Friday 01 March 2019

Inspirational students reach nursing awards finals

Three inspirational students from the University of Wolverhampton have been shortlisted for leading nursing awards. The trainee nurses have all reached the finals of the ...

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Friday 01 March 2019

BLOG: The Momo Challenge: What have we learned?

Cyberpsychology experts Dr Lisa Orchard and Dr Alison Attrill-Smith blog about what we have learned about the Momo Challenge. Social media are renowned for promoting fads and ...

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Friday 01 March 2019

First photos preserved through archive project go live on new website

The first historic photographs to be saved from the Express & Star photo archive have been digitised and made available to the public via a free website. Around 3,000 images ...

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Friday 01 March 2019

University gets fired up about National Apprenticeship Week

The University of Wolverhampton is celebrating the 12th National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW2019) with a series of events from Monday 4th March through to Friday 8th March 2019. On ...

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Friday 08 March 2019

West Midlands women’s voices celebrate International Women’s Day

Academics from the School of Performing Arts and Wolves Sport represented the University of Wolverhampton at the West Midlands Women’s Voices celebration of International ...

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Monday 04 March 2019

CASE STUDY: Construction employees build on career prospects with Degree Apprenticeship

Four employees working in the construction industry are the latest to benefit from studying a Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton. Jacques Deneys, Ryan Smith, ...

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Tuesday 05 March 2019

Taking nursing to the next level with a Foundation Degree Apprenticeship

More than 30 healthcare staff have taken the next step to becoming a nurse by started a Nursing Associate Foundation Degree Apprenticeship at the University of ...

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Wednesday 06 March 2019

CASE STUDY: Degree Apprentice surveys new career

A Dudley Borough Council employee is surveying an ambition to further her career by studying for a Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton. Charlotte Edmunds, 26 ...

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Wednesday 06 March 2019

Apprentices get fired up about manufacturing at new foundry

The first group of manufacturing Apprentices are getting fired up at the University of Wolverhampton’s National Foundry Training Centre in Tipton. The Foundry is part of the ...

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NANT-lTD

Thursday 07 March 2019

Water safety company taps into Apprenticeship

Two senior managers from a Black Country business are leading the way after starting a new Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton. Nant Ltd, in Bilston, provides ...

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Lowri-Walker

Friday 08 March 2019

Captain bags dream trip to iconic stadium

A team captain from the University of Wolverhampton has scored a trip of a lifetime to go behind the scenes at an international football stadium. Student Lowri Walker is one of a ...

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Friday 08 March 2019

Research to examine extent of student homelessness in the UK  

The problem of homelessness among UK students will be examined in a new research project led by the University of Wolverhampton. Academics believe problems could be 'hidden' for a ...

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Telford-campus

Monday 11 March 2019

University to expand in Telford

The University of Wolverhampton is to expand in Telford as part of its commitment to developing the regional economy and reducing the skills gap, it was announced ...

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Monday 11 March 2019

Academics in the driving seat at major European cyber conference

An academic and a PhD student from the University of Wolverhampton presented at one of Europe’s biggest Cybersecurity conferences in London. Dr Haider Al-Khateeb, Senior ...

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Tuesday 12 March 2019

VIDEO: Interview with the man behind the word Brexit

Ever wondered where the word Brexit came from? The man who coined the term, Peter Wilding, visited the University of Wolverhampton to give a guest lecture on Monday, 11 March ...

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sam-leith-poster

Tuesday 12 March 2019

Spectator Literary Editor to speak at University

The art of clever public speaking will be the focus of a guest lecture by the Literary Editor of the Spectator magazine at the University of Wolverhampton. Sam Leith will be ...

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Tuesday 12 March 2019

Web developer in sprint to take part in triathlon championship

A University of Wolverhampton web developer has his sights set on sprinting to success in an international triathlon championship competition. Adam Jones, 29 from Stourbridge, is ...

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Tuesday 12 March 2019

BLOG: The 'tiny' handbag: statement or art?

Jo Bloodworth, lecturer in Fashion & Textiles, considers the latest catwalk trend. "Sometimes what can appear completely impractical can make the biggest statement and ...

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Wednesday 13 March 2019

National Brownfield Institute plans revealed

Concept designs have been unveiled for the first time of what the University of Wolverhampton’s new National Brownfield Institute could look like. The Institute will be ...

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Wednesday 13 March 2019

Theatre acts on providing support for local writers

The Arena Theatre has teamed up with a creative programme to develop a writing development opportunity for local people. The University of Wolverhampton theatre, based at the City ...

