Hello, I’m Professor Alec Shepley, Head of the School of Creative Arts at Wrexham Glyndŵr University.  Let me tell you a few things about why this school was my destination of choice and why I believe you should join us too.

Ranked as number one in Wales for Art by the Guardian University Guide League Table 2017 and 12th overall in the UK, SCA is a career-focused Arts School with high student satisfaction and high employability rates. We stand for a creative arts education fit for life in the 21st century.

A career in the Creative Industries or work in a related field is the aim for all of our graduates – this is a very important component of the UK economy and the School of Creative Arts at Wrexham is a significant contributor to that economic success – both monetarily and in terms of social and cultural benefits.

NCTJ commendation for Wrexham Glyndwr University journalism student


In-depth reporting on the rising sport of female boxing helped a journalism student to secure a media industry accolade. Rachel Wheatley received a commendation in the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) 2016 Awards for Excellence.

The awards scheme is run by the news industry training and standards body to recognise high achievements by rising stars of journalism.
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Journalism Student Successes

Wrexham Glyndwr University’s journalism students have celebrated a 100% employment success in their course presentations.

Author and gay rights campaigner, James Wharton, presented the awards to students on the Certificate of HE in Journalism on Friday.
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Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell Visits

Last week Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell started his libraries tour with a visit to SCA to talk, meet students and visit the school. Chris spent an hour in conversation with Illustration Program Leader Dan Berry in front of a live audience which was filmed and should be available soon.

Professional Practise Book w/ John Mcclenaghen

Professional Practise
When it comes to an undergraduate fine art education, what is professional practice? How are students prepared for life after their course? How might attitudes and approaches be shaped by factors such as location, the wider course philosophy, and the cultural and political climate?Continue reading

Open Day

open day

Thinking of applying? Then make sure you come and visit us for our next open day which takes place on Saturday, November 12.