Glyntaff Open Day

Attend a Glyntaff Open Day

Open days are a big part of finding the course and the uni that are right for you.

Whether it's online or on-campus, at our Open Day you get a real feel for what it's like to be a student at the University of South Wales so make the most of it and find out as much as you can about your course, finance accommodation, student life and so much more!

Here you can find out what’s happening on the day at the Glyntaff Campus. From subject talks and tours to directions and when to arrive. 


Glyntaff Talk

We’ve got a number of recommended talks throughout the day to give you an insight into life as a USW student.


Glyntaff Tour

Get a feel for what it’s like to be a student here and take the time to explore. 


CI Advice

You’ve probably got lots of questions about becoming a student at the University of South Wales – that’s great! At our Open Day there will be the right people to answer them. 


glyntaff open day

You can see specific facilities as part of your subject session - if you want to see more, feel free to ask us on the day!


Glyntaff is home to our health, nursing, police, sport and science students. As a leader in these areas, depending on your chosen course, you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities including science laboratories, crime scene training facilities, clinical simulation centres and much more, alongside expert and industry-leading teachers.

The campus itself is surrounded by green open spaces and our students say they love the relaxed atmosphere and beautiful views, combined with the practical, hands-on experience on offer.



Newport Open Day July 2016 013H65A3211 Mission Photographic.jpg

Register bright and early

There are two registration points on campus, check  your programme before you arrive for details.

Glyntaff  girls

Attend a talk on the course(s) you're interested in

If you're interested in more than one subject, you should follow the programme for your 'first-choice' subject. You can find out more about other courses at the Information Fair.

Nursing Teaching

Get to grips with the facilities

During the campus tours and course talks you may get the opportunity to see some of the facilities you'll use on your course.

Our Glyntaff campus has state-of-the-art facilities including the latest science laboratories, a Crime Scene House for forensic investigation and the Clinical Simulation Centre.

Treforest Campus

Go on campus and accommodation tours

Where you live is just as important as where you learn, and we want USW to be your home away from home so make sure you attent an accommodation tour. 

Tours leave from outside the Elaine Morgan building from 8.30am onwards and take around 45 minutes.

Open Day Ambassadors_33957.jpg

Ask current students questions

If you need any help during the day, simply ask a student ambassador - they're here to help you!

Ask questions about your course or about student life to get an insight from a current student.


Talk about finance, careers, disabilities and more

Information about our courses, student finance, accommodation, careers, disability and dyslexia support, and applying to university will be available on the day. 

Our staff will be in the foyer, providing you with the perfect opportunity to ask any questions on a one-to-one basis.

Travel Information

Travel information and directions to our Pontypridd Campus, Glyntaff, can be found on our website:

Free parking is available for the event, and all locations are within easy walking distance of each other. If you are travelling by train, please alight at Treforest train station.

If you're using a satnav,  the postcode is CF37 4BD.

University Address

University of South Wales
Cemetery Road
CF37 4BD

Tel: 03455 76 77 78



Keep up with what's happening at the Open Day by following us on Social Media! Share your photos with the hashtag #USWOpenDay and follow @UniSouthWales to see all the photos and comments from the Open Day.