October 2014

Wednesday 01 October 2014

Sir Peter Rigby to inspire audience at University business lecture

Sir Peter will speak at the annual Crystal Lecture on the topic Building a World Class Business from Scratch. He will discuss the importance of a clear vision in building a ...

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Sally Wagstaff

Wednesday 01 October 2014

Funding boost for dependants of armed forces personnel

The Dependants' Business Start-Up Programme, at the University of Wolverhampton was launched in June last year, and was one of the successful bids to the £35 million LIBOR ...

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Thursday 02 October 2014

University gets active with future film makers

The University of Wolverhampton is supporting the next generation of film makers through a British Film Academy programme. The British Film Institute (BFI) Film Academy is ...

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Health futures ground break

Wednesday 01 October 2014

Ground-breaking marks the start of work at new health science UTC

The £10 million Health Futures UTC will serve 600 pupils and have 60 staff when it opens its doors in September 2015. The new UTC is being built at the former Sandwell ...

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Friday 03 October 2014

Postgraduate artwork to go on display at city Art Gallery

Photography, glassware, sculpture and ceramics will be among the artwork on display at the MA Degree Show. Designed and created by postgraduate students, the show will be open ...

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Friday 03 October 2014

Find out more about health sciences UTC

  The £10 million Health Futures UTC is currently being built at the former Sandwell College site in High Street, West Bromwich and is due to open in September 2015. An ...

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Middle east university signing

Tuesday 07 October 2014

Middle East presence for University

A Letter of Intent has been signed between the two institutions to collaborate on academic programmes. ‌These will include law and a number of courses in the Faculty of ...

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Re-opening of Little Scholars Nursery

Tuesday 07 October 2014

Nursery re-opens following £180,000 revamp

Little Scholars Nursery, at Randall Lines Halls of Residence in Molineux Street, was extensively refurbished over the summer, enhancing the indoor and outdoor facilities for the ...

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Tuesday 07 October 2014

Drive to encourage former nurses back into practice

A national recruitment campaign is under way to encourage people back into the profession to help ease the shortage of nurses.The Return to Nursing Practice course at the ...

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Thursday 09 October 2014

New era for Staffordshire primary school

Pye Green Valley Primary marked becoming Pye Green Academy on 1 October with a day of celebrations. The school, in Hednesford, is now under the sponsorship of the Education ...

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Thursday 09 October 2014

Great round for charity by University golfers

The annual event has been running for five years and features teams made up from University staff and businesses. A total of 18 teams took part at Perton Golf Club and a total of ...

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Monday 13 October 2014

University to host media taster day

The University’s School of Media is hosting a day of activities for sixth form students and teachers to showcase its Media, Film and Broadcasting courses and ...

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Monday 13 October 2014

Dance Graduate to appear on The Apprentice

Jemma Bird, an Operations Manager from Walsall, studied BA (Hons) Dance at the University from 2009 to 2012. The 26-year-old will be pitting her wits against the other ambitious ...

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Wednesday 15 October 2014

Children get a taste of University

The Black Country Children’s University™ (BCCU) which comprises three campuses in Wolverhampton, Sandwell and Dudley,launched on October 1at the Performance Hub at the ...

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Thursday 16 October 2014

Creative students to hear from Nike boss

David Odusanya studied Communication Design, Design and Visual Communications at the University between 1988 and 1991. He went into graphic design and after working with an agency ...

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Monday 20 October 2014

Denise Lewis to launch new sports Institute

The Institute of Sport aims to inspire the next generation of sport professionals through teaching, research and increasing participation in sport. Retired British heptathlete ...

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Friday 24 October 2014

Conference to influence policy around women rough sleepers

'Empowering Women Rough Sleepers to Protect Themselves from Violence on the Streets' will look at best practices and influence national policy.   The aim of the conference is ...

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Unsung heroes

Friday 24 October 2014

‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’ project wins Army Families Federation Community Award

The Army Families Federation (AFF) Community award was presented in recognition of the Armed Forces Dependants’ Business Start-Up Programme ‘Supporting the Unsung ...

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Tuesday 28 October 2014

University hosts Newly Qualified Teachers' Conference

The National Union of Schoolmasters, the Union of Women Teachers and OFSTED, presented engaging and highly informative keynote lectures on what Newly Qualified Teachers ...

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Health Features UTC

Tuesday 28 October 2014

Get the UTC experience

Get the UTC experience Young people and parents can find out more about attending a University Technical College at a special event in Wolverhampton this week.‌‌ The UTC ...

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Thursday 30 October 2014

New sports Institute launched by Denise Lewis

The Institute of Sport brings together all the University sporting activities, including degree courses, multi-million facilities, research, staff expertise and participation in ...

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Volunteer Central

Friday 31 October 2014

A bright future for student volunteers

The University has officially opened Volunteer Central at their city campus to get more students involved in volunteering. Volunteer Central is a partnership between the ...

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Keyboard

Friday 31 October 2014

Innovative software to assist people with autism

Open Book adapts documents into a format that is easier for those with autism spectrum disorders to understand. The software can replace complex words with simpler ...

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Denise Lewis launching the Institute of Sport at the University

Friday 31 October 2014

New sports Institute launched by Denise Lewis

The Institute of Sport brings together all the University sporting activities, including degree courses, multi-million facilities, research, staff expertise and participation in ...

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Wednesday 29 October 2014

Businessman brings a touch of class to University

Sir Peter attended the University on October 23 to deliver a key note speech at the annual Crystal Lecture on the topic ‘Building a World Class Business from ...

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