At the University of South Wales, it’s all about being bold, independent and fulfilling potential. It is one of the largest universities in the UK, offering students excellent opportunities and prospects. South Wales is an exceptional part of the UK, with city life, countryside and coast. With campuses located in Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd and Dubai, 95% of graduates work or study within six months of graduation (DLHE 2016/17). All of these campuses are easily reached by road, rail and air, so wherever students come from, they’re never far from home.

A modern, ambitious university, the University of South Wales makes a real difference to the lives of students, staff and the communities which surround it. With campuses in Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd and Dubai, the University is renowned for its partnerships with major employers. Their industry connections and emphasis on equipping students with real world experiences make their graduates among the most employable in the UK. And throughout everything they do, they strive to stay true to their core values of being Professional, Responsive, Inspiring and Creative.


Why The University of South Wales

Work Placements: Several courses offered at South Wales University guarantee work placements, while the Business and Management, Engineering, Computing and Science and Creative Industries faculties offer the opportunity to work in industry for a year. 

Study Abroad: ERASMUS+ is the European Union programme for training, youth and sport offering exciting opportunities for participants to study, work, volunteer, teach and train abroad.

Employability: The University works hard to ensure that students are ready to start a successful career as soon as they graduate. They have even made employability part of the curriculum, with teaching informed by what happens in the real world and skills students will need for the workplace.

High Quality Education: Many courses at the University have been accredited by professional bodies. This means they are of the highest standard and can grant students exemptions from professional exams as an added extra.