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Former Dragon gives graduate a business boost

Tuesday 16 October 2018

A high-flying University of Wolverhampton graduate has received a business boost from entrepreneur and former Dragon’s Den judge Theo Paphitis.

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Pharmacy Students consider Leadership and Disaster Management

Monday 15 October 2018

Fourth year pharmacy students participated in a leadership workshop focused around disaster management and the role a community pharmacists can play to ensure the community have access to medications

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International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Practice (ICPRP)

Monday 15 October 2018

Dr Hana Morrissey and Professor Patrick Ball from the School of Pharmacy, were invited speakers in the 2nd International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Practice (ICPRP)

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Diversity Training Through The Voice of Blackness

Monday 15 October 2018

Victoria Showunmi from Maynooth University and UCL will deliver a talk on equality, diversity and gender

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What’s new at the University Library?

Thursday 04 October 2018

Over the summer the University Library has made a few changes. Find out about the benefits...

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BLOG: The Hidden Economics of Pedestrian Crossings

Tuesday 09 October 2018am

The location of the University of Wolverhampton means that various parts of the City Campus are separated by an inner ring road in the central areas.

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BLOG:The slow downfall of Theresa May

Wednesday 03 October 2018am

Theresa May is set to deliver her speech to the Conservative Party conference later today. As George Kassimeris explains, the event has been dominated by divisions in the party over Brexit.

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BLOG: Celebrating 25 years of sign language interpreter education

Thursday 27 September 2018pm

This month, we’re celebrating 25 years of success in sign language interpreter education and training at the University of Wolverhampton.

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STUDENT BLOG: Life as an international student

Thursday 27 September 2018pm

A few years ago I made a decision to study in the UK – and I have never regretted this choice, writes Multimedia Journalism student Sabine Trezune.

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BLOG: Treating people like dirt – how filth and dirt are perceived in society

Thursday 20 September 2018am

Exploring the ideas of ‘filth’ and ‘dirt’ in society, I am particularly interested in their relationship to the ‘highest’ values, the ideas of the sacred and the transcendent.

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BLOG: Fair play?

Monday 10 September 2018pm

Serena Williams’ claims of sexism regarding the way she was treated by umpire Carlos Ramos during Saturday’s US Open final have been backed by high profile figures and organisations.

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BLOG: Lonely in a networked society?

Thursday 23 August 2018pm

Dr Bianca Fox, Head of Film, Media and Broadcasting and Course Leader for Multimedia Journalism, is researching the connection between social media and loneliness. She talks about her early findings.

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BLOG: Why a second renaissance is vital to keep the arts relevant

Thursday 23 August 2018pm

Professor Geoff Layer, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Wolverhampton, talks about why a second renaissance is vital to keep the arts relevant

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BLOG: The manufacturing revival and finding apprentices to fit

Friday 17 August 2018pm

Manufacturing is undergoing an amazing revival in the region and the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) has up to 50 apprenticeships available with employers

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BLOG: Nano Manufacturing: A New Dimension in 3D Printing

Wednesday 01 August 2018pm

3D printing is established as Disruptive Technology with its ground breaking revolutionary benefits in almost all sectors of Manufacturing.

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BLOG: As Greece Recovers From Trauma, Will Alexis Tsipras Be Able To Re-establis

Tuesday 31 July 2018pm

As Greece Recovers From Trauma, Will Alexis Tsipras Be Able To Re-establish Himself? Professor George Kassimeris, Chair in Security Studies, blogs about what leadership means in times of crisis

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BLOG: Chemical Engineering has come of age

Monday 30 July 2018pm

Chemical Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton has come of age. This year we graduated our first cohort of students and sent 100% of them off into either the world or work or further study.

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BLOG: Why technology is vital to the NHS

Monday 30 July 2018pm

Recently, Matt Hancock listed his top three priorities for the NHS as tech, workforce and illness prevention, with the NHS receiving £487m for technology. But where should this money go?

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BLOG: The Outsourcing of Student Mental Health Provision - The Real Story

Monday 23 July 2018pm

Last week The Guardian newspaper claimed that we were one of three universities which were to outsource its student mental health support service. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

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BLOG: Why did you use social media today?

Tuesday 17 July 2018pm

Social Cyberpsychology researcher Dr Lisa Orchard takes a look at our motivations for posting on social media.

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BLOG: How to overcome defeat…

Thursday 12 July 2018pm

Following England’s heart-breaking defeat in the semi-final of the World Cup, Professor of Sports Psychology Andy Lane looks at how we overcome defeat.

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A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Four: The Telstar Ball

Monday 09 July 2018am

In a series of blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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STUDENT BLOG: Why I love the NHS

Thursday 05 July 2018am

Nursing student Aimie Morgan tells us why she loves the NHS, and how her own experiences led her to seek a career in healthcare.

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BLOG: What makes a penalty shoot-out successful

Wednesday 04 July 2018pm

With England winning their first ever World Cup penalty shoot out, Professor Tracey Devonport, a sport and exercise psychologist, examines what made them successful.

