The University of Wales, Newport was admitted to the University of Wales as a University College in April 1996 and became a full Constituent Institution of the University of Wales in 2003.
The University has a rich and varied history and can trace its roots back to the formation of the Newport Mechanics Institute in 1841
Situated at the gateway to Wales, The University of Wales, Newport can trace its roots back to 1841. It has earned international renown for many of its courses and attracts students from over 70 countries around the world.
It has a long tradition of providing high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. We have well-qualified and experienced academic and support staff who care about all students and indeed the Quality Assurance Agency gave the University a ‘confidence’ rating (the top rating given) for the quality of its academic teaching standards. Our courses are modern, challenging, innovative, creative and relevant to the needs of the 21st Century.
The University is internationally recognized and renowned for many of its highly advanced facilities. It has some of the best-equipped, fully serviced workshops and studios in Europe.
The University of Wales, Newport can trace its roots back to 1841 and today attracts students from all over the world.