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Lecture to explore role of Medical Corps during First World War

A lecture to explore the work of the Royal Army Medical Corps during the First World War will take place at the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: Nostalgic tour for MBA Graduate Jueli

An MBA Graduate enjoyed a nostalgic tour of her former University campus when she visited during an Open Day.

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Lecturer offers a new generation of thinking

A Lecturer in English at the University of Wolverhampton has been selected as a New Generation Thinker for the BBC.

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Organised crime expert puts Mafia life under the microscope

An Oxford University criminology expert who went behind the scenes with Mafia gangs will share his experiences during a guest lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Photographic exhibition celebrates life of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a photographic exhibition on the life and teachings of the revered tenth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

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BLOG: Should ‘upskirting’ be made a criminal Offence?

The debate about whether the behaviour known as ‘upskirting’ should be made a criminal offence has been reported in the media today; but what exactly is ‘upskirting’?

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First tenants move into new £10.1m Science Centre

The first three businesses have moved into the University of Wolverhampton’s new Science Centre.

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Student nurse inspired to write poetry

A University of Wolverhampton student has been inspired by her experiences of training to become a nurse to write poetry about the “beautiful career”.

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School pupils given insight into studying crime

School pupils were given an insight into the legal, social and economic aspects of crime during a two-day event at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Drone course partnership takes off with contract signing

The University of Wolverhampton has signed a partnership contract to deliver drone pilot courses over the next two years.

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Teachers and businesses get masterclass in product design at Telford

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a visit of Shropshire business mentors and teachers from local schools at its Telford Innovation Centre recently.

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FIRST DATES AS THRILLING AS JUMPING OUT OF A PLANE

Lovelorn Brits find the thrill of a first date as adrenaline inducing as jumping out of a plane, according to scientific research.

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University graduate hits the right note on The Voice

A University of Wolverhampton music graduate has hit the right note by winning the Turkish equivalent of The Voice.

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Students promote sporting opportunities in India

Sports students from the University of Wolverhampton travelled to India to run training camps for schoolchildren.

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Leading lawyer shares expertise with next generation

A law graduate from the University of Wolverhampton returned to the classroom to share her expertise with the next generation of lawyers.

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New home for wolf in Wolves

One of the city’s Wolves in Wolves statues has found a new home at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Stork sculptures put topic of migration on the local map

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer is crowdfunding to get a unique art project off the ground to raise awareness of migration and settlement in the UK.

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Funding secured to develop high level cybersecurity course

The University of Wolverhampton has secured £192,000 to develop cybersecurity courses in support of the Industrial Strategy.

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CASE STUDY: AMANDA ROSS

CASE STUDY: For single parent Amanda Ross, taking the plunge and enrolling for a degree at University was one of the best, but also most daunting, things she has ever done.

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Students go on safari in South Africa

Students studying for Animal Behaviour and Wildlife Conservation degree courses at the University of Wolverhampton went on safari recently with a field trip to South Africa.

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Art students take exhibition on tour

University of Wolverhampton art students have taken their work on tour to Sutton Coldfield.

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Sweet taste of success for Moses

A pioneering lecturer from the University of Wolverhampton who is researching the healing power of sugar has been shortlisted for a national award.

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Theresa May and the Legislative Quick Fix

BLOG by Prof Kate Moss: Theresa May and the Legislative Quick Fix

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Knock-out success for student boxer

A University of Wolverhampton student is celebrating a knock-out success after clinching a gold medal at a sports championship.

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Media course secures industry accreditation

The University of Wolverhampton has achieved prestigious industry accreditation for one of its key media courses.

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Meeting to discuss future success of the regional economy

Capturing diversity of talent and increasing skills and productivity to ensure the future success of the regional economy will be the focus of a business meeting at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Spin-out company to develop new anti-cancer drug

The University of Wolverhampton and Caparo plc have agreed arrangements to invest in a spin-out company that is developing a new anti-cancer drug.

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New plans for Springfield Campus

New plans have been submitted by the University of Wolverhampton for its School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus development.

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Local author answers questions at University

Local author, Kit de Waal, is visiting the University of Wolverhampton for a Question and Answer session with students.

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Conference explores the link between the digital age and loneliness

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting an International conference which focuses on exploring the link between loneliness and the use of mobiles and social media.

