The University of South Wales is one of Britain’s most exciting new universities and a major player in higher education.
The University of South Wales was formed in April 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. As a member of the St David’s Day Group, the University of South Wales is recognised as one of Wales’s leading research universities. It is a powerhouse in applied research that is used to shape key decisions. As a public policy think-tank, the University offers independent advice to government, industry and employers across the UK on health, education, economic growth, social policy, and governance. One of the top ten campus universities in the UK by student number, the University attracts a cosmopolitan mix of students from 122 countries and all backgrounds. With over 33,000 students across five campuses, it was rated top for student support in the Times Higher Education Awards 2012.