We have a long history with scholars and students from India and we are pleased that you are considering joining the large Indian community in our vibrant institution.
The information below covers entry requirements, information on scholarships and bursaries, contact details and extra suggestions for Indian students thinking about studying with us at University of South Wales.
The University of South Wales understands that the Indian students applying to study with us can hold different types of international academic qualifications.
Please, find below the list of the qualifications we accept, the equivalencies, and related requirements:
|For entry to||You will need||Grade required||English language requirement|
|International Foundation Programme||Completion of Year X||65%||IELTS 4.5 with no band below 4.0|
|Completion of Year XI||50%||IELTS 4.5 with no band below 4.0|
|Completion of Year XII||45%||IELTS 4.5 with no band below 4.0|
|International Year One||Standard XI||60%||IELTS 5.5 with no band below 5.5|
|Standard XII||50%||IELTS 5.5 with no band below 5.5|
To study in the UK, an Indian national is required to have a visa. In order to apply for it, you will have to meet the following requirements:
Once these two conditions met, you will receive a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS) number and you will use this document to apply for your student visa.
Your application should be made at the local visa application centre.
If you need additional guidance regarding visa application, please contact us. You can also get in touch with the British Council’s India offices or our international advice team.
Throughout the year our team travel to India for events and to meet with students.
Once any future dates are confirmed, the details of our trips will be available so you can arrange to meet our team. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us by using our enquiry form.
Living in Wales will provide you with a fantastic and unforgettable student experience. South Wales is a vibrant and multicultural student hub where you can enjoy outdoor activities or city living – the best of both worlds!
Don’t hesitate to visit our Studying in Greater Cardiff page to get a taste of the experience you will have.
The University of South Wales provides spiritual and pastoral support to students and staff of all faiths and beliefs.
The campus is only 20 minutes away from Cardiff, where you can find Shree Swaminarayan Temple Cardiff.
On-campus, we have Islamic Prayer rooms on the main Treforest Campus that Muslim students and staff members can use. There are both male and female prayer rooms, and appropriate and separated washing facilities. You can use these facilities for daily prayers and Friday sermons.
Off-campus, Wales has about 40 mosques. In Cardiff, you can find a range of places of worship for you to join – we’ve included a shortlist below.
The University of South Wales is dedicated to offer an invaluable student experience.
Our International Office works closely with our Indian community to celebrate important events such as Diwali and Holi; Follow us on our social media, Instagram (check out our USW India highlight), Facebook and Twitter.
You can also join the Indian Society or other clubs and societies to meet friends and integrate yourself into the UK student life
India Centre HCA Wales – Hindu Cultural Association is a charitable trust run by the Indian Community in Wales whose aim is to facilitate seamless integration of the Indian Community to the wider local community.