2015 News Articles

Tuesday 22 December 2015

West End star offers students dance and acting tips

First year Musical Theatre students at the Performance Hub, Walsall Campus, were given dance tips by acclaimed actor and dancer, Layton Williams.

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

China visit shares medical good practice

University of Wolverhampton Reader, Dr Ruoling Chen, visited three medical universities in China recently to share information on medical research and teaching practice.

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

Student medal success in British Judo Championships

University of Wolverhampton trained judo players achieved outstanding results at the sport’s British Championships.

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

Graduate returns to University to coach on interview techniques

A graduate returns to campus to coach final year students on interview techniques

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

University race team on track to improve performance

The University of Wolverhampton’s Racing Team (UWR) trialled a new battery at an engineering test day recently.

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Monday 21 December 2015

Lecture curries favour with chemistry cooking display

Food Glorious Food winner, Chef Rahila Hussain helped University of Wolverhampton Professor Nazira Karodia curry favour with former students.

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Monday 21 December 2015

Graduate behind first British Sign Language sitcom

A graduate of the University of Wolverhampton will see his new sitcom broadcast on Christmas Eve on BSLTV.

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Thursday 17 December 2015

New building names formally unveiled

The University has renamed two of its main buildings at its City Campus.

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Thursday 17 December 2015

Former student gives script advice on the highs and lows of Hollywood

University graduate, Bobby Lee Darby, has written his way to success as a screenwriter in Hollywood and recently gave an inspiring guest lecture.

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Thursday 17 December 2015

New centre given seal of approval by African delegation

The University's new Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership has been given the official seal of approval by a delegation of partner visitors from Africa.

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Wednesday 16 December 2015

Sports student in Judo medal haul

University Sports Coaching student, Jack Hodgson, added a recent bronze medal win to a growing list of accolades.

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Friday 11 December 2015

Flagship manufacturing centre to come to Springfield

The Black Country LEP has approved £7.6m funding a new flagship manufacturing skills centre at the University, new Springfield Campus.

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Friday 04 December 2015

London calling for new University regional officer

Currently the University has regional offices in locations including India, Oman, Malaysia, China, Nigeria and Vietnam and has now added London to that list.

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Wednesday 02 December 2015

Benefits support scheme receives top award from legal society

A unique scheme through which University law students help vulnerable people to challenge decisions over their benefits has received an award from the city's Law Society.

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Friday 27 November 2015

African entrepreneurship centre to be celebrated

The Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL)which supports entrepreneurship and democratic governance in Africa is to be formally launched

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Thursday 26 November 2015

Lecturer to debate migrant human trafficking at international conference

An expert on human trafficking from the University will debate the current threats to migrants at a conference in Luxembourg this week.

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Thursday 26 November 2015

Christmas lectures aimed at prospective primary school teachers

Potential primary school teachers can find out more about how to engage pupils in the classroom through a series of lectures at the University.

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Wednesday 25 November 2015

Black Friday – is it a clever marketing ploy or a retail disaster?

In the local high streets and shopping centres store after store have sales on.

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Thursday 19 November 2015

Secondary schools take part in Sportfest 2015

Over 150 secondary pupils from across the West Midlands took part in a festival of sport at the University.

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Thursday 19 November 2015

Health professions Open Day opens its doors in Burton

The University’s Burton Health Education Centre will open its doors to prospective future students this weekend.

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

Terrorism and Political Violence

George Kassimeris - The very first thing I tell my students who choose to take my ‘Terrorism and Political Violence’ class is that terrorism never ends.

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

University marks Global Entrepreneurship Week with series of events

The world’s largest celebration of creativity and innovation – Global Entrepreneurship Week (16 – 20 November) – will be marked at the University.

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

Drones in modern warfare under discussion at University lecture

Drones – and how they have come to occupy such a large presence in recent conflicts across the world – will come under the spotlight at a lecture at the University.

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Friday 13 November 2015

New University Centre brings business support to Hereford

An award-winning business support service has opened in the heart of Hereford’s Enterprise Zone, run by the University.

