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Information on Wolverhampton

Find out all you need to know before you come to study with us here at the University of Wolverhampton.

The University of Wolverhampton‌

The University of Wolverhampton - a great place to start your journey to a bright and positive future.

We have a clear vision for our graduates and offer everything you need to ‌succeed in a global economy. We aim to go beyond opening your mind and ‌‌broadening your horizons - ensuring that as a graduate you'll be digitally_MG_0559_RET_CA literate, knowledgeable and enterprising, and have a global outlook on life.

And we've invested over £115million in our campuses over the‌last 10 years, including a multimillion pound technology centre.

Wolverhampton City

Wolverhampton is a thriving cosmopolitan city with a population of around 250,000. With a history going back to 985AD, it is most famous for its industrial heritage. It has interesting historic houses and listed buildings, an extensive leisure canal network and over 1400 acres of parkland.

As well as being close to the beautiful Shropshire and Staffordshire countryside, Wolverhampton is conveniently located just a few miles from Birmingham - England's second largest city.

It offers something for everyone, such as a shopping centre, numerous cafes, bars and restaurants, a theatre, art gallery, cinemas and the excellent Light House Media Centre. Sporting highlights include football, speedway, horse racing and dog racing.

City Campus is situated right in the heart of Wolverhampton. It is the largest of our sites and is divided into a North and South campus within walking distance of each other.


Walsall dates back to Anglo-Saxon times, and 2000 years ago the settlement was well know to Roman legions marching along Watling Street to the northern outpost of the Empire at Chester and Shrewsbury.

Once nicknamed the 'Town of a Hundred Trades', the town is now home to one of the oldest existing outdoor markets and has recently undergone a major redevelopment.

There is a wide range of museums, galleries and other attractions.

Walsall Campus is just outside Walsall's bustling town centre. The campus has a muti-million pound sports centre and a Student Village.


Telford is one of Britain's new towns, situated in the heart of Shropshire countryside. It is named after Thomas Telford who became Shropshire's first surveyor in the late 19th century. It has a modern indoor shopping centre with over 120 stores and there are other attractions, such as an ice rink where the Telford Tigers play ice hockey and you can go ice-skating throughout the year. Its modern business environment attracts many companies from overseas.