November 2016

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. The Institute for Demolition Engineers ...

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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. Aspire2Uni, delivered by ...

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Tuesday 01 November 2016

Top marks for new science centre as building hits the heights

An official ‘Topping Out’ ceremony was held recently at the University of Wolverhampton’s £10.1 million Science, Technology and Prototyping Centre which is ...

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Tuesday 01 November 2016

Project to give new recognition to historic female travel writers

Historic travel accounts written by women will gain increased recognition thanks to a project led by a University of Wolverhampton researcher. Dr Benjamin Colbert has received ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Law firm’s sponsorship deal with university races into action

A Midlands law firm has unveiled a new sponsorship deal to keep the University of Wolverhampton’s Formula 3 team on the winning track. FBC Manby Bowdler, which has its ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Free theatre competition taster readings offer a flavour of Europe

Members of the public are being offered the opportunity to vote for a winning play which will be performed at the University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre before touring ...

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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. Nathan Tupper, 23 from Petersfield, Hampshire, was ...

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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. The £400,000 CIC ...

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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 and Film Production graduates has clinched top place at this year’s Royal Television Society (RTS) Midlands Centre Awards ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

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

Corsets, cocktail dresses and utility clothes – project charts a history of fashion, shopping and museums   A museum’s collection of unsold shop stock has ...

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Thursday 03 November 2016

Football coach returns to home turf for lecture

A University of Wolverhampton sports graduate who is head coach of a top women’s football team in America is returning to home turf for a guest lecture. Laura Harvey is head ...

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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. Professor Geoff Layer will be ...

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Monday 07 November 2016

Leading historian to present guest lecture

A leading historian is to present a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton focused on the power struggles in Europe in the run-up to the First World War. Sir Richard ...

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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. The ...

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Tuesday 08 November 2016

TV historian to visit University

Acclaimed historian and broadcaster Dominic Sandbrook will share insights into popular culture and social change during a visit to the University of Wolverhampton. The presenter ...

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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. The entrepreneurship workshop will take place at The ...

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Thursday 10 November 2016

Funding is on target to increase Degree Level Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton has been successful in applying for funding to boost its Degree Level Apprenticeship programme as it develops its new Apprenticeship Hub in the ...

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Thursday 10 November 2016

Find out more at Burton open day

People interested in studying health courses in Burton are invited to an open day hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. Experts will be on hand at the Burton Education Centre ...

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Thursday 10 November 2016

Researcher to investigate alcoholism drug to treat pancreatic cancer

University of Wolverhampton researcher, Professor Weiguang Wang, has been awarded more than £73,000 by Pancreatic Cancer UK to investigate the effectiveness of using a ...

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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. Gymnast Kristian, who won bronze ...

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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Leading UK bank opens doors on campus

Santander UK’s new branch at the University of Wolverhampton was officially opened yesterday (Tuesday, 15 November) by the bank’s Deputy CEO and Head of Retail & ...

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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. The students stayed on campus at the ...

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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Live Autumn Statement Event 2016

This November Philip Hammond will deliver his first Autumn Statement as Chancellor and will set out his plans for the UK economy in preparation for Brexit. On Wednesday 23rd ...

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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. The Dying Well conference will take place on Saturday 19th November ...

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Thursday 17 November 2016

Acclaimed author to offer insight into manic depression at lecture

An acclaimed author will give a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton next week, discussing issues around her latest book, which documents a year-long episode of manic ...

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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. This month ...

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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 to help feed and educate their ...

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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. The Research Centre is leading the ...

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Thursday 24 November 2016

New CEO appointed to lead academy trust

A leading education expert has been appointed Chief Executive of an academy trust which oversees 13 schools in the West Midlands and Staffordshire. Professor Michelle Lowe will ...

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Thursday 24 November 2016

Pitch perfect for new 3G Facility at Walsall

A new state of the art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch was opened at the University of Wolverhampton today with the help of Walsall and Wolves first team stars. The ...

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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. Professor Pavlos Eleftheriadis from the ...

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Thursday 24 November 2016

University flags up the fight to end violence against women

University of Wolverhampton staff have flagged up support for the ‘Orange Wolverhampton’ campaign – joining other campaigners in the global fight to end violence ...

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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, held in association with Santander Universities. The ...

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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 recently as part of a wider, national scheme to inspire people to ...

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Monday 28 November 2016

Director nets new European role

A University of Wolverhampton director has been recognised for her commitment to sport with a role on a new European group. Kay Biscomb, Director of the Institute of Sport, has ...

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Monday 28 November 2016

University is first in the world to be accredited by national institute

The University of Wolverhampton is the first in the world to have its courses accredited by the Quantity Surveyors International (QSi). The QSi is the only professional body which ...

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Tuesday 29 November 2016

University sponsors FA Cup second round tie

The University of Wolverhampton is proud to be sponsoring an FA Cup second round match. Macclesfield Town will take on Oxford United on Friday, 2 December 2016 at the Moss Rose ...

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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. The lecture about Clement Attlee will take place on ...

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