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Wednesday 11 November 2015

University of Turin students welcomed to Wolverhampton

Students from the University of Turin, Italy, have participated in a month-long visit programme with the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 11 November 2015

Tours around new Business School and Telford at Open Day

Visitors to the University’s Open Day this Saturday (14 November) will have the chance to tour the new £18 million Business School

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Tuesday 10 November 2015

Students learn about sports economics at Molineux Stadium

Sports module students at the University’s Business School have turned theory into practice by undertaking lessons at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.

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Monday 09 November 2015

Statement following the death of Angad Paul

The University would like to express its sincere condolences to the family of its Chancellor, Lord Swraj Paul, following the death of his son Angad on Sunday.

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Thursday 05 November 2015

New University Centre brings business support to Hereford

An award-winning business support service is opening in the heart of Hereford’s Enterprise Zone this month, run by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 05 November 2015

Accreditation strengthens MBA diploma

The University’s Master of Business Administration has been officially accredited by the CMI for its extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

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Tuesday 03 November 2015

Building students take on project with historic Wolverhampton church

Students at the University of Wolverhampton are giving valuable input into the protection, restoration and future of a historic church in the city.

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Tuesday 03 November 2015

New members join University governing body

The University has appointed three new members to its Board of Governors.

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Monday 02 November 2015

Science Park celebrates 20 successful years as it enters next phase

Businesses will gather to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the University Science Park as the science park prepares to enter its latest phase of development.

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Thursday 29 October 2015

Hollywood casting director shares film industry expertise with students

A leading film industry casting director has shared her top tips on how to get into the industry with students at the University

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Monday 26 October 2015

Graduate’s film selected for Africa International Film Festival

A graduate, who has set up his own film and television post-production company, is set to showcase his film at an international festival in Nigeria

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Friday 16 October 2015

Alumni bring the Bitesize set to University

University of Wolverhampton graduates from the Faculty of Arts have been commissioned to film an educational series for BBC Bitesize.

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Friday 16 October 2015

Local businesses input into University Centre Telford provision at launch event

Developing skills and professional development for economic growth in Telford came under the spotlight at the business launch of UTC at Southwater One.

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Friday 16 October 2015

Crystal Lecture 2015

The University of Wolverhampton will be welcoming back its special annual lecture which, this year, welcomes the President of CMI, Mike Clasper as keynote speaker

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Thursday 15 October 2015

Podium finish at season end for University’s racing team

The University’s Racing team has finished its first competing season, with a podium finish of 3rd place in its final race at Oulton Park.

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Thursday 15 October 2015

Trio join together in new partnership to promote the city

The University, Wolves and The Mander Centre have joined forces to help promote and celebrate the best of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 12 October 2015

The new female President

Glynis Hampton from the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University has been appointed as the new President of Quantity Surveyors International (QSi).

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Wednesday 07 October 2015

University and Bucks team up in deal

The University has announced a new sponsorship deal with AFC Telford United as part of its growing presence in the area.

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Wednesday 07 October 2015

Mander Centre and University of Wolverhampton announce major partnership

The Mander Centre and the University have committed to a long-term partnership to create opportunities for students during the centre’s £35 million refurbishment.

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Tuesday 06 October 2015

University welcomes Choirmaster Gareth Malone for BBC show

Musical maestro Gareth Malone paid a visit to the University as part of his latest TV series, using its cutting edge facilities to get singers performance-ready.

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Tuesday 06 October 2015

University proud to sponsor Wolverhampton Pride

The University of Wolverhampton is one of the key sponsors for this weekend’s annual equality and diversity event in the city.

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Tuesday 06 October 2015

University scheme to raise aspirations for children in care

A new scheme designed to encourage more looked after children into higher education has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 05 October 2015

University pledges support for refugee crisis

The University has offered to support 20 refugees as part of a new scholarship programme.

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Friday 02 October 2015

Unions commit to working with University to upskill workforce

The University has signed an official Memorandum of Understanding with TUC unionlearn to create new opportunities for union members to develop their careers.

