Founded by industry and the professions, the University of South Wales is home to over 30,000 students and is one of Britain’s newest universities. It attracts a cosmopolitan mix of students from over 120 countries and all backgrounds.
Within the UK, USW is unique in the breadth of its role, encompassing a modern university and two subsidiaries in Wales’s national conservatoire, the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, and The College Merthyr Tydfil.
The University is renowned for its partnerships with major employers, from British airways to the NHS. Its relationship with employers as a leading university for careers is reflected in the high employment rate of its graduates, with 94% of students in employment or further study within six months of graduating.