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MBA-resized

Thursday 14 March 2019

Wolverhampton scoops Midlands University of the Year award

The University of Wolverhampton has been named Midlands University of the Year in this year’s Midlands Business Awards (MBA) 2019. The University was commended for its ...

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tim-steele

Thursday 14 March 2019

New role to drive forward international strategy

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Pro Vice-Chancellor to drive forward its international strategy. Tim Steele will join the University in June in the new role of ...

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SOUTHWATER-CONCEPT

Thursday 14 March 2019

Partnership’s new 1,000 student university institute for Southwater

A proposed new venture between Telford & Wrekin Council and the University of Wolverhampton to create a new education institute in the heart of the town has been revealed ...

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Friday 15 March 2019

Academic joins experts on digital panel

A University of Wolverhampton academic will be part of a panel of experts at an event designed to switch local businesses in Telford on to digital. Bruce Daisley, the European ...

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Friday 15 March 2019

International Women’s Day event inspires girls to consider careers in STEM

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated International Women’s Day with an event targeted at getting girls interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ...

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SARAH-BOWN

Monday 18 March 2019

Deaf women encouraged to share experiences of the menopause

A researcher from the University of Wolverhampton is inviting Deaf women to share their experiences of the menopause at a forum in Birmingham. Sarah Bown, from the Faculty of ...

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Monday 18 March 2019

Partnership extends international reach in China

The University of Wolverhampton has signed a partnership agreement with a leading teaching establishment in Hong Kong – extending its international reach in China. The ...

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justice-2019

Monday 18 March 2019

Justice celebrated at annual service

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

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Monday 18 March 2019

VIDEO: The art of clever public speaking

The art of clever public speaking was the focus of a guest lecture by the Literary Editor of the Spectator magazine at the University of Wolverhampton. Sam Leith explored the ...

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Tuesday 19 March 2019

University building shortlisted for prestigious architecture award

A Victorian building in Wolverhampton, which was given a new lease of life to become a learning hub for students, has been shortlisted for a prestigious architecture award. The ...

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Tuesday 19 March 2019

BLOG: Smells research results offer insight into memories

The University of Wolverhampton has revealed the findings of its recent research project to understand what specific smells belong to the Black Country, and what memories they ...

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Wednesday 20 March 2019

Students get graphic advice from top creative agency

University of Wolverhampton students received some graphic advice from a top creative agency recently. The Graphic Design and Visual Communication degree students were offered the ...

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Wednesday 20 March 2019

Biography books a place in Oxford Dictionary

University of Wolverhampton Visual Communication lecturer, Jessica Glaser, has written a biography of one of the most influential females in the history of graphic design and ...

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Thursday 21 March 2019

Kick off for women’s futsal competition  

An innovative project to get college students involved in women’s futsal is set to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton.  Sports teams from local colleges ...

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FOOTBALLERS

Thursday 21 March 2019

Pitches lead to a change in formation for footballers

Improvements to football pitches and increased workload have led to changes in the body shape of footballers, researchers have discovered. Muscles and power – epitomised by ...

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Voices of 68

Monday 25 March 2019

Interactive exhibition highlights pivotal year in Northern Ireland’s history

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

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Wednesday 27 March 2019

Scientists seek support to tackle mystery of UK toad declines

Scientists are urging the public to help them investigate why the population of toads in the UK is declining. Habitat destruction, road deaths, pollution and pesticides are all ...

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Thursday 28 March 2019

Demolition degree students scoop construction awards

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton degree course was recognised at a national awards ceremony recently when three of its students scooped a specialist excellence ...

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Thursday 28 March 2019

Workshop highlights how to make clothes in a sustainable fashion

The Wolverhampton School of Art is holding a free workshop in its Fashion Lab to highlight the issue of sustainable fashion.The ‘S4S Stitched Up!’ workshop is taking ...

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LOWRI-BARCELONA

Thursday 28 March 2019

VIDEO: Football captain's trip of a lifetime

A team captain from the University of Wolverhampton scored a trip of a lifetime to go behind the scenes at an international football stadium. Student Lowri Walker was one of a ...

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Zhraa-Alhaboby

Friday 29 March 2019

Academic research contributes to a House of Commons report on cyber victimisation

Cyber harassment and abuse of people with long term chronic conditions and disabilities is leading to an increase in mental and physical health problems, new research has ...

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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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