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Vital Statistics

Student numbers  

Data source HESA return and SITS for 2011/12 academic year.  

Academic SchoolTotalTotal%
School of Art & Design1,4526.7
School of Applied Sciences2,1139.7
School for Education Futures3,44815.9
School of Health and Wellbeing4,50720.8
School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications3,23114.9
School of Sports, Performing Arts and Leisure1,7348
School of Technology2,97213.7
University of Wolverhampton Business School2,18010.1
Level of study Full-time Part-time Combined
Undergraduate 12,7984,91917,717
Postgraduate taught 1,4002,2683,668
Postgraduate research143158301
Total 14,3417,34521,686
Gender No. %
Total 21,686100


Ethnicity Total. %
Asian Indian2,21110.2
Asian Pakistani1,4196.5
Black African1,3996.5
Black Caribbean 9874.6
Not known 7243.3
Other Asian background 5082.3
Mixed – White & Black Caribbean 3821.8
Asian Bangladeshi3041.4
Asian Chinese2191
Other Black background 2081
Mixed – White & Asian1510.7
Other mixed background 1290.6
Mixed – White & Black African530.2
Total 21,686100


Staff numbers  

Data source University of Wolverhampton staffing reports, November 2012.  

Staff group No. %
Admin, Professional1,17149.56
Academic 81334.4
Total 2,363100


Working patterns No. %
Part-time 66728.2
Total 2,363100
Gender No. %
Total 2,363100
Ethnicity No. %
White – British1,86779
Asian or Asian British – Indian1908
Black or Black British – Caribbean 733.1
Other White background 632.7
Black or Black British – African271.1
White – Irish261.1
Asian other 180.8
Asian or Asian British – Pakistani150.6
Asian or Asian British – Bangladeshi130.5
Ethnic other 110.5
Black other 110.5
Mixed – White & Black Caribbean 100.4
Not known 90.4
Other mixed background 70.3
Mixed – White & Black African50.2
Mixed – White & Asian20.1
Total 2,363100



Income £’000 %
Funding Council Grants60,95338
Academic Fees and Support Grants61,81839
Other operating income 33,25121
Research Grants and other contracts 3,6272
Endowment income and interest receivable7520*
Total 160,401100
*Less than 1%  


How the income was used£’000 %
Staff costs85,90158
Other operating expenses 51,28635
Depreciation 8,0365
Interest payable2,9442


Income for applied research and development

Applied research and development forms part of other operating income.


Financial year

Income for applied research and development
Applied research and development forms part of other
operating income.

For our full financial statement for the year ended
31 July 2012, visit: