Welsh universities have highest retention rate in the UK Responding to the latest HESA data release on non-continuation of studies, Professor Julie Lydon OBE, Chair of Universities Wales, said: “We are delighted that Welsh universities have the highest student retention … »
92% of Welsh graduates are employed within six months of leaving higher education
Welsh universities' overall satisfaction rate is at 86% (NSS)
Welsh universities generated 10% of all UK graduate business start-ups
Research at Wales' universities has led to ground-breaking discoveries that have transformed our economy and society
For National Apprenticeships Week, Kieron Rees – Universities Wales’ Policy Adviser, contributed this blog to the IWA’s Click on Wales. People often talk about the distinction between academic and vocational education, with academic study being seen as more theoretical and … »
Welsh universities – committed to Widening Access Widening access is about increasing opportunities for people from a diverse range of backgrounds to higher education. Universities in Wales are committed to ensuring that everyone with the determination, skills and desire to access higher education should be … »
A university education is not necessarily something that people pursue in their country of residence. In 2011, worldwide, there were 3.7 million internationally mobile students. Wales is proving to be a very attractive destination to students, offering a unique, vibrant experience.
Spanning the length of the country, our universities offer a diverse range of locations and learning experiences – from world-class cities to breathtaking seaside locations.