2019 Articles

rustomjee

Friday 20 September 2019

Chancellor offers advice to Indian students

The University of Wolverhampton’s Chancellor has offered some words of advice to Indian students attending the institution’s graduation ceremonies. The students from ...

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Friday 20 September 2019

CASE STUDY: TAMANDA NAZITWERE GOLOZERA – GRADUATE FLYING HIGH

Tamanda Golozera is flying high as one of the first females to graduate from the University of Wolverhampton’s Aerospace Engineering course. Tamanda, 35 from Donnington in ...

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Friday 20 September 2019

Honorary degree rewards engineering success

An engineering industry professional has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Beverley Stanford has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of ...

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Friday 20 September 2019

Prize awarded in memory of Psychology graduate

A new graduation prize has been launched in memory of a talented University of Wolverhampton graduate who tragically passed away. The Cassie Morgan Memorial Prize has been awarded ...

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keith-bradshaw

Thursday 19 September 2019

Business leader motors to Uni honour

A business leader has been recognised by the University of Wolverhampton for his lifetime achievements in industry. Keith Bradshaw OBE, Chairman of Listers Group, received an ...

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Thursday 19 September 2019

Obesity research scientist receives honorary recognition

A scientist has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Sadaf Farooqi has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of her major ...

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Thursday 19 September 2019

BLOG: The David Cameron memoirs: No apology, no atonement, no courage

In a new book, David Cameron details his time as UK Prime Minister and his reaction to losing the country’s referendum on EU membership. George Kassimeris writes ...

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Thursday 19 September 2019

Industry leader recognised with University honour

A leading local businessman has been honoured for his services to enterprise in the region by the University of Wolverhampton. Stewart Towe CBE DL is Group Chairman of Hadley ...

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Thursday 19 September 2019

LOWRI WALKER: GRADUATE KICKS OFF CAREER

Football hero Lowri Walker is ready to kick off a successful career after completing her sports degree.  WLV Women’s captain Lowri studied a BSc (Hons) Sport and ...

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Wednesday 18 September 2019

Olympic superstar Kristian proves he’s first class

Olympic superstar Kristian Thomas has added a First Class degree from the University of Wolverhampton to his long list of accolades. Gymnastics champion Kristian, who won a bronze ...

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Wednesday 18 September 2019

Paralympic gold medallist races ahead with Uni honour

A gold medal-winning Paralympian has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for his sporting achievements. Record-breaking Mickey Bushell MBE won gold at the London 2012 ...

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Wednesday 18 September 2019

Entrepreneur receives Uni honour

One of the founders of Wolverhampton charity The Way Youth Zone has been honoured by the city’s University. Businessman Roy Delisser Bernard is also the founder and owner of ...

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Tuesday 17 September 2019

Three fine art prizes awarded by artist society

Three graduates from the University of Wolverhampton School of Art have been awarded prizes by the Wolverhampton Society of Artists. The Wolverhampton Society of Artists (WSA) is ...

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Tuesday 17 September 2019

Campaigner receives top award

An author and campaigner for women’s empowerment has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Joan Blaney CBE was recognised for her work with ...

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Monday 16 September 2019

University leads EU digital learning project

The University of Wolverhampton will lead a new European digital learning project aimed at increasing student engagement using interactive textbooks. The Co-created Interactive ...

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Monday 16 September 2019

CASE STUDY: CHARLOTTE LEM – GRADUATE MOVES ON TO NEXT CHAPTER

Charlotte Lem has moved on to the next chapter of her life by securing a job in public relations. Charlotte, 22, from Wolverhampton studied for a Multimedia Journalism degree at ...

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Monday 16 September 2019

Graduate hits the right note with local record label sponsor

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has been awarded a prize which is designed to encourage students to study arts in the region. Keira Carter, 20 from Birmingham, studied for ...

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Monday 16 September 2019

Honorary Degree hits the right note for music professional

A music professional has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton. Michael Elliott has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts In recognition of his ...

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Saturday 14 September 2019

Former refugees recognised for award winning community initiative

Two former refugees have been awarded honorary degrees from the University of Wolverhampton for their community initiative. Mohamed Mustafa and Arten Llazari have been awarded ...

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Natassia-Smith

Friday 13 September 2019

CASE STUDY: NATASSIA SMITH – LAW GRADUATE RAISES THE BAR

Hard-working Natassia Smith is raising the bar after graduating with a First Class law degree.  Natassia, from Stourbridge, has Multiple Sclerosis and made the most of the ...

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Pat-Green

Friday 13 September 2019

Student volunteering pioneer recognised

A former lecturer who led the way in gaining recognition for students who volunteer as part of their studies has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton. Dr Pat Green is ...

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Timothy-Taylor

Friday 13 September 2019

Solicitor raises the bar at graduation

A leading expert in maritime law and international trade has been honoured for his achievements by the University of Wolverhampton. Timothy Taylor was presented with an Honorary ...

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Julia-Chan

Thursday 12 September 2019

CASE STUDY: JULIA CHAN – BRIGHT FUTURE ADDS UP FOR GRADUATE

A bright future is adding up for ambitious student Julia Chan who is graduating with a First Class degree. Julia has secured a job at one of the top four global accounting firms, ...

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Thursday 12 September 2019

Airship and ballooning innovator flying high with honorary degree

A local business entrepreneur has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to the aviation industry. Michael Kendrick has been ...

