COVID-19 Support Fund

This funding has been provided by the Welsh Government’s Covid-19 Reserve, to support the national response to the pandemic, and has been distributed to universities by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW).

Register to Vote!

Voting in a Senedd election is your chance have your say about who’ll represent you and your community at the Senedd.

Graduate Outcomes Survey

The Graduate Outcomes survey is a statutory, national survey managed by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). It is the biggest annual social survey in the UK and captures information on the activities and perspectives of graduates. Simply put, it’s your opportunity to be part of the big picture of education!

University Climate Action Week

Over the last week, we have been marking University Climate Action Week!

SU Easter Update

Click here to see updates on our services while the SU Offices are closed from Wednesday the 31st March until Thursday 15th April.

Student Forum 23.03.2021

If you missed the Student Forum earlier this week, you can watch it back here!

Learning & Teaching: Looking to the Future

How have the changes to learning and teaching in the last twelve months affected you?

Your Education Officer, Theresa, is looking to speak to students from the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law to hear your thoughts on this very important subject.

Theresa is looking to hear what has improved your learning and teaching, and what you would like improved. She will then take this forward to the University as they plan for the next academic year.

SU Elections 2021 - Winner's Acceptance Speeches

The results are in! And your team of Student Officers are so excited to get started! They've put some videos together to introduce themselves and thank their campaign teams.

Elections 2021 - The Results!

The results are in! We want to congratulate all the candidates and winners on a successful Elections period! In these Elections, we had 1,692 voters casting over 18,496 votes!

Census 2021

All students should be included in the census.

Wherever you are, from halls to your old bedroom at home, every student should be included in the census.

The National Societies and Volunteering Awards

It’s been anything but average this year…
With hundreds of amazing society and volunteering activities happening every week, the winners of the National Societies & Volunteering Awards will be those that have gone above and beyond.

Need to Talk Right Now?

It’s vital that when people reach out for support or share their experiences of ill mental health that they are treated with dignity, respect and empathy. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, support is here and you will be listened to.

Candidate Straw Polls

We know that it can be tricky to pick out a candidate that speaks for you amongst some crowded fields. That’s why we’ve asked the candidates to fill in these straw polls to help you understand where their priorities are for the next year.

International Women's Day 2021

Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day 2021. Between 7th & 12th March we have an array of talks and panel discussions, interactive open conversations, mentoring opportunities and engaging workshops with the aim of celebrating the social, economic and cultural achievements of women within the wider Swansea University community.

Vote. Vote! VOTE!

These Elections are your opportunity to vote in your new student leaders of Swansea SU. Click here to meet your candidates, read their manifestos, and vote!

Rep of the Month - February

The ‘Rep of the month’ is to reward and recognise the hard work and contribution of the Reps throughout the year, and here are some of the people who support your academic experience behind the scenes.

Census 2021

All students should be included in the census.

Wherever you are, from halls to your old bedroom at home, every student should be included in the census.

AGM 2021 Review

This year’s AGM, our first held virtually, opened with introductions from your Full-Time Officers who presented the meeting.

Debunking Disability Myths

If you've got a question about disabilities but have been too scared to ask, this is your chance! Send in your questions about disability and we'll answer them to help break taboos and start a conversation.

National Student Survey

The NSS gives you the opportunity to say what you think about your course at Swansea.

The University will also use this information to make real changes to the student experience.

Responses will remain anonymous to your university or college.

AGM Motions

The AGM provides the opportunity to vote on any motions that are put forward. A motion is a way to make a change to how the SU runs.

Food On Campus

SOS-UK are carrying out research to find out more about your views and opinions related to food, including the food at your university.

The survey is open to everyone, no matter what your eating or food preferences are.

The survey will take around 15 minutes to complete, and on completion, you will be in with a chance of winning a cash prize of either £250, £100 or 10 x £25. The survey closes on 28th February 2021.

Rep of the Month - January

The ‘Rep of the month’ is to reward and recognise the hard work and contribution of the Reps throughout the year, and here are some of the people who support your academic experience behind the scenes.

What's An AGM?

So it’s time for this year’s AGM! You might be new to Swansea or haven’t attended one before. We’ve put together some common questions and answers so you can know what to expect from this year’s AGM!

No Detriment Policy FAQs

Your Officer team have helped put together some info all about the No Detriment Framework in place to support you and your studies during the pandemic.

Virtual Refreshers

Chat to societies and the SU Officer team virtually between 2pm and 4pm.

Run to be an SU Officer

Click here to run to be an SU Officer or to the positions available in our Elections.

Nominations are Open!

You can now stand as a candidate in our SU Elections! You can run to be a Full-Time Officer, which is a full-time employed position at the SU, or you can run to be a Part-Time Officer, which is a role you undertake alongside your studies.

Welsh Government announce £40 million for students

SU President Ffion welcomes the funding to help cover expenses like accommodation costs and also improve access to online learning.

Part-Time Officers Update

Your team of elected Part-Time Officers who represent you in addition to their studies have had a busy term one! Here's a little update from them.

We're One of the Most Vegan-Friendly Unis in the UK!

We are thrilled to be listed by PETA as one of the most vegan-friendly universities in the UK!

Election Announced!

Keep an eye on our website for updates.

An Update from your Elected Officer Team

It’s no secret that the COVID restrictions have negatively impacted student wellbeing and experience, and we are here to listen to you, help you and represent you through this time.

Reps of the Month

The ‘Rep of the month’ award is meant to reward and recognise the hard work and contribution of the Reps throughout the year, and here are some of the people who support your academic experience behind the scenes.

Annual Impact Report

Take a look at what we've done over the past 12 months to enhance the student experience at Swansea.

Academic Integrity Starts With You

As we are now drawing closer to the assessment period, our contacts on the Academic Integrity Advisory group of the QAA are reporting increased incidences of extortion and black mail by Essay Mills.

Christmas Update

An update from the SU

Movember Round Up

Movember is over but you have raised an amazing £60,000 for men's health and mental health charities!

Our Strategic Plan

We are here to make your student life better, and here's how we plan to do it.

Speak Up This Speak Week

It’s Speak Week! This is our annual campaign where we ask you to answer just one question.

British Sign Language Resources

This November, we are raising awareness of the issues felt by our students with disabilities, as part of Disability History Month. Your elected Commuter Students Officer has put together a list of online resources on British Sign Language.

Diversifying Library Collections

Your Education Officer, Theresa, comments on the library diversifying its collections.

Welsh Government Guidelines

The fire-break in Wales has ended but there are new national measures in place for our safety.

Movember

The 1st of Movember has arrived! Here's how to get involved.

Black History Month Events

If you've missed any of our events from the months celebrations, we've got your back...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Shop our special edition pink hoodie with free white tee. All profits to charity.

£10 million Welsh Government Funding

SU president Ffion responds to the announcement of the funding to support Welsh students through coronavirus.

National coronavirus fire-break

We understand that this is a difficult time, and as your SU, we are here for you.

Call and collect at Costcutter

You can now order your shopping via phone and collect in our Costcutter store on Singleton Campus.

Voting Is Open!

Voting is now open for our Autumn Elections! You now have the chance to elect your fellow students to represent you as Part-Time Officers, NUS Delegates, and Subject Reps.

Sexual Misconduct Awareness

Your Welfare Officer Liza and Societies & Services Officer Georgia-Rose are working together to tackle Sexual Misconduct by introducing a compulsory module, consent training and resources.

BAME Students' Advisory Committee

Your Education Officer Theresa has won the VoxStudents challenge to turn her idea of a BAME Students' Advisory Committee into reality.

Read the safety measures we have in place to keep you safe in our shops

We are open

Find out the opening times for our shops on campus, including the safety measures we have in place to keep you safe

Face coverings on campus

Face masks must be worn by staff and students. Read about the Covid-19 health and safety measures

Stand in our Autumn Elections

We are looking to elect Subject Reps, Part-time Officers and NUS Delegates to represent the student body