Multi-site university campus with easy access to Cardiff (Caerdydd) and South Wales corridor and London in just two hours.

A multi-site university campus, the University of South Wales with impressive meeting and event credentials. Set out across Cardiff, Newport (Casnewydd) and Pontypridd, the extended campus can comfortably accommodate up to 1,000 attendees.

An impressive roster of local suppliers provides added-values services including live filming and broadcast.

The University has a proud reputation for working closely with industry and the in-house meeting and events team welcome up to 30,000 delegates a year across all three sites. This team works hard to bring your event on-site and then elevate your event.

Unique facilities on hire at the University include an NHS replica clinical simulation centre, a hydra simulation centre, a crime scene training facility and state-of-the-art music studios!

The university is one of the largest in the UK and the result of an amalgamation of University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales. 

Value for money accommodation.

In July and August, the university becomes the largest provider of low-cost accommodation in the South Wales region. Coupled with the choice and capacity of meeting and event spaces – including impressive sports facilities – the university is a meeting and event blank canvas on an impressive scale. 

Dedicated Conference Centre.

At its Pontypridd site, just 20 minutes from Cardiff, the Centre has capacity for 220 theatre style. A quick 20-minute transfer to Cardiff, an ideal 'off-site' delivering a more rural setting with views out across the valley.

With a focus on research, the university hosts an 'expert bank' and meeting planners can draw on expert speakers and facilitators to enhance their own programmes.

The university has a full-size indoor FIFA standard 3G football pitch onsite. The completely state-of-the-art Sports Park has played host to many international tournaments and high-level pre-season training camps.


  • Total number of meeting rooms: 30
  • Theatre: 800
  • Boardroom: 40
  • Classroom: 300
  • Cabaret: 450
  • Banquet: 480
  • Dinner dance: 400
  • Drinks reception: 800
  • Total number of bedrooms: 1000


Find out more about the University of South Wales.

E-mail or call +44 (0)1443 482002 and speak to one of the team.

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Food court and Sport Park foyer at University of South Wales

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