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2016 Articles

Friday 09 December 2016

Female literacy linked to teenage pregnancies in Africa

A high teenage pregnancy rate in Africa is directly linked to poor female literacy, researchers have found.

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Monday 05 December 2016

Largest survey of UK Sikhs launched by University

Academics from the University of Wolverhampton have joined forces with the Sikh Network to develop the largest and most comprehensive survey of UK Sikhs.

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Wednesday 04 May 2016

PROTECTING FORESTS FOR FUTURE COMMUNITIES

With deforestation happening across the globe, the people who live within forest communities risk losing everything.

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Monday 19 September 2016

Award for Tourette’s campaigner

A writer and comedienne who challenges perceptions about Tourette’s syndrome has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: SARAH PLATTS, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

An ambitious mum who was awarded a highly coveted scholarship is ready to take her next steps to the Bar after achieving a first class degree.

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Wednesday 23 November 2016

University urges Tuesday giving for brain tumour research

The University of Wolverhampton will be taking part in #GivingTuesday this year to raise money for its dedicated Neuro-Oncology Research Centre.

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Four students auditioned to be part of a choir supporting international singer Josh Groban on tour.

Monday 06 June 2016

Musical Theatre students go on tour with celebrated international singer

Four University of Wolverhampton musical theatre degree students were chosen to be part of a choir touring with international recording star, Josh Groban, recently.

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Tuesday 18 October 2016

London event celebrates alumni

Graduates and special guests celebrated a year of the University of Wolverhampton’s London office at the Imperial War Museum.

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Thursday 31 March 2016

Students get ‘hands-on’ at business conference

Students recently had the chance to put their theory into practice when they were given the opportunity to manage a business conference at Greenhous stadium.

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Thursday 28 January 2016

New fast-track courses respond to national nursing shortage

New fast-track courses respond to national nursing shortage

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Daniel Unger's artwork for the Mander Shopping Centre competition

Monday 27 June 2016

Student Win for City of Secrets

An international student from the University of Wolverhampton is feeling thrilled after winning a competition to showcase his artistic ability.

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Monday 04 July 2016

Enjoy Wolverhampton Engineering Event

A free event celebrating Wolverhampton’s rich engineering past is being held at Bantock House Museum and Park as part of this month’s Enjoy Wolverhampton programme.

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Thursday 14 April 2016

Sports students put through their paces by gold medallist

Sports students at the University of Wolverhampton were put through their paces by double Paralympic gold medallist, Danielle Brown MBE

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Students enhance career credentials at law fair

The next generation of legal professionals have enhanced their career credentials at a University of Wolverhampton law fair.

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Monday 21 March 2016

Leading health specialist raises treatment awareness for nursing students

A leading health specialist has recently visited the University of Wolverhampton to speak to third year nursing students about the Sepsis Campaign.

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Monday 01 August 2016

New lecturer maps out the future of geography

The University of Wolverhampton is one step closer to putting geography back on the map with the appointment of a new lecturer.

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Artist's Impression of the University of Wolverhampton Science Park

Wednesday 06 January 2016

Midlands construction company bags science build contract

The University has appointed Midlands Company, Clegg Construction, to build its new £10.1 million Science, Technology and Prototyping Centre.

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Monday 28 November 2016

Local pupils create resources to promote university

The University of Wolverhampton put pupils from Colton Hills Community School through their promotional paces

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Wednesday 01 June 2016

Students and staff will walk for justice

Students and staff from the University of Wolverhampton Law School will be walking for justice, as they take part in the Birmingham Legal Walk 2016.

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Monday 10 October 2016

International business leader to deliver prestigious lecture

An international expert will share his insights into sustainable businesses at an annual lecture hosted by the University of Wolverhampton and the CMI.

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Alumni Fine Art student Dean Melbourne showcases his work at his second solo show in London

Thursday 03 March 2016

Former art student shows off in London

Former University of Wolverhampton Fine Art student, Dean Melbourne, has unveiled his second solo show in London

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Friday 22 July 2016

University bids farewell to British Judo athletes

Rio-bound British Judo athletes who train at the sport’s Centre of Excellence at the University of Wolverhampton’s Walsall Campus have been given a resounding send-off.

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Thursday 17 November 2016

Seminars start-up for business in Wyre Forest

The launch of Wyre Forest Business Solutions Centre (WFBSC) in October saw the University of Wolverhampton extend its offering to local businesses across the region.

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Lecture to mark 90th anniversary of Black History Month

A free public lecture will be held at the University of Wolverhampton to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Black History Month.

