Swansea University

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Swansea University - Where Bright Futures Begin

You’ll hear it all the time, but it’s not an exaggeration to say going to university is life-changing. It’s your time to make incredible memories and lifelong friends.

As a student at Swansea University, you will benefit from our multicultural dual-campus community that provides a global perspective and opportunities to gain skills that last a lifetime.

Our unique location means that you are never far from the city or the beach, so whoever you are and whoever you want to be, you'll find yourself right at home in Swansea.

Why study at Swansea?

Swansea University has been ranked 15th for overall student satisfaction in the 2022 Student Crowd University Awards.

In the prestigious Guardian University Guide 2022, we have risen 21 places in the last 3 years into the UK Top 30, now ranked at 24th. We have also been ranked 6th for course satisfaction by the Guardian for 2022, with the Complete University Guide placing 8 of our courses in their top 10 ranks for 2023. Complementary Medicine has earned 3rd place, with Social Work and Health Studies both regarded as 4th place in their fields.

The Complete University Guide has also reported that 73% of Swansea University students agree they are on track with their career progression, and our professional healthcare courses currently hold a 99-100% graduate employability rate.

We place our students at the heart of everything. As a result, we achieved a gold rating, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF).

In terms of student life, our halls of residence were ranked 8th in the UK by Student Hut in 2020, and our city was placed 9th place for its nightlife. So whether your students prefer vibrant city centres or areas of natural outstanding beauty, Swansea University has space for all.

An Introduction to the UK Student Recruitment Team at Swansea University

The team offers details on studying at university to students from years 11 to 13. Workshops on offer include:

  • Why Higher Education?
  • The UCAS application process
  • Writing a personal statement
  • Mock interviews
  • Student finance
  • The realities of student life

We also have information that students can take home to their parents.

All of our services can be arranged to fit in with school or college timetables, or evening events for parents, and are free of charge. We are also available to appear at higher education or careers fairs.

Please contact the Student Recruitment Team at [email protected] to discuss these and other services on offer including Student Ambassador sessions on university life and subject talks by academics.

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Swansea University has been ranked 12th for overall student satisfaction in the 2021 National Student Survey, and has achieved the highest possible gold rating in the national Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF).

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