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Thursday 12 September 2019

CASE STUDY: CALLUM MACPHERSON – GRADUATE SCORES A WINNER

Callum MacPherson scored a winning career move when he studied for a Marketing Management degree at the University of Wolverhampton. Callum, 22, from Pendeford in Wolverhampton, ...

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Thursday 12 September 2019

Arts boss fosters honorary relationship with university

A leading arts professional has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for her contribution to the creative industries. Doreen Foster, Director of ...

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Wednesday 11 September 2019

GRADUATE SUCCESS; ISG builds on Midlands brewing heritage

The transformation of a derelict brewery into a built environment school is an emotive project for many Wolverhampton people, not least the ISG project manager. Kristina Smith ...

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Tuesday 10 September 2019

City marks World Suicide Prevention Day

The efforts of individuals and organisations in Wolverhampton to aim to prevent suicide were highlighted on World Suicide Prevention Day. Wolverhampton’s Suicide ...

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Monday 09 September 2019

Thousands to celebrate at graduation

Thousands of students are to don caps and gowns to graduate from the University of Wolverhampton this month. More than 3,200 students are set to reap the rewards of the hard work ...

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Friday 06 September 2019

Social care students travel to China

Social care students from the University of Wolverhampton have been on a trip of a lifetime to China. The visit enabled the 17 students to learn about and experience a range of ...

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Friday 06 September 2019

International event explores excellence in higher education

An international conference focused on the challenges facing the higher education sector is to be hosted by the University of Wolverhampton. The Higher Education Institutional ...

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Tuesday 03 September 2019

7 local highlights you can visit FOR FREE this September!

Every year in September, beautiful and unusual sites across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history as part of Heritage Open Days ...

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Friday 30 August 2019

Lamp procession celebrates student nurses

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

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Wednesday 28 August 2019

Uni strikes a deal with Kidderminster Harriers

The University of Wolverhampton has scored a new sponsorship deal with Kidderminster Harriers. The University will sponsor the under-23s and be featured on team shirts. The ...

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Wednesday 28 August 2019

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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Wednesday 28 August 2019

Students get work experience at computing conference

University of Wolverhampton students gained some vital work experience skills recently at an international conference in Amsterdam, Holland. Three second year Computer Science ...

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Tuesday 27 August 2019

BLOG: Categories, stereotypes and the Brexit debate

Dr Joanne Meredith, University of Wolverhampton Dr Emma Richardson, University of Leicester Commentary around Brexit highlighted political and social divisions in the United ...

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Tuesday 27 August 2019

Research could form basis for new generation of drugs

A University of Wolverhampton researcher has been awarded £4,000 to examine proteins released from body cells to aid the treatment of some serious illnesses in the ...

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Tuesday 27 August 2019

Funding boost for manufacturing skills training

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded €408,000 EU funding for a new project to address skills gaps in manufacturing and engineering. Innovative new training ...

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Wednesday 21 August 2019

Summer Edition of Knowledge News - out NOW!

The University of Wolverhampton's Summer 2019 Edition of Knowledge News is out NOW.  The quarterly business newsletter showcases the latest business news and our ...

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Tuesday 20 August 2019

Researchers developing digital literacy in teaching

University of Wolverhampton researchers travelled to Germany as part of a new project to address digital skills gaps for teachers across Europe. Dr Bianca Fox and Alison Carminke ...

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Tuesday 20 August 2019

New English degree provides direct path to teaching

The University of Wolverhampton has launched a new degree combining English and Secondary Education – one of the first of its kind in the UK. The Bachelor of Arts English ...

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Thursday 15 August 2019

Interactive tool clicks onto global goals

A new interactive tool to showcase how research at the University of Wolverhampton is meeting global sustainability goals has been launched. The tool enables participants to find ...

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Wednesday 14 August 2019

Sports says changes still needed in wake of Women’s World Cup

An internationally-renowned sports historian has highlighted changes that still need to be made in the wake of the Women's World Cup. Professor Jean Williams, Professor of Sport ...

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Wednesday 14 August 2019

Mathematics & Computer Science: A Year in Review

A Year in Review for the School of Mathematics and Computer Science by Dr Herbert Daly So as the new academic year rolls into view it's time to look back over a very successful ...

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Tuesday 13 August 2019

New biodegradable wound dressings developed

Scientists have developed a new biodegradable wound dressing that can speed up healing and is made from all-natural materials. Researcher Abhishek Gupta, of the University of ...

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Tuesday 13 August 2019

Wolverhampton researchers collaborate on BBC’s “Novels That Shaped Our World”

A team of University of Wolverhampton academics is working with BBC Arts on an ambitious new engagement project to mark the 300th anniversary of the English Language ...

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Tuesday 13 August 2019

New healthcare course puts clinical skills into practice

A new degree 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 ...

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Tuesday 13 August 2019

CASE STUDY: GETTING RESULTS: Laila raises the bar for Clearing

For Laila Hudson, the process of going through Clearing was a big surprise as it was so simple and easy. Laila, from Wolverhampton, says: “I took my certificates with me but ...

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mickey-bushell

Tuesday 13 August 2019

University announces honours list

A gold medal-winning Paralympian and leading figures in the arts and business world are to be honoured by the University of Wolverhampton. The University awards honorary degrees ...

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Monday 12 August 2019

BLOG: GETTING RESULTS: What to do if you don't make the grade...

