Granted city status in the year 2000, Wolverhampton has plenty to offer its students, with growing investment making it an exciting place to live at a reasonable cost. Walsall and Telford both have a growing cultural and social offering.
Nightlife and culture
- For a great student night out, students can take their pick of Wolverhampton's nightclubs, bars and pubs – or join the weekly quiz nights at Walsall Campus' SU.
- Whatever your interest or budget, Wolverhampton has cinemas, theatres, galleries, gigs, cafés and restaurants, as well as a range of outdoor activities.
- Walsall's Waterfront has a growing nightlife and plenty of foodie options. Find shows and laughter at the Forest Arts Centre, or movies at Showcase or the Light cinemas.
- Telford's Southwater complex offers, food, fun and films. Catch live music and comedy at the Place. For culture, you can explore nearby Ironbridge Gorge museums.
- For those who love watching live sports, Wolverhampton offers Wolves FC at Molineux stadium, horse and greyhound racing, and speedway, as well as varied local events.
- The university offers both standard and en suite options in student accommodation, with shared kitchens and social areas.
- Utilities, internet access and basic contents insurance are included. On-site laundries mean no excuse not to do your own!
- If lectures (or nights out) are at a different campus, students can travel on the university’s free shuttle bus, early til late.
- Students receiving an unconditional offer should book accommodation straight away to secure their first preference.
- Residential assistants (who are fellow students) are on hand to answer questions and ease worries.
Accommodation costs 2020/2021
£3330- £3996 per year
- The SU's AQS-accredited Advice and Representation Centre offers professional, independent, free and confidential advice.
- Students' campus experience is enriched with societies, the Well@Wolves health and wellbeing programme, and social spaces.
- The SU represents students' views to the university in order to influence positive change to all areas of university life.
- All university-owned student accommodation is on campus, only 5 minutes' walk to lecture theatres and university facilities.
- Students can travel for free between Wolverhampton, Walsall and Telford campuses on the university's campus bus service.
- Wolverhampton City Campus is in the city centre, a short walk to the main transport hub as well as shops and leisure.
- Explore the region easily from Wolverhampton by train, bus or tram, with Birmingham under 20 minutes away by train.
- Wolverhampton is on a direct train line to Birmingham International Airport – only 40 minutes away by train.
- The university's job shop advertises 2,000+ opportunities each year, including part-time jobs to help students earn extra money.
- A variety of work is available on campus e.g. library assistants or student ambassadors, working at events such as open days.
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