Glyndwr University

Overview

  • Glyndwr University formed in July 2008 when the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI) gained university status.
  • The university traces its roots to 1887 when the Wrexham School of Science and Arts was formed from miners' Whisky Money, a tax on beer and spirits.
  • Higher education followed in 1892 and three colleges formed NEWI in 1975, before Glyndwr University was created.
  • Institution ranking
    123
  • Year established
    n/a
  • Location
    North Wales
  • Registered students
    7275
  • Students satisfaction
    77%

Academic specialism

The North Wales School of Art and Design has an international reputation for innovation and excellence. Its students have won prestigious D&AD awards and the Macmillan book prize.
Glyndwr University
Plas Coch
Mold Road
LL11 2AW
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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Telephone:
+44 (0)1978 290666
Website

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Location

  • The main Wrexham campus is a short walk from Wrexham town centre.
  • The Flintshire campus is set in 91 hectares of landscaped gardens at the Welsh College of Horticulture, accessible by car and bus.
  • Excellent road and rail links connect Wrexham with Manchester and Liverpool in under an hour, and there are direct train services to Cardiff and London.