Starbucks targets the student pound as it moves into £4m uni campus facility

Starbucks University of Wolverhampton, artist impression 2

The University of Wolverhampton is opening a Starbucks store on the City Campus as part of its £4 million redevelopment of its Courtyard facilities.

The City Centre Campus project– part of the Our Vision, Your Opportunity £250 million investment plan to boost economic growth in the region – is currently underway with work due to be complete by the autumn.

The redevelopment includes refurbishing the food court at the Millennium City building, landscaping the main courtyard area and creating better access to the Wulfruna Building.

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Emma Furnival, assistant director for Hospitality & Accommodation Services at the University, said: “We’re really excited about opening the new Starbucks store.  The investment at the City Centre Campus is focused on improving and extending catering facilities providing more choice for students, staff and visitors as well as creating a more attractive environment for everyone who uses the campus.”

160804 Starbucks Coffee Company Artist Impression 1The store will offer a mixture of bench seating, high stools and soft furnishings in the Millennium City Campus in the centre of Wolverhampton.

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