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Real-life work challenges tackled by school students

School students were given a real taste of the world of work through a placement activity week organised by a leading engineering firm and the University of Wolverhampton.

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Ground-breaking fitness and rehabilitation techniques to help dancers avoid injury

Ground-breaking fitness and rehabilitation techniques to help dancers avoid injury have been developed by Elmhurst Ballet School in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampton.

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Businesses help to get on track for HS2

A new programme has been launched to help regional businesses to tap into potential contracts for HS2.

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Global recognition for mathematicians at University

Mathematicians at the University of Wolverhampton have been ranked number one in the world for their research.

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Music student makes the grade at prestigious summer school

A music student from the University of Wolverhampton has been selected to take part in a prestigious summer school course.

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Students to offer free family law and divorce advice at legal advice clinic

Free advice about family law and divorce issues will be available at a special clinic run by University of Wolverhampton students.

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Honorary graduates celebrated

Leading lights from the worlds of music, sport, art and business were honoured at a special University of Wolverhampton event.

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Live museum project builds knowledge of construction careers

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.

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Big SMILEs for sports event

More than 250 school pupils with special educational needs took part in a range of fun sports activities at the University of Wolverhampton.

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University safety checks following Grenfell

The University of Wolverhampton has conducted safety checks of all of its sleeping accommodation in the wake of the Grenfell fire.

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Photographer exhibits his photographic series ‘Songs For The Deaf’

A University of Wolverhampton Photography degree student has taken part in a celebration of photographic talent in Yorkshire.

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Student gets top marks for trophy designs

A University of Wolverhampton student received top marks for designing bespoke awards at a prestigious business ceremony recently.

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University to host sports open day

People interested in studying or playing sports at the University of Wolverhampton are invited to a special open day.

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Wolves in Wolves’ sculpture highlights suicide prevention

A wolf sculpture dedicated to suicide prevention and mental health awareness has been created in Wolverhampton with support from the city’s University.

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University of Wolverhampton just the job for graduates

Graduates from the University of Wolverhampton are proving to be highly employable after a new report revealed record numbers go into jobs or further study after they leave.

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Art school students have designs on success at top London event

Talented art school graduates from the University of Wolverhampton have designs on success at the New Designers (ND) event in London.

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New Intelligent Transport System to provide solutions to urban congestion

Academics are working on developing intelligent transport systems to ease congestion around the Birmingham area and help travellers avoid lengthy delays.

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STEM event has the right formula for inspiring females

The University of Wolverhampton showed it has the right formula for inspiring females when it joined forces with Formula 1 giant, Mercedes Grand Prix

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Theatre secures funding and gains national portfolio recognition

The Arena Theatre has secured almost £1/2 million funding after its successful application to join the National Portfolio for the Arts Council.

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“Awesome” event encourages girls to consider STEM subjects

More than 130 girls tried out finger printing and lie detecting as part of a special event at the University of Wolverhampton to nurture an interest in STEM subjects.

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University shares entrepreneurship expertise in Latin America

University of Wolverhampton experts will be sharing tips and ideas around entrepreneurship with institutions in Colombia, Peru and Argentina as part of a new project.

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Film students go in the right direction with disability film award

Two University of Wolverhampton students bagged first place at a unique film festival hosted by Business Disability Forum in London recently.

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Musician of note celebrates 70 years of music at university

Students and staff were joined by a musician of note recently in celebration of over 70 years of music teaching at the University of Wolverhampton.

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SCI-FEST sparks interest in STEM subjects

The University of Wolverhampton is putting on a festival to spark interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

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Engineering graduate zooms into dream career

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has raced ahead of the competition to secure a job with the world famous Morgan Motor Company in Malvern.

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Top award for nursing student

An inspirational University of Wolverhampton nursing student has been honoured for her passion and commitment to nursing in her community at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Expert shares insights into running science

Expertise from a University of Wolverhampton professor is featured in a new book focused on the science of running.

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Project seeks to improve healthcare services for Deaf people in Wolverhampton

A new research project to help improve health and social care services for Deaf people in Wolverhampton is urging people to share their experiences.

