October 2013

Art work by Graduate Ruth Joplin

Tuesday 01 October 2013

Graduate artists exhibit their work

Artists graduating from the University of Wolverhampton will display their work in a special exhibition. The University has organised The MA Public View to showcase some of the ...

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Lord Jim Knight

Wednesday 08 October 2014

Lord to speak at science and engineering event

A Lord and former government minister is to speak of the importance of science and engineering at a University event. Lord Jim Knight, will give a talk as part of a University of ...

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Wolves legend Jody Craddock gave students a lesson in goalscoring at the launch of a new sports pitch.

Thursday 03 October 2013

Wolves star helps launch University sports pitch

The University of Wolverhampton has completed work on the Sports Zone, an all-weather outdoor court for student use. It is situated on North Road, in the grounds of the ...

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Wednesday 02 October 2013

Local business champions to share innovation

The Wolverhampton Business Champions Innovation Series, organised by the Wolverhampton Business Champions and University of Wolverhampton, is backed by high profile companies and ...

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Friday 04 October 2013

Mobile office project launches online

The University of Wolverhampton, together with the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), is helping to fund the Agile Office Demonstrator scheme, which will show companies ...

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Friday 04 October 2013

University student lands editorial role

Louise Goodyear, who is based at the University’s education centre in Burton, beat the competition to be named the editor for the Adult Branch section of the “Nursing ...

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Monday 07 October 2013

University scientists to give pioneering London lectures

Professor John Howl and Dr Sarah Jones, of the University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering, will helm a four-day course in the capital, at the Royal Society. To an ...

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Wednesday 09 October 2013

Prestigious businesses to speak at event

The day will be hosted by Innovation 1st, a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), in partnership with AVM Impact. The event, to be held in the ...

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Thursday 10 October 2013

Healthcare conference to be held by University

The “Inspiring Innovation in Healthcare” conference, to be held on Tuesday 15 October, will bring together a panel of experts and keynote speakers from the healthcare ...

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Wednesday 09 October 2013

House of Lords reception to mark University’s 21st

Dignitaries, including University alumni, honorary graduates, politicians, and leaders in busines and education were invited to the Westminster venue on Tuesday (October 8) for ...

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Thursday 10 October 2013

University experts to improve online searches

Experts from the University’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science have been given more than £9,300 by the firm to make it easier for browsers to find ...

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Plans for new Business School building 1

Monday 14 October 2013

Business School plans get green light

Wolverhampton City Council approved plans for the £18m project to build a new flagship building at the junction of Molineux Street and Camp Street at the City Molineux ...

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This is a image of Dr George Kassimeris used for the article named - National acclaim for terrorism book

Monday 14 October 2013

Terrorism expert to lead new riot study

Dr George Kassimeris, Reader in Terrorism and Political Violence at the University, will lead a visit to Athens for professionals involved in training on different aspects ...

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Thursday 03 October 2013

Expert comment on Rough Sleeping Children

Kate's current research focuses on social problems such as intimate partner violence, the evaluation of specialist domestic violence courts, and women and children rough sleepers, ...

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Katrina Johnson, representing The British Embassy, and a speech from Anthea McIntyre MEP, Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands

Tuesday 15 October 2013

Brussels office unveiled by University

The office’s unveiling was marked in a ceremony held at the British Residence in Brussels on September 16, entitled ‘Brussels Launch, Research and Business Growth ...

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DualEnergy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) scanner

Tuesday 15 October 2013

University provides specialist advice to top footballers

The £70,000 scanner, based at the University’s Walsall Campus, tests bone health and is being used to provide advice about body composition and potential injury ...

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Wednesday 16 October 2013

Jaguar Land Rover boss to inspire with guest lecture

Mike Wright, executive director for the firm, which has a huge engine plant based in Wolverhampton, is set to speak at this year’s Crystal Lecture. The free annual event is ...

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memorandum of understanding at the House of Lords

Thursday 17 October 2013

Malaysian agreement for University of Wolverhampton

A memorandum of understanding was agreed between the University of Wolverhampton and Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) last week. It will see both higher education institutions ...

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Friday 18 October 2013

Theatre to stage equality talk

The event, entitled ‘The Dracula Syndrome! Who’s afraid of the man in the mirror?’, will feature a lecture from Dr Lez Henry, founder of BLK Friday, former ...

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Dr Palaniappan Ramaswamy

Monday 21 October 2013

University expert gets funding for Parkinson’s project

Dr Palaniappan Ramaswamy, from the University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering, is set to work with the University of Malaysia, Perlis, on the project. The two ...

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Wednesday 02 October 2013

Expert comment on families with disabled children

Dr Emira is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of a panel of experts at Mentaur on the first consultation of quality of life of individuals with ...

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Lynne Pennells

Tuesday 22 October 2013

Admin worker exhibits artwork in major gallery

In her day job, Lynne Pennells works as the recruitment and events co-ordinator for the University of Wolverhampton, painting in the evenings and at weekends. But now her hobby is ...

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Wednesday 23 October 2013

Football club to work with University on events course

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC is just one of a group of companies and organisations which will work with people taking the Masters course in Event and Venue Management. The ...

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Wednesday 09 October 2013

Expert comment on the benefits of music

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

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Six students from the University of Turin

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Exchange programme celebrates fourteenth year

Celebrating its fourteenth year, the exchange was originally set up in 1999 thanks to the assistance of Professor Giuseppina Cortese in Turin. The students stayed with families in ...

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speech from Vice-Chancellor Geoff Layer

Thursday 24 October 2013

Walsall campus celebrates half-century milestone

Since originally forming in 1963, the Walsall location has been a key part of the University’s operations, specialising in sport, performing arts and education. Over the ...

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Friday 25 October 2013

Fairtrade event to be hosted by University

The event, to be held on Saturday 2 November, is an opportunity for Fairtrade campaigners and delegates representing towns and cities across the region to come together to discuss ...

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Counter Culture

Friday 25 October 2013

Arena Theatre announces funding success for new education project

The project will take place in Wolverhampton, and is designed to create new opportunities for young people. Working with pupils from West Park Primary School and Penn Hall School, ...

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The Annual Recruitment Fair

Friday 25 October 2013

Employment fair draws crowds

The annual Recruitment Fair, held on 16-17 October, enabled leading employers such as HMRC, Capgemini, Moog, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Marstons PLC to promote their graduate jobs ...

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Lianne Bradbury, University of Wolverhampton’s Armed Forces Co-ordinator

Monday 28 October 2013

Armed Forces worker invited to Number 10

Lianne Bradbury, armed and uniformed services co-ordinator for the University, has been invited to Downing Street to meet with David Cameron and talk about her work. The ...

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Monday 28 October 2013

Educational roadshow to showcase University life

The ‘First Steps to University Roadshow’, taking place between November 5-8, will see academic staff members and current students from the University delivering ...

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Denise Lewis

Monday 28 October 2013

Olympic champ Denise to open Judo centre

The heptathlete, who was crowned champion at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, will cut the ribbon, officially opening the centre, on Tuesday, November 12, at the University’s ...

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Mike Wright, executive director for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR)

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Hundreds pack University for business lecture

Mike Wright, executive director for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), was the key speaker at the University’s Crystal Lecture. The Crystal Lecture is a free annual event is organised ...

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Wednesday 16 October 2013

Expert comment on student evaluations

Dr Mike Lambert is a published author and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  Dr Matt O'Leary has worked as a teacher/teacher educator and educational researcher ...

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Abdul Alam and Alice Beckley

Thursday 31 October 2013

Students win cash prizes for achievement

Abdul Alam and Alice Beckley, who both study Biomedical Science at the University, were rewarded with £400 each for their efforts. The award was given by the Paycare ...

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