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BLOG: The significance of the NHS

Monday 02 July 2018pm

Social historian Dr George Campbell Gosling, author of Payment and Philanthropy in British Healthcare 1918-48 takes a look at its significance and how healthcare was provided before its introduction.

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BLOG:A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Three: The Vuvuzela and the music of the World C

Monday 02 July 2018am

In the last of three blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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BLOG: Active Learning in Biology, Life Sciences and Biomedical Sciences

Friday 29 June 2018pm

The flipped classroom is pedagogical approach that is designed to deliver a more active learning experience for students.

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BLOG: Suicide: so much more than mental health

Thursday 28 June 2018pm

A new report from the Office of National Statistics reflects an overall ten year increase in student suicide, writes Clare Dickens, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health.

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BLOG: A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Two: The First Official World Cup Mascot,Willie

Friday 22 June 2018am

In the second of three blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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BLOG: A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects, part 1

Monday 18 June 2018am

In the first of three blogs Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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BLOG: How do you physically prepare for a World cup and perform at your optimum?

Thursday 14 June 2018am

BLOG: With the first game of Russia 2018 fast approaching, teams are beginning to fine tune their preparations.

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Grenfell Tower one year on…

Tuesday 12 June 2018pm

Dr Steve Iafrati reflects on the impact and legacy of the Grenfell Tower fire one year on.

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BLOG: GDPR - Getting Data Protection Right

Thursday 24 May 2018am

For over a year now I have been trying to get the message out that Data Protection is changing, writes Tony Proctor, Principal Lecturer, Cyber Security.

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BLOG: History Will Judge Eta As A Failed Terrorist Group, But There Are Lessons To Be Learned

Thursday 10 May 2018am

The reaction of Alfonso Alonso, the leader of Spain’s governing Popular Party in the Basque region, when asked to comment on Eta’s decision to dissolve itself, spoke volumes.

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The importance of organ donation

Thursday 26 April 2018am

Multi-organ transplants are rare but could become more common practice, according to Dr Paraskevi Goggolidou, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Genetics.

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VIDEO: Law student makes most of opportunities

Law student Natassia Smith has Multiple Sclerosis and is making the most of the opportunities and support available at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Contractor announced for Springfield

The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a main build contractor for its new School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus.

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VIDEO: Experiences of a newly qualified nurse

Lydia Caroline Alexander is a newly qualified nurse, having trained at the Burton Campus of the University of Wolverhampton.

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Apprentice named as award finalist

A University of Wolverhampton Degree Apprentice has been shortlisted for a top award in recognition of her hard work.

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VIDEO: Electric Jaguar project goes live

Business students got a taste of life in the fast lane when a new electric Jaguar came onto campus as part of a marketing module.

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Skills dinner celebrates local Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton hosted the City of Wolverhampton Annual Skills Dinner 2018 in partnership with City of Wolverhampton Council

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New Apprentices lead the way

More than 50 students have started a new Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton which aims to boost the career credentials of aspiring business leaders.

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Award for museums and heritage expert

A leading figure from the West Midlands museums and heritage sector has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Graduation case study: Amy Rebic

First Class student Amy Rebic made the most of a work placement and secured a great job at an international banking company.

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Technology leader honoured with degree award

A pioneer for technological innovation has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton

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Honour for Black Country businessman

A prominent figure in the Black Country manufacturing industry has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.

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University tunes in to global music talent project for UK female composers

The University of Wolverhampton has offered to collaborate on a musical celebration of extraordinary women.

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Director shows art of success with honorary award

An award winning artistic director has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton

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Senior leader engineers success with honorary degree

A senior leader has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to engineering and manufacturing in the region.

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WLVGRAD: JACK HOBBS EARNS A FIRST CLASS CAREER IN CONSTRUCTION

Jack Hobbs has graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Construction Management and is now starting to build a future with a career in the construction industry.

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Industry figure recognised for building business links

A leading industry figure has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton

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Famous artists create conversation in the Black Country

The University of Wolverhampton and The New Art Gallery Walsall are hosting a visit by internationally renowned artist, Gilbert & George.

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Award for community activist

A community activist and Windrush campaigner has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: TEMUJIN ERDENE-OCHIR

Securing a highly sought after training contract with a law firm means the sky’s the limit for legal eagle Temujin Erdene-Ochir.

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WLVGRAD: KELLIE MAKES A SONG AND DANCE ABOUT GRADUATING

Kellie is really making a song and dance about graduating after securing a First Class Honours Degree

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WLVGRAD: PAULINA'S TEACHING IS A CLASS ACT

Paulina Byszewska, originally from Poland but living in the West Midlands for the past 17 years, graduated with a degree in Linguistics and TESOL

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Honorary awarded to commercial management leader

An expert in commercial management has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton

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Local author books an honorary graduate place

A local author has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for her literary success.

