Situated in North-East Wales (UK),Wrexham Glyndŵr University has its origins in the Wrexham School of Science and Art (WSSA), which was establishedin1887. The University has been functioning under its present name-Wrexham Glyndŵr University-since 2008. Although a relatively young University, Wrexham Glyndŵr University has carved a niche for itself as an innovative higher education institution which offers applied courses leading to employability in a broad range of fields. It is a vibrant and friendly place where each student’s learning and future is given personal attention.
Wrexham Glyndwr University currently offers industry-led courses and are proud of the collaborations they hold with leading local and regional employers, such as Airbus, Kellogg’s, JCB and the BBC. The knowledge and expertise from these collaborations are fed back into the University’s courses to ensure students are provided with only the most relevant skills for their future careers.
Closest Cities to Wrexham are Liverpool, Manchester, Wolverhampton, and Birmingham. Wrexham Glyndwr University’s main campus in Wrexham is located near the border between England and Wales; hence, students have easy access to a number of major English cities as well as the beautiful tourist attractions of North Wales.
The university is committed to supporting students to maximise their academic potential. The University offers workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments; small class sizes mean that students are easily able to ask questions, should they need to.
Glyndwr’s Academic Development Team (ADT) has scooped Advance HE’s 2021 Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE). The University is just one of 14 institutions to be recognised with the CATE award this year, and the win is made even more impressive by the fact that Glyndwr’s ADT was established just a little less than five years ago.
This latest success comes within weeks of Glyndŵr achieving top in Wales for teaching, assessment and feedback, and learning opportunities and a UK top six placing for “student satisfaction with teaching” in the National Student Survey, and being ranked 15thin the Complete University Guide2022 for student satisfaction with “teaching quality”.
Students are at the heart of Wrexham Glyndŵr University and the University’s student support and welfare is second to none. All students enjoy a vibrant, friendly and supportive community, focused on inspiring each person through a personal tutorial system with the aim of supporting and meeting needs of individuals in reaching their potential through academic excellence.
When a student starts studying at Wrexham Glyndŵr University, they will become part of a supportive and friendly community where they are guaranteed a warm welcome and a support system which will continue throughout their studies.
Living and studying in a new country is an exciting challenge, but students may find that they have questions or need support. The University offers such support and guidance for all international students from application to enrolment-as well as throughout their studies.
Development initiatives to improve facilities for students is a continuing endeavour at the University and it is currently in the process of a£60 million development strategy to ensure students have the best facilities and learning environment. The majority of University services and facilities are housed within the Wrexham campus, which creates a friendly environment and promotes a real sense of community amongst students and staff.