Enrolment for New Research Students

September Instructions

The official Swansea University enrolment and induction elements for new research students to complete.

For new students starting in Winter, Spring and Summer intakes browse Early and other enrolment events page

Enrolment steps

Before you arrive

Get organised for your arrival in Swansea browse our before you arrive checklist for new students

Right to study registration


We need your passport or other ID to confirm your identity, nationality, right to study and eligibility to receive your student loan or research grant or other University bursary or scholarshp.

UK and EU students

You can upload a passport and enter details by logging in to the intranet. You do not need to register in person if you uploaded your passport (or provided alternative ID and proof of nationality) and enrolled online

If you are from the UK but do not have a passport:

  • email a scanned image of your birth certificate and UK photo ID to studentrecords@swansea.ac.uk 
  • or send a photocopy (not originals) by post to Student Records, Singleton Park, Swansea University, SA2 8PP, Wales, UK. 
  • Acceptable forms of photo ID are a UK photo driving licence or a UK PASS card from the national Proof of Age Standards Scheme. You can get a UK PASS card from here www.validateuk.co.uk

If you are from the EU but do not have a passport:

Otherwise, if you do not upload a passport then:

  • present your passport at a registration venue to be scanned and recorded by the University to confirm your right to study and then enrol online

International non-EU students

You will need to complete right to study registration in person:

  • Bring your passport and visa
  • If you have applied for a new visa, bring your letter of entitlement to pick up your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP card)
  • Present your passport and visa/BRP card to be scanned and recorded by the University to confirm your right to study as required by the UK Visas & Immigration authority. For full details browse our Right to study guidance
  • After completing your right to study registration enrol online 

Registration venues - please arrive at the time allocated to your family name's initial

DateA-BC-EF-HI-KL-NO-ST-ZBay CampusPark Campus

21-22 Sep








GH 014 

FH Refectory


24 Sep

09:00  10:00  11:00  12:00   14:00  15:00 16:00  GH 014  FH Refectory

25-27 Sep

09:00 10:30  11:30   12:30  13:30  14:30 15:00 GH 014   FH Refectory

28 Sep

09:00 10:20 10:40 11:00 11:20 11:40 12:00 GH 014  FH Refectory


GH 014 - Great Hall Room 014 (purple zone), Ground floor, Bay Campus

FH Refectory - Fulton House Refectory (purple zone), First floor, Singleton Park Campus


Online enrolment

You will need to log in to the intranet to enrol online: 

  • Agree to be a student at Swansea University and abide by the academic guide regulations and the data protection statement
  • Provide your term time address and postcode if you are studying in the UK, otherwise provide your study abroad contact address
  • Check and update your student record
  • Confirm your module selection
  • If you are liable to pay a fee, during online enrolment make a payment by card or set up a direct debit
  • At the end of online enrolment you will receive a message confirming that you have successfully enrolled.
  • If you do not receive a message that you have successfully enrolled or for any reason you cannot enrol online, please contact us and a member of staff will help you.
  • Online enrolment FAQ
  • Intranet login 

Enrolment workshop venues

You may need to attend if you fall into into one or more of these categories:

  • You are an international non-EU student studying in the UK
  • If you have been requested to present your original entry qualification certificates to Admissions, for example your bachelor degree
  • You cannot complete online enrolment and need help
  • You have a query about your student record personal data, modules, tuition fees, student loan, sponsor funding or fee payment.
DateOpenBay CampusPark Campus

21-22 Sep


GH 001

FH Refectory


24 Sep

09:00-17:00 GH 001 FH Refectory

25-27 Sep

09:00-16:00 GH 001 FH Refectory

28 Sep

09:00-13:00 GH 001 FH Refectory


GH 001 - Great Hall Room 001 (blue zone), Ground floor, Bay Campus

FH Refectory - Fulton House Refectory (blue zone), First floor, Singleton Park Campus

Paying tuition fees

If you are self-funding, browse the links below about paying your fees:

University ID Card and Proof of enrolment

University ID Card

  • To pick up your card, you must be enrolled and bring your passport (or your EEA national identity card or the UK/EU photo ID you uploaded) to prove your identity.
  • If you have a student loan, after picking up your ID card the University will confirm your attendance which triggers the first student loan payment into your bank account.
  • If you are a new international student, to avoid being reported to the Home Office you must be enrolled and have your visa/BRP and University ID cards.

University ID card venues

DateOpenBay CampusSingleton Campus
21-22 Sep 09:00-17:00 GH Room 029  FH - Green zone
24-27 Sep 09:00-17:00 GH Room 029   FH - Green zone
28 Sep 09:00-13:00 GH Room 029  FH - Green zone
All other dates 09:00-17:00 Bay Library Park Library

Proof of enrolment

  • If you need an official letter from the University confirming you are enrolled, for example to open a bank account, you can get one printed at one of the venues below.

Proof of enrolment venues

DateOpenBay CampusPark Campus
21-22 Sep 09:00-17:00 GH 029  FH Refectory
24-27 Sep 09:00-17:00 GH 029   FH Refectory
28 Sep 09:00-13:00 GH 029  FH Refectory
All other dates 09:00-17:00 TIC MyUniHub  SA MyUniHub


GH 029 - Great Hall Room 014 (green zone), Ground floor, Bay Campus

FH Refectory - Fulton House Refectory (green zone), First floor, Singleton Park Campus

SA - Singleton Abbey MyuniHub, Singleton Park campus

TIC - Tower Information Centre, MyUniHub reception, Bay campus

New Research postgraduate induction

  • Inform your main supervisor that you have enrolled and confirm the next step of your work plan.
  • Your supervisor and College administration office can advise about attending induction events or training modules.
  • Check out the welcome events 

Timeline 2018

DateEventEvent Information


Early enrolment (1)

Early and other enrolment events 

17 September

Online enrolment opens

Online enrolment FAQ
21-22 September Arrivals weekend Arrivals and welcome
21-28 September

Right to study check
for non-EU students

Right to study registration
24-28 September College induction Academic Colleges
24 September
25-26 September
Freshers Fayre Great Hall
Freshers Fayre Fulton Lawn
Swansea University
Students Union Events
1 October Teaching & learning (2)
Term & Semester dates
to July
Other enrolment intakes (3) Other enrolment events 
(1) For DACE, LPC/GDL, Cardiac Physiology, Respiratory and Sleep Physiology, Audiology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiotherapy Physics, Radiation Physics and Neurophysiology, Midwifery, Paramedic, Nursing, visiting or exchange student
(2) Latest acceptance date 15 October
(3) Enrolment for research and other courss starting in December/January, March/April, July/August

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