Treforest, Pontypridd Campus


USW Treforest

USW Treforest is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the warm and friendly welcome and community atmosphere, as well as the convenience of living and studying in the same place.

From listed buildings to new, modern structures, Treforest reflects the University’s history and its ambitions. Here you will find everything you need in one place - halls of residence, the library and sport centre, cafes and bars to eat and drink, and friends to spend time with. 

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Address

University of South Wales
Treforest
Pontypridd
CF37 1DL

Tel: 03455 76 01 01

Directions

Car directions
Train directions
Airport directions

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Pontypridd Campus Aerial Tour

Treforest and Glyntaff make up the Pontypridd Campus, the University of South Wales' largest campus. Watch the aerial video to see the campus and local area:



Directions By Car

From the m4, exit at J32 and join the A470 north towards Merthyr Tydfil and Pontypridd. After about 6 miles, you will see signs for the A473 (Llantrisant) and the University of South Wales. Take the first exit off the roundabout, across the bridge. Turn left, then stay left, following the signs up the hill to the University.


If you’re approaching the University south-bound from the A470, follow the A470 to Pontypridd and take the A4223 exit toward Pontypridd. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A470/A4058 ramp and stay in the right-hand lane taking the 3rd exit (A4058) at the next roundabout before turning left onto the Broadway/A473. Stay on the A473 following signs up to the University.


The visitors car park is located opposite the main campus. If you are approaching the University from the A470 turn left at the mini roundabout at the main campus. The postcode is CF37 1DL.

Directions By Train

Trains to Treforest run regularly from Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street stations, with typical journey times of 20 minutes.

Airport Directions

Cardiff International Airport is 11 miles from the city centre and is serviced by regular bus and rail links. London’s Heathrow airport is about two-and-a-half hour drive away and there is also an airport at Bristol.