Welsh at USW

The information below is relevant to students who are Welsh-speaking, but if you’d like to find out about learning Welsh, please go to Learn Welsh at USW for further information. The University supports and encourages students to learn Welsh as they study here – a little can go a long way.

Are you a Welsh speaker, first or second language?

If so, here is some information about how you can use and develop your Welsh-medium skills when you study here at the University of South Wales.

Some students follow modules through the medium of Welsh as part of their studies.

Students studying Drama, Surveying, Primary Studies, Business and Police Sciences can choose to undertake modules within their subjects through the medium of Welsh. To find out more, go to Cyfleoedd Cymraeg.

Submitting assessments through the medium of Welsh

Students can submit their assessments through the medium of Welsh. Interested students should have a chat with their tutors. To find out more, visit Submitting Assessments in Welsh.

Student Welsh Language Rights

Welsh medium point of contact

Students can request to discuss personal issues or arrange an informal / formal chat with Welsh speaking members of staff. For further information, please go to Cyfleoedd Cymraeg.

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol

By becoming a member of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, you will receive the latest information on Welsh-medium higher education, including details of scholarships, an opportunity to apply to be a Coleg Cymraeg Student Ambassador and the opportunity to work towards the Coleg's language skills certificate – a certificate that will be very important to employers. Visit Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol for more information.

Y Porth

If you would like to use Welsh medium learning resources, go to Y Porth. There is material available at a national level for any student who can speak Welsh and resources are provided for a wide choice of study subjects.

Social Life

Remember that it is possible to socialise through the medium of Welsh with USW’s Welsh Society. Go to the Facebook group Cymuned Gymraeg PDC or @GymGymPDC on Twitter.

Welsh resources Asset Bank