10 Movies Which Prove Horror Is Making A Comeback

10 MOVIES WHICH PROVE HORROR IS MAKING A COMEBACK By Sophie Sadler Whether you’re a fan or not, it’s hard to deny the increasing prestige and...

All Bi Myself

All Bi Myself By Jessica Williams   Aged nineteen now, it doesn’t feel like it was long ago that I came out for the first time at...

As Rohit

"As Rohit" By Ashish Dwivedi As wise as my palm speaks, as bald as the privacy doors, as brave as a wounded seagull, as feminine as the...

Dopplle – the clothes swapping app for university students

Dopplle is a student led start-up that aims to bring accessible, sustainable fashion to students who want to look good whilst on a budget,...

Reasons to Join a Society

Reasons to Join a Society By Rachel Hart “Should I join a society?”- The oh-so familiar question every fresher asks themselves upon arriving at University. You...

World Mental Health Day: Be Kind To Your Mind

World Mental Health Day: Be Kind to Your Mind By Sali Earls   October 10 is World Mental Health Day. It’s an important day in the calendar...

Ssshh, Wait!

I think the Nobel is the reason.   I was reading a savvy introduction to Animation Studies, ed. by Jayne Pilling, and was determined to finish...

A Passion For Podcasts

A Passion for Podcasts: Bingeworthy Audio Drama by Sali Earls   I love podcasts. I’ve been listening to a wide range for years, from documentaries and news...

Singleton: Keeping The Park

Surrounded by the settlements of Derwen Fawr to the west, Sketty to the north, Brynmill to the east and part of the sweep of...

Trans and Non-Binary Support Group

TNBS - pronounced Tenbies - is a monthly support group that has been set up by the Societies and Services Officer Georgia-Rose, after the...

An Introduction to Societies at Swansea

An Introduction to Societies at Swansea By Rachel Hart University provides the perfect opportunity to meet people, diversify and immerse yourself in new activities. Despite the...

Postgraduate Research: What To Expect

Postgraduate Research: What To Expect By Sophie Sadler Are you a new PhD or Masters student this year? Or perhaps a third year considering research in...

No Longer Sick Of It

No Longer Sick of it By Alex Speed On March 23rd Prime Minister Boris Johnson sat down to address the nation. In his short speech, he...

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Bethan’s Book Of The Month by Bethan Bates Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi  Recommended to me by a friend and fellow literature student, I bought...

How Clothes Can Create a First Impression

How Clothes can Create a First Impression By Rhianydd Sword Welcome Freshers! I hope that you’re all settling in and getting used to what will be...

Dressing For Socials

Dressing for Socials by Chiara Cimmino   When it comes to hockey, the sport itself isn’t the only thing, there are also the socials that need to...

In Her Eyes

In Her Eyes By Sali Earls I groaned as the alarm went off. Five more minutes. Just five more. I knew I had to get up...

Swansea Sports: Three That Fit For Freshers

Swansea’s Sports: 3 That Fit for Freshers. By Efan Willis University sports enables students, both old and new, to enjoy the full benefits of student living;...

Volunteering with Discovery

Volunteering with Discovery By Owain Brooks I started volunteering with Discovery during my second year in order to expand my CV and my employability. The first...

Some Advice To Incoming Freshers

Some Advice to Incoming Freshers! By Bethan Collins  Despite now going into my third year at Swansea, it really doesn’t feel like freshers was so long...
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Catering Outlets on Campus

Find out where to eat, drink and shop on campus at Swansea University! Between two campuses with over 15 outlets, Catering Services at Swansea University...

Glimpse of Ramadan experience in Swansea during Covid 19

This year sees an unusual Ramadan for many families, staff members, and students at Swansea University. Twelve weeks ago I was sitting with staff and...

Passover Bagels – Recipe

Makes 12 bagels ½ cup cold waters Pinch of salt ½ cup vegetable oil ½ tablespoon sugar 1 cup matzo meal 3 large eggs   Method Put water, salt, vegetable oil and...

