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Sporty Diverse local nightlife City Campus By the sea

UCAS code: S93

Swansea University offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life. A modern approach to learning is backed by excellent facilities and high standards of teaching. Set in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the breathtaking Gower Peninsula, Swansea surely offers one of the best university locations in the world.
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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Sporty

75%

HIGH

Varied union activities

73%

MED

Political

56%

MED

Creative

58%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

76%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £21.8k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 99% HIGH
Student satisfaction score 78%

Number of students

22,295

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

74%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

5%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

53%

of students are male

Young / Mature

22%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

12%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

347 comments (94 students)
    • Finances

      It hasn’t been a lot of impact I have been able to manage the finances fairly well

      2023, 1st year student, Aerospace Engineering

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    • Overall

      I think the university is really good and well distributed. All the modules are taught very well and in depth.

      2023, 1st year student, Aerospace Engineering

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    • Unilife

      I think uni life is a great opportunity to meet new people and really have a taster of what working in a job feels like

      2023, 1st year student, Aerospace Engineering

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    • Finances

      Five stars: Excellent

      2023, Foundation year student, Computer Science

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    • Support

      Five stars: Excellent

      2023, Foundation year student, Computer Science

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    • Overall

      Four stars: Great

      2023, 1st year student, Law

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