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News and Events

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20 June 2019

Architecture and Design End of Year Event 18/19

UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN INDUSTRY NIGHT

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21 June 2019 to 22 June 2019

Hear Her Song

A musical celebration of extraordinary women, this project honours achievements and courageous life choices of distinguished women leaders through new songs inspired by their words.

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23 June 2019

Jazz and Cream Tea Event

Join Alexander Douglas (clarinet) with the MAKK String Quartet in in conjunction with The Light House as part of their Classic and Cream Tea afternoon (film title to be confirmed).

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25 June 2019

School of Performing Arts Experience Day- Tuesday 25th June 2019

Our School of Performing Arts Experience Day is aimed at sixth form learners who're interested in studying Performing Arts at university

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25 June 2019

School of Performing Arts Experience Day- Tuesday 25th June 2019

Our School of Performing Arts Experience Day is aimed at sixth form learners who're interested in studying Performing Arts at university

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26 June 2019

Kerry Hadley-Pryce - Psychogeography and Writing Talk

A talk on Psychogeography and Writing

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26 June 2019

Science Republic

Science Re-public is the university of Wolverhampton’s renowned science café that brings science and technology engineering and maths back to the people for the people

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26 June 2019

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27 June 2019

Circular Economy in the Construction Sector

To educate organisations within the construction industry about the Circular Economy, why it is relevant to them and set out the business opportunity in becoming (more) circular.

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27 June 2019

Caitlin Doherty - Artist Talk

This talk offers insight into Caitlin’s artistic, feminist driven practice.

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27 June 2019

Caitlin Doherty - Schitzocartography Workshop

A workshop informed by methods developed through psychogeography theory, in particular schitzocartography

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27 June 2019

Trenchard Lectures in Air Power Studies

Command of the Air: Franklin D Roosevelt and the Transatlantic Diplomacy of Air Power - speaker Dr Graham Cross (Manchester Metropolitan University)

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27 June 2019

Bicycles and Fish

A performance by Katie Arnstein & Tangram Theatre Company

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29 June 2019

West Midlands UTC Open Day

West Midlands UTC Open Day

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29 June 2019

Early Years Conference: ‘Pedagogy, curriculum and the art of teaching in early childhood’

The conference has been developed for practitioners, professionals and students who are interested and work in the early years sector.

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29 June 2019

Armed Forces Day

The STEM Response Team will be supporting Armed Forces Day Celebration at West Park!

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03 July 2019

FILM AND MEDIA SEMINAR SERIES

FANTASY/ANIMATION LECTURE

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04 July 2019

Young Women into Property and Construction

Women into property and Construction

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05 July 2019 to 06 July 2019

Scifest 2019

SciFest is the West Midlands largest university Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) festival, and this year it is going to be bigger and better than ever!

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06 July 2019

SciFest After Dark

Scifest 2019 isn’t just for the kids!

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12 July 2019

Wearing Out Waste! - Tackling Sustainable Textiles

Join us in the University of Wolverhampton School of Art for a morning of talks and exhibitions on sustainable textile industry.

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24 July 2019

Volatile History of Chemistry

Volatile history of chemistry is an interactive time traveling adventure through the history of chemistry.

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09 September 2019 to 11 September 2019

CITC-11 Conference

The University of Wolverhampton Is delighted to be co-hosting the Construction into the Twenty first Century (CITC) 11 Conference during September 9th-11th 2019 in Westminster.

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10 September 2019

A Lawyers View_Mark Scoggins

Mark Scoggins (Solicitor Advocate) - A Lawyers View

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20 September 2019

Graduation Ball 2019

The official University Graduation Ball

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10 October 2019

Professorial Lecture: Prof George Metsios

Physical Activity and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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e-Boobs: The impact of social media on breastfeeding

Tuesday 18 June 2019pm

This week we are celebrating National Breastfeeding Awareness Week in the UK, and those following parenting or breastfeeding groups within social media may see an increase in breastfeeding-related

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Sweet Home Arizona ...

Tuesday 18 June 2019pm

After being back in the UK for nearly three weeks I can happily say my system has finally adjusted. The reality of being back from such an amazing experience is kicking in

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Killing Eve: Is Villanelle really a psychopath?

