May 2014

May 2014

Thursday 01 May 2014

Prestigious award for historian’s research book

Each year, the Society for Army Historical Research, Britain's most prestigious military history society, awards the Templer Medal for the most significant book about the British ...

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David Luckhurst and Professor Iain Stewart

Friday 02 May 2014

University science technician scoops national award

David Luckhurst was one of the winners in the Higher Education Academy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Technician of the Year Awards for 2014. He has been ...

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Dr Opinderjit Kaur Takhar

Friday 02 May 2014

Academic contributes to national Sikh report praised by PM

The British Sikh Report 2014 is the only statistical data available in relation to the UK Sikh community and will be used to help better understand and meet its needs. Dr ...

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Friday 02 May 2014

Newly Qualified Teacher wins Award

Joanne Babb was presented with her award at the annual ‘Worshipful Company of Educators, Trust Fund Awards.’ The awards recognise the excellence and innovation in ...

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Tuesday 23 September 2014

University hosts Rail Supply Chain event

Companies will receive information on how they can take advantage of opportunities resulting from the investment in the existing infrastructure and future high speed rail ...

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Tuesday 06 May 2014

Telford developments see increased demand for University conferencing facilities

The Priorslee site has recently been given a £500,000 refurbishment to revamp its 460 bedrooms and received a three-star campus accommodation rating from VisitEngland ...

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The Employment and Volunteering Awards

Wednesday 07 May 2014

Employment and Volunteering Awards 2014

The Employment and Volunteering Awards organised by ‘The Workplace’ at the University took place on Thursday 1 May 2014 at Wolverhampton Science Park. Over 150 ...

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Tuesday 06 May 2014

Artwork at The George

Artwork, including ceramic baby booties and ornate glass paperweights, is on display and available for sale at The Gateway@The George in Wulfruna Street. A range of limited ...

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Thursday 08 May 2014

University riot workshop in Athens

The workshop ‘Why do people riot?’ is being held at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) Institute in Athens from Monday 5 May to ...

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Friday 09 May 2014

Student shortlisted for annual Design Award

Art and Design student, Aleksandrs Golubovs has been shortlisted for the Penguin Random House Design Award. The award comprises the Penguin Adult Prize and Puffin Children’s ...

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Gifted and Talented STEM workshop

Friday 09 May 2014

Gifted and Talented school pupils attend University Workshop

The University’s ‘Gifted and Talented STEM workshop’ saw 75 local school pupils studying Key Stage 4 Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects ...

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Student Nursing Times Awards

Thursday 08 May 2014

National award for innovative nursing initiative

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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Monday 12 May 2014

University continues to provide more overseas experience

The University is set to work with the Erasmus+ Programme to provide student placements in a range of overseas locations including France, Spain, Italy, Holland and ...

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Tuesday 13 May 2014

Conferencing offers career boost to students

Leisure Industries students from Wolverhampton Business School have been taking part in the Residential Conference Centre School programme. A pilot scheme was launched in ...

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Laura Serrant and Jane Cummings

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Queen’s Nurse title awarded to Professor

Laura Serrant, Professor of Community and Public Health Nursing, has been recognised for her contribution to community nursing. Professor Serrant has worked with Government ...

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Wednesday 24 September 2014

New lecture series launched to mark Great War Centenary

The lectures will be a joint venture with The Western Front Association, which educates the public in the history of the Great War, and will run until 2018 as part of Centenary ...

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Staff Moonwalk for Breast Cancer

Thursday 15 May 2014

University Staff Moonwalk for Breast Cancer

The University team ‘The Wolverines’ took part in the 26 mile moon walk on 10 and 11 May. The Wolverines consisted of the University’s Institute of Sport ladies: ...

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Ben Kelly, lecturer of Art and Design at University of Wolverhampton

Monday 19 May 2014

University Lecturer to visit art display

Ben Kelly has been invited by Clark Art Ltd to take part in an exhibition of Northern art at Manchester City’s Etihad stadium.  ‘A Northern Perspective’ is ...

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Tuesday 20 May 2014

University to headline Made in the Midlands

The University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering has secured the headline sponsorship package for the Made in the Midlands exhibition. The exhibition is to be held at ...

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Nurses Day

Wednesday 24 September 2014

International Nurses Day

The University’s Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing held an event on12 May to celebrate the contribution of student nurses and educators to the nursing ...

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Tuesday 20 May 2014

University receives awards for sustainable catering

Its latest accolade is the Food for Life Catering Mark Bronze Award, which recognises best practice regarding fresh, seasonal, healthy meals and sustainable sourcing, at Telford ...

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Professor Kit Field

Tuesday 20 May 2014

Academic wins top honour for University

Professor Kit Field, the University’s Head of Academic Practice, currently seconded to the post of Executive Head at a Black Country academy, was given the prestigious title ...

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Wednesday 21 May 2014

University to run Performing Arts Summer School

The Performing Arts Summer School will take place from Monday 9 June to Friday 13 June at the University’s Performance Hub at Walsall Campus. Over 300 primary school ...

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Wednesday 21 May 2014

New building enhances University presence in Mauritius

More than 120 students currently study with the University in Mauritius and the new Branch Campus building will enable this number to expand significantly. Based in the ...

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Wednesday 21 May 2014

University to open doors in Stafford

After ongoing talks, the University has secured the use of Shire Hall in the town’s Market Square to house a new advice and information centre for prospective students and ...

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Friday 23 May 2014

Lecture examines wartime footage

Members of the public are invited to the lecture, which will be presented by Stephen Badsey, Professor of Conflict Studies. Professor Badsey is an internationally acknowledged ...

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Tuesday 27 May 2014

Recognition for University manager

Amanda Shipley has been with the University for just over three years and has been committed to making positive changes. She has been shortlisted for the Colleges and Universities ...

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University Of Wolverhampton New Business School

Tuesday 27 May 2014

University awards contract for new business school build

The International support services and construction group were chosen after a tender process was run for the construction of the new building. The £18m project is designed ...

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Wednesday 28 May 2014

Award to support child psychology research

The Undergraduate Research Assistantship Scheme is awarded by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as a way to encourage undergraduate psychology students to get involved in ...

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Thursday 29 May 2014

University academy to receive national award

Smestow School has been presented with a SSAT Educational Outcomes Award for outstanding progress. The school has been recognised as one of the best schools in the UK for ...

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Wednesday 24 September 2014

SPEED Plus business showcase event

A SPEED Plus networking and showcasing event will take place on Friday 30 May, from 9am until 12pm at The Molineux, Waterloo Road based in Wolverhampton. SPEED Plus is a business ...

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