A HUGE congratulations to Medical Sciences student and USW blogger Sophie, who has been offered a place at Cardiff Medical School!

Sophie, you're one of the hardest-working and enthusiastic students we know - you're going to be an incredible doctor!
Flying the rainbow colours on campus to celebrate LGBT History Month
Congratulations to third year Adult Nursing student Daniel Harrison who has got a job in the Anaesthetic Department at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff!
Flying the rainbow colours on campus to celebrate LGBT History Month ❤
It's Random Acts of Kindness day! Here's a little treat for you, if you can find us...
In the 1830s Treforest was home to probably the largest tinplate works in the world, owned by the Crawshay Family. The family lived in the grand Forest House, which is now called Ty Crawshay. #throwbackthursday

When the estate became the School of Mines in the early twentieth century, an extension was built to accommodate the teaching rooms. This beautiful illustration shows the house and the...
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Fashion student opens pop-up shop to help combat homelessness. Third year student Angharad Griffith, set up a not-for-profit brand called Two of a Kind, which will sell street-style clothing in aid of homelessness charity The Wallich.

It opens this Friday and Saturday in Duke Street Arcade, Cardiff. Amazing work Angharad! ❤
Documentary Photography graduate Tom Jenkins is now Sports photographer for The Guardian and The Observer, and has now won first prize in the 2017 World Press Awards for this striking image.
This is the secret of success #WednesdayWisdom
Thank you to all those who have sent us your stories for Valentine's Day - we've loved hearing how love has blossomed at USW! ☺

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"Dan and I met 22 years ago on the 10th of February 1995 in the Shafts nightclub at the Students’ Union in Treforest. We had our second ‘date’ at the Valentine’s event on the following Tuesday, and have been together ever since.

In September 1996 he got a bit too tipsy at a Fresher's event, when I was on the Students’ Union Sabbatical team. The next day he made it up to me by proposing...
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Final students Gemma and Jonny met through the Christian Union in 2014, got engaged in 2015, married in 2016 and are expecting their first baby in June 2017!

We can’t wait to meet baby at Graduation!

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"Pete and I were on the same course at Uni and quickly became friends. In our final year, we met another pair of friends, Naomi and Michelle. I ended up marrying Naomi and Pete married Michelle.

Far from losing touch after Uni ended, our friendships continued. Pete and I were best men at each other’s wedding, and we’ve both had children, a boy and girl each, who are also friends." Stuart...
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We're loving all the Valentine's Day stories we've been sent - It's so lovely to hear the stories of how love has blossomed at USW!

Photojournalism course leader Andy Pearsall met his wife Delyth when they were both studying in Newport in 1994 (spot the Newport May Ball photo!). They married in 1999 and have three children, Meagan, Evelyn and Noah.

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Happy St Valentine's Day! Today, we are celebrating couples that have found love whilst at USW. Fashion graduate Lucy describes the moment she met Photography graduate Elliot...

“I remember the first day that Elliot appeared in our lecture - I thought he was really handsome and very well dressed. So well dressed that admittedly I did wonder if I was barking up the wrong tree!

It wasn't...
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Nihar and Paridhi met whilst they were both studying for an MBA. Now married, Nihar has stayed at USW where he lectures in Marketing, and Paridhi has just started her ACCA studies.

“We’d been at USW for a few months just as friends, when our friends organised a horror movie night at the Newport student halls. Everyone fell asleep but we stayed up chatting until morning. That’s when we really...
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In light of Valentine's Day tomorrow, we're celebrating those who have found love at USW! ❤

First up, we have Emma and Joel, who welcomed baby Jasper 9 days after Graduation last year, after meeting in their first week at University.

“We were a month into our final year when we found out I was expecting. I managed to graduate without any hiccups, although finding a dress to fit over my bump...
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Our student vloggers Charlie, Reem and Lilla were at the Wales v England Six Nations game on Saturday, here's what they got up to!
Congratulations to Graduate Daniel Kemeys who was part of the team who won a BAFTA last night for Special Visual Effects for The Jungle Book!
Mae hen wlad fy nhadau yn annwyl i mi... ❤ Best of luck to Wales this afternoon ... (and England)