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Friday 17 June 2016

Student designer ahead of the competition

University of Wolverhampton student, Nick Forrester, has designs on a career in product development

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Fashion & Textiles students show off their skills at their Annual Fashion Show

Friday 03 June 2016

Students have designs on success at annual fashion show

University of Wolverhampton Fashion & Textiles degree students have designs on success at their end of year graduate Fashion Show.

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Wednesday 22 June 2016

Building foundations through higher level apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton is building on its solid construction foundations by offering its first Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Management.

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Friday 23 December 2016

New website promotes manufacturing growth

The Elite Centre for Manufacturing has launched a new website designed to promote its course offer including specialist apprenticeships as well as short courses.

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M3 building contractor is appointed to start work on the redevelopment of the City Centre Campus.

Tuesday 05 April 2016

Contractor appointed for £4 million city centre campus redevelopment

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed building contractor, M3, to start work on the redevelopment of its £4 million City Centre Campus project.

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Monday 06 June 2016

University of Wolverhampton awarded £465,047 towards new 3G AGP

Grassroots sport in the Black Country is set to benefit from a major cash injection following the news that the University of Wolverhampton has been awarded a grant.

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Monday 07 November 2016

Universities KEEN to support business growth

West Midlands’ universities are working together to support businesses to increase growth and profitability in the region as part of a multi-million pound project.

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Wednesday 04 May 2016

FUTURE SPORT - THE GOLDEN GENERATION

Producing the next generation of gold medal winners and champions is a multi-million pound industry.

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Wednesday 28 September 2016

International honour for education professor

A University of Wolverhampton professor who is a leading authority on adult education has received a top honour in recognition of his achievements

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Young Enterprise Award Winners

Friday 20 May 2016

University celebrates young enterprise at awards ceremony

The University of Wolverhampton was proud to recently host the ‘Young Enterprise Awards Ceremony’ for the Black Country.

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Friday 05 August 2016

£1.1 million project to transform education in Palestine and Jordan

National hubs will be created in Jordan and Palestine to modernise education as part of a £1.1 million initiative supported by University of Wolverhampton academics.

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

New hub offers one-stop destination for apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship Hub has officially been opened in the presence of local guests and dignitaries.

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Tuesday 16 February 2016

University lecturer invests in gem of an idea for dementia training

Senior Lecturer, Jayne Murphy, is one of only 15 people in the UK trained to deliver Teepa Snow dementia care.

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The University celebrates its achievements and partnerships in health care at the House of Lords.

Friday 20 May 2016

Prestigious event celebrates a healthy outlook for the future

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated its achievements in healthcare at a House of Lords reception recently.

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

University kicks off football engagement programme for schools

The University of Wolverhampton has kicked off a new football programme at schools in Staffordshire as a way of getting young people to think about their future goals.

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Engineering student takes pole position with F1 job

A University of Wolverhampton engineering graduate has raced ahead of the competition by bagging a role at Mercedes Formula One.

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Wednesday 24 August 2016

Award winning service offers business solutions in Wyre Forest

The University of Wolverhampton is extending its support for local businesses across the region with plans to open a new University Business Solutions Centre

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Tuesday 09 August 2016

BEYOND THE SEA

More people have climbed Everest than have ever rowed the Atlantic, so graduate Lee Felton's achievement is a truly remarkable, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Lord Paul Naming Ceremony

Thursday 24 March 2016

Business school formally named

The University of Wolverhampton’s new business school has been formally named the Lord Swraj Paul Building.

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Friday 03 June 2016

Student’s Artsfest design triumph

A student from the University of Wolverhampton has been praised for her incredible Artsfest design which is currently being seen by thousands.

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Thursday 04 February 2016

Pupils gain insights into the world of work

Nearly 500 pupils from 10 Telford & Wrekin secondary schools visited the University of Wolverhampton’s Telford Innovation Campus recently.

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Wednesday 05 October 2016

Seven universities join forces to power up the Midlands Engine and boost growth

Seven Midlands universities have joined forces in a pioneering new partnership to provide a powerful economic resource for the Midlands Engine

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Professor Vinodh Kappanan celebrates winning Silver at the SET for Britain Awards with Rob Marris MP

Friday 11 March 2016

Cancer researcher celebrates silver award for excellence

Dr Vinodh Kannappan, a postdoctoral research associate, has celebrated winning a Silver Award for biomedical research excellence

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Wednesday 09 March 2016

University hosts 12th Annual Justice Service event

Legal representatives and high profile dignitaries will process through the city centre for the Annual Justice Service event.