Friday 07 June 2019am

The BBC's Killing Eve was the must-watch TV success of 2018. As it returns for a brand new series this weekend, University of Wolverhampton psychology experts take a look

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Women and Terrorism in Greece

Tuesday 04 June 2019pm

Told for the first time, this is the story of Pola Roupa, the first and only female leader of a Greek terrorist group.

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Coping with the emotions of the beautiful game ...

Friday 10 May 2019am

A dramatic week in football set to end with the culmination of the premiership. Sports psychologist Professor Andy Lane says it’s just as stressful for fans as the players and offers some advice

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University of Wolverhampton Celebrates Sports Awards in Style

Tuesday 07 May 2019pm

It has been a season to remember for the University of Wolverhampton which has been the most successful ever for our sports teams, writes Multimedia Journalism student Andrew Rigby.

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Gender Gap in Higher Education

Tuesday 07 May 2019pm

As a research student interested in going into academia in a field that has become my passion, I have realised that I have been keeping an eye on the development of women in Higher Education (HE).

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BLOG: Is targeting international development projects to women enough?

Friday 08 March 2019am

On International Women’s Day, Professor Rachel Slater considers a long standing question in gender and international development – will targeting women lead to gender equality and women’s empowerment

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How to keep calm and carry on coping?

Thursday 07 March 2019am

Modern life causes stress for many people. Tracey Devonport, Professor in Applied Sport and Exercise Science, offers some advice on how to cope…

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Back to “Think Globally, Act Locally"

Tuesday 05 March 2019am

When I was an undergraduate environmental science student I was very much exposed to the thinking of Rene Dubos who is often attributed as being the originator of the slogan “Think Globally, Act Local

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American winter wonderland

Tuesday 05 March 2019am

Settling back into classes after the winter break has been very chilly! With midterms already approaching, this term is going unbelievably fast. We escaped for a mini weekend break in Chandler.

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My eye-opening midwifery elective in the Philippines

Monday 11 February 2019am

Isabella Danks is a recent BSc (Hons) Midwifery graduate from the University of Wolverhampton. She recently travelled to Iloilo in the Philippines on a two-week midwifery placement.

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The role of Artificial Intelligence in the automotive industry

Wednesday 06 February 2019pm

Cyber expert, Professor Prashant Pillai explores how, with technology developing at a faster pace than ever, the automotive industry needs to keep apace.

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Multimedia Journalism student work placement at ITV News Central

Tuesday 05 February 2019pm

Multimedia Journalism student blogs about her work placement and subsequent freelance role at ITV News Central in Birmingham.

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Regional voices in national policymaking

Tuesday 05 February 2019am

Over your on-campus morning coffee, take a moment to look up from the words in front of you and notice the familiar product names on the standard menu you ordered from.

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The ideal Greek everyman: Andreas Papandreou at 100

Tuesday 05 February 2019am

Former Greek prime minister Andreas Papandreou is widely regarded as a key figure not only in contemporary Greek history, but in 20th century European politics.

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Extending Pharmacy Services in Primary Care

Wednesday 23 January 2019pm

PhD student and Dudley community pharmacist, Olutayo Arikawe, is working with academics from the School of Pharmacy on a project to develop new services in community pharmacy.

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Living in America

Tuesday 22 January 2019am

I finally feel like I have fully settled into the American College life whilst still finding time to explore the USA. Multiple choice exams, class discussions and attendance points all came together

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Now is time for change in adult education policy

Friday 11 January 2019pm

One hundred years on from a ground-breaking report into adult education, Professor of Education, Sir Alan Tuckett, calls for a major policy rethink.

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How Andy Murray can cope with diminished expectations

Friday 11 January 2019pm

Just like any athlete that comes back from injury, Andy Murray is in the period of uncertainty of ‘How long have I got to go?’ How much can I put upon my body and asking himself ‘Am I enjoying playing

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BLOG: The uncomfortable truth of access evaluation

Friday 14 December 2018pm

Lee Elliott Major, the Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust, recently noted that with an estimated £800 million a year spent by UK universities on outreach activities, the low level of evaluation that

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STUDENT BLOG: My Arizona Experience

Friday 07 December 2018pm

Laura Powell, a third year Multimedia Journalism Student, blogs about her decision to spend a semester at a US university.

