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University of South Wales

by w1-adam for UNIVERSITIES

The University of South Wales is in South Wales, United Kingdom. It was formed on April 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. University of South Wales is one of the ten largest campus universities in the UK with over 33,000 students studying in various courses.

University of South Wales

About University of South Wales

The University of South Wales is in South Wales, United Kingdom. It was formed on April 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. University of South Wales is one of the ten largest campus universities in the UK with over 33,000 students studying in various courses.

The university had specialized “partner colleges” throughout South Wales as well as The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama is a fully owned subsidiary of the university and the colleges focus remains of delivering best education to suit the current needs.

The record of employability of the graduates of University of South Wales is 93%. The university is recognized as one of the leading universities for student support while being awarded the Times Higher Award for Outstanding Support to students in 2012 and Guardian Higher Education Award for widening participation for UHOVI initiative in 2013.

Why select University of South Wales?

Exciting opportunities

Scholarships up to 2500 GBP per year are available for Sri Lankan students.

Provides world class education

The University provides top class UK education featuring specialist courses such as Aerospace, International Business and Finance and the latest in Computing and Engineering. The dedicated support team for international students looks after you from the moment you apply.

Work oriented course designs

The courses are designed in conjunction with employers. Most courses have work placement opportunities and the university runs extra-curricular lectures and workshops designed to prepare you for employment

Student support

Throughout your studies, you will receive friendly help and support from the highly professional student support team. The university has recently won the Times Higher Award for Outstanding Support to Students.

Location

Spanning the major cities of south east Wales, the University will offer city and campus living within easy reach of mountains, beaches and capital city culture.

Course Areas

The university offers a range of courses from foundation degree to postgraduate from accounting to youth studies. Areas of availability are;

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Animation and visual effects
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Management
  • Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Science
  • Computing
  • Design
  • Education and Teaching
  • Engineering (Aerospace, Civil, Electronic, Mechanical)
  • English and Creative Writing
  • Fashion
  • Forensic Science
  • Law
  • Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Property Construction and Surveying
  • Sport

Success Stories

Leshan Uggala
MSc Mobile and Satellite Communication
University of South Wales

 

Completed secondary education at Ananda College, Colombo and employed at Lanka Bell (Pvt) Ltd, Engineering Department. Leshan proceed to UK to follow his postgraduate education – MSc in Mobile & Satellite Communication at University of South Wales in 2010 and managed to complete the Masters with Distinction ( 1st Class ). He was fortune to obtain a full scholarship a Doctorate a (PHD) and continued to follow a Doctorate (PHD) in Satellite Communication which is due to be completed in 2014. He is now working as a researcher for South Wale’s mobile and satellite research team and also as a Hourly paid Lecturer for the faculty of Advanced Technology.

Victoria Smith
MBA
University of South Wales

 

“The decision to study for an MBA at University of Glamorgan was definitely the right choice. I have developed my knowledge immensely and this took my career to the next level.”

Presently working as Manager Training & Development
Human Resources Department
Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC
Sri Lanka

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