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Ensuring students are perfectly paired with the training they need, from digital upskilling and web development to public speaking; from engineering and science to languages, Wrexham Glyndwr has a course to propel your next career move.

Wrexham Glyndwr University’s, Business Development Manager, Chloe Huxley, is a connector of people and skills.

“If you're looking to upskill, re-train or learn something new. We've got a plethora of courses that can support whatever it is you're looking for,” says Chloe.

With its flexible hybrid approach, career-focused short courses take place on the University’s covid-secure campus or online, with many available at no cost.

“With feedback from the companies we work with and our students, we’ve been able to customise how the courses are delivered, which has ensured a fantastic response,” adds Chloe.

“Whether you're keen to learning something new or develop your existing skills, our range of short courses will help you take that next step.”

Click here for more information on WGU’s short courses or call 01978 293439

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From a rich history to a bright future for education in North Wales – Wrexham Glyndwr University gives each student’s learning and future personal attention.

We’ve been delivering education at our main Wrexham campus since 1887, when we were known as the Wrexham School of Science and Art. We first started offering degrees in 1924 but we’ve come a long way since then.

We became Denbighsire Technical Institute in 1927, moving to Regent Street, now home to our creative arts courses. As the Institute and demand for courses grew, the development of what is now our main Plas Coch campus began and the Denbighshire Technical College was born in 1939.

Sir Patrick Abercromby, the famous Liverpool-Dublin architect, was responsible for the internal design of the College, which featured in a number of Architecture magazines in the early 1950s. Peggy Angus was commissioned to design suitable tiles for the main foyer. These were unique to the College and represent a flow of learning with a Welsh background. These tiles are still in place today and are protected as a Grade II listing.

It soon became necessary to merge the three main colleges of the County of Clwyd: Denbighshire Technical College, Cartrefle Teacher Training College (situated at the other end of Wrexham) and Kelsterton College in Connah’s Quay near Chester.

The resulting North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI) became one of the largest colleges of its kind in Britain with over 9,000 students and an annual budget in 1975 of £5 million.

The College grew both in the number of students and in reputation as its expertise became sought after throughout the world.

In 2008, NEWI gained university status and Glyndwr University was born.

 

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