About Us

The University of South Wales (USW) is a major player in UK higher education.

With campuses in Cardiff, Pontypridd and Newport, the University is renowned for its partnerships with major employers.

These partnerships are one of the many reasons that 95% of our students are in employment or further study within six months of graduating.

Term dates

Academic Year 2017/18

Autumn TermMonday 17 September 2018 – Term begins with enrolment/induction

Monday 24 September 2018 - Teaching begins

Friday 14 December 2018 – Term ends

Spring Term
Monday 7 January 2019 – Term begins 

Friday 5 April 2019 – Term ends

Summer Term
Monday 29 April 2019 – Term begins

Friday 7 June 2019 – Term ends