An English university situated on four campuses across the West Midlands, Shropshire and Staffordshire. The first campus is located at the Wolverhampton city center, a second at the Walsall and the third campus in Telford. And there is an additional fourth campus at the University of Wolverhampton science park. The university also offers programmes for nursing students in Burton - Upon - Trent.
There are seven academic schools and faculties and many cross - disciplinary research centres and institutes. There are more than 19,065 students and the university of Wolverhampton is currently offering 380 UG and PG courses.
University of Wolverhampton is currently holding second in the United Kingdom graduate employability and 96% of students are graduated from the university in 2015. Also, the university was also offered with a highest level of commendation by an agency called the Quality Assurance in 2015 for the student learning enhancement opportunities.
The university was founded in 1827 and slowly other classes like free library, evening class, technical and commercial school in 1899 and grew into Wolverhampton and Staffordshire Technical college in 1926. In the 1951 the university was renamed as Wolverhampton and Staffordshire College of Technology. In the year 1851, the Wolverhampton school of Arts was founded which later became the college of technology in 1966 with county boundary changes. The Art school was founded in 1851, which became a Municipal school of Art in the year 1878 and at least Wolverhampton college of Art in 1950. Later in 1969, Wolverhampton College of Technology and College of Arts merged to form a Polytechnic college in 1969. In the year 1988, the name was changed to Wolverhampton Polytechnic and obtained university status as the University of Wolverhampton in the year 1992.
The university has 4 faculties which also include 22 schools and institutes. It has more than 19,065 students and currently offering more than 500 UG and PG courses and the university is well - known for its wider participation in higher education.