Research at the University of South Wales is focused on providing solutions to problems that affect society and the economy. The Research Excellence Framework 2014 reinforced the distinction of the University's research position with half of its research being assessed as of world leading or internationally excellent standard, providing practical solutions for culture, society and the economy. The University is intent on further developing its thriving, supportive research culture.
The University of South Wales has long had a reputation for delivering high quality training in therapeutic delivery and continues to deliver a wide range of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as short courses. It has also prided itself on serving the communities in Newport and across South East Wales and has established links and partnerships with many statutory and third sector organisations.