University of Wolverhampton
The University of Wolverhampton was given it's full university status in 1992, but can be dated back to 1899 when it was formerly named the Science, Technical and Commercial School. The University has four campuses located in the West Midlands, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
The Wolverhampton City Campus is the main site for the University, being home to multiple academic schools, administration offices and the Student’s Union. Over 1,000 students live at this campus across three halls of residences. The city campus contains 4 main buildings which are essential to students’ academic experience.
The Millennium City Building was opened in 2003 and provides students with a large teaching space, lecture theatres, exhibition galleries, eateries and informal social learning spaces. The Alan Turing Building provides an open plan PC working space, prototyping equipment, and software for 3D modelling and product design. The Harrison Learning Centre is a four storey library with both traditional and electronic facilities. Lastly, the city campus is home to the Wolverhampton School of Art which was initially established in 1851 and located in the George Wallis building.
Those students looking to study engineering, business, computing and social work may find themselves located at the Telford Innovation Campus, located around 18 miles from Wolverhampton. Around 500 students stay in halls of residence here on campus and benefit from a learning centre, a Student’s Union bar and sports facilities such as tennis and basketball courts.
The Walsall Campus is located just a mile from Walsall town centre and is the campus location for those studying sport, music, dance education, health, events management, tourism and hospitality. In total, around 300 students are housed on campus in the Student Village every year. Students on campus at this site benefit from a multi-million pound sports centre fully equipped with a sports hall, athletics track, all-weather pitches, dance studios and swimming pools.