Glyndwr University

Wrexham | North Wales

Town Campus

Ucas code: G53

Based in Wrexham but with campuses and facilities around north-east Wales, Glyndwr University champions the spirit of enterprise. We aim to be bold and enterprising in everything we do. Our courses are tailored to be relevant to industry, working closely with partners in business including Airbus, Rolls Royce and the BBC to ensure our graduates get the skills they need to gain employment.
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What students say about this university

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    • Facilities

      student union needs updating, the cafes are ok, and there is plenty of seating areas

      2012, 2nd year, Nursing Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Everyday expenses

      I found it very difficult to manage as I could not get a job while living at Glyndwr, I applied for many shop assistant...

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      2013, 1st year, Acupuncture

      Everyday expenses

      I found it very difficult to manage as I could not get a job while living at Glyndwr, I applied for many shop assistant positions but have no previous experience and never had a reply. (I am a qualified Beauty Therapy Lecturer) I applied to local spas and salons but again never received a reply. I only had my student finance to live on. Paying for halls, food and journeys home left me with no money what so ever to buy extras for my course. The one canteen in the main building was reasonably priced but our class never had time to walk across to the building to eat so had to use the canteen in our block which had very little choice and was quite expensive. I took soup during winter and salad when the weather improved as it was cheaper that way. Next to the uni is Aldies and this is the cheapest way to shop, highly recommended.

      2013, 1st year, Acupuncture

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    • Facilities

      The buildings are pretty new and comfortable. The library offers a lot af book for every subject and it's really easy to find...

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      2012, 3rd year, Aeronautical Engineering

      Facilities

      The buildings are pretty new and comfortable. The library offers a lot af book for every subject and it's really easy to find information there. the sports facilities are well kept, there are several football fields, tennis courts and a large gymnasium. overall, the facilities are really good. and the new students accomodation are just great.

      2012, 3rd year, Aeronautical Engineering

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    • Everyday expenses

      uni cafe is great value for money. nightlife can be expensive

      2012, 1st year, Automotive Engineering

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    • Everyday expenses

      Don't spend as much on takeaways unless the student also have a part time job somewhere around the area. The accommodations are...

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      2012, 1st year, Others In Computer Sciences

      Everyday expenses

      Don't spend as much on takeaways unless the student also have a part time job somewhere around the area. The accommodations are really expensive unless they know the area pretty well so they can literally find other accommodations that are cheaper.

      2012, 1st year, Others In Computer Sciences

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    • Everyday expenses

      Food is resonably priced

      2013, 1st year

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Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% HIGH
Average graduate salary £15k LOW
Student score 76% MED

Overall student satisfaction

78%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

8,520

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

84%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

45%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

49%

of students are female

Young / Mature

40%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

43%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

66%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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