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University of South Wales

Pontypridd | Wales

Town Campus Rural

Ucas code: W01

The University of South Wales has campuses in Cardiff, Pontypridd and Newport. You can choose from a range of subjects and study types. Many courses are accredited by professional bodies, which can grant you exemptions from professional exams and qualifications. There is a focus on employability and student support ranges from wellbeing and study skills to money advice and careers.
Source: University of South Wales Union

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Sporty

48%

LOW

Varied union activities

61%

LOW

Creative

65%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

61%

MED

Political

41%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Student satisfaction score 79%

Number of students

22,330

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

79%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

20%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

45%

of students are male

Young / Mature

43%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

10%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

237 comments (71 students)
    • Location

      Close enough to town.

      2018, 2nd year, Psychology

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    • Accommodation

      I commuted so I wouldn't know. I hear great things though.

      2018, 2nd year, Psychology

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    • Location

      It's in Cardiff meaning that it's an easy commute on the train

      2018, 1st year, Illustration

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    • Settled

      Had an amazing class and the lecturers were really friendly so I settled in pretty fast.

      2018, 2nd year, Psychology

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    • Accommodation

      Both the university halls and student housing are so affordable.. As a student, accommodation is the most expensive...

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      2018, 2nd year, Chiropractic

      Accommodation

      Both the university halls and student housing are so affordable.. As a student, accommodation is the most expensive thing...where for us, in trefforest , it is not a problem.

      2018, 2nd year, Chiropractic

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    • Accommodation

      I don't live in housing.

      2018, 1st year, Illustration

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