Glyndwr University

Beryl Dixon

Beryl Dixon

Senior Student Adviser
01978 293547
b.dixon@glyndwr.ac.uk

The information on this page was last updated on 8 August 2019.

The details of support available can change, so before you apply it's best to speak to the named contact to check exactly what they offer.

I am delighted you are considering coming to Wrexham Glyndwr University (WGU). We are committed to supporting students who come from a care leaving background, and we aim to give you the support you need while you are studying. My name is Beryl and I will be your named contact here.

We have a range of initiatives which will enable you to gain confidence and experience to increase your employability when you graduate. You can find full details of our support package here: www.glyndwr.ac.uk/en/Studentsupport/StudentWellbeing.

If you have any queries about life in Wrexham, or getting funding for a course you may want to study, please do contact me, Beryl , and I will endeavor to assist you to make your transition to studying at higher education level as easy as possible.

Support we offer

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  • A named contact
  • Outreach sessions or activities
  • Pre-application help
  • Guidance for offer holders
  • A web page for care leavers
  • Careers advice and support after graduation

Accommodation we offer

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  • A place to live all year round
  • If not, help finding somewhere to live for the whole year

Funding support we offer

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  • Specific funding that's just for care leavers
  • Additional funding available (such as bursaries and grants)
  • Support for students seeking asylum
  • Support for those with discretionary leave to remain
  • Financial advice

Wrexham Glyndwr University provide year-round student accommodation for the duration of your course and should you not get financial help towards your accommodation from your local authority there is a 50% reduction in the cost for the first year, provided you are staying on campus.

We give a £1,000 care leaver bursary to all eligible students, which I will assist you in applying for. Should your budgeting skills not be the best we are able to help with your money management, and if necessary, assist you to apply for additional help from the university hardship fund.

Additionally our careers team have a couple of projects that will help you with getting placement experience to help with your employability and confidence.

To support your wellbeing, there is a range of support including on campus counsellors. Our study skills guys are on hand to help you acquire the skills to complete your academic assignments, if needed. We also have a wonderful inclusion team at WGU to assist you if you have need of applying for DSA.

In fact WGU is extremely proud of the support we offer to all students. Please do contact me or come and see me about anything you may want to discuss.

111 courses

Course information from Discover Uni was last updated in December 2020

Accounting and Finance Wrexham Foundation
BA
BEng
Animation Wrexham
MDes
Animation Wrexham Foundation
BA
Animation Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA
FD
Applied Arts Wrexham Foundation
BA
Applied Business Wrexham Part time
BA
BSc
Architectural Design Technology Wrexham Foundation
BSc
Architectural Design Technology Wrexham Part time Foundation
BSc
Automotive Engineering Wrexham Foundation
BEng
Business Wrexham Foundation
FDA
Business Wrexham Foundation
BA
Business Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA
MDes
Children's Books Wrexham Foundation
BA
Comics Wrexham Foundation
BA
Comics Wrexham
MDes
Computer Game Design and Enterprise Wrexham Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Computer Game Design and Enterprise Wrexham Part time Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Computer Game Development Wrexham Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Computer Game Development Wrexham Part time Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Computer Networks and Security Wrexham Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Computer Science Wrexham Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Computing Wrexham Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Computing Wrexham Part time Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Construction Management Wrexham Foundation
BSc
Construction Management Wrexham Part time Foundation
BSc
Counselling Wrexham Part time
DipHE
BA
Creative Writing Wrexham Part time
BA
Creative Writing and English Wrexham Foundation
BA
Creative Writing and English Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA
BA
Cyber Security Wrexham Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Cyber Security Wrexham Part time Foundation Sandwich year
BSc
Early Childhood Practice Wrexham Foundation
FDA
Early Childhood Practice Wrexham Part time Foundation
FDA
FDA
Education and Childhood Studies Wrexham Foundation
BA
Education and Childhood Studies Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA
BEng
BSc
Equine Science and Welfare Management Northop Part time Foundation
BSc
Families and Childhood Studies Wrexham Foundation
BA
Families and Childhood Studies Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA
Fine Art Wrexham Foundation
BA
Forensic Science Wrexham Foundation
BSc
Forensic Science Wrexham Part time Foundation
BSc
Game Art Wrexham
MDes
Game Art Wrexham Foundation Sandwich year
BA
Game Art Wrexham Part time Foundation Sandwich year
BA
Graphic Design Wrexham Foundation
BA
Graphic Design Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA
Graphic Design Wrexham
MDes
Health and Social Wellbeing Wrexham Foundation
DipHE
Health and Social Wellbeing Wrexham Part time Foundation
DipHE
Human Resource Managment Wrexham Foundation
BA
Illustration Wrexham Foundation
BA
Illustration Wrexham
MDes
Industrial Engineering Wrexham Part time Foundation
FDEng
BSc
Learning Support Wrexham Foundation
FDA
Learning Support Wrexham Part time Foundation
FDA
Live Sound Wrexham Foundation
BSc
Marketing Wrexham Foundation
BA
Mental Health and Wellbeing Wrexham Foundation
BSc
Mental Health and Wellbeing Wrexham Part time Foundation
BSc
Music Technology Wrexham Foundation
BSc
BSc
Photography and Film Wrexham Foundation
BA
Photography and Film Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA
Physiotherapy Wrexham
BSc
BSc
Professional Policing Wrexham Part time
BSc
Professional Sound and Video Wrexham Foundation
BSc
Psychology Wrexham Foundation
BSc
Psychology Wrexham Part time Foundation
BSc
Public Health and Wellbeing Wrexham Foundation
BSc
Public Health and Wellbeing Wrexham Part time Foundation
BSc
Radio Production Wrexham Foundation
BA
BEng
Social and Cultural History Wrexham Foundation
BA
Social and Cultural History Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA
BA
Social and Cultural History and English Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA
Sound Design Wrexham Foundation
BA
Sound Technology Wrexham Foundation
BSc
BSc
Therapeutic Child Care Wrexham Part time Foundation
FDA
Veterinary Nursing Northop Foundation
FdSc
Visual Effects Wrexham Foundation
BA
Youth and Community Work Wrexham Foundation
BA
Youth and Community Work Wrexham Part time Foundation
BA