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University of South Wales

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Business & Management (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Education & Training (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

The University of South Wales is a vibrant institution with over a century of experience of improving people’s lives through education.

Our rich and varied history provides a solid foundation on which we base our innovative and forward thinking approach to learning, offering students from around the world excellent opportunities and prospects.

Research

  • Research at the University of South Wales is focused on providing solutions to problems that affect society and the economy.
  • Researchers are increasingly working across disciplines, either within their own Research Centres and Groups or interdisciplinary. The big problems society faces require researchers who are knowledgeable and experts at extracting impact from their research.

Career

  • As a USW student or graduate, the University can help you find your career direction, you can get your CV checked, book a mock interview, explore your freelancing options, secure a placement, build your experience, develop your network, be employable and get inspired.
  • USW Careers is here to encourage you, to guide you and to assist you throughout your time as a student at USW and after you graduate. 

Services

Student services

  • The Immigration & International Student Advice team’s main area of expertise is in the immigration law and rules and offer specialised advice and information for international students and their dependants. 
  • The University offers a dedicated advice service for non-academic, welfare-related matters and endeavour to provide opportunities that improve the international student experience and promote internationalisation both on and off campus. 

Housing services

  • Live and study in a friendly, community atmosphere that our students love. Not only is it convenient, but it's competitively priced too.
  • There are nearly 1,200 rooms of different sizes, and 20 self-contained studio flats. All our accommodation is self-catering, so each kitchen is well-equipped with microwaves, ovens, toasters and fridges.

ICT services

IT and media resources are a common thread behind many of the activities which help to enhance your learning experience, such as your online student account (giving you access to email, printing and payments and more), Blackboard (your online learning environment), open access to computers on each campus, printing services, and media equipment.

Medical services

The University Health Service offers free health advice and support to all USW Students. We form part of your overall healthcare provision, alongside your GP, pharmacist, dentist, the National Health Service and other parts of the University.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Pontypridd (Treforest)
  • Pontypridd (Glyntaff)
  • Cardiff Campus
  • Newport City Campus
  • Usw Sport Park
  • Dubai Campus

Sports facilities

  • The University of South Wales has a strong sporting background, an excellent reputation for sport degrees, and impressive facilities for our students to study and train in. We have some of the best facilities in the UK, offering clubs, courses and qualifications.
  • The USW Sport Park is our purpose-built site, designed to train and develop our students to their highest potential. Our largest campus hosts the Treforest Sport Centre, with facilities and programmes that cater for top-class elite performers and students who want to want to keep fit and healthy. 

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

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