2018 Articles

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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Friday 02 February 2018

Meeting to discuss future success of the regional economy

Capturing diversity of talent and increasing skills and productivity to ensure the future success of the regional economy will be the focus of a business meeting at the University ...

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Wednesday 31 January 2018

Spin-out company to develop new anti-cancer drug

       The University of Wolverhampton and Caparo plc have agreed arrangements to invest in a spin-out company that is developing a new anti-cancer drug. The ...

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Wednesday 31 January 2018

New plans for Springfield Campus

New plans have been submitted by the University of Wolverhampton for its School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus development. A ...

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Wednesday 31 January 2018

Local author answers questions at University

Local author, Kit de Waal, is visiting the University of Wolverhampton for a Question and Answer session with students. Kit de Waal was born in Birmingham and worked for fifteen ...

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Tuesday 30 January 2018

Conference explores the link between the digital age and loneliness

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting an International conference which focuses on exploring the link between loneliness and the use of mobiles and social media. Dr Bianca ...

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Tuesday 30 January 2018

University named as one of Stonewall’s top 100 employers

The University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after being announced as one of the top 100 employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff.  Stonewall’s Top 100 ...

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Tuesday 30 January 2018

New degree apprenticeship launched

Major employers have signed up to a new Degree Apprenticeship programme at the University. More than 20 apprentices from organisations including Walsall Council, Royal ...

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Friday 26 January 2018

Australian Influenza – Cough and Sneeze Into Your Elbow

Professor Patrick Ball and Dr Hana Morrissey from the School of Pharmacy    Not content with the four-nil drubbing in the Ashes series, Australia now hits us when we ...

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Thursday 25 January 2018

Students graduate in UAE

More than 100 students graduated from the University of Wolverhampton and their transnational education (TNE) partner Cornerstone College of International Studies in United Arab ...

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Thursday 25 January 2018

Whatever happened to our vision of a learning society?

Leading education experts are set to consider the future of lifelong learning and its role within society at a University of Wolverhampton event. It is 20 years since the ...

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Wednesday 24 January 2018

Half a million funding levies interest in Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton has secured an additional £460k funding to deliver training for Degree Apprenticeships to non-levy paying companies. The allocation of money ...

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Wednesday 24 January 2018

Open Day at University Technical College

Prospective pupils and their families are invited to an Open Day at West Midlands University Technical College in Wolverhampton this weekend. The new Wolverhampton school offers ...

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Tuesday 23 January 2018

Research explores how teaching is enhanced by technology

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has contributed to a new book which explores how teaching can be enhanced by technology. Dr Patricia Davies, Senior Lecturer in the School ...

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Tuesday 23 January 2018

Lamp procession celebrates student nurses

Student nurses celebrated the end of their studies at the University of Wolverhampton with a special lamp procession. Symbolic Florence Nightingale-style lamps were carried from ...

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Monday 22 January 2018

Twitter bot debate brings novel back to life

A Twitter Bot inspired by George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, will be the subject of a debate at the forthcoming Wolverhampton Literature Festival. The ...

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Monday 22 January 2018

Engineering student in drive towards a career in motorsport

A University of Wolverhampton Engineering student has landed a dream job working in the Motorsport industry. Jack Barber, 21 from Plaistow in West Sussex, has been offered a job ...

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Monday 22 January 2018

Award nomination for mental health star

A pioneering nursing lecturer from the University of Wolverhampton who is transforming approaches to mental health and suicide has been shortlisted for a top award. Senior ...

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Monday 22 January 2018

Schools get a taste of University life

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a Schools and Colleges Open Day recently offering students across the region a taste of higher education courses. Almost 300 students and ...

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Saturday 20 January 2018

Philosophy head gives expert opinion on caste discrimination in the UK

The Course Leader of Philosophy in the School of Humanities at the University of Wolverhampton features in an independent documentary to give expert opinion on caste ...

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Friday 19 January 2018

New Skills Deal to provide talent for Staffordshire’s future

The University of Wolverhampton and Staffordshire County Council have agreed a significant new partnership which will deliver skills for the county’s economy in future ...

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Friday 19 January 2018

Top journal publishes nurse graduate’s work

A nursing graduate who put pen to paper to reflect on her experiences during a clinical placement has had her work published in a top journal. Cara Large studied a BSc (Hons) ...

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Tuesday 16 January 2018

Annual lecture presented by Holocaust survivor

A Holocaust survivor shared his first-hand experiences of the Second World War during an annual lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.  This year’s Holocaust ...

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Friday 12 January 2018

CASE STUDY: Dan Masters the Art of Demolition

“Sometimes it’s quite difficult to juggle work, home and study, but I’m investing in myself and my future.” Daniel Mackinlay is building on his 16 ...

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Friday 12 January 2018

Event highlights waste management solutions

The University of Wolverhampton is holding a free event to highlight waste management solutions for businesses and industry professionals. The EnTRESS technology showcase, which ...

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Friday 12 January 2018

Winning awards is child’s play for BAFTA graduate

An award winning graduate from the University of Wolverhampton School of Art picked up a BAFTA (British Academy Film and Television Arts) for his children’s television work ...

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Friday 12 January 2018

Shopping centre retailer bags student artwork

A University of Wolverhampton student has created a bespoke piece of art for Debenhams – the new retailer based at the Mander Centre in Wolverhampton. Diane Silverton, 51, ...

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Friday 12 January 2018

Art graduates showcase work at prestigious exhibition

Three graduates from the University of Wolverhampton School of Art have been selected to show their work at prestigious venues across the region as part of a major exhibition. New ...

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Thursday 11 January 2018

Project aims to build a sensibility for sustainability in fashion

A new fashion and textiles initiative has been launched which aims to encourage sustainable attitudes to clothing in the UK. Professor Fiona Hackney, from the University of ...

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Thursday 11 January 2018

‘Many Rivers to Cross’: Project to record local history of ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech

A project documenting the local impact of Enoch Powell’s ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton thanks to a £9,400 ...

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Tuesday 09 January 2018

Lamp procession to celebrate student nurses

Student nurses will celebrate the end of their studies at the University of Wolverhampton with a special lamp procession. Symbolic Florence Nightingale-style lamps will be carried ...

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Monday 08 January 2018

Official signing builds on construction partnership

The University of Wolverhampton has built on its partnership with two leading construction bodies. The University recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the ...

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Monday 08 January 2018

Students scoop international award for a one-handed design

Students from the University of Wolverhampton scooped an international award for innovation recently. Six students studying for an Interior Design and Product Design degree course ...

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Monday 08 January 2018

Art graduate creates animal magic with pet portraits

A University of Wolverhampton art graduate is creating animal magic by starting a business drawing pet portraits. Jess Pritchard, 24 from Cookley in the Wyre Forest, studied for a ...

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Monday 08 January 2018

Top recognition for interpreting graduate

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is celebrating after achieving a top status for sign language interpreters. Mary-Jane Derbyshire is the first student from the BA (Hons) ...

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Thursday 04 January 2018

Funding boost for Springfield Campus city centre connectivity

City of Wolverhampton Council has successfully secured £550,000 to further develop the safer walking and cycling route for students between the city’s transport ...

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