LGBT+ History Month – Coming out in foster care

Firstly, I would like to wish everyone a happy LGBT+ History Month! This month is intended to honour the achievements and experiences of members...

Swansea University’s Triathlon Club

by Fin Hardie Triathlon may not spring to mind as the easiest club to get involved in for a beginner, but this idea is a...

Preview: Guys & Dolls

Guys and Dolls is Frank Loesser’s toe-tapping musical comedy based on the stories and characters of Damon Runyon. This year, Swansea University’s Performing Arts...

LBGT + History Month, February 2018

February is LGBT+ History Month in the UK. This month’s relationship section is about experiences. Coming out is massive for anyone in the LGBT+...

Cosy Contentment at Hoogah – Swansea’s newest cafe

by Annie Harte Following its exploding popularity, you might have heard of the latest well-being craze of ‘hygge’ (pronounced ‘hoo-ga’). Hygge stems from Danish culture...

Hearty Irish Stew

By Hannah Fenlon You will need: 2 lamb chops 2 large potatoes 1 medium onion 1 carrot Salt & pepper to season How to make: Cut the meat into neat pieces, removing...

Blind Date January 18

Rhian, a Masters student studying Communication, Media Practice and PR. Nick, a Masters student studying Politics met at JC’s for a drink. Here’s what...

Agony Aunts January ’18

Dear Agony Aunts, I failed my first piece of coursework and I’m doubting that Uni is for me. Any advice? Okay, first things first we’d...

Pakistan’s attack on transphobia

By Zoya Chishti Pakistan is one of the most conservative countries in the world. It’s a country where homosexuality is still illegal, child marriage makes...

A Christmas Carol @ The Grand Theatre

By Carys Svendsen & Laurence Brown ***/5 ‘You shall be visited by the ghost of reviews past, the ghost of reviews present and the ghost of...

Leviathan Review

By Carys Svendsen *****/5 “...to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath...

Jane Eyre: An Autobiography Review

By Carys Svendsen **/5 Jane Eyre is very much the marmite of the literature world. When Taliesin announced the show Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, I leapt...

Walking in a Swansea Wonderland

By Carys Svendsen It’s that time of the year again: Time for reluctantly accepting the freezing Welsh rain (and perhaps snow) in your warmest outfit...

Upcoming society events

by Heather Dimmer As 2017 comes to a close, a lot of societies will have big events planned to celebrate the end of term or...

Agony Aunts

Dear Heather and Emily, I’m an international student and will not be returning home for the holidays. I’m scared I’ll be really lonely as...

Blind date

Chisomo Phiri, President of the Student’s Union, and Padmanabh Phadke, a second year Business Law student, met at JC’s for a free drink, here’s...

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

By: Emily Maybanks Wednesday (15th November 2017) afternoon saw me – a twenty-something-year-old university student – sitting in the front row at Swansea Grand Theatre,...

Foods you’ll fall for: The best places to visit this Autumn...

by Kassy Fox Though the common practice with most students is to just hop to town and jump into the wonderful chaos that is Tesco...

Foods you’ll fall for: The best places to visit this Autumn...

by Annie Harte Turtle Bay is a funky Caribbean themed restaurant which has just opened on Castle Street. It brings chilled vibes, mouth-watering street food...

Blind date

By Heather Harvey & Emily Jane Griffiths Emily a Masters student studying Professional Translation and Amin a Second Year War and Society student met at...

Agony aunts

Heather and Emily are Waterfront’s very own Agony Aunts and Matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date, have a Campus Crush...

Women Graduates Swansea University Society

by Brandi Hill, President WGSUS The Women Graduates Swansea University Society promotes and advocates for women in higher education to progress in academia and achieve...

‘We’ll see how we roll’ : A short guide to Swansea...

by Carys Svendsen By now you’ve probably seen a cart being wheeled around campus and at least 2 people running behind it while somebody inside...

Quidditch: What is it?

by Charlie McLeod I first joined the Swansea Swans Quidditch Team after noticing the stall at Freshers Fayre. I knew quidditch as the sport played...