What Exactly is Passover?

Passover or Pesach, is an annual festival, and arguably one of the most observed within the Jewish religion. It is a holiday filled with...

Quarantine Coiffeur – Stay Sane with Societies

James is a proud Swansea University student and since being in lockdown, James has got rather experimental with his hair. Through various escalating stages, his haircut has given him...

Society of the Month – February

Winners  This year’s Society of the Month is the Malaysian Society  The Malaysian Society spent the month of February organising the WMS: Welsh Malaysian Shield. This...

DMAs Interview

One of my favourite songs of yours is In the Air; what was the inspiration behind that song? It's a love song about moving on...

The International Student’s Mental Health

As University Mental Health Day is approaching we just thought we would give you a few hints and tips on how to survive uni...

DMA’s Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, November 11th 2019 (supporting Liam Gallagher) –...

Upon entering the front doors of Cardiff’s sold-out Motorpoint Arena from the chilly night air, the temperature change is tangible. There is a real...

The Right Side of History

In our classrooms In 2019 We sit and we learn Of everyone in history who was wrong We convince ourselves we And we alone Would have fought for the good...

Pice ar y maen/Welshcakes

Cynhwysion/Ingredients: 250g (8oz) blawd/self-raising flour 75g (3oz) menyn (wedi’i dorri’n fân)/butter (cut into small pieces) 75g (3oz) cyrans/currants 75g (3oz) siwgr caster/caster sugar 1 wy/egg Ychydig bach o laeth (i...

The CTE Epidemic

CTE, or ‘chronic traumatic encephalopathy’, is a “progressive brain condition that is caused by repeated blows to the head”, according to the NHS. Many...

Long-Distance Valentine’s

Even if you’re familiar with the struggles of a long-distance relationship, this article might give you some new ideas on how to celebrate the...

The Amityville Murders: All You Need to Know

The Amityville horrors have been a source of media coverage for years now whether it be through written means, Netflix films, or interviews. However,...

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I missed home in London, missed Abertawe in Lancaster, missed my father in the unwanted streets of my asylum called mind. I missed my laughter in this flat I...

The Room Mates By Rachel Sargeant – Review & Interview

Imagine reliving the horror of freshers’: the strangers for flatmates, hoarding dirty dishes in the sink, projectile vomiting at pres and the mystery of...

The Year I Didn’t Eat By Samuel Pollen – Review

I normally read within certain genres of fiction, so I tend to challenge myself to read outside of these fictitious boundaries, to explore other...

Queen and Slim Review

An awkward first date that very quickly evolves into a lovers on the run scenario, in this directorial debut from Melina Matsoukas. There is...

Studying Abroad: What to Look Forward To

Travelling to a brand new country can be a daunting thing, especially when you’re planning to stay there for a significant amount of time...

Lent

Lent is a liturgical season within the Catholic Church that takes place over forty days beginning on Ash Wednesday and runs through to Holy Thursday;...

Meet Swansea’s Filipino Society

Here at Waterfront, we are determined to help promote all the different societies and events one can get involved in here at the university...

Butternut Squash and Chorizo Orzo

After Christmas, exams, and the month long slog that is January, getting back into a good routine can be difficult. So here's a lovely,...

Gwisg Gymreig Draddodiadol

Fel rhan o draddodiad Cymreig fe greuwyd y wisg draddodiadol nôl yn y 19eg ganrif. Fe ddaeth y ddelwedd yn boblogaidd yn gyntaf yn...

Santes Dwynwen

Ar y 25ain o Ionawr bob blwyddyn mae’n ddiwrnod Santes Dwynwen, ond pwy yw Dwynwen a pam ei bod yn ddiwrnod cenedlaethol Cymreig? Nawddsant cariadon...