In the Beginning "I took a leap of faith and it turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to me..." Well, where to begin? It was certainly a mad year all round ...

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jade-myatt

Monday 12 August 2019

Off-duty Trainee Nursing Associate saves man’s life after car crash near her home

A Trainee Nursing Associate student from the University of Wolverhampton has been praised for saving a man’s life after she came across a car crash near her home in ...

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India-Minton-Barker

Monday 12 August 2019

CASE STUDY: GETTING RESULTS: New path for India through Clearing

Returning to education was a big decision for India Minton-Barker, but she found the University of Wolverhampton to be the supportive and friendly environment she wanted. India ...

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Monday 12 August 2019

CASE STUDY: GETTING RESULTS:Student finds the right chemistry though clearing

Siting Guo found the right chemistry to continue studying in the UK when she applied for a Chemical Engineering course at the University of Wolverhampton. Originally from Fujian ...

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Monday 12 August 2019

CASE STUDY: GETTING RESULTS: Computer student analyses a future in sport

Ben Maitland is on course for reaching his goal of being a Sports Analyst after studying for a degree in Computer Science at the University of Wolverhampton - bagging a job as ...

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Thursday 08 August 2019

£1m investment in sports facilities

The University of Wolverhampton is to invest an initial £1million to transform the sports teaching and research facilities at its Walsall Campus.  Hi-tech equipment ...

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Tuesday 06 August 2019

Art and Architecture on show in Stafford

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford, in partnership with the School of Art and the School of Built Environment, is hosting the inaugural Stafford Art, Design and ...

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Tuesday 06 August 2019

Academic to speak at United Nations

A University of Wolverhampton academic has hit the right note with her work on an international project and has been invited to speak at the United Nations. Dr Sarah Browne, Head ...

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Tuesday 06 August 2019

Beatties gets buy-in from University

The University of Wolverhampton has placed a bid for the Beatties building in Wolverhampton city centre. The iconic Beatties store was recently put up for sale by its current ...

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Friday 02 August 2019

F3 Cup - A weekend of highs and lows...

F3 Cup at Oulton Park – a wet weekend of highs and lowsRace Report by Dom Dangelillo - twitter.com/dangewritesImages by Andi Rusyn - ...

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Friday 02 August 2019

Morgan students engineer class performance

After two class wins for Craig Hamilton Smith, possibly breaking the hoodoo of Tony Hirst, UWR’s AR Morgan Challenge team travelled to Donington for two more rounds of Plus ...

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Thursday 01 August 2019

Engineering students have the right formula for success

Each year, more than 130 Universities from around the world descend on Silverstone to compete in the UK leg of the Formula Student competition. Divided into 4 classes to include ...

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Thursday 01 August 2019

Lecturer appointed Ikon's artist in residence

University of Wolverhampton Course Leader in Fine Art, Dean Kelland, will be Ikon’s artist in residence for the next three years at HMP Grendon, Buckinghamshire. Funded by ...

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Thursday 01 August 2019

Young mother with blood cancer calls for life saving donors

A young mum from Castlecroft, Wolverhampton is calling for more people to sign up as potential stem cell donors, with blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan, after being told that she ...

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Thursday 01 August 2019

Clearing campaign up and running for results

The University of Wolverhampton is gearing up for Clearing with new website pages and an advertising campaign outlining courses which still have spaces available. Clearing offers ...

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Thursday 01 August 2019

Teachers get switched on at Google conference

The University of Wolverhampton switched local teachers on to the latest developments in Maths and Computer Science at a Google UK sponsored conference held in Telford ...

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Thursday 01 August 2019

Springfield Campus clocks up another milestone in £100 million project

The University of Wolverhampton’s £100 million investment in a new construction excellence campus has reached another milestone – and the clock is literally now ...

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Wednesday 31 July 2019

New research examines link between obesity and dementia in older age

Controlling body weight in older age may help to prevent new dementia, a new study suggests. The research, led by the University of Wolverhampton, examined 38,219 participants and ...

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Monday 29 July 2019

Academic scoops award for influence

A University of Wolverhampton academic has scooped an award for her work and research in Sikh studies at an awards ceremony recently. Dr Opinderjit Kaur Takhar MBE, Director of ...

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Friday 26 July 2019

Conference charts the history of Sikh studies through the years

The Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies at the University of Wolverhampton is hosting an inaugural conference which charts the history of Sikh studies through the years. The ...

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Sarah Graley case study

Friday 26 July 2019

CASE STUDY: Sarah Graley: The Super Adventures of an Illustration Graduate

We caught up with BA (Hons) Illustration graduate Sarah Graley, who’s making a splash in the colourful world of comic books. With seven (!) books out in 2019, it’s ...

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Thursday 25 July 2019

Girls cast about for skills in the construction industry

The University of Wolverhampton helped local schoolgirls build on their knowledge of construction careers at an event held at the Black Country Living Museum recently. The School ...

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Monday 22 July 2019

Ambitious vision of cyber innovation, research & development unveiled at 3CDSE

Herefordshire will be home to the UK’s leading centre of excellence in cyber security – a £9m state-of-the-art hub supporting innovation and industry in the ...

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Monday 22 July 2019

Precious metals discovered in sewage sludge

Precious metals including gold, silver and platinum have been discovered in raw sewage sludge samples, academics have revealed. Based on latest findings, it is estimated that ...

