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University of South Wales

Pontypridd | South Wales

Creative Town Campus Rural

Ucas code: W01

The University of South Wales, formed by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport, is one of the largest in the UK, offering more opportunities and better prospects for students. Students will benefit from the University’s growing reputation as a major university for jobs and employers.
Source:University of South Wales Union

What students say about this university

Dialog 854 comments (241 students)

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.

Diverse local nightlife

61%

MED

Creative

66%

HIGH

Varied union activities

48%

LOW

Sporty

47%

LOW

Political

38%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Average graduate salary £18k LOW
Student score 73% LOW

Overall student satisfaction

78%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

25,265

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

82%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

34%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

53%

of students are female

Young / Mature

28%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

14%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

60%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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League table rankings

Here's where this university ranks in the three main league tables (where available), which are calculated using a combination of stats that they each weight in different ways. They’re a handy guide but don’t offer the full picture – just because a university is top (or bottom) of the league tables doesn’t mean it is (or isn’t) the right choice for you.

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Where it's located

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