Studying at a UK (United Kingdom) university 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.
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.
There are many exciting cities and communities in the UK 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.
Cardiff Bay, 25 minutes walk from Cardiff Campus
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 the capital city, Cardiff, is voted the most affordable city in the UK for students (Natwest Student Index, 2022).
Cardiff is the capital city of Wales and home to one of the University of South Wales' campuses; attractions in Cardiff include Cardiff Castle, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff Museum, the Principality Stadium and the Victorian shopping arcades as well as an exciting nightlife.
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!
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.
When you join USW, you'll have access to International Welcome Week and our International Challenge, which will help you make friends from all over the world, see some of Wales' most loved tourist sports, and settle you in for life in the UK.
New USW International Students outside Cardiff Museum