If you’re studying a University of South Wales course through Bridgend College, this page gives you all the links you'll need to use during your time on the course. Further down, you can also find an overview of the responsibilities and contacts in both institutions.
USW's Virtual Learning Environment.
Access USW's Library Resources.
Most USW courses require students to use the Harvard Referencing Style. Make sure you're familiar with the Referencing Guides for your course.
All USW Students have to enrol (register) with the University of South Wales. You can do this online.
You will need your USW student ID number and your USW password to access your results.
If something unexpected affects your ability to suceed at an assessment, you can apply for extenuating circumstances.
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.
Find out all you need to know about our Graduation Ceremonies.
USW Advice Zones
USW's Advice Zones can help with queries about appeals, extenuating circumstances and other academic matters.
USW 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.
Find out what USW's Careers service offers to students based at partner colleges.
Study Skills Resources
Access USW's Study Skills guides and resources. For study skills support with a tutor, please contact your college.
USW 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.
Reset your USW password
If you've forgotten your password, or if it has expired, you can reset it online.
Your USW Email Account
As a USW student, you have a personal Google mail account with gigabytes of storage, Google Drive, Google Calendar and more.
Bridgend College student portal.
Bridgend College Higher Education student information.
Our Skill Coaches can help you boost your Study Skills, such as literacy, numeracy, Welsh and revision practices.
Higher Education Team
The HE Team is your first point of contact for application, admission, enrolment and finance advice.
Please contact the Wellbeing team for personal advice and support.
The specialist support team will be able to offer help and advice if you have a disability or additional requirement.
As a student in Bridgend College, you will have a Bridgend College email account to access all Google suite applications including Gmail, Google Drive and Classrooms.
To login, use your email address as the username (ie StudentID@bridgend.ac.uk).
Register for Password Online Self Service
Register for Password Self Service so that you can change your password online if you forget it in the future.
Reset Your Password
To change or reset your forgotten password, you can do this online.
If you successfully complete your studies at Bridgend College, you will be invited to attend the College's graduation ceremonies.
Student Reps & Ambassadors
Do you have what it takes to represent your fellow students and Bridgend College?
Got a question about USW’s services?
As a student at our college, here’s what Bridgend College be doing for you:
Got any question about Bridgend College's services? Contact the Bridgend College Higher Education Team.