If you’re studying a University of South Wales course through Cardiff and Vale College this page gives you all the links you'll need
to use during your time on the course. After
the links you'll find an overview of the responsibilities and contacts for both institutions.
USW's Virtual Learning Environment.
Access USW's Library Resources.
Referencing Most USW courses require students to use the Harvard Referencing Style. Make sure you're familiar with the Referencing Guides for your course.USW Enrolment
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.
A brief guide to University regulations and procedures for Student Casework.
Find out all you need to know about our Graduation Ceremonies.
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 degree to a full honours degree at one of our USW campuses.
You can access the full range of careers support and services.
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 an Office 365 account which includes Outlook Mail, Outlook Calendar, OneDrive online storage, Office applications and more.
The Students' Union is there to represent your interests.
USW Students' Union's guidance for Course Reps.
Your Courses on Moodle
If your tutors use Moodle for learning materials, you'll find them here.
Don't forget to look for e-books as well as the library catalogue of paper books.
If you have any problem or question, CAVC's Customer Services will be able to offer you advice and support.
Careers and Ideas
Careers and Ideas are there to help CAVC students with any careers advice queries.
Additional Learning Needs
Find out how the College can support learners with disabilities, sensory impairments, autistic spectrum conditions or mental health issues.
Cardiff and Vale College International offers a full time support programme for our learners.
Policies and Procedures
For anything that isn't an academic matter, CAVC policies and procedures apply to you. For academic matters, USW policies and procedures apply.
Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)
As a student based in CAVC, you have a personal Office 365 account, which includes an Outlook email account and more.
Reset your CAVC Password
You'll have to do this at least once every 100 days (and if you forget your password).
Make your voice heard and find out what CAVC did in response to your feedback.
Got a question about USW’s services?
Email [email protected].
Got any question about CAVC’s services? Email [email protected] or phone 02920 250250