Success isn't just about what you know, but who we know. Many courses at USW offer membership of professional bodies at discounted rates and exciting event offers. Find out what this could mean for you:
University is a chance to invest in something you believe in, and we believe nothing should prevent you from having the full educational experience. That's why we have extra ways to support you and your learning, from loaning equipment to providing set textbooks – all free of charge.
We develop and deliver courses in exclusive partnerships with industry leaders, the public sector and professional bodies. As a result, your USW degree is 100% focused on what employers need now and in the future. Here are some of the accreditations and additional qualifications you can benefit from at USW:
USW is an open community of students; it’s diverse and welcoming, where life-long friendships are made. With the sheer variety of things to do, see and experience across our locations, there’s always something new to discover and someone new to meet. All of life is here, everywhere you look, so come and explore for yourself!
The best way to be career-ready is to study using the same facilities, software and techniques that you will use in the workplace. That's why at USW we have industry-standard facilities, workshops, lab spaces and equipment to ensure you’re ready for the working world when you graduate. Find out more below:
Our academics live and breathe their subject areas – they are industry leaders, recognised researchers and practising professionals, ensuring you learn from the best of the best in the field you're passionate about.
Every year, we welcome thousands of students who come together to learn and build their future at USW. You’ll be part of a great community that stretches way beyond the university campus! During your time here, we’ll provide plenty of opportunities to network with organisations and employers in your field of study and support you in your first steps towards your career.
At USW, we have our own ideas about what a classroom should look like. From international trips to local business site visits, you'll learn about and experience your future career in a range of environments. We provide education in practice, not just in theory. Here’s a taster of what's on offer:
Every course at USW provides opportunities to undertake work placements with leading companies. Studying with us is as close as you can get to being in your industry while at university. It’s what gives employers such confidence in USW graduates.
Don't let anything hold you back from your tomorrow. There are lots of ways we can support you in your studies and help you achieve your ambitions, such as funding, bursaries and scholarships. Explore below or get in touch for further support and advice.
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