Information for Parents

Since Network75 began in September 2000 its achievements to date include:

Students
  • 300+ students have taken part in the scheme with over 100 currently on placements
  • From several fields of study:
    • Civil, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Quantity Surveying and Project Management,
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & related subjects
    • Computing
    • Law
    • Chemistry
  • 100% of students graduating on Network75 have been offered employment with their host company.

  • Finance
  • Students on Network75 have their tuition fees paid in full and are eligible to apply for grants, which means they can graduate without any debt.
  • Students receive a minimum tax-free bursary of £5,000 per annum.
  • This increases by a minimum of £500 each academic year.
  • Approximately 80% of our current students receive additional bursaries.

  • Companies
  • Over 100 companies have taken part in the scheme with over 60 supporting current placements throughout South Wales
  • Current companies include: Atradius, BBC Wales, Capita, Castleoak, GE Aviation Wales, Morgan Sindall, NHS Wales, Network Rail, Principality and Zodiac Aerospace

  • Advice and Support

    Network75 students are fully supported throughout their 5-year degree, pre company checks and an annual review meeting ensures that the student is receiving the relevant training and experience needed to succeed at their host company. Network75 also operates on an open door policy, students are more than welcome to come into the office at G244 to discuss any worries they may have, the team is always on hand to offer students support and guidance. As well as direct support from Network75, students also have available a full range of USW student services.