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Arriving at university for the first time can be so overwhelming, but don't worry as there will be plenty of help during Welcome Week to help you get settled in and find your feet - you'll soon get your bearings and discover where everything you need is located both online and offline.
We've posted a few tips below to help you get to know your way around campus and beyond.
Download a copy of our campus maps below so you know where you are heading when you arrive:
If you are studying at our Arts School in Regent Street - this is just a short walk away (approx. 10 mins) from the main Wrexham campus)
During Welcome Week, all new students are invited to hear a special online welcome address from the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Union President and Deans of Faculty within Wrexham Glyndwr University.
This will be a great chance to hear the latest news and developments from the University and the Students' Union as well as looking forward to the opportunities that the years ahead will bring.
The session will conduction via Zoom at 10am on Monday 28th September, and the running order and Zoom links are as follows:
10:00 – 10:05 Welcome to the session and scene setting – Deputy Vice Chancellor, Claire Taylor
10:05 – 10:15 Introduction to WGU – Vice Chancellor, Maria Hinfelaar
10:15 – 10:25 Plenary – Deputy Vice Chancellor, Claire Taylor
10:25 - 10:30 Video from the Chancellor – Colin Jackson
10:30 - 10:40 Overview of the SU – Student Union President, Ebony Banks
10:40 - 10:45 Closing remarks – Deputy Vice Chancellor, Claire Taylor
STUDENTS WITHIN FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND LIFE SCIENCE (Animal Sciences, Business, Education, Family and Childhood, Psychology, Health and Wellbeing, Society, Sport)
10:45 – 11:00 Address from the Dean (Simon Stewart)
STUDENTS WITHIN FACULTY OF ARTS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Art, Humanities, Creative Media Technology, Engineering, Computing, Applied Science, Built Environment, Media Performance and Publishing)
10:45 – 11:00 Address from the Dean (Alec Shepley)
The university offers transport between the Wrexham and the Northop campus. If transport is required you may be able to get a free shuttle bus depending on the date and time. Your programme leaders should be able to give you more information on this.
Car parking is available for students at both our Wrexham and Northop campuses.
Food and drink
Although our university halls all have cooking facilities, the University provides a range of food and drink options on campus for students to eat, drink, relax and socialise.
The library is based in the Edward Llwyd building and combines our physical book stock with a variety of study spaces, as well as printing and copying facilities.
Things are a little different at the moment. We are operating with reduced opening hours and have implemented social distancing measures throughout the building. Returned books are quarantined for 4 days.
In addition, we are offering Click and Collect / Scan and Send services so that students can access books and materials. In addition, you will be able to access many eBooks and eJournals.
For more support with digital learning, take a look at our digital toolkit.
Alongside our own 'essentials' shop on campus, we are situated right next to the Plas Coch Retail Park where you'll find Sainsbury's and Aldi as well as other useful retailers.
There is also a cashpoint situated at Sainsbury's as well the Shell Petrol station, just across the road from the main university entrance.
As well as the various food outlets, you willl also find an Art Shop at Regent Street and a Print and Book Shop in our Students' Union building. The SU building is also host to an Amazon locker too so you can order things safely and securely online, without worrying about having to be at home to pick up.
Wrexham Town Centre, including the popular Eagles Meadow Shopping and Leisure park are just a short walk away from the main campus where you will find a wide range of high street retailers, restaurants and entertainment facilities.
Council Tax and Student Bank Accounts
If you require proof of confirmation of studies, you can now print this yourself. Typically you’ll need to provide proof of your studies for things like opening a student bank account, a student gym membership or to provide to your local council for council tax exemption. Please follow this Self service letters guide for details on how you can print these documents yourself.