Experience life at USW

USW is based in South Wales in the UK with campuses in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd. Cardiff is voted the most affordable UK city for students (Natwest Student Index, 2022).

South Wales has vibrant city life, culture, nightlife, award-winning beaches, outdoor adventure and breathtaking countryside. There are excellent links to all major cities in the UK, and London is just two hours away by train.

We welcome many exchanges partner students via our global partner network each year and we hope to welcome you soon.


Treforest Campus

How can I apply??

Depending on your home country and the agreement with your home university, there are different study options available. If you are interested in a period of study at USW, please contact [email protected] to receive further information.

Applying via a Partner University

If you're looking to join USW from one of our partner universities and want to apply for an exchange please follow the nomination process.

  • Your home institution must submit a nomination request in the first instance in an approved subject area covered by the exchange agreement. Please contact your home institution coordinator who will guide you through the process.
  • All students nominated by their coordinator at their home university will be sent further instructions.
  • Once the suitability of an exchange has been reviewed and approved, you will be invited to apply via the USW application portal.