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Tuesday 29 September 2015

University award for Architect and TV presenter George Clarke

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 28 September 2015

Music industry supremo given University honour

A music mogul who famously signed The Stone Roses has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 28 September 2015

Engineering expert awarded honorary degree

A leading engineering director at Jaguar Land Rover has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton

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Monday 28 September 2015

Judge given University honour

A District Judge has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 28 September 2015

Renowned poet awarded honorary degree

A renowned poet has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 25 September 2015

PGCE success for Graduate Teaching Assistants

Fifteen Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) have formally received qualifications from the University to further their teaching careers.

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Friday 25 September 2015

Honour for Deaf studies pioneer

John Hay MBE, a former senior lecturer has been honoured by the University for his pioneering work with the Deaf community

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Friday 25 September 2015

Clare Short receives honour from University

Former Government Minister Clare Short has been awarded with an Honorary Degree from the University

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Thursday 24 September 2015

Lord receives University award

Former Home and Education Secretary, Lord Kenneth Baker,has been honoured by the University.

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Clare Teal

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Musician and broadcaster honoured by University

Clare Teal , a celebrated jazz singer and broadcaster has been honoured by the University.

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Janice Stevens

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Nursing leader awarded Honorary Degree

Influential nursing leader, Professor Janice Stevens CBE, has been awarded an honorary degree from the University.

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Tuesday 22 September 2015

Honorary Fellowship for former Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Jane Nelson, former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University has been honoured by the institution for her services to education.

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Tuesday 22 September 2015

University Honour for Medical Pioneer

The University has awarded, Professor Rashid Gatrad OBE, a medical pioneer from the Midlands an Honorary Degree.

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Monday 21 September 2015

Expert offers insight into current Northern Irish power sharing problem

A University of Wolverhampton academic has suggested a body to monitor paramilitary activity could offer a way forward in the current Northern Irelands power crisis.

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Friday 18 September 2015

Paralympic gold medallist receives honorary award from University

Paralympic gold medallist Danielle Brown MBE has been honoured by the University for her outstanding sporting achievements.

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Wednesday 16 September 2015

City celebrates graduation

Around 3,300 University students and their family and friends are set to attend graduation ceremonies at the city’s Grand Theatre.

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

‘Write’ honourable members – academics examine politicians’ novels

The reasons why politicians pen novels come under the spotlight in research from University academics.

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

Lecturer gives insight into life of wartime lieutenant

A history visiting lecturer will give a fascinating insight into the life of a young First World War Army Lieutenant when she speaks at a conference later this year.

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

Inspire Wolverhampton boosts graduate employment

The University of Wolverhampton is boosting employment opportunities for graduates in the city with a new placement scheme part funded by the City Council.

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

The Battle of Britain 75 Years On

Dr Peter Preston-Hough discusses the Battle of Britain 75 Years on...

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Tuesday 15 September 2015

Wolverhampton and Colombo celebrate together.

Students have celebrated their University of Wolverhampton graduation in ceremonies taking place in Sri Lanka.

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Wednesday 09 September 2015

Inspectors praise University academy

Woodhouse Primary Academy in Quinton,Birmingham,which is part of an educational trust led by the University has been praised by OFSTED.

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Tuesday 08 September 2015

Cambridge Academics welcome Wolverhampton Academics

A University of Wolverhampton Professor will be taking part in a special conference taking place in Cambridge this month.

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Thursday 03 September 2015

Eye-catching artwork on display to public

More than 50 graduating Master’s will be showcasing their work to the public in a Glasswork exhibition

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Tuesday 01 September 2015

University of Wolverhampton graduate gains a Beijing bronze

Jarryd Dunn,a British athlete who recently graduated from the University has won a bronze medal in Beijing.

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Tuesday 01 September 2015

University hosts social networking in cyberspace conference

Experts from around the world will attend a major social networking conference at the University.

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Friday 28 August 2015

Former city brewery site to be transformed

Work is due to start on the multi-million pound transformation of a derelict brewery site into a centre of excellence for construction education.

