Why choose Wolverhampton for education?

One of Britain's largest and most established providers of teacher education.

State of the art Education and Teaching Building with teaching rooms fitted with interactive whiteboards, three lecture theatres as well as social learning areas and a coffee shop.

In 2006 the University of Wolverhampton was ranked second in the country for employability of initial teacher education graduates at both Primary and Secondary level. (source: CEER)

Wide range of courses. We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate routes to becoming a teacher as well as a wealth of courses in the education arena. We also offer CPD courses for current education professionals.

Ofsted rated Grade 2: Good for Primary teacher education.

Ofsted rated Grade 2: Good  for Secondary teacher education.

Ofsted rated Grade 2: Good for Employment-based teacher education with many Outstanding elements.

Ofsted rated Grade 2: Good for Post-Compulsory Education teacher education; this places us joint second in the country.

High level of graduate employability: 95% of our 2009 teacher training graduates are employed as teachers. (source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey).

Vibrant and rapidly developing research culture.

We have four Learning Centres (based at Compton, Telford, Wolverhampton City and Walsall). Each learning centre has a range of academic books, journals and networked computers. The learning centres have over 8,000 electronic journal articles, they offer 'study skills' courses and have a live web-based help facility, where you can 'chat' to an academic librarian.

Dedicated to the concepts of Lifelong Learning and widening participation.

We have four campuses with a free shuttle bus taking you around each site on a regular basis. Whether you have a lecture to go to or you want to meet up with friends on another campus, you can catch the intersite bus for free by showing your student card.

For those sports enthusiasts, our Walsall Sports Centre offers 12 sports halls, a swimming pool, a dance studio, an athletics track, a floodlit football pitch and much more. It is also being used to train Judo hopefuls for the 2012 Olympics!

Student successes

Don't take our word for it! Visit the student successes pages to find out what some of our current students think about their course, the resources available and life at the University of Wovlerhampton.