December 2014

Unsung hero awards

Monday 01 December 2014

Celebration and success for Armed Forces community business start-ups

The University of Wolverhampton’s award winning business-start up programme, ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’, has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of ...

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Monday 01 December 2014

University students pack out Careers Fair

Over 250 students and graduates visited a careers fair at the University’s city campus, for the chance to discover more about these sectors from a variety of employers. The ...

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Wednesday 03 December 2014

New Dean for University’s Faculty of Social Sciences

Miceal Barden took up the role last month and brings with him a wealth of academic and management experience. Prior to joining Wolverhampton, he headed up Manchester Law ...

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Wednesday 03 December 2014

University continues to partner with national law firm

The mentoring scheme will provide an opportunity for final year undergraduates and LPC students to gain guidance and advice from local professionals as they look to embark on ...

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Thursday 04 December 2014

University to open new centre in Telford

The University of Wolverhampton is to open a new centre at Telford’s new multi-million pound Southwater complex. An agreement has been made with Telford and Wrekin Council ...

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business

Tuesday 09 December 2014

Careers service shortlisted for top award

The University is in the running for Best University Careers/Employability Service Award in the National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2015.The winner of the ...

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Friday 12 December 2014

University works with West Midlands Police to tackle ‘hidden crime’ in the city

Operation Sentinel is a joint partnership between West Midlands Police and community members, aimed at protecting vulnerable people in the city. It focuses on reducing child ...

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Friday 12 December 2014

University awarded prestigious scholarships

A total of 13 awards are being made in music technology, engineering and science as part of the GREAT Britain Scholarships – India 2015 initiative.The University was awarded ...

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Keyboard

Friday 12 December 2014

University to host mobile learning workshop in Kazakhstan

The three day event aims to share research and expertise in the area of mobile learning, which involves devices such as MP3 players, laptops and tablets. The workshop, from ...

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Martin Chambers

Friday 12 December 2014

University Governor wins National Achiever Award

University Governor wins National Achiever Award Martin Chambers, Framework Director at the West Midlands based contractor Shaylor Group, won the top award at a ceremony held in ...

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blue-star

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Leading figures in education appointed as Professors

Alan Tuckett was Chief Executive of the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) from 1988 to 2011 and launched the annual Adult Learners’ Week. He is ...

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Thursday 18 December 2014

Wolverhampton has world leading research

Research at the University of Wolverhampton has been commended and is at its highest ever level according to an assessment of all UK universities activity, published today. The ...

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Thursday 18 December 2014

Student poet wows Black Country judges

The poem titled ‘The Taste of War’ written by Gaynor Beesley, who studies Creative and Professional Writing and English Literature, has been awarded first prize ...

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business

Monday 22 December 2014

University launches new employability award

The Enterprise and Employability Award allows students to show employers that they have gained relevant experience through work placements and voluntary activities.To achieve the ...

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Tuesday 23 December 2014

Student dancer reaches world championship final

Dance student, Sophie Webb has succeeded in obtaining second place in this year’s World 10 dance championships for her talents in ballroom dancing. The award-winning dancer ...

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Map

Tuesday 23 December 2014

International conference examines current research into Nazi persecution

Professor Dieter Steinert has co-organised the Beyond Camps and Forced Labour Conference which will take place at the Imperial War Museum in London next month (JAN).The aim is to ...

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Tuesday 23 December 2014

Awards for inspirational academics

Dr Stephanie Brewster, Dr Matt Smith and Dr David Ellis have all been made Senior Fellows of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).The honour recognises their contribution to ...

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