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.
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.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Newport city centre, the University has teamed up with private provider CLV, to offer modern Halls of Residence very close to USW Newport and overlooking the River Usk.
Find our approved private sector student houses, flats and lodgings using our accommodation search. We have checked that all these properties are properly licensed and accredited.
Find directions of how to find us below. If you've booked a visit, we look forward to meeting you!
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.