The Silent Genocide We Don’t Seem to Care About

by Zoya Chishti Myanmar, also known as Burma, is home to over a hundred different ethnic groups. Myanmar is a Buddhist majority nation, with Buddhists...

A Written Tour of Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

by Carys Svendsen Picture the scene: it’s a typical Swansea day and you’re walking into town whilst horizontal rain is striking your already soaked and...

A Festival Fit for a Poet

By Nicola McAndrew If you’re a university student new to Swansea, or have lived here your whole life, you’ll know by now that this seaside...

Review: La Bohème @ Taliesin 8th October 2017

By Lizzie Findley Since La bohème’s operatic debut, there have been countless interpretations of Puccini’s masterpieces, and 2017 brings us the latest adaptation from the...

Emily talks about Il Divo

  Il Divo is a multi-national classical crossover group. There’s Sébastien Izambard who is a French singer-songwriter; Baritone, Carlos Marìn from Spain; Tenor, Urs Bühler...

Review: Sunset Boulevard at Swansea Grand Theatre

By Molly Dowrick "I am big. It's the pictures That got small" I've always been a bit of a theatre luvvie and I've always enjoyed musical theatre,...

Professor Elwen Evans QC Interview

SUTV's Carlos Tseng speaks with Professor Elwen Evans QC, Head of the College of Law at Swansea University
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Professor Richard B Davies interview

SUTV's Carlos Tseng speaks with Professor Richard B Davies, Vice Chancellor or Swansea University.

Swansea Fringe Festival highlight review – Swansea Laptop Orchestra

By Tom Emlyn September’s Swansea Fringe Festival was a remarkable affair – a 3-day extravaganza that filled the High Street with music, poetry and comedy....

I Don’t Really Understand Surrealist Comedy: Swansea Fringe Giant Seagull Comedy...

By Rory James My relationship with comedy has always been a bit strange to say the least. That’s not to say that I don’t like...

A World of Welsh Whisky: Swansea Fringe Festival

By Heather Dimmer As part of the Swansea Fringe weekend, I attended a whisky tasting session at the Tech Hub in the Urban Village, just...

Review: Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announced

By Ben Larwood & Carys Svendsen ‘The question is: who is going to be murdered?’ As an Agatha Christie newcomer who’s only watched the Doctor Who...

So Why Should You Join A Society?

  by Heather Dimmer Freshers Fayre feels overwhelming, they all have membership fees, and you don’t know which ones to choose. Seriously, don’t worry about it....

The Freshers Guide To Moving Away

by Heather Harvey, Emily Jane Griffiths and Carys Svendsen Moving away from family and friends Moving to university is a huge step for everyone, with the...

Believe me…

by Molly Holborn Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Transgender. In our generation, we've been accepted more than ever. With severe change progressing over a full 20 years,...

World Teachers Day 2017

Emily Maybanks celebrates World Teachers Day 2017 and recalls the teachers and experiences that have made a difference to her life.

A Freshers’ Guide to Culture in Swansea

by Carys Svendsen So you’ve arrived at Swansea and you’re craving a need for a culture adventure but wondering where to go. Fear not, for...

Your Full Time Officers 17/18

by Lauren Kent Let us introduce you to the new student union officers for the academic year 2017/2018! The full-time and part-time officers were elected by...

Review: Abba Forever

By Carys Svendsen Now I know what you’re thinking: how could there possibly be a review for a tribute act for one of the most...

Swansea Science Festival

By Heather Dimmer This year’s annual Swansea Science Festival at the Waterfront Museum played host to more than forty exhibits over seven exhibition zones, with...

Swansea Fringe: The Preview Review

By Rory James The Swansea Fringe Festival cometh, and it promises to showcase talented performers, poets, musicians and comedians, all from the local area. The...

Eid Mubarak!: Eid Celebrations at Swansea University

By Rory James On Friday 1st September, Muslims around the world celebrated “Eid Ul Adha”, the “Sacrifice Feast”, which is one of the holiest events...

