The University of South Wales, formed by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport, is one of the largest in the UK, offering more opportunities and better prospects for students. Students will benefit from the Universitys growing reputation as a major university for jobs and employers. Based over 3 campuses across South Wales, the University offers students access to capital city culture as well as the beautiful South Wales Mountains and coastline. Initially settled at Treforest in 1913 as the South Wales and Monmouthshire School of Mines, the organization was assigned as the Glamorgan Polytechnic in April 1970. In April 1975, it united with the Glamorgan College of Education at Barry and was redesigned as the Polytechnic of Wales. On first April 1992, the Polytechnic turned into a Higher Education Corporation. Taking after the choice to permit polytechnics to embrace college title, the Polytechnic turned into the University of Glamorgan on first September 1992. In May 2006, Merthyr Tydfil College of Further Education was coordinated into the University whereby it shaped the core of the new Faculty of Further Education. On first January 2007, the University built a key union with the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama whereby the College turned into an entirely claimed subsidiary of the University. The University is principally spotted on its unique facilities at Treforest. Also, it has facilities at Glyntaff (Faculty of Health, Sport and Science) and in Merthyr Tydfil (Faculty of Further Education). In September 2007, the University opened another campus in focal Cardiff - named "Chamber" - to house the Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries. The vision is by 2015, the University of Glamorgan will be unrivalled for its expert, livelihood focussed education and examination educated advancement and business engagement. The mission of the university is changing lives through Professional; livelihood focussed advanced education and innovative examination and development applicable to financial, social and social need.
The following is the list of scholars from University of Glamorgan who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences