The University of Wolverhampton

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 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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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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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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 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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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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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 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.

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Thursday 10 November 2016

Researcher to investigate alcoholism drug to treat pancreatic cancer

A researcher has been awarded more than £73,000 to investigate the effectiveness of using a treatment for alcoholism to treat pancreatic cancer.

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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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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Leading UK bank opens doors on campus

A new branch of Santander has been officially opened at the University of Wolverhampton.

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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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Tuesday 15 November 2016

Live Autumn Statement Event 2016

Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre will screen the Chancellor's Autumn Statement live, followed by a live panel discussion.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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.

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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 with the help of Walsall and Wolves first team stars.

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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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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

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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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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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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.

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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).

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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.

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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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