The Vascular Health Group focuses on the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and the vascular benefits associated with increased physical activity and healthy eating across the ageing continuum.
The Sports Performance Group makes use of extensive collaborations with elite sports teams and takes a practical approach to improving sports performance and participation.
The Welsh Institute of Chiropractic at the University of South Wales provides great teaching support to its students and offers students a range of opportunities to help graduates pursue a career in the chiropractic profession.
The School also has an excellent working relationship with the chiropractic profession and enjoy close links with the British Chiropractic Association and the College of Chiropractors, as well as many other international chiropractic organisations.
International Welcome Programme (IWP) is a special orientation programme that runs prior to Freshers’ week each September and February. It includes events, activities and information sessions to help acclimatise new international students to living and learning in the UK during the main University arrival period. IWP is primarily a social programme that allows students to settle in, make friends and get used to being in the UK before their academic Faculty induction and enrolment that happens during the week following IWP.
For the majority of international students, coming to the University of South Wales means living away from home for the first time.
There’s a great selection ofaccommodationhere at the University of South Wales – from halls of residence on campus to privately rented rooms in the local area – so you should be able to find something that is right for you.
The on-campus halls of residence are the most convenient type of accommodation available. For students studying at Treforest or Glyntaff, the on-campus accommodation is situated at the main campus (Treforest), and facilities including the Learning Resources Centre, The Centre for Sport, Health & Exercise and Students Union are close by.
The Hydra computer simulation system, owned by only a few Universities across the world, is used to train Police, and allows academic staff to construct complex operational scenarios to test the operational and managerial capabilities of students.