Walsall Campus

Walsall Campus Life

Three of our liveliest Academic Schools have made Walsall their home. You'll rub shoulders with students pursuing their goals in music, dance, sport, education, health, events management , tourism and hospitality.

It's a fun and energetic mix, with every discipline benefiting from a campus that's new and fit-for-purpose.

Where you'll find us

Walsall Campus is just minutes from Junction 9 of the M6 motorway and a mile from the busy town centre.

Take the 529 bus direct to Wolverhampton in around 20 minutes, or save money on one of our own free shuttle buses which connect all four campuses.

Direct trains run from Walsall town centre to Wolverhampton every 30 minutes while on average, four trains an hour run directly to Birmingham New Street.

On-campus facilities

  • Walsall Sports Centre: the multi-million pound Centre has expertly staffed and highly equipped sports science laboratories. There's a 12-court, multi-activity sports hall, a six-lane, floodlit athletics track, all-weather floodlit pitch, throws and jumps area, dance studio and swimming pool.  Find out more about Walsall Campus' sports facilities.
    • Did you know? The Walsall Campus Sports Centre was an official training base for the 2012 Olympics
  • The Learning Centre  is open seven-days-a-week and offers all the relevant information for your studies as well as somewhere you can access expert help.
  • Walsall Student Village is a CCTV-monitored courtyard development with a 24-hour security presence and over 300 en-suite study bedrooms. Find out more about accommodation
  • The Performance Hub: an impressive teaching and learning space it will host facilities that support drama, dance and music students. Includes a 125-seat studio theatre. More about The Performance Hub.
  • Learning technology: the new teaching building provides flexible IT teaching and learning areas, three advanced lecture theatres, and specialist teaching rooms, ranging from primary science laboratories, to specialist design and teaching facilities. 
  • The Institute for Learning Enhancement: leads innovative practice in learning and teaching across the University.
  • Boundary House: the refurbished facilities allow trainee nurses and other healthcare professionals to follow the academic part of their course.

Around the campus

  • From a nibble to a nosh-up, there's food for your mood – the food court has a variety of fresh dishes from healthy salad bars to Far Eastern, Mediterranean and traditional dishes, or try the Café Bar for sandwiches, jackets and baguettes
  • The Students’ Union at Walsall has a Squeezebox, which has everything from coffee, smoothies and milkshakes to paninis and pizza to satisfy those hunger cravings. There is also a licensed bar which has everything from beer to cocktails. The SU also has a free cash point, free xbox, free wi-fi, and specialist advice and information available from our professional, impartial Advice and Support Service. 

Around town

  • An excellent selection of bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants
  • The New Art Gallery, Leather MuseumWalsall Arboretum, and a beautiful Victorian park where you can explore around 35 acres of lakes, trees and gardens