Admissions

The admissions team manages the admissions process for all applications, provides assistance with UK, EU and international enquirers and applicants and oversees the application process for applicants until they enrol.  

Our highlights

  • Winner of Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Outstanding Admissions Team in 2014
  • 75% increase in UCAS applications over last three years (second largest increase of universities in the UK)
  • 96% of applicants rate the Admissions service as “Good” or “very good”
  • “Swansea University has been very professional and helpful … Emails/brochures/letters sent appealed to me as a prospective student … Replies were quick and I felt that there was real commitment on the part of the University to provide answers to questions”

 

Find out more at: www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions

 

Meet the Managers

 

Keran Williams, Head of Admissions Office 01792 295357 keran.williams@swansea.ac.uk

Keran manages the admissions process for all applications, provides assistance with UK, EU and international enquirers and applicants and oversees the admissions process for applicants until they enrol.  The Office also includes a team which oversees the recruitment and admissions CRM system and outgoing communications with prospective students and produces a range of regular and bespoke statistical reports relating to admissions. Keran also co-chairs the UCAS Welsh Standing Group.  Keran became Head of the Admissions Office at Swansea in 2004 following a number of roles in higher and further education including Undergraduate Admissions Officer here at Swansea, Examinations Officer at the Royal College of Physicians and Programme Coordinator at a London University.

 

Claire Cowell, Admissions Manager - Communications and Analysis  01792 606439 c.m.cowell@swansea.ac.uk

General Enquiries 01792 295111

The Communications & Analysis team oversees the recruitment and admissions CRM system and outgoing communications with prospective students and produces a range of regular and bespoke statistical reports relating to admissions.  Claire has worked in the University since 2000 in a variety of roles within the Admissions Office and College of Medicine.

 

Helen Wright, Undergraduate Admissions Manager  01792 295051 h.j.wright@swansea.ac.uk

General Enquiries 01792 295111

The Undergraduate Admissions Team manages the admission of new undergraduate students to the University and deals with all aspects of the administration of undergraduate applications from the point of application until enrolment. Helen is a Swansea University graduate; she returned to Swansea to work in the Admissions Office in 2004 and held an Administrative role before becoming the Undergraduate Admissions Manager in 2010. She gained a wide range of experience of all aspects of University Administration through previous roles at Cardiff University, from Recruitment and Admissions through to Examinations and Graduation as well as Academic Registry and Student Advisory functions.

 

Judith Meyrick, Postgraduate Admissions Manager  01792 513244  j.a.l.meyrick@swansea.ac.uk

General Enquiries 01792 295358

Judith is responsible for the admission of all new taught masters’ and research students.  She joined the Admissions Office in 1998 when she was the solely responsible for dealing with postgraduate admissions – she is now responsible for managing all aspects of staff, workload and training for 8 members of the postgraduate team.   Judith services the University’s Matriculation Sub-Committee and is responsible for formulating and recommending policy relating to the admission of postgraduate students.  Judith leads the administration for the Erasmus Mundus programmes, including representing the University at related European conferences and the UK NARIC Annual Conference.  She is a graduate of Swansea University, achieving a 2.1 in Economics and Economic History.

 

Find out more at: www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions