April 2014

Tuesday 01 April 2014

Law students take up benefits fight on behalf of vulnerable residents

Wolverhampton City Council’s Welfare Rights Service is working with Wolverhampton Citizens Advice Bureau and the University of Wolverhampton to equip law students to provide ...

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Charlotte Ellery Graphic Design

Tuesday 01 April 2014

Poundland’s stylish new bags for life designed by University students

The  students won a prestigious competition to re-design Summer 2014 and 2015 reusable bags for the international shopping chain. Charlotte Ellery, a final-year ...

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Monday 31 March 2014

Green Week Begins

Go Green Week will see the university and the Students’ Union work together as part of a national event promoted by People and Planet. Green week raises ...

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Tuesday 01 April 2014

April showers needed to rid Britain of Saharan dust, says University scientist

Dr Clive Roberts says a good bout of rain or strong wind will help clear the problem, which is forcing asthma sufferers, those with lung problems and even those prone to hay fever ...

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Thursday 01 May 2014

Innovative nursing project shortlisted for award

The National Junior Leadership Academy is led by Professor Laura Serrant from the University of Wolverhampton, and Stacy Johnson and Dr Aru Narayanasamy, University of ...

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Olympian Kristian Thomas

Tuesday 01 April 2014

Sport Awards 2014

Kristian, from Wolverhampton, won bronze at London 2012, handed out awards and gave an inspirational talk to a crowd of 200 people at the University’s annual Sports Awards ...

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Thursday 03 April 2014

New report show Universities contribution to economy

Published today (Thursday 3 April) the Universities UK report shows that universities generate £73 billion in output- an increase of 24 per cent compared to 2009 when the ...

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Wednesday 24 September 2014

University hosts an Evening with Dougal Irvine

Musical Theatre Network and the University are jointly hosting the event at the University’s Performance Hub, Walsall Campus, where Dougal will share songs and craft from ...

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Thursday 03 April 2014

Winners of ‘The Pitch’ 2014

School students from across the West Midlands took part in the University of Wolverhampton Dragon’s Den style business challenge – ‘The Pitch.’ The ...

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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Spring Graduation 2014

Three graduation ceremonies will be held for over 830 School of Health and Wellbeing and Postgraduate students on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 April 2014. Honorary degrees and ...

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Tuesday 08 April 2014

Happy 1st Birthday to the STaR team!

In April 2013, the University of Wolverhampton created The Student Transnational and Research Office – The ‘STaR team’. The STaR team have built solid ...

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Wolverhampton Business School fundraiser

Tuesday 01 April 2014

Fundraising students celebrated for £27,000 charity boost

Wolverhampton Racecourse hosted a fundraising showcase of the group’s activities last week. The students, from The Wolverhampton Business School, take on fundraising ...

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Saturday 05 April 2014

Student Employee of the Year Nominations Now Open!

The Student Employee of the Year Award aims to recognise and promote the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who combine part-time work with their study ...

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Thursday 10 April 2014

University Governor to be named a District Judge

Carole Burgher is a solicitor at Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP in Birmingham, specialising in Children’s Law. Carole has dedicated her career to being an advocate for ...

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Wednesday 24 September 2014

New course to help tackle hospital waiting times

The University’s School of Pharmacy is one of three selected by the West Midlands Office of Health Education England to run a fast-track pilot of their established ...

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Friday 11 April 2014

Married Couple Graduate Together

Ian and Karen Johnson, from Wolverhampton will graduate together at the Grand Theatre on 16 April 2014. Karen Johnson, 54, studied PGCert in Education along with her husband Ian, ...

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Friday 11 April 2014

Fashion artist receives honour

David Downton, one of the world’s leading fashion artists, will be with an Honorary Degree of Doctor Arts at a ceremony on Thursday 17 April. The honour from the ...

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Business Mentor Scheme

Friday 11 April 2014

Business mentors give students career-boosting support

Students from the Wolverhampton Business School have been working with Directors, CEOs and entrepreneurs who are running their own businesses or based in organisations in the ...

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Monday 14 April 2014

Postgraduate and Part-time Open Evening

The Open Evening will take place on Thursday 22 May 2014 at the Wolverhampton City campus from 4pm to 7pm. Postgraduate and Part-time Open Evenings are an opportunity to meet with ...

