September 2014

Springfield Brewery

Monday 01 September 2014

University To Buy Former City Brewery Site

The University of Wolverhampton has unveiled multi-million plans to transform the site of a former brewery in the city to create a new hub for construction education. A deal has ...

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Monday 01 September 2014

Thousands celebrate graduation

Around 3,600 students will don caps and gowns to celebrate their achievements at the University of Wolverhampton’s graduation ceremonies. A total of 17 ceremonies will take ...

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Friday 05 September 2014

Businessman Receives Honour

A successful Aldridge businessman has received an honorary fellowship from the University of Wolverhampton.Ian Aspley was presented with the honorary by the Wolverhampton Business ...

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Friday 05 September 2014

University honour for Museum Chairman

The Chairman of the Black Country Living Museum Trust has received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration from the University of Wolverhampton. John H. Hughes has ...

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Thursday 04 September 2014

University Honours Business Champion

Dr Russ Bromley has been a research and development technologist, production engineer, manufacturing manager, sub-contract negotiator, sales director, managing director, ...

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Monday 08 September 2014

Eureka Moment For Business Innovation

The University of Wolverhampton are inviting small businesses to have their Eureka! Moment and discover how they can develop their businesses through ...

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Monday 08 September 2014

Award For Deaf Charity Boss

Susan Daniels OBE, CEO of the National Deaf Children’s Society, received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters.  The award was presented during a graduation ceremony ...

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Tuesday 16 September 2014

SPEED Plus Regional Showcase and Networking event

, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund is a business start-up project which offers a business support package to its successful participants in the form of ...

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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Honorary Degree for Olympian Denise

Denise received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing on Monday, 8 September, recognising her sporting success and ...

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Monday 08 September 2014

Veterans from famous WW2 campaign to take part in 70th anniversary event

Operation Market Garden, which inspired the 1977 blockbuster film A Bridge Too Far, was an audacious attempt by the Western Allies to seize a crossing over the Rhine into Germany ...

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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Honorary Degree for inspirational professor

Professor Elizabeth Hughes has been presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing in recognition of her significant ...

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Tuesday 09 September 2014

New student hardship fund in memory of Lord Bilston

Lord Bilston was a campaigner for social inclusion and justice, and the new Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund has been named in his memory with kind agreement of his family. The Fund ...

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Thursday 11 September 2014

Student mother first for degree

Melissa Hall, who studies Broadcasting and Journalism at the University of Wolverhampton, has graduated with ‘first class honours’ in her Bachelor of Arts Degree. ...

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Thursday 11 September 2014

University sends pupils on science mission

Mission Transmission is an interactive event to explore how disease is transmitted between humans in the community. The event will take place at the University’s Arena ...

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Thursday 11 September 2014

Course for budding Omani business leader

The 37 graduates have developed business ideas and pitched them to a Dragons’ Den style panel of entrepreneurs as part of the course.The ideas included an image and beauty ...

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Thursday 11 September 2014

University captures Black Country Echoes

The university will join the celebrations of the Black Country Echoes working with local people who share the enthusiasm of recording its history. Black Country Echoes is a ...

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Thursday 11 September 2014

Recognition for excellent research

The University has retained the European Commission HR Excellence in Research Award, it was announced this week. A high profile panel reviews the University and makes the award ...

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Thursday 11 September 2014

Conference to examine sporting opportunities

Ruth Holdaway interpreted the conference theme, Opportunity Through Sport. Dr Richard Medcalf, conference organiser and Principal Lecturer, said: “The theme of the ...

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Tuesday 09 September 2014

University honours NHS specialists

Dr Matthew Brookes and Dr James Cotton are newly conferred members of the University Professoriate in the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing.   Honorary ...

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Friday 12 September 2014

Honorary Degree for Paralympian Sarah Storey

In an international career spanning more than 20 years, Sarah has won 11 gold, eight silver and three bronze medals across six Paralympic Games. Great Britain’s most ...

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Friday 12 September 2014

University graduate cycles 300 miles for charity

Arun Singh, Compliance Support Assistant at the University’s Project Support Office has cycled over 300 miles, through three countries, in three days with the Punjabi Wolves ...

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Friday 12 September 2014

Talented artist to feature in national exhibition

Artist Jonathan Meira, from Retford in Nottinghamshire, is the first student from Wolverhampton to have been selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries, the leading UK graduate ...

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Friday 12 September 2014

Inspirational ballet Director honoured

David Bintley CBE was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the Faculty of Arts on Wednesday, 10 September. He completed his training at the Royal Ballet School ...

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Tuesday 16 September 2014

University to host national health conference

The event, to be held at Walsall Campus, will feature influential speakers and expert panelists with extensive experience of public involvement across the NHS. The aim is to ...

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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Top accolade for University Sign Language Interpreting course

The National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People (NRCPD), the UK’s registration body for sign language interpreting, reviewed the ...

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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Top accolade for University Sign Language Interpreting course

The National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People (NRCPD), the UK’s registration body for sign language interpreting, reviewed the ...

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Thursday 18 September 2014

BBC Director General honoured

Tony Hall, Lord Hall of Birkenhead, was presented with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts on Friday, 12 September. The award was presented at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre as part ...

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Geoff Thompson MBE

Tuesday 16 September 2014

Sporting star Geoff Thompson honoured

Five-time World Karate Champion Geoff Thompson MBE has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton in recognition of his impressive record in the field of sport. Geoff is one ...

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Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys

Wednesday 17 September 2014

DNA pioneer to receive University honour

A pioneering geneticist who invented DNA fingerprinting has received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Wolverhampton. Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys was ...

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Vijay Shrestha

Thursday 18 September 2014

Honour for University graduate

A graduate of the University of Wolverhampton has been honoured for his contribution to the development of Nepal. Vijay Shrestha graduated from the University in 2009 and has now ...

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Thursday 18 September 2014

PhD students to present to influential audience in Miami

Two University of Wolverhampton research students have been selected to present to some of the world’s leading neuro-oncologists at an influential event to help tackle ...

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University supports LGBT

Wednesday 24 September 2014

University to show its support at LGBT

‌The University will attend the Wolves Pride event to show its continuous support to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community.   The Wolverhampton ...

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Monday 22 September 2014

Wolverhampton Business Week aims to boost jobs and enterprise

Business Week will run from 29 September to 6 October 2014. Among the events planned by the City Board – which is made up of the city’s key public sector ...

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Robert Fell

Thursday 18 September 2014

Principal appointed for new Health UTC

Robert Fell has been appointed as the Principal Designate for the new Health Futures UTC. He is currently the Principal of the Landau Forte Academy QEMS in Tamworth. During the ...

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Thursday 25 September 2014

Invitation to University’s First World War Lecture

Professor Brian Bond, from King’s College London, will deliver a lecture based on his forthcoming book Britain's Two World Wars against Germany: Myth, Memory and the ...

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Monday 01 September 2014

Primary school transforms to University academy

Whitgreave Primary School became Featherstone Academy when it joined the Education Central Multi-Academy Trust (ECMAT) on September 1. ECMAT is part of the University and works ...

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