2018 Articles

midwifery-art

Tuesday 23 October 2018

New exhibition celebrates breastfeeding

Student midwives at the University of Wolverhampton have created a special art exhibition to celebrate breastfeeding. As part of the Baby Friendly Initiative, the University has ...

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estia-visit

Monday 22 October 2018

New international opportunities explored

New opportunities for partnership work were explored during an international visit by the University of Wolverhampton. Vice-Chancellor Professor Geoff Layer visited the Ecole ...

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BUDGET

Friday 19 October 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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Mark-richardson

Friday 19 October 2018

Black Country students scoop Richardson business prize

Two Black Country based undergraduates from the University of Wolverhampton have been rewarded for their academic achievements and community spirit, courtesy of the Richardson ...

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JLR-visit

Friday 19 October 2018

Business students visit Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre

Business students from the University of Wolverhampton were given a special tour of Jaguar Land Rover’s Engine Manufacturing Centre (‘EMC’) as part of a ...

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Thursday 18 October 2018

University opens doors to second wave of Degree Apprentices

The University of Wolverhampton is continuing to build on its commitment to providing employers with higher level skills by welcoming its second full cohort of Higher/Degree ...

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Thursday 18 October 2018

University of Wolverhampton Racing secure 3rd place in the F3 Cup

UWR and the School of Engineering are proud to announce that after 18 rounds of highly competitive, closely fought racing, they have finished the competition in 3rd ...

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Thursday 18 October 2018

EU funding for media and digital literacy project

Researchers will work with teachers to create a new course which will address digital skills gaps as part of a new €329,975 project led by the University of ...

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Thursday 18 October 2018

City of Wolverhampton achieves milestone in bid for Learning City Award status

City of Wolverhampton has hit a major milestone in a bid to become an international learning region. It has been officially accepted into the UNESCO Global Network of Learning ...

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Thursday 18 October 2018

Innovation and the British Army under the spotlight

Innovation and the British Army during the First World War will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. Dr Aimée Fox, winner of the ...

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new-statesman

Thursday 18 October 2018

In conversation with the Editor of the New Statesman

One of Britain’s most influential journalists and editor of the New Statesman magazine is to be a guest speaker at the University of Wolverhampton. Jason Cowley will be in ...

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anita-sharma

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Former Dragon gives graduate a business boost

A high-flying University of Wolverhampton graduate has received a business boost from entrepreneur and former Dragon’s Den judge Theo Paphitis. Anita Sharma is a Personal ...

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Natassia-Smith

Tuesday 16 October 2018

VIDEO: Law student makes most of opportunities

Law student Natassia Smith has Multiple Sclerosis and is making the most of the opportunities and support available at the University of Wolverhampton.  Natassia is a LLB ...

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Tuesday 16 October 2018

Contractor announced for Springfield

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a main build contractor for its new School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus. ISG has ...

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daniel-roland

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Childhood illness and education under the spotlight

The short and long-term impact on education outcomes for children who suffer illness will be discussed in a University of Wolverhampton lecture. Dr Daniel Roland from the ...

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Monday 15 October 2018

Business showcase at Park Expo

Businesses at The University of Wolverhampton Science Park will be showcasing their services as part of an expo later this month. The open invite event aims to allow visitors to ...

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ian-unitt

Monday 15 October 2018

Nursing student selected as editor

A University of Wolverhampton student has been appointed as an editor of the popular Student Nursing Times. Third year student Ian Unitt will be the editor for the branch of ...

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law-reunion

Friday 12 October 2018

Leading lights from the law profession attend reunion

Top judges, solicitors and a crown prosecutor were among the distinguished alumni to attend a reunion celebrating 50 years of law education at the University of ...

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senegal

Thursday 11 October 2018

Global spotlight for African entrepreneurship expert

An expert in African entrepreneurship from the University of Wolverhampton has shared insights into innovative education on the global stage. Dr Paschal Anosike was invited to be ...

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Thursday 11 October 2018

Elite centres launched to boost manufacturing revival

The new £12.5 million Black Country Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) has officially been launched by journalist and television presenter, Steph McGovern, marking ...

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Diana-Bannister

Tuesday 09 October 2018

EU praise for innovative ICT project

A project led by the University of Wolverhampton to develop innovative ways of using technology in education has been highlighted as a success story by the European ...

