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The University of South Wales offers a modern and personalized approach to engineering studies. Let’s take a closer look at this young university, which happens to be a STEM specialist.

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Study engineering in a Welsh university

The University of South Wales (USW) is a young institution, created in 2013. It was born out of the fusion between the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales (Newport). These two universities — which were over a hundred years old — gave birth to one of the most dynamic British universities. Today, USW counts 31,000 students coming from 120 different countries, making it the 6th largest university in the UK.


University programs at USW

USW offers a very large range of university courses form Bachelor to Ph.D. However, this university is mainly renowned for its applied sciences programs including in the STEM sector. Most guest professors are professionals, bringing not only academic knowledge to their students but also a wealth of hands-on experience and practical advice. Considering how competitive the STEM fields are, the importance of a practical learning experience cannot be understated. And that’s exactly what’s on offer at USW.


Life on the USW campus

The main campuses at USW are located in Treforest, Newport, and Cardiff in Wales. Rugby fans will be relish the pilgrimage to the land of the oval ball. Students on the Cardiff campus will be able to to go to the famous Arms Park to see the mighty Blues take on the greatest european teams. Others will simply appreciate the beautiful landscapes, and the welcoming inhabitants. All three campuses offer affordable housing allowing students to live in comfortable and safe apartments close to the university.


Join USW

Applications and admissions to the University of South Wales are made through UCAS. Study Experience is a specialist in supporting and helping international students through the UCAS application process.

Deadline for applications is usually on January 15th of each year for entry in September. Complete applications must include: a CV, a translated Baccalaureate transcript, IELTS results, and a personal statement. The Study Experience team assists students in the writing of their personal statement and directs them towards the most relevant IELTS preparation program according to their level and needs.

The school requires a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 for undergraduate programs and 6.5 for postgraduate programs.

The University of South Wales combines practical and theoretical learnings to prepare its students for a successful career. To learn more about the different degrees and to apply, get in touch with a member of the Study Experience team.


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