Why Study at UWTSD?



Invest in your Future

UWTSD has three main campuses in South West Wales – Carmarthen, Lampeter and Swansea ‒ as well as a campus in London and learning centres in Cardiff and Birmingham.

Each offers a different kind of student experience while all share a friendly, community atmosphere.

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Course Variety

300+ courses across five faculties.

Superb Academic Experience

UWTSD ranked 8th in the UK for student satisfaction with teaching quality.
The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

UWTSD ranked 7th in the UK for Academic Experience. 
Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018

UWTSD ranked =5th in the UK for satisfaction with feedback.
Guardian League Table 2020

UWTSD ranked in the top 10 in the UK for University of the Year.
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020

Excellent Courses & Lecturers

UWTSD ranked 1st in the UK for course & lecturers.
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019 & 2020

UWTSD received a Silver TEF award in June 2019.
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2019

UWTSD ranked 1st in Wales for its learning community.
National Student Survey 2018

UWTSD ranked =8th in the UK for student satisfaction.
Complete University Guide 2020

Small Class Sizes

UWTSD ranked 4th in the UK for tuition in small groups, and =4th for good personal relationships with teaching staff.
Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018

A Truly Supportive University

UWTSD ranked in the top 10 in the UK for student support.
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020

UWTSD ranked =8th in the UK for good support/welfare.
Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018

Employable Graduates

96.8% of UWTSD’s full-time UK undergraduates were in employment and/or further study six months after graduating.
DLHE 2016/17

Quality Accommodation

UWTSD ranked 1st in the UK for accommodation. 
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020

We have a fantastic Students’ Union. Here’s a taste of what you can expect: