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Swansea University

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.

Varied union activities

71%

MED

Political

52%

MED

Creative

55%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

77%

HIGH

Sporty

73%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Student satisfaction score 82% HIGH
Average graduate salary £21k MED

Number of students

16,985

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

84%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

13%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

53%

of students are male

Young / Mature

16%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

19%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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