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Thursday 04 February 2016

Part time course added to growing portfolio

University of Wolverhampton introduces new BA (Hons) Special Needs, Childhood and Family Studies course.

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Monday 15 February 2016

University thanks inspirational research students who prove it’s never too late to learn

While some people look forward to a relaxing retirement, a group of doctoral students, with an average of 72, are bucking the trend.

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Tuesday 19 January 2016

New scheme helps budding entrepreneurs with start up costs

The University has teamed up with Virgin StartUp as a delivery partner, to help local people put their business ideas into practice

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Friday 25 November 2016

National award for outstanding support for students

The University of Wolverhampton has won the Outstanding Support for Students award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016

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The Institute of Travel & Tourism’s ‘Future you: on the Road’ exhibition

Monday 09 May 2016

University welcomes ‘future you’

The University of Wolverhampton recently gave students the opportunity to find out how they could travel the world whilst getting paid for it.

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Monday 16 May 2016

Gaming triumph for Wolverhampton graduate

A former University of Wolverhampton student is getting ready to launch his first ever original game on the biggest PC platform.

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People with Alzheimer’s and other dementias are set to benefit from a ground-breaking new design project led by the University of Wolverhampton.

Monday 04 April 2016

Design project to have positive impact on dementia

People with Alzheimer’s and other dementias are set to benefit from a ground-breaking new design project led by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 14 March 2016

Professor secures EU funding to tackle cybercrime in the online gambling sector

The growth of cybercrime in the online gambling sector will come under the spotlight in a new research project led by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 05 April 2016

University sports team silverware success

University of Wolverhampton sports teams are celebrating after a season in which four of them won their respective leagues.

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Monday 12 December 2016

Book a place at University’s 50 year English celebration

The University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Arts is celebrating 50 years of English at a prestigious event being held in the city centre.

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Friday 21 October 2016

University event inspires girls to get into science

The University of Wolverhampton recently hosted girls from local schools to help inspire them to positively engage in science based subjects.

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Tuesday 16 August 2016

New £294,000 European project to boost employability

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded £294,000 (338,000 Euros) to increase international study and work opportunities for students and staff.

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Monday 19 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: LISA HARRISON, FACULTY OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELLBEING

A mum-of-one who returned to the classroom after being made redundant is celebrating after clinching a first class degree.

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Monday 29 February 2016

University of Wolverhampton supports the campaign to stay in Europe

The University of Wolverhampton is supporting the campaign to stay in Europe following the announcement of the EU referendum date in June.

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Former Pharmacy student boxes clever for cancer research

A pharmacy graduate is pulling no punches when he steps into the ring to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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Friday 12 August 2016

Students go further with £1.2 million travel fund assistance

The University of Wolverhampton has announced a £1.2 million fund to support students with the costs of travel.

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Law students take part in a Client Interviewing Competition in the Court Room

Tuesday 26 April 2016

Court Competition Judged by Local Solicitor

University of Wolverhampton Law students took part in a competition recently under the watchful eye of a real-life ‘judge’

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Friday 28 October 2016

New demolition degree builds skills for the future of construction

An agreement has been reached that will see the UK’s first ever degree course for demolition launched next year in the Black Country.

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

Conference explores dying well

The Dying Well Autumn Conference was held at the University of Wolverhampton recently.

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Monday 27 June 2016

International UN Conference Sheds Light on Children in Conflict

A University of Wolverhampton Professor has been instrumental in instigating a series of triennial international conferences

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

Scientists talk about penetrating the impenetrable at festive lecture

University of Wolverhampton scientists will share insights into their breakthrough research into the development of a male contraceptive pill at a festive lecture.

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Tuesday 31 May 2016

Wolverhampton student aims for prestigious design award

Graphics student Lisa J Wilson is hoping her entry for this year’s 'Penguin Design Awards' will see her taking home the prize, after being shortlisted out of thousands.

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Tuesday 09 August 2016

Student satisfaction rates at highest ever level

Satisfaction rates among students at the University of Wolverhampton are at their highest ever level according to the results of a new national survey.

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Thursday 03 November 2016

New fund to boost research spinoff companies

A new investment fund aimed at taking research from the laboratory to the commercial world has been set up by the University of Wolverhampton and Caparo.

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Thursday 13 October 2016

£2.3m project to support entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs are to receive help getting their businesses off the ground through a new £2.3million project led by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 24 October 2016

Go-ahead given for next phase of Springfield Campus

The latest plans to transform a derelict brewery into a £100m education hub for construction and the built environment have been given the green light.