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Friday 19 July 2019

Advanced manufacturing project officially launched

The University of Wolverhampton has officially launched a new £1.8 million project designed to help companies carry out research and innovation in advanced engineering ...

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Friday 19 July 2019

BLOG: Sea creature superpowers

Dr Goggolidou is a Reader in Molecular Genetics in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. A recent diving safari saw genetics researcher Dr Evi Goggolidou reflect on the amazing ...

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Friday 19 July 2019

Explosive event in Stafford

Explosive experiments will take over the heart of the County town next week with ‘A Volatile History of Chemistry’ in Stafford. Hosted by the University of ...

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mike-thelwall

Friday 19 July 2019

Mathematics researchers keep global number one position

University of Wolverhampton mathematicians have been ranked number one in the world for the quality of their research outputs for the third year running. The Statistical ...

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Friday 19 July 2019

University joins leading sports body

Students will have increased access to the latest developments in the sports industry after the University of Wolverhampton joined a leading sports body. Wolverhampton has become ...

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Friday 19 July 2019

House of Lords event celebrates research excellence

Life-enhancing research by experts at the University of Wolverhampton has been showcased at a prestigious event at the House of Lords in London. The latest developments in cyber ...

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Thursday 18 July 2019

University receives £50,000 to boost recruitment of healthcare professionals

An innovative programme at the University of Wolverhampton to support the recruitment of the next generation of healthcare professionals has received a £50,000 boost. The ...

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cmda-arts

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Leaders create new futures with an Apprenticeship

Aspiring leaders from the arts and culture industry have become the first to start a tailored University of Wolverhampton Degree Apprenticeship. The Senior Leaders Master’s ...

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debra-cureton

Thursday 11 July 2019

Associate Professor shortlisted for award  

An outstanding University of Wolverhampton Associate Professor has been shortlisted for a national award. Dr Debra Cureton, Research Development Manager, supports the ongoing ...

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Thursday 11 July 2019

Social sciences in the spotlight

A new initiative to develop links and increase awareness of social science subjects at local schools has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton. Teachers from schools in ...

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Thursday 11 July 2019

Work starts on new health facilities at Walsall

The University of Wolverhampton is to create new state-of-the-art health lab facilities at its Walsall Campus. Work has now started on extending and totally remodelling existing ...

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CHALLENGE-ACADEMY

Monday 08 July 2019

Students meet the challenge to boost employability

An increasing number of University of Wolverhampton students are boosting their employment skills by working on live projects with local businesses. The Challenge Academy ...

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Friday 05 July 2019

SCI-FEST blasts off at university festival

The University of Wolverhampton annual two day festival, Sci Fest 2019, is sparking interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). SCI-FEST, now in its eighth ...

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Thursday 04 July 2019

All rise as student satisfaction remains on the up

Students at the University of Wolverhampton are more satisfied than they have ever been, according to a national survey. The National Student Survey (NSS) asks students from all ...

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Thursday 04 July 2019

Kristian proves he’s First Class

An Olympic medallist has added a First Class degree from the University of Wolverhampton to his long list of accolades. Gymnast Kristian Thomas, who won bronze at London 2012, is ...

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Haider-and-Amar

Tuesday 02 July 2019

Cybersecurity experts create technology to improve internet safety

Innovative technology to provide safer internet surfing for children is being created by University of Wolverhampton cybersecurity experts. VACCYNE (Vaccine ...

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Monday 01 July 2019

Home turf return for football star Jamille

A talented football star returned to home turf to inspire the next generation at a University of Wolverhampton event. Jamille Matt plays for League Two team Newport County AFC, ...

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Friday 28 June 2019

A day in the life of Wolves …

School pupils went behind the scenes at Wolves FC to experience a day in the life of a professional football club through a University of Wolverhampton and Aspire to HE ...

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Friday 28 June 2019

Ceremony celebrates staff excellence

The achievements and dedication of staff members were celebrated at the Vice-Chancellor’s annual Staff Excellence Awards. More than 100 people attended the glittering ...

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Rasha-Shrourou

Thursday 27 June 2019

Student has designs on success after winning regional award

A talented University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating after clinching a top award recognising the achievements of women in construction.  The skills and ambition of ...

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SHORT-HEATH

Wednesday 26 June 2019

School chalks up success with Apprenticeships

A Willenhall school is chalking up success through the Teaching Apprenticeship programme with the University of Wolverhampton. Short Heath Junior School is one of the first in the ...

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Monday 24 June 2019

Honorary graduates celebrated at annual lunch

Leading lights from the worlds of sport, health, and animal behaviour were honoured at a special University of Wolverhampton event. A celebration lunch was hosted for honorary ...

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Friday 21 June 2019

University of Wolverhampton students hold fashion show

Students from the University of Wolverhampton held a fashion show at the Light House Cinema to raise awareness of mental health, the dangers of social media and homelessness. And ...

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Friday 21 June 2019

Thousands of Black Country and Birmingham pupils celebrate graduation

More than 4,500 school pupils will don caps and gowns to graduate from a University of Wolverhampton programme which aims to raise children’s aspirations. The ...

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Friday 21 June 2019

Students have designs on careers in architecture

Students from the University of Wolverhampton have shown they have designs on careers in architecture by putting their degree work on display at their annual show. Final year ...

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CLARE-AND-JAN

Friday 21 June 2019

Lecturer honoured for exceptional service

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer has been honoured for her exceptional service by a leading professional body. Dr Jan Firth received an award from the Chartered Institute of ...

