Wrexham Glyndwr University

    Wrexham Glyndwr University
    Established on: 2008

    Wrexham Glyndwr University is a public research university having campuses in Wrexham, Northop, and St Asaph in northeast Wales. It provides undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as professional training. In 2019/20, the university had 6,045 students.

    It was provided full university status in 2008 after being a part of the University of Wales since 2004. It was previously known as the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI). The institution is named after Owain Glyndwr, a medieval Welsh prince who proposed founding universities throughout Wales in the early 15th century.

    The Wall Recording Studio is operated by the university's School of Creative Arts on its Plas Coch campus, the former home of the Calon FM community radio station.

    Wrexham Village Hall, Snowdon Hall, and Student Village Hall are the three main halls on the university campus. The campus has all of the necessary facilities for students.

    They have a peaceful learning environment. The institution hosts annual festivities, sporting activities, fests, contests, inter-college talks, and quizzes on campus. There is also a student cafe and bar on campus.

    The student housing amenities include a dartboard, pool table, television, and an outside space with grilling services. The university library has many journals, textbooks, books, magazines, and research papers.

    Students can also utilize the library's electronic resources. The facility contains digital classrooms and well-equipped laboratories. There are numerous cafes and restaurants near the university.

    Alumni and former university students can be found all over the UK and in over 150 other countries. Wrexham Glyndwr University is also responsible for producing many award winners, prominent government figures, and influential business leaders.

    Graduates of Wrexham Glyndwr University have successfully begun new careers, advanced in their existing ones, or switched to entirely new fields. Graduates from colleges and universities are equipped with the professional knowledge, skills, and designations that employers value.


    The mission is to collaborate to inspire and educate our students and enable social and economic success.


    The Vision encompasses seven commitments carried into the main body of the Vision and Strategy 2025 document and supported by several actions.

    Why Wrexham Glyndwr University?

    • In The Guardian University Guide 2022, University was ranked second in the UK for teaching satisfaction and named one of the fastest climbers, climbing 41 places!
    • "Go for it, it's simply a beautiful location, and everyone here is so pleasant; you'll fit right in."
    • Providing high-quality teaching and learning to meet the needs of all students throughout the COVID-19 cycle and beyond.

    University Ranking

    Wrexham Glyndwr University is one of the UK's finest public institutions. The Guardian University Rankings for 2022 are placed at 66.

    University highlights

    University Type


    Established Year


    No of Students


    Number of Courses


    Tuition Fees for International Students Yearly

    15,000-20,000 GBP


    September, January, and May.

    Main intakes

    The main intakes are in September, January, and May.


    Care Leaver Award

    Value: 500-1000

    Young Carers

    Value: 1000 GBP

    Career change or career loss scholarships 

    Value: 1000 GBP

    Application Process/ documents needed for admission

    Academic Documents (For Bachelor)

    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th grade

    Academic Documents (For Masters)

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th grade

    IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores


    Experience letter

    Statement of Purpose

    Application Fees

    Proof of Scholarships - If any

    Marriage Certificate (if applicable)

    College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirement


    Minimum Score requirement

    TOFEL Requirements


    IELTS Requirements

    An overall IELTS Band Score of 6.0, with no less than 5.5 in each skill score.




    Q. Does Wrexham Glyndwr University offer financial aid to International Students?

    Yes, Wrexham Glyndwr University offers scholarships to international students. You can find details about scholarships in our scholarship section.

    Q. Are UK credentials recognized internationally?

    Yes, degrees from UK universities are recognized globally and are known for their educational excellence.

    Q. How can I determine the best university or college for my chosen course?

    No university or college is perfect for everyone; different places suit different people, so it depends on your preferences. 

    Q. Do I have to pay any tuition expenses before applying for a visa? If so, how much do I have to pay?

    Before issuing a visa, most institutions need payment. The size of the deposit varies by school; for example, some colleges may want a 50% deposit of the first-year tuition cost, others one-third, and others GBP 1000/2000.

    Q. How much will it cost to live in the United Kingdom?

    The cost of living in the UK will vary depending on where you choose to study. These will cover necessities such as shelter, food, and transportation. You should also budget for adequate money to spend on the vibrant university and college social scene and any trip plans you may have.

    To qualify for a student visa, the UKVI estimates that you will require GBP 1020 per month if you reside in London and GBP 820 per month if you live elsewhere. This amount does not include course costs.


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