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Honorary degree is banked by leading business figure

The Chairman of the Banking Standards Board has received an Honorary Degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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WLVGRAD: SAM CHAMBERS HAS DESIGNS ON GRAPHIC CAREER

Sam Chambers graduated with a First Class degree in Graphic Design and is now drawing up plans for a career in the industry.

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Honour for award-winning novelist

An award-winning novelist and former Wolverhampton lecturer has been honoured for his literary achievements by the city’s University.

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Bentley boss gets hallmark of distinction with honorary degree

The boss of Bentley Motors has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his successful career drive.

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Adult education leader honoured  

A leading figure from the adult education sector has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Honour for Wolverhampton businessman

A well-known Wolverhampton businessman has been honoured by the city’s University.

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Nursing apprentice partnership shortlisted for national award

Private Health Care provider, Cygnet Health Care, has been shortlisted for an award for its partnership working with the University of Wolverhampton’s Apprenticeship Hub.

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Nursing student secures social media internship

A University of Wolverhampton student has secured an internship promoting the work of Learning Disability nurses on social media.

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New partnership healthcare course launched

A new course aimed at encouraging students from a wide range of backgrounds to pursue a career in healthcare has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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University taps into new dance science degree

The University of Wolverhampton is introducing a new degree designed to explore the science behind dance.

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Cyber security academic expert attends Brazil summit

A University of Wolverhampton academic has taken his cyber security expertise to South America recently.

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Gearing up for Clearing

The University of Wolverhampton is gearing up to take thousands of calls for Clearing on A-Level Results day.

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CASE STUDY: Start Here Through Clearing: Abbie Martin

For Abbie Martin, it only took one day at a different university to realise she needed to make a change.

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VIDEO: Burton nursing placements

Nursing students at the University of Wolverhampton benefit from a range of placements while studying at the Burton Campus.

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CASE STUDY: Start here through Clearing: Kellie Foster

“When I was offered a place at the University of Wolverhampton, I felt like I could breathe again because I hadn’t let myself down completely which is how I felt.”

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University celebrates graduates at historic honorary event

A celebration lunch was hosted for honorary graduates by the University’s Chancellor, the Rt Hon Lord Paul of Marylebone PC.

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New degree provides pathways to careers in demolition

The University of Wolverhampton has signed an agreement with the Institute of Demolition Engineers (IDE) to provide a new qualification in Demolition Management.

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VIDEO: Studying nursing at our Burton Campus

Nursing students at the University of Wolverhampton's explain why they chose to study at the Burton Campus.

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University mathematicians ranked number one in the world

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

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Successful musical is noted in new academic research book

A University of Wolverhampton academic has written a book about the phenomenon of the hit musical, Les Misérables.

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On Behalf of the People: Work, Community and Class in the British Coal Industry, 1947-1994

On 1 January 1947 the British coal industry was formally brought under state control with signs at collieries

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University of Wolverhampton degrees working for students

More and more graduates from the University of Wolverhampton are proving to be highly employable and securing professional roles after they leave according to a national report.

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: Rachel Toor

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has laid the foundations for success in the construction industry.

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CASE STUDY: Start here through Clearing: Latisha Sandhu

Latisha Sandhu was studying at another university when she realised she didn't really like the course she had chosen

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: James Small

James Small has engineered a great career for himself after securing a degree in Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton.

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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students: Stuart Glover

Stuart Glover created a great career opportunity when he graduated from the University of Wolverhampton with a First Class Honours Degree in Business and Marketing Management.

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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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CASE STUDY: Degrees working for students, Kimmy Forshaw

Kimmy Forshaw graduated in 2017 with a First in Marketing and Business Management (BA hons) from the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: How the NHS saved my life

Following numerous health problems, Lisa Cook underwent a double organ transplant.

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VIDEO: What life was like before the NHS

Lecturer in History at the University of Wolverhampton, Dr George Campbell Gosling, explains what healthcare was like before the introduction of the NHS

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BLOG: The significance of the NHS

Social historian Dr George Campbell Gosling, author of Payment and Philanthropy in British Healthcare 1918-48 takes a look at its significance and how healthcare was provided before its introduction.

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Academy opens doors to a new generation of engineers

The University of Wolverhampton has taken its partnership with Morgan Motor Company to the next level with the opening of a new academy for budding engineers.

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VIDEO: Learning Disability Week 2018

To mark Learning Disability Awareness Week 2018, four of our fantastic students explain why they chose this career and what they love about it.

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Visit to Germany strengthens links

Academics and students from the University of Wolverhampton visited Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany recently.

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Academic honoured for contribution to Sikh community research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has been awarded an MBE in the Birthday and New Year Honours List 2018.

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House of Lords event celebrates degrees of lifelong learning

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated Degree Apprenticeships and Lifelong Learning at a prestigious event at the House of Lords in London.

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Local arts festival packs a poetic punch

For the fourth year running, the University of Wolverhampton is staging its seven week festival across Wolverhampton and Walsall in celebration of the arts.