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27 February to 01 March 2018

University Mental Health Day 01/03/18

University Mental Health Day Events

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28 February to 02 May 2018

Project Support Office Grants Academy 2018

Project Support Office Grants Academy 2018

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28 February 2018

Crimes Under the Sun by New Old Friends

A secluded island hotel just off the English coast becomes a crime scene, as a scandal-inducing femme-fatale is felled.

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28 February 2018

Stories behind the screen: the rise of Screenwriting Studies

Stories behind the screen: the rise of Screenwriting Studies - Dr Ian Mcdonald, University of Leeds

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01 March 2018

Camp Counselors USA Information Session

Due to incredibly high demand, CCUSA are coming back to Wolverhampton University to tell you, all about working at a Summer Camp in America

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01 March 2018

The Absolute Truth About Absolutely Everything by Olly Hawes

A black comedy. About a crisis of masculinity.

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01 March 2018

EnTRESS Environmental Showcase: Waste Management Solutions - Right Waste Right Place

This EnTRESS event, with support from the Environment Agency will explore best practice, innovation and research within the waste management industry.

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02 March 2018

Medea Electronica by Pecho Mama

Medea Electronica is a powerful and deeply moving gig-theatre retelling of the ancient Greek tragedy.

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02 March 2018

Medea Electronica by Pecho Mama

Medea Electronica is a powerful and deeply moving gig-theatre retelling of the ancient Greek tragedy.

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03 March 2018

Dylan Thomas: Clown in the Moon by Makin Projects

CLOWN IN THE MOON (the title of a poem written when Dylan was 14) is a dramatic portrait of the poet's chaotic, frequently hilarious, and all too brief life.

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05 March 2018

Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime by Guest speaker: Professor Federico Varese (Oxford University)

We see mafias as vast, powerful organisations, harvesting billions of dollars across the globe and wrapping their tentacles around everything from governance to finance. But is this the truth?

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05 March 2018

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Military History Talk by Professor Steinert

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Military History Talk Professor Steinert

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06 March 2018

Does atypical leadership support diversity and equality?

A Corporate Governance and Ethics Research Cluster Seminar with guest speaker Professor Mustafa Ozbilgin, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, from Brunel Business School.

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06 March 2018

Transnational Entrepreneurs and International Business Development: The Minority Dividend

Speaker: Professor Jay Mitra, Professor of Business Enterprise and Innovation Essex Business School, University of Essex. A Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL) and Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Research Cluster Guest Research Seminar.

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06 March to 08 March 2018

RUSTA Approved: Remote Pilot Certification SUAS

The RPCS course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become a safe and professional Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot to enable you to operate commercially.

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07 March 2018

From No Man's Land to Auxiliary Hospital: The Work of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War

Speaker: Dr Jessica Meyer (University of Leeds). This is the thirteenth lecture of the University of Wolverhampton/Western Front Association First World War Centenary Lecture Series.

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08 March 2018

Deconstructing Kathak

Deconstructing Kathak - Sonia Sabri

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13 March 2018

Public Lecture - One man’s fight against the Taliban bomb-makers by Guest speaker Kim Hughes GC

This will be a talk about science, bombs, and what happens to the human psyche when every day you go to work might be your last.

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13 March 2018

Game of Thrones, George Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire and (Neo)Medievalism

Game of Thrones, George Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire and (Neo)Medievalism - Professor Carolyne Larrington, University of Oxford

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13 March 2018

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Dementia Awareness Free Session

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Dementia Awareness Free Session

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14 March 2018

A career in Law: an inside view

The inside track on what's really going on in law firms and how you can get ahead when applying for training contracts.

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15 March 2018

PSO - 15 Mar - FOSS - Horizon 2020 Funding Opportunities for 2018-2020+ & Brexit

The session will focus on the funding opportunities, specific to the Faculty of Social Sciences as well as cross disciplinary topics.

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20 March 2018

Tracing Where We Art Not

Tracing Where We Art Not - Robert Luzar, Bath Spa University

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22 March 2018

MBA Alumni Professional Development Event

A professional development day for MBA and other business alumni, with keynote speaker Trevor Leeks from JLR

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22 March 2018

Homelessness: The Hidden Female Crisis

A University of Wolverhampton Lecture by Prof Kate Moss an expert on female rough sleepers

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28 March 2018

How can Innovate UK help you to maximise your Research Impact?

Research and Innovation has never been more important. If you are a researcher engaged with new technologies that businesses require, meeting Innovate UK is important.

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10 April to 12 April 2018

RUSTA Approved: Remote Pilot Certification SUAS

The RPCS course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become a safe and professional Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot to enable you to operate commercially.

