University of Wolverhampton

Best Locations for Student Accommodation:

  • Whitmore Reans
  • Austin Street
  • Walsall

Average Rent:

Average rent for a room in Wolverhampton is around £70 per week.


Located in the East Midlands, Wolverhampton has railway and bus links to most cities in the UK.

A free inter campus bus service is available and with the close by railway,bus and Metro stations travelling to and from university and further afield is easy. Birmingham airport is the closest airport to Wolverhampton at approximately 19 miles away from the city centre, however for International destinations The East Midland airport is easily reachable.

Living in Wolverhampton:

The University of Wolverhampton has four campuses, which have facilities all over the city. The four campuses are City Campus, Compton park campus, Telford Campus and Walsall campus.

The nightlife in Wolverhampton is vibrant and energetic with a huge range of pubs, club and bars. The Entertainment quarter is the focal point of Wolverhampton’s nightlife and with some nightclubs offering student nights during the week, there is a good choice of varied venues to enjoy. There are some excellent bars in the Dudley and Bilston area and some popular nightclubs in Wolverhampton which include Oceana, which is situated on Bilston Street and Walkabout on Queen Street.

Shopping in Wolverhampton is varied and caters for most tastes. Dudley Street is one of the busiest streets in Wolverhampton where lots high street retailers are located. There are two popular shopping centres that are both situated in the heart of the city centre called The Mander and The Wulfrun and they are worth a visit. Lastly, both the indoor and outdoor markets provide a diverse range of items that you would expect to find in most markets.

Wolverhampton is located approximately 30 minutes from Birmingham which has an exceptional variety of nightlife, catering to the needs of all musical genres. Some of the popular nightclubs for students in Birmingham include Gatecrasher, Mechu, Oceana, Snobs and Sunflower Lounge and are located around the city centre, Broad Street and Hurst Street.
Broad Street is a hive of activity mainly due to the number of bars and over 50 restaurants in the Balti Triangle.

The Bull Ring shopping centre is one of the largest shopping centres in the UK and all under cover so great for a wet day out. Also check out The Jewellery Quarter, Balti Triangle, The Mailbox and Pavilions.

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