2018 Articles

Tuesday 17 July 2018

New Wolverhampton school praised by education watchdogs

A new Wolverhampton school is celebrating a successful Ofsted inspection which highlights its strong focus on providing pupils with key employability skills. West Midlands ...

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Tuesday 17 July 2018

Top running coach and writer to present guest talk

A leading running coach and writer is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to present a guest lecture on performance. Dr Martin Yelling is the current coaching advisor to ...

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Tuesday 17 July 2018

Deputy Vice-Chancellor joins delegates to launch Annual Report

A University of Wolverhampton Deputy Vice-Chancellor joined the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to launch their Annual Report at Westminster recently. Professor Ian ...

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Tuesday 17 July 2018

University to help tackle problems with multiple-occupancy housing in Telford

University of Wolverhampton academics are working to address problems associated with multiple-occupancy houses in the Telford area. The town has seen a growth in numbers of ...

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Tuesday 17 July 2018

New law journal launched

The latest law research is to be showcased in a new journal launched by the University of Wolverhampton.  The new Wolverhampton Law Journal (WLJ) will feature areas such as ...

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Monday 16 July 2018

Work starts on new School of Architecture

Preparatory work has started on the University of Wolverhampton’s School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the £100m Springfield Campus. Planning permission ...

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Friday 13 July 2018

New security centre marches ahead in fight against cyber crime

A joint venture between the University of Wolverhampton and Herefordshire Council has secured £9 million funding to develop a new Centre for Cyber Security in Hereford. The ...

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Thursday 12 July 2018

Queen’s Nurse title awarded to University lecturer

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has been awarded the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse in recognition of his commitment to high standards of patient ...

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Wednesday 11 July 2018

Academics offer Pharmacy expertise at international congress

Two academics from the University of Wolverhampton attended a high-profile international conference in Denmark recently. Professor Patrick Ball and Dr Hana Morrissey from the ...

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Tuesday 10 July 2018

Student illustrates talent in award winning design competition

A University of Wolverhampton student received top marks for designing bespoke awards at a prestigious business ceremony recently. Cat Mirley created ten bespoke, hand-rendered ...

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Tuesday 10 July 2018

Academic makes contribution to US College Board

A University of Wolverhampton academic was selected to participate in a global education programme in the United States recently. Dr Patricia Davies, Senior Lecturer in the School ...

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Tuesday 10 July 2018

Successful musical is noted in new academic research book

A University of Wolverhampton academic has written a book about the phenomenon of the hit musical, Les Misérables. Dr Sarah Whitfield, Musical Theatre lecturer in the ...

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Friday 06 July 2018

University clocks up almost 6,000 miles for NHS challenge

Staff and students at the University of Wolverhampton have clocked up almost 6,000 miles as a 70th birthday gift to the NHS.  People were encouraged to run, walk and swim as ...

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Thursday 05 July 2018

Successful visit to Pakistan

New links have been forged by the University of Wolverhampton during an international visit to Pakistan. Vice-Chancellor Professor Geoff Layer and Head of Trans-national ...

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Thursday 05 July 2018

University of Wolverhampton degrees working for students

More and more graduates from the University of Wolverhampton are proving to be highly employable and securing professional roles after they leave according to a national ...

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Thursday 05 July 2018

New initiative launched to attract more people to health and social care jobs

Organisations in Walsall have come together to help attract more people to work in health and social care as part of a new initiative.  The Walsall Health and Social Care ...

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Thursday 05 July 2018

CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: Rachel Toor

“There’s so much more to a degree than just a piece of paper.”   A University of Wolverhampton graduate has laid the foundations for success in the ...

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Wednesday 04 July 2018

CASE STUDY: Start here through Clearing: Latisha Sandhu

“It’s not the end of the world if you don’t get the results you want or if you feel you’re not on the right course.” Latisha Sandhu was studying at ...

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Wednesday 04 July 2018

CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: James Small

“The relationships the University has with local businesses means that engineers are in a really good position when searching for employment.”  James Small ...

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Wednesday 04 July 2018

CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: Stuart Glover

“Use University as a stepping stone into your career…” Stuart Glover created a great career opportunity when he graduated from the University of Wolverhampton ...

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Wednesday 04 July 2018

SCI FEST sparks interest in STEM subjects

The University of Wolverhampton is putting on a festival to spark interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). , now in its seventh year of running, plays host ...

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Tuesday 03 July 2018

BLOG: Healthcare in Wolverhampton before the NHS - unusual for its time

As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday on Thursday, 5 July 2018, Dr George Campbell Gosling, a social historian at the University of Wolverhampton, looks at healthcare in the ...

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Tuesday 03 July 2018

CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students, Kimmy Forshaw

Kimmy Forshaw is putting her degree into practice after securing a sought-after job at a law firm. The 27-year-old graduated in 2017 with a First in Marketing and Business ...

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Tuesday 03 July 2018

VIDEO: How the NHS saved my life

Following numerous health problems, Lisa Cook underwent a double organ transplant. During a 8-9 hour operation, she received a pancreas and kidney from her donor, a 17-year-old ...

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Tuesday 03 July 2018

VIDEO: What life was like before the NHS

The National Health Services celebrates its 70th anniversary on 5th July 2018. Lecturer in History at the University of Wolverhampton, Dr George Campbell Gosling, explains what ...

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Monday 02 July 2018

Top national scholarship for PhD student

A PhD student from the University of Wolverhampton has beaten off tough competition to be awarded a prestigious national scholarship. Alex Blower is one of only seven students ...

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Monday 02 July 2018

Complete ‘Boots to Business’ support for Armed Forces Veterans and their families

In celebration of Armed Forces Week, the University of Wolverhampton’s ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’ Business start-up programme, Veteran Owned UK and Forces ...

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Friday 29 June 2018

Black Country School Games Summer Festival – It’s back

This summer, over 1,500 aspiring young athletes from over 80 Black Country schools will be going head-to-head in 10 events at an Olympic-style competition on Friday 29th June at ...

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Thursday 28 June 2018

Partnership signed with Compton Care

A partnership offering specialist courses to healthcare staff has been signed between the University of Wolverhampton and Compton Care. The courses provide opportunities for ...

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Tuesday 26 June 2018

University football team joins football pyramid

The University of Wolverhampton men’s football team has taken its first step towards the Premier League by entering a team into the football pyramid. The team already plays ...

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Tuesday 26 June 2018

Top marks for Early Childhood Studies course

The University of Wolverhampton is one of only three in the country to introduce a new level of recognition for students on its Early Childhood Studies course. The Early Childhood ...

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Monday 25 June 2018

Conference aims to get young people into higher education

Sir Michael Barber, Chair of the Office for Students (OfS), gave a keynote speech to the business and academic community of the Black Country at the University of Wolverhampton ...

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Monday 25 June 2018

Publishing success for postgraduate literary students

Two University of Wolverhampton postgraduate students are celebrating their publishing success at a book signing event being held at City Campus. Kerry Hadley-Pryce, from ...

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Monday 25 June 2018

BLOG: Andrew Rigby's Clearing Journey

Andrew Rigby, Multimedia Journalism student blogs about his experience of going through clearing to secure a place at the University of Wolverhampton "I took a leap of faith ...

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Friday 22 June 2018

Is laughter really the best medicine?

Leading international researchers, comedy practitioners and psychologists will consider whether laughter really is the best medicine at an event hosted by the University of ...

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Thursday 21 June 2018

University hosts prestigious photography exhibition

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting an exhibition and lecture by world renowned photographer, Dieter Blum, as part of its Artsfest celebrations. Working in the fields of ...

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Thursday 21 June 2018

Sociologist’s new book tackles racism in higher education

A new book tackling the topic of racism in higher education institutions and how to challenge it has been published by a University of Wolverhampton academic. Dr Shirin Housee, ...

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Tuesday 19 June 2018

Academy opens doors to a new generation of engineers

The University of Wolverhampton has taken its partnership with Morgan Motor Company to the next level with the opening of a new academy for budding engineers. The Morgan Academy, ...

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Tuesday 19 June 2018

New Degree Apprenticeship launched for business leaders

A new Degree Apprenticeship to boost the career credentials of aspiring business leaders is being launched by the University of Wolverhampton.  The Senior Leader ...

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Monday 18 June 2018

VIDEO: Learning Disability Week 2018

To mark Learning Disability Awareness Week 2018, four of our fantastic students explain why they chose this career and what they love about it. Ian Unitt, Liz Bailey, David Norris ...

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Wednesday 13 June 2018

Visit to Germany strengthens links

Academics and students from the University of Wolverhampton visited Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany recently. Professor Nazira Karodia, Dean of the Faculty ...

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Wednesday 13 June 2018

New Science Centre wins regional industry award

The £10.1m centre at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park was named Best Large Commercial Building at the LABC West Midlands Excellence Awards. The awards, held at ...

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Wednesday 13 June 2018

Graduates land prestigious business award

The Wolverhampton based video production and animation company Stone’s Throw Media is celebrating after being named ‘Micro Business of the Year’ at the 2018 ...

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Wednesday 13 June 2018

Defying Diabetes to live the dream

A visit from the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team, and presentation from one of their lead riders, was among the highlights of the two day Health and ...

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Tuesday 12 June 2018

Top tips for making the most of Open Days

Dipisha Patel attended an Open Day at the University of Wolverhampton as a prospective student and went on to study first a BA (Hons) Business Management and then a Masters, ...

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Monday 11 June 2018

Research placement gives insight into cancer treatment

Three Concord College sixth form students have gained valuable insights into future cancer treatments, as part of an exciting research placement at the University of ...

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Monday 11 June 2018

First all-diabetes cycling team to visit University

Riders from the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team, Team Novo Nordisk, are preparing for as pit stop at the University of Wolverhampton during a week-long ...

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Monday 11 June 2018

Science in football goes under the microscope

The science of football will go under the microscope at a University of Wolverhampton conference.  Experts from the football industry will discuss putting principles into ...

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Monday 11 June 2018

Students Volunteer over 8,000 hours to Wolverhampton

The Way Youth Zone has thanked students from the University of Wolverhampton who have been volunteering an incredible number of hours to The Zone over the past two years. The Way ...

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Monday 11 June 2018

BLOG: England, pressure and psychology

Professor Andy Lane offers comments on whether we need a psychologist with the England World Cup team  Going into the World Cup there is always a sense of hope; hope that ...

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Friday 08 June 2018

Academic honoured for contribution to Sikh community research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has been awarded an MBE in the Birthday and New Year Honours List 2018. Dr Opinderjit Kaur Takhar, Director of the recently launched Centre ...

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Friday 08 June 2018

Students celebrate success at end of year show

Students from the University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Arts are showcasing work they’ve created during their degree studies – and it’s sure ...

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Friday 08 June 2018

CVA reforms needed, says insolvency and restructuring profession

Reforms should be made to improve the effectiveness of Company Voluntary Arrangements, a common High Street insolvency procedure, according to research undertaken by the ...

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Friday 08 June 2018

House of Lords event celebrates degrees of lifelong learning

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated Degree Apprenticeships and Lifelong Learning at a prestigious event at the House of Lords in London. The event, hosted by the ...

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Artsfest 2018

Friday 08 June 2018

10 Artsfest events to inspire

If you’re looking for some creative inspiration this summer, you’re in luck! Artsfest, the University’s annual celebration of the creative and cultural life of ...

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Wednesday 06 June 2018

Local arts festival packs a poetic punch

For the fourth year running, the University of Wolverhampton is staging its seven week festival across Wolverhampton and Walsall in celebration of the arts. Artsfest is a ...

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Wednesday 06 June 2018

Silver award for University teaching

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded a Silver award as part of a National scheme introduced by the Government to recognise excellence in teaching and learning. The ...

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Wednesday 06 June 2018

Graduate explores the art of wrestling

A University of Wolverhampton Fine Art graduate has been signed by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and will compete at the Royal Albert Hall in London later this month. Gavin ...

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Tuesday 05 June 2018

Gold medallist to discuss success as a choice

A double Paralympic gold medallist will discuss why success is a choice at a University of Wolverhampton event.  Danielle Brown MBE will explore the relationship between ...

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Tuesday 05 June 2018

Evah's Spirit launches this Friday

A mature student from the University of Wolverhampton is officially launching her business on Friday with a new venture for students and volunteers to visit South Africa. Sue ...

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Tuesday 05 June 2018

University celebrates first year of Degree Apprenticeship in partnership with Serco

The University of Wolverhampton has celebrated its first year of delivering the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) in partnership with Serco. The University agreed a ...

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Tuesday 05 June 2018

Stories of valour celebrated in new book featuring leading historian

A University of Wolverhampton historian features in a new collection of inspirational stories of valour by recipients of the Victoria Cross and George Cross.  Dr Spencer ...

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Monday 04 June 2018

Forum raises issue of whether the UK needs a body farm

A forum being held at the University of Wolverhampton will raise the issue of whether the UK needs a Human Taphonomy Facility, sometimes known as a ‘Body Farm’. The ...

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Monday 04 June 2018

Big SMILEs for sports event

More than 250 school pupils with special educational needs will be taking part in a range of inclusive sports activities at a University of Wolverhampton event.  The annual ...

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Thursday 31 May 2018

10 ways student nights rock @ WLV

Wolves are nocturnal animals, so join the WLV pack and step out at night for a different kind of student experience. We’ve compiled an overview of the best things to see, do ...

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Thursday 31 May 2018

Company Director’s Education Award goes ‘Global’

Yorkshire based Company Director Mike Cargill has taken his idea for an Education Award linking classroom learning with global contexts to a whole new level: his company, UKSTEM ...

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Thursday 31 May 2018

Pharmacy academics raise awareness at community health initiative

Academics from the University of Wolverhampton took their expertise out into the community for Health Awareness Day recently. Professor Patrick Ball and Dr Hana Morrissey from the ...

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Wednesday 30 May 2018

Lecture to discuss innovative fighting on the Western Front

The tactics and innovative fighting methods of the British Army on the Western Front will be discussed in a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. Dr Stuart Mitchell, ...

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Wednesday 30 May 2018

Mr. Electric slashes heating bills with new energy saving system

Mr. Electric, the UK’s leading electrical franchise brand, has teamed up with the University of Wolverhampton and Wolverhampton Homes to trial a new smart heating system, ...

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Tuesday 29 May 2018

Poster project focuses on organ donation

University of Wolverhampton students were tasked with creating posters designed to save lives in a collaborative project recently. Sixteen students studying for a degree in ...

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Tuesday 29 May 2018

International explosives expert fires up demolition students

University of Wolverhampton Demolition degree students were blown away by an external speaker recently. Blow-down explosives expert, Dick Green, was a visiting lecturer at the ...

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Friday 25 May 2018

Research to examine ethical behaviour in insolvency practice

Legal academics will undertake research relating to ethics in insolvency proceedings which could impact on best practice in the future. Dr Lézelle Jacobs from the ...

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Friday 25 May 2018

“TAKEAWAY TRAUMA” IS RECOGNISED AS AN ACTUAL CONDITION

THE stress of ordering and waiting for a takeaway can bring out the worst in all of us, but today it’s been identified as an actual condition, Takeaway Trauma, following ...

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Thursday 24 May 2018

New University research centre to help transform communities

The University of Wolverhampton has officially launched a new research centre to tackle social welfare issues in the community. The Institute for Community Research and ...

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Thursday 24 May 2018

Paramedic mentors in the spotlight

Paramedics will discuss the important issues surrounding mentorship of paramedic students in the ambulance service at a special University of Wolverhampton event.  Lecturers, ...

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Thursday 24 May 2018

Business mentoring celebrated at Molineux

Business leaders of the future are hoping to kick off successful careers after completing a mentoring scheme at the University of Wolverhampton.  The Institute of Directors ...

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Monday 21 May 2018

University bowled over by international visit

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a special visit by one of its international partners recently. Representatives from Rustomjee Academy for Global Careers in India visited ...

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Monday 21 May 2018

Film screening highlights global snakebite issue

The University of Wolverhampton is staging a screening of a documentary focusing on the neglected tropical disease of snakebite. The ‘Minutes to Die’ screening will be ...

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Monday 21 May 2018

VIDEO: Men into nursing

The University of Wolverhampton is keen to encourage more men to consider an interesting, rewarding and challenging career in nursing. Just 11.4% of registered nurses in the UK ...

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Friday 18 May 2018

New National centre to support brownfield redevelopment announced

The University of Wolverhampton is to be home to a new national brownfield research centre that will help tackle the housing shortage, West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has ...

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Wednesday 16 May 2018

Research project to improve food security in China

Researchers have made a breakthrough in their bid to tackle rice blast fungus – the disease which has the largest affect on global rice yields. Each year, up to 30 per cent ...

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Tuesday 15 May 2018

Law School to welcome Ministry of Justice experts

Ministry of Justice experts are to visit the University of Wolverhampton to discuss how digital technology can be used to modernise the court system. The University of ...

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Tuesday 15 May 2018

Special visit to Saturday art club

A Saturday club which aims to inspire local young people to get creative received a special visit from a leading supporter of the arts recently. Lady Sorrell OBE is co-Founder and ...

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Monday 14 May 2018

Up-dating: perceived chances of dating success are better online than offline, says research

People overestimate their chances of success with online dating compared to traditional face to face encounters, according to new research by cyber psychology ...

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Friday 11 May 2018

Nurses host special event to celebrate their profession

University of Wolverhampton nursing students and staff held a special event to celebrate their profession. International Nurses’ Day took place on Friday, 11 May 2018 and ...

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Friday 11 May 2018

Sporting success toasted at annual awards

Another successful season by the University of Wolverhampton’s sports teams and individuals was celebrated at its annual sports awards. The 2018 awards, organised by the ...

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Thursday 10 May 2018

BLOG: History Will Judge Eta As A Failed Terrorist Group, But There Are Lessons To Be Learned

By Professor George Kassimeris.  The reaction of Alfonso Alonso, the leader of Spain’s governing Popular Party in the Basque region, when asked to comment on ...

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Tuesday 08 May 2018

Fish consumption reduces risk of dementia, according to a new study in China

An international study by scientists in the China, the UK and USA has found that people who consume little or no fish have an increased risk of dementia. The study of nearly 7,000 ...

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Tuesday 08 May 2018

Nurses to celebrate their profession

University of Wolverhampton nursing students and staff will be celebrating their profession at a special event. Friday, 11 May 2018 is International Nurses’ Day which aims ...

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Tuesday 08 May 2018

CASE STUDY: APPRENTICE JO TILL

Jo Till is Commercial Manager at Monmore Green Stadium, part of Ladbrokes Coral Group. She recently started studying for a Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship with the ...

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Tuesday 08 May 2018

Drive to develop digital learning for East African farming

Researchers are looking to improve farming practices in East Africa through new digital education systems. The British Council is sponsoring a workshop for early researchers from ...

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Friday 04 May 2018

Tito Time!

It was ‘Tito Time’ at the University of Wolverhampton as the Motown musical legend Tito Jackson declared his love for the city during a whistle-stop visit on Friday ...

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Friday 04 May 2018

Student bags award in national furniture design competition

A University of Wolverhampton student has had a degree of success in a national furniture design competition. Megan Broome, 21 from Wombourne, is studying for a degree in Product ...

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Thursday 03 May 2018

Students served up advice by leading housing organisation

University of Wolverhampton Business School students were served up advice by one of the UKs leading home assistance providers recently. Twenty students working towards a degree ...

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Wednesday 02 May 2018

Rising Star students attend global summit

Two University of Wolverhampton students were invited to a world summit held in London recently. The third year Construction Management degree students, Jack Hobbs and Mark ...

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Monday 30 April 2018

Plans for Springfield Campus given green light

New plans for the University of Wolverhampton’s School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the £100m Springfield Campus have been approved. The City of ...

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Thursday 26 April 2018

6 steps to boost your mental health

Our mental health and physical health are inextricably linked. There are plenty of reasons backed by health professionals (as well as your grandma!) on why you should reconnect ...

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Thursday 26 April 2018

REPORT: Silverstone Morgan Challenge

University of Wolverhampton Racing – Silverstone Morgan Challenge round-up Rounds 3 & 4 - 21st & 22nd April 2018 The second event of the 2018 season saw the UWR ...

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Thursday 26 April 2018

Graduate goes in right direction with moonwalking film

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is going in the right direction with a new feature documentary about Michael Jackson tribute acts. Tom Goudsmit, 38 from London, graduated ...

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Tuesday 24 April 2018

REPORT: F3 Cup Round-Up

University of Wolverhampton Racing – Donington F3 Cup weekend round-up Race 1, 2 & 3 – 21st & 22nd April 2018 The first racing weekend of the F3 Cup season was ...

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Tuesday 24 April 2018

VIDEO: Work placement job joy

Human Resource Management student Amy Rebic has secured a great job at international banking company Handelsbanken after making the most of a work placement.  Amy spotted a ...

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Monday 23 April 2018

Council gives students authority on data

City of Wolverhampton Council welcomed students from the University of Wolverhampton to offer an insight into how data is used within the authority. Ten students studying in the ...

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Monday 23 April 2018

University to take part in 1000 Miles Challenge

Staff and students are being encouraged to walk, ride, run and swim to donate 1000 miles to the NHS as part of its 70th birthday celebrations. The NHS turns 70 in July and, in the ...

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Friday 20 April 2018

Leading health care provider chooses nursing apprenticeship route

The University of Wolverhampton is working with Cygnet Health Care to create a new generation of highly skilled future nurses. Cygnet Health Care, a leading independent provider ...

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Friday 20 April 2018

New partnership healthcare course launched

A new course aimed at encouraging students from a wide range of backgrounds to pursue a career in healthcare has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The new Bachelor ...

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Friday 20 April 2018

Rising Judo star selected for European Championships

A rising Judo star from the University of Wolverhampton has been selected to compete at the 2018 European Championships in Israel.  Student Acelya Toprak will make her ...

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Thursday 19 April 2018

Funding secured to encourage female students to get active

Female students are to benefit from extra sports activities after the University of Wolverhampton secured almost £7.5k for new initiatives. The University is one of 12 ...

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Thursday 19 April 2018

University hosts national health conference

A national conference for those involved in educating the next generation of Physician Associates will be hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.  Physician Associates ...

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Thursday 19 April 2018

Race team on track for new race season

University of Wolverhampton (UWR) Race Team engineering students have unveiled their 2018 MSVR Formula 3 Cup racing car at the £10 million Telford Innovation Campus. The ...

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Tuesday 17 April 2018

Businesses helped to get on track for HS2 bids

A programme to help regional businesses to tap into potential contracts for HS2 and other public sector contracts is being rolled out after a successful pilot scheme. Get on Track ...

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Tuesday 17 April 2018

Referee named football hero

A passionate football referee from the University of Wolverhampton has received top recognition for her commitment to the women’s game. Chloe Matthews has been chosen as a ...

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Monday 16 April 2018

Students to celebrate culture and diversity at International Fair

Students from across the globe will celebrate culture and diversity at the University of Wolverhampton’s International Fair. The annual event will take place on Wednesday, ...

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Wednesday 11 April 2018

BLOG: On Humour

On Humour Josiane Boutonnet, Senior Lecturer in English Language, Faculty of Arts   It is a truth widely acknowledged that humour, in its varieties of forms and modalities, ...

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Wednesday 11 April 2018

Critically acclaimed Sci Fi author gives University talk

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a lecture by a critically acclaimed science fiction author. Adam Roberts is the author of several science fiction novels including The ...

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Wednesday 11 April 2018

Conference puts equality and diversity in the spotlight

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a conference which aims to put equality, diversity and inclusion in the spotlight for staff and students. Two Graduate Teaching ...

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Tuesday 10 April 2018

The Cabinet of Psychedelic Curiosities

Wolverhampton Art Gallery has teamed up with the University of Wolverhampton to exhibit the curiosities of the 60’s through Pop Art. This new display, curated by Tom Hicks ...

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Tuesday 10 April 2018

Foundry training returns to new manufacturing centre

Training in casting and foundry related processes returned to a dedicated £4 million foundry training centre in the UK for the first time in over a quarter of a century ...

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Tuesday 10 April 2018

Flying accolade for teacher training success

In recognition of his commitment to a Teacher Training programme that has been running for nearly 20 years, a University of Wolverhampton lecturer has been presented with one of ...

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Tuesday 10 April 2018

BLOG: The Good Friday Agreement at 20

BLOG: The Good Friday Agreement at 20  Eamonn O’Kane is a Reader in Conflict Studies at the University of Wolverhampton.  He is co-author (with Paul Dixon) of ...

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Friday 06 April 2018

University lecture highlights role of the Parole Board

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a lecture by the former Chief Inspector of Prisons and former Chair of the Parole Board. Professor Nicholas Hardwick, CBE, will be ...

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Friday 06 April 2018

Ecologists bid to create more hay meadows

Ecologists are looking to create more hay meadows across the West Midlands and Staffordshire in a bid to preserve wildlife and natural habitats. Dr Lynn Besenyei, a senior ...

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Thursday 05 April 2018

Photography exhibition focuses on Black Country types

A University of Wolverhampton librarian has created a photographic exhibition which focuses on the Black Country. ‘Black Country Type’ is an ongoing photographic ...

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Thursday 05 April 2018

Artist fires up interest in ceramics

A ceramics artist used facilities at the University of Wolverhampton’s School of Art to create a work of art from clay which is on display at a major exhibition in Denmark. ...

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Thursday 05 April 2018

International collaboration funding secured to develop anti-cancer therapy

The University of Wolverhampton is to play a central role in a £600k project to develop an anti-cancer therapy as part of an international research and development ...

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Thursday 05 April 2018

Scholarships designed to support female engineering students

Two University of Wolverhampton engineering students have been awarded scholarships to support them in their studies. FBC Manby Bowdler, local solicitors in Wolverhampton and an ...

