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University announces further funding for Leamington Street Marshals

The University of Warwick has announced it will continue to fund the Leamington Street Marshals for a further five years.

Warwick to award honorary degrees to radio Reverend, Olympic rowing coach, dyslexia researcher, author, leading literary critic, and teaching innovator

The University of Warwick has announced today, Wednesday 16th of December 2015, that it will award honorary degrees to six people at its winter degree ceremonies which will run from 20th to 22nd January 2016. Those to be honoured include:

  • Radio and TV cleric The Reverend Richard Coles
  • Warwickshire born science fiction, fantasy, & climbing writer M John Harrison
  • Renowned critic of Latin American fiction Professor Gerald Martin
  • Leading dyslexia researcher Professor Margaret Snowling
  • Olympic rowing coach Mr Paul Thompson MBE
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Teach First Mr Brett Wigdortz OBE

Warwick announces that it has surpassed its 50th anniversary £50 million appeal

The University of Warwick has just announced that it has surpassed the goal it set of raising £50 million to invest in research and teaching by the end of its 50th anniversary year in 2015.

Warwick signs cancer research partnership with China’s Sun Yat-sen University

The University of Warwick and Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a research partnership in cancer diagnosis and specialist cancer care.

In Memoriam: James Murphy

It is with deep sadness that the University reports the death of undergraduate student James Murphy in a kayaking accident while on holiday in New Zealand. James was entering the third year of his undergraduate philosophy degree at Warwick. He was on an exchange to Monash our partner university in Australia.

Sat 26 Sep 2015, 12:28 | Tags: University Affairs

Warwick to provide 20 scholarships for refugees

The University of Warwick has announced that it will immediately offer 10 student scholarships for refugees seeking a place at university to study or research in this academic year (2015-16).

Tue 22 Sep 2015, 15:42 | Tags: University of Warwick, University Affairs

Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 Longlist Announced

The Warwick Prize for Writing announces today, 19 June 2015, its longlist of 13 titles under consideration for its 2015 edition. The unique biennial literary prize, run by the University of Warwick, is worth £25,000 and is an international cross-disciplinary award open to any genre or form of writing. The theme for this year’s prize is ‘Instinct’.

Fri 19 Jun 2015, 10:24 | Tags: University of Warwick, University Affairs, English

University of Warwick announces new Double Masters degree with University of Waterloo

The University of Warwick has announced it will be offering students a new double degree in global politics in association with the University of Waterloo, Canada.

Wed 15 Apr 2015, 09:04 | Tags: University Affairs

Lord Mayor plays host to education leaders from across the world

The Lord Mayor of Coventry hosted a lunch in the city last week for senior academics and administrators from 10 Higher Education institutions, spanning six continents.

Wed 18 Jun 2014, 17:26 | Tags: Education, University Affairs

Warwick and King’s College London to establish London-based Centre for Urban Science and Progress

Warwick and King’s College London, in partnership with New York University, plan a major initiative in collaboration with the GLA and the London Borough of Southwark to launch 'CUSP London', a branch of NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress, to be based at Canada Water from 2018. The announcement was made on Monday 17 June 2014 by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, at an event organised by Bloomberg to mark the start of London Technology Week.

Tue 17 Jun 2014, 12:10 | Tags: University Affairs, Campus Life

New route will help people get on their bike around the University of Warwick

A new walking and cycling route through the University of Warwick that gives students, staff and local people the chance to make more of their everyday journeys without having to rely on a car, was officially opened on Wednesday 11th December by the University of Warwick and charity Sustrans.

Fri 20 Dec 2013, 10:54 | Tags: University Affairs, Campus Life

Universities Week 2012

Universities Week 2012 takes place from 30th April – 7th May and will see universities across the UK taking part in events and activities to showcase the excellence and the achievements of our universities, students, staff and alumni.

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