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University of Wolverhampton is the only educational establishment to be present at Birmingham Pride parade and fair.

Wednesday 01 June 2016

University flies the flag for equality and diversity at gay pride event

The University of Wolverhampton was the only educational establishment to have an official presence at Birmingham Pride this year.

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Friday 20 May 2016

GOING FOR GOLD

WLV Life is packed full of the latest University and alumni news and events, keeping you up-to-date with all the goings-on within your alumni community.

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Tuesday 18 October 2016

International partnership agreed

A partnership which enables students from the Netherlands to gain work experience in West Midlands companies will be expanded through an agreement with the University.

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Friday 20 May 2016

D IS FOR DEFICIENCY

WLV Life is packed full of the latest University and alumni news and events, keeping you up-to-date with all the goings-on within your alumni community.

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Monday 27 June 2016

Strength and conditioning appears to be key to modern grand slam success, new research reveals

Strength and conditioning appears to be key to winning a modern day grand slam tournament, a new study into the changing shape of elite male tennis players

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Telford pupils visit Innovation Campus and meet Shane Kelly and racing crew

Thursday 17 March 2016

Telford pupils get a taste of life in the fast lane

Year 8 pupils from Holy Trinity Academy recently enjoyed a taster of University life, when they took a trip to the University’s Telford Innovation Campus.

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Tuesday 17 May 2016

Learning is a piece of cake as centre celebrates first birthday

Celebrations were in order at University Centre Telford (UTC) when it celebrated its first birthday recently.

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Thursday 26 May 2016

New lecture will examine Britain’s tactical air power during WW2

The University will be holding a lecture next month which focuses on the development of tactical air power in Britain during the early years of the Second World War.

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A photo taken from the Lego Serious Play session, led by Dr Bianca Mitu from the University.

Monday 22 February 2016

Students get to grips with Lego to improve brain power

Dr Bianca Mitu from the University of Wolverhampton, recently led the first ‘Lego Serious Play’ session for students.

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Thursday 21 January 2016

Professor becomes patron of race equality charter

Professor of Community and Public Health Nursing, Laura Serrant, has been appointed a Patron of the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) Race Equality Charter.

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Friday 27 May 2016

Quality standard approval for advice and guidance services

The University of Wolverhampton has been recognised for the quality of its information, advice and guidance

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Wednesday 14 September 2016

Olympic medallist joins University

Olympic medal-winning gymnast Kristian Thomas is to launch a new stage in his career with a degree course at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Chinese New Year, Year of the Monkey 2016

Friday 05 February 2016

The customs behind Chinese New Year – Happy Year of the Monkey!

The customs behind Chinese New Year – Happy Year of the Monkey!

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Friday 04 March 2016

Prestigious European role for influential professor

A University of Wolverhampton professor is set to influence policy around new manhole cover product tests after companies found them impossible to carry out.

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Wednesday 06 January 2016

Are People in their 20s Being Misclassified as Obese?

University research has shown that Body Mass Index (BMI) thresholds need to be redefined to stop people being misclassified as overweight or obese.

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Vice-Chancellor to highlight research challenges and changes

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton will highlight changes and challenges in academic research at a public lecture next week.

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Thursday 21 July 2016

Young people given head start thanks to £8 million lottery boost

Young people in Wolverhampton have been given a multi-million pound boost after the City of Wolverhampton Council received Big Lottery Fund support

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Tuesday 22 March 2016

Thoughts with Brussels

Our thoughts are with the people of Brussels following this morning’s terror attacks in the Belgian capital.

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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Olympic medallist to visit Open Day

Olympic medallist and new student Kristian Thomas will be sharing his experiences of life at the University of Wolverhampton at its next Open Day.

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Friday 27 May 2016

University picks up Business of the Year title at local awards ceremony

The University of Wolverhampton was hailed as ‘truly outstanding’ when staff picked up the Business of the Year title at an awards ceremony.

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Tuesday 26 July 2016

Programming course for teachers wins the backing of Google

University of Wolverhampton lecturers have secured funding from Google to develop a new online course for computer science teachers.

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Wednesday 27 January 2016

Students take fine art on location in Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton students have taken fine art on location in and around Wolverhampton – showing off the results of their work.

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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Italian students get a slice of university life

Eight students from the University of Turin in Italy attended lectures at the University of Wolverhampton during a month long visit recently.

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Moses Murandu takes sugar research sweetener to Africa.

