Profile - Overview:
Mission Statement: Our mission is to inspire and enable individuals, organisations and communities to succeed through innovation in high quality learning, research and enterprise.
Location and Transport:
• The University is situated at Newport, the third largest city in Wales.
• A supplemented bus service runs regularly between the two campuses.
• Airport: London's Heathrow airport is about two hours' drive away and there are also airports at Cardiff and Bristol, both less than 1 hour from Newport.
• Bus: 2 and half hours from London.
• Coach: Newport is served by regular National Express coaches from London, West Wales, the North, Midlands and South West England. There is also a direct service from Heathrow, Gatwick and Bristol Airports
• Train : 15 minutes from Cardiff, from London 2 hours.
• Founded in 1841
• Internationally recognised and renowned for many of its highly advanced facilities.
• With a population of 140,000 Newport is the third largest city in Wales and has a multicultural community.
• 89th in the UK in 2011
• Newport was voted No 1 Accounting School of the Year by PQ Magazine, 2010.
• Art Media and Design School is amongst the top 10 for Research, the most recent being via the Research Assessment Exercise 2008.
• Newport is the 1st University in the UK to win the Silver safety award, in recognition of our on campus security.
• New Campus being built at Newport City Centre
• Academic Excellence Scholarship: all Indian students accepted for postgraduate study who have achieved 65% or higher in their undergraduate degree programme (from a recognised institution) will be awarded a scholarship of £1,000.
• Social or Cultural: including community projects or voluntary work £1000
• Outstanding Artistic Achievement £1000
Support to International Students:
Support for international students includes:
• Students' Union
• Chaplaincy Service
• Course Enquiries
• Accommodation Issues
• English Language Courses and Requirements
• Visas and Immigration Advice
• Finance & Funding
• Work & Work Permits
• Child Care and Schooling
• Counselling Service
• Medical Service
• Welfare Service