University Location:

Newport, London, UK

University Type:

Public University

Year Established:


Basic Overview:

The University of South Wales, formerly known as the University of Glamorgan, was established in the year 2013. The origin of this public university can be traced back to 1841, with the set up of the Newport Institute. The institute aimed at providing education to tradesman and workers. In 2014, the Privy Council granted it the title of University of Wales. This university emerged after the coalition of the University of Wales, and the University of Glamorgan in 2013. This university now offers over 500 courses to students.

This multi-campus university is set up in South Wales, United Kingdom. It maintains campuses at four different locations, including Dubai, Newport, Pontypridd and Cardiff. Notably, South Wales is a secure and affordable city that offers students with many entertainment opportunities. The Pontypridd campus is the largest campus that features historic buildings and modern infrastructure. The Cardiff Campus is the media hub of the university. It rests in close proximity to BBC Studios and Pinewood Studios. The Newport campus is easily accessible and is situated near the Hall of the Residence. One can pursue programmes in the fields of counselling, business, social work, and community work at this campus. The Dubai Campus is a modern campus that is home to the Aviation Academy of the university.

University at a glance

UG/PG Course Ratio:

1 : 0.6

No. of Campuses:


Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense:

INR 3.8 Lakh

International Students Website:

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