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High achieving schools with an impressive list of past students, including Charles Darwin, Michael Palin, Michael Heseltine and John Peel. A new University Centre offering high quality teaching, learning and research in a distinctive medieval town.

From college courses to evening classes, university talks to school holiday sessions for the kids, there’s a packed timetable for both young and old in Shrewsbury. 

University Centre Shrewsbury

The new University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) offers dynamic undergraduate and postgraduate studies in this historic setting. With a learning and research centre at Guildhall in Frankwell Quay, UCS welcomed undergraduate students from autumn 2015.

The Hive

The Hive is an arts and entertainment venue, as well as a charity working with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people.

Shrewsbury High School

Shrewsbury High is widely regarded as one of the UK's leading independent schools, offering academic excellence, all round opportunity, and pastoral care. 

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library is situated in a Grade I listed building in Castle Gates. It was the original home of Shrewsbury School and Charles Darwin was educated there – you can’t miss his statue outside.

Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

Shrewsbury Sixth Form College sits at the centre of Shrewsbury's community with students contibuting positively to town centre life. SSFC is based two campuses known as 'Welsh Bridge Campus' and 'English Bridge Campus' and specialises in A-levels.

Severnvale Academy Limited

Severnvale Academy is the only accredited language school in Shrewsbury, providing General English, Business English and examination English courses for adults. 

Learning Outside of the Classroom in Shrewsbury

Keep kids entertained and continue their education outside of the classroom. Shrewsbury is packed with child-friendly spaces to keep your little ones happy while school is out.

University Centre Shrewsbury Events programme - March to December 2016

University Centre Shrewsbury offer events spanning their learning and research areas to add to the cultural life of Shropshire. Events are open to everyone and are mostly free.

The Gateway

Take a leap at learning something new and tick a task off your bucket list. The Gateway offers courses from the classical to the uncommon; you're bound to find something to capture your interest.

Shropshire Archives

From maps and photographs to newspapers and census returns, Shropshire archives hold over six miles of records.