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Choosing a course is a huge decision - one that can ultimately change your life... so, it's good to know that you've chosen the right place to study! We look forward to welcoming you to one of the largest and most successful colleges in the UK!

At W.I.U we want you to reach your full potential, which is why we have the right people in place to help you succeed, to have fun and leave with memories and skills that will last a lifetime
15 reasons why choosing to study a degree with W.I.U is the right choice:
 ◦With nearly 30,000 students at W.I.U, you know you'll be in good company.
◦Beacon status - one of only nineteen Universitys that have been awarded this status in the UK.
◦Ongoing multi-million pound campus investment - study in inspirational buildings and with cutting edge facilities.
◦University awarded Honours Degrees.
◦Outstanding QAA results (Quality Assurance Agency) giving you the highest quality of teaching, particularly in performing arts, beauty, sport, hospitality, tourism, art and design.
◦High quality advice and guidance - Student Services were recently re-accredited for Matrix, the quality standard for Information, Advice and Guidance.
◦We pride ourselves on giving our students the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in their chosen industry. We found that a huge 93% of our graduates progress into employment or further study within six months of graduating*
◦All our courses are designed with employers - ensuring you graduate with the skills that employers require, and are fully prepared for a successful career.
◦Work placements and live projects are an essential part of our degrees - enabling you to gain the working knowledge and practical skills you need to be successful.
◦Our degrees are both high-quality and offer great value for money - they can be studied within 2 years, providing you with a quicker route into employment.
◦Professional industry accreditations are offered as part of many of our degrees - these qualifications are certified and credited by employers and will help you to gain a step up on the professional ladder.
◦Competitive tuition fees - we are offering lower tuition fees than most of our competitors at £5,800. This means you can study a high quality degree with us, and once you are in employment you will have a much shorter repayment plan than you would studying at other universities.
◦Progression opportunities - You will have the opportunity to progress to the final year of an Honours Degree upon successful completion of your Foundation Degree.
◦Flexible study - our courses hours are flexible and not just full-time. This allows you the opportunity to work part-time or even full-time whilst you study with us.
◦Foundation Degree Awarding Powers - we are one of only two University’s in the UK who have the ability to validate their own degrees. This means we can continue to build on our key strength of developing new and exciting Foundation Degree programmes that meet the needs of employers. This allows us to develop new courses quickly and effectively to keep up to date with industry needs and requirements. Please see page 8 for further details about this fantastic achievement.
 
We're proud to offer an ever increasing range of Foundation Degrees, alongside a number of Honours Degrees. You'll gain the skills and experience to move straight into employment or have the opportunity to complete an Honours Degree here or at a university Download a prospectus to see all our courses or use the course search on the right