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Friday 28 August 2015

Lamp procession for celebratory nursing ceremony

Student nurses will take part in a ‘lamp procession’ as part of a special celebration to mark the end of their studies at the University.

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Tuesday 18 August 2015

New prototyping centre plans move step forward

Plans for a new £10.1m centre providing high specification laboratory and workshop space for science and engineering businesses in Wolverhampton have been submitted.

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Clearing 2015

Thursday 13 August 2015

University gears up for busy time during Clearing

Staff from the University will be on hand to give advice and guidance

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Wednesday 12 August 2015

Satisfaction on the up at Wolverhampton

Satisfaction levels of students at the University have risen according to the results of a new national survey.

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Wednesday 12 August 2015

Youth Zone welcomes University gift

The University has announced it is to support a new city project designed to giving young people opportunities.

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Monday 10 August 2015

Wolverhampton students give free legal advice

University law students have helped secure more than £600,000 in benefits for disadvantaged and vulnerable claimants.

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Monday 10 August 2015

University Centre Telford set to offer outstanding results day support

Expert staff will be on hand in Telford town centre to offer advice and guidance to students picking up their exam results this week.

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Monday 10 August 2015

University honours inspirational individuals

Inspirational people are set to be honoured by the University at this year’s graduation ceremonies.

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Friday 07 August 2015

University celebrates 40 years of KTP initiative

The University will host a celebratory event to mark the 40th anniversary of a successful scheme which boosts businesses through academic collaboration.

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Thursday 06 August 2015

Student’s poster design will highlight obesity problems

A thought-provoking poster has been designed by a University art student as part of a campaign to tackle obesity.

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Wednesday 05 August 2015

Senior Lecturer wins big

A senior lecturer at the University has received an award for outstanding contribution to research is his field.

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Monday 03 August 2015

Progressing to success

College students from across the West Midlands have reaped the rewards of their hard work with the help of a scholarship to support their studies at the University

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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Condolence Message: Dr Abdul Kalam

The University of Wolverhampton is sad to announce the death of former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on Monday, 27 July 2015.

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Tuesday 28 July 2015

Exhibitions galore for Wolverhampton Students

Arts graduates from the University of Wolverhampton are among the few to be selected for the New Arts West Midlands 2016 exhibitions.

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Monday 27 July 2015

Graduate fast track to international success

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has been shortlisted for the Hasselblad Masters Competition.

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Monday 27 July 2015

Sculpting for success

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has been selected as part of an international awards competition

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Thursday 23 July 2015

National push to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds welcomed

A new drive to ensure students from diverse backgrounds succeed in higher education has been welcomed by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 20 July 2015

International interest for innovative web based app

A web based app created by the University of Wolverhampton to help deaf media professionals across Europe has been showcased internationally

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Monday 20 July 2015

International acclaim for University researcher

A University of Wolverhampton academic has won international commendation for his research into family businesses.

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International Academy launch

Friday 17 July 2015

Cultural celebrations at International Academy Launch

A packed cultural programme took place to celebrate the University of Wolverhampton’s new International Academy at its Telford Innovation Campus.

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Monday 13 July 2015

Launch for initiative to raise pupil aspirations

A new higher education network which aims to raise school pupils’ aspirations is being officially launched.

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Wednesday 08 July 2015

European recognition for Rebecca

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has won a prestigious European award for her inspirational work in quantity surveying

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Wednesday 08 July 2015

Here's to achievement

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a glitzy evening celebration filled with food, presentations and lots of shiny awards

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Wednesday 08 July 2015

Achievements of businesses showcased at awards night

The University has celebrated business excellence in the region at a glittering awards ceremony

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Monday 06 July 2015

New fund launched to boost regional economy

A new £4.2m University fund which will help create hundreds of jobs and promote growth has been officially launched.

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Thursday 02 July 2015

University of Wolverhampton just the job for graduates

The number of students from the University obtaining jobs or going onto further study following graduation is at record levels.

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Wednesday 01 July 2015

SciFest is back!

The University of Wolverhampton is gearing up for an event filled with experiments, explosions and a very big robot.

