University Guide

University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton was founded in 1827 and offers over 380 courses to almost 20,000 students. Situated across four campus locations, the main campus is in Wolverhampton, in the Midlands of England.

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The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the University of Wolverhampton.

  • Rankings

    The University of Wolverhampton ranks in the top 1000 in the Times Higher education ranking. The School of Pharmacy ranked third in the UK for BAME attainment this year.

  • Employability

    The university offers an IoD Mentoring Scheme which allows Business school students to get advice from directors of local businesses. There is also a Career development week to improve your CV and experience which includes workshops and trips. Other employability schemes include the Wolverhampton Enterprise and Employability Award which allows students to get recognition in their work and skills.

  • Fees

    All UK based undergraduate fees are £9250 and HNC/HND fees at the university are £8600 and for those with partner universities, fees are £6150. Part time fees are £3050 for 60 credits and £1016.67 for each 20 credit module. International fees are £12250.

  • Bursaries

    The university offers an Access Bursary of £6000 per year for students with impairments and young carers. Bursaries are also available of £1000 for students who have spent time in care and students aged 18-24 who are estranged from their family. Other scholarships and bursaries available are the Student Travel Fund, Sports Scholarship, Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund and International Student.


The University is currently offering accommodation systematically so that students are housed close to their department building due to COVID-19. Rooms offered are Ensuite and standard on the City Campus, Walsall Campus and Telford Campus. Instalments for these accommodations are £1332 for a City standard room, £1598.40 fir a City/Walsall Ensuite and £1406 for a Telford Ensuite. Weekly prices and 37/52 week licence costs can also be found here.

Students' Union

The Students’ Union offers a Bar and Café as well as an Advice and Representation Centre to provide confidential and free advice in academics, finance, health and wellbeing, and housing. Offering 61 societies ranging from Disney to Glee to Gaming, there is plenty for students to do. Students’ can also qualify for a TOTUm card that gets discounts on retailers and is available from NUS.

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University of Wolverhampton Students' Union
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Famous for

The University of Wolverhampton has produced dozens of notable alumni and academics such as Jeff Randall, Sir Anish Kapoor, Roy Ascott, Andy Thompson, Peter Cottrell, Matt Hayes and Tim Dutton.


The University of Wolverhampton was happy to announce its partnership with Telford and Wrekin Council through the University Centre Telford to raise awareness on knife crime and the impact it has on victims in March this year.

AFS says

“Wolverhampton is the place to be. With its student-friendly nightlife and eclectic range of restaurants, pubs, clubs and bars, there is absolutely nothing that a student could not want”.

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