Tuesday 05 April 2016

Lecturer takes a sweetener for pain relief to Africa

University of Wolverhampton Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing, Dr Moses Murandu, travelled to Africa to present his research on sugar treatment.

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Prize winning lecturer awarded Honorary Degree

A prize winning lecturer has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 12 December 2016

Animation student has designs on bringing death education to life

A University of Wolverhampton student is getting animated about winning a design contest recently.

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Wednesday 03 February 2016

Guest speaker visit gives insight into Great War

Dr James McConnel of Northumbria University will be outlining his recent research on ‘Geordies’ in Dominion Armies

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Wednesday 03 February 2016

Gaming Success for SPARK Company RetroFist

A University of Wolverhampton supported start-up company has had its new app snapped up by Channel 4’s new game publishing arm.

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Award winning TV producer gets set for an honorary degree

An award winning producer and director has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 17 May 2016

Theatre stages court drama in Stafford as part of Artsfest

The University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre and Staffordshire County Council have teamed up to stage a court drama in a historic Courtroom in Stafford.

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Thursday 27 October 2016

Top recognition for breastfeeding support

The University of Wolverhampton has received top recognition for the training provided to health visiting students to encourage mothers to breastfeed.

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Lecturer attends the first Nursing Simulation Conference at Istanbul University in Turkey as keynote speaker.

Thursday 07 April 2016

Lecturer is Keynote Speaker at Istanbul University

A Senior Lecturer in Acute Adult Nursing at the University of Wolverhampton has recently returned from Istanbul University where he was a keynote speaker

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Wednesday 07 December 2016

University secures £8 million funding for disadvantaged young people

The University of Wolverhampton has secured over £8 million funding to help increase the number of young people progress into higher education.

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Friday 23 September 2016

British number one wheelchair tennis player nets Honorary Degree

A West Midlands Paralympic medal winner has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 08 December 2016

£4million redevelopment officially launched

A £4million redevelopment at the University of Wolverhampton has been officially unveiled at a special festive event.

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The team at SPEED Plus has been short-listed for a Guardian Award 2016 for entrepreunership.

Friday 11 March 2016

University short-listed for Guardian university entrepreneurship award

A partnership initiative led by the University of Wolverhampton has been shortlisted in this year’s Guardian University Awards.

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Former music student, Clare Teal, visits the University to talk to music students about the industry and her career

Tuesday 26 April 2016

Music lecture hits the right note with students

Music students based at the Walsall Campus of the University of Wolverhampton were given an insight into the music industry by successful musician, Clare Teal.

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Friday 16 September 2016

Business innovation project gets further funding support

The University of Wolverhampton has secured a £2.4m contract to continue delivery of its successful Innovative Product Support Service (IPSS) project.

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Monday 24 October 2016

New peptide research could alter sperm motility and impact on male fertility

A new form of male contraception and enhanced fertility treatments could both soon be a reality thanks to pioneering work from two University of Wolverhampton scientists.

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Picture of Building and Surveying students at one of the most historic churches in Wolverhampton.

Monday 07 March 2016

Wolverhampton students re-visit historic church for phase two of live project

Students at Wolverhampton University have taken a trip back to one of the most historic churches in the City to begin looking at the second part of their live project.

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University to showcase Springfield at MIPIM

Monday 14 March 2016

University to showcase Springfield at MIPIM

A delegation from the University of Wolverhampton will travel to a major real estate event this week to showcase opportunities at its new Springfield Campus

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Thursday 15 December 2016

New Head of Research Services appointed

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Head of Research Services.

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Tuesday 29 November 2016

Lecture about Labour’s ‘greatest leader’

The Labour Party’s greatest leader will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 16 November 2016

Conference to discuss dying well

Leading experts in palliative and end of life care are to attend an interfaith conference in Wolverhampton.

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Friday 04 March 2016

Dambusters evolution is focus of university lecture

Dr Robert Owen, Official Historian for the No. 617 Squadron Association, is set to give an open and honest account of the unit's operations during the Second World War.

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Thursday 24 November 2016

Lecture on the ‘illegitimacy of Brexit’

The ‘illegitimacy of Brexit’ will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton next week.

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Tuesday 05 January 2016

Taste of sustainability success for Telford Catering team in award win

University of Wolverhampton, Telford Innovation Campus was up against some stiff competition when it scooped an award recently.

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Wednesday 27 July 2016

New technology to improve understanding for people with autism

Innovative new technology is being developed by researchers to help people with autism read and understand text better.

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Wednesday 31 August 2016

International students celebrate at summer school

The University of Wolverhampton welcomed students from partner institutions in China and Nepal to its annual Summer School

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Tuesday 23 August 2016

More than 6,000 calls to Clearing hotline

More than 6,000 calls have been made to the University of Wolverhampton’s Clearing hotline since A-Level Results day.

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Monday 05 December 2016

Students build on community success

University of Wolverhampton students are building on their recent success by helping to survey community buildings in Telford.

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Tuesday 23 August 2016

Lifetime achievement award for humanities graduate

A University of Wolverhampton graduate with a passion for languages is celebrating after receiving a lifetime achievement award.

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Tuesday 09 February 2016

Arena Theatre enhances culture experience for the disabled

The Arena Theatre represented the University of Wolverhampton recently when Venue Manager, Neil Reading, attended a round table panel at the House of Commons in London.

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Tuesday 01 November 2016

University scheme to raise aspirations for children in care

A scheme designed to encourage more looked after children into higher education has been launched for the second time by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 22 April 2016

THE FUTURE OF FASHION – IS THE INDUSTRY CUTTING ITS CLOTH TO SUIT?

Why recycling needs to become an industry norm...

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

Smart City network on the way

The University of Wolverhampton has joined forces with The Black Country LEP and other key stakeholders to establish the Black Country Smart City Network.

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Jaguar Land Rover’s Engine Manufacturing Centre Operations Director honoured by University

The operations director of Jaguar Land Rover’s world-class Engine Manufacturing Centre in Wolverhampton has been honoured for his contribution to economic regeneration.

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Health CEO recognised by University

A leading figure in improving public health has been honoured for her extensive contribution to her field by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 07 September 2016

Architecture students bring historical building back to the future

University of Wolverhampton architecture students have designs on bringing a historical building back to the future in Telford.

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Lecturers take science into the community

Wednesday 29 June 2016

SCI-FEST sparks interest in STEM subjects

The University of Wolverhampton has planned a host of events for its science festival family day on Saturday 2nd July.

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Hervé Mallet Appointed as President and CEO of McInnis Cement

Former business degree student, Herve Mallet has been appointed President and Chief Executive of McInnis Cement

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Students throwing their caps in the air for graduation

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Students to celebrate Spring Graduation

More than 700 students will celebrate graduation from the University of Wolverhampton as part of its Spring ceremonies.

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Wednesday 20 July 2016

Former student moves in the direction of film success

University of Wolverhampton Video and Film Production graduate, Andrew Webber, is moving in the right direction by setting up his own film and broadcasting company

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Thursday 10 November 2016

Funding is on target to increase Degree Level Apprenticeships

The University has successfully applied for funding to boost its Degree Level Apprenticeship programme as it develops its new Apprenticeship Hub in the Black Country.

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Thursday 08 December 2016

International cricket star Joe Root to visit University

One of the world’s top cricketers Joe Root will share his sporting expertise with University of Wolverhampton students through a new partnership.

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Tuesday 17 May 2016

NO SUCH THING AS CAN'T

As a teenager, Danielle Brown MBE was diagnosed with a condition that changed her life. Read how she went on to become a double Paralympic Gold medallist

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Award winning service offers business solutions in Wyre Forest

The University of Wolverhampton has extended its support for local businesses across the region by opening a new University Business Solutions Centre in Kidderminster.

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

New formal partnership builds opportunities for students

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the University of Wolverhampton, City & Guilds and local contractor Thomas Vale

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Honour for sports presenter Jacqui Oatley

TV presenter Jacqui Oatley has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for her contribution to sports broadcasting.

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Thursday 08 September 2016

BE A CHAMPION FOREVER ...

That was Dame Sarah Storey’s message to graduates when she collected her honorary award from the University in September 2014.

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Thursday 02 June 2016

Celebration of University sporting achievements

University of Wolverhampton student sporting teams and players were celebrated at an annual end of year awards.

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

University race team in the driving seat for F3 Cup second place

The University of Wolverhampton Race Team (UWR) has clinched second place in this year’s national F3 Cup Championship title

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Launch of ECMS demolition at Thomas Dudley Foundry in Tipton

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Going for manufacturing growth in the Black Country

Manufacturing is set to grow as work begins on one of the hubs of a new flagship manufacturing skills centre

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Thursday 21 July 2016

Student advisor highly commended for going above and beyond

A University of Wolverhampton International Student Advisor has been highly commended at this year’s 2016 Internationalisation Awards

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Thursday 29 September 2016

First class degree graduate awarded Armed Forces trophy

Private Lewis White has become the first graduate of the University of Wolverhampton’s Armed Forces degree to receive the Lieutenant General ‘Bashall Trophy’

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Professor Michael Levitt

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Nobel Prize winner to give lecture on research

Professor Michael Levitt will be giving a public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton, discussing the research that led to his 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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Monday 04 July 2016

Universities in the driving seat for enterprising Midlands Engine growth

Six Midlands’ universities have joined forces to drive productivity and economic growth through skills, innovation and enterprise.