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Friday 21 June 2019

Film students bag first place in disability film award

Two University of Wolverhampton students bagged first place at a unique film festival hosted by Business Disability Forum in London recently. Samuel Ash and William Horsefield, ...

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Thursday 20 June 2019

Conference key to unlocking brownfield land

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a conference in July to explore providing solutions to unlocking brownfield land. The Brownfield Redevelopment: Midlands 2019 Conference ...

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ALAN-TUCKETT-UALL

Thursday 20 June 2019

Renowned professor scoops lifelong learning award

A renowned University of Wolverhampton professor has received a national award in recognition of his dedication to lifelong learning. Professor Sir Alan Tuckett received the ...

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Thursday 20 June 2019

Business achievement celebrated at awards ceremony

The University of Wolverhampton hosted its fourth Business Achievement Awards (BAA) recently at the Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton in celebration of ambitious graduates and ...

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Wednesday 19 June 2019

Construction courses go the distance

The University of Wolverhampton will be building its construction portfolio by offering two distance learning courses from September 2019. The School of Architecture and Built ...

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Wednesday 19 June 2019

Specialist project aims to improve advanced manufacturing in the region

The University of Wolverhampton has secured funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to deliver a ‘Composites & Additive Layer Materials Engineering ...

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Julia-Chan

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Bright future adds up for ambitious student

An ambitious University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating after securing a role at one of the top four global accounting firms. Julia Chan has secured a job at KPMG in ...

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Monday 17 June 2019

Lecture considers Roosevelt’s thinking on air power

President Roosevelt’s thinking on air power during World War II will be the focus of a public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton. The event on Thursday, 27 June 2019 ...

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alan-nevill-web

Friday 14 June 2019

Simple ‘aftercare’ slashes NHS hospital readmissions - study

Costly hospital readmissions in geriatric patients could be nearly halved if the NHS offered simple follow-up ‘aftercare’ calls and home visits for patients, according ...

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Wednesday 12 June 2019

Funding award uncovers hidden secrets of the Black Country

The University of Wolverhampton has secured funding to uncover the hidden secrets of the Black Country. Last year, the School of Humanities secured funding from the Being Human ...

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Wednesday 12 June 2019

Hear Her Song gives musical voice to extraordinary women

The University of Wolverhampton will host the premiere of the UK performance of a musical celebration of extraordinary women. In partnership with The Canales Project, the ...

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sir-al

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Event to shine a light on early years education

Leading experts in early years education are to discuss the challenges facing children today at a University of Wolverhampton event.  The Early Years Conference will take ...

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Vicki-Frost

Monday 10 June 2019

Sign of success for graduate

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is signing her way to success after being nominated for a national diversity award. Sign language interpreter and disability advocate Vicki ...

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Friday 07 June 2019

BLOG: Cyber Quarter: Midlands Centre for Cyber Security

Cyber Quarter: Midlands Centre for Cyber Security – the hub for cyber innovation and business support Prashant Pillai, Professor of Cyber Security and Director of the ...

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Friday 07 June 2019

Ground breaking moment for cyber security in Hereford

Work has started on the £9 million Cyber Quarter - Midlands Centre for Cyber Security in Hereford and has been marked by an official ground breaking ceremony. The ...

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Thursday 06 June 2019

Degree Show celebrates 50 years of creativity in Wolverhampton School of Art

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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Thursday 06 June 2019

Conference to showcase research expertise

Research excellence at the University of Wolverhampton will be showcased in a two-day conference later this month (JUN) culminating in a lecture from renowned herpetologist ...

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Thursday 06 June 2019

Business moguls zoom into new careers

Business moguls of the future are hoping to zoom into successful careers after completing a mentoring scheme at the University of Wolverhampton. The Institute of Directors Student ...

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Thursday 06 June 2019

University develops nursing workforce in Shropshire

The University of Wolverhampton is investing in new facilities to train the next generation of nurses at its Telford Campus and meet local healthcare demand. A £180,000 new ...

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Wednesday 05 June 2019

University secures share of €3 million arts grant

The University of Wolverhampton is to lead on a prestigious €3 million arts sector grant, it has been announced.  It is the first of its kind at the University and a ...

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Wednesday 05 June 2019

Conference explores chemistry and biology of peptides

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting the 14th Chemistry and Biology of Peptides Meeting at its City Campus in July. Academics from the School of Pharmacy in the Faculty of ...

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Wednesday 05 June 2019

BLOG: Never Forgotten

On the anniversary of the D-Day Landings, historian Dr Spencer Jones reflects on why it is so important to remember what happened. "Although it is 75 years since the events ...

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SAM-LANE

Tuesday 04 June 2019

Glittering start to graduate’s law career

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has had a glittering start to his career after being recognised for his academic achievements by a leading law society. Sam Lane completed ...

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Tuesday 04 June 2019

Engineering student designs a unique component for prestigious sports car

A University of Wolverhampton engineering student has helped design a unique exhaust component for a prestigious sports car. Daniel Bird, 26 from Staffordshire, is studying for a ...

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Monday 03 June 2019

Event explores the culture of labels and the real causes of mental distress

The dominant culture of mental health labels will be challenged in a pioneering event in Wolverhampton which calls for more understanding of the root causes of emotional ...

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Wednesday 29 May 2019

Contractor announced to build £9M centre to fight cyber crime

Speller Metcalfe has been announced as the main contractor for the new £9 million Midlands Centre for Cyber Security, with work due to start on site at the end of this ...

