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Alumni benefits

Studying with us is part of a lifelong connection. The benefits of being a USW student extend beyond your qualification and last longer than your course. As a graduate, access lifelong learning opportunities, careers & enterprise support, community initiatives, alumni gifts and more.

Alumni benefits

Studying with us is part of a lifelong connection. The benefits of being a USW student extend beyond your qualification and last longer than your course. As a graduate, access lifelong learning opportunities, careers & enterprise support, community initiatives, alumni gifts and more.

Make network connections at community events

USW alumni have access to events organised at home and overseas throughout the year. While Coronavirus may have paused our face to face programming for now, we look forward to welcoming you to occasions including our Inaugural Professorial Lectures, Global Choices Speaker Series, Alumni Big Weekend get togethers and much more when it’s safe to do so. In the meanwhile, join us online to catchup on various webinars and virtual events aimed at supporting businesses. Want to organise class reunion? Get in touch as we’re happy to support you.

Postgraduate Study

USW alumni, including former students from University of Glamorgan, University of Wales, Newport or other predecessor institutions may be eligible for a 20% discount on many postgraduate taught courses enrolling in 2020/21. If you want to Master Your Tomorrow, then check out our Postgraduate, Professional and Research Guide.

Terms and conditions apply. For full eligibility details and to find out more visit us online 

Professional Development

Achieve Your Potential. 

When it comes to education and training, we provide a variety of development programmes, from short courses to professional qualifications. 

Strengthening your skills and developing yourself is challenging but vital, which is why our courses and delivery methods are flexible. 

USW graduates are offered a 10% loyalty discount on many of our professional courses. Find out more or get in touch uswcommercial@southwales.ac.uk

Careers and Enterprise Support

As a graduate you can access free careers support from the Careers & Employability Service. For those up to three years out from graduation, you can continue to access one-to-one careers advice and application support too.  

Graduate support includes employability tools, personal careers advice, jobs board and opportunities, graduate job alert and invitation to careers events.  

Considering a more entrepreneurial path?  

Our Enterprise Team and Startup Stiwdio provide opportunities and initiatives for one-to-one support and mentoring throughout the year, as well as a range of interactive events and workshops, giving you the confidence to take first steps into starting your own business. 

Access to Conference Services

Our experienced Conference & Events Team have been busy pivoting services and events online in response to the ongoing pandemic and continue to offer a first-class experience despite the inevitable challenges. 

If you’re looking for cost-effective solutions for running full day online conferences, training sessions, panel discussions and assessment days, please contact us on: events@southwales.ac.uk. Graduates can receive 10% off any room booking or online event support.

When Welsh Government allow live events to resume, the Team will once again be taking bookings for business events, meetings, conferences and family occasions at all campuses.  Find out more. 

On-Campus Facilities

As a former student you can enjoy discounted membership of the Learning Resources Centre as well as having access to discounted gym membership.

Learning Resource Centre

Discounted gym membership

Keep up to date with the full range of Alumni Benefits and Services.

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