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25 April 2018

International Fair 2018

The International Fair 2018 will be on Wednesday 25th April 2018 11am - 3pm at City Centre Courtyard

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01 May to 03 May 2018

RUSTA Approved: Remote Pilot Certification SUAS

The RPCS course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become a safe and professional Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot to enable you to operate commercially.

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11 June to 12 June 2018

Annual Research Conference (ARC 2018)

The Doctoral College invites staff, students and the general public to attend the University of Wolverhampton's Annual Research Conference (ARC 2018).

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Theresa May and the Legislative Quick Fix

BLOG by Prof Kate Moss: Theresa May and the Legislative Quick Fix

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Australian Influenza – Cough and Sneeze Into Your Elbow

Not content with the four-nil drubbing in the Ashes series, Australia now hits us when we are down with Australian ‘flu?

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The epic political elegance of Emmanuel Macron

BLOG by Prof George Kassimeris: Macron’s visit to the UK underlined his credentials as a transformative political leader.

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Carillion: Taxpayer is left to pay the bill for failure

Mike Haynes, a professor of International Political Economy at the University of Wolverhampton, takes a look at Carillion's collapse in this blog written for the Express & Star.

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Whatever happened to our vision of a learning society?

BLOG by Prof Sir Alan Tuckett: Twenty years on from an influential education paper, a conference is set to consider what happened to our vision of a learning society.

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Chip Vulnerability Affecting Technology

The vulnerability in major chipsets that has been announced this week is being referred to as Spectre and Meltdown.

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Eating Elf-y at Christmas

BLOG by Wendy Nicholls and Tracey Devonport. It’s the time of year when there are treats and temptations everywhere ...

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Do exercise interventions enhance the body image of adolescent girls?

BLOG by Sharon Mc.Intosh-Dalmedo: It is well known that many female adolescents may experience body image concerns, with research into this expanding greatly over the last quarter of a century.

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The Psychology Behind Star Wars

Dr Danny Hinton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, takes a look at the psychology behind Star Wars ahead of the release of The Last Jedi this week.

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Does snow melt your heart?

BLOG by Dr Tracey Platt: While this week’s wintry weather may have brought chaos to some, for others the sight of snow evokes pure joy.

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Too many non-friends in your Facebook ‘friends’?

BLOG: Social Cyberpsychology researcher Dr Lisa Orchard explains why a re-evaluation of your network may be beneficial.

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What monsters like General Mladić can teach us about human conflict

BLOG by Prof George Kassimeris.As there is war and human conflict, there will always be people willing to commit atrocities in exchange for power and privilege

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The Christmas Ad - Are you a Lover or a Hater?

BLOG by Sarah Williams: It’s that time of year again, M&S is beguiling us with Paddington’s Innocence, Aldi is wooing us with lovesick carrots and John Lewis is taking on the monster under the bed.

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Smartphones and teenage depression

BLOG: Reports linking teenage depression and smartphones overlook the positive benefits these devices also bring, says Dr Chris Fullwood, Reader in Cyberpsychology.

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Carles Puigdemont gambled and failed. The consequences will live on

BLOG by Professor George Kassimeris: By heading to Belgium, the president of Catalonia missed his chance to stand up to Madrid – and to show himself as a leader sticking to his principles.

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100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

BLOG: Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Professor Mike Haynes, considers the centenary of the Russian revolution.

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Comment on the interest rate rise

BLOG: Dr Stuart Farquhar comments on the Bank of England announcing a rise in interest rates

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The psychology of humour and the link to well-being

Funny things – Wolverhampton’s new comedy festival - will be joined on Friday by Dr Tracey Platt, who will be explaining the links between the Psychology of Humour and Well-being.

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What happens in Wolverhampton goes to Vegas...

Find out how the University of Wolverhampton is part of the global conversation about musical theatre.

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Steph's Story: Things Get Better

So here I am writing for Student Stigma and I am excited but I am going to include a trigger warning, just to be considerate.

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Consumer label confusion?

Consumer label confusion? Professor Claire Hannibal, who is researching supply chain sustainability, looks at what lies behind the brands.

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What does the future hold? Four future megatrends and some possibly surprising responses

Why bother with the future? Well hopefully we will all have one. It is the future where we will be spending the rest of our lives.

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Boris Johnson has demonstrated a capacity for scheming that Machiavelli would have applauded

The UK’s foreign minister, Boris Johnson, is set to address the Conservative Party conference today amidst suggestions that he is deliberately undermining Theresa May’s leadership of the party.

