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Welcome

Number of Students

  • Total student population: 33,584
  • EU student population: 1,030
  • There are currently 83 Romanian students studying at the University of South Wales

We have been welcoming students from Romania to our campuses for many years. All our students enjoy the community feel of each of our campuses and the opportunity to experience UK life whilst studying in a safe, secure and supportive environment.

Wales offers a relatively low cost of living with good job opportunities. These are just some of the reasons why the city of Cardiff has been voted as one of the best cities in the UK for young people. EU students also benefit from the Welsh Tuition Fee Grant and are able to take out a student loan to help fund their studies.

As a student at the university you would also benefit from our excellent support services:
• An airport pick-up and international welcome programme when you first join us
• Academic support services and advice centres
• Free in-sessional English courses
• Careers and employability service

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

We hope you find the information 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

Foundation Entry Requirements

  • Holders of the Diplomă de Bacalaureat with a grade 6 or above can be considered for Foundation Year.

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

  • Holders of the Diplomă de Bacalaureat with a grade 8 or above, where 10 is excellent, and below 5 is a fail should be considered for Year One entry onto Bachelor programmes.
  • The Diplomă de Absolvire from shortcycle higher education from Colleges (Colegii Universitare) (not the Certificat de Absolvire a Liceului) is equivalent to HND level study
  • 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

  • Diploma de Licenţă with a grade 8 or above
  • Diploma de Studii Academice Postuniversitare (Diploma of Academic Postgraduate Studies)
  • Diploma de Studii Aprofundate (Diploma of Advanced Studies)
  • Diploma de Studii Postuniversitare de Specializare (Diploma of Postgraduate Specialised Studies)
  • MBA applicants should have one of the above and ideally 1 year of work experience
  • Holders of other qualifications, please contact us.

English Language

Student Profiles

Eduard Partenie

Eduard is in his 1st year studying BSc (Hons) Renewable Energy Sources. Take a look to see what he has to say about his USW experience so far:

Why did you choose ...

Alexandra Moraru

Alexandra is currently in her 3rd year studying BEng Aeronautical Engineering. She has kindly shared some of her experiences being a student at USW.

Why did you choose to study at University ...

Florina-Mihaela Giuiu

Florina-Mihaela a BA (Hons) Fashion Design student based in Cardiff has shared her experience so far on the course:

I am now a second year fashion design student at the USW. The ...

Alumni Profiles

Livia Ferbinteanu

What do you think about the course you are studying?

Apart from finding my course interesting and exciting, at the end of the three years I can say that I have made ...

Diana Grosu

Diana Grosu, from Romania, studied BA (Hons) Business Management
I always knew I wanted to work in a multinational company and then have my own business. A CEO needs ...

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.

Fundatia Study Abroad Advising Centre

Str. Caimatei Nr. 20,
Office Building,
Etaj 2,
Sector 2,
Bucuresti

Telephone:+4 (0) 751010482 (L-J 11:00 - 19:00)
e-Mail:saac.romania@gmail.com

Edmundo - Bucharest

Strada Coltei, Nr 8, Floor 2,
Bucharest
030246

Telephone:+4 031 814 2920
e-Mail:edmundo@educativa.ro

Edmundo - Iasi

Strada Pacurari, Nr 110, Etaj 3
Iasi

Telephone:+4 031 814 2920
e-Mail:edmundo@educativa.ro

Edmundo - Timișoara

Piata Victoriei Nr 1, Etaj 1, Ap 9
Timișoara

Telephone:+4 031 814 2920
e-Mail:edmundo@educativa.ro

Integral - Bucharest

Bd. General Gh. Magheru Nr. 41, Et. 1, Ap. 1, Sector 1
Bucureşti, 010326

Telephone:021 311 6003, 04
e-Mail:office@integraledu.ro

Integral - Constanţa

Bd. Alexandru Lapusneanu nr. 107, bl. LV40, sc. A, ap. 3

Telephone:0341 415 305
e-Mail:larisa@integraledu.ro

Integral - Craiova

Str. Simion Barnutiu, nr. 17, ap. 5

Telephone:0351 434 882
e-Mail:bdinca@integraledu.ro

Integral - Galaţi

Str Brăilei, 171A, et. 3

Telephone:0372 760 344
e-Mail:florentina@integraledu.ro

Integral - Iași

Str. Sfântul Lazăr, nr. 27, et.1, ap.101

Telephone:0232 709 500
e-Mail:delia@integraledu.ro

Integral - Timişoara

Str. Eugeniu de Savoya, nr. 13, et.1, ap.8

Telephone:0256 493 930
e-Mail:mihai@integraledu.ro