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University of Wolverhampton

About Wolverhampton

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  • Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
  • The city grew initially as a market town specialising in the woollen trade. In the Industrial Revolution, it became a major centre for coal mining, steel production, lock making and the manufacture of cars and motorcycles. The economy of the city is still based on engineering, including a large aerospace industry, as well as the service sector.

University of Wolverhampton Facts

  • There is a long history of further education in Wolverhampton, with the roots of the university lying in the city’s 19th century mechanics institutes. These schools provided vocational and other training to working men, who could not otherwise afford it
  • The Wolverhampton Technical and Staffordshire Technical College was founded in 1933, providing higher education to those from underprivileged backgrounds. In 1969, it became a polytechnic before attaining full university status in 1992.
  • The university has 18 schools spread across four main faculties: arts; education, health and well-being; science and engineering, and social sciences.
  • Including its main site in the city centre, the university has four main campuses. The site in nearby Walsall features a multimillion pound sports centre and a performing arts hub. A new science centre, featuring high specification laboratory and workshop space, was opened in September 2017.

Location

Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 1LY, United Kingdom

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