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About Us

The University of South Wales (USW) is a major player in UK Higher Education and has long been renowned for engineering teaching and innovation.

With our roots firmly placed in the industrial heritage of south Wales, the University has been producing top engineers and industry-ready graduates for more than a century. The University of South Wales Dubai is the first international branch campus to be launched by USW.  Based in Dubai South’s business district alongside the Al Maktoum International Airport, the University’s new campus will provide a centre for excellence to develop engineering talent.

The University

Delivering high-quality and distinctive courses for the next generation of professional engineers, the University will play a key role in stimulating the growth of a thriving aviation industry in Dubai and the wider Middle-East region.


Our staff

Read more about the academic and professional staff involved in education of the next generation of aircraft engineers. If you are a journalist on deadline and you need to speak with a member of university staff with particular expertise, please contact the Press Office.



The University has strong industrial and commercials links. We’ve set-up partnerships in the region with aviation companies, training academies and national carriers to provide a diverse range of opportunities for prospective students, professionals and employers.



Our Dubai Campus is situated in Dubai South’s business district and is easily accessible from downtown Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The campus is a 40 minute car/taxi journey direct from Dubai International Airport and approximately 20 minutes from the Dubai Marina.