A Pioneering Collaborative Project

The Health and Wellbeing Academy is a collaborative project between the College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University and ARCH (A Regional Collaboration for Health). The main purpose of the Academy is to improve the health and wellbeing of people in south west Wales by bringing together innovation, education, enterprise and world class research.

Watch the short video below to discover more about this pioneering collaboration... 

The Health and Wellbeing Academy’s Vision, Mission and Values


Improving the health and wellbeing of people in south west Wales.


The Health and Wellbeing Academy will:

  • Provide a range of high quality health and wellbeing services closer to where people live
  • Engage in cutting edge research that will drive innovation and excellence in all that we do
  • Enhance the teaching and learning experience for staff and students to maximise their future employability


The Health and Wellbeing Academy supports the following core values:

  • Providing excellent service
  • Focussing on the needs of our population
  • Working together to enrich lives


The Health and Wellbeing Academy aims to:

  • Provide holistic, person-centred care to people of all ages
  • Offer support, advice and information that helps people improve their own health and wellbeing
  • Offer services that support early identification, diagnosis and treatment of health and social care conditions 
  • Improve care outcomes for patients
  • Undertake excellent research and use this to inform the way we work and the services we provide
  • Contribute to delivering a sustainable, skilled workforce fit for the future
  • Support economic regeneration by contributing to workforce re-design