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Tuesday 30 June 2015

National recognition for student essay

A Construction Management student from the University of Wolverhampton has achieved national recognition for her academic work.

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Tuesday 30 June 2015

Opening evening puts spotlight on martial arts coaching

People with a passion for martial arts can find out more about a new degree at the University of Wolverhampton at an open evening this week.

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Monday 29 June 2015

Rewards for an award designer

A University of Wolverhampton student has reaped the rewards of his success with new careers opportunities after designing the awards for a West Midlands ceremony.

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Friday 26 June 2015

Student takes top prize in classic children’s book cover brief

University student, Lucie Williams, has won a national competition to design a cover for a classic children’s book.

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Thursday 25 June 2015

University Business Awards recognise outstanding achievement

Business excellence will be celebrated by the University at an awards ceremony.

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Thursday 25 June 2015

University sponsors Boyzone concert

The University of Wolverhampton is one of the major sponsors for Boyzone’s headline show in Telford this weekend as it continues its investment in the town.

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Wednesday 24 June 2015

Recognition for innovative science building

The University’s new £22 million Rosalind Franklin Science Centre has received recognition from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

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Wednesday 24 June 2015

Student scoops national prize for academic writing

A University of Wolverhampton student has won a prestigious national prize for her academic writing.

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Tuesday 23 June 2015

University students in national design show

Students from the University will be showcasing their artistic talent in a prestigious national design show in London.

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Monday 22 June 2015

To University and back, in a spacecraft

The University of Wolverhampton welcomed schools to a prize giving ceremony for team spacecraft designs

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Monday 22 June 2015

FAIM comes to the Midlands

The University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Science and Engineering will be hosting a three day international conference.

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Monday 22 June 2015

New international work placement opportunities for students

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded over 600,000 Euros to provide new international work placements opportunities for students and graduates.

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Friday 19 June 2015

Business partnership leads to national award nomination

The University of Wolverhampton and ZF Lemforder UK have been nominated in the Adult Learners Week Regional Awards for 2015.

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Thursday 18 June 2015

Health Experts investigate the future of NHS leadership.

A Nursing academic has been appointed to play a central role in an inquiry committee looking at the future of the NHS.

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Wednesday 17 June 2015

Celebrating innovation for SPEED Plus 2015

Members of staff and beneficiaries of the SPEED Plus project will be celebrating its success to date in a celebration event for 2015.

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Monday 15 June 2015

University racing team celebrates first place

The University Racing team took to the winner’s podium for the first time at the weekend at the famed Silverstone race circuit.

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Friday 12 June 2015

Graduate fashion show showcases student creations

Students saw their creations come to life on the catwalk as part of the University's Graduate Fashion Show.

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Friday 12 June 2015

Burton opens doors to future nurses

The University of Wolverhampton’s Burton Campus will open its doors to prospective future students on its upcoming open day.

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Thursday 11 June 2015

Flying high with the Cosford Air Show

University of Wolverhampton experts will be sharing their insights into the history and science by taking part in this year’s RAF Cosford Air Show.

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Wednesday 10 June 2015

University to host war series lecture

The loss of air superiority in the Far East during the Second World War will be the focus of a lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 08 June 2015

University to host commissioning masterclass

A masterclass for people involved in commissioning public services will be held at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 05 June 2015

Reforming FIFA: We Have a Long Way to Go

Since Sepp Blatter announced his FIFA resignation, there;s been much media coverage welcoming this event, however, there is little to rejoice about...

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Tuesday 02 June 2015

Hi-tech labs revolutionise science education at University

Students are benefiting from a flexible approach to lectures within the pioneering hi-tech labs at the University's new £22 million Rosalind Franklin Science Centre.

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Monday 01 June 2015

Shrewsbury Student helps save Village

A University of Wolverhampton student has helped to stop plans from going ahead for building developments in her village.

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Monday 01 June 2015

Staffordshire based student named as National Illustration competition winner

A University of Wolverhampton Illustration student has been named as the big winner of an Illustration competition.

