University of Wolverhampton

With over 500 courses to choose from delivered across our 18 Schools and Institutes, the University of Wolverhampton's attractive offering to students from around the world includes 96% graduate employability, teaching informed by world-leading research, strong business links, and state-of-the-art facilities.

Top reasons to study here

  • The University of Wolverhampton has recently been awarded QS 4 stars!
  • Modern facilities – we’ve invested around £125m over the last 15 years to ensure that our facilities for students are world class.
  • Our students are more employable than ever – 96% graduate employability!

About

History

The roots of the University of Wolverhampton lie in the 19th century growth of Mechanics Institutes, which provided vocational and general education for working men. 

The Wolverhampton Free Library also developed technical, scientific, commercial and general classes. 

Education

We have a variety of undergraduate degree courses for you to choose from and many highly regarded professional bodies are pleased to put their names to our courses. This means that when you study your degree with us, you can be sure they reflect industry practice and professional standards.

Research

Our research activities impact positively on business, the environment, society - and of course, our students. The work we are doing helps to advance knowledge and address real world problems, such as the health of aging populations and sustainable development, in a variety of different ways.

Across the University, there is a growing number of dedicated Research Centres and inter-disciplinary Research Institutes that cover a variety of research topics - ranging from designing for people with dementia, to new discoveries in diabetes.

Career

At Careers, Enterprise and the Workplace we understand that many students come to the University of Wolverhampton not just for their interest in a subject but because they want a successful career and a better life. However, with so much going on, it can sometimes be difficult to find the time to focus on what is important for your future.

There are things that you can be doing from year one to improve your career prospects, so don't leave it to your final year before coming to find out how we can help you. We can give you the time and support you need to think about, plan, prepare and put in place the necessary steps for your career aspirations.

Services

Student services

Living in University halls isn't always easy. The most important thing to remember is that you're not alone. Here is some of the support available to you.

  • Students with disabilities
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Campus Security
  • Student Conduct and Wellbeing
  • Financial Support
  • MenW - Meningitus Vaccinations
  • Drink Awareness
  • How do I seek help?
  • Coping With Stress
  • Mental Health
  • Counselling Service
  • Students Union
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Useful Contacts

Housing services

Your Facilities Information Hub manages the student accommodation at all campuses across the University. We will assist you if you have any problems in the accommodation or if you are experiencing any difficulties with the people you live with. We will also help you if you want to change rooms or if you have any invoice queries

Accommodation fees are due for payment either:

  • In advance of arrival
  • On arrival
  • On receipt of an invoice. (The dates for payments will be stated on the invoice)

University of Wolverhampton Students' Union also has a private student accommodation section on its webpages here you'll be able to find a list of letting agencies that allow student lettings.

Library services

We have libraries at each of our main campuses: City, Walsall, Telford and Burton. At each of these you can speak to our friendly helpful staff, access print resources, IT equipment and study spaces.

Student Life

Campus life

City Campus is the main site for the University, and is situated in the heart of the City Centre.

Telford Innovation Campus houses the latest business and technology facilities. It's home to innovative and enterprising companies from all over Britain and overseas.

Walsall Campus boasts our flagship sporting and accommodation facilities. It's also home to three of our liveliest Academic Schools. And the Walsall Campus Sports Centre is also a national judo centre of excellence.

The University of Wolverhampton Science Park supports the development of innovative businesses working in science, technology, knowledge-based and creative sectors by providing a high quality environment and associated support services.

Sports facilities

Our University sports teams will shortly be holding preseason/ open training sessions for new and existing student to join the teams. 

  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Football
  • Futsal
  • Individual Sports
  • Judo
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Strength and Conditioning

Student clubs

One of the best things about being part of an alumni community is that you get to keep in touch with the many friends that you made while at university. Joining a society or network is a great way to do this.

The Students' Union of the University of Wolverhampton offers a variety of societies that are available to current students and graduates.

Societies are a great way for you to meet people who share the same interests or to try something new. There are over 60 societies including groups based on hobbies, faiths, sports, causes and politics.

Accreditation

Internationally recognised qualifications – the University offers over 250 undergraduate and 120 postgraduate courses, many of which are accredited by professional bodies.

Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom

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