USW Students @ Partner Colleges: non-college specific information

The University of South Wales collaborates with many different education providers and clients, both in the UK and abroad. Courses range from short bite-sized modules to Higher Education.

On this page, you can find an outline of the USW services that Higher Education students at partner institutions can typically access when studying at our Further Education Partner Colleges. Exact provisions can vary, depending on Partnership Agreements. Please treat this page as a guideline only.

Not all Partnership arrangements are the same. In most, but not all cases, USW takes on the following responsibilities in relation to Partner  :


  • We’re accrediting the franchised courses, so our academic policies apply. That includes
    • Extenuating Circumstances and Fit to Sit policy
    • Suspension of Studies
    • Academic complaints and appeals
  • USW handles quality assurance of the courses, and handles second-marking, external examiners and award boards (which finalise grades at the end of the academic year)
  • Students on franchised courses can usually access our library's resources.
  • Every enrolled student has a USW IT account
    • This includes a student email address and cloud storage through Google Apps.
    • You can set this up to forward any incoming email to another address if you prefer.
  • Your end-of-year results are managed by us

Got a question about USW’s services?

For the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science or the Faculty of Creative Industries contact Ryan Powell / 01443 482910 / Ryan.Powell@southwales.ac.uk.

For the Faculty of Business and Society or the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education contact Danielle Bush / 01443 654815 / Danielle.Bush@southwales.ac.uk.

USW Services & Web Pages for Partner College Students

Studying

USW UniLearnUniLearn (Blackboard)
USW's Virtual Learning Environment.

USW LibraryUSW Library

Access USW's Library Resources.

ReferencingReferencing

Most USW courses require students to use the Harvard Referencing Style. Make sure you're familiar with the Referencing Guides for your course.

USW EnrolmentUSW Enrolment
All USW Students have to enrol (register) with the University of South Wales. You can do this online.


End-of-Year ResultsEnd-of-Year Results

You will need your USW student ID number and your USW password to access your results.

Extenuating CircumstancesExtenuating Circumstances

If something unexpected affects your ability to suceed at an assessment, you can apply for extenuating circumstances.

Academic AppealsAcademic Appeals

If you think someone made an error in the mark recorded for your work, or there have been irregularities in the written instructions or the conduct of exams, you can make an Academic Appeal.

USW GraduationsUSW Graduations

Find out all you need to know about our Graduation Ceremonies.

Representation

USW Students' UnionUSW Students' Union

The Students' Union is ther eto represent your interests.

Course RepsCourse Reps

USW Students' Union's guidance for Course Reps.

Advice & Services

USW Advice ZonesUSW Advice Zones

USW's Advice Zones can help with queries about appeals, extenuating circumstances adn other academic matters.

USW Progression BursaryUSW Progression Bursary
We offer our Progression Bursary to students who choose to top up their USW HND or foundation degreee to a full honours degree at one of our USW campuses.

USW CareersCareers and Employability

Find out what USW's Careers and Employability Service offers to students based at partner colleges.

Grad EdgeGrad Edge

Earn a Grad Edge Award to prove your skills, experience and career drive to employers.

Study Skills ResourcesStudy Skills Resources

Access USW's Study Skills guides and resources. For study skills support with a tutor, please contact your college.

USW Regulations & PoliciesUSW Regulations and Policies

USW's regulations, policies and procedures set out the rules and expectations that the University and its students are expected to adhere to.

Internet & IT

Reset your USW passwordReset your USW password
If you've forgotten your password, or if it has expired, you can reset it online.

Your USW Email AccountYour USW Email Account

As a USW student, you have a personal Google mail account with gigabytes of storage, Google Drive, Google Calendar and more.

Credits

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