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Why Study at UWTSD?

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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 three Institutes.

Superb Academic Experience

UWTSD ranked 7th in the UK for student satisfaction with teaching quality.
The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

UWTSD ranked =2nd in the UK for satisfaction with feedback.
Guardian League Table 2021

UWTSD ranked 4th in the UK for University of the Year.
Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020

74% of UWTSD’s research impact was judged to be either outstanding (30%) or very considerable (44%) in terms of its reach and significance.
Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

Excellent Courses & Lecturers

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

UWTSD ranked 1st in Wales for its learning community.
National Student Survey 2020

UWTSD ranked 6th in the UK for student satisfaction.
Complete University Guide 2022

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 9th 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

93% of UWTSD graduates were in employment and/or further study 15 months after completing their studies.
Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20

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: