

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A University of Wolverhampton lecturer who won a gold medal at a major international competition has received a top sports award.

Monday 10 March 2008

Archer Steve scoops award

Steve Prowse represented Great Britain in the 2007 International Paralympic Committee Archery World Championships in Korea in October. He won the title of World Champion in the ...

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Tuesday 11 March 2008

A smile goes a long way …

Internet psychologist Dr Chris Fullwood found people who used ‘emoticons’ or smiley face graphics were perceived as more outgoing and friendly than those that did ...

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An image of a painting that will celebrate a artists lifetime achievement. This was displayed in a new exhibition at the university of wolverhampton.

Tuesday 11 March 2008

Renowned artist exhibiting at University

Frank Bowling’s ‘Big Paintings’ exhibition is open to the public from Thursday (MAR13). It features works of up to 12ft wide and reflects his fascination with ...

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Thursday 13 March 2008

Language experts take on China challenge

The ‘Chinesecom’ initiative will involve the University developing learning materials aimed at Europeans who frequently travel overseas on business ...

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Wednesday 12 March 2008

Students step into managers’ shoes

Year 12 students from Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley and Sandwell will get the opportunity to quiz local business managers about what they do, how they got their job and even what ...

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Friday 14 March 2008

Uni and colleges sign new agreement

The Progression Agreement aims to help students working towards vocational qualifications in Construction at local colleges to progress onto the University’s Foundation ...

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Friday 14 March 2008

Children turn sleuths for science week

University staff ran workshops for pupils from Highfields Science Specialist School, Springdale Primary and Warstones Primary schools in Wolverhampton to show year 5, 7 and 8 ...

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Monday 17 March 2008

Students in BBC talent event

The six students from the are taking part in BBC Three’s Upstaged event from Monday, 17 March, 2008.   They will spend six hours in the glass box in Bristol city ...

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Tuesday 18 March 2008

Student nominated for award

Thierry Barholere Biringanire has been nominated for the Outstanding Student Award in the Black and Minority Ethnicity (BME) Community Awards organised by the Centre for Equality ...

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Thursday 20 March 2008

Unique opportunity for deaf students

Around 60 deaf students from the UK, USA, Japan, China, the Philippines and Russia are set to take part in the 2008 Summer Leadership Institute.   The four students are ...

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Thursday 20 March 2008

Nomination for Arena Theatre

Nominations for the awards were received from all across the region and the shortlist  of finalists has now been announced.   The awards are in their third year and ...

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Wednesday 26 March 2008

What’s wrong with policing?

has spent 30 years observing and writing about the police and has advised governments throughout the world. He will present his talk, What’s wrong with Policing?, on ...

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Wednesday 26 March 2008

Frisbee research flies in

Gerald Griggs, from the , has played the sport for six years. His research paper, ‘Viewing the Sporting Landscape of Ultimate Frisbee’, has been selected as one of the ...

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Thursday 27 March 2008

Official launch for pioneering police course

The BSc (Hons) Policing will give students a solid foundation for a professional career in the force and allied occupations.   Chief Constable Sir Paul Scott-Lee will visit ...

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Tuesday 25 March 2008

Beijing Olympics: swimmers unlikely to break world records

has found speeds are plateauing and records could have reached their limit.   His findings also support the notion that a 10 per cent inequality exists between male and ...

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