UCADEMICS

University Of South Wales
Number of students
17,110
Students satisfaction
81%
Average salary
£18,000
Employability
93%

Why choose The University of South Wales ?

The University of South Wales was formed on 11 April 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. The university can trace its roots to the founding of the Newport Mechanics Institute in 1841. With more than 31,000 students from 122 countries, the university is the sixth largest in the United Kingdom and the largest in Wales.

The university has a film school, animation facilities, broadcasting studios, a photography school, a reputation for theatre design, poets, scriptwriters and authors as well as the national music and drama conservatoire, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, as a wholly owned subsidiary. It offers a range of qualifications from further education to degrees to PhD study. As a Post 92 University it delivers a range of STEM subjects, from engineering and mathematics to computing and surveying.

The University of South Wales is one of Wales’s five major universities and a member of the St David's Day Group. Its precursor institutions have been recognised for producing some world-leading (4*) and internationally excellent (3*) research in specialist areas, such as nursing and midwifery, architecture and the built environment, English language and literature, history, communication, cultural and media studies, mechanical and aeronautical and manufacturing engineering.

The University of Glamorgan was recognised for providing outstanding student support, winning the 2012 Times Higher Award for Outstanding Support to Students and received the 2013 Guardian Higher Education Award (with the University of Wales, Newport) for widening participation through its Universities Heads of the Valleys Institute (UHOVI) initiative.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_South_Wales

 

Facts about The University of South Wales

  • The University of South Wales was created in April 2013 , it is one of Britain’s most exciting new universities and a major player in higher education.
  • One of the top ten campus universities in the UK by student number, it attracts a cosmopolitan mix of students from 122 countries and all backgrounds. 
  • The University’s main campus was founded in 1913 as a School of Mines while parts of the Institution’s Newport campus date back to the creation of a mechanics institute in 1841.
  • The Institution gained University status in 1992.

Source: http://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/university-of-south-wales

 

Location – South Wales

 The University has five campuses across the South Wales region including new state-of-the-art campuses in Cardiff and Newport city centres. Rail and road links are excellent across all campuses.

The £35m Newport City Campus is one of the University's iconic city buildings, offering a vibrant, creative space where students on a range of courses collaborate on ideas as they study.

Home to the internationally renowned film school, the campus boasts music and sound suites as well as a range of studios for design, film and performing arts that are all designed to provide the best learning experience possible. Designed to be a hothouse for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial activity, the campus has also achieved a BREEAM excellence rating for its environmentally sustainable features.

The inspirational building is a flagship of sustainability and urban regeneration for both Newport and the wider region.

Source: The University of South Wales official website- http://www.southwales.ac.uk/

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