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University of South Wales

AddressLlantwit Road
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF37 1DL
Telephone01443 480480
Vice-Chancellor and Chief ExecutiveProfessor Julie Lydon
Chairman of GovernorsMr Gareth Williams

The University of South Wales was formed in April 2013 following the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport.

University of Glamorgan

University of Wales, Newport


The University is mainly located in Treforest, Pontypridd. In addition, it has campuses at Glyntaff (Faculty of Health, Sport and Science) and in Merthyr Tydfil (Faculty of Further Education). In September 2007, the University opened a new campus in central Cardiff - named “ATRiuM” - to house the Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries. The City Campus in the heart of Newport city centre houses the University's Faculty of Arts and Business. City Campus has the focus of bringing together business, creative subjects and entrepreneurship activity.

Academic profile 2015/16 (Source: HEFCW End of Year Monitoring Survey)
Total student enrolments24,110
Full-time student enrolments15,850
Sandwich year out student enrolments90
Part-time student enrolments8,170

Note: data is subject to rounding.

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