Why choose Wirral Met?
It’s a great place to study!
Wirral Met College students have access to excellent campuses and facilities.
Our students progress onto higher level study, jobs, apprenticeships and university
Wirral Met has excellent links with local employers, which means you have access to work placements, traineeship and apprenticeship opportunities
You will get lots of support to help you succeed - we give outstanding support for students at all levels
We have great feedback from our students: visit OFSTED’s Learner View for details »
It is easy to make new friends
The Students' Union offers a range of trips and social activities to help you make the most of your time at college.
- Our cafe and restaurant areas provide value for money food and drink, with social space for students to meet up.
- There are a range of sports and social activities during lunchtime periods.
We have excellent campuses and facilities
We invested £6m in facilities in 2012 across our Twelve Quays and Conway Park Campuses, with a new campus at The Oval in Bebington which opened in January 2013. Our new multi-million pound Wirral Waters Campus opened in September 2015 and is dedicated to Construction and the Built Environment, as well as hosting a Skills and Enterprise Centre, in the heart of Wirral Waters in Birkenhead. Our Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centre opened in June 2016 at our Twelve Quays Campus with specialist laboratories, engineering equipment and robotics / mechatronics resources and our Logistics and Warehousing Centre opened in September 2016 and provides specialist warehousing facilities including a fork lift truck and fork lift truck simulator machines. We also have dedicated study areas and workshops for Prep 4 Life students with complex learning disabilities at our Conway Park Campus.
The Academy salons at the Conway Park Campus provide a full range hairdressing services, and beauty/complementary therapy treatments at very competitive prices.
Visit The Hair & Beauty Academy page or phone 0151 551 7109 for an appointment and more details.
Open to the public!
The Birches training restaurant is based at the Conway Park Campus. Choose from set price lunch offers and special, themed evening meals at very competitive prices.
Open to the public!
Visit our fully equipped Learning Resource Centres:
- Library and resources to help with your research and coursework.
- Self study areas with computers and internet access.