PONTYPRIDD - UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES

Our Pontypridd centre is based at the University of South Wales Treforest/Newport campus. The campus is built on the side of a hill overlooking the valley and the town of Pontypridd. It’s a vibrant, modern campus which offers easy access to local places of interest.

  • Single en-suite study bedrooms
  • Indoor and outdoor sports areas
  • Spacious dining hall
  • Fully-equipped classrooms
  • Shops and cafes
  • Wi-Fi Internet access
  • 24/7 security
  • CCTV

2-night stay in London with travel cards

Full-day excursions may include: Cardiff, Pembroke + Tenby

Half-day excursions may include: Cardiff Bay, Big Pit

Entrances:

  • Pembroke Castle
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Big Pit

ANGLO+ COURSE: 

  • 17.5 hours tuition per full week
  • Personal copy of QSE course book
  • Online placement test – Students assigned to their levels and groups before arrival

ANGLO+ LESSON TIMETABLE:

• 80 mins – QSE Course
• 80 mins – QSE Course
• 50 mins – Project Work

ANGLO+ out of class learning sessions: ( Sample):

Session 1 – Local visits – students interact with English speakers to learn about local life and culture
Session 2 – Public debate and speaking – students discuss current topics with guest speakers
Session 3 – University life – students interview university staff and produce a promotional video
Session 4 – British heritage workshops – students research and present one of local traditions

In total 4 Sessions of 3.5 hours each led by a team of 1 teacher and 1 activity leader

AIM:

To increase students knowledge of life and culture in the UK and Ireland, through use of English Language

Sample activity in Pontypridd centre:

UNIVERSITY LIFE – Questionnaire Research

Student design questionnaire about life on campus at the foot of the Welsh Valleys

PHOTO GALLERY

SAMPLE TIMETABLE - PONTYPRIDD