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Friday 29 May 2015

University to host global partnership event in Malaysia

The University is to host a special event in Malaysia to celebrate its work with international partners in increasing access to higher education.

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Thursday 28 May 2015

New business building to be named after University Chancellor

The University’s new business school development is to be named the Lord Swraj Paul Building, it has been announced.

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Thursday 28 May 2015

Discover stop animation at University event for all the family

Animators from Shaun the Sheep and the original Beatles Yellow Submarine film will talk about their work as part of an event for Artsfest.

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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Launch for University’s School of Art

The University will celebrate its rich artistic heritage and welcome a new era of arts at a special event next week.

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Thursday 21 May 2015

University student shortlisted for prestigious annual Design Award

Lucie Williams, a student at the University, has been shortlisted by Penguin Random House UK for its prestigious annual Design Award.

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Thursday 21 May 2015

Theatres for All Project comes to Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre will be partnering up with an international arts company to run a new theatre Project.

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Thursday 21 May 2015

European Playwriting Project to take off in Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre will be working in collaboration with Creative Europe this year with the second of two Small Scale Cooperation projects.

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Wednesday 20 May 2015

University takes part in Multiplier Conference to promote their Language project

International Academy Staff at the University of Wolverhampton present their EU funded project at a Multiplier Conference in Cáceres, Spain.

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Friday 15 May 2015

New University Centre opens up to Telford public for fun day

A community day is being held this weekend to showcase what the new University Centre Telford has to offer.

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Thursday 14 May 2015

The Student Nursing Times Awards

Members of staff and students from the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing celebrated the success of their hard work this month...

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Thursday 14 May 2015

Dementia Awareness Week in Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton will be hosting events across it’s campuses to support Dementia Awareness Week.

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Barry Whitehouse, Sally Woods of Compton Hospice, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Miceal Barden and module lecturers John Bates and Bob Almond.

Wednesday 13 May 2015

Enterprising students get creative to boost local charities

Business students from the University raised more than £20,000 for charity as part of learning about enterprise.

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Wednesday 13 May 2015

University of Wolverhampton plays key role in National Holiday Confidence Index

Pre-election worries may have accounted for the mood of uncertainty picked up by the latest Holiday Confidence Index...

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Tuesday 12 May 2015

University unveils ambitious major investment plan

The University has announced details of a £250m plan to invest in education, training and to support economic growth.

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Tuesday 12 May 2015

National Awards recognise a winning partnership

A programme to develop both the University of Wolverhampton and ZF Lemforder UK has led to a big win in the National EEF Awards.

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Monday 11 May 2015

Celebration of University sporting achievements

University student sporting teams and players were celebrated at an annual end of year awards.

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Monday 11 May 2015

Research Award for University Professor

An academic from the University of Wolverhampton has been unearthed as one of the big winners of a notable international award.

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Friday 08 May 2015

Employment and Volunteering Awards 2015

The Employment and Volunteering Awards made a return this year to the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 08 May 2015

University strengthens links with India

A delegation from the University of Wolverhampton met with Government ministers and royalty during a successful trip India to strengthen partnerships and education links.

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Friday 08 May 2015

The New Age of Healthcare education

A University of Wolverhampton Professor will be collaborating with a visiting scholar from Kazakhstan to develop a new kind of healthcare education course.

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Thursday 07 May 2015

Italian Students visit Telford

An international visit took place in April giving Italian students the opportunity to explore the Midlands and beyond.

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Thursday 30 April 2015

University praised by education watchdogs

The University has been praised for the quality of its teaching and learning following an audit by education watchdogs.

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Thursday 30 April 2015

Professor to discuss ‘Improbable War’

A renowned Professor will visit the University of Wolverhampton next week to discuss the possibility of conflict between the US and China.

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Thursday 30 April 2015

Innovative nursing teaching shortlisted for award

Collaborative teaching has led to the University of Wolverhampton being shortlisted for a national nursing education award.

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Wednesday 29 April 2015

Event to celebrate culture in Wolverhampton

A celebration of different cultures featuring music, dance and traditional food will take place at the University of Wolverhampton this week.

