UK University Experience

Studying at a UK university (United Kingdom) will provide you with many exciting opportunities and experiences, as well as a chance to meet people from all over the world. It is an opportunity to make new friends, gain experience, build your confidence and create your path in life. 

UK Education

Whatever your passion, there will be a degree to suit you in the UK’s world-famous higher education system. A UK university education is respected by employers around the world, enabling you to work towards a successful career. Find out more about academic study in the UK.

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay (25 minutes walk from our Cardiff Campus)


There are many exciting cities and communities where you can experience a range of cultures, including London, Edinburgh, Bristol and Cardiff – the capital city of Wales. From food to fashion, sport to art, there are attractions to suit everyone.


For those looking for adventure, there are many spectacular coastlines, beaches, mountains, forests and scenery. It’s easy to travel out of the city and be inspired by nature.

Explorer Cornwall Coastline

Cornwall coastline, England


The UK is a mixture of rich historical culture and modern experiences. When studying at a UK university, you will always find a welcoming atmosphere.

Find out more about studying at a UK university from the British Council.

Rhossili Bay

Rhossili Bay, Wales

Study in Wales

Wales is one of the countries within the UK and is bordered by England. South Wales is about two hours drive from London and has some of the lowest living costs in the UK.

Wales is best known for its beautiful scenery, fascinating history, friendly locals and vibrant cities. It’s safe and welcoming, with nightlife, festivals, award-winning beaches and more castles per square mile than any other country in Europe!


Cardiff is the capital city of Wales and home to one of the University of South Wales' campuses (the others are close by in Newport and Pontypridd). It is a creative city where art, music and sport is celebrated. 

Some of the attractions in Cardiff include Cardiff Castle, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff Museum, the Principality Stadium and the Victorian shopping arcades as well as an exciting nightlife. 

Cardiff Clearing 2017

Cardiff City Centre


With our Cardiff and Newport campuses being only a two-hour train ride from London, it’s easy to explore the rest of the UK. If you love to travel then be assured, you are not limited in Wales!

Your new home

Wales is a welcoming country of diversity, culture and originality. There is so much to see and do. We have our own language, Welsh, but everyone speaks English as well. Wales will become a true home away from home.

Find out more about what Wales has to offer on Visit Wales’ website.

Walking Tour of Cardiff - International Welcome Week

New USW International Students outside Cardiff Museum