April 2013

Wednesday 03 April 2013

University to host wheelchair basketball event

In their first international series since the Paralympic Game, the Head to Head series presented by Standard Life will see GB take on the Netherlands five times at the ...

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The Pitch

Wednesday 03 April 2013

Regional schools pitch for business success

‘The Pitch’, hosted over two days at the University’s Telford Innovation Campus on 14 and 15 March, saw 25 schools from the West Midlands region working in teams ...

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Professor Laura Serrant-Green

Wednesday 03 April 2013

Prestigious Fellowship awarded to Professor

Professor Laura Serrant-Green, Director of Research and Enterprise at the University’s Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement, is celebrating after her application ...

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Friday 05 April 2013

International Festival draws crowds

The event, designed to promote internationalisation and share the cultural heritages of the 2,500 students from around the world studying at the University, saw students from all ...

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Friday 05 April 2013

New €1 million research to help businesses

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) face risks associated with information and financial management, health and safety and intellectual property which they often lack the ...

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Friday 05 April 2013

University worker bids to be Masterchef

Farhana Islam works as an Information Assistant in the University’s Harrison Learning Centre in the City Centre. Under the watchful eye of judges John Torode and Gregg ...

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Friday 05 April 2013

University on Indian Sub-Continent Mission

The trip will be led by the University’s Chancellor, the Rt Hon Lord Paul of Marylebone PC and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Geoff Layer. It will involve meeting with education ...

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John Gough

Monday 08 April 2013

Honour for Wolverhampton businessman

John Gough is Managing Director of William Gough & Sons Limited, a company founded in Wolverhampton in 1900. He received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Technology from the ...

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Professorship Philip Dearden

Tuesday 09 April 2013

Professorship for international development expert

Philip Dearden has worked at the University’s Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) for over 25 years. The Centre, which is based at the Telford ...

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Tuesday 09 April 2013

£1m scheme launched to support business innovation

The £1m Innovative Product Support Service (IPSS), part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), runs until 2015 and is open to Small to Medium-Sized ...

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Thursday 11 April 2013

Alumni reunion to mark special birthday

The party will take place at Molineux Stadium on Saturday 20 April 2013 from 7pm and will include a drinks reception, buffet and live musical entertainment. The reunion is open to ...

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Friday 12 April 2013

Seminar on youth employment issues

Leading business experts including co-founder of Poundland and University of Wolverhampton Honorary Graduate, David Dodd, and Henry Carver, Managing Director of Wolverhampton firm ...

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Friday 05 April 2013

Critic to address students

Lyn Gardner, theatre critic for The Guardian newspaper, will assist third year students with writing theatre reviews before giving a public lecture entitled ‘How cultural ...

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sports broadcaster Jacqui Oatley

Monday 15 April 2013

Commentator Oatley to attend panel discussion

The event, aimed at the University’s Journalism students, will take place on Friday, 19 April 2013 and has been organised in conjunction with the University by TV presenter ...

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Friday 05 April 2013

Expert comment on Margaret Thatcher as a political communicator

By Paul Brighton, Head of Media and Film at the University of Wolverhampton and an expert in political communication. Paul is the author of Original Spin: Prime Ministers and the ...

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Wednesday 17 April 2013

University of Wolverhampton launches latest academy

Fairway Primary Academy in Muirfield Gardens, Kings Norton is sponsored by Education Central Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), within the University of Wolverhampton.  This will be ...

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Thursday 18 April 2013

New exhibition breathes life into unwanted books

Over 40 selected artists were sent a discarded book – donated to the project by Birmingham Library - to be re-made as a work of art with the completed collection forming ...

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The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Thursday 18 April 2013

New partnership with Nepalese environmental specialists

The University’s Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) signed a new agreement with Rupantaran Nepal, a not-for-profit organisation focused on forestry ...

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Friday 19 April 2013

Healthcare expert to address students

Sandy Clayton-Kent, who graduated with a PG Diploma in School Nursing, will be hosting the talk as part of the ‘Graduate to Great’ campaign, a programme dedicated to ...

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Thursday 04 April 2013

Expert comment on Luis Suarez

By Andy Lane, Professor of Sports and Exercise Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton. Andy is accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise ...

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Tuesday 23 April 2013

New multi-area sports zone to be created

The University is planning to invest in the project on land at the junction of North Street and Oxley Street, which sits within the perimeter of its Lomas Street Halls of ...

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Vice-Chancellor Professor Geoff Layer signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University Professor Dr Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha

Tuesday 23 April 2013

New links with Nepalese college and university

New partnership agreements were signed with Kathmandu University and Merryland College Biratnagar (MCB) during a recent visit to Nepal by a delegation of Wolverhampton ...

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Wednesday 24 April 2013

University to host business awards ceremony

The Business Achievement Awards, to be held at Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton, will showcase the University’s successful collaborations with business, its involvement in ...

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The Pitch 2

Wednesday 24 April 2013

Manufacturer praises students after University challenge

The students, from Wrekin College in Telford, will visit the Moog UK team on Thursday, 25 April 2013 at their new i54 facility in Wolverhampton. There they will showcase their ...

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Thursday 04 April 2013

Expert comment on 60th anniversary of Watson and Crick's DNA paper

"Today we live in an era where knowledge about DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) and our genetic code has a profound effect upon our society. Why is this? Well, it may be through ...

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Monday 08 April 2013

Expert comment on the measles outbreak and the MMR health scare

By Deborah Orpin, Senior Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Wolverhampton. Deborah is currently studying for a PhD in Corpus Linguistics on the ...

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Thursday 25 April 2013

Inspirational lecturer in running for top award

‌Marina Kendrick is in the running for Lecturer of the Year at the Student Nursing Times Awards. The School of Health and Wellbeing lecturer, who is based at the ...

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Friday 26 April 2013

University to help relaunch exhibition

The ‘Sensing Sculpture’ exhibition, to be officially reopened at Wolverhampton Art Gallery on Wednesday, 1 May 2013, has been created with assistance from University ...

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Professor Mike Haynes

Friday 26 April 2013

Professor Mike Haynes will present his inaugural lecture, titled ‘Rotten Apple? Stories of the Globa

Professor Mike Haynes will present his inaugural lecture, titled ‘Rotten Apple? Stories of the Global Economy’ on Thursday, 2 May 2013. Professor Haynes will explore ...

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Monday 29 April 2013

University society wins prestigious award

The University’s LGBT+ Society landed the ‘Event of the Year’ award at the 2013 NUS LGBT Conference for its recent “Unfinished Battle for LGBT ...

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Tuesday 30 April 2013

21 and Proud Speed Networking Birthday Tea Party

An engaging presentation was given highlighting the different types of student and graduate schemes currently in place as well as the services that are offered to help companies ...

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