Welcome Events

Kick start your Swansea University experience and meet new friends through our welcome events! 

Welcome Fair


A welcome event for all new and recently arrived students and their families hosted by Swansea University and Swansea Students’ Union.

22nd and 23rd September 10am- 5pm

Singleton Park Campus: The Welcome Marquee

Bay Campus: The Great Hall 

Students' Union Events

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Freshfest is 2 weeks of events to help you get off to the best start in University for the year.

We want all Swansea University students to get involved with FreshFest, whether you're a home students, mature student or an international student – our events are for everyone.

From trips to the Gower and IKEA, to nights out both on campus and Wind Street, FreshFest will always be the best two weeks of University life!

To find out more visit: https://swanseaunifreshers.com/ 

Freshers' Fayre

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25 September: Great Hall, Bay Campus

26/27 September: Marquee and Refectory, Singleton Campus

 An opportunity to become familiar the Students’ Union, showcasing its services, events, sports clubs and societies

  • Find out about the services and facilities the Students’ Union has to support you
  • Chat to and learn more about the 170 clubs and societies on offer at Swansea
  • Sign up to sports team or societies that will help ypu make new friends, keep active and develop new skills
  • Grab some freebies from local and national businesses and learn more about getting involved with charities

International Students

Arriving in Swansea this weekend? International@CampusLife are running events to help you settle into your life at Swansea University. We have something for everyone – a Friday Film Night, a traditional Saturday “Picnic at the Beach” and a whole Sunday of fun activities you may have always wanted to try but never had a chance to, like: Drumming, Tai Chi and even learning a little bit of Welsh! All of this will the followed by an evening buffet. Best part? It’s all FREE! So come along, make some friends and enjoy your first weekend at university. The International Team are looking forward to meeting you!