February 2017

Thursday 02 February 2017

New Trainee Nursing Associate course launched

A new course which will train over 100 new nursing associates to support healthcare in the Black Country, Shropshire and Staffordshire has been officially launched.

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Thursday 02 February 2017

University awarded more than £650,000 for landmark Coal Mining industry research project

The University of Wolverhampton has been awarded more than £650,000 to undertake a major study of the British Coal industry and its subsequent demise.

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Thursday 02 February 2017

Telford opens doors on its £10 million investment

The University of Wolverhampton is opening its doors to showcase some of its new facilities in Telford following a £10 million investment in engineering.

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Thursday 02 February 2017

Course prepares international students for degree study

The University of Wolverhampton’s International Academy has helped prepare students from Oman, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and South East Asia for studying at degree level

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Thursday 02 February 2017

New Fellowship for STEM is full STEAM ahead

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a Fellow of Public Engagement for Science, Engineering and Maths (STEM)

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Thursday 02 February 2017

University reaches out at national care leavers’ conference

The University of Wolverhampton attended a national conference recently to deliver a workshop on its groundbreaking programme, Aspire2Uni.

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Thursday 02 February 2017

University showcases Degree Apprenticeships at annual show

Staff from the University of Wolverhampton Apprenticeship Hub will be showcasing the benefits of Degree Apprenticeships at the annual Apprenticeship Show

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Friday 03 February 2017

Competition names English graduate as best new poet

A University of Wolverhampton English graduate picked up a poetic accolade recently and has secured a place in a new book of poetry.

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Monday 06 February 2017

Funding for £5million rainforest project secured

A new £5million project is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton to transform the lives of people in the Congo rainforest and protect the environment.

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Monday 06 February 2017

Innovative work of special educational needs teachers to be celebrated

An event to share best practice among teachers working with children with special educational needs and disabilities is to be hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 07 February 2017

Sports students kick off coaching camps in India

Sports students from the University of Wolverhampton travelled to India to run training camps for girls from disadvantaged backgrounds at a school in Jaipur.

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Tuesday 07 February 2017

Net a place at University with special open day

The University of Wolverhampton will be holding an open day with a difference this coming weekend – for people interested in netball.

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Tuesday 07 February 2017

Community science lecturers talk about what happens when we die

Science lecturers from the University of Wolverhampton are holding an informal evening of discussion and demonstrations in a local city centre pub

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Thursday 09 February 2017

Week of events to boost career credentials

A week of special activities and events is being hosted by the University of Wolverhampton to enable students to boost their career credentials and gain new skills.

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Thursday 09 February 2017

Students speed ahead on fundraising challenge

Enterprising University of Wolverhampton students will be raising funds for five local charities as part of their coursework this year.

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Friday 10 February 2017

Sir Clive Woodward kicks off new Degree Apprenticeship for University

Sir Clive Woodward OBE, former England Rugby Union player and coach, will kick off a new Degree Apprenticeship at a Breakfast Event on Thursday 9th March 2017

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Monday 13 February 2017

Drama students take pride in theatre show production

Six first year students from the University of Wolverhampton have been treading the boards recently when they staged a theatre production

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Monday 13 February 2017

International students celebrate with graduation ceremonies

The University of Wolverhampton has celebrated with students from across the world at a number of International Graduation Ceremonies.

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Wednesday 15 February 2017

Students draw on local history for art exhibition

University of Wolverhampton Applied Arts second year degree students are exhibiting a range of glass and ceramics artwork

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Wednesday 15 February 2017

Fashion designer gives students cutting edge advice

Local fashion designer, Paul Burbridge from Burbo K’Ture, was on hand to give University of Wolverhampton students cutting edge industry advice recently.

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Monday 20 February 2017

England cricket captain Joe Root visits University

New England cricket captain Joe Root has shared his top tips with young players and fielded questions from students during a visit to the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 20 February 2017

University computer science lecturer talks technology at Google conference

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer was invited by Google to speak at the British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) held in London recently.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Collaboration with Rio lays the groundwork for environmental education

The University of Wolverhampton is collaborating with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro to help educate people on environmental issues.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Local company furnishes students with design skills

Product Design students have been furnished with a range of skills after taking part in a competition held by a local furniture design company.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Unsung Hero initiative bags place in final of the Soldiering on Awards

The University of Wolverhampton’s business-start up programme, ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’, has been announced as a finalist in the coveted Soldiering on Awards 2017.

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Monday 20 February 2017

New Challenge Academy launched to boost skills

Students will be taking on real life business challenges as part of a new project at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Gold rush for judo stars

Judo stars at the University of Wolverhampton are celebrating after scooping a haul of gold medals at a national sports competition.

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Tuesday 21 February 2017

Lecture rethinks Lawrence of Arabia

Rethinking Lawrence of Arabia will be the focus of a free public lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Tuesday 21 February 2017

New manager appointed to develop business for flagship project

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Business Development Manager for the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS)

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Wednesday 22 February 2017

Students get a taste of typeface in career talk

Inspirational designer and type champion, Sarah Hyndman, visited the University of Wolverhampton recently to speak to Visual Communications degree students

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Thursday 23 February 2017

University lecture to celebrate the work of female professors

The University of Wolverhampton will be celebrating the contribution of its female professors with a special lecture next month.

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Thursday 23 February 2017

University makes multi-million pound commitment to research

The University of Wolverhampton is investing £6m to drive forward its long-term research agenda.

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Thursday 23 February 2017

Building renamed in honour of Alan Turing

A University of Wolverhampton building has been renamed in honour of the brilliant mathematician and wartime code breaker Alan Turing.

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Friday 24 February 2017

University of Wolverhampton Statement on Death of Staff Member

The University of Wolverhampton is saddened to confirm that a woman who was killed after a serious incident in Wolverhampton was a member of its staff.

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Monday 27 February 2017

Pioneering researcher scoops top award

A pioneering lecturer from the University of Wolverhampton who is researching the healing power of sugar has scooped a top award

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Tuesday 28 February 2017

Annual service to celebrate justice

Legal representatives and dignitaries will take part in a procession through the city centre as part of the University of Wolverhampton’s annual justice service.

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Tuesday 28 February 2017

University researchers to develop mobile learning to help tackle disease outbreak in Brazil

The University of Wolverhampton is supporting work to help communities in Brazil deal with the spread of arbovirus diseases.

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Tuesday 28 February 2017

New degree course in Telford offers progression routes to higher education

The University of Wolverhampton is offering a new degree course at its site in Telford Town Centre.

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