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Wednesday 29 May 2019

Chemical Engineering course gets global accreditation

The University of Wolverhampton has secured accreditation from global, professional engineering institution, IChemE, for its Chemical Engineering degree course. The Institution of ...

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Friday 24 May 2019

Award winning artist puts Degree Show in the frame

As part of its 50th Annual Degree Show, the University of Wolverhampton’s School of Art is hosting a photographic exhibition by award winning British artist, Mahtab ...

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clare-dickens-mayor

Friday 24 May 2019

New Chair for city’s Suicide Prevention group

An award-winning mental health nurse from the University of Wolverhampton has been selected to chair a local suicide prevention forum. Clare Dickens is the new Chair of the ...

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UALL

Friday 24 May 2019

City’s lifelong learning project scoops award

Wolverhampton’s commitment to supporting lifelong learning in the community has received a top national award. The city’s Learning Communities project received the ...

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Nicola-Thomas

Thursday 23 May 2019

Law graduate raises the bar for budding solicitors

A law graduate is supporting the next generation of solicitors to gain valuable experience by mentoring students at the University of Wolverhampton’s legal advice ...

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rachel-massie

Thursday 23 May 2019

Social prescribing proving successful in Wolverhampton

A new service set up to address social problems in Wolverhampton is successfully tackling issues such as loneliness, researchers have found.  Wolverhampton Social Prescribing ...

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PLAY-ON-THE-PITCH

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Students given opportunity to play on the pitch at Wolves

Students applying to the University of Wolverhampton were given the chance to play on the pitch at Wolves as part of a special event. The session at Molineux was aimed at students ...

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WOLVES-WEB

Tuesday 21 May 2019

BLOG: City to benefit from Wolves' European success

As Wolves FC prepare to take on Europe after a successful first season back in the Premier League, Senior Lecturer in Economics Dr Ian Jackson looks at the economic benefits for ...

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Monday 20 May 2019

Snidge Scrumpin' the Sequel: Mapping Smell and Memory at Wolves

An interactive psychological experiment that collects odours that trigger different memories is being held on Friday 24th May in the eBay pop-up shop, i10 Railway Drive, ...

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Monday 20 May 2019

F3 Cup at Snetterton – a weekend of challenges and grit

Trackside photography courtesy of Andi Rusyn - www.andirusynphotography.com University of Wolverhampton Racing has always shown fantastic pace at Snetterton in Norfolk, so despite ...

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Monday 20 May 2019

Motorsport engineering student has sights set on F1 career

The number of women graduating in core STEM subjects is continuing to rise in the UK and in 2019 University of Wolverhampton student Katie Leverton will join this advancing ...

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Monday 20 May 2019

Cosmopolitanism before and after Nationalism: FREE Public Lecture

The Faculty of Arts Research Lecture series offers the opportunity to hear from expert researchers sharing their knowledge and expertise on a variety of subjects. On Wednesday ...

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aimie-morgan

Monday 20 May 2019

Student nurse wins national award

An enthusiastic University of Wolverhampton student has won a prestigious national nursing award. Aimie Morgan was named Student Information Officer of the Year at the Royal ...

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Monday 20 May 2019

BLOG: Snakebite Crisis – Mark O'Shea Sky Interview

Mark O’Shea, Professor of Herpetology at the University of Wolverhampton, was interviewed by Sky News on Thursday 16th May. The interview was in response to an announcement ...

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CLAIRE-DARKE

Friday 17 May 2019

University alumna becomes city mayor

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has become the 161st Mayor of the City of Wolverhampton. Councillor Claire Darke, who has represented the city's Park ward for 11 years, has ...

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cyber

Thursday 16 May 2019

West Midlands Universities come together to address the UK’s future challenges

Six West Midlands universities have released a paper that demonstrates how they are helping the region to address global economic challenges. The Government’s UK Industrial ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2019

Space Audit Systems launches at University

The University of Wolverhampton and Caparo plc have invested £80,000 in a new company that has developed specialist software for auditing the use of rooms in public ...

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molly-grimston

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Student midwife wins a slice of national cake competition

A cake featuring a baby sleeping in a flower by a University of Wolverhampton student has won an annual cake competition organised by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). The ...

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wildcats2

Tuesday 14 May 2019

England Lionesses visit Walsall Wildcats

Two England Women’s internationals kicked off a training session at the University of Wolverhampton to inspire young football stars. Ellen White and Lucy Staniforth visited ...

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MAKING-IT-AT-UNI

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Help book for new students launched

A book to help new students navigate their way through the first year of their degree has been published by two lecturers at the University of Wolverhampton. Making It At Uni has ...

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psychology-istock

Monday 13 May 2019

New psychology research centre launched

A new Centre for Psychological Research will be officially launched at the University of Wolverhampton next week. The event will provide opportunities to build links with ...

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nuno-speech

Friday 10 May 2019

VIDEO: VIDEO: There's only one Dr Nuno ...

Wolves manager Nuno spoke of his pride at being honoured by the University of Wolverhampton during a speech following the award of an honorary degree. The University presented an ...

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Nuno-prematch

Friday 10 May 2019

VIDEO: VIDEO: Nuno's pre-match thoughts on honour

The University of Wolverhampton was delighted to award an honorary doctorate to Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the team's last home game of the season.  The ...

