2018 Articles

Clare-Dickens

Monday 17 December 2018

New suicide prevention website features insights from staff and students

A new website to help people feeling distressed or thinking about suicide has been launched with insights from University of Wolverhampton staff and students. 4 Mental Health has ...

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dementia

Friday 14 December 2018

Event celebrates efforts to make city more dementia friendly

Organisations came together to highlight the good work which is taking place to make Wolverhampton a Dementia Friendly Community at a special event on Tuesday, 11 ...

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SATH-window

Thursday 13 December 2018

Organ donation sculptures unveiled at Shropshire hospitals

Two University of Wolverhampton art students have been selected to design two commemorative sculptures for the Organ Donation Trust at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS ...

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Tuesday 11 December 2018

Event to inspire next generation of women in business

An event to inspire the next generation of women in business is being hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. The first Faculty of Social Sciences (FOSS) Women in Business Expo ...

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Tuesday 11 December 2018

Professor makes impact for dance science research

A University of Wolverhampton Professor has made an impact in the world of dance science research by scooping two awards recently. Matthew Wyon is Professor of Dance Science in ...

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judo-champs

Monday 10 December 2018

Golden championships for Judo stars

Three University of Wolverhampton students are celebrating after scooping gold medals in Judo at a major national competition. Jemima Yeats-Brown, Eric Ham and Kelly ...

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Elliot-Rushton

Monday 10 December 2018

Student marketer makes trailblazer list

A University of Wolverhampton student has been named as one of 50 young trailblazers for the marketing industry.  The Founding 50 are a group of 50 marketers aged under 30 ...

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Friday 07 December 2018

Students get dramatic advice from the National Theatre

University of Wolverhampton students benefited from some dramatic advice from one of the country’s leading theatres recently. Acting, Musical Theatre and Drama students ...

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Friday 07 December 2018

Architecture students step back in time to help create heritage trail

Two international students studying at the University of Wolverhampton have taken a step back in time to help City of Wolverhampton Council create a new digital trail of one of ...

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Friday 07 December 2018

New joint venture will bring major step forward for cyber centre

A £9million cutting-edge Centre for Cyber Security in Hereford will take a major step forward through a collaboration between the University of Wolverhampton and ...

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Friday 07 December 2018

University project: contribution to pharmacy role makeover

Researchers at the University of Wolverhampton are piloting a number of innovative schemes to support the NHS call for upskilling pharmacists.   One of the projects will ...

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Laura-Caulfield

Friday 07 December 2018

Research on creative approaches to criminal justice highlighted in national report

University of Wolverhampton research on the positive impact of arts and culture in offender rehabilitation has been highlighted in a national report. Professor Laura Caulfield's ...

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made-at-uni

Thursday 06 December 2018

Pioneering suicide prevention programme featured in national campaign

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton programme dedicated to tackling the issue of suicide and self-harm has been highlighted in a national campaign. Three Minutes to Save a ...

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Tuesday 04 December 2018

International conference looks to the future of construction

The University of Wolverhampton is holding an international conference which will allow researchers and practitioners to ‘future gaze’ into the construction ...

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Tuesday 04 December 2018

Major manufacturing exhibition launched at Telford

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a high profile launch event at its Telford Innovation Campus - showcasing its investment in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. The ...

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maria-uther

Tuesday 04 December 2018

Email alerts trigger heightened brain responses, new study shows

The sound of email alerts triggers heightened responses in the brain and could be damaging to work-life balance, psychologists have discovered.  A study showed common ...

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emergency-leaflet

Tuesday 04 December 2018

New emergency and disaster management course launched

A new course designed to prepare people for responding to terrorist incidents and natural and man-made disasters has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The new BSc ...

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andy-eleanor-ian-WEB

Monday 03 December 2018

Student nurses take campaign for financial support to Westminster

University of Wolverhampton students have taken a campaign to provide better financial support for trainee nurses to Westminster. Andy Rogers, Ian Unitt and Aimie Morgan were part ...

