Swansea University class of 1920

To celebrate Swansea University turning 100 years old, Swansea Univerisity will be hosting and delivering a wide variety of events throughout the Centenary year. All are welcome so keep an eye out for our events calendar below with many more dates to be announced soon.

What's on Swansea 2020?

March

April

May

June

July

November

December

Coming soon

Two Lions in one Den: Henry Lewis and Saunders Lewis at Swansea University

Bookings available soon

Henry Lewis and Saunders Lewis as students

Marian Phillips: Pre-war student, war-time lecturer (in Welsh)

Bookings available soon

Marian Phillips studying

Image References

  • Frank Gilbertson of Pontardawe, Founder of Swansea University (in Welsh) - Photograph of the Foundation Stone of Swansea University, c.1980s. Courtesy of the Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University (ref: 1999/11)
  • Henry Lewis: From the Trenches to the Chair (in Welsh) - Photograph of the University College Air Squadron, c.1940s. Courtesy of the Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University (ref: UNI/SU/AS/4/1/16;24)
  • The Scientific Foundations of Swansea University - Photograph of a laboratory, Department of Metallurgy, c.1920s. Courtesy of the Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University (ref: UNI/SU/AS/4/1/2;147)
  • The Computer Revolution and Us: the Rise of the Digital in Swansea and its neighbourhood - Photograph of students using IBM computers, c.1960s. Photo: John Maltby Ltd. Courtesy of the Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University (ref: UNI/SU/AS/4/1/3;243)
  • Two Lions in one Den: Henry Lewis and Saunders Lewis at Swansea University's Welsh Department (in Welsh) - Photograph of Professor Henry Lewis and Honors Welsh graduates, Department of Welsh. Photo: H.A.Chapman. Courtesy of the Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University (ref: 2016/04)
  • Changes in the Lives of Women at Swansea University 1920 - 1990 - Photograph of staff and students, Department of Physics, 1934. Courtesy of the Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University (ref: UNI/SU/AS/4/1/2;134)
  • The Development of Sport at Swansea University 1920 - 2020 - Photograph of University College of Swansea R.F.C, 1927/28. Photo: H.A. Chapman. Courtesy of the Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University (ref: 1998/08)
  • The University and the Community in the post- war world - Aerial photograph of Singleton Campus, c.1960s. Photo: Victor Hopkins. Courtesy of the Richard Burton Archives, Swansea University (ref: UNI/SU/AS/4/1/1;3)