October 2012

Wednesday 03 October 2012

Research highlights positive impact of early years professionals

A study by a team of researchers at the University of Wolverhampton has found practitioners with Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) are making a positive impact on workforce ...

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Thursday 04 October 2012

University hosts Open Day

People hoping to boost their career credentials are invited to an Open Day at the University of Wolverhampton. The Open Day will take place on Saturday (6 October) at the ...

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Thursday 04 October 2012

Wolverhampton to host annual Nursing lecture

The University of Wolverhampton is to host this year’s prestigious Winifred Raphael Memorial Lecture. The lecture is run by the Royal College of Nursing’s Research ...

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Friday 05 October 2012

Advice on how to sell to the Ministry of Defence

Small businesses can find out more about selling their products and services to the Ministry of Defence at a University of Wolverhampton event. The event will feature advice from ...

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Tony Collins

Tuesday 09 October 2012

Virgin Trains boss to present guest lecture

The Head of Virgin Trains is to present a prestigious annual lecture focused on leadership at the University of Wolverhampton. Chief Executive Tony Collins will present this ...

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Memorandum of Understanding signing between Jane Nelson (Pro Vice Chancellor student recruitment) and Gary Graham (Chief Executive of Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS trust).

Wednesday 10 October 2012

New mental health partnership forged

A University and an NHS Trust in the West Midlands have signed a new agreement to work together on mental health education and research. The University of Wolverhampton and Dudley ...

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Thursday 11 October 2012

New £600,000 project to benefit e-book readers

A new £600,000 project which could benefit users of the Amazon Kindle and other e-book reading devices is being developed by experts at the University of ...

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nidms

Friday 12 October 2012

Dance science expert comments on Denise van Outen’s whiplash injury

Strictly Come Dancing’s Denise Van Outen has suffered a whiplash injury in training and has been described as “touch and go” for Saturday night’s ...

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Tuesday 16 October 2012

European award for language project

A University of Wolverhampton project to help people learn a new language has won a European award. The I Spy project is developing a website to enable interaction between ...

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Pro Vice Chancellor Research and Enterprise Professor Ian Oakes, Dean of students Jon Elsmore, NUS President Liam Burns and President of the University of Wolverhampton students' Union Dan Batchelor.

Tuesday 16 October 2012

NUS President visits Wolverhampton

The President of the National Union of Students has visited the University of Wolverhampton to give a special talk on higher education. Liam Burns was invited to the University to ...

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John Chorley &, Patrick Smith from the school of education futures, Laura Brown &, Liz Taylor from the career transition partnership, Lianne Bradbury, the University's Armed forces &, Uniformed Services Co-coordinator and Pat McCarthy from the school of sport, Performing arts ad Leisure.

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Finding new careers for Armed Forces personnel

The University of Wolverhampton is helping Armed Forces personnel to develop new careers after leaving the services. Sports and leisure courses as well as teacher training ...

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Wednesday 17 October 2012

Students to kick off coaching festival

Students will be taking inspiration from England Manager Roy Hodgson when they take part in a football coaching festival at the University of Wolverhampton. The first year ...

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Friday 19 October 2012

University secures £1.4 million to grow regional businesses

The University of Wolverhampton has secured £1.4 million from the Government to enable regional businesses to grow and create new jobs, it was announced today. Alongside ...

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Monday 22 October 2012

Over 850 people attend Recruitment Fair

Major employers and more than 850 students and graduates attended a successful jobs fair at the University of Wolverhampton. The annual Recruitment Fair attracted a number of top ...

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Monday 22 October 2012

Pupils say hola! to new course

Students across Wolverhampton will be saying ‘hola’ and ‘buongiorno’ as part of new language lessons at the city’s University. All sixth formers at ...

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Ancient objects feature in new film

Tuesday 23 October 2012

Ancient objects feature in new film

Ancient items such as an antler horn harpoon from Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery have been featured in a new film by a University of Wolverhampton lecturer. Animation lecturer ...

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Taste of University life for Italian visitors

Tuesday 23 October 2012

Taste of University life for Italian visitors

A group of Italian students have been brushing up their language skills and learning about University life in Wolverhampton. The 10 students from the University of Turin stayed ...

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Wednesday 24 October 2012

Academic answers weird and wonderful questions about human emotion

A sports psychologist from the University of Wolverhampton has provided answers to unusual questions about human emotions in a new book featuring leading experts from across the ...

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Wednesday 24 October 2012

Anti-alcoholism drug could help treat most common type of adult brain cancer

A drug that has been used to treat alcoholic patients for more than 60 years could potentially help treat glioblastoma – the most common and deadly brain tumour in adults ...

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Wednesday 24 October 2012

University to boost research investment

The University of Wolverhampton is making a multi-million pound investment as part of its commitment to research. A funding pot of £6m has been set up which academics from ...

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Thursday 25 October 2012

International success in 24 hour challenge

Two teams of students from the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after winning a 24-hour innovation challenge in France. The students took part in Innovation 24hr event ...

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Mentors

Friday 26 October 2012

Mentoring challenge for Uni students

Students at the University of Wolverhampton are boosting their future job prospects by acting as mentors at a Walsall college. More than 20 students from the are volunteering as ...

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Lifelong learning programme

Tuesday 30 October 2012

Award nomination for media project

A University of Wolverhampton project which is developing resources for Deaf people who work in the media industry is in the running for a top international award. SignMedia ...

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Dr Anthea Gregory and Tony Collins

Wednesday 31 October 2012

Virgin Trains boss shares leadership tips

The Head of Virgin Trains shared his tips for successful leadership to a packed audience at the University of Wolverhampton. Chief Executive Tony Collins presented the annual ...

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Wednesday 31 October 2012

Lecture looks at the impact of cuts on emergency services

The impact of Government cuts on the emergency services will be the focus of a public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. Leading expert on industrial relations, Professor ...

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