Congratulations on accepting your Swansea place!

We'll be sending weekly emails with pre arrival guidelines, enrolment and induction and welcome week events to ensure you have all the information you need before arriving in Swansea. Please make sure you check out the information below to make sure the start of your University journey runs smoothly.

Checklist for new students

Access your intranet, University email and other online services

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  • Login for our online services at which allows you to access the intranet, your email, Blackboard and other online services. Your email address will be For example, if your student number is 123456, your email is
  • Your user id is your student number and default password is set to your student number and date of birth. For example, if your student number is 123456 and date of birth is 1st June 1995, type user id "123456" and password "123456/01/06/1995"

Upload a photo for your University and Library ID card

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Upload a photo by logging in to the intranet and we will have your card ready when you arrive.

For your photo to be accepted it will need to be:

  • a recent passport style headshot of you on your own facing forward and looking straight at the camera
  • your eyes must be open and visible (no sunglasses, tinted glasses or hair across your eyes)
  • your full head without any covering (unless worn for religious beliefs or medical reasons)
  • no other people visible in the photo
  • be a colour portrait (not black and white) approximately 150 pixels wide by 180 pixels high

Confirm you have the right to study

To check your right to study, browse our Right to study guidance  

We need you to register your proof of identity and nationality to confirm your right to study, tuition fee status and eligibility to receive loans/grants and Council Tax exemption.

For details about how to register browse the Enrolment for New Students - Right to study registration section

Sort out your accommodation


Sort out your tuition fees


Your health and wellbeing


Your health is important to us, as a new student you need to: 

Inform us of any specific requirements:

  •  if you have a physical or learning disability, medical condition or other wellbeing need, contact Student Services to let us know

Review University rules and regulations


Before you agree to abide by the University's rules and regulations and understand the University is required to supply your personal data to other bodies, view rules, regulations and policies in the academic guide and student data protection statement

Your data

About us

Swansea University is a Higher Education Institute (HEI) with degree awarding powers and a registered charity.

Your responsibilities

You have a responsibility to keep your personal details up-to-date.

Information we collect about you

We collect information about you when you enrol with us. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete surveys and provide feedback. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How we use your information

We collect information about you to record your personal details, academic progress, manage your access to University facilities and email you about events, academic assessment and services we think may be of interest to you.

Who receives your information

Where necessary, personal information will be shared internally across the University and externally with  agencies and organisations in line with our statutory responsibilities and under current Data Protection legislation.

How long will your information be held

Swansea University will retain your personal information in line with the University Records Management Policy

Student Privacy Statement

For full details about your access rights, retention policy, data security, who we share data with and how to contact the University’s Data Protection Officer if you have any questions about our privacy policy, browse our Student Privacy Statement

Timeline 2019

Timetable of events
DateEventEvent Information

1-16 September

Early enrolment (1) 

Early enrolment events 

16-27 September

Enrolment (2)

Enrolment for new students
Enrolment for continuing students
20-22 September Accommodation arrivals
Welcome for new students
Preparation and key collection
Welcome and orientation events
23-27 September College induction Academic Colleges
23 September
25 September
Freshers Fayre Bay Campus
Freshers Fayre Park Campus
Swansea University
Students Union
30 September Teaching & learning
Term & Semester dates
January-August Other enrolment (3) Other enrolment events 
(1) For The College, 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) Enrolment for the majority of students on courses starting between 21 September and 1 October. Note your latest acceptance date is 15 October
(3) Enrolment for research and other courses starting between January-August

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