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women's-football

Friday 30 November 2018

Event to champion females in sport

An all-day sports event to celebrate and champion females in sport will be hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. Female students from primary and secondary schools will take ...

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wen-wang

Friday 30 November 2018

Trade Union role vital for future job security, research shows

Statistics reveal foreign-owned UK companies made more redundancies during recession Trade Union negotiations are major factor in preventing compulsory redundancies Trade Unions ...

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directors

Thursday 29 November 2018

New course helps Directors lead the way

A new course aimed at helping aspiring and existing business directors to lead the way is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The Directors programme will start in ...

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SOABE-GROUND

Thursday 29 November 2018

Work officially starts on next phase of Springfield Campus

Work has got underway on the University of Wolverhampton’s new School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus. Representatives from ...

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

Pen company donates collection of books to University

A collection of inspirational books has been donated to the University of Wolverhampton by Cross Sheaffer Pen & Art Supply Company. Cross Sheaffer is a designer and ...

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

Wolverhampton nominated for Learning City Award

City of Wolverhampton has been nominated for a UNESCO Learning City Award by the UK National Commission for UNESCO. It follows the assessment of the Wolverhampton City Learning ...

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

Academic receives royal award for her contribution to Sikh community research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has formally received an MBE from His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, at Buckingham Palace. Dr Opinderjit Kaur Takhar, ...

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Wednesday 28 November 2018

Institute of Physics extends its reach to Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton is opening a new centre of the Institute of Physics (IOP) to create awareness of Physics. The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific ...

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Paschal-Anosike

Monday 26 November 2018

Leading expert to attend global think-tank event

A University of Wolverhampton expert has been invited to speak at an international business event to discuss the challenges facing emerging economies. Dr Paschal Anosike, Head of ...

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rainbow-laces

Monday 26 November 2018

Sports teams lining up for #RainbowLaces Day

Sports teams from the University of Wolverhampton will be taking to the pitch in rainbow coloured laces as part of a national awareness campaign. Stonewall’s #RainbowLaces ...

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giving-tuesday

Friday 23 November 2018

University urges giving Tuesday support for student nurses

The University of Wolverhampton is raising funds to support student nurses who are struggling financially as part of #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a national day on ...

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acelya-toprak

Friday 23 November 2018

VIDEO: Judo star Acelya Toprak #BUCSThisGirlCan

Acelya Toprak is a third year BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science student at the University of Wolverhampton. She also competes at an elite level in Judo, in the -57kg ...

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law-careers-fair

Friday 23 November 2018

Legal eagles attend careers fair

Nearly 100 students interested in a career in the legal services sectors attended the University of Wolverhampton’s Law Careers Fair. Current students and graduates visited ...

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men-in-childcare

Thursday 22 November 2018

New research confirms children absorb behaviours which embed gender stereotypes

Nursery activities such as dressing up, football and storytime can be coded as either male or female pursuits and limit children’s attitudes to equality, a new study has ...

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Thursday 22 November 2018

Arts project to give voice to hidden stories

West Midlands arts graduates will give voice to hidden stories of British South Asian women with inflammatory bowel disease through a new creative project. Five artists will ...

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Thursday 22 November 2018

University forum builds links with construction sector

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a forum dedicated to the construction industry - building on its links with the sector. The Construction Futures Forum – ...

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commonwealth-flag

Thursday 22 November 2018

Scholarships awarded to Commonwealth students

The University of Wolverhampton has secured four Commonwealth scholarships to support international students during their studies. Commonwealth Shared Scholarships are available ...

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Kelly-Petersen-Pollard

Thursday 22 November 2018

VIDEO: Judo star Kelly Petersen-Pollard #BUCSThisGirlCan

Kelly Petersen Pollard is a first year BSc (Hons) Exercise and Health student at the University of Wolverhampton. She competes at an elite level in Judo, in the -70kg ...

