July 2013

Monday 01 July 2013

Prime Minister gives green light to University scheme to aid forces’ dependants

Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced the details of successful bids to the Armed Forces Covenant (LIBOR) Fund on Saturday as part of Armed Forces Day. The University’s ...

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Monday 01 July 2013

Expert comment on Wimbledon

Andrew is accredited from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) for scientific support and research, and is a Chartered Psychologist with the British ...

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Monday 01 July 2013

Psychology conference to focus on online matters

The two day event, entitled ‘Social networking in cyberspace’, will see academics from various disciplines presenting their research on online communication and social ...

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Tuesday 02 July 2013

Student's logo lands national prize

Kelly-Anne Swift, a third year Learning Disability Nursing DipHE student, saw her design claim the “Modernising Learning Disability Logo” prize at the Positive Choices ...

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Thursday 04 July 2013

University graduate employment rate rises

The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey is a national annual survey of everyone who has recently qualified from any university or HE college in the ...

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Friday 05 July 2013

Concrete development tackled by student

Philip Owens, who also makes up one third of the industrial consultancy firm ‘Nustone Ltd’, is investigating a way to vary concrete density using combinations of ...

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Friday 05 July 2013

Sri Lankan students celebrate graduation

On Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 June 2013 more than 80 students came together in Colombo to mark the occasion. The University offers degree courses with its partner institutions ...

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Tuesday 09 July 2013

World-renowned scientist to visit University

The renowned Lord Winston, known as a professor, medical doctor, scientist, television presenter and politician, will give a talk to an audience of school pupils and teachers, ...

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Wednesday 10 July 2013

Business programme celebrates successful year

Launched in July 2012, the Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise Network (KEEN) is a business growth programme led by the University which aims to give local businesses the ...

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Wednesday 10 July 2013

Conference on criminology held

The British Society of Criminology Conference, held from Tuesday 2 July to Thursday 4 July, aimed to tackle whether criminology is still fit for purpose and if there is a need for ...

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Friday 12 July 2013

Marketing opportunities explored by seminar

The event, entitled ‘Marketing in the Social Media Age’ is to be hosted by the Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre in association with The Marketing Exchange. It ...

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Monday 01 July 2013

Expert comment on Sir Liam Donaldson & public health

Ranjit currently leads and co-ordinates the School’s public health and wellbeing portfolio. His specialist teaching areas include transcultural and BME health issues, public ...

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Wednesday 08 October 2014

Expert comment on the jukebox musical and the fate of 'Viva Forever'

Sarah has been responsible for the creation of numerous Musical Theatre courses; both at level three and Foundation Degree level. Previously, she successfully managed a large ...

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Tuesday 16 July 2013

Top scientist gives Wolverhampton lecture

Lord Winston, known as a professor, medical doctor, scientist, television presenter delivered a lecture to an audience of Black Country school pupils and teachers as well as ...

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Wednesday 17 July 2013

University spot-on for web TV show

Copa90, an interactive football lifestyle and original content channel on YouTube, approached the University to help it get to the bottom of the physical and psychological strains ...

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Monday 22 July 2013

Conference launches new nursing masters

The University will be offering an MSc in Nursing from October 2013 with the aim of developing registered nurses to be flexible and adaptable practitioners enabling them to engage ...

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Kevin Hogan presents Barbara Hodson with flowers on her retirement from the University.

Thursday 25 July 2013

Barbara steps down after years of dedicated service

Barbara Hodson started working for the organisation at the age of 16, firstly in Dudley and then in Wolverhampton at the then Polytechnic. She started as a trainee technician and ...

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Monday 01 July 2013

Expert comment on the enduring legacy of Bruce Lee

The enduring legacy of Bruce Lee July 20 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of Bruce Lee's death. I was way too young to watch Enter the Dragon (1973) when it was ...

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Friday 26 July 2013

Short courses offered by University

Commencing on Monday 29 July, the courses will run as intensive one week modules and may be used towards an MA in Film Studies at the University in the future. The courses include ...

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the Mayor, Councillor Christine Mills

Monday 29 July 2013

Charity cheque handed over to Mayor

A total of £1,100 was raised through this year’s staging of the University of Wolverhampton’s annual charity golf day, organised by Principal lecturer at the ...

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Monday 01 July 2013

Expert comment on formal testing of children at nursery

Formal testing of children at nursery This blog post from Dr Judy Whitmarsh is in relation to the debate over formal testing of children at nursery, conducted by Sir Michael ...

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Tuesday 30 July 2013

Businesses to take lead in reducing fuel poverty

Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH) and South Staffordshire Housing Trust Association (SSHA), which own and manage a combined 11,000 homes in Staffordshire, are supporting a challenge ...

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Wednesday 31 July 2013

People's Choice Apprentice inspires young entrepreneurs

Adam Corbally, runner up in last year’s battle for ‘The Apprentice’ crown and winner of The Radio Times People’s Choice, hosted a workshop about starting ...

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