Welcome to Swansea University

Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. Our diverse and welcoming community thrives on exploration and discovery, with a balance of excellent teaching and research, alongside a superb quality of life.

Our commitment to research with real-world benefits has led to 86% of the University’s overall research being rated world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

Swansea University is ranked top in Wales in The Guardian University Guide 2024, and 25th overall. 

The proportion of graduates in employment, study and/or other activities is 95% (HESA 2023).

Students who study here enjoy, are inspired and they achieve – having a greater chance of securing excellent employment prospects.

Our stunning waterfront campuses make us a desirable location for students and staff from around the world, and our multicultural community provides a global perspective, enabling those who join us to develop skills and knowledge that set them on successful and enriching careers.