Being an art student is an unmissable chance to explore your creativity and experiment with different art forms.
The University of South Wales offers a supportive environment where you can challenge yourself artistically and technically. From ceramics and printmaking, to sculpture to painting, you can discover new ways to express yourself and your artistic ideas.
Attending an open day, whether online or on-campus, is the ideal way to learn more about our Art courses and get a feel of what it's like to study at the University of South Wales.
Speak to the lecturers and expert staff who teach the courses, take tours of our campuses and facilities, view accommodation, speak to our advice team about placement and career opportunities and discuss finances. Plus, speak to current students and hear about their experiences first hand.
The University of SouthWales offers a supportive environment where you can challenge yourself artistically and technically. From ceramics to printmaking, from sculpture to painting, you can discover new ways to express yourself and your artistic ideas.
You will be taught by and work alongside lecturers who are all practising artists with extensive professional experience, both exhibitions and of exploring ideas through making.
You will be able to create a high standard of work that you can be proud of in our extensive specialist facilities: 3D workshop, print room and ceramic studios, all equipped with traditional and state-of-the-art facilities, including digital suites and a fully equipped lighting studio for photography.
USW Cardiff is based in the heart of the city centre, with major studios and creative agencies within easy reach including BBC, Wolf Studios, S3 Advertising and Golley Slater.
In addition to teaching essential technical skills for industry, we ensure students are adept in creativity, problem solving and innovation. With emphasis on ‘problem-led’ learning, we want to ensure that every student is creative-on- demand and job-ready.
Meet friends for life, join clubs and societies, experience campus life, benefit from a huge array of facilities and equipment and study a course that will shape the rest of your life.
Dedicated onsite and online support, advice and mentoring will ensure you're heard and supported. Our support services are at the forefront of addressing the challenges that modern-life brings.
Employability is at the heart of everything we do, and our students have the opportunity to take part in live projects, industry masterclasses, briefs and practical placements throughout their course.
Our courses are designed by people who offer jobs – and taught by people who have real work experience.