University of Wolverhampton
About the University
The University of Wolverhampton is noted for its success in encouraging wider participation in higher education and is the only university in Britain where the majority of undergraduates are from working-class backgrounds.
The University provides one of the largest wireless networks in UK Higher Education, allowing students and staff remote access to the Internet across all its campuses.
The University of Wolverhampton is located on four campuses across the West Midlands and Shropshire. The city campus is located in Wolverhampton city centre, approximately 26 km from Birmingham with a second campus approximately 2.5 km from Wolverhampton known as Compton Park campus situated in a parkland suburb. A third campus in Walsall is based a mile from Walsall town centre. Students studying sport, music, dance, education, health, events management, tourism and hospitality are based here. The fourth campus opened in 1994 in Telford, 29 km from Wolverhampton and 42 km from Birmingham, the campus is on a greenfield site in the grounds of Priorslee Hall - a grade-II listed 18th Century redbrick mansion in Telford. There is a fifth campus at Burton; where many of the Nursing Students reside.