Campus facilities

Opening Hours

Side Gate (Brook St)

Every Day
05:00 – 22:30

Teaching Blocks

Every Day
08:00 – 21:00

Library Building

Open 24/7 during term.

Buildings will be closed on Bank Holidays and there may be some exceptions to these hours under certain circumstances.

Your Campus

External Services for Pontypridd-based Students

Where is…?

The Accommodation Lodge is where you can get housing advice, or, if you live in halls, where you can collect your mail and talk to Accommodation Services.
The Treforest Advice Zone, TRL125, can be found at the big front desk in the Library building.
The University Art Collection is a public museum, exhibiting its art in Ty Crawshay: Oriel Y Bont is the main art gallery, while the Zobole Room and the Joan Baker Room also serve as exhibition rooms from time to time.
You can find Bookswapping shelves in Stilts Restaurant and Crawshay’s
Careers Advice on Treforest Campus can be booked online or arranged through the Treforest Advice Zone front desk, TRL125.

There are two cash machines on campus, both in the Students’ Union. One is inside on the main entrance level (first floor), the other is outside the lower ground floor entrance, next to the Union Shop.

The nearest off-campus cash machines are by the Brook Street entrance and at Hoffi Coffi.

The Chaplaincy is based in The Meeting House, between Ferndale and the Health Centre building. See The Meeting House on FindaRoom for more info.
The Lab Software Database lists computer labs and their locations.
USW Conference & Events Services, a subsidiary of the University, run a Conference Centre on the Treforest campus, adjacent to Stilts Food Court.
You can book counselling appointments online. The Counselling and Wellbeing Services are based on the "Second Floor of Ferndale Building":, with a dedicated waiting room and check-in terminal.
Disability and Dyslexia Services can be booked online or arranged through the Advice Zone front desk. DDS Advisers are based in "Ferndale Building":, where you can find a waiting room with a check-in terminal.
Student Money Advice can be booked online or accessed through the Treforest Advice Zone front desk.
Visit the Health in Wales website or ask at the Health Centre for a list of local GPs who accept new patient registrations. If you register with Ashgrove Surgery in Pontypridd, you can book on-campus appointments with a GP during term time.
Visit the Sport Centre for all your exercising and indoor sporting needs. For outdoor & team sports, you can also book facilities at the USW Sport Park
The Hub is a social building in the student halls complex.
Immigration and International Student Advisers can be found in the The International Zone in H027.
The two laundrettes can be found in the Accommodation Lodge and at the back of The Hub.
The Glamorgan Student Lettings agency is on the Upper Ground Floor of the Students’ Union.
Please contact the Security Reception at the Gatehouse about any property lost or found on our Treforest campus.
The Islamic Prayer Facilities can be found just above/behind Ty Crawshay, in the Prayer Room Building
There are self-service printers near most open access computer labs on campus. Professional printing and binding services are available from the USW Print and Design Shop.
The Quiet Study Room is in the Library.
There are many shower rooms in Treforest campus. Most are in Ferndale building, while some are in the Sport Centre and there is one in Brecon building.