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Thursday 05 April 2018

STEM activities get a fair bit of attention at Big Bang UK

The University of Wolverhampton’s School of Sciences took part in The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair recently. The Big Bang Fair held at the NEC in ...

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Thursday 05 April 2018

University working with England Athletics marathon runners

England Athletics have teamed up with the University of Wolverhampton to offer the athletes on their marathon programme funded physiological testing. Runners are being assessed ...

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Thursday 29 March 2018

Legal eagles take to the stand

School pupils have been given a taste of life in the courtroom at a University of Wolverhampton law competition. The final of the Regional Schools Mooting Competition took place ...

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Thursday 29 March 2018

Award-winning author receives University honour

An award-winning author from Wolverhampton has been honoured for her literary achievements by the city’s University. Narinder Dhami was educated at Wolverhampton ...

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Monday 26 March 2018

VIDEO: Professor receives knighthood

Professor Sir Alan Tuckett has forged a reputation as the ‘voice of adult education’ during an illustrious career which has been dedicated to developing lifelong ...

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Friday 23 March 2018

Students to celebrate graduation

More than 850 students are set to celebrate their academic achievements when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton this week.  Nursing and postgraduate students ...

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Wednesday 21 March 2018

Students engineer a tour of the Houses of Parliament

Students from the University of Wolverhampton engineered a tour of the Houses of Parliament in London recently. 31 third year students studying for degrees in Engineering, ...

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Wednesday 21 March 2018

Music lecturer performs live with national singing sensation

A University of Wolverhampton music lecturer has been composing and performing with national singing sensation, Jane McDonald. Steve Cooper, Course Leader for Popular Music in the ...

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Wednesday 21 March 2018

Investment in new digital library platform improves learning resources

The University of Wolverhampton is investing £1.6 million in a new Digital Library Platform - making significant improvements to its learning resources. The investment will ...

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Tuesday 20 March 2018

Legal leader wins award

A University of Wolverhampton law graduate is celebrating after clinching a top leadership award.  Sandra Wallace graduated in 1991 with a LLB Law degree from what was then ...

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Monday 19 March 2018

Deaf and Hard of Hearing people struggle to access city’s health and social care, study finds

Residents in Wolverhampton who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing are struggling to access the vital health and social care services they need, a study has found. A report conducted by ...

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Monday 19 March 2018

Festival urges the public to go potty about clay

The University of Wolverhampton School of Art is taking part in a national celebration of clay as part of the UK-wide Get Creative Festival. The Get Creative Festival is the UK's ...

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Monday 19 March 2018

Graduate midwife to feature on One Born Every Minute

A University of Wolverhampton midwifery graduate is to share her experiences on the hit TV programme, One Born Every Minute.  Shantelle Smith will feature in the Channel 4 ...

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Friday 16 March 2018

Olympic champ shares journey to gold

An Olympic champion shared the inspiring story of her journey to gold at the University of Wolverhampton. Haruka Tachimoto is the current 70kg Judo Olympic champion, after ...

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Friday 16 March 2018

University and education trust announces new partnership

The University of Wolverhampton has signed a new partnership with one of the largest providers of school improvement service in the country. The University and Entrust are now ...

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Friday 16 March 2018

Commonwealth Games selection for talented Mimi

A talented University of Wolverhampton graduate is jumping for joy after being selected to represent Team England at the Commonwealth Games. Mimi Cesar will be competing in ...

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Thursday 15 March 2018

Event showcases waste solutions for local business

EnTRESS held its first Technology Showcase event recently. The ‘Right Waste Right Place’ event attracted over 60 delegates including speakers and exhibitors from ...

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Thursday 15 March 2018

Report highlights challenges facing Black Country and Birmingham communities

A report which will help tackle some of the biggest issues facing communities across the Black Country and Birmingham has been officially launched at the University of ...

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Thursday 15 March 2018

VIDEO: Celebrating British Sign Language Week

To mark British Sign Language Week (12th to 18th March 2018), the University of Wolverhampton has teamed up with Deaf Studies degree student, Hamza Shaikh and Students' Union ...

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Thursday 15 March 2018

New Science Centre up for regional building award

The University of Wolverhampton’s new Science Centre has been nominated in two categories in the region’s premier property and construction awards. The £10.1m ...

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Thursday 15 March 2018

Student research achieves global reach in Bahrain

Research students from the University of Wolverhampton presented at an International Conference on Sustainable Futures in Bahrain recently. Eight students from the School of ...

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Tuesday 13 March 2018

Inspirational student nurses shortlisted for awards

Inspirational student nurses from the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after being shortlisted for national awards in recognition of their commitment. The University ...

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Monday 12 March 2018

New partnership signed with university college in Pakistan

The University of Wolverhampton has formed a new partnership with an institution in Pakistan to offer degree courses. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed recently ...

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Monday 12 March 2018

Top comedian to entertain graduates at reunion

Top comedian Tom Stade will be entertaining University of Wolverhampton graduates at a special reunion event in the summer. The Alumni Homecoming Reunion will take place on ...

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Thursday 08 March 2018

STUDENT BLOG: ‘I make a promise to myself: I will be stronger than my sadness’

Steph Gilford, an English Literature Degree student, blogs about Mental Health Day. Healthy: a word that gets thrown around quite a lot, I think. We talk about being healthy, and ...

