Swansea University

About the institution

Swansea University is situated in parkland and botanical gardens overlooking Swansea Bay and located near the beaches of the Gower Peninsula, with a second campus – The Bay Campus – situated on the eastern approach into Swansea. It has almost 16,000 students and was the UK’s first campus university. It describes itself as ‘one of Wales’ finest sporting institutions’ and has hosted sporting events such as the IPC Athletics European Championships and the ILS European Lifesaving Championships.

Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
19,160
Male UG students: 
55%
Female UG students: 
45%
Full-time students: 
87%
Under 21 on entry: 
51%
International: 
14%
Undergraduate: 
83%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 26%
2.1: 49%
2.2: 19%
Pass: 2%

Employability (DLHE)

99%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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