Getting to Cardiff Campus
Get a real flavour of what being part of the #USWFamily is all about.
At our open days, you will have the perfect opportunity to explore our campus, learn about life at USW and also explore the local area where you could be living throughout your degree with us. We can’t wait to meet you!
How to find us
Set in the heart of Cardiff City Centre, the campus is easily reached by car and has excellent public transport links.
University of South Wales
86-88 Adam St
Email: [email protected]
From junctions 29, 32 or 33 of the M4.
There is a large car park opposite the ATRiuM building on Adam Street, alternative parking can be found at Knox Road.
You need to turn left off Fitzalan Place to reach Knox Road car park if you are coming from the ATRiuM building.
The postcode is CF24 2FN.
Places To Stay In Cardiff
One day just isn't enough
Why not make the most of the vibrant capital and enjoy an overnight stay?
If you're visiting us for an open day, or simply want to explore the place you'll call home during your degree, there are plenty of places to stay to make the most of your visit.
Sit back and relax
Don't want the hassle of driving to the City Centre? Get a train discount on us.
Take the opportunity to sit back and relax on a GWR train journey. With free WiFi and comfy seats on board, this is the perfect way to relax before a day of exploring!
South Wales offers rich experiences, and you’re never far from somewhere completely different.
Explore the Hotspots
Our Top 10
As the capital of Wales, Cardiff has a pretty tall order to fill but, thankfully, it delivers.
To save you a frantic Google search, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 things to do whilst you’re visiting.
From cosy coffee shops, the bustling indoor market (where you'll get to meet the people who make the 'Diff truly unique) to the beautiful Bute Park. Croeso i Gaerdydd!
5 minutes away
Step outside campus to explore the city of Cardiff – you won’t be disappointed!
10 minutes away
Visit Cardiff Bay, an area dedicated to entertainment and enjoyment – everything from food and drink to white water rafting.
40-50 minutes away
Head north up the A470 to discover wide open spaces and the mighty Brecon Beacons National Park
Get to know Cardiff
Discover the 'Diff
With a thriving event scene and historic landmarks there's always something to experience.
From travel hotspots in easy reach, to rooftop cinemas, street food pop-ups, live theatre, coffee shops, global sports, music, festivals and so much more, you'll never struggle to find a way to spend your time.