We offer a wide range of higher education talks and workshops in a variety of formats. Sessions can delivered live, in-person, online or on-campus or in your school or college and can be arranged at a time that suits you. For a full list of our higher education talks, please click here. To book a talk or workshop, please email the Student Recruitment Team.
With a variety of interactive sessions to choose from across our Faculties, our subject-specific online resources below will also provide a real insight into studying a particular subject at university. All sessions align with the Curriculum for Wales areas of learning and experience.
Online Financial Trading Room Simulation
Using our Global Investor’s Finance Lab simulation, students will gain experience reacting to price movements and news items relevant to a portfolio of shares and commodities.
This exciting simulation delivered entirely online will provide an insight into the skills and psychology of financing trading.
This activity is aimed at students in years 11, 12 and 13. No prior knowledge of business or accounting is required. Please note spaces will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.
Field Biology Series
In this series, Technical Demonstrator Harri Little shares his expertise and shows how you can develop your field biology skills from your back garden.
How to get into Medicine
In this talk, Dr Lewis Fall discusses the application process to get into medical school, and the alternatives that are available to you if you don’t get there first time round. The BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences degree at the University of South Wales is one such alternative, that will prepare you to enter medical school at a graduate level.
Cyber Security Treasure Hunt
Cyber Security, Computer Programming and many digital roles require good problem-solving skills - test yours in this treasure hunt activity.
OSINT - Open Source Intelligence Gathering
Open source intelligence (OSINT) is information collected from public sources such as those available on the Internet.
As people share more of their lives online, this publicly available information can be exploited using Open Source Intelligence .
Find out about this aspect of cyber security in this short introduction by Elaine Haigh, a lecturer in cyber security at the National Cyber Security Academy at the university of south Wales.
The Internet of Things
What is the Internet of Things, what do they do and how they will change our lives.
The Internet of Things with Artificial Intelligence
This session is an introduction to the main definitions of the internet of things and its applications combined with the different opportunities machine learning techniques offer.
Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Logic
Fuzzy logic is an AI technique that can be used represent vagueness. It has many applications, including the control of machines.
This document provides a brief introduction to AI and includes a simple spreadsheet which can be used to experiment with a Fuzzy logic.
Why Study Fashion?
Interested in Fashion and becoming a part of the Creative Industries? Join USW Fashion for the 5 best reasons to get involved!
Making Fashion more Sustainable
Using real world examples, USW Fashion presents 5 steps to sustainability for the industry.
Narrative Driven Fashion Design (Part 1 & 2)
Storytelling through design and concept development.
Fashion Design: Raeburn workshops
Following the Raeburn brief, watch our academic create a cut-off shark and panda to commemorate Shark Awareness Weekend and National Panda Day @raeburn_design
Fashion Design Digital Resource Library
Our fashion team have developed a bank of digital resources, ranging from the design process, fibres and fabrics, sewing, pattern cutting, fashion history and fashion theory.
Interested in a Career in Health Sciences?
Within this session you can find out what makes studying health sciences different, what will be expected of me as a student? How do healthcare students, clinicians or professionals look at the world?
An Introduction to Protest
This session provides an overview of the key themes in protest history specfically in the context of modern Britain.
During the course of the session students are encouraged to reflect on their own relationship with protest, and explore how protest is a normal part of everyday social and political relations.
Mathematical modelling allows us to understand and make predictions about real world systems.
This talk introduces the concept of a mathematical model, and uses examples to show how to build models for real problems.
In this session we briefly discuss the notion of a DYNAMICAL SYSTEM. This is a concept that crops up in many areas of mathematics, and we will look at a few different examples.
During the session there will be opportunity to study one particular dynamical system -- connected to something called HAPPY NUMBERS.
Careers in Mathematics
This session will discuss the benefits of studying Mathematics at university, and the wide range of career opportunities available to Mathematics graduates.
Have you ever wondered how to model a zombie apocalypse? Wonder no more! In this talk we discuss the basics of building mathematical models and how to use them to predict the spread of zombies through a city. It turns out that we can use very similar models to look at how diseases spread through a population, which we do after working out how quickly the zombies are likely to take over! This talk uses a lot of differentiation and is aimed at Year 13 students.
Schizophrenia and Related Disorders
Dr Phil Tyson talks about Schizophrenia and related disorders.
This masterclass looks at the history of Schizophrenia and other disorders, the possible causes, symptoms and treatments.
Forensic Psychology Masterclass
Dr Rachel Taylor's Forensic Psychology Masterclass looks at the diverse roles of Forensic Psychologists, what exactly do they do?
Dr Taylor also discusses the risk assessments, interventions, theories and examples of Forensic Psychological factors.
Exploring the Public Service Sector
This session will explore several perspectives on public services domestically, internationally and across sectors, looking specifically at frontline vs. strategic issues.
Duration: 45 minutes
Digital Competence Webinar
Hosted by Primary ITE lecturer Mat Pullen this session will help you to develop the essential digital competence skills needed to be an effective student teacher.
Welsh Language Revision Toolkit
Use this toolkit to help you develop and practise your Welsh language knowledge before starting the Primary ITE course.
Life as a Student Teacher
What to expect and how to prepare. Are you an aspiring teacher? This workshop will give you an overview of what to expect and how to prepare for the Primary Initial Teacher Education course at USW.
Tips for your Primary Teaching interview day
In order to join our BA (Hons) Primary ITE course, you will be asked to attend a virtual interview. In this video the Primary course leader, Kelly, shares for her advice and top tips for being successful in your interview.
Visual Effects - What is VFX?
An introduction into all things Visual Effects. Taking a look at Visual Effects, where we find them and how they are made.
Visual Effects - Nuke: Project Mapping
We dive into industry standard software package NukeX and demonstrate the techniques used to turn a 2D Digital Matte Painting (DMP) into a 2.5D scene with a moving camera.
Motion Graphics - Cinema4D: Physics and Fun
Introducing the fundamentals of Cinema 4D’s physics, whilst using techniques within lighting and modelling to create entertaining physics-driven Motion Graphics pieces.
Careers in STEM
This session will showcase what an exciting future in STEM could look like. You will get an overview of the variety of STEM courses on offer at USW, and an insight into the support students receive to understand the steps they need to take to secure a future in STEM.
Mae'r cyflwyniad hwn yn dangos i fyfyrwyr ysgol a choleg sut y gallai dyfodol cyffrous mewn STEM edrych. Mae'n cynnwys trosolwg o'r amrywiaeth o gyrsiau a gynigir yn PDC, ac mae'n cefnogi myfyrwyr i ddeall y camau y mae'n rhaid iddynt eu cymryd i sicrhau dyfodol mewn diwydiant STEM.
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