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Laura-Caulfield

Tuesday 09 October 2018

Lecture will look at creative approaches to criminal justice

The success of arts as rehabilitation will be the topic of a University of Wolverhampton professor's inaugural lecture later this month. Professor Laura Caulfield will present ...

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Monday 08 October 2018

New snake species named after renowned professor Mark O'Shea

A new species of snake from Indonesia has been named after renowned herpetologist Professor Mark O’Shea in honour of his work with the reptiles. The Cylindrophis osheai, ...

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Monday 08 October 2018

Aspire to HE launches ambitious school programme

Aspire to HE (Higher education) launched its programme offer of university subject taster-courses, workshops, creative programmes and applications for the Aspire to HE School ...

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Friday 05 October 2018

Academics to highlight Commonwealth contribution to World War 1

Two University of Wolverhampton academics will be speaking at an event which recognises the Commonwealth contribution to the British Armed Forces. Dr Opinderjit Takhar MBE, ...

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Karen-Salt

Thursday 04 October 2018

Race and rights expert to present guest lecture

A leading expert in race and rights is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to present a lecture to mark Black History Month. Dr Karen Salt from the Centre for Research in ...

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Thursday 04 October 2018

Award winning author brings her big read to the University

Award winning author, Gail Honeyman, is visiting the University as part of the Big Read campaign. Gail, who won Costa Book of the Year 2017 with her debut novel, Eleanor Oliphant ...

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Tuesday 02 October 2018

University research sniffs out how the Black Country smells

In partnership with Black Country Living Museum, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and the Black Country Chamber of Commerce the University of Wolverhampton has secured funding to ...

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Tuesday 02 October 2018

ECMS joins forces with In-Comm Training to launch National Press and Tooling Centre

The University of Wolverhampton’s Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) has formed an exciting partnership with In-Comm Training to help boost UK manufacturing ...

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Tuesday 02 October 2018

New senior appointments at Smestow

A new Executive Head and Headteacher have been appointed at a Wolverhampton secondary school. Kerry Inscker has been newly appointed to the position of Executive Headteacher at ...

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Tuesday 02 October 2018

University art school to play host to prestigious national exhibition

The University of Wolverhampton’s School of Art (Est. 1851) will play host to a prestigious touring art show when it visits the region. The Hayward Gallery Touring’s ...

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Roya-Rahimi

Tuesday 02 October 2018

Tourism research scoops award

Research by a University of Wolverhampton tourism and hospitality management expert has scooped a top international award. Two papers by Dr Roya Rahimi, Reader in Tourism and ...

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Monday 01 October 2018

Pharmacists go down under in search of collaboration

Two University of Wolverhampton academics visited Australia and Indonesia recently to present their research and explore opportunities for collaboration. Dr Hana Morrissey and ...

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Monday 01 October 2018

Academic shares expertise on visit to Nigeria

An academic from the University of Wolverhampton took his expertise overseas on a recent trip to Nigeria. Dr Opeolu Ojo, Senior Lecturer in Biotechnology in the School of ...

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malcolm-mcdonald

Monday 01 October 2018

Marketing expert shares insights

A leading marketing expert will share his insights on what makes a brand stand-out from the competition at a University of Wolverhampton lecture.  Professor Malcolm McDonald ...

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Lydia-Alexander

Monday 01 October 2018

VIDEO: Experiences of a newly qualified nurse

Lydia Caroline Alexander is a newly qualified nurse, having trained at the Burton Campus of the University of Wolverhampton. In this video she explains what she enjoyed about ...

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law-web

Monday 01 October 2018

Leading lights to attend law alumni reunion

Leading figures from the legal profession are to attend a reunion at the University of Wolverhampton.  Judges, solicitors and lecturers are set to attend the sold-out alumni ...

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rustomjee

Friday 28 September 2018

Students travel from India to attend graduation

The University of Wolverhampton was delighted to welcome 20 students and staff from an international partner college to its graduation ceremonies.  In September 2018, ...

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four-brothers

Friday 28 September 2018

Four brothers graduate from the same University

Four brothers studying at an international partner college have celebrated graduating from the University of Wolverhampton. The four siblings of the Salim Kazi family donned ...

