Two students walking through shops in Wolverhampton, passing a sign reading GRAIN STORE

Living in Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton and the nearby countryside provide the perfect environment for a fun, fulfilling student experience. Recently voted the cheapest student city in the UK, it’s an exciting and affordable urban study destination that’s only 19 minutes on the train away from the UK’s second-largest city of Birmingham, and under 90 minutes from Manchester and Liverpool.

Make the most of your time with us by discovering the jewels of the city and the gorgeous rural surroundings below. Whether you crave nightlife and entertainment, sports and the outdoors, or wonderful places to eat and shop, Wolverhampton and the Black Country has it all.

Living Outside Wolverhampton


Walsall Campus’s strong community and intimate atmosphere are two great reasons to study here. The campus facilities and the amenities in Walsall town nearby have plenty to offer, with lots to do and see.

The multi-million-pound Sports Centre is equipped with courts, studios and more, while the town centre offers bars, clubs, shops, and great places to eat.



Our most peaceful campus, Telford is surrounded by greenery and fields. Beyond the campus you’ll find theatre, gigs, cinemas and attractions, giving you plenty of things to do when you need a break from your studies. Just for fun, you can fly high at the Sky Reach Park, or take a dip into the past via Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World. Find out more on our Living in Telford page.