Wrexham Glyndŵr University started in 2008 and is named after a Welsh scholar and hero called Owain Glyndŵr. We are proud to be named after a man who cherished learning, loved his country, embraced an international outlook, and constantly demonstrated an inspiring and enterprising approach to life. His spirit lies at the heart of Wrexham Glyndŵr University.
Coming to university is a chance to broaden your horizons, develop your skills and increase your knowledge in a subject you love, whether you are looking to start a career, or are returning to education to develop in your existing role or even embark on a career change.
All our courses have practical experience at their heart and you will graduate with the assurance that you not only developed have the knowledge needed for your chosen career but you are also able to apply that knowledge. You will also have real experience to tell prospective employers about.
We pride ourselves on applied research at Wrexham Glyndŵr University – that is research which makes a difference to industry and communities regionally and nationally.
Our expertise spans a wide range of areas and is fundamental to the work of our faculties:
The Careers and Employability Service at Wrexham Glyndŵr University has a wealth of expertise, resources, and opportunities to help you make your career decisions and support you to gain the experience needed to fulfil your potential.
The service is designed to provide impartial and professional information, advice and guidance for potential students, current students and graduates. It also works with employers to promote their vacancies and volunteering opportunities.
Whether you are looking for part-time work while you are studying, a volunteer opportunity over a semester break or a graduate job on completion of your course – our team will be there to support you every step of the way.
Moving away to University can be a big change, but there are lots of services available offering you support and guidance, helping you adapt to your new life.
You’re bound to have questions that need answering during your studies with us and our friendly ASK team are on hand to help. You’ll be able to access support and assistance in a wide range of areas from academic procedures and enrolment, accommodation, and induction through to where to go for health care support, ID card replacement, timetables, graduation and everything in between. If we can’t answer your question ourselves, we are also in the know for who to ask, so we can soon put you in touch with the relevant person within the University.
Wrexham Village offers unrivalled student accommodation. The two purpose built accommodation buildings offer 321 en-suite bedrooms divided into 6, 7 and 8 living quarters that share a fully equipped communal kitchen and living area; perfect for relaxing and socialising with fellow students, friends and colleagues.
At Wrexham Glyndwr University we are dedicated to creating a supportive environment where you can be sure that meeting your needs will be at the heart of all we do. We are a university known for the excellent care and support we offer – that is why we have such a diverse student population and a great record of helping people to reach their potential.
Wrexham Glyndwr University’s campuses reflect our specialisms as well as hosting a range of facilities to meet the needs of students - we have your studying and entertainment needs covered. Each campus has its own distinct character, identity and purpose and is an asset to not only our student population, but also its community and the businesses in the region.
Facilities are vast and diverse, as you’d expect of a main campus. From our engineering facilities tailored to our course specialisms of aeronautics, performance cars, mechanics and electrics through to our dedicated centres to support our education courses; the Centre for the Child, Family and Society; and our creative arts courses.
Wrexham, along with the rest of Wales, is extremely passionate about its sport, which is one of the defining features of this part of the world. Not only is this reflected in the sport and leisure offering at Wrexham Glyndwr University, but the region itself is home to professional and semi-professional sports clubs which offer up some great entertainment for sports fans. There will be ample opportunities to take part and perhaps try something completely different, whilst making some great friends in the process.
So whether you're an active participant or you're just happy to support from the comfort of your seat, Wrexham and the local area has something for everyone.
Our SU and their team of sabbatical officers host a regular programme of events, including Freshers’ Week celebrations to Summer balls and Christmas parties.
Our Student Bar, The Cent, forms the hub for student entertainment and is a great place to hang out. As you would expect it is a focal point to meet new friends from your course and to go out with your room mates. It is the place to be to relax and socialise on campus.