Like what you see at University of Wales Trinity Saint David?


  • Ranked 7th in the UK for student satisfaction with teaching quality. (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021)
  • Ranked 2nd in the UK for satisfaction with feedback. (Guardian League Table 2021)
  • Ranked 1st in the UK for course & lecturers. (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019 & 2020)

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David, known as UWTSD, is an employment-focused university that furnishes students with all the knowledge and skills to thrive after graduation. It has three main campuses in Wales, at Carmarthen, Lampeter and Swansea. All share a friendly community atmosphere.

UWTSD offers small class sizes and a high quality of teaching from lecturers who are active in research or industry. Students explore and learn the theory around their subject while gaining skills that boost their employment prospects.

Tradition and innovation come together at UWTSD. The university has the oldest Royal Charter in the UK after Oxford and Cambridge, and will be celebrating the 200th anniversary of its original foundation as St David’s College in 2022. It’s a forward-thinking, inclusive institution, giving everyone who could benefit from a university education the chance to fulfil their potential.

Students sat on a wall outside of their university campus
Students walking outside of their university campus
Students sat on steps outside of their university campus

Quick stats

Location: Swansea and Carmarthen, West Wales, and Lampeter, Mid Wales

Number of students: 15,045

(Undergraduate: 12,355; postgraduate: 2,690; international: 910)*
*Figures from Higher Education Student Statistics (HESA), 2021/22

Contact: 0300 500 5054 / +44 300 500 5054

Information for applicants

Social Media

Related stories

Funding Options

International and domestic students in Wales may be eligible for financial support, including scholarships, grants and bursaries, depending on where you live.