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Recruitment for 30 new PhD pandemic research scholarships

The search for 30 people to take up new PhD pandemic research scholarships has begun thanks to philanthropists donating to the University of Warwick’s newly created Institute for Global Pandemic Planning. The 30 new doctoral students will research the best ways for global leaders to respond to pandemics and more details on how to apply are available here:

Thu 18 Mar 2021, 14:53

Hunting for life-saving phage in sewage

Life Sciences' Dr Eleanor Townsend and Dr Ellie Jameson were part of a documentary on the 'Secret Science of Sewage'

Mon 10 May 2021, 11:46

BBC Gardeners' World Magazine features Crop Centre PhD student

As part of a monthly series featuring the eight finalists in this 2020 competition, Andy Gladman (PhD student of Dr Dave Chandler) and his Leamington Spa allotment are the subject of March's edition.

Mon 10 May 2021, 11:44

Guardian Article: French senior citizens link up with language students in lockdown

Around fifty Warwick language students are taking part in the programme ‘ShareAmi’. They are paired with a French senior citizen to help improve their language skills and provide company to older people in these times of increased loneliness.

Thu 18 Mar 2021, 15:33

Warwick students qualify into finals of Elon Musk’s tunnelling competition

A team of students called The Warwick Boring Team are heading to LA this summer to compete in Elon Musk’s the Boring Company’s tunnelling competition. They will build their tunnelling machine and test it against competitors to get top spot.

Thu 18 Mar 2021, 14:55

Warwick Bright Stars - Digital Monthly Challenge for Key Stage 2 pupils

The University is launching this week our first monthly challenge aimed at primary school children in Key Stage 2. The project will take place between February and July 2021 and is designed and delivered by four Undergraduate Warwick Students.

The project is entirely digital and can be done from home or school on a computer. It is asynchronous so the children get to meet our students indirectly via videos and blogs. The activity is opened to all, so please feel free to use for your own events or with your own children. Challenges will be released in the first week of each month.

Fri 12 Feb 2021, 14:42

Meet our new Warwick Institute of Engagement Fellows

Warwick Institute of Engagement is excited to announce the appointment of 38 Foundation Fellows, 27 Honorary Fellows and 32 Associate Fellows of the Institute. They’ll shape the future of engagement as Warwick and the world around us. Meet our new faces and see what they have to say about engagement.

Wed 03 Feb 2021, 14:47

TeamWork - can you provide a four week, virtual internship for students?

Warwick is partnering with world-leading Universities to deliver an established virtual internship programme, connecting teams of multi-disciplinary students with a wide variety of organisations.

By taking part, you will have a team of six students apply their perspectives, skills, global outlook and academic abilities to your specific business need. Plus it’s a great way of supporting our students!

Mon 25 Jan 2021, 13:20

International Political Economy alumni "online get togethers"

International Political Economy (IPE) graduates have an opportunity to join a series of “online get-togethers” between IPE alumni and current students. The idea is for students to learn from your experiences on leaving university and starting your professional career. The focus is not so much on specific job opportunities but to hear from you and your personal development. If you would be interested in getting involved with this, please get in touch.

Mon 25 Jan 2021, 13:19

COVID-19 - Online education resources for school children

We want to support parents, children and teachers with home schooling once again during lockdown.

Find a collection of our online education resources for school children and signposted external sources. All of these resources are either free, or they have been made free during the period of school closures.

Fri 08 Jan 2021, 08:25

New Year’s Honours for Warwick community

Congratulations to the Queen’s New Year’s Honours recipients from our Warwick community.

Fri 08 Jan 2021, 08:22

Four things you may not know about vaccination

Here are four things you might not know about vaccines and vaccination from Dr Gareth Millward from the Centre for the History of Medicine

Fri 18 Dec 2020, 11:17

2020 Christmas Lectures Online

Produced in association with the University of Warwick’s Department of Physics, six intrepid Physicists bring you a bite-sized taste of the world-class research happening on campus ONLINE. So, pull on your Christmas jumper, grab a mince pie and settle down with family members or friends for these FREE ten-minute lectures featuring mind-boggling science and some explosive experiments you can do at home.

Fri 18 Dec 2020, 11:10

Warwick Arts Centre receives £1.9m Capital Kickstart grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Warwick Arts Centre has been awarded a £1.9m Capital Kickstart grant as part of the Government’s Recovery Fund.

Fri 11 Dec 2020, 12:00

Media coverage of student mental health at UK universities

Read a message on student mental health and the University

Wed 09 Dec 2020, 18:30

Statement from VC Stuart Croft

Read a message from the Vice-Chancellor, on sexual misconduct and the University

Tue 08 Dec 2020, 12:00

Study UK: Preparing for Work MOOC

The Study UK team is running the free Preparing for Work  MOOC again, beginning on 19 October.

The course is designed for current international students at UK universities who are about to graduate from undergraduate or postgraduate courses, as well as recent graduates and international alumni who already have some work experience.

Fri 09 Oct 2020, 09:18

Women in Economics: Speakers Needed

Earlier this year, Warwick hosted the UK’s first ever Women in Economics Student Workshop which brought the students’ perspective into the debate on female under-representation in the discipline. Following the event, Warwick students were inspired to establish a new Women in Economics student society.  They are now looking for any Economics alumnae who might be willing to speak at a future event (albeit virtually for now) about their career journey since graduating, and to offer any tips or advice from their own experiences.

Wed 16 Sep 2020, 13:51

Volunteer Mentors Needed

The Student Opportunity team are looking for volunteer mentors to support students from a widening participation background.

The programme aims to provide students with an opportunity to grow their confidence, learn how they may develop professional skills and gain an insight into professional life or different industries to support their career journey.

Mon 14 Sep 2020, 11:28

Warwick Summer School

Warwick Summer School is a three week programme open to undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals and recommended by 97% of our Alumni.

The Summer School also offers a fully-inclusive 10 night programme for 16-18 year olds.

Mon 14 Sep 2020, 11:20

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