St Davids is a 26-minute bus ride to Swansea University. Located right in the heart of town; it only takes a short walk to UWTSD Business School, from the property. Furthermore, Swansea University’s New Bay and Singleton Campuses are one direct bus ride away. Living here you can be in Swansea in no time to explore the city attractions and enjoy a meal in one of the famous restaurants in the city centre.
Swansea is a coastal city and county in Wales, the second largest city after Cardiff, and the twenty-fifth largest city in the UK. It is situated on the sandy South West Wales coast. Morriston, Sketty and the city centre are its most populated areas. The two largest rivers in the region are the Tawe, which passes the city centre; and the Loughor, which goes along with Carmarthenshire.
Swansea is full of numerous and various cultural, indoor and outdoor, performing arts venues, such as the Grand Theatre in the centre of the city; as well as stadiums, golf clubs, leisure centres museums, art galleries, and the architectural venue: Oystermouth Castle. Also, the city possesses a wide range of activities including sailing, water skiing, surfing, and other watersports, as well as walking and cycling. Noteworthy to mention its pubs, bars, clubs, and restaurants. All these means of entertainment makes it perfectly flawless for international students to reside in and have a lot of fun.
Swansea University, which is the third largest university in Wales in terms of students numbers, since it offers around 330 undergraduate courses and 120 post-graduate ones to more than 17 thousand students. It has two campuses: The Singleton Park Campus that is situated in Singleton Park west of Swansea city centre, and The Bay Campus which opened in September 2015, bordering on Jersey Marine Beach east of Swansea city centre.
The university is a balanced mixture of history, culture, and various fields of education. It houses the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in the Taliesin building, Students’ Union which is supporting more than 140 different student clubs, and academic departments which are divided into seven colleges: Arts and Humanities, School of Management, College of Law, College of Engineering, College of Human and Health Science, Medical School, and College of Science. Swansea University gives its students an exceptional opportunity to express themselves through running the Xtreme Radio station of the University by themselves. It broadcasts to various regions across the campus and is available on the internet worldly.
Gower College Swansea offers further education and other training courses from seven campuses and venues in the region, such as Analytical and Forensic Science, Health and Social Care, and Sports Science. Sports scholarships are also available, thus the college supports a number of sports academies that permits full-time students to improve their skills in football, hockey, netball, rugby and cricket.
Swansea Metropolitan University is one of The University of Wales Trinity Saint David three main campuses in Carmarthen, Lampeter, and it also has a fourth campus in London. It has four faculties: Applied Design and Engineering, Art and Design, Humanities, and Business and Management.
Swansea railway station has trains to Carmarthen, Tenby and Pembroke Dock, Haverfordwest and Milford Haven, Fishguard Harbour. Also northwards through the Heart of Wales Line via Llanelli, and onwards via Llandovery, Llandrindod and Craven Arms to Shrewsbury. The city has bus services and numerous routes serving almost all of its directions to make it easy for university students to travel easily across the city and the UK.