About Wrexham

With two National Trust properties and a number of parks, galleries and museums, Wrexham is an ideal choice for students wishing to experience the best of modern living in a compact and welcoming town.

Top key facts about Wrexham:

  • Wrexham is the largest town in North Wales with a population of over 60,000.
  • Just in front of the famous St Giles' Church, lays the tomb of Elihu Yale - benefactor of Yale University, USA. A replica of the tower sits at the University.
  • UK’s first large lager brewery was opened here in 1881 by German immigrants.
  • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Wrexham is UK’s longest and highest aqueduct – more than 1,000 feet long, held 128 feet above the ground.
  • Wrexham is home of Wale’s biggest nightclubs, with a capacity of 1,620.

Wrexham is a popular and thriving market town with loads for students to do. There’s a vibrant music and nightlife scene, great shopping facilities and the incredible scenery of Snowdonia National Park nearby. All this and more means Snowdon Hall is the perfect place to make the most of your time studying at Wrexham Glyndwr University.

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