Welcome to Newport Campus

Cutting-Edge Spaces To Study and Socialise

Vibrant and Diverse Student Community

Just 20 Minutes Away From The City Of Cardiff

Nextdoor To Well-Known Shopping and Food Outlets


Our Newport campus is home to a vibrant and friendly community. From Education and Teaching, to Business and Cyber Security, your professional career starts here at the University of South Wales.


Take a guided video tour through the Newport campus:

Right at the heart of the city, overlooking the River Usk, is one of the University’s most iconic buildings.

We couldn’t be based in a better location to embrace city life in Newport. Plus, the Halls of Residence are just a few minutes’ walk away, which is great for those want a lie in!

Newport Campus is home to a wide range of subject areas, so you’ll benefit from studying in a diverse atmosphere. We’re continually improving facilities – there’s a new Starbucks, a student union, plenty of study spaces and more developments to come.

There is so much opportunity in Newport and you’ve probably got lots of questions about becoming a student at the University of South Wales, visit us at an open day for more information.



Newport is a city ideal for students, with a range of music venues, sporting events, bars, restaurants and shopping, there is plenty to be discovered in this vibrant city. 

Explore a diverse and bustling city

Thinking of living in Newport? From historical Roman baths and museums to exploring the wetlands, there is something for everyone in this up-and-coming city. Plus, with Cardiff just 20 minutes away, you'll open up another world of entertainment, nightlife, culture and more.

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Meet new people who become friends for life

USW is much more than a place of study. In fact, USW is home to diverse and welcoming students from across the world. No matter your chosen path, when you join the #USWFamily you'll find people just like you, who share your interests, beliefs, and motivations.

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Get involved with clubs and societies

With over 100 societies and clubs to choose from, endless support, activities, events, volunteer opportunities and skill-development, USWSU strive to make sure you have the chance to enrich every aspect of your student life.

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Have questions? Chat to a student that's been in your shoes

Want to know a bit more about life on campus, or perhaps you have questions about Newport as a place to live? Our Unibuddies are here to answer your questions. Ask away!

Accommodation in Newport

Living in Halls is a big part of the student experience – it’s much more than just a place to stay and we can make you feel right at home.

There are lots of accommodation options at USW, so you can choose what suits you best. We can also offer lots of advice on finding private rental properties if you would prefer not to live in Halls.


Find directions of how to find us below. If you've booked a visit, we look forward to meeting you!


University of South Wales
Usk Way
NP20 2BP

Tel: 03455 76 77 78

Email: [email protected]


Newport is only two hours away from London via the M4, while other motorways and dual carriageways connect Newport with the North, Midlands, South East and South West England and West Wales.

The postcode is NP20 2BP.


There are a number of multi-storey car parks situated around the City Campus and the Kingsway car park is opposite.

If travelling by rail, the City Campus is approximately 5 – 10 minutes walk away from the train station. 

There are excellent Intercity services to Newport from all major cities. London is one hour and forty minutes away and Birmingham two hours by high speed trains which operate hourly. 

For those travelling to the City Campus by foot directions are available which takes approximately 10 – 15 minutes.

Newport is served by regular National Express Coaches from London, West Wales, the North, Midlands and South West England. 

There is also a direct service from Heathrow, Gatwick and Bristol Airports.

Cardiff International Airport is 27 miles from the campus and is serviced by regular bus and rail links. 

London’s Heathrow airport is about two-and-a-half hour drive away and there is also an airport at Bristol.