The University is awarding ten Welsh-medium Scholarships of £1,000 for UK home students entering the University for the first time in 2018 who commit to study at least 40 credits of an eligible degree course through the medium of Welsh. Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Scholarships are also available. Find out more.
Please find specific information regarding your course fees on the applicable course page.
If you have any queries regarding the cost of tuition fees then please contact the Revenue Unit by emailing email@example.com
Details regarding the University's available payment plans can be found on our Revenue Team's pages.
The University is awarding ten Welsh-medium Scholarships of £1,000 for UK home students entering the University for the first time in 2017 who commit to study at least 40 credits of an eligible degree course through the medium of Welsh. Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Scholarships are also available. Find out more.
For students aiming to study within the subject areas of Social Work, Youth Work or Early Years*, the Helen Kegie Bursary is awarded to individuals who can demonstrate a strong knowledge of their subject area and a high degree of ability to reflect and link theory to practice. The bursary is aimed at students who have a permanent postal address with a CF or NP postcode and come from a low-income background. Find out more.
The University is pleased to offer sports scholarships which are designed to support potential elite
athletes and sports people who are competing at national and international level in their chosen sport. Find out more.
When you are studying there will be two main costs
You can get student finance to help you with both costs.
Tuition Fee Loan (and Grant in Wales) is non-means tested, so whatever you Fee Charge is you can borrow that amount each academic year (if you have previously studied this may affect your entitlement).
Your maintenance loan is based on household income. This can be:
The amount of maintenance loan (and grant in Wales) you receive will also depend upon where you live during your studies, i.e. whether you live away from home or with your parents.
You will need to apply for your funding before stating your course, the earlier the better, and you will have to reapply for funding every academic year.
All eligible part time students will be able to apply for a non means tested Tuition Fee Loan
Students from England may receive up to £6,750
Support for Course Costs for Students Living in Wales
Part time students living in Wales are eligible to apply for a grant of up to £1,155 for books, travel and other expenditure related to their course. The grant is based on your household income.
The application process for the 2017/18 Academic Year is now open.
Welsh students can apply via Student Finance Wales.
English students can apply via GOV.UK.
You may be able to get extra funding if you have adults or children who are financially dependent on you. This extra funding can include:-
You will need to apply to your funding provider for further information
This guide is for estranged students who are applying for independent status.
The University of South Wales is committed to providing support for students from care and those leaving care who want to go on to higher education.
We at the University of South Wales can help you at every stage
of your university experience, with specialist help and advice before,
during and after you are a student with us – leaving you to concentrate
on your studies and enjoy university life.
How to contact the Care Leaver Team
To ask further questions and start the support available to you as a Care Leaver please contact the Care Leaver Coordinator
If you not quite sure if you qualify as a Care Leaver please contact us and we can advise you further. If you are a social worker or work on behalf of an organisation such as Barnardos please feel free to contact also.