About Us

The University of Wolverhampton Students' Union is an independent charity that represents all 23,000 students studying at the University of Wolverhampton. Here at the Students' Union our goal is to provide you a memorable University experience filled with new friends, interests and notable achievements, by placing students at the heart of everything we do, through our mission, vision and values.

Our Mission To be at the heart of the student community, making life better, amplifying student voices, providing exciting opportunities and delivering services with impact.

To achieve this we offer a range of services including advice, societies events and elections.

Our Vision Proudly Wolverhampton. Inspiring and empowering all students get the best out of university and life.

Our Values
  • Supportive

    Supporting our students to get the best out of their student experience.
  • Inclusive

    Welcoming, supporting, respecting and celebrating students of diverse backgrounds, experience or identity.
  • Brave

    A strong, proactive Union, trusted by students who know we have their back.
  • Innovative

    Creative and agile. We are actively seeking opportunities that will have a meaningful impact on students’ lives.


Here at the Students' Union we offer a range of services to all of our students with the goal of providing you the best university experience.

Academic Representation Here at the SU we represent and support all students during their academic journey. Through our school reps attending school councils, our liberation reps hosting events for liberaton groups and our elected Sabbatical Officers leading the SU and encourging change within the University, we make sure your academic experience is a positive experience.

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Advice & Representation Centre Our Advice & Representation Centre offers free, impartial, independent and confidential advice and representation for all students at the University of Wolverhampton. They are able to provide advice on a range of issues from academic, housing, finance to being a student carer and more.

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Campuses The Students' Union currently exists across three campuses of the University of Wolverhampton. While the SU is mainly based in Wolverhampton we do provide services and something unique across all three campuses, so come and visit us at each campus.
If you are having trouble travelling to any of the campuses the University offers a FREE inter-site shuttle bus to all students to all campuses.

| Wolverhampton | Walsall | Telford |

Events The SU is home to many events.

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Societies The SU is home to over 30 different societies, including academic, faith, gaming and hobby based societies. If there isn't a society that takes your interest you are welcome to create your own.

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strategic plan

Strategic Plan 2021 - 2024

artcles of association

Articles of Association


UWSU Bylaws


Every year we produce an impact report to showcase our achievements and what we have done to benefit the lives and university experience of students.

Impact Report 2021 - 2022
Impact Report 2020 - 2021

  • 1525 students supported through the Advice Centre
  • 168% increase in voter turnout in the SU elections
  • 68% growth in the number of societies
  • 51% growth in membership in societies
  • 3136 students supported through the School Rep project
  • 373 course reps recruited and trained to ensure your voice is heard
  • Helped students to access £85,554 of finanical support to address hardship
  • Reconfigured SU staffing structures in linewith the new strategic plan
  • Innovative Liberation project
  • Advice Centre retained its certification from Advice Quality Standard Agency

Charity & Company Information

As your Students' Union, with status as a company and a charity, we're required to report our finances to the Charities Commission and Companies House each year. Our primary funder is the University of Wolverhampton, who funds the bulk of our services through a block grant. Almost all Students' Unions in the United Kingdom are funded in a similar fashion. We also generate income from the Walsall SU Lounge and Business Development, the profits of which are put straight back into services we run for you.

Our financial year runs from 1 August-31 July.

Accounts All of our accounts have been independently audited.

2020 - 2021
2019 - 2020
2018 - 2019

Charity & Company Numbers We are a charitable company limited by guarantee, regulated by the Charities Commission and Companies House.

Charity Number: 1136470
Company Number: 07275807