United Kingdom

University of Wolverhampton

Key Information

Rank 1001 Location United Kingdom Established 1835 International Students 58.6%
Famous Courses Masters courses, Bachelors courses, Engineering courses, Computers courses, Science courses, Humanities courses, Business courses, BSc, BBA, MBA, MBBS, MS, BE/Btech, MIM International Fees £12,250-14,834

University of Wolverhampton UK

The University of Wolverhampton is an English public university with four campuses spread over the West Midlands, Shropshire, and Staffordshire. The company was founded in 1992. "Innovation and Opportunity" is the university's motto. The University of Wolverhampton is home to nearly 2,500 foreign students from over 130 countries. The University is nationally acclaimed and globally recognised, having received four stars in the most current QS international rankings and boasting a graduate employment rate of 96%. (DLHE 2018).

For more than 190 years, the University of Wolverhampton has provided students with life-changing possibilities. International students can get closer to their job goals by choosing from over 500 courses. More than 70 subject areas are covered by three faculties, with many of the courses being certified by  highly professional groups.

Wolverhampton is located in the heart of the United Kingdom, with Birmingham about 18 minutes distant by train. Manchester is about 70 minutes away, and London is about 90 minutes away. In comparison to other UK cities, Wolverhampton has a low cost of living.

The University puts a lot of effort into its students and the communities on campus. In recent years, millions of pounds have been invested in campus improvements and educational facilities, including new engineering facilities, a science building, and a new home for the Business School. Wolverhampton University, as a global school, aspires to provide all students with opportunity to enhance their knowledge, skills, and confidence so that they may excel in the global economy.

Services for International Students

At the start of each year, the University of Wolverhampton hosts an orientation session for new overseas students. During their degree, all international students receive free English language support, and distinct credit-bearing modules in academic and general English are also available. Student services can help you with university life, part-time job, immigration requirements, adjusting to life in the UK, and language support once you've arrived at the institution.

Support services for students include:

  • Learning skills
  • Disability support
  • Mental health and wellbeing advice
  • Chaplaincy
  • Financial advice
  • Mature student support
  • Support for care leavers and estranged students
  • Students’ Union

Students at Wolverhampton have access to extensive career support to help them achieve their professional goals. The following services are available to help:

  • Advice and guidance
  • One-to-one sessions
  • Job search
  • Business and start-up support
  • CV and application writing

Throughout the year, there are activities where students can learn about careers, build skills, and improve their employability. Career Development Week is one of the events. There are other opportunities for voluntary activity and work experience.

Ranking

  • 128th in the Times University Guide 2022
  • 106th in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • Wolverhampton was the first university in its region to receive a commendation from the Quality Assurance Agency for student learning opportunities.

Accommodation

International students have the option of staying in university housing on one of the campuses. There are options for en-suite or shared bathrooms. Security is provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and bills include heating, gas, electricity, water, and internet.

Location

Wolverhampton City, Telford, and Walsall are the University's three main campuses, all of which are close to Birmingham, the UK's second largest city. The main city campus is in the heart of Wolverhampton, with Springfield nearby. A second campus in Walsall is located a mile from the town centre, while a third campus in Telford is located on a greenfield location in the grounds of Priorslee Hall, an 18th century redbrick palace in Telford.

Wolverhampton has a vibrant nightlife for its 22,000 students, as well as adjacent cultural attractions such as Stratford-upon-Avon and Wolverhampton Wanderers FC's home ground.

Alumni

  • Claire Darke, Mayor of Wolverhampton
  • Steven Linares, MP in the Gibraltar Parliament
  • Nando Bodha, former Minister of Tourism & Leisure and former Minister of Agriculture for Mauritius
  • Juhar Mahiruddin, Governor of Sabah, Malaysia,
  • Chancellor of University Malaysia Sabah
  • Michael John Foster, former Labour
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Course

Under graduate

  • BA (Hons) Social Sciences with International Foundation Year with Foundation Year
  • BA (Hons) International Business Management with Foundation Year
  • BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion with Foundation Year
  • BSc (Hons) Policing and Intelligence with Foundation Year
  • BA (Hons) Education Studies with Foundation Year
  • BSc (Hons) Business and Finance with Foundation Year

Post graduate

  • PGCE Primary with Mathematics
  • PGDip Strategic People Management & Human Resources
  • PGCE Secondary Education: Biology
  • MSc Building Information Modelling for Integrated Construction
  • MA Strategic People Management and Human Resources (Top Up)
  • PGCE Secondary Education: Computing

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Scholarship

Applicants must have a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught course offer from the University of Wolverhampton for the academic year 2021/2022. Only students who pay foreign fees are eligible for these scholarships. Applicants must be self-supporting. Applicants must not be receiving any other scholarship or cash reward at the time of application.

Intake

The following dates of the session of 2021-22 have been reported by the official academic calendar uploaded on University of Wolverhampton's website.

EVENTS DATES
Semester 1(S1)
Welcome Week September 20 - 24 , 2021
S1 Teaching Period Start September 27, 2021
S1 Teaching Period End December 13, 2021
Christmas Break December 20 ,2021- January 2, 2022
Revision January 3, 2022
S1 Assessment January 10, 2022
Semester 2(S2)
Welcome Week January 17, 2022
S2 Teaching Period Start January 24 ,2022
S2 Teaching Period End April 04, 2022
S1 Resist April 11, 2022
Easter Break April 11-18, 2022
Revision May 02,2022
S2 Assessment May 9-16, 2022
Semester 3(S3)
S3 Teaching Period Start May 23, 2022
S2 Resist and All Examination July 11, 2022
S3 Teaching Period End August 1, 2022
Graduation Ceremonies Class of 2021 July 18 - 25, 2022
S3 Assessment August 8, 2022
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