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Wednesday 21 November 2018

New Black Country Studies Centre to offer enhanced learning opportunities

The University of Wolverhampton and Black Country Living Museum have launched a new education partnership to provide enhanced learning opportunities for communities across the ...

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Lowri-Walker

Tuesday 20 November 2018

VIDEO: Fab footballer Lowri Walker #BUCSThisGirlCan

Lowri Walker is a third year BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science student at the University of Wolverhampton. She chats about her ambitions, how she balances her sport with her ...

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Jemima-Yeats-Brown

Tuesday 20 November 2018

VIDEO: Judo star Jemima Yeats-Brown #BUCSThisGirlCan

Jemima Yeats-Brown is a first year BSc (Hons) Sports Science student at the University of Wolverhampton. She also competes at an elite level in Judo, in the -78kg category. She ...

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Monday 19 November 2018

New manufacturing centre hosts visit from local MP

Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East, visited the University of Wolverhampton’s £100 million regeneration project at the former Springfield brewery ...

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jodie-caller-web

Monday 19 November 2018

VIDEO: Judo star Jodie Caller #BUCSThisGirlCan Week

Jodie Caller is a third year BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching Practice student at the University of Wolverhampton. She combines her studies with training and competing at an elite level ...

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Monday 19 November 2018

Expo has designs on building innovation

The University of Wolverhampton switched visitors on to the latest innovation in architecture at a recent Building Information Modelling (BIM) event. The BIM in Wolves Expo event ...

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teaching-general

Thursday 15 November 2018

Research into the role of men in childcare

New research by University of Wolverhampton experts looking at the role of men in childcare settings is to be launched. The study into the value of male practitioners within early ...

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Thursday 15 November 2018

Lecturer puts women in the picture at suffrage exhibition

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer is helping to put women in the picture by contributing to a major photographic display in Birmingham. ‘The Face of Suffrage’, ...

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Vicky-and-Adam

Thursday 15 November 2018

University chalks up new Teaching Apprenticeships

New Teaching Apprenticeships to enable staff working in schools to upskill and enhance their qualifications have been launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The ...

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Thursday 15 November 2018

Music student tunes into success with her first single

A University of Wolverhampton student is hitting the right note by releasing her first single on Spotify. Keira Carter, 20, from Birmingham, is a third year student studying for a ...

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Wednesday 14 November 2018

Male Contraception Research on the Horizon

A new form of male contraception and enhanced fertility treatments could both soon be a reality thanks to pioneering work from two University of Wolverhampton ...

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Wednesday 14 November 2018

How the Black Country Smells - BBC Radio 3

Staff and students from the School of Humanities involved in the 'Snidge Scrumpin' project, launched their 'Mapping Smell and Memory in the Black Country' in London recently, with ...

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Wednesday 14 November 2018

Research Matters - Issue 7

Edition 7 of Research Matters, the magazine that celebrates research success and opportunities at the University of Wolverhampton is now available to view online. Print copies ...

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Wednesday 14 November 2018

New Partnership blue lights the way for University and Ambulance Service

The University of Wolverhampton and West Midlands Ambulance Service have joined forces to create the UK’s first university-ambulance trust. The two organisations have forged ...

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jack-hodgson

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Students to take part in Judo World Championships

Four University of Wolverhampton students will be heading out to Portugal as part of the GB Judo team taking part in a World Championships. The eight-strong GB Judo team taking ...

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jo-pavey

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Five-time Olympian to visit University

One of Britain’s greatest endurance runners and a five-time Olympian is to present a guest talk at the University of Wolverhampton. Jo Pavey MBE won a European Championship ...

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british-judo-5

Tuesday 13 November 2018

University and British Judo celebrate milestone

The University of Wolverhampton and British Judo has celebrated the fifth anniversary of the association’s Centre of Excellence. The centre was opened in November 2013 by ...