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Wednesday 29 April 2015

Students train as Cyber Warriors

University of Wolverhampton computing students have trained as ‘cyber warriors’ in a bid to tackle hackers and boost their career prospects.

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Tuesday 28 April 2015

Showcasing Student Fundraising Efforts

Students from the University of Wolverhampton will reap the rewards of their success in an exhibition to showcase and celebrate their charity achievements.

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Tuesday 28 April 2015

University launches arts festival

A new arts festival to celebrate the creative and cultural life of the region is being launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 28 April 2015

University offers support to students following Nepal earthquake

Nepalese students at the University of Wolverhampton are being offered support following this weekend’s devastating earthquake.

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Monday 27 April 2015

University to celebrate arts and culture at House of Lords

The University is to celebrate the arts and creative industries at a prestigious event at the House of Lords.

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Friday 24 April 2015

Open day for fire and rescue course

People who are interested in pursuing a career in the fire and rescue service are invited to an open day.

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Friday 24 April 2015

Wolverhampton academic to feature in BBC documentary

A University of Wolverhampton war studies expert is to feature in a BBC documentary about the Gallipoli Campaign.

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Friday 17 April 2015

Charity challenges for Abigail

A University student is taking part in two charity events as part of her bid to be crowned Miss Black Country.

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Wednesday 15 April 2015

University in multi-million pound engineering investment

The University has announced it is investing £12m in new state-of-the-art facilities and courses to help create the next generation of skilled engineers.

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Wednesday 15 April 2015

Acclaimed politics Professor to give insight into leadership

An internationally-renowned politics professor will offer insight into political leadership when he visits the University next week.

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Monday 13 April 2015

University to bring business know-how to Hereford

The University has announced it is to set up its award winning business support service at the heart of Hereford’s Enterprise Zone.

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Monday 13 April 2015

Graduates launch unique sports website and app

Budding athletes are set to benefit from a new sport and exercise app designed by two University of Wolverhampton graduates.

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Wednesday 08 April 2015

Sporting fun on offer for families

A fun day will encourage families to get active as part of a festival of sport at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 08 April 2015

Chancellor Lord Paul gifts £1m to the University

The University is delighted to announce that it has received a £1m (Rupees 10 crores) donation from its Chancellor, the Rt. Hon. Lord Paul of Marylebone PC

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Thursday 02 April 2015

Bravery accolade winner in third graduation

A heroine who was awarded one of the highest awards in the land for bravery has celebrated her third graduation from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 02 April 2015

Visit to strengthen relationships in India

A delegation from the University is to visit India to further strengthen education and business links and build new relationships.

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Wednesday 01 April 2015

University works on projects to tackle youth unemployment

A new training app is being developed by University of Wolverhampton academics to tackle unemployment among young people by encouraging them to launch their own business.

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Tuesday 31 March 2015

New partnership with Ethiopian University

A new partnership to work together on research and teaching opportunities has been agreed between the University of Wolverhampton and an Ethiopian institution.

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Tuesday 31 March 2015

Honour for sugar treatment researcher

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton lecturer who is researching the healing effect of sugar on wounds has received a prestigious international accolade.

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Monday 30 March 2015

Plans to redevelop former brewery site submitted

Multi-million pound plans to transform a former brewery site and create a hub for construction education in Wolverhampton have now been submitted.

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Monday 30 March 2015

University and Carillion join forces

The University of Wolverhampton and Carillion have signed a new agreement which will see them working together more closely in the future.

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Friday 27 March 2015

Hustings event to highlight Sikh Manifesto

Hustings event to highlight Sikh Manifesto

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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Award for partnership with automotive company

A partnership between the University of Wolverhampton and a leading automotive company to develop training opportunities has won a prestigious manufacturing award.

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Monday 23 March 2015

Debate to discuss poverty in Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton will be hosting a guest talk focused on poverty in the Black Country this week. .

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Friday 20 March 2015

Wolverhampton graduate named as one of the winners for New Arts West Midlands competition

A Fine Art graduate from The University of Wolverhampton has been named as one of The New Art West Midlands competition winners.

