United Kingdom

University of South Wales

Key Information

Rank 1001 Location United Kingdom Established 2013 International Students 3500
Famous Courses BSc (Hons), MMath, BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), MSci, MChem, MComp, BEng (Hons), MEng, LLB (Hons), MPhys, MSc, LLM, MBA, MA, MSc, MRes, PGCE, PGCert, PGDip International Fees £11,000-12,000

With campuses in Cardiff, Newport, and Pontypridd, it is a public university in Wales. The University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport merged on April 11, 2013, to establish the University of Wales, Newport. The institution has over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and is the second largest in Wales in terms of student numbers. The university's sites in South Wales are divided into three primary faculties. University of South Wales (University of South Wales) is one of the greatest universities in Wales, with over 30,000 students, including 3,500 international students from over 120 countries. Visitors to its campuses in and around Cardiff, Wales' capital city, may expect a warm welcome.

The university's three campuses in Cardiff, Pontypridd, and Newport offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate studies. A unique business clinic, where students provide clients with business solutions while gaining real-world experience, an award-winning Sports Park, which is used by Cardiff City Football Club and the British Lions Rugby Squad, and an internationally recognised film school are just a few of the impressive facilities.

University of South Wales has over 100 collaborations with professional organisations and businesses, and its focus is on providing students with the skills and experience they need to find work - 95 percent of University of South Wales graduates find work or continue their education within six months of graduation.

University of South Wales research has a real-world impact, as they are leading the way in Europe with ground-breaking work in producing sustainable energy solutions, and they are collaborating with some of the largest names in the automotive industry to build the next generation of low-carbon power systems.

Half of University of South Wales's research was designated world-leading or internationally excellent in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF2014).

Service For International Students

The University of South Wales provides a dedicated International Student Advice team that can assist students with any issues they may have, whether it's advice on what to anticipate when you arrive in the UK, advice on living in south Wales, or any other type of support you require while studying.

The University's International Welcome Program brings together incoming students from all over the world the week before classes begin to meet new people and get acclimated to university life in the United Kingdom.

International students make up a large component of the University's student body, which embraces and celebrates all cultures.

Ranking

  • Ranked 99th in the Times University Guide 2022
  • Ranked 82nd in the Guardian University Guide 2022

Following the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University of South Wales raised the amount of "world leading" research. The University of South Wales iis ranked 15th in the United Kingdom for world-leading research in sports and exercise science.

Accommodation

Many international students choose University of South Wales's on-campus housing in Pontypridd, and the university also works with private student residences in Cardiff and Newport. Most students opt to live in halls because they are a great way to meet new people and are close to classes.

Students might also be connected with reputable private landlords through the university.

Location

With an international airport in Cardiff and London only a 2-hour train ride away, South Wales is well linked. In south Wales, University of South Wales has three campuses, all of which are near to Cardiff, a safe, small city with thousands of students.

Traveling around South Wales is simple because to excellent transportation connections. Pontypridd Campus is a 20-minute rail ride from Cardiff and is surrounded by stunning landscapes and historical monuments, while Newport, close to the Wales/England border, is only a 10-minute train ride away.

Alumni

  • Roger Cecil (Painter)
  • Maciej Dakowicz (Photographer)
  • Carole Bromley (poet)
  • Emma Darwin (novelist)
  • Joe Blackman, (entrepreneur)
  • Trudy Norris-Grey (Microsoft)
  • Gareth Evans, (film director)
  • Philip John, (Screenwriter)
  • Richard James Burgess (Producer)]
  • Mike Howlett, (musician)
  • Matthew Jarvis (Rugby player)
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Course

Under graduate

  • BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Top Up)
  • BA (Hons) Game Art
  • BA (Hons) Illustration
  • BSc (Hons) Computing
  • BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development

Post graduate

  • MSc Executive Coaching and Development
  • MSc Professional Practice
  • MA Film (Screen Writing)
  • MSc Forensic Audit and Accounting
  • Legal Practice Course
  • MSc Rheumatology (Online Delivery)

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Intake

ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
EVENTS DATES
Autumn Term
Term begins with enrolment/induction September 20, 2021
Teaching begins September 27, 2021
Term ends December17 2021
Christmas Break December 24 2021- January 3 2022
Spring Term
Term begins January 10 2022
Term ends April 8 2022
Easter Break April 15 - 18 2022
Summer Term
May Day May 02 2022
Term Begins May 03 2022
Term Ends June 03 2022
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