Publications and policies
The University produces a range of key policies and publications to support and inform our research, teaching and professional activities, and provide updates on the University's activities and performance.
Our publications, which are available to download, include our Financial Statements and Annual Review, and our Fee and Access Plans.
Financial Statements and Annual Review
Our Financial Statements and Annual Review reflect on the previous academic year and include the governance arrangements and some of our recent achievements, successes and developments.
The publication also includes an overview of our financial performance, including statements on income and expenditure, explaining the main trends and factors likely to affect our future performance and position.
Fee and Access Plan
Under the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015, the University is required to develop a Fee and Access Plan each year.
The plan sets out the activities we will deliver to ensure equality of opportunity and fair access for groups that are under-represented in higher education.
Innovation Fund Strategy
The University has produced an Innovation Fund Strategy for the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), alongside a case study which demonstrates our Civic Mission work.
Download the Research Wales Innovation Fund Strategy 2020/21–2022/23 and the accompanying Civic Mission case study below.
Articles and Instrument of Government
Our University policies cover topics such as Accessibility, Equality and Diversity, and Sustainability.
These documents state USW’s position on a range of issues and includes procedures for compliance; helping us to achieve compliance with applicable laws and regulations. A number of USW policies are available to view below.