WPU

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AcronymDefinition
WPUWilliam Paterson University (Wayne, New Jersey)
WPUWilliam Penn University (Oskaloosa, Iowa)
WPUWind Power Unit
WPUWilliam Pitt Union (University of Pittsburgh)
WPUWidening Participation Unit (UK)
WPUWorld Parity Unit (currencies)
WPUWater Purification Unit
WPUWeapon Processor Unit
WPUWetenschappelijke en Professionele Uitgevers
WPUWall Push-Up (strength-building exercise)
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The Belfast woman said: "At the start of second year I was living in a homeless shelter and Deirdre Lynskey was installed as the care leaver contact in Queen's Widening Participation Unit.
Queens University Belfast wishes to create a Framework of experienced bus operators to provide an Executive Minibus and Coach Hire Service for General use and for the Widening Participation Unit (Lot 1), a Minibus and Coach Hire Services for Queen~s Clubs and Societies (Lot 2), a Shuttle Bus Service for the Faculty of Medicine between the Belfast City Hospital and the Royal Victoria Hospital and a Shuttle Bus Service for the Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT) between Queens University Elmwood Avenue and the NI Science Park (Lot 3).
The Widening Participation Unit offers local students who show sporting promise in certain geographical areas an opportunity to attend the University by accepting lesser grades if they attend a summer school prior to taking up their place at the University.
This finding is among a range of figures unearthed by Liverpool University's widening participation unit which reveals: More than half the wards in Liverpool,Knowsley and Halton send just 16% of their children to university -compared to 80% in the wealthiest areas.
The startling statistic is among a range of worrying figures unearthed by Liverpool University's widening participation unit which reveal: n More than half the wards in Liverpool,Knowsley and Halton send just 16% of their children to university -compared to 80% in the wealthiest areas.
Dr Kevin Whitston, the directorof a Widening Participation unit at Birmingham University, was candid about the state school shortfall.