Welcome to Swansea University!

What you need to know

Staff ID Cards

For the purpose of security, all University employees are issued with a Staff ID card. Your card will be issued to you by Library & Information Centre (no.7 on the Singleton Park Campus map, no.5 on the Bay Campus map).

Please report to the Issue Desk in the Library & Information Centre between 10.00 – 12.00 and 14.00 – 16.00 Monday - Friday. You should take your appointment letter and a form of photographic I.D. along with you as means as identification.

For any further queries please contact your card access administrator by using the table below



Humanities and Social Sciences


Medicine Health and Life Science


Science and Engineering 


Academic Services




Residential Services


All other card access requests

cardaccess@swansea.ac.uk or call 01792 295405

Car Parking and Travel

If you would like to park on campus, you need to obtain a car parking permit from the Estates and Facilities Reception. 

You can also speak to the Estates reception to gain more details on obtaining a parking permit, car sharing and staff bus pass schemes. 


For more information visit our page on Pensions at Swansea University.

Your Swansea University Email Address

Your line manager should arrange for your email address to be set up. If you have any questions about your email address, please speak to your line manager in the first instance. Alternatively, you can speak to the IT Support team online, or via the Library & Information Centre.

Health & Safety and Sustainability

We are committed to embedding excellent health and safety management across the University by providing training, support and resources to help you manage risk and ensure you are working safely.

We offer a safe, secure and welcoming experience for our students, staff and visitors with a range of security services including the SafeZone app. 

We are proud of our many achievements in embedding sustainability into University life in areas such as sustainable transport and travel, recycling and a number of sustainability projects and initiatives.  We also have a popular staff engagement programme, SWell.