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BLOG: After 40 years of liberal democracy,Spain has not laid the ghosts its past

Thursday 06 December 2018am

Mediterranean Europe must accept the reality of its history rather than trying to rewrite it.

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BLOG: Why our national infrastructure is under threat from a cyber attack

Wednesday 28 November 2018pm

Cybercrime is an increasing problem worldwide and, with data now the most valuable asset for modern society, our critical national infrastructure is under threat like never before.

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BLOG: They Shall Not Grow Old and the Problem of Historical Generalisation

Tuesday 13 November 2018am

Peter Jackson’s handling of archive film and sound is masterful and innovative, but his generalised account of the First World War risks re-entrenching some deeply conventional myths and misconception

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BLOG: Learning Disability is everybody's field

Tuesday 13 November 2018am

Learning disability nursing is celebrating its 100th birthday next year, just as I hope to be taking my first steps in this amazing branch of nursing.

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BLOG: The 2018 Budget and Beyond

Monday 12 November 2018pm

The 2018 Budget delivered on Monday 29 October by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is likely to be the last fiscal statement before BREXIT which is scheduled on 29 March 2019.

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BLOG: Why did the public support the war from start to end?

Thursday 08 November 2018pm

As we near the climax of the centenary of the First World War, a nagging question remains: how and why did the British people endure four and a half years of such bloodshed?

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BLOG: Living the American dream

Friday 26 October 2018pm

Pia Gilland is undertaking a year-long placement in North East Arizona University in America through the University’s exchange scheme with a number of European and American universities.

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BLOG: Surviving the first few weeks at University: Charlotte Lem

Wednesday 24 October 2018am

Charlotte Lem, 21, a third year Multimedia Journalism student, blogs about her experiences and gives advice about what to expect in the first few months of University.

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Bright future adds up for ambitious student

An ambitious University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating after securing a role at one of the top four global accounting firms.

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Hear Her Song gives musical voice to extraordinary women

The University of Wolverhampton will host the premiere of the UK performance of a musical celebration of extraordinary women.

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Degree Show celebrates 50 years of creativity in Wolverhampton School of Art

Students from the University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Arts are showcasing work they’ve created during their degree studies – and it’s sure to be a draw locally.

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Business moguls zoom into new careers

Business moguls of the future are hoping to zoom into successful careers after completing a mentoring scheme at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Law graduate raises the bar for budding solicitors

A law graduate is supporting the next generation of solicitors to gain valuable experience by mentoring students at the University of Wolverhampton’s legal advice clinic.

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Students given opportunity to play on the pitch at Wolves

Students applying to the University of Wolverhampton were given the chance to play on the pitch at Wolves as part of a special event.

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Snidge Scrumpin' the Sequel: Mapping Smell and Memory at Wolves

An interactive psychological experiment that collects odours that trigger different memories is being held on Friday 24th May in the eBay pop-up shop, i10 Railway Drive, Wolverhampton.

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F3 Cup at Snetterton – a weekend of challenges and grit

University of Wolverhampton Racing has always shown fantastic pace at Snetterton in Norfolk, so despite the four-hour journey to get to the circuit, the team looks forward to being there.

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Motorsport engineering student has sights set on F1 career

The number of women graduating in core STEM subjects is continuing to rise in the UK and in 2019 University of Wolverhampton student Katie Leverton will join this advancing generation of talent.

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VIDEO: There's only one Dr Nuno ...

Wolves manager Nuno spoke of his pride at being honoured by the University of Wolverhampton during a speech following the award of an honorary degree.

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VIDEO: Nuno's pre-match thoughts on honour

The University of Wolverhampton was delighted to award an honorary doctorate to Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo at the team's last home game of the season.

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Incredible Work Experience at Molineux

For any student while studying a degree whether at College or University, gaining Work Experience is an invaluable part of their journey to reach their goals.

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Festival celebrates arts in the region

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

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University of Wolverhampton Celebrates Sports Awards in Style

It has been a season to remember for the University of Wolverhampton which has been the most successful ever for our sports teams, writes Multimedia Journalism student Andrew Rigby.

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Nuno receives honorary degree from University

Wolves manager Nuno has spoken of his pride after being honoured by the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to sport in the region.

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Captain named as football #HEHero

A dedicated team captain from the University of Wolverhampton has been named as a higher education football hero.

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Overcoming the urge to slow down!!!

