About us

We are a University of first choice for students who want a caring, aspirational environment where they can equip themselves for the career they choose.

With our reputation for industry-relevant degree programmes, we offer our unparalleled opportunities to gain professional work experience alongside their studies. That’s why we’ve invested £200 million over the past ten years in some of the best university facilities you’ll find in the UK to ensure our students get the hands-on practical skills and experience employers are looking for.

Renowned for technology and innovation, we're part of a thriving multicultural region and home to a wide range of industries with many global companies based here including Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Bombardier. It’s an exciting place to learn and experience university life, providing students with many opportunities to gain real world experience through placements and internships.

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