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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.

USW Dubai Official Opening

On Sunday 23 September, the USW Dubai Campus was officially opened by HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, HH Sheik Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and USW Vice-Chancellor Professor Julie Lydon OBE. 


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.


Meet the team

Read more about the academic and professional staff involved in education of the next generation of aircraft engineers. If you are interested in joining our team, please see our latest vacancies


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.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have an extensive list of questions we frequently get asked about the University of South Wales Dubai, from admissions, course information and location we've got you covered. If you have any further questions please email