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Tuesday 15 April 2014

Award for student moot team

The Wolverhampton Moot Team came third out of 64 teams in the contest, organised by the National Student Law Society (NSLS). But their enthusiasm and passion so impressed that ...

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Hilary Devey CBE

Tuesday 01 April 2014

Hilary Devey addresses ‘entrepreneurs of the future’ as she receives honorary degree

The successful businesswoman and TV personality jokingly declared herself ‘an honorary yam-yam’ after receiving the award at the University’s graduation ...

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Thursday 17 April 2014

A Talk with Ken Scott

Ken Scott is a music producer engineer, who will be speaking at the University of Wolverhampton’s Walsall Campus, at the Performance Hub on 6 May 2014. He will discuss his ...

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Thursday 17 April 2014

Indian trip to strengthen special relationship

The trip will be led by the Chancellor, the Rt Hon Lord Paul of Marylebone PC and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Geoff Layer. The aim is to raise the profile of the University on the ...

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Honorary Degree - David Downton

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Degree Honour for fashion illustrator

David Downton, one of the world’s leading fashion artists, received an Honorary Degree of Doctor Arts at the graduation ceremony on Thursday 17 April. The ...

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Titan Robot Guest Stars at Scifest

Thursday 24 April 2014

Titan the Robot Guest Stars at Scifest

Titan the Robot will be joined by former children’s Television Presenter Johnny Ball and The One Show’s resident Scientist and Inventor Dr Marty Jopson for a ...

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CITB Memorandum

Thursday 24 April 2014

New agreement signed with construction skills leader

The University, a leading provider of advanced courses in the Built Environment, and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...

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Thursday 24 April 2014

PhD student wins prestigious Chinese Government award

Peng Liu has recognised for excellence in his PhD studies in breast and brain cancer. The Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad celebrates the academic ...

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Monday 28 April 2014

Student Writer Wins Story Competition

Jason Anson, who studies Creative and Professional Writing, is the winner of online magazine ‘My student style’ short story competition. ‘A smoked Easter ...

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Monday 28 April 2014

University launches MA in the History of the First World War

The centenary of the outbreak of the Great War has seen interest reach unprecedented heights, and the University is very pleased to announce the exciting new part-time Masters ...

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Nigel Babb - Wolverhampton President of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday 23 April 2014

University Director appointed Chamber President

‌‌‌Nigel Babb, Commercial Director of the University of Wolverhampton Science Park, has taken up the post after two years as Vice President and follows-on from Mike ...

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Monday 28 April 2014

Student Writer Wins Story Competition

Jason Anson, who studies Creative and Professional writing, is the winner of online magazine ‘MY student style’ short story competition. ‘A Smoked Easter ...

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Roger Milla visits Walsall campus

Monday 28 April 2014

World Cup Star in visit to University

‌The former Cameroon international footballer set up a foundation, Coeur d’Afrique, to help under-privileged children in his homeland after he retired. Last year the ...

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Monday 28 April 2014

University finds more holidaymakers are booking trips abroad

Publication of the latest Holiday Confidence Index, first created by First Rate Exchange Services in 2013 in partnership with the University, YouGov and the Institute of Travel ...

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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Winner of an AUA Award for Innovative Involvement

Janice Stanton, Senior Quality Officer at the University has won the ‘Association University Administrations’ award for Innovative Involvement. Janice was nominated ...

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Wednesday 30 April 2014

Graduate Teaching Assistant scheme provides exciting new opportunity for University of Wolverhampton

The University will take on 20 Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) with passion and enthusiasm for their subject in a salaried, two-year role. The GTAs will work alongside faculty ...

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UoW students perform at OMG Live

Wednesday 24 September 2014

University Students perform at OMG Live

‌The festival kicked off on 24 April at the LG Arena Forum Live in Birmingham where student bands were joined by the likes of X Factor’s Union J and boy-band ...

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The Realf Family and friends

Wednesday 30 April 2014

Family’s generous donation towards Brain Tumour Research Centre

‌The Realf family, from Rugby, along with their friends, have put their efforts into fundraising since their son Stephen was diagnosed with a Brain Tumour in 2008. The ...

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