Wrexham Glyndwr University now opens applications for Jan 2021 intake!

Distinguished for both its dedication to student welfare and affordability in course fees and cost of living Wrexham Glyndŵr University is situated in North-East Wales (UK).

The University has its origins in the Wrexham School of Science and Art (WSSA), which was established in 1887. The University has been functioning under its present name -Wrexham Glyndŵr University- since 2008. Although a relatively young University, Wrexham Glyndŵr University has carved a niche for itself as an innovative higher education institution which offers applied courses leading to employability in a broad range of fields. It is a vibrant and friendly place where each student’s learning and future is given personal attention.


The university’s name comes from the Welsh scholar and hero Owain Glyndŵr and the university aims to champion some of the same philosophies as him. The university is proud of naming itself after a man who cherished learning, loved his country, embraced an international outlook, and constantly demonstrated an inspiring and enterprising approach to life.

His spirit lies at the heart of Wrexham Glyndŵr University where we set out to be bold, enterprising and open to all in everything that we do. Delivering education from its main Wrexham campus since 1887 it has come a long way since offering its first degrees in 1924.


Wrexham Glyndwr University currently offers industry-led courses and are proud of the collaborations they hold with leading local and regional employers, such as Airbus, Kellogg’s, JCB and the BBC.  The knowledge and expertise from these collaborations are fed back into their courses to ensure students are provided with only the most relevant skills for their future career.


The university is extremely proud of the opportunities which they provide for those from non-traditional backgrounds to enter higher education. More than half of their students study part-time and they are one of the UK’s leading universities for supporting students from lower socio-economic backgrounds, thanks to their comprehensive Widening Access programme in the local community. The university is also the first HE institution in North Wales to become a Stonewall Diversity Champion.


The university began with two campuses in Wrexham (Plas Coch and Regent Street), but have since grown to include campuses in St Asaph and Northop in North Wales.  They are a small university compared to some others, but with that comes a great sense of community with a fantastic support network for all students and staff.

Closest Cities to Wrexham

Liverpool, Liverpool’s historic position as one of the most important trading ports in the world has meant that over time many grand buildings have been constructed in the city as headquarters for shipping firms, insurance companies, banks and other large firms.

Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent is a world centre for fine ceramics—a skilled design trade has existed in the area since at least the 12th century and there are about 9,000 firms are based in the city in diversified industry sectors.

Manchester is the third most visited city in the UK, after London and Edinburgh and has a reputation for business acumen. It owns two of the country’s four busiest airports and is well known as a city of sport. Two of the celebrated Premier League football clubs bear the city name – Manchester United and Manchester City.

Wolverhampton, traditionally, economy has been dominated by iron, steel, automobiles, engineering, manufacturing industries, aerospace and retail chains. 

Birmingham, a city grew to prominence as a manufacturing and engineering centre but dominated by the services sector. City has major industrial plants, supply chains, and interestingly 40% of jewellery made in the UK is still produced by the 300 independent manufacturers.

Student Support

Students are at the heart of Wrexham Glyndŵr University and their student support and welfare is second to none. All students enjoy a vibrant, friendly and supportive community, focused on inspiring each person through personal tutors, to support and meet individual needs in reaching their potential through academic excellence.

When you start your course at Wrexham Glyndŵr University you will become part of a supportive and friendly community where you are guaranteed a warm welcome and a support system which will continue throughout your studies.

Living and studying in a new country is an exciting challenge, but you may find that you have questions or need support. The University offers such support and guidance for all international students from application to enrolment – as well as throughout your studies.

Academic Support

The university is committed to supporting students to maximise their academic potential. The University offers workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments, small class sizes mean that you are easily able to ask questions should you need to. 

Student Life

When a student joins Wrexham Glyndŵr University he/she will become part of a rich history of higher education in North-East Wales. With a history in education provision going back over 130 years development of the campus has been a continuous process and students will study in some of the same historic buildings that thousands of graduates have studied in before, alongside many new facilities that have been established over recent years. Development continues and the University is currently in the process of a £60 million development strategy to ensure students have the best facilities and learning environment. The majority of University services and facilities are housed within the Wrexham campus, which creates a friendly environment and promotes a real sense of community amongst students and staff. 

Start undergraduate course by enrolling into International Foundation Year: Business: Accounting & Finance, Business, Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management, Human Resource Management, Marking, and Financial Technology Management.Computers: Computer Game Development, Computer Game Design and Enterprise, Computer Science, Computer Networks and Security, Cyber Security, Computing, and Computer Game Development.Engineering: Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, Aircraft Maintenance, Automotive Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Renewable and Sustainable Engineering.


  • Business: Master of Business Administration and MBA Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare Management, HRM, Marketing and Project Management.
  • Computing: Computer Game Development, Computer Networking, Computing Science, Computing and Cyber Security.
  • Engineering: Aeronautical, Composite Materials, Electrical & Electronics, Mechatronics, Renewable & Sustainable Energy, Automotive, Mechanical Manufacture, and Unmanned Aircraft System Technology.
  • Psychology, Health, Wellbeing: Applied Psychological Practice, and Psychology.
  • Biomedical Sciences: Applied Clinical Research, Applied Biomedical Sciences Research and Biomedical Science.
  • Sports and Exercise Sciences: Sports, Exercise and Health Science.

International Fees:

  • Undergraduate  GBR 9,750 – GBR 11,750 up to GBR 2,000 scholarship bursary available
  • Postgraduate GBR  12,500 up to GBR 2,000 scholarship bursary available
  • MBA’s GBR  13,000 up to GBR 2,000 scholarship bursary available
  • MPhil / PhD GBR 13,000 – GBR 17,000 up to GBR 1,000 scholarship bursary available

Undergraduate degree program students will be required enrol to International Foundation Year and pay the full tuition fees for the first year before they are issued with CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies) by the University. Students may apply for their visas after obtaining a CAS from the University. Postgraduate degree program students will be required to pay at least 50% of the tuition fees before the university issue the CAS and they will be required to pay the balance fees before they start studies in the UK. 

In addition to tuition fees, knowing the average cost of living in the UK is an important part of a student’s application and financial preparation. Students shall provide the evidence required to cover the costs of your stay, including your travel, and living expenses. Students will be required to show evidence they can cover a twelve month living cost of GBR 9,000 at the time of applying for a student visa to the University.

Students interested in studying at Wrexham Glyndwr University can contact their designated official for further support and guidance:

David Samuel, Head – Sri Lanka & Maldives Office; Email: srilankaoffice@mail.glyndwr.ac.uk