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A new Armed Forces Co-ordinator, David Thompson, has been appointed.

Thursday 07 April 2016

University appoints Armed Forces Co-ordinator to champion defence education

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Armed Forces Co-ordinator in its Centre for Lifelong Learning.

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Artist's impression of the new Telford Innovation Campus

Friday 01 April 2016

£10 million investment paves the way for the future of engineering

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed local Shropshire building contractor, Pave Aways, to build its new £10 million development.

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Wednesday 23 November 2016

Writer campaigns to feed African San (bushman) children on their quest for education

A writer and lecturer who lived amongst a group of indigenous people in a remote part of Africa has embarked on a fundraising mission.

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World War Two

Friday 15 April 2016

University to launch new MA in WW2 Studies

The University is introducing a new course into its already impressive War related portfolio, with the addition of the MA in Second World War Studies.

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Tuesday 26 July 2016

Health event showcases international collaboration

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a health Showcase Event on behalf of the Lived Experience Network (LEN) recently

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Thursday 14 April 2016

New coaching partnership transfers football skills to India

The University of Wolverhampton has teamed up with West Bromwich Albion Football Club in a sporting initiative called Pass it Forward

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Tuesday 17 May 2016

MIXED MESSAGES

Sensory-wise is a SPEED start-up company that aims to empower children who have difficulties with sensory integration

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Wednesday 22 June 2016

SMILE sporting events talent-spots Paralympians of the future

The University of Wolverhampton played host to two events recently designed to talent-spot future Paralympic hopefuls.

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Tuesday 20 December 2016

University stages event for children from care backgrounds

The University of Wolverhampton staged an event for children and their families recently

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Wednesday 22 June 2016

Course offers festival food for thought

University of Wolverhampton students have been festival bound to put their learning into practice

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Tuesday 05 July 2016

Partnership Sparks New Black Country Learning Legacy

The University of Wolverhampton has partnered with Black Country Living Museum (BCLM) to spark local interest in learning

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Monday 12 December 2016

First students start course at new medical institute

More than 20 hospital doctors have become the first students at an innovative new medical institute in Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 13 September 2016

Visual effects academy award winner has honorary degree in sight

An award winning visual effects specialist in film has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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North Sea off shore workers body scanning research

Monday 22 February 2016

Researchers size up North Sea offshore workers’ helicopter escape potential

University of Wolverhampton Professor, Alan Nevill, contributed analytical expertise to a research project which helped to size up the helicopter escape potential.

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Wednesday 22 June 2016

School pupils get taste of university life at summer school

Almost 100 Year 10 pupils from schools across Staffordshire, Shropshire, Telford and the West Midlands visited the University of Wolverhampton recently

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Thursday 27 October 2016

National role for learning disabilities student

A University of Wolverhampton student will be influencing Government policies around learning disabilities as part of a national steering group.

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Monday 12 December 2016

University Progression Scholarship helps inspire students to aim higher

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated with students who have benefited from receiving scholarship funding to help them aim higher with their education.

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Student film clinches top place at Royal Television Awards

A film made by University of Wolverhampton Video, Film and TV Production graduates has clinched top place at this year’s Royal Television Society Awards.

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Jack Hodgson Judo Player gets picked for the Paralympics Rio 2016

Thursday 11 February 2016

University student makes Rio Paralympic team

A University of Wolverhampton student has been named as part of the ParalympicsGB judo team for Rio 2016.

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Wednesday 16 March 2016

Academics develop innovative technology to tackle cyberbullies

University of Wolverhampton academics are teaching computers to identify early warning signs of abusive behaviour online in a bid to outsmart cyberbullies.

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Tuesday 31 May 2016

Theatre puts on a sense sensation for nursery visit

As part of its Artsfest celebrations, the Arena Theatre at the University of Wolverhampton opened its doors to Bromley Specialist Nursery

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Corsets, cocktail dresses and utility clothes – project charts a history of fashion and museums

A museum’s collection of unsold shop stock has inspired a researcher to investigate attitudes towards ‘everyday’ clothing and its history.

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Friday 22 April 2016

Academic Scoops Another Prize for Cancer Research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has scooped another prize for his cancer research.

