Open Day

On-campus events


Throughout the year the team offer a number of opportunities for school groups and individual students to visit our University campuses. With our variety of free on-campus events, students will gain an insight into university life, and experience the fantastic facilities at our campuses. 

For more information about our on-campus events, please email the Student Recruitment Team or call 03455 760 751.

Date: Saturday 19 October | Saturday 23 November 2019

Location: All University campuses

This free event will enable your students to kick-start their higher education research.

As part of the day, your students will experience exciting activities and tours, as well as the opportunity to attend informative talks on a range of topics and subject areas. 

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Date: on request

Location: all University campuses

Bespoke higher education visit days can be arranged at each of our campuses in Pontypridd, Newport and Cardiff. 

Visits can include a combination of guest lectures, interactive workshops, access to facilities and campus tours.

The duration of the visit can be adapted, and the programme can be tailored to meet the needs of your students.

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With a variety of interactive sessions to choose from across all of our Faculties, our subject-specific events will give your students the opportunity to gain a real insight into studying a particular subject at University.

Events include Business and Accounting Masterclasses, Forensic Science Taster Days, Nursing and Midwifery Conferences and Creative Industries Masterclass Days. 

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Date: coming soon

Location: Pontypridd campus - Treforest

This event is aimed at year 12 students with Autistic Spectrum Conditions who are thinking of studying at University. 

Sessions include the support services available, as well as providing advice and guidance sessions from parents who have supported their children through the higher education experience. Refreshments and a buffet lunch is provided. 

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Date: coming soon

Location: Pontypridd campus - Treforest

Our summer residential is a great opportunity for year 12 students to explore university life, academic subject areas and higher education. 

Through a variety of interactive workshops and activities, students will get a sense of what it's like to live as an undergraduate student. 

Students will stay in University accommodation, meet current USW students and have the chance to take part in social activities.

Please note, spaces are limited.

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Global choices is a series of high profile public talks by leading artists, politicians and campaigners and diplomats discussing some of the major cultural, economic and political issues of our age.

Previous speakers include former Prime Minister Sir John Major, Lord Jonathan Evans, former Head of MI5; Lord George Robertson, Former NATO Secretary General; Lady Shami Chakrabarti, international civil liberties campaigner; and Steven Frank, child holocaust survivor, among many more.

Please note, spaces are limited

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Excellent taster day - such a friendly and approachable environment - fab staff. A wonderful experience which was very well organised. An excellent day, well organised, friendly and informative day. Thank you Teacher feedback, Chiropractic Taster Day 2018