December 2016

Thursday 01 December 2016

Ceramics lecturer fired up about election to international academy

David Jones, Senior Lecturer in Ceramics at the University of Wolverhampton, has been elected to the Council of International Academy of Ceramics (IAC). The Academy is the only ...

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Students bank on success with enterprising ideas

Students showed off their entrepreneurial skills recently when they took part in a competition to promote enterprise at the University of Wolverhampton. The Santander Pitch is ...

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Hervé Mallet Appointed as President and CEO of McInnis Cement

Former University of Wolverhampton business degree student, Hervé Mallet has been appointed President and Chief Executive of McInnis Cement. McInnis Cement is a ...

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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. More than 100 current students and graduates attended ...

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Thursday 01 December 2016

Student artist brews up success with eye-catching installation

  A University of Wolverhampton art student is brewing up a successful career after creating an art installation for local brewery, Marston’s, newly refurbished offices ...

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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. Telford & Wrekin Council recently announced that ...

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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. Findings from the UK Sikh ...

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

Conference explores dying well

The Dying Well Autumn Conference attracted over 90 delegates who listened to seven speakers and contributed to the subsequent 'Question Time'.  Organised by Interfaith ...

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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 Local Enterprise Partnership and many other key stakeholders to establish the Black Country Smart City ...

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

Christmas extravaganza to celebrate the best in the city

A Christmas extravaganza is coming to Wolverhampton as part of a special free event to celebrate the city. The University of Wolverhampton, Wolves FC and The Mander Centre are ...

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

City’s first ever literary festival will kick off in January

Wolverhampton is hosting its first ever literary festival with a host of celebrated home-grown literary and musical talent set to appear at city venues. The Wolverhampton Original ...

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

Scientists talk about penetrating the impenetrable at festive lecture

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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 from disadvantaged backgrounds to progress into higher ...

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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. The University is ...

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Thursday 08 December 2016

Inspirational lecturer scoops national teaching award

An inspirational University of Wolverhampton lecturer has received a prestigious national award recognising excellence in teaching. Dr Sarah Sherwin, has been awarded a National ...

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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. The recently completed City Centre Campus project is ...

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Thursday 08 December 2016

Experts support youth entrepreneurship in Africa

Young entrepreneurs in Africa are set to benefit from enterprising insights from University of Wolverhampton experts. Academics from the Centre for African Entrepreneurship and ...

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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. The continent has one of the highest levels of teenage pregnancies in ...

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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. The new Academic Institute of Medicine (AIM) is a partnership ...

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Monday 12 December 2016

University extends its learning reach across the globe

Students from countries across the globe have joined the University of Wolverhampton to study on its International Foundation Year course. The course, which is offered by the ...

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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. The University’s ...

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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. Sadie Buckley, 19 from Stone in Stafford, entered a competition run by CEDAR ...

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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 – having been singled out recently in Fred Perry’s ...

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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. The Golden Anniversary celebration ...

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Tuesday 13 December 2016

Experts share international stage with Burmese leader

University of Wolverhampton inclusive education experts shared the stage of a major international event with State Counsellor of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi. The prominent ...

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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, concludes new research by ...

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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. Clare McCauley is currently the interim University Secretary at Wolverhampton, and will begin her ...

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Monday 19 December 2016

Video students go the distance on Europe internship

University of Wolverhampton students went the distance recently when they snapped up internships in Malta. Ravi Kumar, 21 from Tipton, and Kamilah Halliday, 25 from Quinton, ...

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Monday 19 December 2016

Bank hosts event to help raise interest in Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton teamed up with NatWest Bank recently to host an apprenticeship seminar – outlining degree apprenticeship opportunities available for local ...

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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 – inviting them to watch the ‘Wizard of Oz’ performed by local touring ...

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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. The Elite ...

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