The University

History and heritage

The University’s foundation stone was laid by King George V on 19 July 1920.

These pages will tell you more about our history, and our vision and ambitions

Campus development

Swansea University’s ambition is to create a new world-leading research, innovation and educational complex

Campus development

Virtual tour

Explore campus with our 360-degree virtual tour...

Virtual tour

Media centre

Your portal for press, events, and academic expertise at Swansea University

Media centre

Living, learning, and working in Swansea

Widening Access

Widening access - ensuring that as many people as possible have the opportunity to participate in higher education, regardless of their geographic, social, and economic background - is an important part of the University's learning and teaching strategy.

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A sporting university

Swansea University has a strong track record of producing high achieving sportsmen and women, but is just as serious about promoting sport for all, whatever your level.

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A stunning location

Swansea University is set in rolling parkland overlooking the majestic sweep of Swansea Bay, and within easy reach of the City of Swansea. From stunning coastal scenery to tranquil parks, a thriving cultural scene to the best of modern city living, Swansea offers the best of all worlds.

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Working at Swansea University

Swansea University provides an enviable working environment, supported by a welcoming campus community, which is free from discrimination and allows staff to fulfil their professional potential.

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