Tymor yr Hydref

Rydym fel cymdeithas wedi cael tymor brysur a llwyddiannus yn ystod yr Hydref, gan gynnal nifer o ddigwyddiadau hwylus a gwahanol i’n aelodau. Cododd...

What is Going On?

The coming weeks are looking to be very interesting in the world of News, and that 2020 has so far provided us with many...

Society of the Month – November

Conservation & Ecology November’s Society of the Month is the Conservation & Ecology Society. They’ve been very hard at work engaging with not just their...

Zero Waste Living and Eating

As we become more aware of how we as humans affect our environment there is a growing interest in zero waste living, especially surrounding...

Society Spotlight – October

October 2019  Society of the Month – Geography Society  On Monday 7th October, the Geography Society held a drop in Coffee and Cake morning in aid of the charity YoungMinds. This charity focuses...

Swansea University Lacrosse Club Summer News

Swansea University Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse teams had an incredibly successful season last year. With an undefeated season in the Western 1A for the...

Another great year for Swansea University Badminton

Swansea University Badminton have had a successful year with a lot of victories. At the start of the year, we lost two of our teams...

A Glimpse At Varsity Spirit

This Varsity was the spot of Cardiff's defence of their Shield and title. The day was graced with beautiful weather and even finer camaraderie....

Capturing A Snippet Of Varsity

Varsity was an exciting, eventful and energetic day for both competitors and spectators. It was a day of triumphs and losses with the upper...

Swansea University Kickboxing

On the 23rd of March, Swansea University Kickboxing took part in the University Kickboxing Championship in Leeds, a huge event with almost 249 fighters...

A Poem From The Soul

A Poem from the Soul I was once told Poetry comes from the soul. Told, It flows out of you So, I listened. Listened to my soul, To what she had...

The Lights Are On

In the broken elevator. Tom pressed the alarm five minutes ago. The shock-second, when the elevator shuddered, is over. He did the automatic; pressed...

Howards End – The Ultimate Period Drama

It’s hard to find a film that is both eloquent and insightful in its search for meaning and nourishment, but Howards End also finds...

The Top 5 Indie Games of 2019

Afterparty Available on PC/ MAC. Produced and written by Night School Studio, this vivid game relies on its electric storytelling. This game’s atmosphere is unusual...

Google Steps into Console Gaming

With hundreds of millions of people watching gaming content on YouTube every single day, will Google really be able to make this platform a...

Study Guilt

Exams are one of the most stressful times of year and the pressure to perform is at it's highest; leading to lack of self-care,...

Live Review: The Amazons

11th February, Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach. I walk inside out of the cold night to be greeted by a small, intimate venue known for...

Balley Records: The Home of Modern Punk

Founded by Idles manager Mark Bent and Idles vocalist Joe Talbot, Balley Records is revolutionary as the home of hardcore punk bands due to...

Summer Ball

We’ve got a stellar line-up for Summer Ball this year with some of the biggest artists in the country coming to join us for...

Swansea Grand’s Comedy Club (and how you can win free tickets!)

On the final Wednesday of every month, Swansea Grand Theatre hosts its very own Comedy Club. Situated in the theatre’s Art Wing - a...

Women’s Hockey Head to Varsity

The day arrived and the Swansea University Ladies varsity squad were up early ready to get the bus to Cardiff. The girls were excited...

How Swansea Women’s Hockey Prepare for Varsity

The lead up to varsity can be a very stressful and straining time for the Swansea University Ladies varsity squad. Having a well thought...

Varsity: How Do Swansea Teams Prepare?

On April 10th, thousands of Swansea University students will descend on Cardiff for the most hotly awaited event of the year- Welsh Varsity. For...

BUCS Indoor Athletics Nationals 2019 Report

In what is always one of the most exciting weekends of the athletics calendar, BUCS Indoors was upon us once again and saw the...

Club in focus: Sailing

Swansea University Sailing Club kicked off the year with a sizeable intake of first years who came along to our taster session, showing mixed...

I Had the Time of My Life: Dirty Dancing – The...

The revamped version of the timeless classic did a brief stint at the Grand Theatre at the end of February. Being a colossal fan...

Passover

This time of the year means so much to so many different people. Around the corner are many religious holidays which people all around...

Making your Own Chocolate Easter Egg

Those of you with a sweet tooth will probably be looking for something special to sate your appetite this Easter, and what is a...

Going to University with a Learning Disability

Throughout my entire sixteen years in full time education, I have always been aware of having a learning disability. In my case, it’s dyspraxia....

White Noise

by Sebastian Fletcher

The Sky is Not Blue

by Lizzy Brown  

How Moneyball is an Outside Shout for Best Sporting Movie Ever

With Varsity rapidly approaching, the focus on sport has really picked up, infiltrating the thoughts and actions of everyone at Swansea. No? Maybe it’s...

Why we need to talk about intersectionality

Intersectionality is a word that we’ve heard a lot over the course of recent years. In a world as diverse as ours, it only...

The Rule of Thirds

Taking a professional looking photograph is easier than it seems, and by following the ‘Rule of Thirds’ this varsity, the photos you can capture...

Signifying Home

Gaming has become a way in which to discover a whole host of possibilities, but how much of Welsh culture, or indeed Wales itself,...

Euthanasia: Boon or Bane?

Derived from the Greek language, the word ‘euthanasia’ refers to the act of consciously ending one’s life with the intention of relieving them from...

Managing you

Managing time is a hurdle that every individual has to navigate, even after finishing university. Now that exam season has arrived, it quite easily...

Elections ’19

They campaigned and you voted - now meet your new elected officers for 2019/20

The Death of the Batfleck

When it was announced 5 years ago that DC were progressing their cinematic universe with Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, I was excited....

They Are Us

In the wake of tragedy, it takes strength to hold a community together, and New Zealand’s president Jacinda Ardern has done just that. The...

Good Will Hunting: A review

An Oscar winning movie, but is it worthy of that title? Or is it just another overrated dud? (Here’s looking at you, Black Panther)...

Club in Focus: Swansea University Karate

This year, Swansea University Karate Club has had some wonderful achievements. Just before the Christmas break, the club had their first grading for the...

Mac’s hats

Mac Demarco is undeniably a great artist. A multi-instrumentalist and producer whose 3 albums have been met with critical acclaim. Since the release of...

Bikini Kill: Modern Day Rebel Girls

The Riot Grrrl of the 1990’s is still considered to be one of the most prominent movements in music. No group pioneered this underground...

Verve 37: For the Love of Tapas

Verve 37, “an award-winning wine bar and restaurant” reached out to us here at Waterfront in the hope of receiving some coverage, not only...

What should you give into for Lent?

This time of year is possibly the least stressful in the life of a student - exams are not yet with us and the...

Birdman

If somehow Alejandro González Iñárritu's excellent movie Birdman slipped under your radar, do yourself a favour and go see it. The writing is off...

Roma: The truest form of a cinematic experience

There are a million ways to begin describing a film, but one can only begin describing Roma by calling it one of, if not...

Period.

I am a woman, 21. I once had a friend say to me that they wanted to be girl, a woman. There are many...

Let’s talk about Polyamory

Let’s face it: love is a weird thing. It comes in so many shapes and forms, and nobody quite understands it. Some say it...

The Great Unknown

Sometimes it is the answer to the necessity of fleeing, to set oneself free from the psychological and physical pressure of a particular place....

It’s normal not to be okay

Mental health has become an increasingly prevalent part of our society. The unrelenting pace of modern life is enough to drive the most organized...

Behind the curtain of Legally blonde

Having watched the show, I couldn’t wait to find out a bit more about what had been going on backstage. Here is what Director...

Ohmigod you guys: The Taliesin goes Blonde

On Friday 15th and Saturday 16th February, the Swansea University’s Performing Arts societies came together to put on a collaborative performance of the Broadway...