Established in 1920Swansea University is based in the UK on the south west coast of Wales and is renowned for its research, excellent teaching, and diverse student community. The University is ranked 26th in the UK overall, 15th for Course Satisfaction and the Top University in Wales in the Guardian University Guide 2023.

Our stunning beachside campuses and friendly welcome make Swansea University the perfect destination for students from all over the world.

As well as a thriving cultural and sporting scene, the city is well connected to the rest of the UK; only 3 hours from London by train. Students choose Swansea University as it gives them an ideal environment to focus on their academic journey while enjoying their surroundings. 

The courses at Swansea are arranged into three Faculties including: 

  • The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences 
  • The Faculty of Medical, Health and Life Science
  • The Faculty of Science and Engineering 

Outside of academic life, the students are encouraged to take part in extracurricular activities such as over 150 societies and sports clubs. Joining a club or society is a great way to meet like-minded people and make new friends. 

The union are also responsible for running many other amenities on campus including bars, nightclubs, a travel shop, a health centre, a laundrette, and plenty of shops and eateries.

The University provides halls of residences on campus in the student village and also in the city centre. There are around 3400 places available in the halls of residence, and if you are a first-year student you are given priority when rooms are allocated.

Times Good University Guide 2024 Ranking 41/131
Guardian 2024 Ranking 25/121
Address Swansea University, Bay Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PP View on Map
Contact Telephone +44 (0)1792 295 358

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Undergraduate Courses A-Z at Swansea University