University of Bolton

Address:A676 Deane Rd, Bolton BL3 5AB, UK

About University of Bolton

Located in Bolton, England, the University of Bolton is a public university that dates back to 1825 when Bolton Mechanics' Institute was established. It was granted powers to offer degrees in 1992 and research degrees in 1995. Finally, the Institute was awarded university title in 2004 by Privy Council consent.

The university maintains an urban campus loaded with modern facilities. Set between Derby Street and Deane Road in Bolton. It also houses more than 11,000 students. It has about 25% of the student population from ethnic minority communities. The university welcomes students from 60 foreign countries outside the UK. Bolton also maintains Chaplaincy that contains numerous diverse faiths. Apart from having links with foreign academic institutions in Singapore, Germany, Greece, China, Malawi, and Malaysia, Bolton has an academic centre in Ras al-Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates.

Not just this, the university also offers research opportunities. Students can enroll for Masters and Ph.D. degrees. Bolton is known for its industry-relevant teachings and vocationally focused degree programs. It offers known courses like Business and Media programs. Other than this, the university has the Research & Graduate School (R&GS) that operates all the students enrolled for a research degree and any kind of development done by the researchers all over the university. The school also offers help to the research students to improve their practice as a researcher and to make the most of research opportunities available at the university.

Apart from this, the university hosts several social events and provides numerous other facilities such as advice and support to the students, representation, and sporting clubs. The university has several different sports teams challenging in the BUCS leagues. Students can play a variety of sports like basketball, football, netball, rugby, and hockey. To conduct sports activities, the university has maintained an eight-lane, 25-meter competition swimming pool, sports hall, and 50-feet climbing wall. Moreover, the university’s alumni are working in different fields in and around the nation.

Also, Bolton has an onsite Job Shop that helps students find part-time jobs along with their studies and the free extracurricular programme. The Bolton Award recognizes students’ efforts with skill development workshops and volunteering work. In addition to this, it is near to the Pennine Moors that is popular for horse riding, kayaking, and hiking.



University of Bolton

Phone:+44 1204 903415
Address:A676 Deane Rd, Bolton BL3 5AB, UK
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