Apps for Mobile Devices

  • The University has several apps for mobile devices such as phones and tablets
  • Apps give easy access to University information and resources via a convenient interface
  • All University apps are free

University of South Wales – UniLife

The UniLife app provides easy mobile access to:

  • Useful contacts in the University
  • Student news
  • Links to the most popular online services
  • Maps
  • Student jobs listings
  • Links to the University’s websites

The app also includes travel planning tools for public transport around our campuses.

University of South Wales – UniLife – iTunes
For iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with iOS 5.1 or later. The app is listed in the iPhone App Store, but also works on iPads.

University of South Wales – UniLife – Android
Android version in the Google Play Store.

The Blackboard App

The Blackboard app is available for iOS, Android and Windows. It allows students to access much of the functionality of Blackboard on mobile devices.

Key Benefits:

  • Push notifications – receive notifications of announcements and other course activity on your mobile device
  • Access your course content, announcements, discussion forums, assignment feedback and more

To start using the Blackboard app:

1) Find and install the app from your app store
Search for “Blackboard App” in the app store for your device or use one of these links:

Blackboard App for iOS – iTunes
Blackboard App for Android – Android App Store
Blackboard App for Windows – Microsoft Store

2) Find USW in the app
Launch the app. You will be asked to “Search for your school”. Search for and select “University of South Wales”.

3) Log in
Log in using the same username and password you use to access UniLife on the web.

(Note – The app mentioned above is a replacement for the old ‘Mobile Learn’ app which was removed from all app stores on 1/8/17. Support for that app ends 31/8/17).

UniBox USW

UniBox USW – iTunes
UniBox USW – Android App Store

UniBox USW is intended to give applicants to the University of South Wales a taste of the University before they apply or arrive. The app may also be of interest to current students.

The app allows a user to select a subject of interest and see relevant photos, videos and other content showing what goes on on campus. Applicants can also find out how to apply and keep track on your application via the app.