Where can I study?
Swansea is home is one university, Swansea University. The university provides places of study to over 18,000 students every year. Swansea University is the third largest university in Wales and can be found on the coast of Swansea Bay, on the outskirts of the city centre.
Swansea University is organized into 6 colleges: The College of Arts and Humanities, The College of Business, Economics and Law, The College of Engineering, The College of Human and Health Science, The College of Medicine and The College of Science. The university is highly regarded as a research-intensive university and has 52 centres of research. Swansea excels in several research areas including ancient history, biomedicine, general engineering mineral and mining engineering, and computer science development. In 2012, The Complete University Guide placed Swansea as 54th in the UK’s university league tables.
Swansea University offers modern facilities to its students including over 1,850 PC’s across the campus and other sites. A number of student services are integrated into the university including student financial aid, a student counselling service and a careers and employability service.
There is a visible emphasis on sports and sporting facilities at Swansea University and the uni boasts a £20 million Sports Village, which includes a 50-meter pool and warm-up pool. Other facilities include a climbing wall, fitness centre, eight-lane athletics track and a physiotherapy service. Sports scholarships to the value of £3,000 are awarded to talented young men and women who have the potential to become world-class in their field.