Profile - Overview:
The University of Glamorgan is a dynamic institution with an exceptional record for academic excellence, teaching and research. Renowned for its friendly community and supportive atmosphere the University continues to grow and attracts more than 21,000 students, including 3,200 overseas students every year.
All of our courses across the faculties are designed to provide a balance of academic and work-related skills to give students a real advantage in today's competitive job market.
Location and Transport:
• Treforest and Glyntaff campuses are located near Pontypridd, 19.5 km (12 miles) north of Cardiff.
• Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries located in the heart of Cardiff's city centre.
• Excellent road, bus and train links. Railway station adjacent to the university, with trains every 15 minutes.
• Founded in 1913
• The University has five faculties: Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries, Business School, Faculty of Advanced Technology, Faculty of Health, Science and Sport, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
• In 1926 the School was used as a model for the establishment of the Indian School of Mines at Dhanbad, the "coal capital of India".
• 86th in the UK in 2011
• Shortlisted for the prestigious title of 'University of the Year' in the 2007 Times Higher Awards.
• Glamorgan Sport Park
• Glyntaff Campus
• Treforest Campus
• Undergraduate degree Courses – £1,500 per year
• Postgraduate degree courses – £2,000
• Master of Business Administration (MBA) – £1,500
Support to International Students:
• International Welcome Week is a special orientation programme that runs prior to Freshers' week each September. 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.
• These are some of the services offered to students by the Accommodation Services:
- Banking facilities
- Counselling for International Students
- Driving a car in the UK
- Funding your studies
- Immigration matters
- International Welcome Week
- Life in the UK
- Making a change to your studies
- Overseas Nursing Programme
- Tourism and Excursions
- UK cultural awareness
- Working in the UK during your studies
- Working in the UK after your studies