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Crash-sites

Monday 12 November 2018

Lecture to explore war crash sites as heritage assets

A lecture focused on Second World War aviation crash sites as heritage assets is to be hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. The free event, run in partnership with the RAF ...

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SATH-visit

Monday 12 November 2018

VIDEO: Partnership with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust

The University of Wolverhampton is increasing links with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust as part of plans to develop the healthcare workforce in the county. Working in ...

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john-phillips

Friday 09 November 2018

Business mentoring in the spotlight

Leadership and mentoring will take centre stage at an annual business lecture hosted by the University of Wolverhampton and the Chartered Management Institute. The 25th Annual ...

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Thursday 01 November 2018

Student awarded prize for being top performing engineer

A University of Wolverhampton student has been awarded a graduation prize by a local employer for his engineering efforts. Richard Stockton, 32 from Wolverhampton, is a Diagnostic ...

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Wednesday 31 October 2018

Public talk sniffs out the importance of smells and behaviour

The University of Wolverhampton is sniffing out the importance of smells and behaviour -building on its research into what the Black Country smells like. A free public talk on ...

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Wednesday 31 October 2018

Engineering team bag third place in national F3 Cup Championship

University of Wolverhampton (UWR) Race Team engineering students narrowly missed out on the top place position in this year’s national MSV F3 Cup Championship title – ...

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Wednesday 31 October 2018

Collaboration helps deaf and hard of hearing women

The University of Wolverhampton is working with BID Services to help deaf and hard of hearing women navigate healthcare services during the menopause. The collaborative project is ...

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Wednesday 31 October 2018

Graduate choreographs a successful career in dance

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has choreographed a career in dance by setting up the largest professional Bollywood Dance Academy in the North of England. Salma Zaman ...

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Monday 29 October 2018

Exhibition of artwork profiles female criminals

An exhibition of artwork inspired by images of female criminals is all set to go on display at the University of Wolverhampton. Criminal Quilts is an art and archives project ...

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spiros

Friday 26 October 2018

Political violence researcher joins University

A researcher with expertise in political violence and South-Eastern European History has joined the University of Wolverhampton. Dr Spiros Tsoutsoumpis has been appointed as a ...

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women's-football

Friday 26 October 2018

University becomes women’s football hub

The University of Wolverhampton has been selected as a specialist hub for women’s football and futsal. Wolverhampton is one of 19 universities to have been successful in ...

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LAC-web

Friday 26 October 2018

Legal advice on offer at pop-up clinics

Law students from the University of Wolverhampton will be providing legal support to the public as part of two pop-up advice clinics. Members of the public can attend for a free ...

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alan-nevill-web

Friday 26 October 2018

Professor develops new measure as alternative to traditional BMI to tackle childhood obesity

Researchers from the University of Wolverhampton have developed a new method of estimating body fat levels in children in a bid to tackle obesity in young people and prevent ...

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science-centre-launch

Thursday 25 October 2018

New Science Centre Officially Opened

The University of Wolverhampton’s new Science Centre has been officially opened. The £10.1m centre at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park was completed late ...

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teaching-general

Thursday 25 October 2018

Chalk up a new career as a teacher

People hoping to chalk up a new career as a teacher are invited to an open evening at the University of Wolverhampton. The Choose to Teach event will take place on Wednesday, 31 ...

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nursing-general

Thursday 25 October 2018

University increases links with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust

The University of Wolverhampton is increasing links with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust as part of plans to develop the healthcare workforce in the county. Working in ...

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Wednesday 24 October 2018

University and Bucks renew deal

The University of Wolverhampton has confirmed the continuation of its sponsorship deal with AFC Telford United. As part of its arrangement, the University will retain the naming ...

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Tuesday 23 October 2018

Big screen comes to the little theatre in new programme

A Wolverhampton theatre is expanding its opening hours in a bid to provide a greater offer to the people of the city. The University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre in ...

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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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aimee-fox-book

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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smestow-heads

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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