THE UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON, AS THE UNIVERSITY OF OPPORTUNITY, HAS BEEN PROVIDING STUDENTS WITH A FIRST CLASS EDUCATION FOR 190 YEARS. AS PART OF THE £250 MILLION ‘OUR VISION, YOUR OPPORTUNITY’ INVESTMENT GENERATION PROGRAMME, STUDENTS HAVE SEEN GREAT IMPROVEMENTS IN BUILDINGS, FACILITIES, TEACHING, RESEARCH AND SKILLS TRAINING.
The University of Wolverhampton, the University of Opportunity.
A wide range of courses help enhance student learning opportunities alongside award-winning teaching, state-of-the-art facilities, international partnerships, strong business links and world-leading research.
In its most recent assessment from the Quality Assurance Agency – the university equivalent of Ofsted – the university received a commendation for ‘the enhancement of student learning opportunities’.
It also achieved its best ever results in the most recent Research Excellence Framework – which independently assesses the quality of research conducted at universities – all Research Centres put forward had elements rated as ‘world-leading’, recognising the impact of their work in the real world.
Find the perfect course for you
Most courses are based at the university’s Wolverhampton, Walsall or Telford campuses. But you don’t need to be on-site in person to make the most of studying at the University of Wolverhampton. A range of courses, including foundation degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and taster sessions are available at a number of partner colleges around the country. There are also a number of online options available! Visit: wlv.ac.uk/coursefinder
Many of its courses are accredited by top industry bodies, including, among others:
Did you know? The university also offers a number of apprenticeships – find out more at: wlv.ac.uk/apprenticeships
The university has a mission to provide all students – whatever their circumstances – with the support to fulfil their dreams.
Each year the university awards millions to help ensure that financial pressures don’t prevent students from reaching their goals. Find out more at: wlv.ac.uk/scholarships
The university’s award-winning Student Support and Wellbeing team is experienced in providing all the support you need to pursue your studies without
barriers. They can help you find everything you need to keep your body and mind healthy, whilst the health and fitness department offers training, classes and
top-notch facilities to enable everyone, regardless of ability and interest, to fit some exercise into their life, for little or no cost.
The Students’ Union Well@Wolves programme is tailored to students’ needs, including stress-busting craft days and furry-friend visitors; contraception and sexual health advice; gym and running buddies; and art and mindfulness sessions.
Personal counselling is available to all students (both in person and online), as well as self-help guides, workshops and further support from the chaplaincy
team. If you have a disability or sensory, physical or specific learning difficulties, the university offers tailored support both to current students, and before you apply.
Equipped to meet your needs The university’s Walsall Campus is home to its eye-catching Performance Hub, providing advanced teaching and performance areas for students of performing arts, including superbly equipped studios.
Students also benefit from prestigious All-Steinway School status. The campus is also dedicated to teaching, sport and physical activity.
Home to the British Judo Association’s Centre of Excellence, a 12-court sports hall, a 20m x 10m swimming pool, tennis courts, extensive sports fields and a floodlit 3G synthetic pitch.
On-site laboratories contain specialist equipment for advanced study in physiology, biomechanics and social science.
Iconic presence in Wolverhampton The School of Art’s landmark tower contains some of the country’s most advanced resources supporting students in exploring their chosen discipline, preparing them for the rigours of life as practising artists, through live briefs, placements and exhibition opportunities.
The Rosalind Franklin building’s six floors provide over 6,000sqm of the highest-specification equipment to support the sciences, including an innovative lecture capture system. Visit: wlv.ac.uk/franklin to discover more.
The new City Campus Courtyard is proving to be a vibrant and popular social area, complete with new food court and student favourite, Starbucks.
Wolverhampton’s former Springfield Brewery site is being transformed to deliver an unbeatable skills pathway for construction education and training. It’ll be
the new home for the university’s School of Architecture and the Built Environment.
The university’s investment in advanced new engineering facilities and courses, primarily at its Telford Innovation Campus, includes chemical, electronic, telecommunications, and automotive and motorsport engineering.
Students have the unique and exciting opportunity to gain industry experience working on Formula 3, Morgan and other racing cars at championship level as
part of the podium-topping University of Wolverhampton Racing Team.
The most recent Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey revealed 96.3% of the class of 2016 were employed or in further study after six months, proving the university’s success and commitment to providing students with relevant skills and opportunities.
Careers advisors help students investigate their career options, support their career plans and develop important skills, as well as provide practical support at all stages of job applications.
An annual Careers Fair provides ideal opportunities to meet potential employers, and the timetabled Career Development Week provides unique opportunities to
gain amazing skills, insight and experience to boost students’ employability.
With dedicated support staff on hand to help students every step of the way, new buildings and courses in direct response to growing sectors, every course designed to meet industry demands and make students more employable, there’s never been a better time to get in involved with the University of Opportunity.
Find out how at: wlv.ac.uk
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