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inclusive-learning

Friday 28 September 2018

Inclusive learning highlighted at special event  

New ways of ensuring an inclusive learning experience for all were highlighted during a special event at the University of Wolverhampton.  For the past year, colleagues at ...

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ruksana-kavde

Thursday 27 September 2018

Apprentice named as award finalist

A University of Wolverhampton Degree Apprentice has been shortlisted for a top award in recognition of her hard work. Ruksana Kavde is currently studying for a Chartered Manager ...

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Thursday 27 September 2018

Richardson family and University of Wolverhampton student bursary

A University of Wolverhampton student is set to benefit from a £5k bursary courtesy of the Richardson family. The family is keen to support a second year business studies ...

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Thursday 27 September 2018

Academics receive funding for innovative cyber security project

Cyber security experts at the University of Wolverhampton are creating innovative new technology to support large organisations in securely sharing and regulating their data. The ...

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Jaguar

Thursday 27 September 2018

VIDEO: Electric Jaguar project goes live

Business students got a taste of life in the fast lane when a new electric Jaguar came onto campus as part of a marketing module. The Master's in Business Administration (MBA) ...

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Wednesday 26 September 2018

Skills dinner celebrates local Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton hosted the City of Wolverhampton Annual Skills Dinner 2018 in partnership with City of Wolverhampton Council as part of the City Business ...

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business-school

Tuesday 25 September 2018

New Apprentices lead the way

More than 50 students have started a new Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton which aims to boost the career credentials of aspiring business ...

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BUSINESS-WEEK

Monday 24 September 2018

Champions to Support Business celebration

The University of Wolverhampton and other members of Wolverhampton’s Business Champions are supporting the City’s Business celebration. The annual programme of events ...

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Kathy-Gee

Friday 21 September 2018

Award for museums and heritage expert

A leading figure from the West Midlands museums and heritage sector has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton. Former Chief Executive of the West Midlands Regional ...

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Amy-Rebic

Friday 21 September 2018

Graduation case study: Amy Rebic

First Class student Amy Rebic made the most of a work placement and secured a great job at an international banking company.  The Human Resources Management graduate spotted ...

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Friday 21 September 2018

Technology leader honoured with degree award

A pioneer for technological innovation has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for her services. Naomi Climer CBE, an engineer and leader, has ...

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stuart-squire

Friday 21 September 2018

Honour for Black Country businessman

A prominent figure in the Black Country manufacturing industry has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton. An Honorary Fellowship was presented to Stuart Squire at a ...

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Thursday 20 September 2018

University tunes in to global music talent project for UK female composers

The University of Wolverhampton has offered to collaborate on a musical celebration of extraordinary women. Hear Her Song is an initiative of the Canales Project, a not-for-profit ...

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Thursday 20 September 2018

Leading snake expert awarded Professorship

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a Professor of Herpetology during graduation week. Mark O’Shea received his Professorship at a recent ceremony held at the ...

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Thursday 20 September 2018

Director shows art of success with honorary award

An award winning artistic director has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his services to the theatre and disability. Kinny Gardner, artistic ...

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Thursday 20 September 2018

Senior leader engineers success with honorary degree

A senior leader has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to engineering and manufacturing in the region. Clive Hickman, who ...

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Thursday 20 September 2018

WLVGRAD: JACK HOBBS EARNS A FIRST CLASS CAREER IN CONSTRUCTION

“To see that my hard work has paid off and I have achieved something which I thought impossible has left me with an incredible sense of pride.” Jack Hobbs has ...

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Thursday 20 September 2018

Industry figure recognised for building business links

A leading industry figure has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to building business links. Chris Blythe, who has spent ...

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Thursday 20 September 2018

Famous artists create conversation in the Black Country

Famous artists create conversation in the Black Country The University of Wolverhampton and The New Art Gallery Walsall hosted a visit by internationally renowned artist, Gilbert ...

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Thursday 20 September 2018

Award for community activist

A community activist and Windrush campaigner has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton. Patrick Vernon has a 25-year track record working in health and care, and led ...

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Thursday 20 September 2018

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: TEMUJIN ERDENE-OCHIR

Securing a highly sought after training contract with a law firm means the sky’s the limit for legal eagle Temujin Erdene-Ochir. The 20-year-old fought off tough competition ...

