The University of South Wales is a popular choice amongst international students and has been welcoming students for many years.

International students have appreciated the scholarships offered by the University and have enjoyed the high standard of living but relatively low cost of living that South Wales offers. Students appreciate the friendly, safe and welcoming environment of the university and benefit hugely from the location – surrounded by breathtaking scenery and impressive historical landscapes, boasting excellent transport links and the buzz of two dynamic Welsh cities.

We hope you find the information in this section of the website useful. Please contact us if you have any questions or queries!

Pontypridd Campus Aerial

Pontypridd Campus, Treforest

The University offers scholarships worth up to £1,500 for undergraduates and £2,000 for postgraduates.

Academic entry requirements

We assess every applicant on individual merit and accept an extensive range of academic qualifications. You’ll find out more on our website or contact international@southwales.ac.uk

English language requirements

For undergraduate and postgraduate study you will need IELTS 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each band or equivalent.

Don't worry if you do not meet these requirements as we offer a range of English Language courses – find out more.

Please contact us with any questions you may have about studying and applying to the University of South Wales.


Joe Paley, International Executive
T: +44 1443 654409
E: joe.paley1@southwales.ac.uk