Enrolment for new taught postgraduates

Enrolment steps

UK and EU passport (photo ID) 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.

You can upload a passport and enter details by logging in to the intranet

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:

To pick uo your University & Library ID card, remember to bring your uploaded photo ID with you.

International non-EU passport and visa registration (Purple zone)

If you are not from an EU/EEA country or Switzerland, you will need to register in person and enrol online:

  • Bring your passport and visa
  • Bring your letter of entitlement to pick up your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP card)
  • If we need proof of your entry qualifications, bring your certificates. For example, an original bachelor degree certificate.
  • If your employer, embassy or trust is paying your tuition fee, bring your sponsor letter with you
  • If necessary, book an appointment to register with the police

For full details browse international registration

Enrolment online for all students (Blue zone)

If you are from the UK or EU and have not previously provided proof of your right to study and nationality, remember to upload your UK or EU passport (or other photo ID) before enrolling online.

If you are from outside the EU then you wil need to complete a right to study check by registering your non-EU passport and visa in person before enrolling online.

You will need to login 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.

Paying tuition fees

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

University ID Card and statements (Green zone)

  • 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.
  • Pick up your new University ID card from one of these venues:
Opening timesUniversity ID card EventVenue
22-27 Sep, 09:00-17:00, CLOSED SUNDAY Engineering & Management ID cards  Great Hall Room 029
22-27 Sep, 09:00-17:00, CLOSED SUNDAY All other students - ID card pickup  Fulton House 1st Floor Refectory
All other dates, 9:00 - 17:00 All students - ID card pickup  Bay or Park Library


If you need a statement letter from the University confirming you are enrolled for a third party. for example, to open a bank statement or for your landlord you can get one printed at the enrolment venue.

New Taught Postgraduate induction events

During welcome week, meet College staff and make friends at your  postgraduate induction events

Taught Postgraduate subject areaWelcome and Induction event information
Arts and Humanities Arts and Humanities induction guide
Engineering Engineering welcome and induction
Sports Science Sports Science welcome and induction
Human and Health Science Human and Health Sciences induction
Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law  
Legal Studies, Criminology Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law Welcome Week
Legal Practice courses 05 Sep 10:00, Law Conference
Accounting, Finance, Management School welcome and induction
Medicine Medicine welcome events
Biosciences, Computer Science,
Geography, Mathematics, Physics
Science welcome and induction

Timeline 2018

DateEventEvent Information
August-September Joining your course  Before you arrive checklist


Early enrolment (1)

Early and other enrolment events 

17 September

Main enrolment open

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

International Registration
for non-EU students

24-28 September College induction Undergraduate induction
Postgraduate induction
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