Preview: ABBA Forever @ Swansea Grand Theatre, 7th September

By Carys Svendsen ABBA – Forever, presented by Sweeney Entertainments, is one of the UK’s leading International tribute shows. It’s enjoyed by  theatre audiences from...

Wolf Alice interview

Xtreme radio's Alex Evans speaks to Theo Ellis and Joff Oddie from Wolf Alice ahead of their show at the Muni Arts Centre. Alex: How...

Bug Week Invades Oriel Science during May Half-Term, Monday 29th May...

Get up close to cockroaches, giant millipedes, stick insects, maggots and more during Oriel Science’s Bug Week from Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd...

Launch of Gorffennol, the Swansea University History Department Student Journal

By Amy Megson Thursday, 25 May, is the launch of the History Department’s student-led journal, Gorffennol. We would like to welcome students and staff, from...

Success for Swansea Uni Sub Aqua Charity Event

On the 10th May, Swansea University's Sub Aqua club organised a  beach clean and BBQ fundraiser at Swansea Bay. Club member Evie Furness said "We had...

Liberation: Year in Review

By Akosua Darko I am proud to have been Waterfront’s first Liberation Editor since 2015. Thank you to everyone who has read my articles and...

A Case For Dating Older Men

By Anonymous I am sick of going on dates with people around my age, 21. Most of them have no goals, ambition or gentlemanly etiquette....

Blind Date Re-cap

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra Seeing as it’s the end of the year, we decided to catch up with a few of our blind...

Goodbye my lover…we’re just friends

So, you’ve finally done it, you’ve finished your essays, finished your exams, all that’s left to do is graduate…and finish your relationship (if you...

Agony Aunts

Dear Shannon and Faye, I’ve started dating someone, I really like them, but there are a couple of red flags. Their personality has completely...

Beetroot, Butterbean & Dill Burgers

By Nathan Lloyd On the subject of ‘the end of uni’, it’s quickly approaching the time when, like turtles looking for a mate, migrating students...

Fan of Craft Beer and Burgers? You Need to Try The...

By Nathan Lloyd American food is equally as easy to nail as it is to mess up monumentally. Hands up, who’s had more than one...

How To Plan The Perfect Barbecue

By Heather Wood The temperature is rising, the shops are selling sunglasses and swimsuits. It must be summer. Well almost. The evermore occurring sunshine means...

Gym Gym (Gymdeithas Gymraeg)

by Rebecca Martin, translated by Meg McNab  Ar y 25ain o Fawrth, 2017, fe wnaeth Y Gymdeithas Gymraeg cynnal digwyddiad a oedd yn gwbl newydd...

So, I Joined a Sorority…

By Shannon Jones We’ve all heard the stereotypes of the sorority girl: the pretty, popular, stuck-up girls that aren’t too sharp when it comes to...

Rocking All Over The World

This January Surf, Snowriders and Rowing set out on some epic trips across Europe! The Surf club have recently returned from Fuerta Ventura after taking...

Agony Aunts

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra Shannon and Faye are Waterfront’s very own agony aunts and matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date...

Mis Mawrth Unwaith Eto

By Meg McNab Chwifiwch hwyl fawr i Chwefror, mae’r gwanwyn wedi dod. Byddwn yn gweld y diwedd o’r gaeaf a’i thywydd erchyll. Fe fydd hi...

Twin Town

There are many options available to me to introduce you to a true part of Welsh heritage, some you will know (you can’t avoid...

Blind Date

We send our blind date couples to JC’s bar and coffee shop, which serves a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, speciality coffees, pub meals,...

Jackfruit ‘Lamb’ Cawl

By Nathan Lloyd Cawl is an institution in Wales, the cornerstone of hearty home cooking that dates back to time immemorial. It’s traditionally a simple,...

Freezy meals: Potato and Stilton soup

By Harry McKenna This recipe is great for lunches as the potato adds extra weight to the soup, filling you up for longer. I bought...

Traveling in Style with Brendan Sheerin

By Sarah Harris The red cards are poised, the Segways are on standby and our favourite tour guide is back in business. Brendan Sheerin is pinning...

Debating and Feminist Society Collide!

The 8th of March marks International Women’s Day. This day commemorates a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women....

