University of South Wales

University of South Wales

About the institution

The University of South Wales was formed in 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. It has campuses in Newport, Cardiff and Pontypridd. Its degrees include many that focus on art, design, film, performing arts and the media. Technical courses include aircraft maintenance engineering, run in partnership with British Airways. The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, based in the grounds of Cardiff Castle, is also part of the university.

Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
23,465
Male UG students: 
45%
Female UG students: 
55%
Full-time students: 
70%
Under 21 on entry: 
36%
International: 
8%
Undergraduate: 
82%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 22%
2.1: 43%
2.2: 26%
Pass: 6%

Employability (DLHE)

95%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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