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University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street Wolverhampton,
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At the University of Wolverhampton, we’re proud of the opportunities we offer our students. Wherever you’re studying with us – whether at one of our UK campuses, or in your own country – we’re committed to making your student experience worthwhile.

You can be confident in our quality: we were awarded a Silver award as part of the Teaching Excellence Framework assessment in 2018. This award recognises that the University delivers provision that is of high quality and consistently exceeds the rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education with most students achieving excellent outcomes.

We continue to work with partners around the world to deliver a wide range of courses to suit your ambitions. Here are some other reasons you should choose us:

  • Long and successful history: we’ve been providing opportunity and excellence for over 190 years.
  • We’re commended! We received a commendation – the highest accolade – in our most recent assessment by the Quality Assurance Agency.
  • Low cost of living: you can make your money go further with us compared to many other cities in the UK.
  • Great transport: travel the UK easily thanks to our central location.
  • Our students get jobs! We have an excellent graduate employability rate – with 96% of our Class of 2017 continuing their studies or working, according to the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education report.

You can meet people from all over the world and enjoy new experiences at Wolverhampton.

Throughout the year, our calendar of on-site events brings students, staff and the wider community together, with events such as:

•“Freshers” (new student) fairs

•Summer Party

•family fun days

•food fairs

•Christmas in the Courtyard

Our thriving international student body enriches our campuses and adds further flavour to our multi-cultural city. Our annual International Fair showcases the breadth of cultural influences at the University with food, music and dance.

If you follow a faith or want to explore your spirituality, the city centre’s square mile offers churches, mosques, gurdwaras and temples.

Whatever your interests, you’ll find the Students’ Union has societies for you to get involved in, such as:

•African Caribbean 












•Ministry of Muggleborns


You can also go to the Students’ Union to gain free, independent advice if you have any problems, whether academic, or personal.

We advise you apply well in advance to allow plenty of time to arrange your visa, accommodation and deal with any other issues ahead of your studies.

We can help! For support and advice, contact our friendly team today:

Email: [email protected] 

Visit: wlv.ac.uk/international/apply

Download our latest International Guide to discover our 10-step guide to applying.

Our Careers, Enterprise and The Workplace department offers a wide range of services and resources to help you gain experience in developing a successful career.

Our team of qualified careers advisors can help you explore the options available to you at the end of your course.

Through our careers workshops and short courses, you can get expert guidance on:

•completing application forms in the most effective way

•creating CVs and covering letters

•improving interview and presentation skills

•enhancing presentation skills.

As well as careers-related modules embedded in many courses, we can help you to gain experience through student placements (including year-long sandwich placements), part-time job opportunities and work experience at the University.

On most Tier 4 student visas, students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during term-time. Here at the University, we understand the need to not only earn extra ‘pocket money’ but also to enhance your employability.

To find out more, including the wide range of opportunities available, visit: wlv.ac.uk/careers

Our graduates have gone on to a wide range of successfulcareers around the world.


Notable alumni include:

      Chris Blythe – Chief executive, CharteredInstitute of Builders

      Michael Cumming – Director and filmmaker

      Adesua Etomi – Award-winning Nollywood actress

      Laura Harvey – Manager and head coach, UtahRoyals FC

      Tanweer Ikram – Chief Magistrate, WestminsterMagistrates’ Court

      David Odusanya – VP design, Nike Global Football

      Cornelia Parker, OBE, RA – Sculptor andinstallation artist

      Suzi Perry – Broadcaster and journalist

      Sir Ian Powell – Chairman, Capita plc. Formerchairman, PwC

      Dr Gillian Small – University provost &senior VP academic affairs, Fairleigh Dickinson University

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