The University of South Wales has a strong sporting background, an excellent reputation for sport degrees, and impressive facilities for our students to study and train in. We have some of the best facilities in the UK offering clubs, courses and qualifications.
The campus hosts top of the range sporting facilities including an indoor FIFA standard 3G football pitch, which houses a Catapult ClearSky Indoor GPS System, a notational analysis suite, a strength and conditioning room, an all-weather pitch an outdoor 3G pitch and numerous multi use grass pitches amongst other things.
The Sport Park is used as a training base for lots of local sports clubs and is also used by numerous professional clubs including Cardiff City Academy, Cardiff Blues and the Women's FAW.
From Pontypridd, you can enjoy all that South Wales has to offer – city life and culture, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside. It is a town filled with history, heritage and plenty to discover. Cardiff is just a 20-minutes away, offering nightlife, entertainment, culture and more!
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.
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.
Want to know a bit more about the feel of the campus, or perhaps you have questions about Pontypridd as a place to live? Our Unibuddies are here to answer your questions. Ask away!
Living in Halls is a big part of the student experience – it’s much more than just a place to stay and we can help you feel right at home.
There are lots of accommodation options at USW so you can choose the student accommodation that works best for you. We can also offer lots of advice on finding private rental properties.
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