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 2018/19

Summer Term

Monday 29 April 2019 – Term begins
Friday 7 June 2019 – Term ends

Academic Year 2019/20

Autumn Term
Monday 16 September – Term begins
Monday 23 September – Teaching begins
Friday 13 December – Term ends

Spring Term
Monday 6 January 2020 – Term begins
Friday 3 April 2020 – Term ends

Summer Term
Monday 27 April 2020 – Term begins
Friday 29 May 2020 – Term ends

Graduation

July 2019

Thursday 4th July 2019

Graduation ceremonies for students studying at the Cardiff Campus.

Monday 8th July 2019

Graduation ceremonies for students studying at the Newport City Campus.

Tuesday 9th July - Friday 12th July 2019

Graduation ceremonies for students studying at the Pontypridd Campus.