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Swansea University

About Swansea University

Founded in 1920, Swansea is a vibrant, research-led university at the forefront of academic and scientific discovery. Swansea is Wales’s second largest city with a population of approximately 250,000. The campus is idyllically situated in 46 acres of rolling parkland, on the majestic three-mile sweep of Swansea Bay, enjoying a fantastic beachfront location and within easy reach of the bustling city. Swansea’s campus lifestyle fosters a welcoming, cosmopolitan community that offers something for everyone.

Swansea supports a range of academic disciplines: arts and humanities; business, economics and law; engineering (aerospace, civil, chemical, electronic, environmental, materials, mechanical, medical, nanotechnology); sciences (biosciences, computer science, geography, mathematics, physics); human and health sciences; and medicine. They have 500 undergraduate degree courses and 130 postgraduate courses, including MRes, MPhil and PhD.

Why Swansea University

Currently ranked 26th in the UK for Research Excellence and a student body of 17 000, of which 20% are international, recent surveys and league tables have consistently placed Swansea University among the top 20 universities in the UK for teaching quality and student satisfaction.

The QS Stars global ratings awarded it 5 stars for Internationalisation, Teaching, Facilities and Engagement, placing it 8th in the UK, on a par with Oxford University! The results reflect the University’s aim to deliver an outstanding student experience alongside teaching of the highest quality that produces graduates equipped for exceptional personal and professional achievement. It also ranks as 15th in the UK and 1st in Wales for employability prospects.

September 2015 saw the opening of the Bay Campus which is a £450 million investment offering cutting edge facilities for students enrolling in the College of Engineering and School of Management.

January 2016 commenced with Times Higher Education Word University Rankings including Swansea University in the world top 200 list of the most international universities. This accolade deems that this is one of the “key markers of a prestigious university….and a sign of great potential, competitiveness and dynamism”
Swansea also offers one of the most affordable places to live in the UK and assistance is provided to help find accommodation.

Locations and Addresses:

Swansea, Wales: Swansea University Singleton Park Swansea SA2 8PP

Founded in: 1920
Establishment: University
Institution type: Public University
Total number of students: 16,020 (2014/15).
Type of accommodation: Off campus and on campus
Contact WhatsApp: (+44) 7956253150