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Alumni Interview: Dr Andy Palmer CMG

Dr Andy Palmer CMG (Manufacturing Systems Engineering [IGDS], 1990), is an alumnus of WMG and one of the leading and most respected figures in the UK automotive sector. He has had a glittering career at the top of some of the world’s biggest and best-known automobile manufacturers, including Nissan and Aston Martin.

Tue 20 Jul 2021, 11:44

Warwick Arts Centre completes £25.5 million transformation

Warwick Arts Centre has now officially completed its four year long £25.5 million transformational redevelopment and has begun the 100 day countdown to prepare for its new full season of arts events on 1st October 2021.

Wed 30 Jun 2021, 09:57

New 48+ hectare public eco park plan announced for campus

The University of Warwick has submitted a proposal to create a huge new 48+ hectare public eco park on the south side of its campus for consideration in the South Warwickshire Local Plan. The new eco park will help support and develop an even more sustainable future for the campus, its students and staff, and its surrounding communities.

Thu 17 Jun 2021, 10:37

University of Warwick Apprenticeships

If you like the idea of earning while your learn, an apprenticeship could be the perfect opportunity for you to gain experience as well as a qualification to start your career.

Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11:19

Warwick Enterprise: Summer Innovation Programme

Taking place from 14 to 18 June 2021, Warwick Enterprise: Summer Innovation Programme is a weeklong celebration of innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities at the University of Warwick.

Warwick Enterprise has prepared a plethora of activities that you can get involved with. These range from engaging discussions about student innovation and social enterprise, to fun hands-on activities like the Social Innovation Challenge and VR Design Workshop that lets students get to experience what actual enterprise and design is like!

To bring you a variety of exciting collaborative events, we have teamed up with a number of community stakeholders, such as the Coventry City of Culture 2021, Women of the Future Programme, the NOI Club, Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre, and many more. Upon registration, you will have access to all of the events on Microsoft Teams.

Register to secure your spot today.

Thu 03 Jun 2021, 10:58

University of Warwick Graduate Scheme

Joining our graduate scheme will put you at the heart of the University, working in a variety of professional services roles. You’ll gain hands-on experience of working on a number of high-profile projects whilst obtaining on-the-job learning as well as a structured professional development programme and a project management qualification. Come along to one of our virtual information events to hear more about the scheme from previous Warwick graduate trainees.

Tue 25 May 2021, 11:42

The Resonate Festival

The Resonate Festival will bring together a 12-month programme of inspiring and interactive events for all ages to spark ideas, curiosity and creativity as part of Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

Thu 13 May 2021, 09:27

Current COVID-19 crisis in India

A message for our alumni and friends

Wed 12 May 2021, 10:07

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

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

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

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