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At the University of South Wales, we deliver courses that will change lives and our world for the better. This is education in practice, not just in theory.

USW has been shortlisted as the Times Higher Education’s (THE) University of the Year.

The award recognises institutions that demonstrated exceptional performance during the 2021-22 academic year.


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Undergraduate Open Day

When: 27 April 2024

Where: Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd campuses

Time: 10am - 3pm

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Postgraduate Open Evening

When: 5 June 2024

Where: Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd campuses

Time: 4pm - 6pm

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Undergraduate Open Day

When: 15 June 2024

Where: Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd campuses

Time: 10am - 3pm


Undergraduate

Undergraduate Courses

A degree for the real world. Undergraduate courses are for new starters to university.

POSTGRADUATE

Postgraduate Courses

Gain further qualifications, build skills, and enhance career prospects. Master your tomorrow.

APPRENTICESHIPS

Apprenticeships

Learn and earn money. Work with an employer, learn new skills and gain a degree in the process.

INTERNATIONAL

International Student Guidance

Live outside of the UK? Discover how to become a USW student, and make tomorrow yours.


Locations

Experience and Explore South Wales

USW is in an exceptional part of the UK, with city life, mountains and coast. With campuses in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd, you can enjoy all that south Wales has to offer – city life and culture, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside.

Every campus is open to you and whatever inspires you, you’re always welcome.

Student Life

Meet likeminded people and become friends for life

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USW is home to a community of diverse and welcoming students. Whether you've just finished your A-levels, you're returning to education to further your career, or you're taking on a research project, you'll find people just like you, who share your interests, beliefs, and motivations. 

ACCOMMODATION

Find a Home away from Home

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Where you live is just as important as what you learn. Whether you want to live on campus or in the city, we have lots of accommodation options and we’ll help you feel right at home. Living in student halls is a great way to make new friends, but we also offer private sector accommodation.

CAREERS

Become an Employable Graduate

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Employability is so important that we’ve made it part of all our courses. You'll work on projects and within facilities based on working practices, and have the opportunity to take on work experience. Our careers service is here to help with CVs, interviews, and to link you to global employers.


APPLY

Apply to USW

Ready to apply? We can't wait to welcome you to the #USWFamily. You can apply via UCAS or USW.

COURSES

Find A Course

Discover the range of courses we offer at USW and find your tomorrow, today.

OPEN DAYS

Open Days Bloggers

Explore our campuses and discover the vibrant cities of Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd.

CHAT

Chat with us

Chat to our students, lecturers or staff. We're here to help answer any questions you may have.

FEES & FUNDING

Fees and Funding

Funding options and financial support are available to help fund your study and living costs.

STUDENTS' UNION

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The Students' Union exists to ensure you have the best possible experience whilst studying at USW.

RESEARCH

Research at USW

Research at USW makes a difference in the real world. We change lives and our world for the better.

WHY USW?

Why Choose USW

Discover what sets us apart from other universities and why so many choose to join the #USWFamily.