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Friday 20 March 2015

School students Pitch for business challenge

Entrepreneurs of tomorrow from schools across the Midlands will be pitching their bright ideas to business leaders at a University of Wolverhampton enterprise event.

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Thursday 19 March 2015

University’s racing car gets first outing

The University of Wolverhampton’s racing car has taken its first successful run around the famous track at Donnington Park.

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Wednesday 18 March 2015

Award recognises efforts of big-hearted students

The University of Wolverhampton has received a prestigious award in recognition of the phenomenal voluntary work undertaken by students in the community.

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Monday 09 March 2015

New air power lecture series launched

Official squeamishness and the Bomber Offensive of the Second World War will be the focus of a prestigious lecture hosted by the University.

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Tuesday 03 March 2015

Academic’s research to form part of major new exhibition

Research conducted by a University of Wolverhampton academic into the Lord Baldwin Fund for Refugees will feature in a major national exhibition.

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Monday 02 March 2015

University hosts 11th Annual Justice Service

Legal representatives and high profile dignitaries will process through the city centre as part of the University’s annual Justice Service being held later this month.

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Monday 02 March 2015

Lord Winston to inspire audience at UTC Open Evening

Lord Robert Winston will inspire healthcare professionals of the future when he gives a special talk to promote the new Health Futures University Technical College.

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Wednesday 25 February 2015

Wolverhampton helps bring Shaun the Sheep to life

Richard Phelan, a University graduate has played a leading role in transforming a furry star from small screen sheep to a big screen celebrity.

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Wednesday 25 February 2015

University to improve Walsall Campus access following investment

The University plans to make its Walsall Campus more accessible to the public following investment of more than £50 million in the site.

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Friday 20 February 2015

University of Wolverhampton students came top in national awards

Talented University students have received national recognition for success in their specialist areas.

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Friday 20 February 2015

University teams up with RAF Museum Cosford to offer out of this world opportunities

The Faculty of Science and Engineering has teamed up with RAF Museum Cosford to launch exciting new competitions which will help schools develop their STEM profile.

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Wednesday 18 February 2015

Mauritius Registrar appointed

The University has appointed a new Registrar to drive forward the development of its branch campus in Mauritius

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Tuesday 17 February 2015

University to sponsor Deaffest

The University will be the main sponsor of Deaffest 2015, the UK’s leading Deaf-led film and arts festival.

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Monday 16 February 2015

£4.3 million awarded to boost regional economy

The University has been awarded an additional £4.3 million to help businesses in the West Midlands region to flourish and grow.

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Tuesday 10 February 2015

Top tourism rating for campus accommodation

Conference accommodation at a University of Wolverhampton campus has been given a top rating by the national tourist board, confirming the high standard of facilities.

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Monday 09 February 2015

Lord Heseltine visits city

Lord Heseltine visited the University of Wolverhampton Science Park to discuss the region’s strategy for growing business.

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Wednesday 04 February 2015

Living Schools Lab shares best practice across European Schools

Innovative ways of using technology in education are being shared among hundreds of teachers as part of a project involving the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 03 February 2015

MP impressed by business start-up scheme

MP impressed by business start-up scheme, SPEED,Rt Hon Francis Maude MP

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Tuesday 03 February 2015

University appoints new Chair of Governors

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Chair of Governors.

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Friday 30 January 2015

New partnerships forged in India

New partnerships have been agreed with education institutions and a business organisation in India as part of a special visit by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Wednesday 28 January 2015

University of Wolverhampton Design students showcase skills in national competition

University design students were selected to take part in a prestigious national competition at the London Boat Show

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Wednesday 28 January 2015

Shrewsbury gun-maker sets their sights high

A Shrewsbury-based bespoke gunmaker is hoping to double their sales thanks to support from the European funded Eureka! Moment project and the University of Wolverhampton.

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Friday 23 January 2015

Vice-Chancellor on course for Rajasthan trip

The University's Vice-Chancellor has been invited to help start one of the world’s biggest marathons.

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