United Kingdom
University of South Wales
The University of South Wales, previously known as the University of Glamorgan, was founded in 2013. The Newport Institute, the forerunner of this public institution, was founded in 1841. The institute's goal was to educate tradespeople and labourers. The University of South Wales now offers 48 different topics of study to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Cost of attendance

The average cost of attendance at the University of South Wales for an international student ranges between GBP 11,000 and GBP 12,000.


Students at USW have the option of living in residence halls or in private sector accommodation. The Pontypridd campus offers approximately 1,200 student residential rooms and 20 self-contained studio flats. Studentpad USW search engine assists students in finding a private house and suggests student properties that are officially licenced for stay. The cost of on-campus living ranges from £94.00 to £180.00 per week. Monthly rent for off-campus housing ranges between 500 and 700 Pounds.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total enrollment of 16500 students and welcomes 3,000 students from 124 countries each year. The acceptance rate at the University of South Wales is good, with 93 percent of its graduates working or continuing their education.


The University of South Wales is divided into four campuses. Pontypridd, Newport, Cardiff, and Dubai all have university campuses. The main campus, USW Pontypridd, contains both historic and modern structures. Students can join organisations based on their interests because USW has more than 50 student groups and clubs. USW includes more than 60 sports teams, including rugby, badminton, football, polo, and swimming. Because all of the University of Wales campuses are adjacent to the city, students may enjoy a busy nightlife with their friends.


Both our undergraduate degree courses are accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveryors (RICS) – the world's leading professional body in land, property, construction and associated environmental issues.

Jobs and Placement

It offers its students the ability to work part-time while attending university in order to get work experience. Work Placement Internships, summer placements, Sandwich placements, work shadowing, and life experience are all part of the University of South Wales' work placement programme. Almost 95% of students who graduate from The University of South Wales acquire a job with a reputable firm within 6 months of finishing their study. TATA Steel, leading engineering solutions business Ricardo, Football Association of Wales Trust, Screen Alliance Wales, and many more are among the partnerships. A South Wales University graduate's average yearly pay package is GBP 73,131. (6,903,388 INR).

QS Ranking


The Ranking

Ranked 1001+ in Times Higher Education Rankings 2021.

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