The University of South Wales has a strong sporting background, an excellent reputation for sport degrees, and impressive facilities for our students to study and train in. We have some of the best facilities in the UK, offering clubs, courses and qualifications.
The USW Sport Park is our purpose-built site, designed to train and develop our students to their highest potential. Our largest campus hosts the Treforest Sport Centre, with facilities and programmes that cater for top-class elite performers and students who want to want to keep fit and healthy. The labs at Pontypridd Campus, Glyntaff provide a strong, scientific background to learning, and complement the specialist equipment available in the Sport Park.
Students starting at the USW Sport Park in 2017 will be the first to train in our brand-new facilities.
Thanks to continued investment, we will have a specialist centre for strength and conditioning with 12 lifting platforms and providing a high performance environment for aspiring athletes. We will have a facility specially designed for sporting performance that focuses on rugby and football coaching.
Our brand-new, full size 4G indoor football pitch will be the only one in Wales and one of five in the whole of the UK. It will allow training all year round and opportunities for our rugby, football and coaching students.
USW’s Football team have been crowned champions of the BUCS University league, after beating off reigning champions Hartpury. In a tense final, USW beat Hartpury 1- 0 with the winning goal scored by Lewis Hydes.
BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) is the national governing body for Higher Education sport in the Uk, which sees over 170 Universities and Colleges across the UK compete in over 50 sports.
Steve Savage – 1st Team Manager and Head of USW Football said 'I am very proud of all our players and staff as this is a huge achievement for USW with it being our first ever Championship Final victory of any sport at our University so they are history makers!'