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Thursday 09 May 2019

AR Morgan Challenge at Silverstone and Brands Hatch

The first two racing weekends of the AR Morgan Challenge have taken place, in which the University of Wolverhampton Racing team continues to run the Plus Four Clubsport cars of ...

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Thursday 09 May 2019

Lecture commemorates centenary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

The Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies at the University of Wolverhampton held a lecture to commemorate the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre recently. Dr Opinderjit ...

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Thursday 09 May 2019

BLOG: Incredible Work Experience at Molineux

Third year Multimedia Journalism student, Andrew Rigby, blogs about his work experience opportunity at Wolves - covering Nuno receiving his Honorary Doctorate in Sport from the ...

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Thursday 09 May 2019

Festival celebrates arts in the region

For the fifth 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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RAF-TRENCHARD

Tuesday 07 May 2019

RAF historian to present guest lecture

A leading RAF historian will explore the effectiveness of a military campaign on land and in the air at a University of Wolverhampton lecture. Group Captain John Alexander, whose ...

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Tuesday 07 May 2019

BLOG: Who is responsible for your actions, yourself or your brain?

A teenager was this week indefinitely detained in hospital for a brutal murder, blaming a ‘voice in his head’, Mitesh Patel, lecturer in Physiology, examines the issue ...

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NUNO-TUNNEL

Saturday 04 May 2019

Nuno receives honorary degree from University

Wolves manager Nuno has spoken of his pride after being honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to sport in the region. The University of Wolverhampton ...

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Friday 03 May 2019

Lecture explores the real world of political philosophy

A perspective of ‘real-world political philosophy’ will be the subject of a lecture being held at the University of Wolverhampton next week. The Royal Institute of ...

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Nuno

Friday 03 May 2019

Wolves manager Nuno to be honoured by University

Wolves manager Nuno is to be honoured by the University of Wolverhampton in recognition of the team’s success under his leadership and his contribution to sport in the ...

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Lowri-Walker-WALSALL

Wednesday 01 May 2019

Captain named as football #HEHero

A dedicated team captain from the University of Wolverhampton has been named as a higher education football hero.  WLV Women’s captain Lowri Walker has been announced ...

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Monday 29 April 2019

BLOG: Overcoming the urge to slow down!!!

By Andy Lane, Professor of Sports Psychology, Institute of Human Sciences, University of Wolverhampton. London Marathon, 28th April 2019! Anyone who saw Hayley Carruthers finish ...

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Friday 26 April 2019

Free checks for diabetes awareness

Free blood sugar and blood pressure screening will be offered at the University of Wolverhampton next week to raise awareness of diabetes. The checks will be available between ...

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Friday 26 April 2019

Pat McFadden MP hails inaugural Sikh lecture in Parliament

Pat McFadden, MP for Wolverhampton South East, has hailed as a “great success” the first lecture on Sikhi to be held in parliament. The event took place in the ...

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Friday 26 April 2019

Engineering students build bridges

University of Wolverhampton engineering students have been building bridges at the Telford Innovation Campus. The first year Mechanical Engineering students have built three types ...

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Friday 26 April 2019

Student quizzes assistant police and crime commissioner on knife crime

University of Wolverhampton student, Angely Khan, spoke exclusively to Assistant Police & Crime Commissioner Ashley Bertie about the escalating problem of knife crime on the ...

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Friday 26 April 2019

Design graduate gives students insight into agency work

University of Wolverhampton students were recently given an insight into what it takes to become a designer for a top London agency. Ryan Jones, a graduate from the Wolverhampton ...

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Friday 26 April 2019

Chemical Engineering students score a winner at sporting competition

Chemical Engineering students from the University of Wolverhampton scored a winner at a recent sports competition. The 2500 students took part in the Frank Morton Sports ...

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Friday 26 April 2019

Ivory Coast students get a taste of leadership training

University of Wolverhampton students from the Ivory Coast got a taste of leadership training when they visited the Lake District as part of Career Development Week recently. The ...

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wlv-womens-football

Thursday 25 April 2019

Sports teams score success

Sports teams at the University of Wolverhampton are toasting their most successful year to date with a raft of cup wins and league promotions. The WLV Women’s Football and ...

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Tuesday 23 April 2019

University hosts awards for achievements in business

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting its fourth Business Achievement Awards (BAAs) on Wednesday 19th June 2019 at the Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton. The bi-annual awards, ...

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teaching-general

Tuesday 23 April 2019

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, 1 ...

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Thursday 18 April 2019

CASE STUDY: JORDAN BRIDGES: Nursing ambitions to change perceptions of mental health

Jordan Bridges, 22 from Birmingham, has graduated with a degree in Mental Health Nursing from the University of Wolverhampton's Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing. Jordan ...

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Wednesday 17 April 2019

Senior hospital leader awarded health honorary degree

A local hospital trust leader has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to healthcare in the region. David Loughton CBE, Chief ...

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Wednesday 17 April 2019

CASE STUDY: JAMES SMALL: Graduate engineers a future in manufacturing

“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 17 April 2019

CASE STUDY: MARIA VASILIOU: International law student raises the bar

MARIA VASILIOU, 23 from Cyprus has raised the bar on her aspirations to become a law academic by graduating from the University of Wolverhampton with a Master’s Degree of ...

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regional-moot

Monday 15 April 2019

Courtroom drama for school pupils

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

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Monday 15 April 2019

Students celebrate graduation

Almost 1,000 students are set to celebrate their academic achievements when they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton this week. Nursing and postgraduate students from ...

