The new Vice Chancellor of the University of South Wales says that the new institution will continue to offer a 'good quality student experience' and give them 'every opportunity for employment.'
Julie Lydon told ITV News that they will use all five campuses to offer quality education for more than 30,000 students.
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More than a thousand riders will be taking part in a series of events in and around the town.
Some warm spells of sunshine will develop, although scattered heavy and thundery showers are also expected during the afternoon.
A yellow 'be aware' warning has been issued by the Met Office for much of Wales.