Anyone who saw Hayley Carruthers finish in the impressive time of 2 hours 33 mins, 55 seconds, stumbling over the link in clear pain would struggle to be impressed by her determination.

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Design graduate gives students insight into agency work

University of Wolverhampton students were recently given an insight into what it takes to become a designer for a top London agency.

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Ivory Coast students get a taste of leadership training

University of Wolverhampton students from the Ivory Coast got a taste of leadership training when they visited the Lake District as part of Career Development Week recently.

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JORDAN BRIDGES: Nursing ambitions to change perceptions of mental health

Jordan Bridges, 22 from Birmingham, has graduated with a degree in Mental Health Nursing from the University of Wolverhampton's Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing.

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Senior hospital leader awarded health honorary degree

A local hospital trust leader has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to healthcare in the region.

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JAMES SMALL: Graduate engineers a future in manufacturing

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

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MARIA VASILIOU: International law student raises the bar

MARIA VASILIOU, 23 from Cyprus has raised the bar on her aspirations to become a law academic by graduating from the University of Wolverhampton

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Course creates work experience opportunities for students

Students from the University of Wolverhampton benefited from hands-on work experience at the TEDxWolverhampton event held recently.

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Student builds a successful future after suffering a spinal injury

A University of Wolverhampton student has featured in a national TV and poster campaign which highlights focus on ability not disability.

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Scholarships designed to support female engineering students

Two University of Wolverhampton engineering students have been awarded scholarships to support them in their studies.

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Footballer to kick off for England

A talented University of Wolverhampton footballer has been selected to play for the English Universities squad.

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Sports psychologist analyses Wolves’ semi-final hopes

Sports psychologist Professor Andy Lane offers expert insights into Wolves’ hopes in this weekend’s FA Cup semi final against Watford.

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Economic insights into Wolves’ cup success

As Wolves FC prepare to head to Wembley to face Watford in the semi-final of the FA Cup, Senior Lecturer in Economics Dr Ian Jackson looks at the economic benefits for the Club and area.

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Voices of 68 exhibition visits Wolverhampton

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

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Football captain's trip of a lifetime

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

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Workshop highlights how to make clothes in a sustainable fashion

The Wolverhampton School of Art is holding a free workshop in its Fashion Lab to highlight the issue of sustainable fashion.

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Students get graphic advice from top creative agency

University of Wolverhampton students received some graphic advice from a top creative agency recently.

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Smells research results offer insight into memories

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

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University building shortlisted for prestigious architecture award

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

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The art of clever public speaking

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

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

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

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National Brownfield Institute plans revealed

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

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Interview with the man behind the word Brexit

Ever wondered where the word Brexit came from?

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Captain bags dream trip to iconic stadium

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

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Water safety company taps into Apprenticeship

Two senior managers from a Black Country business are leading the way after starting a new Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Apprentices get fired up about manufacturing at new foundry

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

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Degree Apprentice surveys new career

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

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Taking nursing to the next level with a Foundation Degree Apprenticeship

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

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Construction employees build on career prospects with Degree Apprenticeship

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

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University gets fired up about National Apprenticeship Week

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

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Join the University's gym!

Membership of WLV Gym at the University gives you access to the gyms at Walsall and City Campus, as well as fitness classes.

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University puts the WOW factor into employability

The University of Wolverhampton put the WOW factor into employability at an event held at the Springfield Campus recently.

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Walsall to host 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships

Walsall is to host the 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships – the first time an international sporting competition of this scale has been held in the town.

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University Chancellor Renames Building

A building at the University of Wolverhampton’s Telford Innovation Campus has been renamed by its Chancellor.

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Computer students flag up the importance of cybersecurity

The University of Wolverhampton's School of Mathematics and Computer Science hosted a ‘Capture the Flag’ competition as part of its Career Development Week.

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VIDEO: Molineux welcomes Marketing students

Marketing students from the University of Wolverhampton were given a tour of the iconic Molineux stadium - home to Wolves FC.

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Black Country smell and memory research findings revealed

The University of Wolverhampton is set to reveal the findings of its recent research project to understand what specific smells belong to the Black Country

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Degree Apprenticeship celebrates successful first year

A Degree Apprenticeship which is raising the bar for legal professionals is celebrating a successful first year at the University of Wolverhampton.