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Thursday 08 March 2018

New Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies launched in Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton has launched a new Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies which will be the first of its kind in the UK. The new Centre was officially launched by Dr ...

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Thursday 08 March 2018

Taking nursing to the next level with a Foundation Degree Apprenticeship

More than 50 healthcare staff have started a new Nursing Associate Foundation Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton. The role of a Nursing Associate aims to ...

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Thursday 08 March 2018

Amnesty puts inspirational philosopher on ‘Suffragette Spirit’ map

An inspirational University of Wolverhampton academic who has worked to tackle discrimination has been included on Amnesty’s ‘Suffragette Spirit Map of Britain’ ...

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Thursday 08 March 2018

Live budget event for business

The University of Wolverhampton is inviting businesses to see how the Budget affects them as it unfolds as part of an event next week. The University’s Wolverhampton ...

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Thursday 08 March 2018

Scientists develop innovative coating to improve probiotics delivery

Scientists hoping to revolutionise the probiotics industry with a special coating to help people absorb more beneficial live bacteria have received an international patent to take ...

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Wednesday 07 March 2018

BLOG: Overcoming barriers as a female scientist

On International Women’s Day, Dr Sarah Jones, Reader in Pharmacology, reflects on her career as a female scientist and how the landscape has changed over the years. As a ...

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Wednesday 07 March 2018

Local hospital puts trust in Degree Apprenticeships

Eleven staff from The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust have signed up to study for a Degree Apprenticeship with the University of Wolverhampton Business School. The staff are ...

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Tuesday 06 March 2018

Question time for the future shape of health and social care

The future shape of the region’s health and social care will be debated at a Question Time style event at the University of Wolverhampton. Students, service users and carers ...

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Tuesday 06 March 2018

JLR leader to share business tips

An industry expert from Jaguar Land Rover will share his tips for success with University of Wolverhampton business graduates and students at a special event. Former and current ...

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Monday 05 March 2018

Annual service celebrates justice

Legal representatives and dignitaries took part in a procession through Wolverhampton as part of an Annual Justice Service. The University of Wolverhampton’s ...

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Monday 05 March 2018

CASE STUDY: Lifelong learning journey for Lesley

For lifelong learning advocate Lesley Holt, deciding to study a Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship was a great opportunity to develop skills that were highly relevant to her ...

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Monday 05 March 2018

New Degree Apprenticeship raises the bar on studying at higher level

The University of Wolverhampton is raising the bar on studying at a higher level with the launch of its new Chartered Legal Degree Apprenticeship. The new qualification offered by ...

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Monday 05 March 2018

CASE STUDY: Retail boss shops for a Degree Apprenticeship

A local retail manager has bought into higher level study on the University of Wolverhampton’s Degree Apprenticeship programme. Robert Evans, 33 from Codsall, works as an ...

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Monday 05 March 2018

New engineering courses drive Degree Apprenticeships forward

The University of Wolverhampton has announced validation of two new Degree Apprenticeships. The Manufacturing Engineer and Product and Development Engineer Degree Apprenticeships ...

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Thursday 01 March 2018

Sentiment analysis software has female gender bias, research reveals

Companies using sentiment analysis could be getting a distinctly female view of the world, according to latest research from statisticians. Using speedy software to detect ...

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Thursday 01 March 2018

One man’s fight against the Taliban bomb-makers

The most highly decorated bomb disposal expert in the British Army is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to present a guest lecture. Kim Hughes was awarded the George ...

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Wednesday 28 February 2018

Lecture explores medievalist perspectives in Game of Thrones

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a lecture which explores medieval themes in the popular TV show, Game of Thrones. The School of Humanities is welcoming Professor ...

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Wednesday 28 February 2018

Fashion project finds a new use for leather

University of Wolverhampton Fashion & Textiles students have been designing clothes and accessories from car interior leather donated by a local business. Aldridge Trimming, ...

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Wednesday 28 February 2018

Data challenge puts career learning on the map

University of Wolverhampton students took part in a two-day data hackathon designed to put large-scale data analysis on the learning map to develop 21st century career ...

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Wednesday 28 February 2018

Career week develops student employability skills

The University of Wolverhampton focused on career development for a week by offering students the chance to participate in a range of events, workshops and field trips as part of ...

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Tuesday 27 February 2018

CASE STUDY: 'Commuter student' Jodie Caller

Deciding to live at home and commute to University was an easy decision for Judo star Jodie Caller, who is shaping a career in Sports Coaching. The 21-year-old British Judo player ...

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Monday 26 February 2018

Sports Success for Wolverhampton students

University of Wolverhampton students scooped a total of 10 medals at the national championships in Sheffield. Teams and individuals from all over the country descended on The ...

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Monday 26 February 2018

University becomes city welcome signs advertising partner

City of Wolverhampton Council has secured the University of Wolverhampton as an advertising partner to help raise the profile of the city. The university has agreed to cover the ...

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Monday 26 February 2018

University Professor to lead city business group

The University of Wolverhampton’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor is the new chair of the Wolverhampton Business Champions. Professor Ian Oakes has taken over the role of the group ...

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Monday 26 February 2018

Arena Theatre seeks Youth Advisory Board Members

Love your city? Have a passion for making change? Applications to join the Arena Theatre’s Youth Advisory Board are now open. If you’re aged from 16 to 25 years old ...

