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Welcome

Number of Students

  • Total student population: 33,584
  • EU student population: 1,030
  • There are currently 15 Latvian students studying at the University of South Wales

We currently have 15 Latvian students who have enjoyed the high standard of living but relatively low cost of living that South Wales offers. The university has a friendly, safe and welcoming environment which students appreciate. We have been welcoming students from Latvia to the University for some years and have developed excellent support services for you, including:

  • An airport pick-up and international welcome week when you first join us
  • Free in-sessional English courses to support your development as you study
  • Academic support services to help you achieve your highest potential whilst studying with us
  • Career guidance and support services to ensure you are in the best position to gain employment when you graduate from the University

To download a leaflet with further information for Latvian students please click here.

The University will be travelling to Latvia during the year, join our USW International Office Facebook group to keep up to date with upcoming trips.

We hope you find the information for Latvian students useful. Please contact us if you have any questions or queries!

Fees and Scholarships

Scholarships

There are undergraduate scholarships available to EU students and the University offers a Centenary Postgraduate Scholarship to EU students worth £1,500 or £2,000. Further information can be found here.

Fees

Undergraduate

Please refer to our Undergraduate Fees and Funding page.

Postgraduate

For the latest information, please check Postgraduate Fees and Funding page.

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

  • Atestāts par Vispārējo vidējo izlītību (General Secondary Education Certificate) with an average grade of 7 in at least 12 subjects, and at least 50% in all state exams.
  • An overall grade of 70% or above (B2 on the CEFR) in the State English exam can be accepted as an equivalent to IELTS 6.0.
  • Holders of other qualifications, please contact us.
  • Certain programmes, such as LLB Law or International Wildlife Biology, have different entry requirements. For further information please contact us.

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

  • Bakalaurs degree with a grade 6-7
  • Holders of other qualifications, please contact us
  • MBA applicants should have one of the above and ideally 1 year of work experience

Proficiency in the English Language is essential for study at South Wales. Please check the Postgraduate requirements on the English language certificates page.

Student Profiles

Evija Dreimane

“I love my lecturers. They guide me step by step and are always available for consultation or just a chat – they’re always just an email away.”

Evija is studying BA (Hons ...

Officers

Nadia Jones

International & EU Recruitment Officer

D11,
Marketing and Student Recruitment,
University of South Wales
Pontypridd,
CF37 1DL, UK


Telephone: + 44(0) 1443 654409
e-Mail: nadia.jones@southwales.ac.uk

Representatives

For information on the expected standards of service you can expect from the University’s recruitment agents, please contact the recruitment officer responsible for your region.

Dream Foundation Latvia

Brīvības biroju centrs
Brīvības iela 85 (3. stāvs),
Rīga
LV-1001

Telephone:(+371) 295 638 27
e-Mail:latvia@dreamfoundation.eu

Ergo

45/47 – 505 Elizabetes street
Riga
LV-1010

Telephone:+371 67227300
e-Mail:ergo@ergo.edu.lv

Kalba.lv

Kalba.lv
201, 21 Merkela Street
Riga, LV-1050,
Latvia

Telephone:+371 67304428
e-Mail:studies@kalba.lv