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Friday 05 August 2016

Photography student snaps up career with furniture giant

A University of Wolverhampton photography student has been quick to snap up a career with local retailer, Cousins Furniture.

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Tuesday 08 March 2016

Wolverhampton University’s BiG Scheme for Business

The University of Wolverhampton has recently attracted funding which will help businesses to inject some innovation into their companies.

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Tuesday 20 September 2016

STUDENT SUCCESS: ZOE MASON, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Wolverhampton’s ethos as the University of Opportunity was a major draw for mature student Zoe Mason who was keen to explore her passion for the past.

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Monday 12 December 2016

Graduate’s band review hits the right note with Fred Perry

A former University of Wolverhampton student is hitting all the right notes with his indie band, Semantics

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Wednesday 27 January 2016

Skills week to enhance students’ career prospects

Hundreds of students at the University will be involved in enhancing their professional skills this week as part of its largest ever development week.

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Wednesday 04 May 2016

TALKING PICTURES

Text messaging and social media have led to some of the most dramatic changes in our use of everyday language in any period of time.

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Thursday 28 April 2016

Air pollution exposure poses brain function risk, global evidence reveals

Exposure to air pollution from traffic and chemicals increases the risk of cognitive impairment, according to latest global research.

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Tuesday 25 October 2016

Law student project nominated for national award

A unique project which sees law students help vulnerable people challenge decisions over their benefits is in the running for a national award

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Wednesday 03 August 2016

Professor predicts Rio medal haul

A University of Wolverhampton professor who predicted Team GB’s medal tally at London 2012 is estimating the athletes will bring home a haul of 46 medals from Rio.

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Friday 17 June 2016

Business networking event showcases partnership working

Staff and students from the University of Wolverhampton hosted the first Walsall Business Week recently at its Walsall Campus

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Tuesday 08 November 2016

Event for entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs hoping to set up their own business are invited to a free event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 06 July 2016

University of Wolverhampton Just the Job for Students

University of Wolverhampton just the job for graduates

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Friday 10 June 2016

University students offer vintage variety at 2016 RAF Cosford Air Show

University of Wolverhampton Faculty of Arts & Engineering students will be putting on a retro show in the 1950s Vintage Village at this year’s RAF Cosford Air Show.

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Friday 22 April 2016

Ceramics and glass artwork auction helps student fundraising bid

The University of Wolverhampton will be putting unique ceramics and glass artwork up for sale at its prestigious annual auction.

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Monday 04 July 2016

University Sponsors Stafford Shakespeare Festival

The University of Wolverhampton is one of the main sponsors at the Stafford Festival Shakespeare

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

Honorary degree is music to the ears of musician

A conductor and organist has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 19 September 2016

New Chief Executive forges ahead with manufacturing hub plans

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Chief Executive to get its Elite Centre of Manufacturing (ECMS) hubs off the ground.

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Tuesday 09 February 2016

Students shown the ropes by theatre star

Final-year Musical Theatre students at the University of Wolverhampton were shown the ropes when West End performer, Matt Rawle, visited The Performance Hub.

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Technicians pass drone pilots' licences

Monday 20 June 2016

Drone pilot courses licensed to take off

A new course to qualify drone pilots for approved licences is being offered by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 13 December 2016

“Emergency services are heading for disaster” – say academic researchers

Continued attacks on public sector employment in the age of austerity have left frontline emergency services bereft of morale, stressed and under-valued

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Students raise bags full of cash for the British Heart Foundation whilst helping to save the planet.

Friday 11 March 2016

Students raise bags of cash for charity whilst helping save the planet

University of Wolverhampton students have raised thousands of pounds for the British Heart Foundation by donating hundreds of bags full of unwanted items.

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Thursday 04 February 2016

Computer students get switched on to cyber security

Computer students at the University of Wolverhampton got switched on to the work of the Regional Cyber Crime Unit when police officers visited recently.

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Monday 06 June 2016

Former law student scoops top legal award

Former University of Wolverhampton law student, Inez Brown, has scooped the Partner of the Year award in the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards held recently.

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Thursday 28 July 2016

College commended for higher education student support

BMet has been commended by an education network for progressing students onto higher education.

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Tuesday 27 September 2016

Art gallery exhibits the work of student ‘masters’

University of Wolverhampton School of Art students will be showcasing their work at Wolverhampton Art Gallery - putting on a master display of talent.

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Wednesday 12 October 2016

University hosts training for key dementia care educator

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a training event for one of North America’s leading educators on dementia.

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