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Budding entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to reach national final

An innovative new app which could be part of the next generation of pop-up books has won a regional Young Enterprise competition hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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University staff get on their bikes to raise cash

Staff from the University of Wolverhampton got on their bikes to raise money for a local charity recently.

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23 September 2017

Graduation Party 2017

A chance to put those glad-rags on and party with fellow alumni!

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02 October 2017

Dementia Awareness

University of Wolverhampton is pleased to provide a 2-hour free event for carers, individuals, colleagues, support groups and health professionals.

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18 October 2017

University Of Wolverhampton Lecture - Nature’s biodegradable polymers: Made by people for people – Dr Iza Radecka & Professor Marek Kowalczuk. 18th October art 5pm

The University of Wolverhampton Lecture Series aims to support the dissemination of the world class research carried out at the University of Wolverhampton to its industry, community and charity partners, as well as the local community. The lecture series draws on the expertise of our researchers,

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25 October to 26 October 2017

Annual Student and Graduate Recruitment Fair 2017

Meet a range of employers on-campus offering part-time jobs, industrial placements, graduate jobs, volunteering and International opportunities

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01 November 2017

Who cares wins? Examining sustainability in supply chain management

Prof. Claire Hannibal is Professor is Operations Management at the University of Wolverhampton Business School

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13 December 2017

University Carol Service

All are welcome for the University Carol Service. There will be carols to sing, the account of the first Christmas to listen to as well as contributions from various members of the University community in song and signing.

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25 January 2018

University of Wolverhampton Lecture: Putting Science into Policy - Peter Chruchill

The University of Wolverhampton Lecture Series aims to support the dissemination of the world class research carried out at the University of Wolverhampton to its industry, community and charity partners, as well as the local community. The lecture series draws on the expertise of our researchers,

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‘The Girls of the Period Playing Ball’: The Hidden History of Women’s Football 1869 – 2015

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Professor of Sport Jean Williams takes a look at the history of women's football, which once saw women banned from competing

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Wolves Photofest 2017 - Yasmin Qureshi

Wednesday 12 July 2017

Yasmin Qureshi, Photography degree student, blogs about the Wolves PhotoFest.

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Cyber Security - How Secure is Your Business?

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Katie Wood, senior lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton, discusses the topic of cyber security and how IT skills gaps in your business could put it at risk.

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Modern Politics Returns to the 1970s

Wednesday 14 June 2017

With a strong Labour campaign and an unexpected outcome, it looks like a return to the 1970s for modern politics. And that’s no bad thing, says Professor of Labour and Social History Keith Gildart.

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Theresa May must resist playing politics with terrorism

Tuesday 06 June 2017

Theresa May has a serious terrorist problem in her hands – there’s no question about it. In the space of less than three months, the UK has suffered 3 terrorist attacks, resulting in 32 deaths and there is most probably more to come, if we are being brutally honest with ourselves.

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As the Manchester Arena attack shows, terrorism has changed for good

Tuesday 23 May 2017

The threat of indiscriminate terror, even if our intelligence and police work improves a great deal, will be with us for some time. That's why we must understand its root causes rather than just try to defend against it.

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After the NHS hacking - who is really to blame?

Monday 15 May 2017

So the NHS got hacked last Friday. Already evidence of “the blame game” is beginning to appear. Why were the NHS using outdated / unpatched systems? Why did the NSA “loose” a cyber weapon? Why did Microsoft stop patching XP?

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Who will Protect Us from Westminster?

Monday 08 May 2017

The Precarious Position of Human Rights Protection in the UK after Brexit

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Professor of Security comments on the Westminster Attacks

Thursday 23 March 2017

Professor George Kassimeris, Professor of Security Studies at the University of Wolverhampton, has been researching and writing on terrorism and political violence for more than 20 years.

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Martin McGuinness: A tale of two halves?

Tuesday 21 March 2017

The death of Martin McGuinness will inevitably lead to a period of reflection on both his personal activities and his legacy.

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International Women’s Day

Thursday 16 March 2017

For International Women’s Day, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Professor of Science Education Nazira Karodia presented the University of Wolverhampton’s first Athena Swan Gilkison lecture. The event celebrated the University’s female professors. Here, Professor Karodia summarises some challenges in STEM education and the future.

