A record number of students signed up for clubs and societies at
the University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union during Welcome
The University and Union welcomed thousands of new arrivals
earlier last month (SEP) with a host of activities and events.
The Union also held a special coffee morning for mature students
for the first time, which proved very successful.
More than 1,800 new students signed up to societies – almost
double the number from last year. A significantly larger number of
students also signed up to sports clubs this year following the
introduction of an additional 12 recreational sports.
The Union also organised nights out across the city and Walsall
which were packed with students. By working in partnership with
local clubs and bars, they were able to offer safer, student only,
Students’ Union President Bally Singh said: “The week went
brilliantly overall. With the help of student volunteers and hard
working staff, the Union pulled off a jam packed week, with events
for the diverse student body across all campuses including Compton
“We’re very pleased that so many students have signed up for our
societies and clubs. It will add to their overall experience and
ensure their time here is memorable and fun.”
For more information about the Students’ Union and its
activities see www.wolvesunion.org.uk
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Relations Office on 01902 322003.
Date issued: Tuesday, 6 October
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