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Reaction to Catalan referendum

I was born in Barcelona in Catalonia where I spent almost 30 years of my life before moving to the UK. My feelings are hard to describe but I would say they are a combination of sadness and anger.

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The trend of food shaming

With what we eat coming under the spotlight more and more, our food choices are frequently being judged as ‘good’ or ‘bad’. Dr Tracey Devonport looks at the increasing trend for food shaming

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Author Kit de Waal Words of Wisdom for New Students

I was an extremely late starter, not going to University until I was 52 and then only for a year to do a Creative Writing Master’s.

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Midlands Movie Interview - Award Winning Director Andrew Rutter

Filmmaker Andrew Rutter recently won Leicester’s 2017 The Short Cinema Main Competition Award for Best Film which is the culmination of many years hard work for the local director.

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Wayne Rooney retires young?

At the age of 31, record-breaking England goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced his retirement from international football.

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It's all go for judo!

Thursday 24 August 2017

As the World Judo Championships kick off in Budapest (28 August to 3 September 2017), we thought we’d give you the low-down on some of our own sporting successes in judo and beyond.

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A Lorra Talent

Renowned sculptor Emma Rodgers has exhibited her striking work worldwide, from the Victoria & Albert Museum to the Royal Academy of Art.

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VIDEO: Nostalgic tour for MBA Graduate Jueli

An MBA Graduate enjoyed a nostalgic tour of her former University campus when she visited during an Open Day.

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Lecturer offers a new generation of thinking

A Lecturer in English at the University of Wolverhampton has been selected as a New Generation Thinker for the BBC.

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Photographic exhibition celebrates life of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a photographic exhibition on the life and teachings of the revered tenth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

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First tenants move into new £10.1m Science Centre

The first three businesses have moved into the University of Wolverhampton’s new Science Centre.

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Drone course partnership takes off with contract signing

The University of Wolverhampton has signed a partnership contract to deliver drone pilot courses over the next two years.

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Teachers and businesses get masterclass in product design at Telford

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a visit of Shropshire business mentors and teachers from local schools at its Telford Innovation Centre recently.

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University graduate hits the right note on The Voice

A University of Wolverhampton music graduate has hit the right note by winning the Turkish equivalent of The Voice.

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Leading lawyer shares expertise with next generation

A law graduate from the University of Wolverhampton returned to the classroom to share her expertise with the next generation of lawyers.

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New home for wolf in Wolves

One of the city’s Wolves in Wolves statues has found a new home at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Stork sculptures put topic of migration on the local map

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer is crowdfunding to get a unique art project off the ground to raise awareness of migration and settlement in the UK.

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CASE STUDY: AMANDA ROSS

CASE STUDY: For single parent Amanda Ross, taking the plunge and enrolling for a degree at University was one of the best, but also most daunting, things she has ever done.

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Spin-out company to develop new anti-cancer drug

The University of Wolverhampton and Caparo plc have agreed arrangements to invest in a spin-out company that is developing a new anti-cancer drug.

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University named as one of Stonewall’s top 100 employers

The University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after being announced as one of the top 100 employers for lesbian, gay, bi and trans staff.

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New degree apprenticeship launched

Major employers have signed up to the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship programme at the University

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Whatever happened to our vision of a learning society?

VIDEO: Leading education experts are set to consider the future of lifelong learning and its role within society at a University of Wolverhampton event.

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Engineering student in drive towards a career in motorsport

A University of Wolverhampton Engineering student has landed a dream job working in the Motorsport industry.

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Award nomination for mental health star

A pioneering nursing lecturer from the University of Wolverhampton who is transforming approaches to mental health and suicide has been shortlisted for a top award.

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Schools get a taste of University life

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a Schools and Colleges Open Day recently offering students across the region a taste of higher education courses.

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Annual lecture presented by Holocaust survivor

A Holocaust survivor shared his first-hand experiences of the Second World War during an annual lecture at the University of Wolverhampton.

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‘Many Rivers to Cross’: Project to record local history of ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech

A project documenting the local impact of Enoch Powell’s ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton thanks to a £9,400 National Lottery grant.

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Budding entrepreneurs raise £17k for local charities

Entrepreneurial students from the University of Wolverhampton have raised more than £17,000 for local charities as part of a business module.

