Alumni

Ways to give

There are various ways to donate to the University. We thank you for your generous support.


You can donate using one of our forms. Using our form you can donate by cash, cheque or card. Please note we highly recommend that donors DO NOT not send cash in the post.

Leaving the University of South Wales a gift in your will is one of the most lasting ways you can support us. It costs nothing during your lifetime but will have a powerful impact for years to come. 

You may already broadly know where you would like your gift directed or perhaps are happy for your legacy to be used where the University has its greatest need come the time. No gift is too small to make a lasting difference. 

If you are considering leaving a legacy to the University, we would be grateful if you would consider letting us know about your legacy plans - and it also allows us to thank you for your planned generosity. You can do this by contacting us directly and in confidence.

We are able to accept dollar donations from the USA through British Schools and Universities Foundation. Please visit their website for further information.

Download the Donor Transmittal Form to confirm your preference to direct your support to the University of South Wales, which in return may qualify you for a tax deduction.

Choose to raise funds for one of our projects by taking part in, or planning a fundraising activity or event.

Recent USW fundraisers have scaled the heights of Pen Y Fan and have completed the Cardiff Half Marathon.

Please contact us if you are planning to raise funds s that we can provide additional support and guidance.

Annual trading profits from the sale of our USW merchandise range go towards the USW Student Experience Fund

View and purchase items from range online.

Raise funds for the University, simply by shopping online - and at no extra cost to you! 

Simply sign up to support the University by shopping via Give as you Live

Gifts of land or buildings will reduce your income tax and exempt you from Capital Gains Tax. The market value of the land or property will be deducted from your Income Tax Liability. We advise you speak to your financial advisor.


Gifts of shares enable you to transfer shares to the University. This can reduce your income tax bill, and Capital Gains Tax. If you are interested in this kind of gift then we advise you speak to your financial advisor. You can also visit the HM Revenue & Customs website for more information on donating shares.


If you'd like to talk to someone about sponsoring our activities - be it our Alumni Awards, Freelancers Academy or Careers Futures event series - please email alumni@southwales.ac.uk to explore the options.

About us

The University of South Wales is a registered charity. Registration No.1140312

Our charitable status means that we can claim Gift Aid and make your donation go further. If you are a UK taxpayer, don't forget to tick the 'Gift Aid' box when donating online or fill in a Gift Aid Form to enable us to receive £1.25 for every £1 you donate.


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