University of Wolverhampton City Campus

Living in the area

Find out why Wolverhampton, Telford and Walsall are great places to study and live.

What's the area like?

Why Wolverhampton?

  • We're the friendliest University in the West Midlands, according to former students
  • Wolverhampton is one of the most cost-friendly places for students to live in the UK, according 
  • It's a great location. Birmingham is 20 minutes away, as is the beautiful Shropshire countryside. London, Liverpool and Manchester are less than a couple of hours away
  • Cultural highlights include the Grand Theatre, Art Gallery, Light House cinema, the Pop Arts gallery and our own Arena Theatre
  • The campus is in Wolverhampton City Centre, and has that city 'buzz' - but is small enough to feel like a community
  • The area has a great musical heritage - top bands regularly play at Wolverhampton venues. 

Find out more about City campus.

Visit Wolverhampton
Find out what's on with the official guide to the city from Wolverhampton City Council.

Why Telford?

  • A peaceful campus in a great location and set in the beautiful Shropshire countryside
  • Oakengates Theatre in Telford
  • Home to the historic Ironbridge, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution
  • Biggest and best shopping centre in all of Shropshire
  • Attractions include the 450 acre Telford Town Park, ski centre, ice rink and ten-screen cinema
  • Telford International Centre is the 6th largest exhibition centre in the UK
  • Telford's Racquet Centre hosts many prestigious sporting events.

Find out more about Telford campus.

What's on in Telford
Find out what's on in the Telford area with the Council website.

Why Walsall?

  • A friendly campus community, with access to great accommodation and sporting facilities
  • Home to the renowned Walsall Art Gallery
  • Walsall Illuminations are a regular annual feast for the eyes
  • Plenty of pubs and clubs for nights every day of the week
  • Attractions include a cinema, Walsall Football Club and casino.

Find out more about Walsall campus.

What's on in Walsall
Find out what's on with the official guide to the town from Walsall Council.