Cinderella

By Zoe Stabler All of the performing arts societies collaborated together for a performance of the much loved ‘Cinderella’ performed in February in the Taliesin....

Swansea amateur cook makes the finale of LoSalt’s food competition

By Heather Wood Representing Wales, Jordan Brice, a Swansea Maths undergraduate made the finale of a national cooking competition in early February. Jordan and four...

The Greatest Super Bowl Ever: Tom Brady, Hamilton, Gaga and a...

Another year; another Super Bowl. The grandiose event that showcases the American love for spectacle. Arguably, the biggest sporting event in the U.S., if...

Find your ROOT to good health

We all know student life is full on. From the pre drinks to the almighty weekly "sesh" and studying in between, it is a...

Swansea Stands up to Donald 

Hundreds gather in Swansea to show solidarity to Refugees and minorities that President Trump has threatened.  All around the United Kingdom, citizens picked up their...

Blind Date

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra In a bid to try and help more Swansea students find love this Valentine’s, we decided to matchmake two...

Agony Aunts

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra Shannon and Faye are Waterfront’s very own agony aunts and matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date...

Swansea food: cheap & easy

By Heather Wood In the finale of Planet Earth 2 last year we saw the team exploring the new habitat providing an urban area for...

Armenian stuffed peppers

By Nathan Lloyd You’ll need: 5-6 medium/large red bell peppers, charred For the filling: 80g of cooked rice (per person) 1/2 fried courgette, chopped finely  (I used some from...

Going Dutch – My Adventures in the land of the bikes,...

By Lauren Putt It’s hard to believe that over a year ago I was getting ready to embark on my third year abroad in Nijmegen,...

Onion rings, not engagement rings – A Valentine’s day survival guide…

By Shannon Jones & Faye Vlietstra It’s that time of year again: Valentine’s Day, where everything becomes overpriced and love seems to be the only thing...

Croeso Lounge: A Real Gem For The New Mumbles Waterfront

By Nathan Lloyd and Heather Wood The adventurous bar group, Loungers, has opened another venue in Swansea. Located in the centre of town overlooking the...

what world am i living in?

Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America, Brexit wins, far right movements across Europe are rising and winning because...

Mulled cherry tarts

These cherry tarts are a quick and easy way of pleasing guests and delivering the kind of low effort, maximum impact impression we all...

Edible presents

‘Tis the season for giving, but let’s be honest none of us have any money and what we do have goes on food. Heather...

christmas in copenhagen

By Nathan Lloyd The semester is nearly done and things are beginning to feel a bit more festive. Parties have become a little more mulled...

the art society: life drawing

By Hazel Stabler This year, a whole host of new societies have already become some of the most successful and incredible this university has ever...

shoreline theatre: waiters needed

Waiters Needed was a wonderful set of three one act plays encapsulating the audience and giving us a night of laughter, more laughter and...

blind date: Emily & Alex

Emily (21), a fourth year American Studies student and Alex (21), a third year Ancient History student, met for a free drink in JCs....

agony aunts

Shannon and Faye are Waterfront’s very own agony aunts and matchmakers. If you’re interested in going on a Blind Date or have a question you...

Las Iguanas New Winter Menu

By Nathan Lloyd & Heather Wood Myself and Heather were invited by the Swansea branch of Las Iguanas to try out their new Winter menu....

Taliesin Arts Centre

Taliesin Arts Centre is your on campus arts hub, providing a range of films, live performances and live stream broadcasts to suit everyone. Live music...

New societies for 2016

By Hazel Stabler Fresher’s fayre is over, the tent has been brought down, and lectures have begun. And yet, the time for joining new societies...

Top five places for breakfast in Swansea

By Heather Wood Zinco Lounge 24 Princess Way, Swansea SA1 5HE ££ Zinco Lounge is a relaxed atmosphere, full of character. A large restaurant, decorated with different tables,...

Top 5 Places to go to drink coffee

By Nathan Lloyd Congratulations, you’ve made it to week - what week is this again? Whatever. You’ve made it this far. While the weather’s been...