Institution Type : University
Location : Wales

Swansea University – Where Bright Futures Begin


  • Welsh University of the Year The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017

  • Work placements and other career development opportunities available. UK Top 15 for Graduate Employment (Guardian University League Table, 2017)

  • Top 30 Research-led institution (REF 2014) – lecturers experts in their field with QS World Ranking of 5* Teaching Quality.

  • Student Experience – 15th in the UK (NSS, 2016)

  • 1st for Courses and Lecturers 2016 (WhatUni)


Study and live by the sea

When you start university, you’re embarking on a great adventure, a life-changing and career enhancing experience.  Selecting a course is just one part of the process – choosing where you will live, study, and call home for the next year and beyond is also important, you need the perfect study environment to achieve your goals.

Swansea is a comparatively small UK city.  It has it all: low cost living, vibrant student scene, thriving cultural and sporting scene, fantastic nightlife, stunning coastal scenery, tranquil parks, historic sites, and great shopping.  Plus, the city is very well connected to the rest of the UK; it’s less than 3 hours from London by train as well as many other UK cities and tourist attractions. The Gower coastline is also close by, offering outstanding natural beauty, often quoted in travel publications and boasting some of the best beaches in the world!