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Wednesday 19 September 2018

WLVGRAD: KELLIE MAKES A SONG AND DANCE ABOUT GRADUATING

“I realise how much I’ve grown and how much I’ve learned over the three years of study. I was motivated, inquisitive, in control, creative and ...

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Wednesday 19 September 2018

WLVGRAD: PAULINA'S TEACHING IS A CLASS ACT

“You should always believe in yourself and all that you are. We are all capable of achieving amazing things and education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to ...

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Wednesday 19 September 2018

Honorary awarded to commercial management leader

An expert in commercial management has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to the £100 million Springfield Campus ...

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Tuesday 18 September 2018

Local author books an honorary graduate place

A local author has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for her literary success. Kit de Waal, who has won awards for her creative writing, has ...

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Monday 17 September 2018

Honorary degree is banked by leading business figure

The Chairman of the Banking Standards Board has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Dame Colette Bowe, who has previously chaired the Council of ...

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Monday 17 September 2018

WLVGRAD: SAM CHAMBERS HAS DESIGNS ON GRAPHIC CAREER

“My experience at the University of Wolverhampton was honestly life changing… it has completely transformed me into someone who is ambitious and driven.” Sam ...

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Howard-Jacobson2

Monday 17 September 2018

Honour for award-winning novelist

An award-winning novelist and former Wolverhampton lecturer has been honoured for his literary achievements by the city’s University. Howard Jacobson, the 2010 winner of the ...

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Friday 14 September 2018

Bentley boss gets hallmark of distinction with honorary degree

The boss of Bentley Motors has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his successful career drive. Adrian Hallmark, Chairman and Chief Executive ...

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Hajra-Khalid

Friday 14 September 2018

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: Hajra Khalid

Graduation case study: Hajra Khalid, Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing Hajra Khalid hopes to use her own empowering and challenging experiences as a student to inspire the ...

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Ruth-Spellman

Friday 14 September 2018

Adult education leader honoured  

A leading figure from the adult education sector has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.  Ruth Spellman is the first female Chief Executive in ...

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Sarah-Clarke

Friday 14 September 2018

First female Black Rod honoured

The first woman to be appointed Black Rod has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Sarah Clarke, who attended Wolverhampton Girls High School, was ...

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Friday 14 September 2018

Honour for Wolverhampton businessman

A well-known Wolverhampton businessman has been honoured by the city’s University. Sham Sharma, owner of Zuri Coffee, received an honorary fellowship from the University of ...

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Thursday 13 September 2018

GRADUATION CASE STUDY: ALEESHA VERMA

Aleesha Verma: BA (Hons) Social Care and Health Studies Aleesha Verma had to overcome a life-threatening condition and adapt to a new way of living during her studies at the ...

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Tuesday 11 September 2018

Thousands to celebrate graduation  

Thousands of students are preparing to celebrate their academic success at University of Wolverhampton graduation ceremonies. More than 3,000 students will reap the rewards of ...

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congo-basin

Tuesday 11 September 2018

£1.4m boost for Congo rainforest project

A pioneering project to transform the lives of people in the Congo rainforest has secured a funding boost of £1.4million. The University of Wolverhampton will work in five ...

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Tuesday 11 September 2018

Innovative project will develop health-aware future lighting designers

Researchers will look at the impact of lighting design on health as part of a new €429,062 project led by the University of Wolverhampton. Over three years, ...

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worcester-warriors

Monday 10 September 2018

University teams up with Worcester Warriors

The University of Wolverhampton has joined forces with Worcester Warriors RFC to sponsor its Achieving Academic and Sporting Excellence team.  The University is sponsoring ...

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impact-report

Monday 10 September 2018

Sports research opens doors for charity  

Sports experts at the University of Wolverhampton are supporting a local charity to change the lives of young people in Birmingham.  Sport 4 Life UK provides opportunities ...

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Clare-Dickens-health-review

Monday 10 September 2018

Suicide prevention approach presented to Health Education England

Students and staff at the University of Wolverhampton have presented a pioneering suicide prevention project to a panel of health experts and leaders who are reviewing the ...

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Friday 07 September 2018

University hosts Civil Engineering Chinese students

The University of Wolverhampton hosted students and staff from a leading Chinese partner university recently. 16 students and a teacher from Yunnan Agricultural University took ...

