Enrolment, Arrivals and Induction

Enrolment & induction elements to complete

Your guide to Swansea University Enrolment and College Induction.

Timeline 2017

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

18 September

Online enrolment open

Online enrolment FAQ
22-23 September Arrivals weekend Arrivals and welcome
22-28 September

International Registration
for non-EU students

25-29 September College induction Undergraduate induction
Postgraduate induction
Academic Colleges
25 September
26-27 September
Freshers Fayre Great Hall
Freshers Fayre Fulton Lawn
Swansea University
Students Union Events
2 October Enrolment & Arrivals deadline
2 October Teaching & learning start Term & Semester dates

If you are a DACE, LPC/GDL, Healthcare, Midwifery, Paramedic, Nursing, visiting or exchange student, browse the Early and other enrolment events links

International Non-EU Registration and Enrolment

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

You will need to login to the intranet and enrol online by:

  • Agreeing to be a student at Swansea University and abide by the academic guide regulations and the data protection statement
  • Checking and updating your student record
  • Confirming 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.

Pick up your University ID Card

Pick up your new University ID card from one of these venues. You must be enrolled and bring proof of your identity for example, your passport, bus pass, driving licence, UK ID card or other photo ID.

University ID card EventVenueDate & time
Engineering & Management ID cards  Great Hall Room 029
Bay Library
22-28 Sep, 10:00-17:00
All other dates 9:00 - 17:00
All other students - ID card pickup  Fulton House Room C
Park Library
22-28 Sep, 10:00-17:00
All other dates 9:00 - 17:00


  • 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 BRP and University ID cards.

Attend College Induction and Welcome week events

  • Attend an induction talk about your studies, tutors, module selection, health and safety, IT facilities and attending other events during the week.
  • Receive your course materials, for example, a timetable and departmental handbook.
  • If you need to change your module selection, ask staff for advice before signing up for a module. By the start of term you should have chosen modules totalling 120 credits.
  • Browse your College subject area induction events, dates and times
  • Check out the welcome activities in the marquee outside Fulton House, Singleton Park Campus 

College Induction Timetable for New Undergraduates

College Induction subject areaInduction event information
College of Arts and Humanities Singleton Park Campus
Classics, Ancient History, Egyptology 25 Sep 10:00 Faraday K
Cymraeg 25 Sep 10:30 Keir Hardie 302
Cyfryngau a Chysylltiadau Cyhoeddus
25 Sep 10:00 Talbot - Academi Hywel Teifi Library
English Language and TESL 25 Sep 10:00 James Callaghan LT
English Literature and Creative Writing 25 Sep 12:00 Glyndwr D
History 25 Sep 13:00 Glyndwr D
Modern Languages 25 Sep 10:00 Faraday M
Media & Communication 25 Sep 10:00 Faraday L
Political & Cultural Studies 25 Sep 12:00 Faraday Lecture Theatre
College of Engineering Bay Campus
Chemical & Environmental
Foundation Engineering
Product Design

Engineering Welcome and Induction:

Sports Science

Sports Science Welcome and Induction:


College of Human and Health Sciences Singleton Park Campus
Education 25 Sep 09:30, 1st Floor Digital Technium
Health and Social Care 25 Sep 10:00, Glyndwr 126
Medical Sciences and Humanities 25 Sep 10:00, Vivian Tower 112 
Osteopathy 25 Sep 9:30, Haldane Building 114 
Psychology 25 Sep 09:30 Glyndwr D  
Social Policy 25 Sep 10:00, Glyndwr Building 143 
Social Work 19 Sep 10:00 Haldane 114
Healthcare Sciences
Paramedic Science
See Early Enrolment
College of Law and Criminology Singleton Park Campus
Criminal Justice and Criminology  25 Sep 10:00 Wallace Lecture Theatre
Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) 04 Sep 10:00 Law Conference Room
Legal Studies 25 Sep 13:00 Richard Price Building
School of Management Bay Campus
Accounting and Finance 25 Sep 13:00 Great Hall 049
Business Management 25 Sep 13:00Great Hall 043
Economics 25 Sep 10:00Great Hall 043
Exchange and visiting students 26 Sep 10:00Great Hall 037
College of Medicine Singleton Park Campus
Applied Medical Sciences  25 Sep 09:00 ILS1 Seminar Room 117
Biochemistry and Genetics 25 Sep 10:00 ILS2 Hub 5th Floor
Graduate Entry Medicine 04 Sep 09:00 Grove Clinical Anatomy Lab
College of Science Singleton Park Campus
Biosciences - Year 0 25 Sep 14:00 Grove Lecture Theatre
Biosciences - Year 1 25 Sep 12:00 Grove Lecture Theatre
Biosciences Exchange and Visiting 28 Sep 11:00 Wallace 122
Computer Science - Year 0
25 Sep 11:00 Faraday Lecture Theatre
Computer Science - Year1
25 Sep 13:00 Faraday Lecture Theatre
Geography 25 Sep 10:00 Taliesin Theatre
Maths - Year 0 Level 3 25 Sep 10.30 Talbot 213
Maths - Year 1 A-I 25 Sep 10:30 Talbot  224
Maths - Year 1 J-R 25 Sep 11:00 Talbot  224 
Maths - Year 1 S-Z 25 Sep 11:30 Talbot  224
Maths & Sports Science / Language / Welsh 25 Sep 12:00 Talbot  224 
Physics 25 Sep 10:00, Grove Lecture Theatre
Physics Exchange and Visiting 26 Sep 10:00, Vivian 508c
Other enrolment and induction events 
Adult Continuing Education 
English Language Training 
European Exchange Students 

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