University of South Wales International student Admissions  & Application
University of South Wales

University of South Wales

University of South Wales international student admissions & applications
University of South Wales
Wales is part of the United Kingdom (UK) and the island of Great Britainand was voted one of the top countries in the world to visit by Rough Guidein 2016. It is bordered by England to the south and east, with the Irish Sea to the north and west. The University has campuses throughout beautiful South Wales, in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd. Our locations mean you can enjoy everything the region has to offer – city life and culture, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside.

Employability is at the heart of everything we do, with teaching informed by what happens in the real world. Our graduates have the skills that are essential for the workplace and value our employability schemes, business start-up support and opportunities to get actual experience, often as part of your course.  It’s an approach that works – 95% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation.*
*DLHE 2016 
Campus life at the University of South Wales
Glyntaff campus at University of South WalesThe University offers an excellent student experience and the best possible start to your future. But that’s not forgetting what happens outside the classroom. At university you’ll make new friends for life, try out lots of new things and become more independent than ever before. At the University of South Wales, you’ll find countless opportunities and outstanding support to help you along the way. From simulated hospital wards and scenes of crime, to an aircraft hangar and green screen TV studios, you will gain essential skills using some of the best facilities in the UK.
International students
We are proud of our international outlook and the variety of nationalities that can be found on our campuses, including academic staff from across the globe. Over 4,500 international students from around 120 countries already enjoy living and studying at the University of South Wales.

As an international student, you will be a valued member of our University community and your ideas, culture and intellect will enrich us as a higher education institution.

Our Immigration and International Student Advice team are dedicated to the welfare of international students. They will make sure you have the help and support you need before you arrive and during your studies. The team can help you with any non-academic, welfare-related issues such as visa extensions, employment regulations, orientation and adapting to a new culture. They organise social activities throughout the year, promote volunteering opportunities, and recruit Global Assistants to help with the social and pastoral care of the university’s international students
International Student at South Wales University
Additional details
Our courses are accredited by the world’s leading professional bodies and our students are taught by leading academics in their field. Our staff include a number of prize-winning poets, Olympic psychologists and a NASA Space Ambassador. 

Oursize means we can offer an exceptional range of subjects and courses at every level – from Foundation Years to PhD. It also means that our links with industry and business are hard to beat. We work with world-leaders such as Microsoft, British Airways and the BBC to inform our courses and offer work experience, which ensures our students are prepared for the workplace.

Our staff are actively involved in research, so you will be taught by lecturers who are national and international experts in their fields. We also ensure that our research has a purpose – it is relevant to the real world and influences decision makers. This ensures that our courses contain the latest thinking and developments, giving your university education an added distinction.
  • Many courses accredited by the world's leading professional bodies including our Chiropractic, Engineering,Human Resource Management, Law, Logistics, Marketing, Play Therapy and Psychology courses
  • Cardiff ranked as one of the top 10 most cost-effective cities in the UK (RBS Student Living Index)
  • London is only 2 hours away from our Newport Campus and 2.5 hours from our Cardiff andPontypridd campuses
  • Wales was voted one of the top 10 countries in the world to visit in 2016 (Rough Guides, 2016)
  • Investment of over £160m in state-of-the-art facilities across our campuses
  • Scholarships available
  • 94% of our psychology graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation (Graduate Survey 2015).
  • 100% of our Chiropractic graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation (Graduate Survey 2015).
Students graduating from South Wales University