USW WelcomeFest

Calling all new students starting in September! You're invited to join us for USW WelcomeFest 2022.

Taking place at our Treforest, Newport and Cardiff campuses, the festival boasts live music, a host of entertainment, free food, and refreshments! There will also be free merch and competition giveaways, as well as a local traders’ market and information stalls for all of the things you need to know about USW. 

Remember, you need to book your free ticket in advance of the event to gain access to your free food vouchers. Food stalls will include pizzas, hot dogs, toasties, Shawarma, and ice cream! 

There are a limited number of tickets available so book soon, plus if you can no longer attend, please log in to Eventbrite to cancel your ticket, so someone else can access your place.

Get a ticket for the event of your choice:

Welcome Fest 2022 Logo

Treforest Campus WelcomeFest

Welcome Fest 2021 Treforest

Tuesday 20 September 2022 (11am – 5pm) 

Wednesday 21 September (11am – 5pm) 

Newport Campus WelcomeFest

Welcome Fest 2021 Newport

Thursday 22 September 2022 (11am – 5pm)

Cardiff Campus WelcomeFest

Welcome Fest 2021 Cardiff

Friday 23 September 2022 (11am – 5pm)

What to expect at USW WelcomeFest 2022:

Vouchers to claim free merch and free food will be sent out in the post once you've booked your place.

Free merch

Free merch

Get the party started with a free T-shirt and Bluetooth speaker!

Free food

Free food

Pizzas, hotdogs, toasties, Shawarma, and ice cream!


Lots of entertainment

From live music to a traders' market, there's lots to get stuck in to.

Information Stalls

Information stalls

Come and chat to us - we're here to answer your questions.