One of the UK's leading placement programme

WXP is a placement programme for graduates and students from any discipline. The University of Wolverhampton works with businesses across the West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire to source enterprising students and graduates for these placements.  

Through the WXP programme you can:

  • Source enterprising students in a variety of subject areas for short term 8-12 week summer placements (cost £335 +VAT per week, which includes a training allowance of £262.50 a week no NI or tax)
  • Offer recent graduates placements for specific projects or trial potential future employees for up to 12 weeks (cost £335 +VAT per week, which includes a training allowance of £262.50 a week no NI or tax)
  • Access graduates available for up to 44 week placements (cost £335.00 + VAT per week, this includes the graduate salary and payroll service)
  • Access bright students for 48 week placements linked to their studies (cost £335.00 + VAT per week,  including the student salary and payroll service)

You will be supported throughout by our WXP Placements Team, who source the opportunities, match suitable candidates and deal with all the administration.  As this is a training scheme a full payment service for the training allowance element is included.

To find out more call the team on 01902 321688 or email

We currently have funding available to support SME’s in the West Midlands, subject to terms and conditions, please contact the team for more information

Case Study

See how this scheme can help you as an employer by reading the below case studies.

Extramile Communications Case Study

LRS Case Study

Stanford Marsh Case Study