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Friday 07 September 2018

New drama degree provides direct path to teaching

The University of Wolverhampton has launched a new degree combining drama and Secondary Education - the first course of its kind in the UK. The Bachelor of Arts Drama with ...

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Friday 07 September 2018

Nursing students celebrate success at lamp procession  

More than 120 student nurses celebrated the completion of their studies at the University of Wolverhampton with a special lamp procession.   Symbolic Florence ...

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Friday 24 August 2018

New students book a place on the big read initiative

The University of Wolverhampton is offering a big read for students who are starting their degree courses over the next few weeks. Students who have enrolled on a Faculty of ...

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Thursday 23 August 2018

University sponsors Walsall FC Academy

The University of Wolverhampton and Walsall Football Club have further strengthened their partnership after announcing sponsorship of the club’s academy. The University, ...

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Wednesday 22 August 2018

Graduate from Nepal achieves lifelong ambition

A former University of Wolverhampton student has achieved a lifelong ambition after studying for a Master’s degree. Saroj Khanal, 28, an International student from Nepal who ...

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Wednesday 22 August 2018

Nursing apprentice partnership shortlisted for national award

Private Health Care provider, Cygnet Health Care, has been shortlisted for an award for its partnership working with the University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship ...

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Wednesday 22 August 2018

New course combines business support with Masters Level education

Entrepreneurs with new business start-ups will benefit from an innovative Masters course with opportunities to study in China which is being launched in Stafford later this ...

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Wednesday 22 August 2018

Drama graduates get hands-on in creative museum internship

Three graduates from the University of Wolverhampton benefited from hands-on experience of working with a creative touring company recently. Jon Rogers, Kayleigh Talbot and ...

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Friday 17 August 2018

Nursing student secures social media internship

A University of Wolverhampton student has secured an internship promoting the work of Learning Disability nurses on social media. Ian Unitt is a BNurs (Hons) Learning ...

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Friday 17 August 2018

Historians to debate WW1 centenary

Historians will debate the end of the First World War and how it shaped the century at a University of Wolverhampton conference.   The event will be attended by leading ...

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Thursday 16 August 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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Thursday 16 August 2018

Student selected for Junior European Judo Championships

A talented student from the University of Wolverhampton has been selected for the 2018 Junior (U21) European Judo Championships. Acelya Toprak will take part in the championships ...

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Tuesday 14 August 2018

University taps into new dance science degree

The University of Wolverhampton is introducing a new degree designed to explore the science behind dance. The Bachelor of Science (BSc) Dance Science and Performance degree, ...

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Tuesday 14 August 2018

Cyber security academic expert attends Brazil summit

A University of Wolverhampton academic has taken his cyber security expertise to South America recently. Professor of Cyber Security and Director of the University of ...

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Tuesday 14 August 2018

Gearing up for Clearing

The University of Wolverhampton is gearing up to take thousands of calls for Clearing on A-Level Results day.  Students receive their A-Level results on Thursday, 16 August ...

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Tuesday 14 August 2018

New loyalty discount for postgraduate research students launched

University of Wolverhampton graduates wishing to add to their CVs can now get a discount on postgraduate research courses.    From 1 August 2018, the University is ...

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Monday 13 August 2018

CASE STUDY: Start Here Through Clearing: Abbie Martin

For Abbie Martin, it only took one day at a different university to realise she needed to make a change.  The 19-year-old from Walsall realised she wanted to be near home, ...

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Friday 10 August 2018

Lisa takes on the transplant games!

An inspirational staff member has taken part in the transplant games after undergoing major surgery to save her life.   Lisa Cook underwent a double organ transplant after ...

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Friday 10 August 2018

VIDEO: Burton nursing placements

Nursing students at the University of Wolverhampton benefit from a range of placements while studying at the Burton Campus. The University works closely with the University ...

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Thursday 09 August 2018

Cultural symposium offers fashion debate at local art gallery

The University of Wolverhampton has collaborated with Creative Black Country to offer a symposium with a cultural fashion theme. The event, being held at the Wolverhampton Art ...

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Thursday 09 August 2018

Your guide to Clearing success

Think you might need to go into Clearing? Keep as calm as our deputy head of Admissions, James Whitehouse, as he gives you a brief guide on what to do. You can experience the ...

