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Swansea University (Prifysgol Abertawe)

About Swansea

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  • Officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe), is a coastal city and county in Wales.
  • It is the second largest city in Wales after Cardiff, and the twenty-fifth largest city in the UK. Swansea lies within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan and the ancient Welsh commote of Gŵyr. Situated on the sandy South West Wales coast, the county area includes the Gower Peninsula and the Lliw uplands.
  • During its 19th-century industrial heyday, Swansea was a key centre of the copper industry, earning the nickname ‘Copperopolis’.

Swansea University (Prifysgol Abertawe) Facts

  • Comfortably one of the top 30 research-intensive universities in the UK in the recent government-sponsored review of the quality of research in every university (The Research Excellence Framework – REF2014).
  • Ninety per cent of Swansea’s research was judged to be internationally excellent in its impact and a third of our research is now classed as world-leading.
  • Swansea University is ranked 16th in the UK for graduate employment, further proof that our students are benefitting from our initiatives to help them become global graduates, sought-after in the highly competitive graduate marketplace.
  • TEF Gold
  • Swansea University is set on two beachfront campuses either side of Swansea’s bustling city centre
  • Established in 1920


Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom

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