USW Exchange Business Network

USW Exchange 

Creating connections across the University of South Wales

Register your free membership to the USW Exchange business network and join a powerful community, that's primed to support a range of business challenges by harnessing the talent of the University of South Wales

access to expertise

As a single front-door for business, our team provide personalised diagnostic and triage to access the University's expertise, including signposting to funding

events for growth

Our blended event program of on-site networking opportunities & virtual briefings are designed to enable growth and support your business challenges

space to connect

Our Exchange hubs in Pontypridd and Newport provide members with free-to-access meeting and co-working space, equipped with the latest technology

partnering for tomorrow

We're the first step for developing strong, mutually beneficial partnerships that address global challenges, encourage knowledge exchange & inspire innovation

Virtual Events

Register for upcoming events & webinars below 

In light of COVID-19 our in-person events have been paused, and instead, over the coming months, we'll be delivering a range of webinars and virtual events. Missed a recent webinar? Not a problem - you can now watch-back recordings below. 

digital skills for remote working

As it becomes apparent that the remote working is likely to become a new norm for workforces across the country for quite some time to come, the focus on digital competencies, online tools and cyber safety has never been more vital.

In this lunchtime webinar, Clare Johnson, USW’s Partnership and Outreach Manager (Digital and STEM) will be briefing us on:

  • Biggest current threats to SMEs
  • Online safety tips while working from home
  • What to do if you think something has gone wrong
  • Top tools for remote working
  • How digital tools can keep staff motivated & engaged


mba global: working with business (replay)

This is a live recording of a webinar held on Thursday, May 28th 12:15-12:45. 

Join Dr Joanna Pritchard, Director of MBA Studies to discover the opportunities and benefits of virtually-hosting an MBA Global student placement, including:

  • How the MBA Global team can help your business in the coming months with our virtual-placement program – whether it’s a challenge you need extra resources for, or a new business need as you respond to COVID-19
  • How you can partner with a student, or team of students, to provide them with valuable business experience.

Supporting Business 

BizX by USW Business School 

Working in partnership with our South Wales Business School academics and industry-linked Visiting-Fellows, we're collating a series of bitesize videos called BizX, designed to support the businesses of tomorrow. 

introducing bizx

In our first BizX instalment, Professor Jonathan Deacon (Professor of Marketing, South Wales Busines School) introduces our new series while taking a state of the nation looking at how business has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Take a look at the next instalments in our BizX series below, or suggest a topic you'd welcome insight & support from our academic team on here

Contact us: 

With USW Exchange hubs in both Pontypridd and Newport Campuses & a comprehensive virtual engagement offering, we're never far away.  

You can reach our engagement team by emailing or by calling 01443 482266. 


USW Exchange, 
University of South Wales, 
Llantwit Road, 
Pontypridd CF37 1DL  


USW Exchange, 
University of South Wales. 
Usk Way, 
NP20 2BP

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