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Thursday 09 August 2018

City subway to get makeover in time for Wolves season opener

A main pedestrian link between Wolverhampton city centre and Molineux is getting a stunning facelift in time for Wolves’ return to the Premier League.   Wolves, the ...

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Thursday 09 August 2018

University announces honours list

A Man Booker prize-winning novelist, the first female Black Rod and the Chief Executive of Bentley are among those to be honoured by the University of Wolverhampton this ...

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Tuesday 07 August 2018

Academic scoops another prize for cancer research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has scooped a prize for his cancer research – the second time he has been presented with an award by the British Lung Foundation. Dr ...

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Tuesday 07 August 2018

New species of threatened legless amphibian discovered in Seychelles

Scientists from the UK have discovered a new species of legless amphibian, known as caecilians, on the Seychelles island of Mahé. This is the second species of caecilian to ...

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Tuesday 07 August 2018

CASE STUDY: Start here through Clearing: Kellie Foster

“When I was offered a place at the University of Wolverhampton, I felt like I could breathe again because I hadn’t let myself down completely which is how I ...

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Tuesday 07 August 2018

University graduates turn work experience into jobs

A leading company in the world of LST and anti-ligature Radiator covers, Contour and its sister marketing company, Insynth, have recruited two First Class University of ...

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Tuesday 07 August 2018

Top Banana nurtures creative talent with Design Academy Initiative

Leading creative communications agency, Top Banana, welcomed University of Wolverhampton design students throughout July, advancing on their already successful Design Academy ...

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Monday 06 August 2018

International Summer School and the Wolverhampton Experience (TNE) 2018)

Students from South Korea, Nepal, China, the Netherlands and the Ivory Coast recently took part in the International Academy Summer School  and the Wolverhampton Experience ...

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Tuesday 31 July 2018

Institute casts about for a new headquarters

The Institute of Cast Metal Engineers (ICME) has moved its headquarters to the new National Foundry Training Centre in Dudley Port, Tipton. The ICME is a membership organisation ...

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Monday 30 July 2018

Summer Edition of Knowledge News - OUT NOW!

The University of Wolverhampton means business - the Summer edition of Knowledge News is out now. Find out about all the latest news, initiatives and partnership working with ...

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Monday 30 July 2018

University celebrates graduates at historic honorary event

A celebration lunch was hosted for honorary graduates by the University’s Chancellor, the Rt Hon Lord Paul of Marylebone PC. The University also outlined plans to celebrate ...

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Friday 27 July 2018

Rise in student satisfaction

Satisfaction among students at the University of Wolverhampton has improved, according to a national survey. The National Student Survey (NSS) asks students from all over the ...

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Thursday 26 July 2018

New degree provides pathways to careers in demolition

The University of Wolverhampton has signed an agreement with the Institute of Demolition Engineers (IDE) to provide a new qualification in Demolition Management. The Undergraduate ...

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Thursday 26 July 2018

VIDEO: Studying nursing at our Burton Campus

Nursing students at the University of Wolverhampton explain why they chose to study at the Burton Campus. The University works closely with the University Hospitals of Derby and ...

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Thursday 26 July 2018

Gold for Jodie!

A University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating after winning gold at a European championships. Jodie Caller won the final of the Women’s 52kg to 57kg category at The ...

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Thursday 26 July 2018

Innovative nursery teaching degree to be launched

A new degree for nursery teachers is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton and the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF). The University of Wolverhampton is set to be ...

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Wednesday 25 July 2018

University mathematicians ranked number one in the world

Mathematicians at the University of Wolverhampton have been ranked number one in the world for their research for the second year running. They were officially placed 1st in the ...

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Monday 23 July 2018

International students celebrate graduation

Students have been celebrating their achievements at international graduation ceremonies hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. Senior figures from the University have ...

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Friday 20 July 2018

Celebration of partnership work

A celebration of partnership and student success was held in India during a visit by senior members of the University of Wolverhampton. Vice-Chancellor Professor Geoff Layer ...

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Friday 20 July 2018

Dudley bat project uncovers rare species

Rare species of bat have been uncovered in a cavern at Dudley Zoo as part of a conservation and monitoring project led by University of Wolverhampton research ...

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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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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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