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Building links with employers leads to Apprenticeship success

A visit to a University of Wolverhampton Open Day resulted in one student finding an Apprenticeship with a national construction company.

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Chinese scholar joins the Wolves pack

A Chinese Visiting Scholar has joined the University of Wolverhampton pack by decorating two ‘Wolves in Wolves’ sculptures.

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Student services team stay close to their roots

VIDEO: The staff in the Faculty of Social Sciences student services office all have something in common ...

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Exhibition celebrates psychedelic movement

A mind blowing Psychedelic Exhibition being held at the University of Wolverhampton is all set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love.

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University and Walsall score new sponsorship deal

The University of Wolverhampton has announced a new three year sponsorship deal with Walsall Football Club.

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VIDEO: Why I chose nursing

Nurse of the Year finalist Clare Dickens talks about the amazing impact nurses are having on people's lives.

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Student scoops national cancer award

A University of Wolverhampton student has scooped an award for her work into cancer research.

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Wolf joins the race team pack in Telford

A new member of the University of Wolverhampton Race Team (UWR) has joined the pack at the Telford Innovation Campus.

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VIDEO: Combining studying with elite sport

To celebrate #ThisBUCSGirlCan week, rising 400m star Amy Hillyard talks about training with Jess Ennis-Hill's coach and combining elite sport with studying for a degree.

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School pupil gets lots of advice on job prospects

A school pupil is getting lots of advice from the University of Wolverhampton to build on skills for a future Degree Apprenticeship.

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University of Wolverhampton historian to feature in Channel 4 ‘Forgotten Army’ documentary

A University of Wolverhampton historian will feature in a Channel 4 documentary discussing the forgotten history of the Chinese Labour Corps in the First World War.

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University urges Tuesday giving for pancreatic cancer research

The University of Wolverhampton is supporting Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and #GivingTuesday to fund new treatments for pancreatic cancer.

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For the love of the game

VIDEO: To celebrate FA Girls' Football Week, Sports Coaching Practice (Football) student and referee Chloe Matthews talks about her love of the game

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VIDEO: Using your degree to set up a sports business

Sports Studies and Development graduate Rudy Robinson talks about setting up his own boxing gym.

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University courses to be taught again at Stafford Beaconside

The University of Wolverhampton has signed an agreement with the New Beacon Group to deliver higher education courses at its Beaconside Campus in Stafford.

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Chance to chalk up a new career

Budding teachers can find out more about entering the career at a University of Wolverhampton open event.

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First overseas bursary donation offers healthy boost for nursing

The University of Wolverhampton has received its first overseas bursary donation from across the Atlantic.

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Graduate releases record to raise cash for cancer research

A University of Wolverhampton graduate has released a record to raise money for Cancer Research UK and the Compton Hospice based in Wolverhampton.

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WISE choice for biomedical student award nomination

A University of Wolverhampton student has been shortlisted for a national Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) award.

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Academics to discuss their innovative work to tackle plastic pollution

Researchers from the University of Wolverhampton will hold a public lecture to discuss their efforts to reduce plastic waste through the creation of biodegradable plastics.

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University shows TV architect amazing spaces at Springfield

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a visit by celebrity architect, George Clarke – showing him amazing spaces at the Springfield redevelopment project.

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

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

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University and West Brom announce new partnership

The University of Wolverhampton has announced a new two-year sponsorship deal with West Bromwich Albion.

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Telford Campus engineers links with India

University of Wolverhampton staff at Telford Innovation Campus hosted a visit by the Consulate General of India in Birmingham, Dr Aram Puri.

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University opens doors for its first full Higher/Degree Apprenticeships

The University of Wolverhampton is continuing to build on its commitment to providing employers with higher level skills

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Local businesses hop on brewery tour

As part of the fourth Annual Wolverhampton Business Week held recently, the University of Wolverhampton offered local employers the opportunity to hop on a brewery tour.

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Top recognition for education expert

A leading education expert from the University of Wolverhampton has received a prestigious award which recognises excellence in teaching.

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Honour for comedian Al Murray

Popular comedian and author Al Murray has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: RACHEL TOOR

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is laying the foundations for success in the construction industry.

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GRADUATION CASE STUDY: JAMES SMALL

Joining the University of Wolverhampton Racing team proved to be fantastic decision for James Small, who is zooming into a bright future.

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Mentoring achievements gain honours recognition

John Phillips MBE has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Community cohesion leader scoops University accolade

Equality and diversity leader, Sehdev Bismal, has been awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Wolverhampton.