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Friday 12 April 2019

Wolverhampton MP hosts parliamentary celebrations for Sikh festival of Vaisakhi

Community champions, politicians and faith leaders gathered in Parliament to mark one of the most auspicious days in the Sikh calendar. The annual festivities, hosted by ...

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Friday 12 April 2019

Student exhibits at high profile event celebrating women

A student from the University of Wolverhampton put her talent on display at a recent event to celebrate women in architecture. Rasha Shrourou, 22 years old from Syria raised in ...

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Friday 12 April 2019

BLOG: Imagine there is no space and time - the black hole explained

Professor Fabrice Laussy from the Faculty of Science & Engineering offers some insight into what a black hole is following the capture of the first image of a black ...

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Friday 12 April 2019

Course creates work experience opportunities for students

Students from the University of Wolverhampton benefited from hands-on work experience at the TEDxWolverhampton event held recently. Three final year Creative and Professional ...

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Thursday 11 April 2019

University of Wolverhampton Racing’s F3 Cup team off to a fantastic start

University of Wolverhampton Racing continued their dominant form at Donington Park, securing three P2s from three races, and 2nd place in the championship behind the 2018 winner, ...

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mooting-comp-2019

Thursday 11 April 2019

Legal eagles reach national mooting semi-final

Two budding legal eagles from the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after arguing their way to the semi-finals of a national law competition. Law students Natassia Smith ...

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international-flags

Thursday 11 April 2019

New fund to support international students

A new scholarship to support international students is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship will be available ...

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biomechanics

Thursday 11 April 2019

Olympic medallist celebrates National Biomechanics Day

Olympic gymnast and University of Wolverhampton student Kristian Thomas put students through their paces as part of National Biomechanics Day.  The bronze medallist from ...

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Thursday 11 April 2019

Performing Arts graduate chases top beauty queen title

A former University of Wolverhampton student who was crowned Miss Black Country in 2018 is making a bid for the Miss England title this summer. Alexandra Darby, 23, from Rowley ...

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Wednesday 10 April 2019

CASE STUDY: Student builds a successful future after suffering a spinal injury

A University of Wolverhampton student has featured in a national TV and poster campaign which highlights focus on ability not disability. Irwin Mitchell, the 11th largest law firm ...

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Wednesday 10 April 2019

Scholarships designed to support female engineering students

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

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Lowri-Walker-WALSALL

Monday 08 April 2019

Footballer to kick off for England

A talented University of Wolverhampton footballer has been selected to play for the English Universities squad. Student Lowri Walker is captain of the WLV Women’s team who ...

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priorslee-hall

Monday 08 April 2019

New language course for international healthcare workers

A new course to improve the language skills of international healthcare professionals is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton. The Occupational English Test (OET) is ...

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walsall-cricket

Monday 08 April 2019

University strikes new cricket partnership

The University of Wolverhampton has struck a new partnership deal with neighbours Walsall Cricket Club. The three-year sponsorship agreement will create new opportunities for ...

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Friday 05 April 2019

Race team on track for new race season

University of Wolverhampton (UWR) Race Team engineering students have unveiled their 2019 MSVR Formula 3 Cup racing car at the Telford Innovation Campus. The launch ...

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wembley

Thursday 04 April 2019

VIDEO: Sports psychologist analyses Wolves’ semi-final hopes

Sports psychologist Professor Andy Lane offers expert insights into Wolves’ hopes in this weekend’s FA Cup semi final against Watford. “Getting to the FA Cup ...

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wolves-at-wembley

Thursday 04 April 2019

VIDEO: Economic insights into Wolves’ cup success

As Wolves FC prepare to head to Wembley to face Watford in the semi-final of the FA Cup, Senior Lecturer in Economics Dr Ian Jackson looks at the economic benefits for the Club, ...

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tass

Thursday 04 April 2019

University accredited by ground-breaking sports scheme

The University of Wolverhampton is leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education after being accredited by a new initiative.  The Sport England-backed ...

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Tuesday 02 April 2019

Professor David Crystal - The Tongue that Shakespeare Spoke

Professor David Crystal will be visiting the University of Wolverhampton to deliver a public lecture on Thursday 16th May 2019. 'The Tongue that Shakespeare Spoke' covers the ...

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Tuesday 02 April 2019

The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Centenary Lecture

The Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies at the University of Wolverhampton is holding a lecture on Tuesday 30th April 2019 to commemorate the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh ...

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Voices-of-68

Tuesday 02 April 2019

VIDEO: Voices of 68 exhibition visits Wolverhampton

An interactive exhibition featuring the testimonies of political activists and civilians who experienced a pivotal year in Northern Ireland’s history is being hosted at the ...

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law-100

Monday 01 April 2019

University to mark 100 years of women in law

An art exhibition celebrating 100 years of women working in the law profession is to be showcased at the University of Wolverhampton. The exhibition is on loan from the First 100 ...

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550-anniversary

Friday 29 March 2019

Event celebrates first Guru of the Sikhs

A special event to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of the first Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, was hosted at the University of Wolverhampton. The event, co-hosted by ...

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NURSING-ASSOCIATES

Friday 29 March 2019

Trust among first in country to have new Nursing Associates

The Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has become one of the first in the country to have new registered Nursing Associates. Julie Deans, Karley Hall, Elaine ...

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