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Monday 26 February 2018

Art graduate exhibits work at prestigious Somerset gallery

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is showcasing her work at a prestigious exhibition in Somerset. Claire Buckerfield, from Wolverhampton, graduated with a Master’s ...

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Friday 23 February 2018

Lecture to explore role of Medical Corps during First World War

A lecture to explore the work of the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War will take place at the University of Wolverhampton. Dr Jessica Meyer from the University ...

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Friday 23 February 2018

VIDEO: Nostalgic tour for MBA Graduate Jueli

An MBA Graduate enjoyed a nostalgic tour of her former University campus when she visited during an Open Day.  Jueli Huang and her family made a trip back to the Telford ...

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Thursday 22 February 2018

Lecturer offers a new generation of thinking

A Lecturer in English at the University of Wolverhampton has been selected as one of 2018’s New Generation Thinkers; an annual scheme run by BBC Radio 3, BBC Arts, and the ...

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Thursday 22 February 2018

Organised crime expert puts Mafia life under the microscope

An Oxford University criminology expert who went behind the scenes with Mafia gangs will share his experiences during a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. Professor ...

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Wednesday 21 February 2018

Photographic exhibition celebrates life of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a photographic exhibition on the life and teachings of the revered tenth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. In partnership with the ...

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Tuesday 20 February 2018

BLOG: Should ‘upskirting’ be made a criminal Offence?

Professor of Criminal Justice Kate Moss takes a look at whether the UK should change existing legislation to criminalise those who take photographs under women’s’ ...

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Monday 19 February 2018

First tenants move into new £10.1m Science Centre

The first three businesses have moved into the University of Wolverhampton’s new Science Centre. The £10.1m centre located at the University of Wolverhampton Science ...

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Thursday 15 February 2018

Student nurse inspired to write poetry

A University of Wolverhampton student has been inspired by her experiences of training to become a nurse to write poetry about the “beautiful career”. Jemma Bird, from ...

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Thursday 15 February 2018

School pupils given insight into studying crime

School pupils were given an insight into the legal, social and economic aspects of crime during a two-day event at the University of Wolverhampton. More than 200 children took ...

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Thursday 15 February 2018

Drone course partnership takes off with contract signing

The University of Wolverhampton has signed a partnership contract to deliver drone pilot courses over the next two years. The Remote Pilot Certificate SUAS (RPCS) course, which is ...

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Wednesday 14 February 2018

Teachers and businesses get masterclass in product design at Telford

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a visit of Shropshire business mentors and teachers from local schools at its Telford Innovation Centre recently. The visitors attended a ...

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Wednesday 14 February 2018

FIRST DATES AS THRILLING AS JUMPING OUT OF A PLANE

Lovelorn Brits find the thrill of a first date as adrenaline inducing as jumping out of a plane, according to scientific research. A University of Wolverhampton study in ...

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Wednesday 14 February 2018

University graduate hits the right note on The Voice

A University of Wolverhampton music graduate has hit the right note by winning the Turkish equivalent of The Voice. Lutfiye Ozipek, 27 from North Cyprus, graduated with a Popular ...

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Tuesday 13 February 2018

Students promote sporting opportunities in India

Sports students from the University of Wolverhampton travelled to India to run training camps for schoolchildren. The sports camps were held for the schoolchildren of Neerja Modi ...

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Monday 12 February 2018

Leading lawyer shares expertise with next generation

A law graduate from the University of Wolverhampton returned to the classroom to share her expertise with the next generation of lawyers.  Yashmin Mistry is a Partner and ...

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Monday 12 February 2018

New home for wolf in Wolves

One of the city’s Wolves in Wolves statues has found a new home at the University of Wolverhampton. The Support Life wolf is dedicated to suicide prevention and mental ...

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Friday 09 February 2018

Stork sculptures put topic of migration on the local map

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer is crowdfunding to get a unique art project off the ground to raise awareness of migration and settlement in the UK. Gavin Rogers, Senior ...

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Friday 09 February 2018

Funding secured to develop high level cybersecurity course

The University of Wolverhampton has secured £192,000 to develop cybersecurity courses in support of the Industrial Strategy. The funding has been awarded by the Higher ...

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Friday 09 February 2018

CASE STUDY: AMANDA ROSS

For single parent Amanda Ross, taking the plunge and enrolling for a degree at the University of Wolverhampton was one of the best, but also most daunting, things she has ever ...

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Thursday 08 February 2018

Students go on safari in South Africa

Students studying for Animal Behaviour and Wildlife Conservation degree courses at the University of Wolverhampton went on safari recently with a field trip to South ...

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Thursday 08 February 2018

Art students take exhibition on tour

University of Wolverhampton art students have taken their work on tour to Sutton Coldfield. Thirty-eight students studying for Master’s degree courses in Fine Art and Art ...

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Thursday 08 February 2018

Sweet taste of success for Moses

A pioneering lecturer from the University of Wolverhampton who is researching the healing power of sugar has been shortlisted for a national award. Dr Moses Murandu has reached ...

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Monday 05 February 2018

Knock-out success for student boxer

A University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating a knock-out success after clinching a gold medal at a boxing championship. David Adeleye won gold at the British Universities ...

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Friday 02 February 2018

Media course secures industry accreditation

The University of Wolverhampton has achieved prestigious industry accreditation for one of its key media courses. The Faculty of Arts School of Media has secured Broadcast ...

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