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Sabbatical Officer for 2019/20

Swansea University Students Union Sabbatical Officers

Swansea University’s Student Union is the home of Sports and Societies. Fresher’s Week is a great opportunity for you to explore everything that the Student Union has to offer, and you might just find your new hobby (Cheese and Wine Society anyone?). Our Singleton Campus is also home to the International Sports Village

Know your Avant-Garde from your Anime? The Film Society is one of over 150 societies and clubs to join, from the University Challenge Society, to the Trampolining Society, and even a VegSoc! So whether you’re a top baker, master archer or an ancient studies enthusiast, we have the society for you. Have a new Society in mind? Fresher’s Week is a great opportunity for you to develop a new society and share your passion with your peers (but please note, the Quidditch Society already exists).

Varisity Race

Sport Swansea offers a huge number of teams to practice sports, whether you are looking to compete with other University’s or simply just to keep fit and enjoy. And each year Swansea and Cardiff Universities go head to head for the sporting event of the year – Varsity! Hosted in Swansea and Cardiff on alternate years, the Varsity tournament sees more than30 sports teams compete in basketball, rowing, golf, hockey and a host of other sports. The main even is the rugby match, hosted in a major stadium with crows of up to 15,000.

Teddy Bear Hospital

Medicine Student doing Outreach in the Community

Medicine Student with Teddy Bear Hospital

The Medical School has a strong student community, with many academic and medically-focussed societies to join including:

Many of our students are also members of sports and activity societies, balancing their studies with fun and social activities.