The University of Wolverhampton

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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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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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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Thursday 04 February 2016

Vice-Chancellor joins Social Mobility Advisory Group

Geoff Layer, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Wolverhampton, has become a member of a new Social Mobility Advisory Group launched recently.

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Thursday 04 February 2016

Zounds! Swearing isn't the offence it once was

University of Wolverhampton criminal justice historian Dr David Cox has uncovered findings about the use of profanities.

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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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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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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 05 February 2016

New technical college is UK first specialist health facility

The new £10 million Health Futures University Technical College (UTC) in West Bromwich was officially opened by Lord Baker

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Friday 05 February 2016

Follow our February Open Day live blog

Follow our February Open Day live blog, guiding you through your busy and exciting day ahead.

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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 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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Tuesday 09 February 2016

Lecturers go on location to unravel the mystery of science

Academics at the University of Wolverhampton are taking science out of the classroom and into the community.

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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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Thursday 11 February 2016

Pilot language courses test the water for refugees and other migrants

The University of Wolverhampton is providing English language courses for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants who are living in or near Wolverhampton.

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Friday 12 February 2016

Empathy training could help secure more child sex crime convictions

Police officers who display empathy when interviewing alleged child sex offenders could help secure an increase in the number of convictions.

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Friday 12 February 2016

University Race Team gears up for F3 cup championship

The University of Wolverhampton’s Engineering Race Team (UWR) look set to be the only University competing in this season’s F3 Cup competition.

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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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Monday 15 February 2016

University pledges its heart-warming commitment to saving lives

The University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with West Midlands Ambulance Service pledging its commitment to providing defibrillators across its campuses

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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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Tuesday 16 February 2016

University to work with banking giant to boost employability

The University of Wolverhampton has signed a new agreement to fund scholarships and work more closely with Santander UK.

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Friday 19 February 2016

Work starts on high-tech science and technology centre

Work has now started on the £10.1m centre which will provide high specification laboratory and workshop space for science and engineering businesses in Wolverhampton.

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Monday 22 February 2016

Wolverhampton academic takes cancer research to Parliament

Dr Vinodh Kannappan, postdoctoral research fellow in the Cancer Research Group, is attending Parliament to present its biomedical research.

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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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Monday 22 February 2016

Employability event showcases new Business School

University of Wolverhampton students found that the new £18 million flagship Business School was just the job when they attended an employability event there recently.

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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 25 February 2016

University signs up to support Armed Forces in Staffordshire

The University of Wolverhampton has pledged its commitment to supporting the Armed Forces in Staffordshire by officially signing up to join its Community Covenant

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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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