Our Summer School will offer students the chance to experience university-level study through a programme of interactive subject-specific and higher education information, advice and guidance sessions.
Places at the Summer School are limited and will be allocated to Year 12 school and college students from groups currently under-represented in higher education, who meet the eligibility criteria as per the University’s 2020-21 Fee and Access Plan. There is no charge to attend the Summer School.
Students who attend the Summer School and enrol on a full-time 3 or 4 year undergraduate degree course in September 2022, will be eligible for the USW Summer School Bursary, worth £500 to spend on technology or other materials to support their learning.
Places at the Summer School are limited and will be allocated to Year 12 school and college students from groups currently under-represented in higher education, as per the University’s 2020-21 Fee and Access Plan.
To apply for a place, students must meet at least one of the criteria below:
• Students from Low Participation Neighbourhoods (defined as POLAR4 Quintiles 1 and 2 by OfS). Check postcode here.
• Students from an area of high deprivation (Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation, WIMD, Quintiles 1 and 2). Check postcode here.
• Students from an area of high deprivation (Index of Multiple Deprivation, IMD, Quintiles 1 and 2). Check postcode here.
• Students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups
• Care experienced young people and those in local authority care
• Students classified as having a disability
• Young carers
• Students who have a parent/carer who has served in the armed forces
Please contact us if you have a query regarding eligibility.
The University will automatically award a £500 USW Summer School Bursary to all students who attend the USW Summer School in August 2021, and who enrol as a student at the University in September 2022.
Who is eligible?
To be eligible, you will need to:
How do you apply?
There is no separate application form. You will be automatically awarded the bursary if you fulfill the full criteria listed above.
How much is the bursary worth?
You will receive a £500 voucher to spend on technology or other course-related materials in November 2022, subject to confirmation that you have enrolled on and are satisfactorily attending a full-time undergraduate course.
Further information, including the full bursary criteria can be found in our Terms and Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions regarding the bursary.
The University of South Wales scholarships and bursaries are offered on the basis that they are potentially subject to change. The University also reserves the right to limit the number of scholarships and bursaries available.