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Out of Sight: Regulation, Social Control and the Criminalisation of Homelessness

Friday 10 March 2017

A Coventry man has just been sentenced to four weeks in jail for being homeless and begging in a car park.[i] Professor Kate Moss asks: ‘Is this a good use of prison and does this approach demonstrate good governance or public policy?’

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Apprenticeships - what goes around comes around?

Monday 06 March 2017

When the Statute of Artificiers was passed in 1563, there were many more apprentices in the City of London than there were university students or graduates.

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Life lessons: What England men’s Six Nations rugby team teaches us about resilience

Monday 27 February 2017

In a modern society where tolerance of failure can be low and fear of failure paralysing, it is important to learn how to manage adversity. England Rugby has shown that it is possible to create a climate where growth follows failure. This is something everybody can learn from.

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Trump's vendetta against the US media is about political survival

Monday 27 February 2017

The on-going toxic vendetta between President Trump and the American media establishment (New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, and NBC etc.) regarding fake news, alternative facts, lies and hypocrisy has to do with only one thing: political survival.

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Left behind or out in front?

Monday 20 February 2017

An article published in the Guardian last week asked what would happen if a university went bust.

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Avoiding Hackers – When is the best time to patch?

Wednesday 08 February 2017

Tony Proctor gives his expert opinion on why not upgrading to the latest software can leave websites vulnerable to hacking.

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“350 years and a Civil War too late to Broaden the Exercise of the Prerogative:” Brexit and the Judgement of the UK Supreme Court.

Friday 27 January 2017

Recently we blogged about the High Court ruling regarding the challenge to Theresa May’s ability to trigger Article 50

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Comment on tube strikes

Monday 09 January 2017

The immediate cause of the current 24-hour tube strike on the London Underground is about staffing levels and associated society issues.

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How will HE tackle the big issues in 2017?

Wednesday 04 January 2017

Brexit means Brexit and we will have to help Theresa May make the best of it, says Andy Westwood

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Why Hygge Is The Word That Sums Up 2016

Wednesday 04 January 2017

In the list of new words to enter the dictionary in 2016 - Trumpism, Brexit, post-truth - hygge seems somewhat out of place. Or does it?

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Brexit, Article 50 and some ‘Old Chestnuts’: Constitutional Law comes to Life.

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Professor Kate Moss and Lynn Ellison, from the University of Wolverhampton’s Law School, take an in-depth look at Article 50.

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M&S store closures: "Cost cutting exercises are often about keeping shareholders happy."

Tuesday 08 November 2016

Expert comment on the news that retail giant Marks and Spencer is to close 60 stores in the UK

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Multilingual Europe - the role of sign languages

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Dr Christopher Stone, Senior Lecturer (Interpreting and Deaf Studies), recently spoke in the European Parliament

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Cyber Security – Can we predict the future from the past?

Wednesday 28 September 2016

Where do the future cyber threats lie?

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The Burkini Ban and the Dangerous Consequences of Coercive Undressing

Thursday 01 September 2016

Images of armed police supervising the undressing of a Muslim woman on a Nice beach have gone viral in the last few days. The officers were apparently upholding the ban on the ‘burkini’, a swimsuit that covers the legs, arms and hair, and is contentious because of its religious connotations, read as provocative to the secular values of the French state.

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How to Make the Most of Open Days

Tuesday 16 August 2016

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Advice for ‘A’ Level Results Day

Tuesday 16 August 2016

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A Couple of Days' Work in Gaza

Thursday 04 August 2016

Professor of Digital Learning John Traxler, is working with The United Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) to support education efforts where schools are running within areas of conflict. Here, he recounts one of many experiences working in these conditions.

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Out of Sight: Regulation, Social Control and the Criminalisation of Homelessness

Tuesday 26 July 2016

Despite charitable support and awareness-raising, homelessness is still being criminalised in many areas.

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Live museum project builds knowledge of construction careers

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.

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Big SMILEs for sports event

More than 250 school pupils with special educational needs took part in a range of fun sports activities at the University of Wolverhampton.

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University of Wolverhampton just the job for graduates

Graduates from the University of Wolverhampton are proving to be highly employable after a new report revealed record numbers go into jobs or further study after they leave.