University of South Wales is a university in South Wales, United Kingdom. It was formed on 11 April 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. With more than 31,000 students from 122 countries, the university is the 6th largest university in the UK and the largest in Wales.
It is one of Wales’s five major universities and a member of the St David’s Day Group. Its precursor institutions have been recognized for producing some world-leading (4*) and internationally excellent (3*) research in specialist areas, such as nursing and midwifery, architecture and the built environment, English language and literature, history, communication, cultural and media studies, mechanical and aeronautical and manufacturing engineering.
The University of South Wales has four main campuses:
- Caerleon campus
- Cardiff campus
- Newport City campus
- Pontypridd campus, based at Treforest and Glyntaff
The university offers a wide range of courses, from Animation to Welsh, from International Wildlife Biology to Business Management. The University provides variety of international scholarships for international students.