Welcome to Northop
While the way in which we will deliver some of the services and facilities we provide for our students may have changed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the University remains fully committed to delivering an excellent range of student support, student services and facilities to enhance your academic study. More information can be found here.
At Wrexham Glyndwr Northop Campus, we know what it takes to enhance our students' education. Our unique approach to learning, top-quality facilities and community vibe, makes us more than just a campus - it's a life experience.
The enriched learning environment provided at the Northop Campus has helped countless students get ahead in their education. Situated in the rural village of Northop, the campus reflects the backgrounds and cultures of the local areas, specialising in the teaching of Equine Science, Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation and Veterinary Nursing.
Northop plays host to around 100 students per year, creating a community where everyone grows together and learning is provided in a much more interactive and intimate way.
British Horse Society (BHS) Approved Equine Unit
The BHS Approved Equine Unit and Exam Centre provides students with a range of excellent facilities suitable for practical sessions and events.
The superb purpose-built facilities at the campus include an indoor arena with a viewing gallery (50x30), a floodlit outdoor arena (60x40), stabling, paddocks and two cross country courses. There are also facilities for hacking on the grounds of the campus.
For those who are keen equestrians, the unit is a popular venue for clinics and competitions held by associated and external parties, giving students extra opportunities to gain experience, often with top riders and well-renowned trainers and experts.
Veterinary Nursing Clinical Suite
Our Veterinary Nursing clinical suite based at our Northop campus gives our Veterinary Nursing students the opportunity to gain key experience in clinical settings in preparation for their future career.