University of Swansea

Swansea University is located in the waterfront city of Swansea and students are never more than a few metres from the beach.

The university has an excellent sporting reputation and boasts some of the best university athletic facilities in the UK.

University of Swansea



Sporting Achievements:

Ranked 15th in Sports overall
M Rugby - 6th nationally and part of BUCS Super Rugby
W Rugby - 5th nationally
M Futsal –  Welsh League Champions 2020, UEFA Futsal Champions League Qualifying Round 2020
M & W Lacrosse – 5 in Western region.
M & W Soccer – 7th in Western region. Both clubs also compete in Welsh National Leagues.
M & W Surfing – 1st nationally


Ranked 24th Best UK University Overall in The Guardian UK University Guide, 2021.
13th in Media & Film Studies, 12th Politics, 7th Social Policy, 7th Medicine (The Guardian UK Subject Rankings, 2021)
UK University of the Year (WhatUni Student Choice Awards, 2019)

Gower Peninsula an area of outstanding natural beauty is just west of the city.
2 main campuses, both metres away from the beach.

  • On Campus:

International Sports Village containing Athletics & Hockey Centre, Wales National Swimming Pool

Voted 9th best university in UK for student nightlife.