The Students’ Union
The University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union is an
independent charity that is run by students for
We offer opportunities to get involved in social and sporting
activities, we provide advice and support for you on all matters
affecting you as a student, and we develop your skills to increase
your chances of success in the job market.
So whether you want to join a club or society, put on an event,
campaign for students’ rights, access professional advice, or
simply find a place to chill in a comfy and safe environment – come
to the Union, it’s your home away from home and we want you to get
the most out of your time as a student.
The Union is run by an Executive Committee of students who are
elected to represent you during your time at university.
If you have an issue that’s affecting you, the Executive will
help you to resolve it.
Advice and Support Centre (ASC)
The Union’s Advice and Support
Centre supports all students independently of the University.
We offer specialist advice on finance, housing, academic and
international students’ issues.
Book an appointment to see a friendly adviser and we’ll do our
best to help you to resolve your queries.
Societies are a great way for you to make the most of your
spare time while at University. They are run by students, for
students and hold meetings, day trips, activities and social events
for you to get involved with.
They are a great way for you to meet people who share the same
interests or a chance to try something new. There are over 60
including groups based on hobbies, pastimes, religions, faiths,
sports, causes and politics.
For an affordable annual fee you can join a sports club and benefit from membership to a
whole range of recreational and competitive sports.
Whether you are looking to compete and represent your university
or just have some fun, keep fit and meet new people, our sports
provision has something for every student regardless of age and
ability - so come along and get involved!
The Union offers many opportunities for students to get involved
in volunteering within
the University and the wider community.
You can register all of your volunteer hours which are converted
at the end of the year into a certificate – excellent evidence of
extra-curricular development that you can show to employers.
We are committed to the welfare and safety of all our students.
Throughout the academic year, various campaigns are run by
the Executive team to raise awareness of issues and encourage
students to look after their health, safety and welfare whilst
they’re at university.
We are here to campaign for the changes you want to see – come
and join us!
The Activities Centre
The Union’s Activities
Centre on City Campus is a smart, hi-tech area with PC access,
free wireless connectivity for laptops and mobile phones, and a
social learning space. This is also where we offer a service for
binding assignments and where you can book our state-of-the-art new
training and meeting rooms.
Your Executive Officers are also based in this area, so pop by
to say hello.
Coffee Lounge and Juice Bar
Our coffee lounge located just off the main corridor in the MD
building on City Campus is a welcoming environment for you to come
to in between lectures. Its comfortable seating area means you can
take it easy, read a book, or simply chat with friends over a cup
of Fairtrade coffee whilst listening to some of your favourite
The new Squeezebox juice bar located in our new space in the WS
building at Walsall Campus has all this and more! This fantastic
contemporary social space is the place to go if you’re after PC
access or if you want an alternative place to unwind. You can also
enjoy fresh fruit smoothies and hot drinks made from ethically
sourced products, as well as healthy snacks and local produce.
As well as helping you to organise your own events, we also link
up with bars and clubs in the local area to make sure you have
access to the safest and cheapest student nights out.
The NUS Extra Card is the all-year official discount and benefit
card exclusive to students. You can register for a NUS Extra card
by either visiting the Students’ Union on City or Walsall Campus,
or by visiting the official website www.nus.org.uk