About Us

Success starts here

A modern, ambitious university, the University of South Wales makes a real difference to the lives of students, staff and the communities which surround us. With campuses in Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd and Dubai, the University is renowned for its partnerships with major employers.

Our industry connections and emphasis on equipping students with real world experiences make our graduates among the most employable in the UK, with 95%* of our students in employment or further study within six months of graduating. And throughout everything we do, we strive to stay true to our core values of being Professional, Responsive, Inspiring and Creative.

*DHLE 2016/17

Term dates

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

Full list of term dates


December 2019

Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th December 2019

Further information will be available later this year. Find out more on the graduation website.